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Lavallee | Metis, Saulteaux, Mixed-heritage: Chippewa, 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 lists:  Surname Anchor Posts, Metis (ON)
  • Regions:  Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Saskatchewan, The Territories
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Saulteaux, Mixed-heritage: Chippewa, Cree, French
  • Associated surnames: Adam, Akiwens, Akiwenzie, Allary / Alary, Bear, Bellerose, Berard, Beaudry, Bercier, Boucher, Brazeau, Bustrient, Campbell, Carter, Chaboyer, Chartrand, Chatelain / Chastelain, Courchene, Desjardins, Ducharme, Ewiiwe, Gaddy, Garriepy, Gervais, Gosselin, Grant, Heneault, Janianigijik, Jeannotte, Jipaachik, Johnston, Kinigamon, Ladouceur, Laframboise, Lambert, Lamorandiere, Larocque, Lesperance / L’Esperance, Loyer, Lucier / Lussier, Marcil, Morand, Morin, Naganigwane, Parenteau, Paul, Plante / Laplante, Nabes dit Lecri, Robert, Rocheblanc, Solomon, St. Onge, Tecomah, Thomas, Vandale, Vivier / Carlouche., Wemigwans.
  • Misc.: – 
  • 1.  Joseph Lavallee was a signatory to the Penetanguishene Metis Petition of 1840, a historic moment in which the Metis declared themselves to be a distinct group of people and claimed rights based on that as well as the fact that they had proven their loyalty as part of the Militia [Source: Louis Riel Institute, Lawrence Barkwell].
  • 2. There were nine Lavallees (or their spouses) who were associated with the Rebellion in 1885. They were Charles Martin Lavallee Sr. (m. Marguerite Courchene), Charles Lavallee Jr. (m. Rosalie Delorme), Elise Lavalle (m. Pierre Martin), John Lavallee (m. Florestine Ross), Joseph Lavallee (m. Maxime Lepine), Louis Philippe Lavallee, Louise Lavallee (m. Joseph Vandal), Marie Lavallee (m. Cuthbert Ross)  and Pierre Lavallee (m. Philomene Laplante).
  • 2.  (excerpt)  “Celeste Lavallee (daughter of Dennis Lavallee), became the wife  of John Borland, and died in Coldwater. John Borland is still living.  He is a son of Captain Borland, who was shot and wounded by the  Americans at the sacking of Toronto in 1812, but subsequently  became commander of the steamer Colborne, on Lake Simcoe, and later of the Penetanguishene, the first steamer built at Penetanguishene. John Borland helped his father build the houses for the Indians on Beausoleil Island, under contract from the Government”. [Source: Drummond Island Voyageurs, Ontario Historical Society]
  • 3.    (excerpt)  Dennis Lavallee  “the grantee of Park ]ot No. 5, Tiny, in 1834, which became known as “Lavallee’s Point,” now “Highland Point,” owned by D. Davidson, Esq. [Source: Drummond Island Voyageurs, Ontario Historical Society]



The Territories  |  Lac La Biche (1901)

The Territories  |  Edmonton (1901)

Victoria  | Townships 52  (1911)


Macdonald  |  Oak Point  (1911)

Macdonald  |  Portage La Prairie k-13 

Provencher  |  St. Boniface (N-1)  (1901) 

Selkirk  |  St. Francois-Xavier  (1901)

Selkirk |  St. Laurent (1901)


Grey North  |  Owen Sound (Town) (27) (1921) Levalley  Mar 2022

Hastings North  |  Monteagle &  Herschel  (1881)   Feb 2022

Hastings North  |  Monteagle and Hershel  (1901)   Apr 2022

Nipissing  |  Airey, Sabine and Lyell (1901)    Apr 2022

Renfrew North  | Golden Lake I.R.  (1921) 

Unorganized  Territories |  Algoma M3 (1901)


The Territories |  Batoche (1901)

The Territories  |  Battleford North  (1901)

The Territories  |  Beljennie  (1901)

The Territories  |  Crane Lake  (1901) 

The Territories  |  Duck Lake (1901)

The Territories  |  Cotham (1901) 

The Territories  | Crooked Lake Agency  (1901)

The Territories  |  Meota (1901)

The Territories  |  Montreal Lake (1901)

The Territories  |  Muskeg Lake (1901) 

The Territories  |  Eagle Quill Lake (1901)

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


Assiniboia  |  LeValleys in Gull Lake  (1901)

Assiniboia  |  LeValleys in Crane Lake  (1901)


A …    [CDN Marriage Extracts] [SK]

AION [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [ON]   Apr 2022

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

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

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

D …  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB-ON-SK-Western Canada Metis Scrip]  Upd. Apr 2022

DOKIS   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [MB]

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

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

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

L …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB]

LAHO    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  

LAUG  [CDN Marriage Extracts] [AB-ON-SK-Western Canada Metis Scrip]   Upd.  2022

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

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

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

ST.   [CDN Marriage Extracts]    [ON] 

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

W  …  [CDN Marriage Extracts]   Apr 2022



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 Lavallees of Quebec


North-West Resistance [The Canadian Encyclopedia]

Veterans and Families of the 1885  Northwest Resistance [Louis Riel Institute]

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

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