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First Peoples Canada Quebec Parish Registers

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This Project is Associated with the First Peoples Canada Project

The goal of this project is to comb through these un-indexed parish registers and create WikiTree Profiles based on them. Since they are un-indexed this information may be hard to find. A WikiTreer discovered the First peoples information within this index and thought it would be good to try and get them created.

You can help with this if you read French and have some time to spend on this.

Parish registers containing records for numerous First People identified by name and Nation:

Quebec Parish Registers - unindexed Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue > Sainte-Anne-du-Bout-de-l'Île Baptêmes, mariages, sépultures 1703-1795)

A sampling of the findings in this parish register:

The spelling of names is as precise as I can make them out from the films. The digraph recorded as “8” represents “ou” (French) or “w” before a vowel (English).

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    • Charles Kes Kabi Kat (Algonquin)
    • Louis Chasanon (Wolf Nation)
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    • Rene augustion son of K8antgotehimant (Nipissing)
    • Marie Magdeliene daughter of Chacheyvres and marguerite pilessy
    • Suzanne daughter of Mintaniineus (Missisague) and Nimisek8e his woman
    • Anne Angelique daughter of Kafindino Ketch (Nepisserini) and Komenechi his woman
    • Marie daughter of stakigik8 (Nepisserins) and KaKeaboi8K8e his woman
    • Catherine meiiganiab no quet woman of miskoabuoquet (Nepiosirini)
    • Marie daughter of moneabuiska (Missoisague) and Kristinok8e his woman
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    • Agathe daughter of Nicolas Tasisekaisisch of the Nation of the Algonquins and his woman Quinéstpas

Key words to look for:

  • Sauvage (male) or Sauvagesse (female)
  • panis (male) or panisse (female)
  • Nation
  • appartenant

The Montreal, Notre-Dame (1751-1761) parish register has yielded 148 records identifying First Peoples Canada.

The following profiles have been created on WikiTree:


Here are some of the tasks that I think need to be done. I'll be working on them, and could use your help.

  • Translate records from French -to-English
  • Develop profiles based on information gleaned from records
    • Connect profiles for parents and siblings

Will you join me? Please post a comment here on this page, in G2G using the project tag, or send me a private message. Thanks!

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