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Dorion | Cree, Metis, Mixed-heritage: Cree, 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 own research throughout the years and so it remains a work-in-progress!

 

 

 


SURNAME NOTES  |  DORION


 

  • Surname lists: Metis, Surname Anchor Posts
  • Regions: Alberta, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Quebec
  • Ethnicity:  Cree, Metis, Mixed heritage – Cree/French
  • Associated surnames: Archie, Atkinson, Ballentine Rocheblanc, Bellehumeur, Carriere, Charleau, Chartier, Chretien, Constant, Cook, Flett, Fontaine, Harty/Hearty, Laliberte, Lamirande, Loway, Mailloux, Martel, McCracken, McDonald, McKay, Mooswap, Morin, Robert, Rowand, Thomas
  • Misc.: The recognized Ontario Metis Dorion line descends through the offspring of the children of Narcisse Pierre Dorion and Marie Cecile McDonnell (dite Mawiskak): Alexander Dorion (m. Emilie Martel), Caroline Dorion (m. Joseph Lapensee), Narcisse Dorion (m. Unknown surname, Eliza), Julia Dorion (m. Moise Robert), Louisa Dorion (m. William Wright), Mary Dorion (m. John McCracken, Jean Savois), Sophia Dorion (m. Antoine Colton)

 


CENSUS DISTRICTS  |  DORION


 

ALBERTA

Dorions in Athabaska (1901)

 

NORTHWEST TERRITORIES

Grand Rapids | Mixed, First Nations (1911)

The Pas, Cumberland, Chemawawin, Moose Lake, Shoal Lake, Red Earth | Cree (1911)

 

QUEBEC

Metis Dorions in Pontiac (1911)

 

SASKATCHEWAN

Cumberland | Cree, Mixed (1901)

Pas Agency 4 | Cree (1901)

Pine Bluff | Cree, Mixed (1901)

 

 


MARRIAGES  |  DORION


 

BAST   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [ON]  

 

DOKIS  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [ON-SK-Western Canada Metis Scrip] 

 

LAHO   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [ON]

 

M …   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]

 

MARB   [CDN Marriage Extracts]

 

ROBE   [CDN Marriage Extracts]

 

 


RELATED POSTS  |  DORION


 

INDEXES & LISTS

List of Metis Surnames (Ontario)

Index: The Cree in Canadian Census Records

 

OTHER POSTS

French Canadian Pioneers: the Dorions of Quebec

 

November 22, 2020 - Posted by | . |

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