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First Nations, French Canadians & Acadians

Asselin | 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
  • Regions:  Ontario, Quebec, Western Canada
  • Ethnicity:  Algonquin
  • Associated surnames:  Barbe, Blais, Beaudoin, Buckshot, Commandant / Brascoupe / Oceabenaquise, Courchaine, Daniel, Desrivieres / Lariviere, Jette, Labelle, Lacroix, Lafond, Laverdure, Pleau, Poulin, Ricard, Simon / Commandant,
  • Misc.: – 
  • The earliest Algonquin Asselin couple in the Gatineau were: Antoine Asselin (son of Joseph Asselin & Marguerite Cote) and his wife Elizabeth Commandant / Brascoupe (daughter of Jean-Baptiste Commandant / Ketchiwikabawitch Christine Kinisikwe) [Source: Jean-Guy Paquin]



Deux Montagnes | L’Annonciation  (1881)   Jan 2022

Wright | Sicotte, Lytton & Baskatong, T-1  (1901)

Maniwaki I.R. | Algonquin (1911) newly indexed


ASAI [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON-QC]

B …  [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]

BRAS [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]

COON [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]

DELM   [CDN Marriage Extracts][QC]

L  …   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]

LAUG   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]

PIGE [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]

R  … [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]


Main Index: Canadian Census Extracts by Region & by Nation

Index: Canadian Marriage Extracts in Alphabetical Order


French Canadian Pioneers: The Asselins of Quebec

Ascelin & Commandant (Maniwaki) – Parents of B. Ascelin (m. A. Simon)

An Algonquin Canoe Mystery | Clement Lariviere & Lacroix Neveu

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

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