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Paquet |  Metis, Chipewyan, Cree, Mixed-heritage: French, 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 PostsMetis (ON)
  • Regions:  Alberta, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Western Canada
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Chipewyan, Cree, Mixed-heritage: French, Cree
  • Associated surnames: Abenaquis / Abenaki, Bearard, Boucher, Collins, Daigneault, Desrochers, Durand, Lacaille, Lamoureux, Loyie (Loyer ?), Montgomery, Nantel, Obomsawin, Petite Couteau, Pepin, Picard, Portneuf, Sanderson, Sawiguenet, Sioui, Trottier, Watso.
  • Misc.: –  1. Alternate spellings of Paquette in census or other records, include Paquet and Pacquette. 2. Please scroll down for external link to biography about early Metis trader, Scout and interpreter Pierre Paquette (m. Therese Peltier and then Florence Courville).



Edmonton  | Townships 71 (1911)

The Territories  |  St. Albert   (1901)

The Territories  |  Lac Sainte-Anne (1901)


Algoma  |  Garden River I.R. (K)  (1901)  Pauquet

Nipissing  |  Mattawan Town 0(1)-1 (1901)   June 2021


Nicolet – Yamaska  |  St-Thomas-de-Pierreville  (1881)

Yamaska   |  St Francois de Sales (1911)

Yamaska  |  St-Francois  (1901)

Yamaska  |  St Francois Reserve i (1921)


The Territories  |  Battleford North  (1901)

The Territories  |  Fond du Lac  (1911)


BAST  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB]

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

L  …   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [AB]

LAHO   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [ON]

MOBE   [CDN Marriage Extracts  [ON]

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

SIMO     [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

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

THOR    [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


French Canadian Pioneers: The Paquets of Quebec

… Of Mounties and Caughnawaga – A descendant …  … (1)


Paquette, Pierre [Gabriel Dumont Institute]



March 24, 2021 - Posted by | . | , ,

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