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Lefort | Iroquois, Mixed | 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.  


  • Regions:  
    • Saskatchewan, Quebec
  • Ethnicity:  
    • Iroquois, Mixed Cree
  • Associated surnames:  
    • Belleau, Curotte, Giasson, Gosselin, Kahentio, Kainetine, Kaniente, Lalonde, Laplante, McNab, Ross, Sohratowane, Tekaniatarotsien, Thompson, Viau.
  • Misc.: – 
    • 1. Boniface Ledoux (m. Marie-Rosine Ross) was one of the Metis involved in the 1885 North-West Resistance (formerly known as The North-West Rebellion).
    • The 1885 North-West Resistance included Metis and other indigenous peoples (Cree, Kainai, Piikani, Saulteaux and Siksika) and was in response to broken treaties, starvation and encroachment on their lands by new settlers in what are now Saskatchewan and Alberta. The resistance fighters were defeated and Canada’s federal government asserted its control over the area.    [Source: Veterans and Families of the 1885  Northwest Resistance, Lawrence Barkwell, Louis Riel Institute]. See External Links  below for more information. 




Chateauguay | Sault-St.-Louis  (1901)

Laprairieville-Napierville | Caughnawaga I.R.  (1921)


The Territories | Fish Creek (1901)



COON   [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [QC]

GIRO    [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [QC]

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

V …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [QC]



Caughnawaga Census 1921 | Households 161 – 180

Defect in Steering Wheel (1928) | Surnames: Lefort, Lazarre

The Caughnawaga Murder (1888) | Surnames: … Lefort, Jacobs, Patton

Reader Query: The Viaus of Kahnawake (2/2)

They Passed Through Kahnawake: A. Gelineau and M.L. Boyer

They Passed Through Kahnawake: J. Forbes and O. Leger

French Canadian Pioneers: The Leforts of Quebec



North-West Resistance [The Canadian Encyclopedia]

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



June 29, 2021 - Posted by | . | , , ,

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