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Erasmus | Metis, Mixed-heritage: Cree, Danish, Norwegian | 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:  Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Western Canada
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Mixed-heritage: Cree, Danish, Norwegian
  • Associated surnames: Anderson, Badger, Bear, Bruneau / Bruno, Budd, Desmarais, Donald, Gullian / Balhomme, Henderson, Jackson, Peterson, Spence, Stanley, Steinhauer, Umphreville, Whitford
  • Misc.:
  • The Western Erasmus Metis lineage begins with Peter Erasmus (a Dane) and his Metis wife Catherine Budd.



The Territories  |  Pakan  (1901)

Erasmus in Edmonton West  |  65  (1921)    May 2022


Prince Albert  |  Erasmus in Townships 46 (1911) 

The Territories  |  Colleston (1901)

The Territories  |  Prince Albert North (1901)

The Territories  |  Prince Albert West (1901)

Erasmus in Prince Albert  |  52 (1921)   May 2022


NWT  |  Fort Resolution   (1911)

Erasmus in Northwest Territories inc. Resolution (1921)   *described as German   May 2022


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

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

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

DOKIS  [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [SK-Western Canada Metis Scrip]  newly indexed May 2022

E …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB-Western Canada Metis Scrip]

GIRO   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB]

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

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

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



Main Index: Canadian Census Extracts by Region & by Nation

Index: Canadian Marriage Extracts in Alphabetical Order


Erasmus, Peter [Dictionary of Canadian Biography]

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