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Pilon | Metis, Algonquin, Mixed-heritage: Cree | Surname Anchor Post

Index: 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.  


  • Regions:
    •  Manitoba, Quebec, Saskatchewan
  • Ethnicity:  
    • Metis, Algonquin, Mixed-heritage: Cree, French
  • Associated surnames:
    • Allan, Amyotte, Berger, Budge, Cadotte, Charlesbois, Chambers,  Chawanipinesi, Coleman, Dole / Dowell, Ducharme, Dubois, Dumas, Dupuis, Francois, Frobisher, Gendron, Harkness, Hebert, Lacroix, Laderoute, Lafreniere, Lamirande, Lamure, Lariviere, Lejour, Letendre, L’Hirondelle / L’Hyrondelle, McDougall, Midassobinens, Mijaki,  Parenteau, Poudrier, Steven / Stephen / Etienne, St. Germain.
  • Misc.:
    • 1. The Algonquin Pilons descend from Abraham Pilon and his wife Marie Josephte Francois / Kakwabit / Otaianjiakwe who was from Oka. [Source: Jean-Guy Paquin].
    • 2. These Pilons (and/or their spouses) took part in the 1885 Resistance: Alexandre Pilon, Cecile Pilon (m. Gregoire Sakaban dit Lejour), Joseph Pilon (m. Angelique Normand), Joseph Pilon Jr., Marie Pilon (m. Alexis Lamirande) and Raymond Barthelemy (m. Christine Dumas). The 1885 North-West Resistance by the Metis and the Cree, Kainai, Piikani, Saulteaux and Siksika peoples took place against a backdrop of starvation, broken treaties and encroachment by new settlers in Saskatchewan and Alberta. The resistance fighters eventually lost and Canada’s federal government asserted its control over the area.   Metis involved in the Resistance included:  xxx  [Source: Veterans and Families of the 1885  Northwest Resistance, Lawrence Barkwell, Louis Riel Institute]. See External Links  below for more information.




Provencher  |  Ritchot (1901)  

Provencher  |  Ritchot h-1 (1911)  

Provencher  |  Ritchot h-3 (1901)

Provencher  |  Township 5  (1911)  


Algoma East  |  Shedden, (Spanish Sta., Spanish Riv., Ind. School) (32) 

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

Nipissing  |  Killarney G1  (1901)  


Deux-Montagnes  |  Mission de L’Annunciation  (1852)


The Territories  |  Batoche  (1901) 

The Territories  |  Duck Lake  (1901)



AION   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [ON]

BENA   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [ON]

C …  [CDN Marriage Extracts] 

CARI   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [ON]

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

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

H …  [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]

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

LAHO  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [ON]

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

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

MICE  [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]

PIGE  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [MB-ND-ON-Western Canada Metis Scrip]



French Canadian Pioneers: The Pilons of Quebec



North-West Resistance [The Canadian Encyclopedia]

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

Dumas, Christine (m. Pilon, Raymond Barthelemi ) [Gabriel Dumont Institute]



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