Alexander Edward Moran

Male 1880 - 1966  (86 years)


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  • Name Alexander Edward Moran 
    Born 03 Sep 1880  Forest River, Walsh County, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Legal Jun 1906  Lander, Wyoming Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Sheriff of Polk County on his way to Lander, Wyoming "to secure the person of Alexander E. Moran and bring him back to Crookston to stand before the charge of embezzlement of $500 from the coffers of the Heileman Brewing company, with offices in Crookston." 
    Occupation Jun 1906  Thermopolis, Hot Springs County, Wyoming Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Bartender 
    Legal Jul 1906  Crookston, Polk County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Alexander Moran in the county jail at Crookston while his parents "are busy at the present time getting bonds in shape for his release." 
    Legal Dec 1906  Crookston, Polk County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    "The criminal calendar for the coming term of court [next month] at Crookston of cases that have been bound over to the grand jury has been completed up to date and there are thirteen cases. The cases are:
    Alex E. Moran, charged with being short in his accounts as representative of the Heileman Brewing Company." 
    Occupation Jan 1907  East Grand Forks, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Employee (waiter?) at the Blue Light Cafe. 
    Physical Description 1918  Walsh, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Medium height; medium build; blue eyes; brown hair. 
    Occupation Sep 1918  Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Laborer for Soo Railway, [illegible], Minn. Wife Clara Ellen Morin at Forest River, Walsh, North Dakota. 
    Occupation 1920  Oakes City, Dickey Co., North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Waiter. Wife Clara is a cook (presumably in the same restaurant). 
    Census 1925  Brown County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Alex E. Morin; age 45; Divorced; can read, can write; Occupation: Clerk; Birthplace: Forest River, N.D.; Ancestry: Irish; Father's birthplace: Ottawa, Canada; Mother's birthplace: Ottawa, Canada; Extent of education: 8G; Religious affiliation: None.  
    Census 1930  East Grand Forks, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Found in the household of his aunt and uncle Helen E. [Moran] Sullivan and Michael J. Sullivan. Morin, Alex, nephew, male, white, age 48, single [should be widowed?], age at first marriage 21, born North Dakota, father born Canada, mother born Canada, occupation Cook, industry Hotel, currrently at work: No. 
    Census 1940  East Grand Forks, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Found in the household of his aunt and uncle, Michael J. Sullivan and Nellie (Moran) Sullivan. 
    Died 25 Nov 1966  East Grand Forks, Polk Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Buried 27 Nov 1966  Calvary Cemetery, Grand Forks, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I138  Moran
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2015 

    Father John Moran,   b. Oct 1854, Huntley township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 July 1921, Rochester, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Malcomson,   b. About 1859, Nepean township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1893  (Age ~ 34 years) 
    Married 21 Nov 1879  Grand Forks, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F35  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Unknown Unknown 
    Married About 1901 
    • 1930 census lists his age at first marriage as 21.
    Address 1906  Minot, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address 1907  East Grand Forks, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    "Alex E. Moran has accepted a position at the Blue Light cafe."
    "Mrs. A.E. Moran arrived in the city yesterday from Forest River, and Mr. and Mrs. Moran will commence housekeeping in this city at once." 
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F1829  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Clara Ellen Rice,   b. 1901, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1962, Seattle, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 4 Jun 1917  Beltrami County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Divorced Before 1925 
    • Clara continued to use the surname Moran. Did this couple actually divorce?
    Children 
     1. George Clair Moran,   b. 10 May 1923, Bemidji, Beltrami County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1971  (Age 48 years)
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F949  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S44] Grand Forks Daily Herald, p. 3, 16 Jun 1906.

    2. [S44] Grand Forks Daily Herald, p. 3, 22 Jun 1906.
      "Moran had left Crookston, made his way to Shoshone in Wyoming, where he has a brother-in-law living. From Shoshone he went to Thermopylae, and there attended bar."

    3. [S44] Grand Forks Daily Herald, p. 3, 4 Jul 1906.

    4. [S59] The Evening Times (Grand Forks, North Dakota), p. 2, 24 Nov 1906.

    5. [S44] Grand Forks Daily Herald, p. 3, 19 Jan 1907.

    6. [S113] WWI Registration Card (USA).
      Walsh, North Dakota.

    7. [S56] South Dakota, State Census, 1925.
      Card No.: 2461

    8. [S329] 1940 United States Federal Census.

    9. [S115] Minnesota Death Index.

    10. [S44] Grand Forks Daily Herald, p. 3, 19 Jan 1907.
      "East Side Briefs"

    11. [S60] The Pioneer (Bemidji, Minnesota), p. 7, 7 Jun 1917.
      "Alex Morin of Forest River and Clara E. Rice of Blackduck were married Monday evening at the Challenge hotel. The witnesses were Vernice Dougherty and Archie Noel."