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John Wolcott, IV MP (c.1695 - d.)

Joanna Woolcott, b. 1687 Newbury MA, d. 1751; m. Samuel Wheeler 1704 Brookfield MA, great-grandson of Pilgrim, William White. (4) Ruth Woolcott, b. c.1693, d. 1723 Brookfield, unmarried. (4) John W...

5/8/2011 1/6/2016

Antoine Lampreau, elder (1823 - 1909)

ANTOINE LAMPREAU elder (OTHERWISE KNOWN AS ANTOINE LAMPREAN, ANTOINE LAMPSON, ANTOINE LAMPRON, OR ANTOINE LAMPRANT) Hudson's Bay Company Employee: Interpreter & Fur Buyer at Kamloops, 1840-70 The...

12/30/2012 3/1/2015

Nancy McKay (1831 - 1867)

MARY MCKAY is the daughter of William McKay and his Metis wife, Mary Bunn (Otherwise Nancy Bunn). She is reported to have been born at Rupert House in Saskatchewan, Canada, on 11 May 1831 [doing cana...

8/31/2011 9/27/2014

Reverend James Taylor (1850 - 1924)

THE REVEREND JAMES TAYLOR (1850-1924) Sometime Anglican Missionary to the Ahtahkakoops Band of the Cree Nation, then Principal of Emanuel College (Indian Industrial School), and afterwards Secretary ...

8/31/2011 9/25/2014

John Norquay MP (1841 - 1889)

JOHN NORQUAY Politician: He was elected by acclamation to Manitoba's first legislature in 1870. He first became minister of public works and later minister of agriculture. In 1878, upon the resignati...

9/25/2014 9/25/2014

Paul Nioherasha (Thibaudier)Delaronde born 1813 son of Voyageur Charles Francois Denys Thibaudiere Delaronde and Madeleine Pewadjwonokwe Delarond from Kanesatake their own ancestors include Simom @ Jea...

9/27/2012 3/10/2014

de la Ronde LETTERS - Ida Schneider to J. C. Bonenfant From the Nipigon Historical Museum Archives March 24, 1964 Mr. J.C. Bonenfant Bibliothecaire Hotel du Gouvernement Quebec City Canada Dear M...

9/27/2012 3/10/2014

Donald Daniel Ross (1822 - 1885)

"Donald Ross", "Donald Hénault dit Ross"

Fought at the Battle of the Grand Couteau against Dakota Sioux in 1851 as well as Battle of Batoche in 1885 He died in the Battle at Batoche.. Source: by Del Majore.

11/16/2008 5/23/2013

Urbaine Delorme, I (c.1798 - 1886)

"Urbaine Delorme", "Urbaine Henault dit Delorme", "Urbain Henault dit Delorme"

Historian Lawrence Barkwell on the website Scribd called Urbaine Sr. the 'Richest Man on the Prairies'. He was chosen Captain of the Hunt up to 25 straight years. Urbain Delorme - The Rich Man of t...

1/14/2010 5/23/2013

Marie Marguerite Grant (c.1805 - 1856)

"Mary McGillis", "Marie-Marguerite McGillis"

Marie McGillis, wife of Cuthbert Grant Jr. was a descendant of the McGillis' & MacDonald's of Glengarry County. These two families were United Empire Loyalists, who served Canada in War of 1812, and th...

12/10/2008 5/23/2013

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...

4/8/2012 5/23/2013

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:

1/1/2011 5/23/2013

MUNROE, Alexander Duncan. Born 1842 [See comment of descendant, Troy Sharp, below. Some internet sites apparently confuse Alexander with another individual of the same name: Born 20 March 1857 Red Rive...

2/3/2009 4/28/2013

Susan McGillivray (c.1769 - 1819)

Susan was a Cree lady whom William McGillivray had taken as 'country wife' in the tradition of the fur traders. They were the parents of three sons and a daughter, though one son did not survive to adu...

9/27/2011 3/20/2013

12/31/2009 2/20/2013

Margaret Roy (c.1800 - 1843)

From: Author: Wayne Jones The information regarding Margaret ROY or she sometimes appears with the English equivalent KING is from a B.I.A. (Bureau of Indian Affairs) Probate File - Sault Ste. Mari...

1/23/2013 1/23/2013

Francois Roy (1796 - 1842)

1/23/2013 1/23/2013

Therese McGillivray (c.1800 - 1869)

From: Author: Wayne Jones PROP: 18 SEP 1877 Claim no. 2841; Scrip no. 12362 to 12365, Dec. 10, 1878 Baptism: 21 JUN 1836 St. James, Red River Colony Note: She was of mixed blood, French and Chipp...

9/27/2011 1/23/2013

Vincent S. Roy, Sr. (1795 - 1872)

From: Wayne Jones, author According to the details at the Hudson Bay Company, Vincent worked for the North West Company from 1819 till the merger in 1821. He then started working for the Hudson Bay...

2/3/2011 1/23/2013

Peter Corrigal (1782 - 1866)

NAME: CORRIGAL, PETER PARISH: Orphir, Orkney ENTERED SERVICE: 1797 DATES: b.ca. 1782 [CORRIGLE] Islands d. Oct.10,1866 Appointments & Service Outfit Year*: Position: Post: District: HBCA Reference: ...

6/3/2011 1/22/2013

Francois Richard (1770 - 1872)

Claim #2427 Scrip #9710-9719

6/22/2008 1/22/2013

Marguerite Boucher (c.1792 - 1890)

7/20/2007 1/21/2013

Thomas Majore (1909 - 1978)

"Tommy"

Thomas "Tommy' Majore (b. 1909- d. 1978) was a proud Metis. He grew up in the traditional Metis community of Lebret, Saskatchewan. The 1940's were the years of his greatest achievements when he was a P...

4/13/2012 7/23/2012

Catherine Tate (deceased)

9/19/2011 10/17/2011

Ann Fidler (1809 - 1889)

"Nancy"

12/11/2007 10/17/2011

Andrew Fidler (1806 - 1846)

12/11/2007 10/17/2011

Elizabeth Anderson (1865 - 1920)

3/14/2010 10/17/2011

Kahnawpawamakan (c.1769 - 1813)

"Ke-che-cho-wick"

Scrip affidavit for Nancy (Cook) Garrioch states that her mother was Kahnawpawamakan, a member of the Cree nation.

10/18/2007 10/17/2011

William Erasmus (1835 - d.)

9/1/2011 10/17/2011

Sarah Birston (c.1809 - 1833)

1/1/2011 10/17/2011

Alexander Birston, Jr. (1804 - 1869)

11/10/2010 10/17/2011

Margaret Twatt (deceased)

11/10/2009 9/27/2011

Nancy Rowand (1818 - 1850)

8/31/2011 9/23/2011

JOHN EDWARD HARRIOTT was living in St. Andrew's, Manitoba, Canada, when the 1901 census was taken

9/16/2010 9/23/2011

Alexander Birston (c.1775 - 1829)

ALEXANDER BIRSTON Hudson's Bay Company Employee, 1793-1816 was born in the Orkney island parish of South Ronaldsay, in Scotland, in about 1775. His father's name has not been identified [Hudson's B...

11/10/2010 9/23/2011

Patasagawis (Nancy) Ann Henry (c.1787 - 1838)

"Patasagawis; Patasagausk"

9/2/2011 9/23/2011

John Peter Pruden (1778 - 1869)

Excerpt from George Simpson’s Character Book “ … A man of good conduct and character and of respectable appearance and manner but weak minded vain & silly without decision in or ...

9/2/2011 9/23/2011

Catherine Tenanse MP (1774 - 1817)

9/23/2011 9/23/2011

Thomas Jonathan Fidler (1795 - 1875)

5'6 l/2", not fit for being an Interpreter disobedient, careless of property and afraid of the Indians but very hardy & ingenious" Source : Hudson's Bay Company Archives

4/16/2007 9/23/2011

Charles Fidler (1798 - 1886)

9/29/2010 9/23/2011

Peter Fidler (1769 - 1822)

Peter Fidler was born in Bolsover, Derbyshire, England and at the age of 19 years signed a 5 year contract with the Hudson Bay Co. (H.B.C.) as a labourer at York Factory. Because of competition between...

9/26/2010 9/23/2011

Adopted the surname "Thomas" when her mother married Simon Thomas.

4/16/2007 9/22/2011

Margaret Favel (1939 - d.)

RG15 , Interior , Series D-II-8-b , Volume 1327 , Reel C-14938 , Access code: 90 File Title: Favel, Margaret - Concerning her claim as a head of family - Address, Edmonton - Born, St. Andrews in 1839...

4/23/2010 9/22/2011

John Robert Moore (1862 - d.)

In 1884 Robert MOORE (age 22) was recruited by General WOLSELEY as part of a group of 392 Canadian boatmen known as the Nile Voyageurs. This is the same Gen. WOLSELY whose troops ended the RIEL rebelli...

9/22/2011 9/22/2011

Grace Sanderson (1861 - d.)

In 1910 Agnes & Robert adopted Tena Irene, an illegitimate child of Sarah LAMBERT and George DICKINSON (1860-1930). Sarah LAMBERT was Grace’s niece, daughter of her sister, Harriet SANDERSON & A...

9/22/2011 9/22/2011

Jane McKenzie (deceased)

9/22/2011 9/22/2011

Roderick McKenzie, Jr. (c.1805 - 1850)

Apparently in 1844 Roderick Junior killed an Indian in a drunken brawl near Lake Nipissing (ref 27). He was acquitted on the murder charge, but his excessive drinking brought about his dismissal from t...

9/22/2011 9/22/2011

Roderick McKenzie (1772 - 1859)

Note: Do not confuse with Roderick McKenzie (1761-1844) of Terrebonne, or RODERICK McKENZIE JR (c1791-1830) who married SARAH “SALLY” SUTHERLAND (c1801-1829). .=== In 1839, appointed ...

9/20/2011 9/22/2011

Colin Inkster (1843 - d.)

""Sheriff""

the Hon. Colin Inkster, served as High Sheriff of Manitoba for fifty-two years, and was acknowledged to be “a walking encyclopedia of Red River history,” in an article published in the Wi...

11/18/2007 9/21/2011

Josette Work (1809 - 1896)

""Little Rib""

Source Despite his infamous past romantic adventures, when Work met Josette Lagace in 1826 he became a devoted husband. Josette was a Metis (French voyageur father, Spokane Indian mother) girl who ...

9/21/2011 9/21/2011

John Work (c.1792 - 1861)

9/21/2011 9/21/2011

Rev. Henry Budd (c.1810 - 1875)

"Sakachuwescum or Going Up the Hill"

Journal of Henry Budd= Rev. Henry Budd was the first Aboriginal ordained minister in the Church of England. Ordained December 22, 1850 at St. Andrew’s Church on the Red River.

9/1/2011 9/21/2011

Was paid an annuity after Matthew Cocking's death.

12/5/2010 9/21/2011

Mith-coo-coo-man-E'Squew (Mary) Cocking (c.1782 - c.1853)

"Mary Cocking", "Agathas"

From "Many Tender Ties" pg 140.... William Hemmings Cook persuaded to have his 35 year old union with Mary (Agathas) Cocking blest by the church, although the couple had lived in Red River since the ea...

12/5/2010 9/21/2011

Matthew Cocking (1743 - 1799)

"Cochin", "Cockan", "Cockings", "Coggins", "Goggins"

References: Dictionary of Canadian Biography, Vol. IV (biography by Irene Spry) Germaine Warkentin, Canadian Exploration Literature: An Anthology, Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1993, pp. 142-153 ...

12/5/2010 9/21/2011

John Favel, Jr. (c.1734 - 1784)

REFERENCES E.E.Rich, Moose Fort Journals, 1783-85, London, HBRS Vol. XVII, 1954, p. 253; J.B.Tyrell, Journals of Hearne and Turnor, Champlain Society, 1934, p. 265 Authored Post Journals: B.086/a/021...

7/16/2011 9/21/2011

9/20/2011 9/20/2011

Rev, Benjamin McKenzie (1837 - 1928)

9/26/2010 9/20/2011

Eliza Garrioch (1824 - 1894)

9/27/2010 9/20/2011

Mary Favell (deceased)

9/19/2011 9/20/2011

Samuel Favel (deceased)

SAMUEL FAVEL is the son of Thomas Favel, and his wife, Sarah Trout [Red River Ancestry]

9/19/2011 9/20/2011

Richard Favell (deceased)

9/19/2011 9/20/2011

John Favell (deceased)

9/19/2011 9/20/2011

Sally Spence (1815 - d.)

9/19/2011 9/20/2011

Thomas Favel (c.1779 - 1848)

(II)-Thomas Favel (Favell) (1780-1848), Metis likely son of (I)-John Favell Jr. d-1784, employed HBC (1754-1784) and Tittmeg or Titameg, Indian woman:; married Sally a Cree woman. (II)-Jane Favel, Meti...

9/19/2011 9/20/2011

Mary Faries (c.1853 - 1938)

11/14/2008 9/20/2011

Joseph Favell (c.1828 - d.)

9/19/2011 9/20/2011

Sarah Favell (c.1780 - d.)

"Sally"

9/19/2011 9/20/2011

Charles Favell (1826 - d.)

9/19/2011 9/20/2011

Humphrey Martin Favel (c.1777 - d.)

9/20/2011 9/20/2011

Cuthbert Grant II (1793 - 1854)

"“Captain-General of all the Half-Breeds” and Warden of the Plains"

Fur trader with North West Company; first leader of the Métis people. See above link. Wikipedia contributors, 'Cuthbert Grant', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 17 May 2012, 21:25 UTC, [acc...

12/10/2008 9/20/2011

Mary Inkster (1804 - c.1892)

6/8/2007 9/18/2011

Alfred Campbell Garrioch (1848 - 1934)

Born at Kildonan on 20 February 1848, of mixed-blood origin, Garrioch studied theology at St. John’s College during the Red River Rebellion of 1869-70. He negotiated with Riel for safe passage f...

9/16/2011 9/16/2011

Edward Bird (1883 - d.)

9/16/2011 9/16/2011

Harriet Bird (1855 - d.)

9/16/2011 9/16/2011

William Gilbert Bird (1848 - 1942)

9/16/2011 9/16/2011

Anna Bird (1826 - 1919)

9/16/2011 9/16/2011

William Garrioch (1786 - 1844)

12/9/2007 9/16/2011

Nancy Calder (c.1787 - 1880)

7/17/2008 9/16/2011

Thomas McNab (1782 - 1866)

8/30/2011 9/14/2011

Mary Wash-e-soo-E'Squew Budd (1780 - 1850)

"Wash-e-soo-E’Squew", "Agathas"

The name chosen for Matthew Cocking’s second daughter, who was Henry Budd’s mother, is revealing. “Wash-e-soo-E’Squaw” is derived from Wa shisoo “she is bright...

12/6/2010 9/14/2011

Church of England priest, educator, and translator; b. 14 July 1838 in Mistassini (Moose Factory, Ont.), tenth of the twelve children of William McKay and Mary Bunn, who were both of mixed blood; broth...

8/30/2011 9/14/2011

William Hemmings Cook (1768 - 1846)

Added by Vada McNicol - Citing this Record "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," index, FamilySearch ( ), William Hemmings Cook, 30 May 1768; citing SAINT ANDREW,HOLBORN,LONDON,ENGLAND, referen...

10/18/2007 9/14/2011

John Stuart, Canadian Fur Trader and Explorer (1780 - 1847)

"Chief Factor of The Hudson Bay Company"

Wikipedia contributors. " John Stuart (explorer) ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

9/8/2011 9/14/2011

Edward Umfreville (c.1755 - d.)

9/3/2011 9/14/2011

John Inkster (c.1798 - 1874)

"Orkney Johnny"

6/8/2007 9/14/2011

Rachel Bunn (1840 - 1909)

8/30/2011 9/14/2011

John Heckenberger (c.1840 - d.)

9/2/2011 9/13/2011

Jane Renville (1831 - 1926)

"Janette Heckland", "Jane Wakinburg Bruce"

Red River Pioneer Passes Away at Her Home Near Pembina at 105 Years of Age From Pembina Express: -- Mrs. John Baptiste Renville, mother of J. R. Renville of Pembinatownship, died at the home of her s...

9/2/2011 9/13/2011

William Flett (1775 - 1819)

9/2/2011 9/13/2011

JOHN EDWARD HARRIOT Hudson's Bay Company Chief Factor: "A very promising and interested young man well acquainted in the way of Trade and much beloved by the Natives" John Edward Harriot was born a...

8/31/2011 9/12/2011

Excellent account of Colin Sinclair's life at [doing canadianhistory: Captain Colin Robertson Sinclair]

11/17/2007 9/12/2011

Lisette Louise Rowand (c.1790 - c.1849)

8/31/2011 9/9/2011

Sir George Simpson (1792 - 1860)

""The Little Emperor" "Father of the Fur Trade""

SIMPSON, Sir GEORGE, governor of the HBC, author, and businessman; b. probably in 1786 or 1787 in the parish of Lochbroom (Highland), Scotland, son of George Simpson; m. 24 Feb. 1830 his cousin Frances...

1/28/2009 9/8/2011

Harriet Lillie Asham (1884 - d.)

Asham, James; concerning the claim of his daughter, Harriet Lillie Asham; claim no. 395; address: Kinisota born: 5 April 1884 at Ebb Flow Lake Reserve; father: James Asham (Métis & deponent); mo...

6/2/2011 9/5/2011

Robert Campbell (1886 - 1886)

Campbell, Louison; heir to his deceased son, Robert Campbell; claim no. 316; address: near Winnipegosis; born: 1886 at Kenesota; father: Louison Campbell (Métis & deponent); mother: Flora (M�...

1/13/2009 9/5/2011

John Rowand, junior (1812 - 1865)

JOHN ROWAND junior Hudson's Bay Company Servant, 1833-56 is the son of John Rowand, senior, and his wife Louise Umphreville. He was born at Fort Edmonton on 8 February 1812. He died at Winnipeg on ...

9/3/2011 9/3/2011

John McNab (c.1755 - c.1820)

8/30/2011 9/2/2011

Sarah McNab Bunn (1778 - c.1810)

3/15/2009 9/2/2011

Mary Bunn (1798 - 1873)

MARY BUNN (OTHERWISE NANCY BUNN) Born 15 April 1798/1799 Rupert’s Land; registered at school 9 September 1809 by George Geddes at York; married 27 January 1815, St. Paul’s parish, Red R...

4/26/2010 9/2/2011