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Morrison | Cree, Mi’kmaq, Kispiox (Gitskan) Jerome | 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 means complete!






  • Surname lists: Wabanaki,  Surname Anchor PostsMetis
  • Regions:  British Columbia, New Brunswick, Ontario, Quebec
  • Ethnicity:  Cree, Mi’kmaq, Kispiox (Gitskan)
  • Associated surnames:  Barnabe / Barnaby, Basque, Bonaventure, Caplan / Caplin, Clement, Condo / Condeau, Cunningham, Dafoe, Duffy, Gray, Green, Linklater, McLeod, Metallic, Moore, Paris, Paul, Paul Larocque, Robinson, Sanderson, Shaw, Smith, Sook, Stevens, Vicaire.
  • Misc.: 1. In Quebec, Morrison is spelled Morrisson. 2.  One early Morrisson settler in Western Canada was William White-Bear Morrison.  3.  One Western Metis lineage descends through the offspring of Orkneyman James Morrison and his wife Frances Sanderson who was said to be of mixed heritage.





Babine Kit wan’gah | First Nations, Denis, Kilkshun (1901)



Selkirk  |  St. Andrew’s  (1901)  June 2021



Alnwick  |  Northumberland  (1901)

Alnwick  | Northumberland  (1911)



Mann & Restigouche  |  Bonaventure  (1901)

Maria I.R.   | Bonaventure (1911)

Pontiac  |  Unorg. Territory (1901)

Restigouche I. R.  |  Bonaventure (1911)


Mann   | Bonaventure  (1921) 

Rupert House | Cree, First Nations, Mixed (1921)





B …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


BLAN   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


C …     [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]


CARI   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


CLOU   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [CO]


D  …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [MB]


GIRO   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [MB]


LESO   [CDN Marriage Extracts]


MEGA   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


MOBE   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB-MB-QC-Western Canada Metis Scrip]


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


SAUN    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [BC]


SNOW   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [BC]


V  …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]






List of Wabanaki Confederacy Surnames (NB, NS, PEI, QC)

List of Metis Surnames of Ontario

Index: The Cree in Canadian Census Records

Index: The Mi’kmaq in Canadian Census Records

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



The Conversion of the Oka Indians (1877) | Kanenrakenhiate, Morrison, Mercier, Dougall, de Laronde, Matthewson, Rivet




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