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Poitras | Metis, Cree, Mixed-heritage: French, Cree | Surname Anchor Post

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 PostsMetis (ON)
  • Regions:  Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Mixed-heritage: French, Cree
  • Associated surnames: Adam, Amyot / Amiotte, Bellegarde, Bonneau, Bottineau, Breland / Berland, Bremner, Brien, Brillere / Breyere / Briere / Bruyere, Bruneau, Calliou, Caplette, Cardinal, Champagne, Collin, Cyr, Dauphinais, Deegan, Desjarlais, Dion, Ducharme, Fagnant, Falcon, Fisher, Flammand, George, Gladu, Grant, Hamelin, Klyne, Laboucane, Lafontaine, Lafournaise, Laframboise, Laverdure, Lebrun, Ledoux, Leveille, Maclure, Mallaterre, McGillis, McIsaac, McKay, Millet dit Beauchemin, Muzzini, Nandery, Ouellette, Page, Parisien, Paul, Penase / Pinesi, Plante, Rainville, Riel, Rolette, Ross, Simpson, St. Denis, St. Germain, Taillefer, Tanner, Thorn, Vandale, Well, Welsh
  • Misc.: Scroll down to External Links for Poitras Metis biographies.



Edmonton  |  Township 76  (1911)

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

The Territories  |  Duhamel   (1901)

The Territories  |  Unorganized Territories  |  Athabaska a-4 (1901)  

Victoria  |  Fort Chipewyan (1911)  

Victoria  | Townships 52  (1911)  


Brandon  |  Cameron d-4  (1901)  newly indexed

Brandon  |  Poytras in Morton  (1901) 

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

Provencher  |  St. Vital & St. Boniface Parish  (1911)


NWT  |  Poitras in Fort Providence  (1911)

Saltcoats  |  Poitras in File Hills Reserve (1911)

Saltcoats  |  Poitras in Qu’Appelle Reserve (1911)

The Territories  |  Batoche (1901)

The Territories  |  Bresaylor  (1901) 

The Territories  |  Egg Lake (1901)

The Territories  |  File Hills  (1901)

The Territories  |  Fond du Lac  (1911)


A  …  [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [SK]

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

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

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] [Western Canada Metis Scrip]

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

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

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

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

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

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

M …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [SK]

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

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

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

PIGE   [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [AB-MB-SK-Western Canada Metis Scrip]

R  …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [MB]

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

SIMO   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [SK]

ST. ..   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]

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

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

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

W  …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [SK]



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 Poitras of Quebec


Poitras, Henry “Sus-swain” Chasseur [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

Poitras, Ignace Zenon Sr. [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

Poitras, Joseph B. [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

Poitras, Pierre Jr. [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

Poitras, Pierre Sr. [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

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