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Montour | Iroquois, Metis | 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, Iroquois
  • Regions:  Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Western Canada
  • Ethnicity:  Iroquois, Metis
  • Associated surnames: Albany Skahnetati, Aronhiatis Deer, Beauvais, Bonspelle / Bonspiel, Canot  / Sahontariokon, Cross-The-River  / Kanentanoro, D’Ailleboust/Diabo, Deer, Deschamps, Desjarlais,  Ducharme /Descouteaux, Falcon, Fisher, Froman, Gabriel, Hall, Imrie, Jacobs, Johnson, Kahentawaks,Kahentiaks, Kahentineson, Kanatakenhiate, Kanatanoron, Kanonwine, Karokwenethay, Katsitsiio, Kaweiennitakhe, Kawinonsen, Konwarasenni, Laverdure, Leclair  / Kaientaronkwen, McGregor Sawatis, Meloche Takonwenh, Monique/Monick Dominique, Montour, Nicholas, Ouellette, Patenaude, Pontbriand dit Sansregret, Rinfret Alfred, Sahontariokon Canot, Sakakohe, Sinclair, Smith, Taioronhiakare, Tehahente Montour, Tharisonkwen, Tsiniakwen Delisle, Warren, Wasontiioshta, Watsenniostha, White.
  • Misc.: 1. Monture is a common alternate surname of Montour. 2. The Red River Montours are said to descend from the fur trader Nicholas Montour and a First Nations woman. Montours were present in Pembina (Minn., USA). 3. Several Montours fought in the Metis Resistance. 4. Please scroll down to the bottom of this post for links to biographies of Metis Montours.



NWT  |  York Factory  (1901)


Brant  |  Tuscarora E-1  (1901)

Brant  |  Tuscarora E-2  (1901)

Brant  |  Tuscarora E-3  (1901)

Brant  |  Tuscarora  35  (1921)

Brant  |  Tuscarora  36 (1921)

Brant  |  Tuscarora  37  (1921)

Haldimand & Monck   |  Oneida I.R.  (1901)

Haldimand |  Oneida I.R. 51 (1911)

Haldimand  |  Oneida I.R. (1921)

Muskoka & Parry Sound  |  Gibson & Freeman (1901)  June 2021

Ontario  North  |  Montours in Rama  (1901)


Chateauguay  |  Sault St. Louis  (1901)

Deux-Montagnes  |  L’Annonciation  (1901)

Deux-Montagnes  |  Oka   (1911)

Deux-Montagnes  |  L’Annonciation, Oka I.R.   (1921)

Hochelaga  |  Montours in St. Henri (1901) 

Laprairie – Napierville  |  Caughnawaga I.R.  (1921)


The Territories  |  Duck Lake  (1901)

Montours in Saskatchewan (1891)  Index only, no ethnicity


AION     [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

ANAH     [CDN Marriage Extracts]

BAST    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

BLAN     [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

C …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]

COON    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

D  …    [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]

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

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

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

G …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]

H …     [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

I …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

J …     [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

JACQ    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

KANA     [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

KASA     [CDN Marriage Extracts]

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

MCCU     [CDN Marriage Extracts]

MEGA     [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

MOBE     [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

NICH    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

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

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

PIGE     [CDN Marriage Extracts]

R …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

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

SAUN   [CDN Marriage Extracts]

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

T …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

THAN     [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

THOR    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

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

WHE–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


Caughnawaga Entertainers – The “Wild West”, Vaudeville And Hollywood Years

Historical Newspaper Clippings

The Caughnawaga Ploughing Match (1883) | Surnames: … Lefebvre, Montour  …

Caughnawaga Council – Mayor Joseph Canadian and Two Members Re-elected (1924) | Surnames: … Montour  …

Indians Camped On Delaware River Wear Plastic Helmet Headdresses (1950) | Surnames: Montour

Genealogical notes

Atonwa Onharakete (aka Thomas Rice) and Marguerite Konwaheri Kaniiontonkwas (aka Marguerite Montour)


Index: Kahnawa:ke Catholic Cemetery

Index: Kahnawa:ke  Protestant Cemetery

Kahnawake Families with some Montours

Atonwa Onharakete (aka Thomas Rice) and Marguerite Konwaheri Kaniiontonkwas (aka Marguerite Montour)

Thomas Sarenhes Hall (Akwesasne) & Maryanne Kanerahtakwas McGregor (Kahnawake) | Series: Families of Caughnawaga

Jean Baptiste Karontarirhon Stacey & Rosine Rice of Caughnawaga (4/4) | Overview

Caughnawaga 1921 Census

Caughnawaga Census 1921 | Households 101 – 120

Caughnawaga Census 1921 | Households 41 – 60

Caughnawaga Census 1921 | Households 141 – 160

Caughnawaga Census 1921 | Households 201 – 220

Caughnawaga Census 1921 | Households 221 – 240

Caughnawaga Census 1921 | Households 241 – 260

Caughnawaga Census 1921 | Households 261 – 280

Caughnawaga Census 1921 | Households 281 – 300

Caughnawaga Census 1921 | Households 301 – 320


Chief Montour, 1927. Image, drawing by Sutor-Cote, Marc-Aurele de Foy. [Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec] 

Chief Michel Montour. “Some bottles and a Turkey:, pg. 82. [Settler Accounts to 1900 by Chris Willmore].  

Montour, Angus (American Horse) & van Dommelen, Johanna. The Lady and the Indian … by Marga Altena [International Journal of Canadian Studies] 

Montour, Abraham Jr. [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

Montour, Abraham Sr [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

Montour, Bernard [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

Montour, Elizabeth (nee Couc), brief anecdote (Dictionary of Canadian Biography] 

Montour, Jean-Baptiste (b. 1857) [Gabriel Dumont Institute)

Montour, Jean-Baptiste (b. 1860) [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

Montour, Nicholas [Dictionary of Canadian Biography]

Montour, Pascal Jr.  [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

Fabre, Edouard. Fostered by Montreal (Iroquois) Montours [Dictionary of Canadian Biography]

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