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Lambert | Metis, Mi’kmaq, Mixed-heritage: Cree, Chippewa | 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 by no means complete!


  • Surname lists:  Surname Anchor Posts, Metis (ON)
  • Regions:  Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Ontario, Saskatchewan
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Mi’kmaq, Mixed-heritage: Cree, French, Chippewa
  • Associated surnames:  Asham, Astle, Atkinson (Upd. 2023), Bear,  Belleau, Berard, Bernard, Brown, Caplette, Cardinal, Chartrand, Courteoreille, Desjardins, Desrivieres, Desrosiers, Ducharme, Favel, Fidler, Gaddy, Gove, Hamelin, Honore, Houle, Isbister, Irvine, Johnson (Upd. 2023), Johnston, Ladouceur, Larance, Lariviere, Lavallee, Lizotte, McKay, Metallic, Mitchell, Morin, Patrick, Paul, Phillips, Picard, Price, Primeau, Rainville, Sanderson, Sinclair, Stevens, Surprenant, Tait, Taylor, Thibodeau, Vandal, Villebrun, Ward, Wylie.
  • Misc.:   1. In 1872/1873 , a government survey was undertaken to determine the precise international border between Canada and the U.S.A.  Part of the survey was assisted by Metis guides and Chippewa men who were employed as scouts. One of these scouts was Antoine Lambert and Isabelle Houle’s son Charles Lambert. Charles was married to Marie Lawrence who was the daughter of Norbert Lawrence (delegate to the Convention of Forty) and Josephte Parenteau. [Source: The Boundary Commission’s Metis Scouts: The 49th Rangers, Larry Haag & Lawrence Barkwell].  2. The Red River Lamberts descend from  Michel Lambert and Margaret Favel through their offspring: James Lambert (m. Suzette Ducharme), John Lambert (m. Hannah Asham), Thomas Lambert (m. Frances Ducharme & Marie Desrosiers), Catherine Lambert (m. Cornelius Irvine/Orvine), Charlotte Lambert (m. William Phillips), Eliza Lambert (m. John Vandal), Frances / Fanny Lambert (m. William James Knight), Jane Lambert (m. Antoine Ducharme & Jean-Baptiste Chartrand), Margaret Lambert (Archibald David JohnstoneMaria Lambert (m. George Sinclair), Mary Lambert (m. James Tate/Tait), Sarah Lambert (m. Joseph Atkinson). Michel Lambert was purportedly born in the Northwest and was the son of Alexis Lambert (a French Canadian from Sorel, Quebec) and a First Nations woman 3. Scroll down to External Links for more biographical notes.



The Territories  |  Lamberts in Alberta territory (1901)

The Territories  |  Lamberts in Fort Vermillion  (1901)


Comox-Atling  |  Atlin  48  (1911)

Yale-Cariboo  |  Lytton  (1911)


Dauphin, Townships 23, 24, 25 …  (1921)  2023

Provencher  |  Lamberts in De Salaberry  (1901)

Provencher  |  Ritchot h-2  (1901) 

Lisgar  |  Dufferin (1901) 

Selkirk  |  Lamberts in East Selkirk   (1901)

Selkirk  | St. Andrews L-2  (1901)    2023

Selkirk  | St. Andrews L-3 (1901)   2023

Selkirk  |  St. Laurent   (1901) 

Selkirk  |  Fisher River    (1911)

Lamberts in St. Andrews & St. Clements  (1906)   Note: Ethnicity not recorded.


Northumberland  |  Alnwick    (1911)

Nothumberland  |  Burnt Church, Eelground, Red Bank  (1921)


Algoma East  |  West Bay & Sheshegwaning Reserves (1921)


QC | Gaspe | Gaspe Bay South  (1881)

Gaspe  |  Gaspe Bay South  (1911) 

Pontiac  |  Timiskaming  (1901) 


The Territories  |  Bresaylor  (1901) 

The Territories  |  St. Catherine  (1901)


Unorganized Territory  |  Athabaska  a-2  (1901)  

Unorganized Territory  |  Keewatin C-6  (1901)   


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

GIRO   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [BC]

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

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

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

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

LAHO  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB-Western Canada Metis Scrip]

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

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

MEGA  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [NB]

MOBE   [CDN Marriage Extracts  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]

MICE   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [NB]

P  …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB]

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

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

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

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

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

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

WHE–Z  [CDN Marriage Extracts]   2023



Main Index: Canadian Census Extracts by Region & by Nation

Index: Canadian Marriage Extracts in Alphabetical Order

Index: First Nations and Metis Surname Lists


French Canadian Pioneers: The Lamberts of Quebec


Lambert, Michel (m. Favel, Margaret [Red River Ancestry]



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

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