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Taylor | Metis, Chippewa, Cree, Dakota, Iroquois, Mi’kmaq, Mississaugas, Slavi, Mixed-heritage | 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.  



  • Regions:  
    • Alberta, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon
  • Ethnicity:
    •  Metis, Chippewa, Cree, Dakota, Iroquois, Mi’kmaq, Mississaugas, Slavi    Mixed-heritage: Scottish
  • Associated surnames:  
    • Aientas, Akwirahes, Amos, Armit
    • Bannerman, Beaubien, Beaupre, Beddome, Bigwind, Bird, Birston, Boucher, Bouvette, Bremner, Brown, Bruce
    • Capitaine, Carlson, Chisholm, Cooper, Coppaway, Cox, Cromartie, Crow
    • D’Ailleboust / Diabo, Dewan, Donald, Doxtator, Dumont
    • Gervais, Godin
    • Hathaway, Hardisty, Harper, Hogue, Howard, Hurteau
    • Inkster, Isbister, Jacob
    • Kanonwakenrat, Karonhienhowi, Keeshig, Keith, Kennedy, Kirkness, Konwaseronni, Konwawi
    • Lacroix,  Ladouceur, Lambert, Lafrance, Lamorandiere, Laronde, Logan
    • Matt, McCue, McDonald, McSwayn, Mowatt
    • Onwaientatenni, Patenaude, Pedenokivad / Petoneqwatt, Picard, Prince
    • Sakohentetha, St. Denis, Sawyer, Setter, Slater, Smith, Smoke, Sokohtowane, Spence, Spencer, Stevens, Sunday
    • Tekahawakwa, Thomas, Tsonatiooha
    • Whetung, Williams, Young.
  • Misc.:  – 
    • 1. The Metis Nation of Ontario recognizes George Taylor and Jane, Unknown surname as a Root Ancestor Couple. They have descendants through their offspring:  George Taylor (m. Jane Prince), Jane Taylor (m. Unknown, McDougall), Margaret Taylor (m. Amable Hogue), Mary Taylor (m. John Stuart), Thomas Taylor (m. Mary Keith). 
    • 2. In 1872/1873 , a government survey was undertaken to determine the precise international border between Canada and the U.S.A.  Part of the survey was assisted by Metis guides and Chippewa men who were employed as scouts. Two of those Metis Scouts were Taylors and they were both sons of George Taylor II ( a surveyor for the Hudson’ Bay Company.  and Jane Bruce / Prince. Robert Alexander Taylor was married to Eliza Voller  while the second son Edward Prince Taylor was married first to to Mary Sabiston and then to Sarah Stevens. [Source: The Boundary Commission’s Metis Scouts: The 49th Rangers, Larry Haag & Lawrence Barkwell]. 
    • 3. Scroll down to External Links for further information about various Metis Taylors.  




Edmonton |  Indian Reserve 120 | (1906)   Note: Ethnicity not recorded

Terr.  |  Athabaska Landing (1901)

Terr.  | Athabaska a-4  (1901)

Terr.  |  Creuzot  (1901)

Terr.  |  Lac Sainte-Anne  (1901)

The Terr.  |  Whitford   (1901)

Victoria  |  Cold Lake   (1911)

Victoria  |  Grand Rapids (1911) 


Aboriginal Agencies  |  Fraser Agency B-1  (1901)

Yale & Cariboo  |  Kamloops Indian Agency   (1911)

Taylors in British Columbia (1921) 


Brandon  |  Oak I. R.  (1911)

Brandon  |  Oak River I.R.   (1921)

Macdonald  |  Portage La Prairie k-13 (1901)

NWT  |  Norway House  (1911)

Selkirk  |  St. Andrews L-7 (1901)

Selkirk  |  St. Laurent  (1901)

Taylors in Manitoba  (1921) 


Northumberland | Alnwick (1881)  Tailor

Northumberland  |  Alnwick  (1911)

Northumberland  |  Burnt Church ..   (1921)

Taylors in New Brunswick (1921)  


NWT  |  Fort Providence  (1911) 

NWT  |  Island Lake   (1911)

Taylors in Territories  (1881) 

Taylors in Territories  (1921)   


Algoma East  |  Severn Post  (1911)

Algoma West  |  English River  (1911)

Brant  |  Tuscarora E-2   (1901)

Bruce North  |  Cape Croker I.R.  (1911)

Kent  |  Chatham (City) (82) (1921) 

Middlesex West | Caradoc (1881) 

Middlesex West  |  Caradoc I.R.    (1921)

Middlesex West  | Chippewa I.R.  (1911)

Nipissing  | May, Salter & Township 116 P(1)-2  

Nipissing  | Montreal River & Temagami Lake   (1901)

Nipissing  |  Moose Fort  (1911)

Ontario North | Indian Reserve  (1921)  

Ontario South | Scugog I.R.  (1921) 

Peterborough West | Bo  (1901) 

Peterborough West  |  Chemong I.R.   (1911)

Peterborough West  |  Smith (1881)  

Port Arthur and Kenora | Indian Reserves  (1921)   2023

Thunder Bay & Rainy River   |  Nipigon House Post (1911)


Chateauguay  |  Sault St. Louis    (1901)

Laprairie & Napierville  |  Sault St. Louis  (1911)

Laprairie-Napierville  |  Caughnawaga I.R.   (1921)


Battleford |  Townships [215-32] (1921) 

North Battleford  |  Indian Agency [222-65]   2023

SK  |  Battleford  (1921)

Terr.  | Battleford North (1901)

Terr.  |  Battleford South  (1901)

Terr.  |  Brancepeth  (1901)

Terr.  |  Bresaylor  (1901)

Terr.  |  Butler  (1901)

Terr.  |  St Leonard  (1901)


Unorg. Terr.  |  Keewatin C-1  (1901) 

Terr. | Keewatin c-2  (1901)  2023

Terr.  |  Keewatin C-4 (1901)


Terr.   |  Moose Head Village (1911)

Terr.  |  Rampart House  (1911)



A …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

AION     [CDN Marriage Extracts] 

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

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

BAST   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

BENA    [CDN Marriage Extracts]

BLAN   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [ON]

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

C …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

CARI   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [ON]

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

DELM    [CDN Marriage Extracts] [SK]

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

G …  [CDN Marriage Extracts]

GIRO    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [ON]

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

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

I …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

KASA   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [ON] 

LAHO … [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [ON] 

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

MCCU   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [NWT]

MOBE   [CDN Marriage Extracts  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]

OKAN   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

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

S …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [ON]

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

SIMO   [CDN Marriage Extracts]

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

ST …  [CDN Marriage Extracts]   2023

T …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [MB-ON-QC-Western Canada Metis Scrip]  

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

WHE– Z  |  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]



Memories of Caughnawaga by Reader Anita Ferroni



Taylor, George [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

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




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