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Memorable Manitobans: Andrew Setter (1777-1870)

Hudson's Bay Company employee, pioneer.

He came to the North-West in 1798 and married Margaret Spence. They had seven children. The Setters lived on a river lot eleven miles north of Fort Garry at Park’s Creek. Setter died in February 1870 at the age of 93. He is commemorated by Setter Street.


Pioneers and Early Citizens of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Manitoba Library Association, 1971.

Andrew Setter, HBC Biographical Sheet, Hudson’s Bay Company Archives.

We thank Thomas Gerry for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 July 2012

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