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Fraser, Simon (1776–1862), explorer and fur trader, was born on 20 May 1776 at Mapletown, Hoosic township, New York, the youngest of the ten children of Simon Fraser (1725?–1779?) of Culbokie and Guisachan (a cadet branch of the highland Frasers of Lovat), a farmer, and his wife, ...

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Hearne, Samuel (1745–1792), explorer and fur trader, was born 'close to London bridge' (Speck, Samuel Hearne), the only son of Samuel Hearne (1707/8–1748) and Diana Hearne, and younger brother to Sarah. His father was managing engineer of the London Bridge waterworks...

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Kelsey, Henry (c. 1667–1724), explorer in Canada and Hudson's Bay Company official, is of uncertain origins, although he may have been the son of John Kelsey, mariner, of East Greenwich, Kent, a location with which Henry Kelsey is known to have been associated. He enters the historical record on 15 March 1684, when he apprenticed to the ...

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Matonabbee (1736/7–1782/3), fur trader and explorer, was born near Churchill Fort, in what is now Churchill, Manitoba, the son of Chipewyan parents; his father was a hunter for the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC). His mother and father had met on the west coast of ...

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Ogden, Peter Skene (1789/90–1854), fur trader and explorer in North America, was baptized on 12 February 1790 at the cathedral of the Holy Trinity, Quebec. He was the youngest of the six children of Judge Isaac Ogden (1740–1824) and his second wife, Sarah, ...

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Radisson, Pierre-Esprit [called Oninga] (1639/40?–1710), explorer and trader, was probably born in Paris—as documents in New France testify that his sisters were—to Avignonese parents, Pierre-Esprit Radisson (b. c.1590) and Madeleine Hénaut. In affidavits of 1697 and 1698 Radisson...