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Métis Families of Ontario

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  • Marguerite Lyons (1791 - d.)
  • John Kipling (1724 - 1794)
    My 6th Great Grandfather was John Kipling Sr. The Kipling family came from England. He was a Factor at Gloucester House. John Sr. is viewed as the patriarch of the North American Kipling descendants. S...
  • John Lyons (1786 - 1875)
    John continued with the Fur Trading tradition, married Marguerite Kipling, also a Fur Trading family. Both John & Nancy are part of Manitoba Fur Trade history. See source:
  • Robert Lyons (c.1760 - d.)
    My 6th Great Grandfather, Robert Lyons, served the fur trade at Fort Albany, Osnaburgh House, Fort Gibraltar, and Brandon House. Sources: Dunn, W. S. (2000). Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online. Un...
  • Benjamin Lyons (deceased)
    Benjamin Lyons was known to be among the first Jewish English Fur Traders in Canada. He was among a group of Jewish merchants that supplied the British during the French and Indian War. Benjamin ancest...

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