A Canadian Family

First Nations, French Canadians & Acadians

Jolibois | Metis, Cree, Mixed-heritage: Chipewyan | 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.


  • Purpose:
    • The goal of these Surname Anchor Posts is to answer these questions: Based on settler documents, has my surname ever been associated with indigenous people in what is now called CanadaIf so, where and when did it occurAnd finally, with which specific peoples was my surname associated?  Note: These posts are just a Finding Aide to help you continue with your own in-depth research. This project is constantly updated but will never be complete 🙂
  • Regions:  
    • These are the regions where the Jolibois surname appears in census and/or marriage documents.  Regions: Alberta, Western Canada.  Note: Please see the Census District section down below for links to posts with more location-based information.
  • Ethnicity:  
    • These are the ethnicities recorded for the Jolibois surname in census records as well as Metis scrip and marriage documents.  Ethnicities: Metis, Cree, Mixed-heritage: Chipewyan.   Note: Please see the Census District section below for links to census posts that list ethnicity by location.
  • Associated surnames:  
    • These are the surnames of Jolibois spouses. Note: Please see the Marriages section down below to reach posts containing my marriage transcriptions.
    • Herman
    • Latreille, Leclerc / Leclair
    • Montgrand, Robillard, Touslesjours
    • Venne, Versailles.
  • Misc.:
    • This is where I place scattered bits of information from my Archives.
    • A recognized western Metis line begins with French Canadian Jean Baptiste Jolibois and his Metis wife Louise Versailles.




Edmonton   |  Township 7 (1911)

Unorganized Territories  |  Athabaska A-8 |  (1901) 


Jolibois in Pontiac-Temiscamingue-Abitibi  |  73  (1921)



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

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

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

MOBE  [CDN Marriage Extracts  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]

THOR   [CDN Marriage Extracts]

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



French Canadian Pioneers: The Jolibois of Quebec



December 9, 2020 - Posted by | . | , , ,

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