A Canadian Family

First Nations, French Canadians & Acadians

Parisien | 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 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).





St. Laurent |  Selkirk  (1901)  March 2021

Ritchot | Mixed (1911)  March 2021

Parisiens in Unorg. Terr. |  Selkirk  (1901)

Parisiens in La Broquerie  |  Provencher  (1901)

Parisiens in St. Adolphe  |  Provencher (1911)

Parisiens in St. Norbert Parish  |  Provencher  (1911)

Parisiens in Townships 4  |  Provencher  (1911)

Oak Point | Macdonald (1911)  April 2021



Fort Qu’Appelle | Mixed (1901)  March 2021

Parisiens in Katepwa  |  Assiniboia  (1901)

Parsiens in Qu’Appelle | Townships 17  (1911)





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] Upd. 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]






List of Metis Surnames of Ontario

Index: The Cree in Canadian Census Records

Index:  Indigenous, Metis & Mixed-Heritage Surname Anchor Posts



French Canadian Pioneers: The Parisiens of Quebec



November 22, 2020 - Posted by | . | ,

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