Fisher Family of the Qu’Appelle River Valley
On September 2, 1880 the Metis of the Qu’Appelle Settlement petitioned Governor Alexander Morris for land, hunting rights and trading rights. All of the men listed belowsigned this petition.
(b. 1819)Alexander was born at St. Francoise Xavier the son of Henry Munro Fisher (b.1800) and Marguerite Laframboise (b. 1805). He married Suzanne Desjarlais (b. 1819) in1839 at Red River, the daughter of Antoine Desjarlais and Pelagin Martin.Fisher, Alexander - Concerning his claim as a head of family - Address, FortQu'Appelle - Born, 1819 - Father, Henry Fisher, (Scot) - Mother, Margaret LaFramboise, (Métis) - Married, 1839 to Susan Desjarlais at Winnipeg - Childrenliving, seven (names on declaration) - Children deceased, one - Scrip for $160 -Claim 3636
(b. 1860)Alfred was born on February 11, 1860 at Pembina, the son of Alexandre Fisher andSuzanne Desjarlais.Fisher, Alfred - Concerning his claim as a Métis child - Address, Fort Qu'AppelleP.O. [Post Office] - Born, February 11, 1860 at Pembina River - Father, Alexander Fisher, (Métis) - Mother, Susanne Desjarlais, (Métis) - Scrip for $40 - Claim 81
George Fisher Sr.
(b. 1830)George was born on July 25, 1830 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, the son of George Fisher and Genevieve Courville. Married Emilie Boyer (b. 1838).Scrip affidavit for Fisher, George; born: July 25, 1830 at Prairie du Chien; father:George Fisher (Scot); mother: Genevieve Courville (Métis); claim no: 1196; date of issue: August 20, 1876.Scrip affidavit for Fisher, Emilie (nee Boyer), wife of George Fisher; concerningthe claims of her children: Virginie, born: 22 April 1859; George, born: 8 November 1861; Michel, born: 20 April 1863; Charles, born: 5 December 1865;Henri, born: 8 June 1868; Joseph, born: 16 September 1870
(b. 1859)George was born on January 19, 1859 near Moose Jaw, the son of John Fisher (b. 1827)and Betsy Brabant (b. 1829).Fisher, George - Concerning his claim as a Métis child - Address, Fort Qu'Appelle -Born, January 19, 1859 near Moose Jaw - Father, John Fischer, (Métis) - Mother,Betsy Braband, (Métis) - Claim 79