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Term: Warren, Lyman Marquis 1794 - 1847

Definition:

fur trader; b. August 7, 1794 in Berkshire, Massachusetts, d. October 10, 1847 at La Pointe, Wisconsin; came to Lake Superior region in 1818 with his younger brother Truman and worked as a fur trader for Michel Cadotte; married Cadotte's daughter in 1821 and acquired Cadotte's business in 1823; traded for several years in Lac du Flambeau, Lac Courte Oreille and Saint Croix, working on and off with the American Fur Company; moved to Chippewa River area in 1838 and worked as a subagent to Ojibwe and operated a sawmill and farm.

The Wisconsin Historical Society has manuscripts related to this topic. See the catalog description of the Lyman M. Warren Family Papers for details.

[Source: History of the Ojibway People (www.ojibwe.info/)]
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