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Brazeau | Metis, Algonquin Ojibway 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
  • Regions:  Alberta, Manitoba, Quebec
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Algonquin Ojibway Mixed-heritage: French
  • Associated surnames: Arcand, Beaudoin, Belcourt, Brabant, Chabot / Jabot, Creole, Deschamps, Descheneaux / Descheneault, Fournier, Fraser, Groulx,Lagarde, Lavallee, Lucier, Macaulay / McAuley, McGillis, Morrisseau, Noyes, Panacary / Alexis, Price, Richard, Salois, Sayers, Tegart, Vanasse, Wabi, Whiteduck
  • Misc.:  1. One alternative spelling for Brazeau is Brasseau. 2. Algonquin Brazeaus in the Maniwaki region descend from Joseph Brazeau and Suzanne / Lisa Groulx (aka Misaki)  [Source: Jean-Guy Paquin]. 3. Hudson’s Bay Archives has service records for Joseph E. Brazeau.  Scroll down for links to further information about Metis Brazeaus.



The Territories  |  Athabaska Landing  (1901)


MacDonald  |  Portage La Prairie  (1901)  Braza 


Pontiac | Unorg. Terr.  |  Grand Lac-Victoria (1881)  newly indexed

Pontiac  |  Opasatika  (1911)    Brazo 

Pontiac  |  Timiskaming  (1901) 

Pontiac  |  Temiskaming I.R.  (1921)

Wright  |  Maniwaki I.R.  (1921)

Wright  |  29 (1921)


ANAH  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB]

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

CARI    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

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

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

LAUG   [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [SK]

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

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

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

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

PIGE     [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [SK]

SAUN     [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [SK]  Brazo

T … | Native – First Peoples – Metis [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [SK]

W …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]  Brazo

WHEE – Z       [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


French Canadian Pioneers: The Brazeaus of Quebec

External Links

Brazeau, Joseph Edward [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

Brazeau, Joseph E  [Hudson’s Bay Archives]

Brazeau, John Horace Nelson [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

Images, several Metis Brazeaus [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

February 17, 2021 - Posted by | . | ,

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