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Cote | Algonquin, Metis, Saulteaux, 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 PostsMetis (ON)
  • Regions:  Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Western Canada
  • Ethnicity:  Algonquin, Saulteaux, Metis Mixed-heritage: French
  • Associated surnames: Bangs, Boucher, Boudrias, Brass, Budge, Catakas, Claveau, Cleary, Dekanti, Favel, Fidler, Forester, Fournier, Gregoire, Jourdain, Kee-toos-tee-ken, Kweesens, Lahache, Launiere, Leduc, Pakkenakewe, Precourt, Pizindagate, Pizindawate.
  • Misc.: –  1.  The earliest Algonquin Cotes in the Maniwaki region were Joseph Cote (aka Pizindawatc) and his wives Annie Odjik Elisabeth Commandant, and Moise Cote (aka Pisindawatch) and his wife Cecile Pisindawatch  [Source: Jean-Guy Paquin] .   2. (excerpt)  Charles Cote  “of lot 16, concession 16, Tiny, died at the age  of seventy, and is buried at Lafontaine. He came originally  from La Cloche, and had been in the employ of the Hudson’s Bay  Company. He was descended from the family of Jean Baptiste Coté,  of Ile Verte, Quebec, 1723. His descendants are still living in Tiny.”  [Source: Drummond Island Voyageurs, Ontario Historical Society]
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Brandon  |  Sifton  (1901)

Provencher  |  La Broquerie e-7  (1901)

Provencher  |  Township 5   (1911)


Carleton, Ottawa (City) (1921)   Mar 2022

Simcoe East  | Tay M-4 (1901)


Chicoutimi & Saguenay  |  Bersimis  (1911) 

Wright  |  Maniwaki I.R., Kitigan, Zibi   (1911)


Mackenzie  |  Pelly Indian Reserve 

The Territories  |  Assiniboia E.   |  Pelly Agency  (1901)

Saltcoats Melville (Town) Sanitorium, Files Hills Agency, School  [1921)   Aug 2022




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

BLAN    [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [ON]

CARI    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC-SK]

COON    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [ON-SK-QC-Western Canada Metis Scrip]  

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

KASA    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [SK]

L …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]

MICE   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

PIGE    [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 Cotes of Quebec

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