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Main Index: Native/First Peoples/Metis Surnames | Census Extracts

This is part of a larger project to locate surnames carried by Natives, First Peoples and Metis in Eastern Canada. In this series of posts, I list surnames carried by Aboriginal (or part Aboriginal) individuals in the 1901 and 1911 census for the eastern provinces of Canada. Note: There are regular updates including external links (e.g. maps, encyclopedia) and added information (e.g. specific tribal affiliations). The companion series – Native/First Peoples/Metis [Marriage Records contains many of the same surnames as well as others. Continue reading

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Noel Morin, Cart maker | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

Index: A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

Noel Morin was from St-Etienne (Brie, France). He was a cart maker. Once in New France, he married Helene des Portes in 1640.

 

 

Noel Morin was from St-Etienne (Brie, France). He was a cart maker. Once in New France, he married Helene des Portes in 1640.

 

 

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Abraham Martin, River Pilot | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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Abraham Martin and was a widower when he married Marguerite Langlois in 1666 in Dieppe.

 

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Nicolas Gendron Gendreau, Farmer | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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Nicolas Gendron was from Charente, France. He arrived in New France in 1656 with his wife Marie-Marthe Hubert. The couple settled in Ile D'Orleans.

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Noel Simard, Miller | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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Noel Simard was from Puymoyen (Charente, France). He and his wife Madeleine Racine were married on November 22nd, 1661.

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Etienne Gelinas, Farmer | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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Etienne Gelinas was already a widower when he arrived in New France. His second wife, whom he married in Quebec, was Marie Beauregard.

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Damien Berube, Stonemason | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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Damien Berube arrived in New France in 1671 and was i involved in the establishment of the de la Bouteillerie seigneury in Riviera-Ouelle. He married Jeanne Savonnet on August 22nd, 1679.

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