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Chatelain, Chastellaine | Metis, Cree Mixed-heritage: Cree | 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, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Western Canada
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Cree Mixed-heritage: Cree
  • Associated surnames: Aourie, Ballendine, Belanger, Berthelet / Savoyard, Bird, Bruneau, Cameron, Cartier, Chief, Cook, Degan, Desjarlais, Desnoyers, Favel / Favell, Finlayson, Foley,  Gaudry, Genereux, Girard, Gladu / Quinns, Grant / La Manche, Iliawash, Joachim, Kakeke Okima, Kayattowe, Koitit, Lariviere, Lavallee, McIver, Monkman, Oiseau Vert, Okimawinotook, Omanakwa-Miss, Ritchot, Siconnie, Spence, Thomas, Vandal, Villebrun.
  • Misc.:  1. Common variations of the Chastellain surname include Chatelain and Chatelaine. 2. The Red River Ancestry site lists several Chatelaine lineages (see External Links below).  a) One lineage descends from Jacques Chastellain and Josephte Pinaud through their offspring: Louis Chastellain (m. Genevieve / Archange Savoyard sit Berthelet), Marie Chatelain (m. Pierre George), Nicolas Chatelain (m. Nanette Chartier). b) Another lineage is that of Nicholas Chatelaine and Anne Chartier through their offspring: David Chastellain (m. Marie Grant / La Manche Courte), Joseph Chastellain  (m. Josephte Morrison), Louis Chastellain (m. Margaret), Marie-Anne Chastellain (m. Francois Pelletier), Nanette Chastellain (m. Francois Pelletier), Narcisse Chastellaine (m. Nancy Finlayson, Frances Hourie).  2. An interesting historical note is that the HBC interpreter, trader and manager Nicholas Chatelain was involved (for the federal government) in the negotiation for Treaty Three which concerned the Ojibway and Metis [Source: Metis Adhesion to Treaty Three, Lawrence Barkwell]    3. Scroll down to External Links for further biographical notes about various Chatelains.



Selkirk  |  Clandeboye Agency  (1911)

Selkirk  |  Chattelaines in St. Andrews L-5  (1901)

Selkirk  |  Chastellaines in Unorganized Territory  (1901)

Selkirk  |  Chestallaines in Unorganized Territory  (1901)


Algoma  |  Couchiching (1901)

Algoma  |  Lake Superior XX-7  (1901)


Prince Albert  |  Petaquakeys I.R.  (1911) 

The Territories  |  Carleton Agency  (1) (1901)


ASAI   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [SK]

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

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

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

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

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

CLOU   [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]

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

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

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

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

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

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

MOBE  [CDN Marriage Extracts  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]

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

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

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

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

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



Main Index: Canadian Census Extracts by Region & by Nation

Index: Canadian Marriage Extracts in Alphabetical Order

Index: First Nations and Metis Surname Lists


Chatelain, Nicolas  [Dictionary of Canadian Biography]

Chatelain, Nicolas [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

Chastellaine, Jacques  [Red River Ancestry]

Chastellaine, Nicholas  [Red River Ancestry]

Chatelain Family (Image) [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

March 2, 2021 - Posted by | . | ,

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