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Swan Creek, Manitoba Scrip Applications:

Swan Creek enters Lake Manitoba about 30 km. north of St. Laurent and just south of
Monkmans Point. The creek runs west of Lundar to the SW before entering the lake. Many of
the Metis living here were Monkmans or their relatives. Later most of these people moved to St.
Laurent. On August 21, 1871, Sousonse (Little Long Ears), signed Treaty 2 for the Swan Creek
and Lake Manitoba Indians.
Boyer, Marie Ann; address: St. Laurent; claim no. 593; born: 11 July, 1879 at Swan Creek;
father: Etienne Delaronde (Mtis); mother: Helen Monkman (Mtis); married: 1898 to Elzear
Boyer; scrip cert.: form E, no. 3039.
Chaboyer, Antoine; for his daughter, Marie Virginie Chaboyer; Calim no. 667; address: St.
Laurent; born: 21 April 1878 at Swan Creek; father: Antoine Chaboyer (Mtis and deponent);
mother: Elise (Mtis); scrip cert.: form E, no. 3497; file ref. 782806.
Chaboyer, Antoine; heir to his deceased daughter, Marie; claim no. 670; address: St. Laurent;
born: 14 April, 1881 at Swan Creek; father: Antoine Chaboyer (Mtis and deponent); mother:
Elise (Mtis); died: 18 April, 1881.
Chaboyer, Antoine; heir to his deceased daughter, Philomne Chaboyer; claim no. 671; address:
St. Laurent; born: 1 October, 1871 at Swan Creek; father: Antoine Chaboyer (Mtis and
deponent); mother: Elise (Mtis); died: 12 October, 1871.
Chaboyer, Antoine; heir to his deceased son, Antoine Chaboyer; claim no. 627; address: St.
Laurent; born: 1 December, 1875 at Swan Creek; father: Antoine Chaboyer (Mtis and
deponent); mother: Elise (Mtis); died: 1882.
Chaboyer, Marguerite; address: St. Laurent; claim no. 557; born: 4 February, 1872 at Swan
Creek; father: Francois Lapointe (Mtis); mother: Julie Bousquet (Mtis); married: 1893 to
Pierre Chaboyer; scrip cert.: form E, no. 3006.
Chaboyer, Norbert; heir to his deceased brother, Pierre; claim no. 585; Raphael Chaboyer;
address: St. Laurent; born: 12 June, 1872 at Swan Creek; father: Charles Chaboyer (Mtis);
mother: Charlotte Alary (Mtis); Both parents are deceased; died: 8 April, 1873 at St. Laurent.
Chartrand, Alexander; address: Swan Creek; claim no. 603; born: 22 June, 1883 at Swan Creek;
father: Michel Chartrand (Mtis); mother: Marguerite Monkman (Mtis); scrip cert.: form C, no.
2220.
Chartrand, Michel; for his daughter, Catherine Chartrand; claim no. 604; address: Swan Creek;
born: 13 December, 1884 at Swan Creek; father: Michel Chartrand (Mtis and deponent);
mother: Marguerite Monkman (Mtis); scrip cert.: form C, no. 2221.

DeLaronde, Etienne; for his daughter, Helen DeLaronde; claim no. 659; born: 18 August, 1880 at
Swan Creek; father: Etienne DeLaronde (Mtis and deponent); mother: Helen Monkman (Mtis);
address: St. Laurent; scrip cert.: form E, no. 3034.
Delaronde, Etienne; heir to his deceased daughter, Elizabeth Delaronde; claim no. 594; born: 22
December, 1884 at Swan Creek; died: 1893 at Swan Creek; address: St. Laurent; father: Etienne
Delaronde (Mtis and deponent); mother: Helen Monkman (Mtis); scrip cert.: form F, no. 1663.
Delaronde, Etienne; heir to his deceased daughter, Philomne Delaronde; claim no. 595; born: 8
April, 1883 at Swan Creek; died: 1899, 4 January, at Rabbit Point; address: St. Laurent; father:
Etienne Delaronde (Mtis and; deponent); mother: Helen Monkman (Mtis); scrip cert.: form F,
no. 1963.
Fortney, Marie Isabelle; address: St. Laurent; claim no. 562; born: 18 September, 1870 at Swan
Creek; father: Franois Lapointe (Mtis); mother: Julie Bousquet (Mtis); married: 1892 to
Alexander Fortney; scrip cert.: form E, no. 3009.
Hallet, Alice; address: Portage la Prairie; claim no. 582; born: 8 Nov., 1877 near Swan Creek;
father: William Hallet (Mtis); mother: Mary Slater (Mtis); scrip cert.: form E, no. 3015.
Hunt, Mary Jane; address: Poplar Point; claim no. 547; born: 2 Feb., 1871 at Swan Creek; father:
Angus Smith (Whiteman); mother: Mary Inkster (Mtis); married: 1893 to William Hunt; file ref.
766883.
Langley, Marie Louise; address: St. Charles; claim no. 1830; born: April, 1876 at Swan Creek;
father: Cesaire Ricard (Whiteman); mother: Marianne Ducharme (Mtis); married: June, 1897 at
St. Charles to Harry Langley; file ref. 766884.
Lapointe, Francois; heir to his deceased daughter, Julie Lapointe; claim no. 658; address: St.
Laurent; born: March, 1873 at Swan Creek; died: 22 Jan., 1890 at St. Laurent; father: Francois
Lapointe (Mtis and deponent); mother: Julie Bousquet (Mtis); scrip cert.: form F, no. 1675.
McKay, Leonard; for his deceased unnamed son; address: Swan Creek; born: February, 1883 at
Cypress Hills; died: March, 1884 at Fort Assiniboine; mother: Sarah Lambert (Mtis); file ref.
706532; claim no. 1125.
McLeod, Alexander; address: Swan Creek; born: 15 December, 1883 at Swan Creek; father:
Pierre McLeod (Mtis); mother: Jane Monkman (Mtis); scrip cert.: form C, no. 2242; claim no.
705.
McLeod, Alexander; heir to his deceased daughter, Elizabeth McLeod: born: 1 June, 1878 at
Swan Creek; died: March, 1884 at Poplar Point; address: Winnipeg; father: Alexander McLeod
(Mtis and deponent); mother: Isabella Inkster (Mtis); scrip cert.: form F, no. 1748; claim no.
716.
McLeod, Alexander; heir to his deceased son, Alexander McLeod; address: Winnipeg; born:
March, 1877 at Swan Creek; died: 5 or 6 weeks old at Swan Creek; father: Alexander McLeod
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(Whiteman and deponent); mother: Isabella Inkster (Mtis); scrip cert.: form F, no. 1747; claim
no. 715.
McLeod, Francois; address: Swan Creek; born: 5 January, 1881 at Swan Creek; father: Pierre
McLeod (Mtis); mother: Jane Monkman (Mtis); scrip cert.: form C, no. 2233; claim no. 662.
Monkman, Albert; address: St. Peter's Reserve; born: 6 October, 1882 at Swan Creek; father:
Francis Monkman (Mtis); mother: Margaret Stevenson (Mtis); scrip cert.: form E, no. 3261;
file ref. 865691; claim no. 1613.
Monkman, Alexander; address: Clerkleigh; heir to his deceased daughter, Isabelle Monkman;
born: 26 March, 1885 at Swan Creek; died: July, 1887 at Swan Creek; father: Alexander
Monkman (Mtis and deponent); mother: Flora Goulet (Mtis); scrip cert.: form F, no. 1697;
claim no. 710.
Monkman, Alexander; heir to his deceased daughter, Philomene Monkman; born: 15 March,
1885 at Swan Creek; died: 12 May, 1885 at Swan Creek; address: Clerkleigh; father: Alexander
Monkman (Mtis and deponent); mother: Flora Goulet (Mtis); scrip cert.: form F, no. 1698;
claim no. 729.
Monkman, Bella; address: Winnipeg; born: March, 1880 at Swan Creek; father: Francis
Monkman (Mtis); mother: Margaret Stevenson (Mtis); scrip cert.: form E, no. 3406; file ref.
865691; claim no. 1492.
Monkman, Charles; for his deceased son, Alexander Monkman; address: Swan Creek; born: 15
May, 1876 at Swan Creek; died: 15 May, 1898 at Swan Creek; father: Charles Monkman (Mtis
and deponent); mother: Caroline Sinclair (Mtis); married: 1895 to Caroline Ducharme; (Died:
1899); heir: his living son Joseph Monkman; scrip cert.: form F, no. 2004; claim no. 702.
Monkman, Charles; for his minor son, Jean Monkman; address: Swan Creek; born: 5 July, 1885
at Swan Creek; father: Charles Monkman (Mtis and deponent); mother: Caroline Sinclair
(Mtis); scrip cert.: form C, no. 2241; claim no. 675.
Monkman, Charles; heir to his deceased son, Henry George Monkman; address: Swan Creek;
born: 14 July, 1881 at Swan Creek; died: 1888 at Swan Creek; father: Charles Monkman (Mtis
and deponent); mother: Caroline Sinclair (Mtis); scrip cert.: form F, no. 1691; claim no. 704.
Monkman, Charles; heir to his deceased son, Pierre Monkman; address: Swan Creek; born: 23
June, 1879 at Swan Creek; died: 23 May, 1901 at Swan Creek; father: Charles Monkman (Mtis
and deponent); mother: Caroline Sinclair (Mtis); scrip cert.: form F, no. 1690; claim no. 703.
Monkman, Elizabeth Jane; for her deceased husband, Thomas Monkman; born November 2,
1873 at Swan Creek; died 19 July, 1900 at Rabbit Point; address: Rabbit Point; father: Edward
Monkman (Mtis); mother: Josette Richard (Mtis); heirs: Elizabeth Jane Monkman, scrip cert.:
form D, no. 3159 for $120.00; Josette Monkman, scrip cert.: form D, no. 3160 for $24.00; Mary
Spence, scrip cert.: form D, no. 3161 for $24.00; Edward Monkman, scrip cert.: form D, no.
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3314 for $24.00; Charles Monkman, scrip cert.: form D, no. 3163 for $24.00; William
Monkman, $24.00; claim no. 638.
Monkman, Francis; address: Swan Creek; born: 28 February, 1876 at Swan Creek; father:
Francis Monkman (Mtis); mother: Margaret Stevenson (Mtis); married: 1898 to Suzanne
Chartrand; scrip cert.: form E, no. 3024; claim no. 623.
Monkman, Francis; for his deceased sister, Catherine Monkman; address: Swan Creek; born:
May, 1878 at Swan Creek; died: 1887 at Swan Creek; father: Francis Monkman (deponant), scrip
cert.: form D, no. 3137 for $60.00; Isabella Monkman, scrip cert.: form D, no. 3315 for $60.00;
Albert Monkman, scrip cert.: form D, no. 3341 for $60.00; Andrew Monkman, scrip cert.: form
D, no. 3339 for $60.00; file ref. 773643 on 763449; claim no. 624 (Mtis) (Both); mother:
Margaret Stevenson (Mtis)(dead); heirs: Francis Monkman (deponant), scrip cert.: form D, no.
3137 for $60.00; Isabella Monkman, scrip cert.: form D, no. 3315 for $60.00; Albert Monkman,
scrip cert.: form D, no. 3341 for $60.00; Andrew Monkman, scrip cert.: form D, no. 3339 for
$60.00; file ref. 773643 on 763449; claim no. 624.
Monkman, George; for his minor daughter, Eliza Monkman; address: Swan Creek; born: 18
December, 1885 at Swan Creek; father: George Monkman (Mtis and deponent); mother: Harriet
Sinclair (Mtis); scrip cert.: form C, no. 2224; claim no. 612.
Monkman, George; for his minor son, George Thomas Monkman; address: Swan Creek; born: 12
November, 1884 at Swan Creek; father: George Monkman (Mtis and deponent); mother: Harriet
Sinclair (Mtis); scrip cert.: form C, no. 2223; claim no. 611.
Monkman, Jean Phillipe; address: Swan Creek; born: 12 November, 1878 at Swan Creek; father:
Phillipe Monkman (Mtis); mother: Marie McLeod (Mtis); scrip cert.: form E, no. 3028; claim
no. 639.
Monkman, Jeremiah; address: Rabbit Point; born: 3 July, 1881 at Swan Creek; father: James
Monkman (Mtis); mother: Elizabeth Jane Sinclair (Mtis); scrip cert.: form C, no. 2219; claim
no. 601.
Monkman, Joseph; address: Swan Creek; born: 25 December, 1881 at Swan Creek; father:
George Monkman (Mtis); mother: Harriet Sinclair (Mtis); scrip cert.: form C, no. 2225; claim
no. 613.
Monkman, Mary; address: Manitoba House; born: 1859 at Dog Lake; father: Joseph Wattam
(Mtis); mother: Jessie Shoushons or Summers (Mtis); married: Fall, 1876 at Swan Creek to
William Monkman; children living: Maggie, Flora, Bella and Alexander; scrip for $190.00; claim
no. 1660.
Monkman, Philip; heir to his deceased daughter, Elize Monkman; address: Swan Creek; born: 2
August, 1876 at Swan Creek; died: 18 March, 1878 at Swan Creek; father: Philip Monkman
(Mtis and deponent); mother: Marie McLeod (Mtis); scrip cert.: form F, no. 1672; claim no.
643.

Monkman, Philip; heir to his deceased daughter, Marie Jane Monkman; address: Swan Creek;
born: 29 June, 1874 at Swan Creek; died: 17 February, 1879 at Swan Creek; father: Philip
Monkman (Mtis and deponent); mother: Marie McLeod (Mtis); scrip cert.: form F, no. 1670;
claim no. 641.
Monkman, Philip; heir to his deceased son, Abraham Monkman; address: Swan Creek; born: 6
May, 1884 at Swan Creek; died: 25 November, 1884 at Swan Creek; father: Philip Monkman
(Mtis and deponent); mother: Marie McLeod (Mtis); scrip cert.: form F, no. 1673; claim no.
644.
Monkman, Philip; heir to his deceased son, Alexander Monkman; address: Swan Creek; born: 27
Feb., 1882 at Swan Creek; died: 3 October, 1883 at Swan Creek; mother: Marie McLeod
(Mtis); father: Philip Monkman (Mtis and deponent); scrip cert.: form F, no. 1671; claim no.
642.
Monkman, Philip; heir to his deceased unnamed child; address: Swan Creek; born: 23 February,
1881 at Swan Creek; died: 25 February, 1881 at Swan Creek; father: Philip Monkman (Mtis and
deponent); mother: Marie McLeod (Mtis); scrip cert.: form F, no. 1669; claim no. 640.
Monkman, Pierre; address: Swan Creek; born: 26 August, 1872 at Swan Creek; father: Philip
Monkman (Mtis); mother: Marie McLeod (Mtis); married: 1900 to Margaret Rivard; claim no.
653.
Monkman, Suzanne; address: Swan Creek; born: 3 November, 1876 at The Poplar, Possen;
father: Pierre Chartrand (Mtis); mother: Julie Desjarlais; married: 1898 to Francis Monkman;
scrip cert.: form E, no. 3025; claim no. 633.
Monkman. Andrew; address: Swan Creek; born: November, 1884 at Swan Creek; father: Francis
Monkman (Mtis); mother: Margaret Stevenson (Mtis); scrip cert.: form E, no. 3655; claim no.
625.
Nabes, Melanie; address: St. Laurent; born: 1 May, 1881 at Swan Creek; father: Isaie Richard
(Mtis); mother: Julie Boucher (Mtis); married: to Louis Nabes; scrip cert.: form E, no. 3056;
claim no. 580.
Pottinger, George; heir to his deceased son, Donald Pottinger; address: Rabbit Point; born:
August, 1877 at Swan Creek; died: 1880 at Rabbit Point; father: George Pottinger (Mtis and
deponent); mother: Margaret Sinclair (Mtis); scrip cert.: form F, no. 1682; claim no. 674.
Richard, Antoine; for his minor son, Roger Richard; address: Winnipegosis, Manitoba; born: 7
September, 1887 at Possen near Swan Creek; father: Antoine Richard (Mtis); mother: Christine
Roullette (Mtis); claim no. 313.
Slade, Isabella; address: Winnipeg; born: 20 September 1874 at Swan Creek; father: Alexander
Roderick McLeod; (Whiteman); mother: Isabella Inkster (Mtis); married: 1891 at Stonewall to
Cecil Ernest Slade; scrip cert.: form E, no. 3463; claim no.1511.

Compiled by Lawrence Barkwell


Coordinator of Metis Heritage and History Research
Louis Riel Institute