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First Nations, French Canadians & Acadians

Parisien | Metis, Mixed-heritage Cree, French | 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 way complete!




  • Surname lists: Surname Anchor Posts
  • Regions:  Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Western Canada
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Mixed-heritage Cree, French
  • Associated surnames:  Adam, Alary, Ballentine, Baron, Batoche, Beauchamp, Bellegarde, Bercier,  Bird, Bonneau, Brabant, Breland, Caisse, Cantin, Caplette, Carriere, Champagne, Comtois, Courchesne, Delorme, Deschamps, Desjarlais, Ducharme, Fagnant, Falcon, Favel, Gariepy, Gladu, Goyer, Hainault, Houle, Klyne, Lafontaine, Larance, Leclerc, Major, Martin, McPherson, Pelletier, Primeau, Racette, Roberts, Sauteuse, Sebistis, Smith, Spence, Stevens, Surprenant, Thomas, Vandale, Vermette, Vivier, Welkie, Zace.
  • Misc.: The Metis Parisiens descend from Quebecker Bonaventure Leger dit Parisien and his First Nations wife Isabelle though their son Augustin Parisien who was born in St. Norbert, Manitoba.  Augustin Parisien had a first child (Pascal) with Therese Ducharme. He then married Louise Vivier dit Allard (offspring: Pierre, Isaic, Rosalie). After Louises’s death, Augustin Parisien married Angelique McPherson (Adam) and their offspring were: Isaic Parisien (m. Charlotte Leclair), Pascal Parisien (m. Catherine Courchene), Pierre Parisien (m. Marguerite Adam), Rosalie Parisien (m. Joseph Comtois / Ducharme).



Macdonald  |  Oak Point  (1911)  April 2021

Provencher  |  Ritchot h-2  (1901)  June 2021

Provencher  |  Ritchot  (1911)  

Provencher  | La Broquerie e-5   (1901)  June 2021

Provencher  |  La Broquerie e-7  (1901)  June 2021

Provencher  |  St. Adolphe  (1911)    June 2021

Provencher  |  Parisiens in St. Norbert Parish  (1911)

Provencher  |  Parisiens in Unorg. Terr.   (1901)

Provencher  |  Parisiens in Townships 4   (1911)

Selkirk  |  St. Andrews L-7  (1901)  June 2021

Selkirk  |  St. Laurent   (1901) 



Qu’Appelle  |  Parsiens in Townships 17  (1911)

The Territories  |  Assiniboia  |  Parisiens in Katepwa   (1901)

The Territories  |  Assiniboia East  |  Fort Qu’Appelle (1901) 



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


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


BAST   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [SK-Western Canada Metis Scrip]


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


F …     [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [SK-Western Canada Metis Scrip]


GIRO    [CDN Marriage Extracts] 


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


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


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


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


PIGE   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [SK] 


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


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


SIMO   [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [Western Canada Metis Scrip] April 2021


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


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


WH–Z   [CDN Marriage Extracts]    [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



French Canadian Pioneers: The Parisiens of Quebec



Parisien, Augustin [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

Parisien, Hyacinthe aka Tchee-keee-tarn [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

Parisien, Jean-Baptiste [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

Parisien, Norbert  [Dictionary of Canadian Biography]

HBC Fort Pelly (63/64), Servants/Free Traders [Gabriel Dumont Institute]


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