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Hamelin, Charles.

(1834)
Charles Hamelin was the son of Francois Hamelin (b.c. 1800) and Catherine
Courteoreille Nipissing (bap. July 23, 1843). Charles Hamelin married Jeannette
Bruneau, born in 1835 at Edmonton, in 1856. Her parents, Eye-ta-wauch-ta-pieu Pierre
Bruneau; born circa 1814 and Marie Mistatem Crise, were married according to the
custom of the country before 1834, at Fort Edmonton. They had 17 children between
1857 and 1882. On September 7, 1876, Charles was one of 30 Metis at Fort Walsh who
submitted a petition, on behalf of the Metis of the four districts of Assiniboia to join
Treaty 4.
Hamelin, Charles; address: Peace River Crossing via Edmonton; claim no. 151 to
159; born: 1834 at Lac la Nonne; father: Francois Hamelin (Mtis); mother:
Catherine (Mtis); married: 1856 at St. Albert to Jeanette Bruneau; children
living: Adele, Marguerite, Josephte, Olivier, Adelaide, Emile, Edward, Alexander,
Leon, David, Daniel, Elizabeth & Maria; children deceased: Samuel, Narcisse,
Frances, Baptiste; Charles Hamelin, scrip notes nos. A12781 & A4412 for
$160.00 & $80.00; Emile Hamelin, scrip notes nos. A12782 & A4413 for $160.00
& $80.00; Edward Hamelin, scrip notes nos. A12783 & A4414 for $160.00 &
$80.00; Leon Hamelin, scrip notes nos. A12784 & A4415 for $160.00 & $80.00;
Alexander Hamelin, scrip Motes nos. A12785; & A4416 for $160.00 & $80.00;
David Hamelin, scrip notes nos. A12786 & A4417 for $160.00 & $80.00;
Elizabeth Hamelin, scrip notes Mos. A12787 & A4418 for $160.00.
Hamelin, Jeanette; address: Peace River Crossin; claim no. 160; born: 1850 at
Edmonton; father: Bruneau or Eye-ta-wauch-ta-pieu (Mtis); mother: Marie
Misaronne (Mtis); married: 1856 at St. Albert to Charles Hamelin; children
living: Adele, Marguerite, Josephte, Olivier, Adelaide, Emile, Edward, Alexander,
Leon, David, Daniel, Elizabeth, & Maria; children deceased: Anne, Narcisse,
Samuel, Frances, & Baptiste; scrip notes nos. A12779 & A4410. Hamelin,
Charles; address: Long Lake; claim no. 213; born: April, 1865 at St. Albert;
father: Charles Hamelin (deceased Mtis); mother: Therese Courteoreille
(deceased Mtis); scrip for $240.00.
Macdonald, Nancy - Concerning her claim as a child - Address, St. Albert - Born,
1861 at Fort la Montagne - Father, Charles Hamelin, (Mtis) - Mother, Thrse
Courteoreille, (Mtis) - Married, January 1877 at St. Albert to Gabriel
Courtepatte, 1880 at Edmonton to William Macdonald - Children living, three
(names on declaration) - Children deceased, one - Two scrips for $38.00 - One
scrip for $160.00 - Claim 823.
Shawan, Adelaide; address: Peace River Crossing; born: 1882 at Peace River
Crossing; father: Charles Hamelin (Mtis); mother: Jeanette Bruneau (Mtis);
married: October, 1899 at Wolverine Point to Xavier Shawan; scrip notes nos.
A12859 and A4490 for $160.00; and $80.00; claim no. 329.

Hamelin, Marguerite; address: Peace River Crossing; claim no. 166 & 167; born:
1872 at Vermillion, Peace River; & father: Charles Hamelin (Mtis); mother:
Jeanette Bruneau (Mtis); children living: Laronne; Marguerite Hamelin, scrip
notes nos. A12802 & A4433 for $160.00 & $80.00 respectively; Laronne
Hamelin, scrip notes nos. A12803 & A4434 for $160.00 & $80.00 respectively.
Hamelin, Adele; address: Peace River Crossin; claim no. 150; born: 1864 at St.
Albert, Alberta; father: Charles Hamelin (Mtis); mother: Jeanette Bruneau
(Mtis); married: 1893 at Peace River Crossing to Moise Richards; scrip notes
nos. A12812 & A4443 for $160.00; & $80.00 respectively.
Hamelin, Olivier; address: Peace River; claim no. 186; born: 1 April, 1876 at
Battle River; father: Charles Hamelin (Mtis); mother: Jeannette Bruneau (Mtis);
scrip cert. no. 415 A.
Ouellette, Josephte; address: Peace River Landing; born: 1874 at Battle River on
Peace River; father: Charles Hamelin (Mtis); mother: Jeannette Bruneau (Mtis);
married: 17 July, 1898 at Peace River Landing to Martin Ouellette; children
living: Eve; Josephte Ouellette, scrip cert. no. 568A; Even Hamelin or Ouellette,
scrip cert. no. 569A; claim no. 272.

Compiled by Lawrence Barkwell


Coordinator of Metis Heritage and History Research
Louis Riel Institute