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Giroux | Metis, Algonquin, Iroquois (?), 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 personal research throughout the years and is in no way complete!






  • Surname lists: Surname Anchor PostsMetis (ON)
  • Regions:  Ontario, Quebec, Territories
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Algonquin, Iroquois (?), Cree
  • Associated surnames:  Auger, Beneen, Berger/Burgie, Bonneau, Boucher, Boyer, Campion, Courteoreille, Dauphinais, Dion, Emond, Gladu, Hamelin, John, Jollifeu, Kiseynick, Laforge, Lalonde, Lesperance, L’Hirondelle, Maskinek, Morin, Munchoos, No Hat, Obiston, Okimaw, Panotch, Petit, Poulin, Shaw, Short, Surprenant.
  • Misc.:  A recognized line of Ontario Metis descends from Pierre Giroux and Marie Madeleine Louise St. Onge dit Letard through their offspring: Francis Giroux (m. Harriet Bamanakinang & Celeste Lemay), Jacques Giroux (m. Delphine Vallee & Therese Wassegijik), Jean Baptiste Giroux  (m. Adelaide Precourt), Adelaide Giroux (m. John Fletcher), Catherine Giroux (m. Michel Boucher), Elizabeth Giroux (m. Francis Boucher)






Edmonton | Townships 71 (1911)

The Territories  |  Athabaska A-4  (1901) 

Unorganized Territories  |  Mackenzie D-4  (1901)



Algoma  |  Thessalon town D(1)-1  (1901) Gerou  June 2021

Nipissing  |  Moose Factory  (1901)

Muskoka &  Parry Sound  | Wallbridge & Brown (1901) Gereux



Laprairie & Napierville  |  Sault St. Louis  (1911)

Note: I’ve been unable to connect these “Iroquois” Girouxs to an indigenous family but they are enumerated as such so I leave this mystery here. Please also see links to “Caughnawaga troubles…” and “Expulsion of Whites …” below.



Unorganized Territories  |  Athabaska  (1901)  April 2021

Unorganized Territories  |  Mackenzie D-4  (1901)  May 2021





ASAI    [CDN Marriage Extracts] [AB]


BENA   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]


BLAN   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]


D …   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]


DOKIS   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [AB]


E  …   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]


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


GIRO   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB-ON]


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


LESO   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB]


MARB    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB]


MCCU   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB]


MOBE   [CDN Marriage Extracts  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]


NICH   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB]


O …    [CDN Marriage Extracts][AB]


PIGE   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


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


SNOW   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [AB]






Main Index: Canadian Census Extracts by Region & by Nation

Index: Canadian Marriage Extracts in Alphabetical Order

Index: First Nations and Metis Surname Lists



The Caughnawaga Troubles (1878) | Surnames:  …  Giroux … Duranceau

Expulsion Of The Whites From The Indian Reserve (1878) | Surnames: Dawes, Giroux …

French-Canadian Pioneers: The Giroux of Quebec





November 20, 2020 - Posted by | . | ,

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