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Sanderson | Metis, Chippewa, Cree, Slavi Mixed-heritage: Cree, Scottish, French, English | 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, Western Canada, The Territories
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Chippewa, Cree, Slavi   Mixed-heritage: Cree, Scottish, French, English
  • Associated surnames: Adhemar, Anderson, Asham, Atkinson, Beardy, Beauchamp, Beaulieu, Belanger, Birston, Bluecoat, Cameron, Chartier, Clark, Corrigal, Davis / Kitchi-kee-jee-kook / Otakwayahik, Denome / Desnomme, Ducharme, Fidler, Flamand / Flammand, Fournier, Frank, Hart, Hourie, House, Inkster, Kennedy, Lagemoniere / Lagemodiere, Lambert, Laviolette, Lecou, Letendre, Mandeville, Manger-de-Lard, McKay, McLeod, McNab, Missiqabit / Missyabit, Moose Hunter, Morrison, Norn, Norquay, Paquet / Paquette, Pelletier, Sabiston, Sanson, Sinclair, Smith, Stove, Swain, Swampy, Tanner, Tate, Tourangeau, Whitford.
  • Misc.:  1. Some Metis Sandersons are known by the Saunder (& var.) as well as Sandison surname. 2.  This post does not focus on Saunders/Sandison, but you can use the Search Box in the sidebar to reach census and marriage records for both those surnames.  2. Scroll down to External Links for some Sanderson biographies.



The Territories  |  Fort Saskatchewan  (1901)

The Territories  |  Medicine Hat North N(1) (1901)  June 2021

Victoria  |  Fort Chipewyan (1911)  June 2021

Victoria  |  Grand Rapids  (1911)  June 2021


Dauphin  |  Manitowapak (1911)

Selkirk  | Clandeboye Agency  (1911)

Selkirk  |  Jack Head, Fisher Riv., Peguis Hodgs.  (1921)

Selkirk  |  St. Laurent  (1901)  


Thunder Bay & Rainy River  |  Sturgeon Lake  (1911)


Prince Albert  |  Petaquakeys I.R.  (1911)  June 2021

The Territories  |  Carleton Agency  (1901)

The Territories  |  Colleston (1901)

The Territories  |  Duck Lake Agency (1901)

The Territories  |  Lake La Ronge  (1901)

The Territories  |  Mistawasis (1901)

The Territories  |  Pas Agency 4  (1901)

The Territories  |  Shellbrook  (1901)

The Territories  |  St. Catherine  (1901)


Northwest Territories  |  Lac Seul  (1911)

Northwest Territories  |  Fort Providence  (1911)  July 2021

Northwest Territories  |  Fort Resolution (1911)

Unorganized Territories  |  Athabaska  (1901)

Unorganized Territories  |  Mackenzie D-3  (1901)

Unorganized Territories  |  Mackenzie D-5  (1901)  June 2021


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

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

BLAN    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [MB]

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

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

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

DELM  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MCCU  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [SK-Western Canada Metis Scrip]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

WHE– Z | [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


Sanderson, James [Red River Ancestors]

Sanderson, James [HBC Archives]

Sanderson, James Frances  [Dictionary of Canadian Biography]

Sanderson / Saunders, John [Red River Ancestors]

Sanderson, Thomas [HBC Archives]

Sanderson / Saunders, William [Red River Ancestors]

May 1, 2021 - Posted by | . | ,

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