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McIsaac | Metis | 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:  
    • Ontario
  • Ethnicity:  
    • Metis
  • Associated surnames:  
    • Chamberlain, Dufond, Ferris, Lamothe, O’Donnell, Pacholzuk, Poitras, Tooley, Vezeau.
  • Misc.: – 
    • John McIsaac and Mary Poitras are recognized as a Root Ancestor couple by the Metis Nation of Ontario. Their line continued through the following offspring: James McIsaac (m. Angelique Dufond), Maria Sophia McIsaac (m. Frank Chamberlain), Richard McIsaac (m. Caroline Tooley) and William Joseph McIsaac (m. Mary Gardner Tooley).




McIsaacs in Nipissing | Clara, Head and Maria (1901)

McIsaacs in Nipissing | Clara (1911)

McIsaacs in Nipissing | Cameron (Township) (1921)



CARI [CDN Marriage Extracts]

LAHO [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]

MCCU [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]

O … [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]

P  …   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]

V  …  [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]





March 15, 2022 - Posted by | . | , ,

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