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Ignace | Metis, Algonquin, Chippewa, Ojibway | 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:  Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Algonquin, Chippewa, Ojibway
  • Associated surnames:   Alary / Alarie, Baptiste, Callio, Cardinal, commandant, Courteoreille / Pepamowew, Denis / Denis-Hannis, Desjarlais, Dufont / Desfonts / Commandant, Enewich, Gabriel, Gladu, Jacco, Joseph, Langevin, Leblanc / Chalifoux / Jerifo, Michel, M’sadoques, Petit Etienne / Etienne, Paul, Picard, Pierre, Racette, Saul.
  • Misc.: –  1. The Algonquin Ignaces descend form Amable Ignace ( son of Ignace Chawenasiketch and Marie Anne Makwa) and Marie Leblanc / Chalifoux / Jerifo (daughter of Joseph Chalifoux and Genevieve Simon) [Source: Jean-Guy Paquin]. 2. The Metis Nation of Ontario recognizes Joseph Recollet and Marie Mageleine Ignace as a root couple. 3. In Alberta, some Metis Ignaces descend from Louis Ignace Wanihonte and Lisette / Lizette Courteoreille.



New Westminster | Delta |(1901)

Yale-Cariboo | Kamloops Indian Agency | First Nations (1911)


Lisgar | Dufferin (1901)


Nipissing | Anglin |  (1911)  Dec 2021

Nipissing  |  Mattawan Town 0(1)-1

Renfrew North | Golden Lake I.R.  (1921)

Thunder Bay & Rainy River | Wabigoon  (1911)


Wright | (29) (1921) Includes parts of Abitibi and Pontiac (1921)


A  …   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]

BAST [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [BC]

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

CLOU  [CDN Marriage Extracts][ON]

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

DELM   [CDN Marriage Extracts]

DOKIS [CDN Marriage Extracts][QC]

E  …  [CDN Marriage Extracts]

I …. [CDN Marriage Extracts][BC-ON-Western Canada Metis Scrip]

J …   [CDN Marriage Extracts][QC]

JACQ [CDN Marriage Extracts]

LAHO [CDN Marriage Extracts][ON]

MICE [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ ]

PETE [CDN Marriage Extracts][QC]

PIGE [CDN Marriage Extracts]

R  … [CDN Marriage Extracts][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

November 24, 2021 - Posted by | . | ,

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