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Pritchard | Metis, Cree | 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!


  • Regions:  
    • Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Western Canada
  • Ethnicity:  
    • Metis, Cree
  • Associated surnames:  
    • Amyot / Amiott, Corbett, Cosgrove, Cunningham (Upd. 2023), Delorme, Favel, Fidler, Fleury, Gunn, Hill, Kirkness, Lafond, Larose, Lepine, Linklater, Matheson, Nault dit Malaterre, Piche, Pontbriand dit Sansregret, Quinn, Sayers, Schmidt, Solomon, Stranger, Trottier, White, Williams.
  • MiscAll Posts.: – 
    • 1. William Pritchard and Marie Fleury were a Western Metis in the 19th century.. Their son John Pritchard married Rose Delorme (daughter of Urbain dit William Delorme and Madeleine Vivier) in 1862.
    • 2. Warrington Pritchard and Louisa Solomon are recognized as a Root Ancestor couple by the Metis Nation of Ontario. Their immediate offspring include: James Cunningham Pritchard (m. Daisy Fidler), Margaret Catherine Pritchard (m. William Irvine) and William Paynter / Painter (m. Nina Bompass Pritchard).
    • 3. Please scroll down to External Links below for further information about various Metis Pritchards.




Algoma | Lake Superior XX-7  (1901)

Fort William and Rainy River | Indian Reserves  (1921)  

Thunder Bay & Rainy River | Pic I.R. (1911)

Pritchard in Fort William and Rainy River | I.R. (1921)




Assiniboia East | West Eagle Quill Lake | (1901)

Terr. | Battleford South  (1901)

Terr. | Halcro  (1901)

Pritchard in Prince Albert | Duck Lake Agency (1921)




AION [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [USA ]

COON [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]

F  …. [CDN Marriage Extracts][ SK]

HERY [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]

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

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

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

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

PIGE [CDN Marriage Extracts] [MB-ON-SK-Western Canada Metis Scrip]

Q … [CDN Marriage Extracts] [SK]

WHEE – Z [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON-QC]



Pritchard, John [Dictionary of Canadian Biography]

Pritchard, John [Hudson’s Bay Company Archives]

Pritchard, John [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

Pritchard, Richard [Red River Ancestry]

February 27, 2022 - Posted by | . | ,

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