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I have traced my Lanctot ancestors back to Quebec in the 1860s. I was discussing my research with my sister a few weeks back and she said that a Canadian gentleman that works with her mentioned something about "Lanctot" being a "big name in one of the [???] tribe in Canada." Of course she didn't write it down! Can't count on non-genealogists for anything LOL. Anyway, I was wondering if anyone had ever run across a specific tribal people with the surname Lanctot. I haven't found any mention of a native ancestry ... only hints at immigration from France at some point not yet proven by any of my research to date. Any ideas? Thanks in advance for your help.
More than likely your French Ancestors married some of the natives, which would explain why there's Native Blood. I have it with my hubbys Bedard family, one or more of the boys married Native women.. and in Church no less which came as a complete suprise.. here are some things you can check out:
Invasion of Canada (1775) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia(1775)
The two forces joined there, but were defeated at the Battle of Quebec in December 1775. .... he extracted from Indian tribal leaders (mostly Iroquois and Huron) promises to assist ...... Lanctot, Gustave; Cameron, Margaret M. [translator] (1967)
The Ambiguous Iroquois Empire: The Covenant Chain Confederation of ...
Francis Jennings - 1990 - History - 438 pages
They were trading Indians, and Montreal could be as good a place to trade as Quebec ... This potential had been perceived in Quebec, where strenuous efforts were made to ... Lanctot, History of Canada 1:172; Eccles Canad1an Frontier,
Translated by J.R. Theriault from 'Familles Acadiennes', Tome II, Léopold Lanctôt, o.m.i, ... to France its colonies of Quebec and of Port Royal, which had been taken by .... by this time, La Hève had reverted to a settlement of Indians and 'Metis'. ...
Companions of Champlain: Founding Families of Quebec, 1608-1635 -
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Companions of Champlain
Denise R. Larson - 2009 - History - 178 pages
Founding Families of Quebec, 1608-1635 Denise R. Larson. wooden trenchers held the sagamite at meal time. (Lanctot 15- 16) Some tribes grew and harvested ...