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Plante | Metis, Mixed-heritage: Cree, 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, Wabanaki Confederacy
  • Regions:  Alberta, Manitoba, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Western Canada
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Mixed-heritage: Cree, French
  • Associated surnames: Beaudry, Beaupre, Belanger, Bellecourt / Belcourt, Bellerose, Boucher, Braconnier, Callion, Desjarlais, Dufond, Emond, Fagnant, Fiddler, Fife / Fyfe, Fisher, Gagnon, Gaucher, Gaudry, Hayden, Henry, Katsitsioronkwas, La Course, Lagemodiere, Laplante, Larocque, Lavallee, Leclair, Letendre, L’Iroquois / Waniyande, L’Hirondelle, Meunier / Lafleur, Moberly,  Nault / Naud, Onensihatha / Hill, Ouellette, Page, Pambrun, Parenteau, Sansregret,  Skawennetsi, Stevens.
  • Misc.:  1. In 1813, Pierre Plante and Francoise Lagrave of Sorel, Quebec were among the earliest non-indigenous settlers of Red River County.  2. In 1817, another French Canadian couple named Basil Plante (of Lanoraie, Quebec) and Genevieve Lacourse also settled in Red River County.  2. See also Laplante Surname Anchor Post






The Territories  |  St. Albert  (1901)

The Territories  |  Lac Sainte-Anne (1901)



Yamaska  |  St Francois Reserve  (1921)



The Territories  |  Saskatoon East  (1901)

The Territories   |  Battleford South (1901)





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


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


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


DELM   [CDN Marriage Extracts]


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


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


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


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


OKAN   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC-SK]  


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


PIGE   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB-SK-Western Canada Metis Scrip] 


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


SIMO    [CDN Marriage Extracts]






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 Plantes of Quebec



The Caughnawaga Troubles (1878) | Surnames: Meloche … Plante, Cardinal, Giroux, Boulrice …

Train Crashes Into Station (1909) | Surname: Goodleaf, DeLisle

French Canadian Pioneers: The Plantes of Quebec



January 2, 2021 - Posted by | . | ,

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  1. How do I get the book on Cormier


    Comment by WANDA ROUSSEAU | January 3, 2021 | Reply

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