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Vollant | Montagnais, Mixed-heritage: Montagnais, 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:  Quebec
  • Ethnicity:  Montagnais, Mixed-heritage: Montagnais, French
  • Associated surnames: Arsenault, Ashini, Bacon, Bellefleur, Canape, Collard, Desterres, Gagnon,  Hervieux, Iskieu,  Jerome, Labadie, Mapemkueu, McKenzie, Melash, Meneik, Michel, Moreau / Munro, Nahabanukueu, Naotenagan, Natsipi, Oliutinoshkoe, Pekapo, Picard, Pinette, Regis, Riverin, Rock / Roch, Simard, Simeon, Simon, Skilsoln, St. Onge, Thimatshiu, Thirnish, Vachon, Vallee, Wabatan, Wapanush.
  • Misc.: 1. Pierre Volant / Vollant was the great-grandson of explorer Louis Jolliet and his father was captain of the Marie-Charlotte. While serving as a clerk in Ilets-Jeremie, Pierre Volant fathered children by several First Nations women. He later married the French daughter of the seigneur and returned to France. His Metis children remained behind and it was his son Laurent Volant who carried on the Volant name among the Montagnais.  2. My marriage database contains both Innu Montagnais First Nations individuals as well as mixed Montagnais / French marriages as listed in a study by the Communauté Métisse du Domaine du Roy et de la Seigneurie de Mingan.  Some mixed French/Montagnais descendants self-identify as Metis (see Etienne Rivard’s discussion paper).



Chicoutimi & Saguenay  |  Unorg. Terr.  (1881)   Jan 2022

Chicoutimi & Saguenay  |  Bersimis (1901)

Chicoutimi & Saguenay  |  Bersimis  (1911)

Chicoutimi & Saguenay  |  Moisie  (1901)

Chicoutimi & Saguenay  |  Moisie  (1911)

Chicoutimi & Saguenay  |  Letellier Moisie (1921) 

Chicoutimi & Saguenay  |  Sept Iles (1911)

Chicoutimi-Saguenay  |  Sept Iles Reserves  (1921)

Chicoutimi-Saguenay  |  Mingan, Riv.-aux-Grimmes (1921)



ANAH  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


ASAI   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


ASAI   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


B …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [QC]


C …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


CLOU   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


DELM   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


H …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [QC]


JACQ   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


MEGA  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


MOBE  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


P …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


PIGE   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


R …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


ROBE  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


SAUN  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


SIMO  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


THAN  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


U …  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


V …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


W …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]




Main Index: Canadian Census Extracts by Region & by Nation

Index: Canadian Marriage Extracts in Alphabetical Order

Index: First Nations and Metis Surname Lists


External Links

Vollant, William of Bersimis, Image (Montagnais) [BANQ,]

Vollant, Tshiuetin, Ka Unian Uass / The Missing Child [NFB Video]

Les Vollant (FR.) [Le Journal de Montreal]


December 11, 2020 - Posted by | . | , ,

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