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Chevrette, Chevret | Metis, French | Surname Anchor Posts

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 Posts,  Metis (ON)
  • Regions:  Ontario, Quebec
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, French
  • Associated surnames:  Belcourt, Beriault / Beriot, Blackburn, Charlebois, Comtois, Dault, Dubois / Wood, Dumais, Duquet / Duquette, Dusome, Forget, Fournier, Gianetto, Goulet, Labatte, Lacroix, Langdon, Laurin, Matthews, Maurice, Moreau, Morin, Sauve, Souliere / Sulliere, Valle, Wynne, York / Yorke.
  • Misc.: 
  • 1. The recognized Ontario Metis line of Chevrettess descends from the couple Louis Chevrette and Marguerite Souliere and their offspring: David Jean Baptiste Chevrette (m. Marie Dusome), Louis Chevrette (m. Philomene Dusome), Moise Chevrette (m. Ellen Langdon), Angelique Chevrette (m. Honore Lacroix), Marguerite Chevrette (m. Andrew Dusome & Thomas Wynne), Rosalie Chevrette (m. Solomon Vallee).
  • 2. (Excerpt)  Louis Chevrette  ” … of lot 13, concession 17, Tiny, was born at St. Hubert, Quebec, in 1801, joined the North-West Company to trade with the Indians, but returned to the “Sault” and Drummond Island, thence to Penetanguishene. In early years he had a sugar camp on the corner where Dr. Spohn’s residence now stands on Main Street, Penetanguishene. He settled on Quesnelle’s place, near McAvela’s, afterwards moved to Tiny, where he died in 1880, aged 79 years. Two sons, Moses (Moise) and Louis, are living in Tiny; one daughter, Mrs. Wynne, 18 living in Penetanguishene, besides numerous descendants.” [Source: Drummond Island Voyageurs, Ontario Historical Society]
  • 3. The North West Company Account Books list three Chevrettes: Alexis Chevrette, Charles Chevrette and Louis Chevrette.



Simcoe  |  Some Chevrettes in Tiny   (1901)

Simcoe  |  Some Chevrettes in Tiny   (1911)

Simcoe  |  Some Chiverettes in Penetanguishene  (1911)


BAST    [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]

CARI   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON-QC] 

DOKIS   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]   Upd. Apr 2022

F  ….    [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON] 

G  …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [ON]

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

L  …    [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON] 

LAHO    [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON] 

LAUG   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON] 

MOBE   [CDN Marriage Extracts [ON] 

V  …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [ON] 

WHE– Z    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [ON]  



Main Index: Canadian Census Extracts by Region & by Nation

Index: Canadian Marriage Extracts in Alphabetical Order


French Canadian Pioneers: The Chevrets of Quebec

November 22, 2020 - Posted by | . | , , ,

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