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Turcot |  Iroquois, Mixed-heritage: 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
  • Regions:  Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Quebec, Western Canada
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Iroquois, Mixed-heritage: Cree, French
  • Associated surnames: Allary, Bremner, Caplette, Causley / Cazalet, D’Ailleboust / Diabo, Deschamps, Desjarlais, Dubey (Dube?), Flammand / Flamand, Frederick, Galaspy, Giroux, Gouin, Hogue, Lafontaine, Laverdure, Lepine,  L’Esperance, McDougall, McMullen, Paquin, Rahiakwas,Tahentison, Ward, Wells / Welsh.
  • Misc.:  Scroll down to External Links for several Metis Turcotte biographies.



Selkirk  |  Assiniboia a-1  (1901)  June 2021

Selkirk  |  Assiniboia a-2  (1901)  June 2021




Chateauguay  | Sault St. Louis   (1901)



The Territories  |  St Louis  (1901) 



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


D  …  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


THOR  [CDN Marriage Extracts] [MB-ON-QC-SK-Western Canada Metis Scrip]


W  …   [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 Turcots of Quebec



Turcotte, Noel / Napoleon [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

Turcotte, Norbert [Gabriel Dumont Institute]



May 17, 2021 - Posted by | . | ,

1 Comment »

  1. This is a great service you are providing! For Saskatchewan, Mistawasis- if you come across surnames Badger, Black, Dreaver – these are all names taken on by Cree of the Mistawasis. Thank you.


    Comment by Bob Moore in Guelph | May 18, 2021 | Reply

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