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Memorable Manitobans: Marie Adrienne C. “Nellie” Marion (1891-1959)

Educator.

Born at St. Boniface on 6 April 1891, daughter of Julienne Carriere (1855-1935) and Roger Marion, she attended Academie Saint-Joseph and St. Boniface Normal School. She was Principal of St. Norbert School District No. 978 (1916-1917) and St. Vital School (1917-1919) and taught within the St. Boniface School District at Provencher School (1919-1952). In retirement, taught part-time for five years at St. Boniface Hospital. She resided at 361 Cabana Place and was Vice-President of L’Amicale Marie-Rose (1935-1936). She died at Misericordia Hospital on 24 November 1959 and was buried in St. Boniface Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth [Marie Adrienne Marion] and death [Julienne Marion] registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1901 & 1911 Canada censuses, Automated Genealogy.

1916 Canada census, Library and Archives Canada.

“Roger Marion, former Legislator, is dead,” Winnipeg Tribune, 15 April 1920, page 24.

“Executive plans for sessions of Education Association,” Winnipeg Tribune, 27 December 1924, page 9.

“L’Amicale Marie-Rose holds reception in Collegiate to mark reunion of pupils,” Winnipeg Tribune, 18 November 1935, page 10.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 25 November 1959, page 33.

Obituary, Winnipeg Tribune, 25 Nnovember 1959, page 43.

Death notice, Winnipeg Free Press, 26 November 1959, page 35.

St. Boniface estate files (ATG 0064A), #7631 - Marie Adrienne Marion, GR5705, Archives of Manitoba.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 28 September 2021

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