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Brissette | Metis, Chippewa | 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:  Ontario
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Chippewa
  • Associated surnames:  Baker, Berger / Burger, Bonneville / Bonville, Boucher, Cadot / Cadeau, Cascanette, Charette, Cooper, Crawford, Dube, Dubeau, Fortier, George, Gendron, Grace, Henry, Laporielet, Larramee, Levreau, Larmant / Lormant / Sormant, Leduc, L’Hirondelle, Maille, Mayer, Mayneur / Minor, McKinnon, Moreau, Paradis, Pelletier, Plain, Pratt, Rolleau, St. Amand, Stockers / Stacher, Vaillancourt, Vanalstine, Williams.
  • Misc.: –  1. Hyppolite Brissette and Archange L’Hirondelle are recognized as an Ancestor Root Couple by the Metis Nations of Ontario. They left descendants through their offspring: Andrew Brissette (m. Judith Boucher), Cecile Brissette (m. George Dube), Edmond Brissette (m. Rosalie Gendron), Hyppolite Paul Brissette (m. Mary Berger), Josette / Josephine Brissette (m. Narcisse Mayneur) and Theophile Brissette (m. Angeline Berger). 2. Scroll down to External Links for more information about the life of Hypolite Brissette. 3. Spelling variations of Brissette include Brisette, Bresette and Brecette.



Lambton | Bosanquet (1881) Blessit

Lambton East | Alvinston (Village)  (1921)

Lambton West | Sarnia I.R.  (1911)

Muskoka & Parry Sound | Baxter [1901)

Simcoe East  | Tay M-4 (1901)4 Brassette

Brisettes in Simcoe East | Tay (1921) *Metis identified as Fr.

Brisettes in Simcoe East | Victoria Harbour (1921) *Metis identified as Fr.


B …  [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]

BLAN   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]

BRAS [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]

C …  [CDN Marriage Extracts]

CARI [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]

COON [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]

DOKIS [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]

GIRO [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]

LAHO [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]

LESO [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]

MARB [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]

MCCU [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]

MICE [CDN Marriage Extracts]

P  …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]

PIGE [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]

ROBE [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [ON]

SNOW [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]

ST. [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]

V  …  [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]

WHEE – Z [CDN Marriage Extracts]


Main Index: Canadian Census Extracts by Region & by Nation

Index: Canadian Marriage Extracts in Alphabetical Order

Index: First Nations and Metis Surname Lists


Brissette, Hypolite [Hudson’s Bay Biographical Sheet]

From Voyageur to farmer, Hyppolite Brissette [Simcoe County History]

War of 1812, Hyppolite Brissette [Brock News]

List of the Drummond Island Voyageurs

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