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Hamelin | Metis, Cree, Salteaux, Mixed-heritage: 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 means complete!




  • Surname lists:  Surname Anchor Posts, Metis (ON)
  • Regions:  Alberta, Manitoba, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Western Canada
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Cree, Salteaux, Mixed-heritage: French
  • Associated surnames:  Alary / Allary, Allard, Amyot, Andrews, Auge / Auger, Beaulieu dit Sinclair, Beland, Belcourt, Bellegarde, Blondeau, Botte/ Hamelin / Abraham, Beardy, Beaudry, Boudreau, Bruneau, Bryere / Briere, Cadotte, Caillioo, Calder, Campbell, Capot Blanc, Cardinal, Courteoreille, Courtepatte, Cross, Cunningham, Daigneault, Davis, Daze, Delorme, Deschamps, Desjardins, Desjarlais, Desmarais, Ducharme, Farquarhson, Garrow, Gladu, Houle, Hery / Duplanty, Lacroix, Lalonde, Lambert  Lapataque, Lapierre, Lapietre, Larance / Laurence, Larocque, Lebrun, Lemire, McDermott, McDonald, McKay, Nault, Nipissing / Shawan, Ouellette, Parisien, Pattenaude / Patenaude, Perreault, Piche, Plouffe / Plouf, Perreault, Pos-ki-yum, Racette / Roussette, Sayer, Sennonsiio,, Serre, St. Mathe, Shaw, Sinclair, Surprenant, Swan, Tayawopiw, Tourangeau, Vanasse, Vandal, Vivier,  Whitefish, Willier, Yellowknee,
  • Misc.: – 
  • 1. The 1885 North-West Resistance by the Metis and the Cree, Kainai, Piikani, Saulteaux and Siksika peoples took place against a backdrop of starvation, broken treaties and encroachment by new settlers in Saskatchewan and Alberta. The resistance fighters eventually lost and Canada’s federal government asserted its control over the area.  Five Hamelins (or their spouses) were involved in the Resistance. They were  Angelique Hamelin (m. William Swain, Sr. (m. Angelique Hamelin), Daniel William Hamelin  (m. Elise Ouellette), Jean Baptiste Hamelin (m. Marguerite Houle), Josephine Hamelin / Azure (m. Norbert Alexis Delorme) and Louise Hamelin (m. Michel Desjarlais).   [Source: Veterans and Families of the 1885  Northwest Resistance, Lawrence Barkwell, Louis Riel Institute]. See External Links  below for more information. 



Edmonton Indian Reserve 134  (1906) 

The Territories  |  Athabaska Landing (1901)

The Territories  |  Edmonton Agency  (1901)

The Territories  |  Lac La Biche  (1901)

The Territories  |  Edmonton I.R.  (1911)

The Territories  |  Edmonton 44  (1911)

The Territories  |  Tail Creek  Amlin



Macdonald  |  St. Laurent  (1901)

Macdonald  |  Ochre River  (1901)

Macdonald  |  Hamelins in Ritchot   (1901)

Provencher  |  Township 8  (1911) 

Selkirk  |  Hamelins in Kildonan   (1901)

Selkirk  |  Hamlins in Springfield   (1901)

Macdonald  |  Hamelins in Township 16  (1911)



The Territories  |  Dauphinais  |  Assiniboia East (1901)

The Territories  |  Duck Lake   (1901)

The Territories  |  Egg Lake  (1901)

Prince Albert  |  Townships 44 (1911) 

The Territories  |  Assiniboia E.  |  West Sask Landing  (1901) 

The Territories  |  Assiniboia West  |  Willowbunch  (1901) 



Unorganized Territories  |  Athabaska a-4   (1901) 



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


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


BAST   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [SK]


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


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


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


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


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


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


F  ….    [CDN Marriage Extracts]    [Western Canada Metis Scrip] 


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


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


HERY    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


L  …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [ON]  


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


WHE–Z     [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB]




Main Index: Canadian Census Extracts by Region & by Nation

Index: Canadian Marriage Extracts in Alphabetical Order

Index: First Nations and Metis Surname Lists



French Canadian Pioneers: The Hamelins of Quebec



Hamelin, Jean-Baptiste [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

North-West Resistance [The Canadian Encyclopedia]

Veterans and Families of the 1885  Northwest Resistance [Louis Riel Institute]


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