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Richard | BC First Nations, Chippewa, Cree, Mi’kmaq, Ojibway, Mixed-heritage | 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:  
    • British Columbia, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, The Territories
  • Ethnicity:  
    • BC First Nations, Chippewa, Cree, Mi’kmaq, Ojibway, Mixed-heritage
  • Associated surnames:  
    • Abenaquis, Aronhiasente / Tekerhitakwen, Beaulieu, Boucher, Brazeau, Caplan, Cardinal, Castor, Chartrand, Christmas, Desjarlais, Davis, Dicaire / Taientaneken, Ducharme, Googoo, Groslouis, Katentiioa, Kirkup, Konwawennori, Lamorandiere, Landry / Bouton, Lapointe, Lariviere, Ledoux, Lillie, Loyer, Mackay, Monkman, Nabes, Oneratoka, Peters, Racette, Sateiokwen, Sabiston, Sauvage, Tekerhitakwen / Aronhiasente, Vivier, West., Williams.
  • Misc.:
    • Two Richard couples were involved with the 1885 Resistance. They were Antoine Richard (m. Betsy Fidler) and Madeleine Richard (m. Pascal Montour, Sr.).
    • The 1885 North-West Resistance by the Metis and the Cree, Kainai, Piikani, Saulteaux and Siksika peoples took place against a backdrop of starvation, broken treaties and encroachment by new settlers in Saskatchewan and Alberta. The resistance fighters eventually lost 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].




Comox-Atlin | Atlin 50 Stakine Indian Agency (1911)


Dauphin | Manitowapak  (1911)

Marquette | Unorg. Territory S-6  (1901)

Selkirk | St. Laurent  (1901)

Selkirk | St. Francois-Xavier N-2  (1901)


Pictou | Fisher Grant  (1901)

Richmond | Red Islands  (1901)


Algoma | Fort William S(1)-3  (1901)  

Algoma | Nipigon  (1881)

Algoma | Rat Portage – Town N(2)-3  (1901) 

Bruce North  | Albemarle (1881) 

Bruce North | Albermarle  (1901)

Bruce North | Cape Croker I.R.  (1911)

Nipissing | Moose Fort  (1911)


Deux-Montagnes | L’Annociation, Oka I.R. |(1921)


The Territories | Duck Lake  (1901)


Northwest Territories | Cross Lake Post  (1911)

Northwest Territories | Fort Hope, Keewatin  (1911)

Northwest Territoreis | Albany  (1911)

Unorganized Territories | Athabaska a-4  (1901) 

Unorganized Territories | Keewatin – C5  (1901)

Unorganized Territories | Marquette S-6  (1901)



A  …  [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]

ANAH  [CDN Marriage Extracts]

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

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

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

CARI    [CDN Marriage Extracts]

D  … [CDN Marriage Extracts] Richards [Western Canada Metis Scrip]

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

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

GIRO   [CDN Marriage Extracts]

KASA [CDN Marriage Extracts] Richards [ON]

LAHO    [CDN Marriage Extracts]    Upd. Apr 2022

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

MOBE  [CDN Marriage Extracts  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]

OKAN  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

R  …  [CDN Marriage Extracts] Upd. Apr 2022

S …  | [CDN Marriage Extracts] [Western Canada Metis Scrip]

SAUN [CDN Marriage Extracts]

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

T …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]

WHEE – Z [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 Richards of Quebec


North-West Resistance [The Canadian Encyclopedia]

August 30, 2021 - Posted by | . | , , ,

1 Comment »

  1. Many of my ancestors are from Canada, including Pierre Jonah (known under various names.) Pierre and his family fled from Montbeliard. They sailed to Canada on the Speedwell.


    Comment by david1024 | October 8, 2021 | Reply

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