Memorable Manitobans: Dorothy [Dorthy] Elena Grammer Moran (?-?)
She resided at Fannystelle while teaching at Maplestead School (1940-1942) and was Principal of Lockport School (1943-1944). On 24 December 1941, she married Vincent Harold Moran (1921-2003, later remarried to Alvina Sowiak) at Knox United Church at Winnipeg and had a daughter, Sylvia Lorraine Moran (1942-?). They lived at 399 Cumberland Avenue in Winnipeg when she filed for divorce along with sole custody of their child in 1945, both of which were granted in 1946. Her earlier and later whereabouts are not yet determined.
Birth [Vincent Harold Moran] and marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.
Winnipeg divorce files (ATG 0009A), #583/45 Dorthy Elena Moran and Vincent Harold Moran, GR0669, Archives of Manitoba.
“12 divorce decrees are granted,” Winnipeg Free Press, 19 July 1946, page 10.
Obituary [Vincent Harold Moran] Grandview Exponent, 1 April 2003, page 12.
Obituary [Alvina Moran], Grandview Exponent, 1 April 2003, page 12.
This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.
Page revised: 17 May 2023