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John Moran

Male 1854 - 1921  (~ 66 years)


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  • Name John Moran 
    Born Oct 1854  Huntley township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 1879  Canada to the US Find all individuals with events at this location 
    To North Dakota. Crossed at the Port of Huron. 
    Religion Roman Catholic 
    Naturalization 17 May 1879  Grand Forks, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Declaration of Intent  
    Land Patent 01 Mar 1883  Johnstown township, Grand Forks County, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    John Morin granted a cash sale patent by the United States government to 161.33 acres of land in section 3, township 154 north, range 53 west (Johnstown township), Grand Forks County, North Dakota.  
    Land Patent 13 Feb 1884  Johnstown township, Grand Forks County, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    John Morin granted a cash sale patent by the United States government to 160 acres of land in section 4, township 154 north, range 53 west (Johnstown township), Grand Forks County, North Dakota. 
    Naturalization 16 Jun 1890  Grand Forks, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Naturalization (became US citizen) 
    Cause of Death Complications from surgery 
    Died 16 July 1921  Rochester, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Died at hospital
    Buried 19 Jul 1921  St. John the Baptist RC Cemetery, Ardoch, Walsh County, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I17  Moran
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2014 

    Father Alexander Michael Moran,   b. Oct 1830, Huntley township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1892, Huntley township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Leavy,   b. 1 Jan 1832, Co. Longford, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1907, Ottawa, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married About 1853 
    Family ID F5  Group Sheet

    Family 1 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  [3
    Census 1880  Township 155, Grand Forks County, Dakota Territory Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Head of household is John Moren, white, married, age 23, Farmer. born Canada, father born Ireland [innaccurate], mother born Ireland. With wife Elisabeth, white, married, age 21, Keeping house, born Canada, father born England, mother born England.  
    Children 
     1. Alexander Edward Moran,   b. 03 Sep 1880, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1966, Grand Forks, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     2. Laura Moran,   b. 1883, Grand Forks, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 May 1894, St. John the Baptist RC Cemetery, Ardoch, Walsh County, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 11 years)
     3. Walter James Moran,   b. 12 May 1885, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1966, San Bernardino, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     4. Lee John Moran,   b. 13 Oct 1888, Forest River, Walsh County, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Nov 1978, Hennepin Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2012 
    Family ID F35  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Margaret Mary Tierney,   b. 24 Jan 1874, Fallowfield, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 1940  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 21 June 1896  St. Patrick's, Fallowfield Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Witnesses Thomas Moran and Ellen Tierney. 
    Census 1900  Johnstown township, Grand Forks County, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Head of household is John Morin, W (White), born Oct 1854, age 45, married 4 years, born Canada-Eng, father born Canada-Eng, mother born Canada-Eng [inaccurate], year of immigration 1879, has been in the US 21 years, is naturalized, Farmer. With wife Maggie, White, born Mar 1875, age 25, married 4 years, 2 children born to her, 2 children still living, born Canada-Eng, father born Canada-Eng, mother born Canada-Eng, year of immigration 1896, has been in the US 4 years; and children Norbert (born North Dakota May 1897) and Elmer (born North Dakota Apr 1899); also children from first marriage to Elizabeth Malcolmson: Alexander E. (born North Dakota Sep 1880, Day Laborer), Walter J. (born North Dakota May 1885), and Lee (born North Dakota Oct 1888, At School); and sister-in-law Emma Tierney, born Mar 1880, age 20, born Canada Eng, year of immigration 1897, has been in the US 3 years. 
    Children 
     1. Norbert John Moran,   b. 17 May 1898, Forest River, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1961, Calvary Cemetery, Grand Forks, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     2. Elmer Mark Moran,   b. 25 Apr 1900, Forest River, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1967, Grand Forks, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     3. Muriel Moran,   b. 1901, Forest River, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Rita M. Moran,   b. 26 Oct 1904, Forest River, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1993, Colorado Springs, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     5. Mary Teresa Moran,   b. 1907, Forest River, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Monica Moran,   b. 1910, Forest River, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Joseph Moran,   b. Mar 1912, Forest River, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1981, Eugene, Lane Co., Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)
    Last Modified 31 May 2011 
    Family ID F36  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S211] US Federal Land Patents.
      Document Nr.: 1722

    2. [S211] US Federal Land Patents.
      Document Nr.: 6189

    3. [S327] Grand Forks County Marriage License Database.

    4. [S205] 1880 US Federal Census.
      Dakota Territory, Grand Forks, Not Stated, District 74, Family Number 80.

    5. [S127] St. Pat's, Fallowfield.

    6. [S118] 1900 United States Federal Census.
      North Dakota, Grand Forks, Johnstown, District 71, Family Number 189.