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Henry, Henri, Honore | Metis, Algonquin | 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, Metis [ON]
  • Regions:  Albert, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, The Territories
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Algonquin, BC First Nations
  • Associated surnames:  Alary / Allary, Beauchemin, Beaver, Bressette, Cayer / Caille, Chausse, Collin / Colin, Commie, Daunais, Deschamps, Ducharme, Fournier, George, Kahosed, Lambert, L’Escart / Lacaille, Letendre, Longboat, Lyonnais, Morin, Nemhapaco, Nice, Parisien, Peters, Plante, Poitras, Racette, Riley, Ross, Saulteaux, Seneca, Sioui, Snake, Solomon, Spence, St. Denis, Vanasse, Vendal / Vandal, Villeneuve, Wahbezze,
  • Misc.: – 
  • 1. Henri and Honore are the French equivalent of Henry.
  • 2. There’s a line of Algonquin Henris from the region of Maniwaki who descend from the couple Paul / Napoleon Henri (aka Piedblanc) and Julie Chausse [Source: Jean-Guy Paquin].
  • 3. Some Metis Henrys descend from French Canadian Alexis Honore (aka Henry) and his Metis wife Marie Daunais. A second early Metis couple are Wm. Henry (Scot) and his Metis wife Agathe Letendre.
  • 4. The following Henrys (or their spouses) were were involved in the 1885 North-West Resistance (formerly known as The North-West Rebellion): Euphrosine Henry (m. Antoine Vandal), Elizabeth Henry (m. Maxime Poitras), Jerome Henry (m. Marie-Rose Vermette), Matilda Henry (m. Isidore Villeneuve), Maurice Henry / Honore (m. Isabelle Vandal), Patrice Henry and Pierre Henry (m. Catherine Beauchemin). 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. 




The Territories | Edmonton  (1901)


Comox-Atlin | Atlin 49  (1911)

Comox-Atline | Atlin 51  (1911)

Yale-Cariboo | Lytton (1911)

Yale-Cariboo  |  William Lake Agency (1911)


Provencher | Ritchot h-1 (1911) 


Algoma | Killarney |(1881) Jan 2022

Brant  |  Tuscarora 12 (1852) 

Brant | Tuscarora 37  (1921)

Brant | 38 – Indian Reserve (1921)

Brant | Tuscarora E-1  (1901)

Brant | Tuscarora E-2  (1901)

Braunt | Tuscarora E-3  (1901)

Brant | Tuscarora 36 (1921)

Brant South | Tuscarora (1881) Feb 2022

Bruce North | Amabel (1881) Feb 2022

Haldimand | 31 – Indian Reserve (1921)

Haldimand & Monck | Oneida I.R.  (1901)

Kingston | Kingston Penitentiary  (1921) Mar 2022

Lambton East, Indian Reserve | Chippewa (1921) Mar 2022

Lambton West  |  Sombra and Walpole Island (1921)   Mar 2022

Lincoln | Grimsby  (1881) Feb 2022

Middlesex East | Westminster (Township) (23) Mar 2022

Middlesex South | Delaware b-5 (1901)

Middlesex West | Delaware (1881)   Feb 2022

Middlesex West, Caradoc (1881) Feb 2022

Ontario South | Scugog I.R. (1921) Mar 2022


Chicoutimi & Saguenay | Natashquan  (1901)


Assiniboia | Whitebear, Moose Mountain I.R. (1911)

North Battleford | Fond du Lac [222-62] (1921)  Aug 2022


Assiniboia | Crooked Lake Agency (1901)



BAST [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]

BRAS [CDN Marriage Extracts]

CARI [CDN Marriage Extracts][QC]

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

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

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

G  …   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]

GIRO [CDN Marriage Extracts][ON]

H  …   [CDN Marriage Extracts][BC-ON-QC-Western Canada Metis Scrip]

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

K  …   [CDN Marriage Extracts] Apr 2022

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

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

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

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

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

SAUN [CDN Marriage Extracts][ON]

SIMO [CDN Marriage Extracts][QC]

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



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 Henrys of Quebec


Henry, Alexander [Red River Ancestry]

Henry, Pierre [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

Henry, William [Red River Ancestry]

North-West Resistance [The Canadian Encyclopedia]

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



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