Marguerite (Riel) Zastre

Marguerite Marie (Riel) Zastre (abt. 1840 - 1874)

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Marguerite Marie (Marguerite) Zastre formerly Riel aka Zace
Born about in Rainy Lake, Rupert's Landmap
Ancestors ancestors
Sister of [half], [half], [half], [half], [half], [half], [half], [half], [half], [half], [half] and [half]
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Mother of
Died in St. Norbert, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canadamap
Profile last modified | Created 7 Aug 2011
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Categories: Métis Province of Manitoba | Métis Northwestern Territories | Metis-Manitoba Red River Canada.


Marguerite was born to Jean-Louis Riel and a metis woman named Marguerite Frappier/Roy at Rainy Lake, Rupert's Land in 1840. [1] [2][3] Her mother died giving birth to Marguerite. [4]

She died 7 May 1874 at St Norbert, Winnipeg, Manitoba [5]

Alternate birth place: Red River Settlement, Manitoba, Canada

Half sister to Louis Riel and the other Riel children fathered by Jean-Louis Riel.

1870 - Marguerite - Wife. Norbert, Winnipeg, Manitoba. [6]
Marguerite Zaste30
Baptiste Zaste40


  1. The Collected Writings of Louis Riel/Les Ecrits Complets de Louis Riel; Volume 4, 1985, Glen Campbell and George G F Stanley; Page: 333 [1].
  2. St. Norbert, Manitoba, Canada. Census Index 1870. Provincial Archives of Manitoba; Manitoba, Canada; Card Index Nominal Census Returns: Pr - Z 1870
  3. Canadian Genealogy Index, 1600s-1900s; D.N. Sprague and R.P. Frye, The Genealogy of the First Metis Nation, The Development and Dispersal of the Red River Settlement 1820-1900, Pemmican Publications, Winnipeg, MB, 1988.
  4. Book: Louis 'David' Riel: Prophet of the New World By Thomas Flanagan. Page: 3-4 [2].
  5. Scrip Record attached to this profile, transferring claim to her children upon death.
  6. St. Norbert, Manitoba, Canada. Census Index 1870. Provincial Archives of Manitoba; Manitoba, Canada; Card Index Nominal Census Returns: Pr - Z 1870

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JP & Marguerite Zastre (Riel) and child (unknown)
JP & Marguerite Zastre (Riel) and child (unknown)

Scrip transfer to children upon death
Scrip transfer to children upon death

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On 12 Oct 2017 at 17:12 GMT Morgan Mulligan wrote:

Riel-200 and Riel-16 appear to represent the same person because: There should be only 1 profile for each person on WikiTree, so will need to merge these 2 profiles. Please approve. If you find a profile already created for someone you wish to add, just link that profile instead of adding a new one. Then you can add any other information to that profile that was already created.  :-)

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