Pierre Lemay Dit Delorme

Pierre Lemay Dit Delorme was a prominent guide for the North West Company from 1806-1807 and a voyageur in the Athabasca District from as early as 1804.

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Pierre Lemay Dit Delorme was a prominent guide for the North West Company from 1806-1807 and a voyageur in the Athabasca District from as early as 1804. Before his employment with the North West Company, Pierre Delorme set trail with Alexander Mackenzie on a voyage to the Arctic Ocean in 1793 which they had originally thought was the Pacific Ocean. Pierre Delorme worked as a guide for the Hudson’s Bay Company from 1812 to 1821. He was French Canadian who spoke French and was baptised by the Catholic church. He married Marguerite Cardinal (who is a half breed) in 1813 and they conceived two sons named Augustine Delorme and Pierre Riche Delorme who was born in 1813 at White Mud.