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Lafrance | Algonquin, Iroquois, Montagnais, Ochhippawa | 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, Metis (ON)
  • Regions:  Ontario, Quebec, Western Canada
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Algonquin, Iroquois, Montagnais, Ochhippawa
  • Associated surnames: Boucher, Bush, Cook, Delorme, Garrow / Bero, Klyne, Leaf, Mitchell, Strong Arm, Takaronhianeken, Taylor.
  • Misc.:  Scroll down for link to information about fur trader Joseph La France.



Chicoutimi & Saguenay  | Magpie  (1911)

Chicoutimi & Saguenay  |  Pointe-aux-Esquimaux C(2)  (1901)  June 2021

Huntingdon | St. Regis  (1901)

Huntingdon  | St Regis  (1911)

Pontiac | Nedelec Reserve  (1911)

Pontiac  |  Unorganized Territory  |  Z-2 |  (1901)  


CLOU  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

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

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

L …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [ON-QC]

T …    [CDN Marriage Extracts] 


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 Lafrances of Quebec


La France, Joseph [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

Lafrance, Jean-Baptiste (Mention, para. 5) [Dictionary of Canadian Biography] 

May 17, 2021 - Posted by | . | ,

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