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Roy | Cree, Metis, Mi’kmaq, Ojibway, Ottawa, Mixed-heritage | 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: Manitoba, New Brunswick, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, The Territories
  • Ethnicity: Cree, Metis, Mi’kmaq, Ojibway, Ottawa, Mixed-heritage
  • Associated surnames:  Agowse, Belanger, Brass, Bwaneski, Cayen, Colin, Des Roches / Desroches, Desjarlais, Dumais, Flamand, Gendron, Gill, Gosselin, Haggeyt, Hazzard, Lafreniere, Laplante / Plante, Lafleur, Lapointe, Lariviere, Longlade / Langlade, Marchand, Maurice, McCosage, Metosage, McDonald, McGillivray / McGilvrey, Megonnegijig, Morand, Morin, M’sadoques, Normand, Osawabine, Osawiens, Payette, Prisque / Prisk, Recollet, Ross, Sauve, Simpson, St. Denis, Tezaa, Tilamand, Vincent.
  • Misc.: –  1. The anglicized version of Roy is King so be sure to check out this post as well. I’ve also come across Leroy as a surname variation. 2. If you scroll down to the foot of the post there are links to several Roy mini biographies including: a. Marcel Roy dit Comtois (son of Francois Roy & Isabelle Lafreniere, m. Ursule Jeanne Venne), was settled on the Rat River (south of St. Norbert, near Ste Agathe). He was involved int he 1870 Resistance as one of Louis Riel’s soldiers at Fort Garry. b. Peter (Be-yun-eesh) Roy (son of Vincent Roy & Elizabeth Lacombre, m. Philomene Chouinard) who was educated in Wisconsin (USA) and who then served as an interpreter and was involved in several Ojibway treaty negotiations. c. Chief Vincent Roy (m. Lizette) who established the Upper Red River Post and then held several posts for the North West Co, before settling on a farm at the mouth of Little Fork River. He was a signatory on the treaties of Fond du Lac. 3. The Metis Nation of Ontario recognizes Henri Corbiere and Marie Roy (born 1826 in West Bay as Root Ancestors. Marie Roy was Metis. Marie Roy’s husband was a trader / merchant.



Provencher  |  Ritchot h-2  (1901) 

Selkirk | Fisher River (1911)


Restigouche | Dalhousie (1911)


Algoma East | Gore Bay I.R. (1911)

Algoma | Unorg. Terr. M(3)-2 (1911)

Algoma East | I.R. (Spanish, Serpent River, Thessalon, Mississauga) (85)  (1921)

Algoma East | I.R. (Whitefish Lake, Sucker Greek, Sheg., Pt. Grondine, Manitoulin Isl.)  (1921)

Carleton | Fitzroy  (1881)

Thunder Bay and Rainy River | Sturgeon (1911)

Thunder Bay and Rainy River | Wabigoon  (1911)


Battleford | Canoe River, Ile a la Crosse (1911)

Battleford | Green Lake I.R.  (1911)

Assiniboia | Whitebear – Moose Mountain I.R. (1911)

Assiniboia West | Willowbunch  (1901)


Unorg. Terr. | Athabaska A-8 (1901) 


BRAS [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON-Western Canada Scrip]

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

G  …  [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON-QC]

GIRO [CDN Marriage Extracts] [Western Canada Scrip]

H  …   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON-Western Canada Scrip]

KASA   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [Western Canada Scrip]

LAHO [CDN Marriage Extracts] [SK-Western Canada Scrip]

LESO [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]

MARB [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]

MCCU [CDN Marriage Extracts] [Western Canada Scrip]

MOBE [CDN Marriage Extracts [Western Canada Scrip]

NICH [CDN Marriage Extracts] [MB]

OKAN | CDN Marriage Extracts [ON]

PIGE [CDN Marriage Extracts] [NB]

SIMO [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]

ST. [CDN Marriage Extracts] [Western Canada Scrip]

T … [CDN Marriage Extracts] [Western Canada Scrip]


Main Index: Canadian Census Extracts by Region & by Nation

Index: Canadian Marriage Extracts in Alphabetical Order

Index: First Nations and Metis Surname Lists


King | Surname Anchor Post

French Canadian Pioneers: The Roys of Quebec


Roy dit Comtois | Marcel [Gabriel Dumont Institute]l

Roy, Peter “Be-yun-eesh” | [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

Roy, Vincent, II | [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

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