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Calder | Metis, Mixed heritage Scottish/Cree | Surname Anchor Post

Index:  Indigenous, Metis & Mixed-Heritage Surname Anchor Posts

Each of these posts is dedicated to one surname that is carried by someone connected to indigenous, Metis or mixed-heritage people in Canada.  Please be aware that it’s a synthesis of the information I’ve collected in my own research throughout the years and so it remains a work-in-progress!



  • Surname lists: Surname Anchor PostsMetis (ON)
  • Regions:  Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Western Canada
  • Ethnicity: Metis, Mixed-heritage: Scottish, Cree
  • Associated surnames:  Alexander, Allan, Ballendine, Begg, Bird, Bourget, Bousquet, Budd, Chastellaine, Cummings, Dennet, Falster, Fidler, Flett, Foulds, Gibson, Hamelin, Harley, Hewitt, Hill, Hourie, Howse/House, Humphrey, Jourdain, Kenswatch, L’Hirondelle, Loutit, Lucier, Lyons, Martin, Matheson / Mathieson, McDonald, Morrisseau, Parker, Penco, Perreault, Petit Coteau, Piche, Pollard, Pommereau, Robinson, Sinclair, Smith, Sutherland, Thomas, Vanasse/Anass, Woods.
  • Misc.:  1. One Metis line of Calders descends from from Scotsman Marcus Calder and a Cree woman named Margaret of Moose Factory. The Ontario line descends from James Calder and Maria Gibson through their children:  Robert Calder (m. Marie Jourdain), William Calder (m. Nancy L. Loutit), Margaret Calder (m. William C. Mcdonald), Maria Calder (m. Alexandre Bruyere), Mary Jane Calder (m. George Constantine Allan). 2. Scroll down for External Links to Calder Metis biographies.





Edmonton West |  Indian Reserve  (1921)

Strathcona  |  Hobbema I.R.,  Bobtail  I.R.(1911)

The Territories  |  Edmonton Agency  (1901)

The Territories  |  Edmonton West  (1901)

The Territories  |  Lac Sainte-Anne  (1901)

The Territories  |  Saddle Lake  (1901)

The Territories  |  Saddle Lake, Whitefish Lake  (1901)

The Territories  |  St. Albert   (1901)



Comox-Atlin  48 |  Atlin  (1911)



Selkirk  |  St. Andrew’s  (1901)  June 2021



Algoma  | McIrvine  (1901)

Thunder Bay and Rainy River  |  Calders in McIrvine  (1911)



The Territories  |  Prince Albert West  (1901)




AION   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [ON]


B …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]


BAST    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [MB]


BENA   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]


BLAN   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]


BRAS   [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [ON]


C …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [BC-MB-ON-Western Canada Metis Scrip]


COON   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]


DELM    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [Western Canada Metis Scrip|


F  ….    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]


H …  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]


HERY   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [MB-ON-Western Canada Metis Scrip]


MARB   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [ON]


MEGA … | Native – First Peoples – Metis [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [ON]


MCCU   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [ON-Western Canada Metis Scrip]


P  …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [Western Canada Metis Scrip]


PETE    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [Western Canada Metis Scrip] 


PIGE   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [BC]


SNOW   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]


V  …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB-Western Canada Metis Scrip]






Main Index: Canadian Census Extracts by Region & by Nation

Index: Canadian Marriage Extracts in Alphabetical Order

Index: First Nations and Metis Surname Lists



Calder, Horatio Nelson [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

Calder, William [Gabriel Dumont Institute]



November 17, 2020 - Posted by | . | , ,

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