Pincher Creek Metis Scrip Claims

Bertrand, Caroline - Concerning her claim as a child - Address, Fort MacLeod - Born,
Edmonton, 1866 - Father, Baptiste Beaune, (French Canadian) - Mother, Mary, (Métis) Married, December 24, 1881 at Pincher Creek to François Xavier Bertrand - Children
deceased, one, Frank, born July 24, 1884, died next day - Scrip for $240 - Claim 279
Bray, Henry Edward; address: Medicine Hat; claim no. 1219; born: 27 March, 1882 at
Pincher Creek; father: John Henry Gresham Bray (Whiteman); mother: Jemima McKay
(Métis); scrip cert.: form C, no. 790
Bray, Reginald; address: Medicine Hat; claim no. 1218; born: 16 June, 1884 at Pincher
Creek; father: John Henry Gresham Bray (Whiteman); mother: Jemima McKay (Métis);
scrip cert.: form C, no. 788
Buckman, Marie Rose; address: Fort Steele; claim no. 3026; born: 19 October, 1871 at
St. Albert; father: André Cardinal (Métis); mother: Rosalie Breland (Métis); married:
1897 at Pincher Creek to James Buckman; scrip cert.: form E, no. 3294
Campion, Julien - Concerning his claim as a Métis child - Address, Julien Campion,
Pincher Creek - Born, Lake Ste. Anne, 1862 - Father, William Campion, (Métis) Mother, Philoméne Chalifoux (Métis) - Married, on the Plains, 1881, to Marie Swan Children living, two, Flora born June 1, 1883 and Frank born 1885 - Scrip for $240 Claim 289
Campion, William - Concerning his claim as a head of family - Address, Pincher Creek Born, 1837 at Lesser Slave Lake - Father, Joseph Campion, (French Canadian) - Mother,
Marie, (Métis) - Married, 1859 at Big Lake to Philoméne Chalifoux - Children living, six
(names on declaration) - Children deceased, three - Scrip for $160 - Claim 288
Caron, Amanda; address: Pincher Creek; claim no. 1332; born: September, 1880 at St.
Laurent; father: Antoine Parenteau (Métis); mother: Elise Frebisher (Métis); born: 1900
at Batoche to Theophile Caron; scrip cert.: form E, no. 3308
Caron, Amanda; heir to her deceased brother, Antoine Parenteau; claim no. 1333;
address: Pincher Creek; born: 1876 at Humboldt; father: Antoine Parenteau (Métis);
mother: Elise Frebisher (Métis); died: 1 May, 1898 at Prince Albert; scrip cert.: form F,
no. 1842
Caron, Amanda; heir to her deceased sister, Rosalie Parenteau; claim no. 1338; address:
Pincher Creek; born: 1879 at St. Laurent; father: Antoine Parenteau (deceased Métis);
mother: Elise Frebisher (deceased Métis); died: January, 1897, at Batoche; scrip cert.:
form F, no. 1843

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Carr, Joseph; address: Fort Steele; claim no. 1330; born: April, 1874 at Pincher Creek;
father: Philip Carr or Cayer (Whiteman); mother: Isabella Grant (Métis); married: 1895 at
Chateau, Montana to Maria Faisant; scrip cert.: form E, no. 3311
Cavell, Florence; address: Pincher Creek; claim no. 1589; born: 15 December, 1882 at St.
Albert; father: Louis Gregoire (Whiteman); mother: Marguerite Pelletier (Métis); scrip
cert.: form E, no. 914
Chadwick, Jane Jessie; address: Pincher Creek; claim no. 1318; born: 1879 at MacLeod;
father: Thomas Branbury (Whiteman); mother: Indian; married: 1898 to Archibald
Thomas Chadwick; scrip cert.: form E, no. 3299
Crackford, Helen; address: Medicine Hat; claim no. 1236; born: 27 August, 1880 at
Pincher Creek; father: John Henry Greshan Bray (Whiteman); mother: Jemima McKay
(Métis); scrip cert.: form E, no. 748
Ely, Anson Israel; for his son, Joseph; claim no. 1588; address: Pincher Creek; born: 4
July, 1884 at Stand Off; father: Anson Israel Ely (Whiteman and deponent); mother:
Susan (Blood Indian)
Fagnant, Francois Xavier; for her deceased children: Marie Josephine, born: 1874 at
Cypress Hills, died: 1891 at Pincher Creek; Pierre, born: 1877 at Cypress Hills, died:
1891 at MacLeod; Louise, born: 1886 at Dupuyer, died: unknown; address: Great Falls,
Montana; father: François Xavier Fagnant (Métis and deponent); mother: Marie Bonneau
(Métis); Marie Josephine, scrip cert.: form D, no. 1476; Pierre, scrip cert.: form D, no.
1478; claim no. 1551
Favel Jr., Louison - Concerning his claim as a Métis child - Address, Pincher Creek Born, 1864 at Fort Pitt - Mother, Emma, (Métis) - Father, Louison Favel Sr., (Métis) Scrip for $240 - Claim 292
Favel, Mary - Concerning her claim as a Métis child - Address, Pincher Creek, P.O. [Post
Office] - Born, Edmonton in 1858 - Father, Thomas Favel, (Métis) - Mother, Josephte,
(Métis) - Married, 1875 at Fort McLeod to Cornelius Leblanc - Children living, four
(names on declaration) - Scrip for $240 - Claim 293
Fidler, Véronique; for her deceased son, Alexandre Fidler; claim no. 1581; born:
November, 1885 at Fish Creek; died: 1887 at Prince Albert; address: Pincher Creek;
father: Baptiste Fidler (Métis); mother: Véronique Gervais (Métis and deponent); file ref.
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Fidler, Véronique; for her son, Joseph Fidler; claim no. 1596; address: Pincher Creek;
born: 23 November, 1884 at Lake Qu'Appelle; father: Baptiste Fidler (Métis); mother:
Véronique Gervais (Métis and deponent); scrip cert.: form C, no. 992

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Flammand, Joseph; for his son John Napoleon; claim no. 1334; address: Flat Head
Reservation; born: Dec., 1885 at Pincher Creek; father: Joseph Flammand (Métis &
deponent); mother: Therese Houle (Métis)
Flammand, Joseph; heir to his deceased son, Napoleon Flammand; claim no. 1336;
address: Flat Head Reservation; born: 1880 at Batoche; father: Joseph Flammand (Métis
& deponent); mother: Therese Houle (Métis); died: 1885 at Pincher Creek; scrip cert.:
form F, no. 2051
Garreault, Ludger; heir to his deceased daughter, Marie Rose Garreault; claim no. 1576;
born: 16 December, 1885 at Batoche; died: 2 November, 1886 at Pincher Creek; address:
Pincher Creek; father: Antoine Garreault (Whiteman); mother: Madeleine Delorme
(Métis); scrip cert.: form F, no. 528
Gladstone, Azilda; address: Pincher Creek; claim no. 1570; born: 1 September, 1875 at
Qu'Appelle; father: Cuthbert Gervais (Métis); mother: Marie Desmarais (Métis); scrip
cert.: form E, no. 896
Gladstone, Basil; address: Pincher Creek; claim no. 1434; born: 1878 at MacLeod; father:
Basil Lawrence (Métis); mother: Harriet Gladstone (Métis); scrip cert.: form C, no. 924
Gladstone, Harriet - Concerning her claim as a head of family - Address, Pincher Creek,
P.O. [Post Office] - Born, 1835 at Edmonton - Father, Louis Leblanc, (French Canadian) Mother, Angélique Vallée, (Métis) - Married, May 6, 1855 at Edmonton to William
Gladstone - Children living, six (names on declaration) - Children deceased, four - Scrip
for $160 - Claim 295
Gervais, Cuthbert; heir to his deceased children: John Napoléon, born: 1874 at Saddle
Lake; died: 1876 at Cypress Hills; Arthur, born: 1885 at Batoche; died: 10 months old at
Pincher Creek; address: Pincher Creek; father: Corbett Gervais (Métis and deponent);
mother: Marie Desmarais (Métis); John Napoléon, scrip cert.: form F, no. 1834; Arthur,
scrip cert.: form F, no. 1835; claim no. 1618
Gervais, Joseph; address: Pincher Creek; claim no. 1594; born: 13 July, 1879; father:
Cuthbert Gervais (Métis); mother: Marie Desmarais (Métis); scrip cert.: form E, no. 924
Gervais, Liza; for her deceased children: James Cardinal, born: March 1871 at Saddle
Lake; died: 1875 at Saddle Lake; Julia Cardinal, born: 1872 at Saddle Lake; died: 1893 at
Pincher Creek; father: Michel Cardinal (Métis); mother: Liza McGillis (Métis and
deponent); heirs: Liza Gervais, scrip cert.: form D, no. 1438 and 1446 for $60.00 each;
John Cardinal, scrip cert.: form D, no. 1440 and 1448 for $60.00 each; Daniel Gervais,
scrip cert.: form D, no. 1442 and 1450 for $60.00 each; Emily Cardinal, scrip cert.: form
D, no. 1444 and 1452 for $60.00 each; claim no. 1503

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Gervais, Marie; for her son, Alexis Gervais; claim no. 1573; address: Pincher Creek;
born: Fall, 1881 at Batoche; father: Cuthbert Gervais (Métis); mother: Marie Desmarais
(Métis & deponent); scrip cert.: form E, no. 902
Gervais, Marie; for her deceased children: Marie Delorme, born: 1871 near Moose Jaw;
died: unknown; Flora Delorme, born: 1872 near Moose Jaw; died: unknown; address:
Pincher Creek; father: Urbain Delorme (Métis); mother: Marie Desmarais (Métis and
deponent); heirs: Marie Gervais, scrip cert.: form D, nos. 1486 and 1504 for $26.66;
Marie Rose Smith, scrip cert.: form D, nos. 1490 and 1508 for $26.66; Madeleine
Garneau, scrip cert.: form D, nos. 1492 and 1510 for $26.67; Urbain Delorme Junior,
scrip cert.: form D, nos. 1494 and 1514 for $26.67; Azilda Gladstone, scrip cert.: form D,
nos. 1496 and 1514 for $26.67; Nancy LaBoeuf, scrip cert.: form D, nos. 1498 and 1516
for $26.67; Joseph Gervais, scrip cert.: form D, nos. 1500 and 1518 for $26.67; Alexis
Gervais scrip cert.: form D, nos. 1502 and 1520 for $26.67; claim no. 1611
Holway, Martin Van Buren; address: Gillingham; claim no. 1586; heir to his 3 deceased
children: William Henry, born: 1884 at Pincher Creek; died: 1890 at Pincher Creek;
Charles, born: 1877 at MacLeod; died: 23 Dec., 1899 on Belly River; Sullivan, born:
1875 on Belly River; died: 1877 below Lethbridge; father: Martin Van Buren Holway
(Whiteman & deponent); mother: Eliza (Canadian Blood Indian); scrip cert.: form F, no.
530 (Charles); scrip cert.: form F, no. 552 (Sullivan)
Houle, Ambroise - Concerning his claim as a child - Address, Pincher Creek - Born, 1859
at Pembina Mountain - Father, Antoine Houle, (Métis) - Mother, Geneviève Laverdure,
(Métis) - Claim 1467
Kirkpatrick, Frank; address: St. Mary's River, Alberta; claim no. 1349; born: 1881 at
Pincher Creek; father: Frank Kirkpatrick (Whiteman); mother: Victoria Bruno (Métis);
scrip cert.: form E, no. 3303.
Laurence, James; address: Château, Montana; claim no. 1355; born: 16 May, 1881
between MacLeod and Pincher Creek; father: Basil Laurence (Métis); mother: Madeline
Campion (Métis); scrip cert.: form E, no. 3316.
Leblanc, Cornelius - Concerning his claim as a child - Address, Pincher Creek - Born,
1850 at Edmonton - Father, Louis Leblanc, (Métis) - Mother, Angelique Vallee, (Métis) Married, 1875 at Fort MacLeod to Mary Favel - Children living, four (names on
declaration) - Scrip for $240 - Claim 294
Leboeuf, Nancy; address: Pincher Creek; claim no. 1571; born: 4 May, 1877 at Red Deer
River; father: Cuthbert Gervais (Métis); mother: Marie Desmarais (Métis); scrip cert.:
form E, no. 898.
Lee, John; address: Rock Creek Ranch, Gillingham; claim no. 1605; born: 3 May, 1881
north of Pincher Creek; father: William S. Lee (Whiteman); mother: Rosa (Canadian
Blood Indian); scrip cert.: form E, no. 936.

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Lee, Mary Ann; address: Rock Creek; claim no. 1584; born: 1 April, 1880 near Pincher
Creek; father: Martin Van Buren Holway (Whiteman); mother: Canadian Blood Indian;
scrip cert.: form E, no. 910.
McEwen, Mary - Concerning her claim as a child - Address, Pincher Creek, P.O. [Post
Office] - Born, 2 July, 1864 at Fort Benton - Father, William Gladstone, (English
Canadian) - Mother, Harriet Leblanc, (Métis) - Married, May, 1879 at Fort Macleod to
Peter McEwen - Children living, two (names on declaration) - Children deceased, two Scrip for $240 - Claim 296
McEwen, Peter; heir to his deceased children: Margaret, born: 1880 at Fort MacLeod;
died: 1880 at Fort MacLeod; Lawrence Robert, born: 1884 at Mountain; Hill; died: 1897
at Pincher Creek; address: Pincher Creek; father: Peter McEwen (Whiteman and
deponent); mother: Mary Gladstone (Métis); scrip cert.: form F, no. 536, Margaret; scrip
cert.: form F, no. 538, Lawrence Robert; claim no. 1600.
McEwen, William; address: Pincher Creek; born: 23 October, 1882 at MacLeod; father:
Peter McEwen (Whiteman); mother: Mary Gladstone (Métis); scrip cert.: form E, no.
932; claim no. 1601.
McKay, Samuel; heir to his deceased children: Edwin, born: 26 June, 1875 at Fort Walsh;
died: 1883 at Medicine Hat; address: Medicine Hat; father: Samuel McKay (Métis and
deponent); mother: Madeline Burston (mother of William and Edwin) and Catherine
Laframboise (mother of 2nd Edwin, both Métis); scrip cert.: form F. no. 362, Edwin;
scrip cert.: form F, no. 344, William; scrip cert.: form D, no. 1228, Edwin; claim no. 1247
March, 1876 at Fort Walsh; William, born: 2 Nov., 1876 at Fort Walsh; died: 1883 at
Medicine Hat; address: Medicine Hat; father: Samuel McKay (Métis and deponent);
mother: Madeline Burston (mother of William and Edwin) and Catherine Laframboise
(mother of 2nd Edwin, both Métis); scrip cert.: form F. no. 362, Edwin; scrip cert.: form
F, no. 344, William; scrip cert.: form D, no. 1228, Edwin; claim no. 1247 April, 1877 at
Fort Walsh; Edwin, born: July, 1881 at Pincher Creek; died: 1883 at Medicine Hat;
address: Medicine Hat; father: Samuel McKay (Métis and deponent); mother: Madeline.
McKay, Philip; address: Medicine Hat; born: 22 March, 1884 at Pincher Creek; father:
Samuel McKay (Métis); mother: Catherine Laframboise (Métis); scrip cert.: form C, no.
810; claim no. 1240.
Nelson, John; for his deceased children: William, born: 7 December, 1879 at Old
MacLeod; died: 10 August, 1897 on the way from Pincher; Creek to Ranch; John, born:
18 May, 1882 at Pincher Creek; died: 14 April, 1884 at father's ranch; address:
Livingstone, Alberta; father: John Nelson (Whiteman and deponent); mother: Elizabeth
(Canadian Blood Indian); scrip cert.: form F, nos. 546 and 548; claim no. 1603.

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Northwest, Harriet; for her deceased daughter, Caroline Hennifik; address: Pincher
Creek; born: 1882 at Old MacLeod; died: 1898; father: James Hennifik (Whiteman);
mother: Harriet Gladstone (Métis and deponent); claim no. 1515.
Northwest, Harriet; for her minor son, Albert Bowes (illegitimate); address: Pincher
Creek; born: 1885 at Pincher Creek; father: James Bowes (Whiteman); mother: Harriet
Gladstone (Métis and deponent); claim no. 1397.
Paquette, Marie Isabelle - Concerning her claim as a child - Address, Pincher Creek, P.O.
[Post Office] - Born, December, 1866 at Edmonton - Father, Henry Paquette, (Métis) Mother, Cécile, (Métis) - Married, 8 September, 1883 at Pincher Creek, P.O. [Post Office]
to Samuel Luper - Children living, one - Scrip for $240 - Claim 302
Pearson, Frank - Concerning his claim as a child - Address, Pincher Creek, P.O. [Post
Office] - Born, 1863 at Hoop Up, North West Territories - Father, Joseph Pearson,
(Canadian) - Mother, Madeleine, (Blood Indian) - Married, 1882 at Belly River to Julie
Smith - Children living, two, Maria born 1883 and not yet christened - Scrip for $240 Claim 314
St. Germain, William; address: Pincher Creek; born: 1877 at St. Albert; father: Fréderick
St. Germain (Métis); mother: Julienne Courtepatte (Métis); scrip cert.: form E, no. 3305;
claim no. 1309.
Sauvé, François - Concerning his claim as a child - Address, Pincher Creek - Born, 1862
at St. Boniface - Father, Norbert Sauvé, (Métis) - Mother, Marguerite, (Métis) - Scrip for
$240 - Claim 290
Short Jr., Benjamin; address: Pincher Creek; born: March, 1877 at Macleod; father:
Benjamin Short (Whiteman); mother: Philomène Hébert (Métis); scrip cert.: form E, no.
952; claim no. 1582.
Sinclair, Mary - Concerning her claim as a child - Address, Pincher Creek P.O. [Post
Office] - Born, 1863 at Rabbit Point, North West Territories - Father, William Sinclair,
(Métis) - Mother, Marie Chartrand, (Métis) - Married, 22 October, 1880 at Cypress Hills
to William Allen - Children living, three (names on declaration) - Scrip for $240 - Claim
291
Smith, Charles; for his living son, Charles Smith Jr; address: Pincher Creek; born: 3
January, 1880 at Bitter Root, Montana; father: Charles Smith (Whiteman and deponent);
mother: Mary Rose Delorme (Métis); scrip cert.: form E, no. 930; claim no. 1598.
Smith, Jonas; address: Pincher Creek; born: 3 November 1881 at Pincher Creek; father:
Charles Smith (Whiteman); mother: Mary Rose Delorme (Métis); scrip cert.: form E, no.
918; claim no. 1591.

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Smith, Joseph; address: Pincher Creek; born: 12 July, 1878 at Pheasant Plains; father:
Charles Smith (Whiteman); mother: Mary Rose Delorme (Métis); scrip cert.: form E, no.
920; claim no. 1592.
Smith, Mary Rose; for her deceased daughter, Mary Louise Smith; address: Pincher
Creek; born: 3 September, 1883 at Pincher Creek; died: 3 August, 1884; father: Charles
Smith (Whiteman); mother: Mary Rose Delorme (Métis and deponent); heir: her father,
Charles Smith; scrip cert.: form F, no. 534; claim no. 1590 Charles Smith; scrip cert.:
form F, no. 534; claim no. 1590.
Smith, Mary Rose; for her minor son, John Robert Smith; address: Pincher Creek; born:
30 April, 1885 at Pincher Creek; father: Charles Smith (Whiteman); mother: Mary Rose
Delorme (Métis and deponent); scrip cert.: form E, no. 922; claim no. 1593.
Welsh, Marie; address: Pincher Creek; born: April, 1880 at Maple Creek; father: Joseph
Simon (Whiteman); mother: Adelaide Larocque (Métis); scrip cert.: form E, no. 954;
claim no. 1612.
Wee-pas-kaw, Joseph; heir to his deceased son, Augustin; Wee-pas-kaw alias Josie;
address: Battle River Crossing; born: 1860 at Battleford; died: winter, 1881 about 15
miles from Sun River Fort; father: Joseph Wee-pas-kaw (Métis and deponent); mother:
Otish-kwa-win (Laposse femme) (Cree Indian); amrried: 1879 at Pincher Creek to
Suzanne Roberts (now deceased); scrip for $240.00; claim no. 198.
White, Cornelius; address: Pincher Creek; born: February, 1874 at Bear Hills, Alberta;
father: Cornelius LeBlanc (Métis); mother: Mary Faval (Métis); scrip cert.: form E, no.
942; claim no. 1607.
Whitford, Philip; heir to his deceased children: Eliza, born: 1882 at Lee's Creek, died:
1885, June; Unnamed, born: 1885 at Big Lake, died: July, 1885; address: Pincher Creek;
father: Philip Whitford (Métis and deponent); mother: Rosalie Dumont (Métis); scrip
cert.: form D, nos. 1378 and 1380; claim no. 1424.
Whitford, Philip; heir to his deceased daughter, Mary Whitford; address: Pincher Creek;
born: 17 March, 1881 at Lee's Creek. Alberta; died: April, 1881 in Montana; father:
Philip Whitford (Métis and deponent); mother: Rosalie Dumont (Métis); scrip cert.: form
F, no. 558; claim no. 1706.
Willoughby, Mary; address: Rock Ranche, Gillingham; born: 25 April, 1879 north of
Pincher; Creek; father: William S. Lee (Whiteman); mother: Rosa (Canadian Blood
Indian); scrip cert.: form E, no. 938; claim no. 1606.

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Compiled by Lawrence Barkwell
Coordinator of Metis Heritage and History Research
Louis Riel Institute

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