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date: 02 April 2020

Henry, Alexanderlocked

( August 1739–04 April 1824)
  • David Arthur Armour

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Henry, Alexander ( August 1739–04 April 1824), fur trader and merchant, was born probably in New Brunswick, New Jersey, possibly the son of Alexander Henry, a merchant, and Elizabeth (maiden name unknown). Nothing is known of Henry’s childhood. However, at age twenty, in 1760, he was transporting merchandise along Lake Ontario’s southern shore to supply British Major General ...

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