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Desmarais | Metis, Chippewa, 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 NOTES  |  DESMARAIS


  • Surname lists:  Surname Anchor Posts 
  • Regions:  Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario,Saskatchewan
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Chippewa, Mixed-heritage: Cree, French
  • Associated surnames: Anderson, Asham, Bear, Beauchamp, Beriault, Blondeau, Boisclair / Bereau, Boucher, Bouchette, Brabant, Campbell, Cardinal, Clermont, Daniel, Delorme, Desjardins, Desjarlais, Desnomme, Ducharme, Erasmus, Fagnant / Fayant, Fisher, Fontaine, Foulds, Gervais, Gordon, Gosselin, Hamelin, Hennery, Hodges, Kakwetowen, Klyne, Ladouceur, Lamirande, Larocque, McKay, Moar, Muggaberg, Orrey, Ouellette, Page, Paquenode, Paquin, Patrice, Pelletier, Piche, Prisque, Richards, Rocheblanc, Rochon, Scheer, Schoonover, Shangness, Sinclair, Smith, St. Denis, St. Germain, Vallet / Vallee, Vivier, Whitford, Wilson, Wray.
  • Misc.:  1. Red River Ancestry lists these Desmarais Metis lineages. a) Charles King Desmarais was the son of French Canadian Francois Desmarais and Salteaux First Nations woman Marie Suzette. He married Harriet Catherine Favel and their offspring included: Catherine Ellen Desmarais (m. Pierre Cadotte), Eliza Desmarais (m. Joseph Larocque, Louis Bellegarde), Francois Desmarais (m. Catherine Pocha), Margaret Desmarais (m. John Norman Sinclair), Michael Desmarais (m. Isabella Sinclair). b) Another Desmarais Metis lineage is that of  Jean Baptiste Desmarais and his wives Sophia Erasmus and Margaret Gunn. Jean Baptiste’s earliest descendants include: Fanny Desmarais (m. James Finlay Wray), John Peter Desmarais (m. Caroline Anderson, Christina Anderson),Marguerite Catherine Desmarais (m. George W Hodges), Marie Jane Desmarais (m. Neil Wilson). Mary Ann Desmarais (m. Samuel Smith), Rebecca Desmarais (m. James Anderson), Victoria Harriet Desmarais (m. Alexander Moar), William Thomas Desmarais (m. Elizabeth Harriet Bear, Harriet Cochrane).  2.  Scroll down for External Links to biographical and other information.

CENSUS DISTRICTS  |  DESMARAIS


 

ALBERTA

The Territories  |  Medicine Hat North N(1) (1901)  June 2021

MANITOBA

Macdonald  |  Ochre River  (1901)   June 2021

Provencher  |  Morris G-1 (1901)  July 2021

Provencher  |  Desmarais in Townships 4  |  Provencher  (1911)

SASKATCHEWAN

Prince Albert  |  Desmarais in Townships 46  (1911)

The Territories  |  Bresaylor  (1901)

TERRITORIES

Unorganized Territories  |  Athabaska a-4 (1901) 


MARRIAGES  |  DESMARAIS


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

ASAI   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [SK]

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

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

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

DELM    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [MB-ON-SK-Western Canada Metis Scrip]

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

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

G  …  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [SK-Western Canada Metis Scrip]

GIRO  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [SK]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

St … [CDN Marriage Extracts]    [SK-Western Canada Metis Scrip]

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

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

 


RELATED POSTS  |  DESMARAIS


INDEXES

Main Index: Canadian Census Extracts by Region & by Nation

Index: Canadian Marriage Extracts in Alphabetical Order

Index: First Nations and Metis Surname Lists

OTHER POSTS

French Canadian Pioneers: The Desmarais of Quebec

EXTERNAL LINKS

Desmarais, George [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

Desmarais, John [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

Desmarais, Joseph “Tcheer-kuhk” [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

Desmarais, Charles King [Red River Ancestry]

Desmarais, Jean Baptiste [Red River Ancestry]

March 1, 2021 - Posted by | . |

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