McTavish, Simon, 1750-1804.

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McTavish, Simon, 1750-1804.

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1750-1804

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Simon McTavish (1750-1804) was born in Scotland. He came to America in 1764, apparently making Albany his headquarters. In 1774 he moved to Montréal where in 1779 he shared in the organization of the original North West Co. In 1787 McTavish became senior partner in the new firm of McTavish, Frobisher and Co., which held a controlling interest in the North West Co. He also headed the London firm of McTavish, Fraser. McTavish became one of the wealthiest men in Montréal.

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McGillivray, Simon. (1783-1840)

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Simon McTavish is the uncle of Duncan, Simon, and William McGillivray.

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McGillivray, William, 1764-1825. (1764-1825)

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Simon McTavish is the uncle of Duncan, Simon, and William McGillivray.

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McGillivray, Duncan, -1808. (1770s-1808)

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Simon McTavish is the uncle of Duncan, Simon, and William McGillivray.

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