Simon Fraser was a fur trader and an explorer who charted much of what is now British Columbia. He was responsible for building that area's first trading posts, and, in 1808, he explored what is now known as the Fraser River, which bears his name.
Col. Thomas Talbot was an army and militia officer, settlement promoter, office holder, and politician. He was responsible for the settlemet of a large portion of the north shore of Lake Erie.
Catharine Parr Traill was an author famous for her books "The Backwoods Of Canada" (1835), "Canadian Crusoes" (1852), Ramblings In The Canadian Forest" (1854), "Stories Of The Canadian Forests" (1856), "Afar In The Forest" (1869), and "The Studies Of Plant Life" (1884). She is the sister of authors, Susanna Moodie, Agnes Strickland, and Samuel Strickland.