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Memorable Manitobans: Eva Menzies Lovatt Fallis (1914-1978)

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Born on a farm near Souris on 18 September 1914, daughter of Alexandrina Morton (1886-?) and Thomas Joseph Lovatt (1884-1970), she married Harold Vincent Fallis (1910-1996) on 22 November 1934. They separated in 1946 and finalized their divorce in 1970. At that time, she resided at 701 Valour Road.

She taught at Clifford School (1942-1944) and Sandhill School (1944-1945) and was Principal of Great Falls School (1945-1946) and Starbuck School (1946-1947). Moving to Winnipeg, she taught at Lord Wolseley School (1951-1955), Melrose Junior High School (1954-1959, 1961), Morse Place Junior High School (1959-1960), and John Henderson Junior High School (1962-1967).

She died at her Winnipeg home, 765 Ellice Avenue, on 1 March 1978 and was buried in Brookside Cemetery.

Sources:

Marriage registration [Alexandra Morton, Thomas Lovatt], Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Birth registration [Eve Manzies Lovatt], Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1916 and 1921 Canada censuses, Library and Archives Canada.

Marriage registration [Eva Lovatt, Harold Vincent Fallis], Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.

“Divorces declared absolute,” Winnipeg Free Press, 4 July 1970, page 12.

Winnipeg divorce files (ATG 0009a), #2051- Eva Fallis vs Harold Vincent Fallis, GR4927, Archives of Manitoba.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 4 March 1978, page 100.

Obituary [Laura James], Winnipeg Free Press, 22 December 1983, page 31.

Obituary [Harold Vincent Fallis], Brandon Sun, 1 April 1996, page 8.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 26 October 2022

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