Ernest Franklyn Bezanson

M, #201, b. 27 January 1864, d. 1929
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 170.1
FatherCalvin Benjamin Bezanson b. 1837, d. 6 Sep 1920
MotherElizabeth Vaughan b. 2 Nov 1842, d. 1912

Family

Hattie Raymond b. Mar 1865, d. 22 Nov 1927
Child
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Ernest Franklyn Bezanson was born on 27 January 1864 at Nova Scotia.2 He was a dairy farmer at Needham, Massachusetts.3 He married Hattie Raymond, daughter of (?) Raymond, on 9 May 1889 at Somerville, Massachusetts. He was 25. She was 24.4,5,6 Ernest Franklyn Bezanson died in 1929.2

Census Summary

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1864
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1881
1890
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1900
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1910
1920
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1920
Death
1929

Census, Residence

Census1881Ernest Franklyn Bezanson appeared on the census of 1881 in the household of Calvin Benjamin Bezanson and Elizabeth Vaughan at Lower Horton, Nova Scotia.7
Census1900Ernest Franklyn Bezanson and Hattie Raymond appeared on the census of 1900 at 31 Jefferson Ave, Jersey City, New Jersey, with Raymond Calvin Bezanson.5
Census1910Ernest Franklyn Bezanson and Hattie Raymond appeared on the census of 1910 at 215 Erie Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts, with Raymond Calvin Bezanson, Fred C. Raymond and Charles M. Raymond where Ernest was listed as Everett.8
Census1920Ernest Franklyn Bezanson and Hattie Raymond appeared on the census of 1920 at 539 Central Avenue, Needham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, with Raymond Calvin Bezanson and Charles M. Raymond.9
Last Edited27 Mar 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 57.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 57, 114.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 114.
  4. [S7] New England Historic Genealogical Society, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910", Marriage: Bezanson, Ernest F; Raymond, Hattie A; Somerville Marriage Register; Year: 1889; Volume: 398; Page: 256.
  5. [S4] 1900 U.S. Federal Census; Jersey City Ward 11, Hudson, New Jersey; Roll: T623 979; Page: 25B; ED: 162.
  6. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 56.
  7. [S350] Census Records of Kings County (published), 1881, Lower Horton, Location=i-2, Page=25, Line=19-25, Page=26, Line=1, Family=119.
  8. [S4] 1910 U.S. Federal Census; Cambridge Ward 6, Middlesex, Massachusetts; FHL Film: 1374609; Roll: T624_596; ED: 0762; Page: 13B; Lines: 61-66.
  9. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; Needham, Norfolk, Massachusetts; Roll: T625_723; Image: 18; ED: 210; Page: 6A; Lines: 27-30.
  10. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 114, 197.

Hattie Raymond

F, #202, b. March 1865, d. 22 November 1927
Father(?) Raymond1

Family

Ernest Franklyn Bezanson b. 27 Jan 1864, d. 1929
Child
     Hattie Raymond was born in March 1865 at Massachusetts.2 She married Ernest Franklyn Bezanson, son of Calvin Benjamin Bezanson and Elizabeth Vaughan, on 9 May 1889 at Somerville, Massachusetts. She was 24. He was 25.3,2,4 Hattie Raymond died on 22 November 1927 at age 62.5,6

Census Summary

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1910
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1920
Death
1927

Census, Residence

Census1900Ernest Franklyn Bezanson and Hattie Raymond appeared on the census of 1900 at 31 Jefferson Ave, Jersey City, New Jersey, with Raymond Calvin Bezanson.2
Census1910Ernest Franklyn Bezanson and Hattie Raymond appeared on the census of 1910 at 215 Erie Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts, with Raymond Calvin Bezanson, Fred C. Raymond and Charles M. Raymond where Ernest was listed as Everett.1
Census1920Ernest Franklyn Bezanson and Hattie Raymond appeared on the census of 1920 at 539 Central Avenue, Needham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, with Raymond Calvin Bezanson and Charles M. Raymond.7
Last Edited27 Mar 2016

Citations

  1. [S4] 1910 U.S. Federal Census; Cambridge Ward 6, Middlesex, Massachusetts; FHL Film: 1374609; Roll: T624_596; ED: 0762; Page: 13B; Lines: 61-66.
  2. [S4] 1900 U.S. Federal Census; Jersey City Ward 11, Hudson, New Jersey; Roll: T623 979; Page: 25B; ED: 162.
  3. [S7] New England Historic Genealogical Society, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910", Marriage: Bezanson, Ernest F; Raymond, Hattie A; Somerville Marriage Register; Year: 1889; Volume: 398; Page: 256.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 56.
  5. [S667] Ancestry.com, "U.S. City Directories", Harold Howard's 1928 Needham and Dover, Massachusetts Directory, p. 39.
  6. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 114.
  7. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; Needham, Norfolk, Massachusetts; Roll: T625_723; Image: 18; ED: 210; Page: 6A; Lines: 27-30.
  8. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 114, 197.

John V. Bezanson1

M, #203, b. 3 January 1867, d. 1953
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 171.2
FatherCalvin Benjamin Bezanson b. 1837, d. 6 Sep 1920
MotherElizabeth Vaughan b. 2 Nov 1842, d. 1912

Family

Bertha Walker b. c 1873, d. 3 Apr 1946
Child
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     John V. Bezanson was born on 3 January 1867.3,4 He married Bertha Walker, daughter of John A. Walker and Betsy M. Whitcomb, on 27 January 1892 at Boxbourough, Massachusetts. He was 25.5,6,7 John V. Bezanson was a farmer at Townsend, Massachusetts.7 He died in 1953.2 He was buried in South Cemetery, Boxborough, Massachusetts.8

Census Summary

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1950
Death
1953

Census, Residence

Census1881John V. Bezanson appeared on the census of 1881 in the household of Calvin Benjamin Bezanson and Elizabeth Vaughan at Lower Horton, Nova Scotia.9
Census1910John V. Bezanson appeared on the census of 1910 at Townsend, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.10
Census1920John V. Bezanson appeared on the census of 1920 at Ashby, Massachusetts, working at the Ells Farm.11
Census1930John V. Bezanson and Bertha Walker appeared on the census of 1930 at Greenville Road, Ashby, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.1
Census1940John V. Bezanson and Bertha Walker appeared on the census of 1940 at Locke Road, Ashby, Massachusetts.12
Last Edited30 Mar 2016

Citations

  1. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Ashby, Middlesex, Massachusetts; Roll: 914; Page: 3A; ED: 174; Image: 272.0.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 57.
  3. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Bezanson, Adelia; Registration Year: 1867; Book: 1812; Page: 35; Number: 228.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 114, where the date is 11 May 1866.
  5. [S7] New England Historic Genealogical Society, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910", Bezanson, John V, indexed as "John V. Bizanson"; Walker, Bertha L; Boxborough Marriage Register; Year: 1892; Volume: 425; Page: 85.
  6. [S840] Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts, "Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988", Bezanson, John V; Walker, Bertha L; 27 January 1892.
  7. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 114.
  8. [S836] Various Contributors, "Find A Grave", John Vaughn Bezanson, South Cemetery, Boxboro, Massachusetts; Memorial Number: 146747333.
  9. [S350] Census Records of Kings County (published), 1881, Lower Horton, Location=i-2, Page=25, Line=19-25, Page=26, Line=1, Family=119.
  10. [S4] 1910 U.S. Federal Census; Townsend, Middlesex, Massachusetts; Roll: T624_606; Page: 17A; ED: 1030; Image: 169.
  11. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; Ashby, Middlesex, Massachusetts; Roll: T625_706; Page: 1A; ED: 9; Image: 440.
  12. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Ashby, Middlesex, Massachusetts; Roll: T627_1602; ED: 9-40; Page: 5B; Lines: 78-79.

Bertha Walker

F, #204, b. circa 1873, d. 3 April 1946
FatherJohn A. Walker1 b. c 1853
MotherBetsy M. Whitcomb1 b. c 1858

Family

John V. Bezanson b. 3 Jan 1867, d. 1953
Child
     Bertha Walker was born circa 1873 at Oakham, Massachusetts.2,3 She married John V. Bezanson, son of Calvin Benjamin Bezanson and Elizabeth Vaughan, on 27 January 1892 at Boxbourough, Massachusetts. He was 25.2,4,3 Bertha Walker died on 3 April 1946.5 She was buried in South Cemetery, Boxborough, Massachusetts.6

     Obituary from The Fitchburg Sentinel (Fitchburg, Massachusetts), 8 April 1946:
Mrs. John Bezanson

Ashby, April 8—The funeral of Mrs. Bertha Bezanson, 73, wife of John W. Bezanson, who died at her home April 3, was held at the Badger funderal home in Groton yesterday afternoon. The bearers were Albion and Roger Morse, Linnie and Robert Varney. Burial was in Boxboro.

Mrs. Bezanson is survived by her husband and daughter, Mrs. Otto Stroch of Ashby, two brothers, David Walker of Townsend and Henry Walker of Concord, N. H., and a sister, Mrs. Henry Vasey of Harvard.5

Census Summary

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1930
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1940
Death
1946

Census, Residence

Census1910Bertha Walker appeared on the census of 1910 in the household of John A. Walker and Betsy M. Whitcomb at Boxbourough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.1
Census1930John V. Bezanson and Bertha Walker appeared on the census of 1930 at Greenville Road, Ashby, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.7
Census1940John V. Bezanson and Bertha Walker appeared on the census of 1940 at Locke Road, Ashby, Massachusetts.8
Last Edited30 Mar 2016

Citations

  1. [S4] 1910 U.S. Federal Census; Boxborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts; Roll: T624_595; Page: 2A; ED: 740; Image: 128.
  2. [S7] New England Historic Genealogical Society, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910", Bezanson, John V, indexed as "John V. Bizanson"; Walker, Bertha L; Boxborough Marriage Register; Year: 1892; Volume: 425; Page: 85.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 114.
  4. [S840] Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts, "Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988", Bezanson, John V; Walker, Bertha L; 27 January 1892.
  5. [S2] Mrs. John Bezanson Death Notice, Fitchburg Sentinel (Fitchburg, Massachusetts), 8 April 1946.
  6. [S836] Various Contributors, "Find A Grave", Bertha (Walker) Bezanson, South Cemetery, Boxboro, Massachusetts; Memorial Number: 146742797.
  7. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Ashby, Middlesex, Massachusetts; Roll: 914; Page: 3A; ED: 174; Image: 272.0.
  8. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Ashby, Middlesex, Massachusetts; Roll: T627_1602; ED: 9-40; Page: 5B; Lines: 78-79.

Hattie Jane Bezanson

F, #205, b. 28 December 1868, d. 28 August 1900
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 172.1
FatherCalvin Benjamin Bezanson b. 1837, d. 6 Sep 1920
MotherElizabeth Vaughan b. 2 Nov 1842, d. 1912

Family

Joseph Hutchinson
Child
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Hattie Jane Bezanson was born on 28 December 1868 at Waterville, Nova Scotia.2,3 She immigrated to Massachusetts in 1886 with her mother Elizabeth Vaughan.4 Hattie Jane Bezanson married Joseph Hutchinson on 12 March 1889 at Maynard, Massachusetts. She was 20.5,6 Hattie Jane Bezanson died on 28 August 1900 at Boxborough, Massachusetts, at age 31.7,8

Census Summary

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1890
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Census
1900
Death
1900

Census, Residence

Census1881Hattie Jane Bezanson appeared on the census of 1881 in the household of Calvin Benjamin Bezanson and Elizabeth Vaughan at Lower Horton, Nova Scotia.9
LivedHattie Jane Bezanson lived in Valleyfield, Quebec.6
Census1900She appeared on the census of 1900 in the household of Calvin Benjamin Bezanson and Elizabeth Vaughan at Boxborough, Massachusetts.4
Last Edited13 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 57.
  2. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Bazantson, Jane; Registration Year: 1868; Book: 1812; Page: 82; Number: 27.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 57, 115, where the date is 15 December 1868.
  4. [S4] 1900 U.S. Federal Census; Boxborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts; FHL Film: 1240655; Roll: 655; ED: 0669; Page: 2B; Lines: 55-60.
  5. [S7] New England Historic Genealogical Society, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910", Marriage: Bezanson, Hattie Jane; Hutchinson, Joseph; Maynard Marriage Register; Year: 1889; Volume: 398; Page: 210.
  6. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 115.
  7. [S7] New England Historic Genealogical Society, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910", Hutchinson, Hattie Jane; Boxborough Death Register; Year: 1900; Volume: 505; Page: 343.
  8. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 57, 115.
  9. [S350] Census Records of Kings County (published), 1881, Lower Horton, Location=i-2, Page=25, Line=19-25, Page=26, Line=1, Family=119.

Eunice Maud Bezanson

F, #207, b. 3 January 1872, d. 21 December 1943
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 173.1
FatherCalvin Benjamin Bezanson b. 1837, d. 6 Sep 1920
MotherElizabeth Vaughan b. 2 Nov 1842, d. 1912

Family

Herbert Miller b. 1868, d. 1934
Children
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Eunice Maud Bezanson was born on 3 January 1872.2,3 She immigrated to Massachusetts in 1886 with her mother Elizabeth Vaughan.4 Eunice Maud Bezanson married Herbert Miller on 17 October 1900. She was 28.5 Eunice Maud Bezanson died on 21 December 1943 at age 71.3

Census Summary

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1880
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1881
1890
1900
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1900
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1910
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1920
1930
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1930
1940
Census
1940
Death
1943

Census, Residence

Census1881Eunice Maud Bezanson appeared on the census of 1881 in the household of Calvin Benjamin Bezanson and Elizabeth Vaughan at Lower Horton, Nova Scotia.6
Census1900Eunice Maud Bezanson appeared on the census of 1900 in the household of Calvin Benjamin Bezanson and Elizabeth Vaughan at Boxborough, Massachusetts.4
Census1910Herbert Miller and Eunice Maud Bezanson appeared on the census of 1910 at 77 Gooch Street, Melrose, Massachusetts, with Wallace Calvin Miller, John Herbert Miller and Charles Willard Miller and also Eunice's sister Susan E. Miller (F, 46.)7
Census1920Herbert Miller and Eunice Maud Bezanson appeared on the census of 1920 at Center Street, Hanover, Massachusetts, with Wallace Calvin Miller, John Herbert Miller, Charles Willard Miller and Eunice Elizabeth Miller.8
Census1930Herbert Miller and Eunice Maud Bezanson appeared on the census of 1930 at Center Street, Hanover, Massachusetts, with Eunice Elizabeth Miller and also with a boarder named Ruils [?] Gookin (F, 13.)9
Census1940Eunice Maud Bezanson appeared on the census of 1940 at 51 Pond Street, Milford, Connecticut, with Eunice Elizabeth Miller.10
Last Edited9 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 57.
  2. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Bezanson, Eunice; Registration Year: 1872; Book: 1812; Page: 180; Number: 98; entry has corrections/edits written on the original.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 57, 115.
  4. [S4] 1900 U.S. Federal Census; Boxborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts; FHL Film: 1240655; Roll: 655; ED: 0669; Page: 2B; Lines: 55-60.
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 115.
  6. [S350] Census Records of Kings County (published), 1881, Lower Horton, Location=i-2, Page=25, Line=19-25, Page=26, Line=1, Family=119.
  7. [S4] 1910 U.S. Federal Census; Melrose Ward 6, Middlesex, Massachusetts; FHL Film: 1374615; Roll: T624_602; ED: 0946; Page: 1B; Lines: 58-63.
  8. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; Hanover, Plymouth, Massachusetts; Roll: T625_726; Image: 744; ED: 109; Page: 18A; Lines: 13-18.
  9. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Hanover, Plymouth, Massachusetts; FHL Film: 2340675; Roll: 940; Image: 61.0; ED: 0061; Page: 5B; Lines: 87-90.
  10. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Milford, New Haven, Connecticut; Roll: T627_517; ED: 5-123; Page: 25B; Lines: 72-73.

Blanche Bezanson

F, #209, b. 18 October 1876, d. 10 January 1965
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 174.1
FatherCalvin Benjamin Bezanson b. 1837, d. 6 Sep 1920
MotherElizabeth Vaughan b. 2 Nov 1842, d. 1912

Family

Hugh S. Yuill
Children
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Blanche Bezanson was born on 18 October 1876 at Waterville, Nova Scotia.2,3 She married Hugh S. Yuill on 22 November 1894 at Brockton, Massachusetts. She was 18.4 Blanche Bezanson died on 10 January 1965 at San Antonio, Texas, at age 88. The informant on her death certificate was Calvin Hugh Yuill.5,2

Census Summary

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1881
1890
1900
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1900
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1910
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1930
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1930
1940
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1940
1950
1960
Death
1965

Census, Residence

Census1881Blanche Bezanson appeared on the census of 1881 in the household of Calvin Benjamin Bezanson and Elizabeth Vaughan at Lower Horton, Nova Scotia.6
Census1900Hugh S. Yuill and Blanche Bezanson appeared on the census of 1900 at Beech Street, Franklin, Massachusetts.7
Census1910Hugh S. Yuill and Blanche Bezanson appeared on the census of 1910 at Liberty Street, Hanson, Massachusetts, with Elizabeth Yuill, Calvin Hugh Yuill, Calvin Benjamin Bezanson and Elizabeth Vaughan.8
Census1920Hugh S. Yuill and Blanche Bezanson appeared on the census of 1920 at South Main Street, West Bridgewater, Massachusetts, with Elizabeth Yuill and Calvin Hugh Yuill.9
Census1930Hugh S. Yuill and Blanche Bezanson appeared on the census of 1930 at 112 Tilton Avenue, Brockton, Massachusetts, with Elizabeth Yuill and Calvin Hugh Yuill.10
Census1940Hugh S. Yuill and Blanche Bezanson appeared on the census of 1940 at 11 View Road, Brockton, Massachusetts.11
Last Edited9 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 57.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 57, 115.
  3. [S18] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Film #=1761033.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 115.
  5. [S791] Texas Department of State Health Services, "Texas, Death Certificates, 1903–1982", Yuill, Blanche A.B.; Date: 10 January 1965; Certificate: 00587.
  6. [S350] Census Records of Kings County (published), 1881, Lower Horton, Location=i-2, Page=25, Line=19-25, Page=26, Line=1, Family=119.
  7. [S4] 1900 U.S. Federal Census; Franklin, Norfolk, Massachusetts; FHL Film: 1240669; Roll: 669; ED: 1036; Page: 15A; Lines: 32-33.
  8. [S4] 1910 U.S. Federal Census; Hanson, Plymouth, Massachusetts; FHL Film: 1374625; Roll: T624_612; ED: 1215; Page: 5A; Lines: 8-13.
  9. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; West Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts; Roll: T625_727; Image: 919; ED: 149; Page: 4A; Lines: 27-31.
  10. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts; FHL Film: 2340673; Roll: 938; Image: 786.0; ED: 0013; Page: 6B; Lines: 62-65.
  11. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts; Roll: T627_1636; ED: 12-47; Page: 6B; Lines: 71-72.

Isabel Lucy Bezanson

F, #211, b. 21 October 1879, d. 26 February 1913
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 175.1
FatherCalvin Benjamin Bezanson b. 1837, d. 6 Sep 1920
MotherElizabeth Vaughan b. 2 Nov 1842, d. 1912

Family

Henry Hunt
Children
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Isabel Lucy Bezanson was also known as Elizabeth Bezanson.2 She was born on 21 October 1879.3 She married Henry Hunt on 26 September 1898. She was 18.4 Isabel Lucy Bezanson died on 26 February 1913 at age 33.3

Census Summary

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1879
1880
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1881
1890
1900
1910
Death
1913

Census, Residence

Census1881Isabel Lucy Bezanson appeared on the census of 1881 in the household of Calvin Benjamin Bezanson and Elizabeth Vaughan at Lower Horton, Nova Scotia.5
LivedIsabel Lucy Bezanson may have lived in Duxbury, Massachusetts, but that may have been where Henry lived before his marriage, or where their marriage took place.4
Last Edited15 Jan 2002

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 57.
  2. [S350] Census Records of Kings County (published), 1881, Lower Horton, Location=i-2, Page=26, Line=1, Family=119.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 57, 116.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 116.
  5. [S350] Census Records of Kings County (published), 1881, Lower Horton, Location=i-2, Page=25, Line=19-25, Page=26, Line=1, Family=119.

Claude Edward Bezanson

M, #213, b. 7 September 1882, d. 29 December 1963
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 176.1
FatherCalvin Benjamin Bezanson b. 1837, d. 6 Sep 1920
MotherElizabeth Vaughan b. 2 Nov 1842, d. 1912

Family

Blanche Redden b. c 1877, d. 14 Jan 1955
Children
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Claude Edward Bezanson was born on 7 September 1882.2,3 He immigrated to Massachusetts in 1886 with his mother Elizabeth Vaughan.4 Claude Edward Bezanson married Blanche Redden.5 Claude Edward Bezanson lived at Enfield, Hartford County, Connecticutt. He was a mechanical engineer from 1920 to 1940.6,7,8 He died on 29 December 1963 at Iowa City, Iowa, at age 81.9,10,3

Census Summary

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1900
1910
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1925
1930
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1930
1940
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1940
1950
1960
Death
1963

Census, Residence

Census1900Claude Edward Bezanson appeared on the census of 1900 in the household of Calvin Benjamin Bezanson and Elizabeth Vaughan at Boxborough, Massachusetts.4
Census1920Claude Edward Bezanson and Blanche Redden appeared on the census of 1920 at 112 Trinity Place, Syracuse, New York, with Dr. Warren Benjamin Bezanson and Dr. Philip Bezanson.6
Census1925Claude Edward Bezanson and Blanche Redden appeared on the census of 1925 at 112 Trinity Place, Syracuse, New York, with Dr. Warren Benjamin Bezanson and Dr. Philip Bezanson.11
Census1930Claude Edward Bezanson and Blanche Redden appeared on the census of 1930 at 112 Trinity Place, Syracuse, New York, with Dr. Warren Benjamin Bezanson and Dr. Philip Bezanson.7
Census1940Claude Edward Bezanson and Blanche Redden appeared on the census of 1940 at 91 Fennbrook Road, West Hardford, Connecticut, with Dr. Philip Bezanson.8
Last Edited9 Mar 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 57.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 57, 116.
  3. [S3] Social Security Death Index, CLAUDE BEZANSON, Born=7 Sep 1882, Died=Dec 1963, Residence=52240 Iowa City, Johnson, IA, Issued=CT (Before 1951).
  4. [S4] 1900 U.S. Federal Census; Boxborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts; FHL Film: 1240655; Roll: 655; ED: 0669; Page: 2B; Lines: 55-60.
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 116.
  6. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; Syracuse Ward 17, Onondaga, New York; Roll: T625_1250; Image: 159; ED: 210; Page: 8B; Lines: 97-100.
  7. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Syracuse, Onondaga, New York; FHL Film: 2341364; Roll: 1630; Image: 296.0; ED: 0112; Page: 12B; Lines: 81-84.
  8. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; West Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut; Roll: T627_507; ED: 2-225; Page: 11B; Lines: 41-43.
  9. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia.
  10. [S150] Connecticut Department of Health, "Connecticut Death Index 1949-2012", Death Year=1963, File Number=00000, Surname=BEZANSON, First Name=CLAUD, Middle Initial=E, Sex=Male, Year of Birth=xxxYOB, Race=White, Age Units=Years, Age=81, Month of Death=December, Day of Death=29, Death State=Iowa, Death County=Out-of-State, Death Town=0, Marital Status=Widowed, State of Residence=Connecticut, County of Residence=Hartford, Town of Residence=Enfield.
  11. [S880] Ancestry.com, "New York, State Censuses, 1925", Election District: 06; Assembly District: 03; City: Syracuse Ward 17; County: Onondaga; Page: 20; Lines: 4-7.

Blanche Redden

F, #214, b. circa 1877, d. 14 January 1955

Family

Claude Edward Bezanson b. 7 Sep 1882, d. 29 Dec 1963
Children
     Blanche Redden was born circa 1877.1 She married Claude Edward Bezanson, son of Calvin Benjamin Bezanson and Elizabeth Vaughan.2 Blanche Redden died on 14 January 1955 at West Hartford, Connecticut.3 Blanche Redden lived at West Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticutt.

Census Summary

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1877
1880
1890
1900
1910
1920
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1920
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1925
1930
Census
1930
1940
Census
1940
1950
Death
1955

Census, Residence

Census1920Claude Edward Bezanson and Blanche Redden appeared on the census of 1920 at 112 Trinity Place, Syracuse, New York, with Dr. Warren Benjamin Bezanson and Dr. Philip Bezanson.4
Census1925Claude Edward Bezanson and Blanche Redden appeared on the census of 1925 at 112 Trinity Place, Syracuse, New York, with Dr. Warren Benjamin Bezanson and Dr. Philip Bezanson.5
Census1930Claude Edward Bezanson and Blanche Redden appeared on the census of 1930 at 112 Trinity Place, Syracuse, New York, with Dr. Warren Benjamin Bezanson and Dr. Philip Bezanson.6
Census1940Claude Edward Bezanson and Blanche Redden appeared on the census of 1940 at 91 Fennbrook Road, West Hardford, Connecticut, with Dr. Philip Bezanson.7
Last Edited18 Mar 2016

Citations

  1. [S150] Connecticut Department of Health, "Connecticut Death Index 1949-2012."
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 116.
  3. [S150] Connecticut Department of Health, "Connecticut Death Index 1949-2012", Blanc E Bezanson; Date: 14 January 1955.
  4. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; Syracuse Ward 17, Onondaga, New York; Roll: T625_1250; Image: 159; ED: 210; Page: 8B; Lines: 97-100.
  5. [S880] Ancestry.com, "New York, State Censuses, 1925", Election District: 06; Assembly District: 03; City: Syracuse Ward 17; County: Onondaga; Page: 20; Lines: 4-7.
  6. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Syracuse, Onondaga, New York; FHL Film: 2341364; Roll: 1630; Image: 296.0; ED: 0112; Page: 12B; Lines: 81-84.
  7. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; West Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut; Roll: T627_507; ED: 2-225; Page: 11B; Lines: 41-43.

Dr. Philip Bezanson1

M, #215, b. 6 January 1916, d. 11 March 1975
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 346.2
FatherClaude Edward Bezanson b. 7 Sep 1882, d. 29 Dec 1963
MotherBlanche Redden b. c 1877, d. 14 Jan 1955

Family

Lillian Elizabeth Carlson b. 27 Apr 1913
Child
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Dr. Philip Bezanson was born on 6 January 1916 at Athol, Massachusetts.3,4 He married Lillian Elizabeth Carlson on 28 November 1940. He was 24. She was 27.1,5 Dr. Philip Bezanson died on 11 March 1975 at Hadley, Massachusetts, at age 59.1,4

     Obituary from The Des Moines Register (Des Moines, Iowa), 15 March 1975:
HADLEY, MASS. — Philip Bezanson, 58, head of composition at the University of Iowa School of Music in Iowa City, Ia., from 1954 to 1964, died at his home here Monday.

Memorial services will be held here today. The body will be cremated. Mr. Bezanson is survived by his wife, Lillian, a son and a daughter.

Mr. Bezanson received his masters and doctorate degrees from the University of Iowa and joined the U of I faculty in 1946. In 1964 he was named to head the music department at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, Mr. Bezanson won awards from the Society for Publication of American Music and the Fromm Foundation and was a member of the American Composers Alliance. His compositions included a piano concerto performed by the U of I's John Simms with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra in 1853, and many chamber music works.

Mr. Bezanson wrote the music for an opera, "Western Child," to a libretto by the U of I's Paul Engle.6

     Dr. Philip Bezanson was a composer and educator. He graduated from Yale University School of Music, did his graduate studies at the State University of Iowa, and joined the faculty there. Dr. Bezanson studied composition with David Stanley Smith, Richard Donovan and Philip Greely Clapp. In 1964, Dr. Bezanson was named head of the Music Department of the University of Massachusetts Amherst.7
     He won several awards and had several notable students. His opera "Golden Child" was performed on television on the Hallmark Theatre. The Bezanson Recital Hall at the University of Massachusetts is named after him.7

Census Summary

1910
Birth
1916
1920
Census
1920
Census
1925
1930
Census
1930
1940
Census
1940
1950
1960
1970
Death
1975

Census, Residence

Census1920Dr. Philip Bezanson appeared on the census of 1920 in the household of Claude Edward Bezanson and Blanche Redden at 112 Trinity Place, Syracuse, New York.8
Census1925Dr. Philip Bezanson appeared on the census of 1925 in the household of Claude Edward Bezanson and Blanche Redden at 112 Trinity Place, Syracuse, New York.9
Census1930Dr. Philip Bezanson appeared on the census of 1930 in the household of Claude Edward Bezanson and Blanche Redden at 112 Trinity Place, Syracuse, New York.10
Census1940Dr. Philip Bezanson appeared on the census of 1940 in the household of Claude Edward Bezanson and Blanche Redden at 91 Fennbrook Road, West Hardford, Connecticut.11
Last Edited24 Apr 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 116, 197.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 116.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 116, where the birth date shows 1916 only.
  4. [S3] Social Security Death Index, PHILIP BEZANSON, Born=06 Jan 1916, Died=Mar 1975, Issued=048 (Before 1951).
  5. [S542] Unknown compiler, "Maine Marriages Index, 1892-1965", Wife=CARLSON LILLIAN E, Wife Residence=NEWINGTON CT, Husband=BEZANSON PHILIP T, Husband Residence=HARTFORD CT, Marriage Date=28 Nov 1940, Certificate Number=.
  6. [S6] Bezanson, 58, Dies at Home Obituary, The Des Moines Register (Des Moines, Iowa), 15 March 1975, p. 10.
  7. [S793] Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries, "Background on Philip T. Bezanson."
  8. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; Syracuse Ward 17, Onondaga, New York; Roll: T625_1250; Image: 159; ED: 210; Page: 8B; Lines: 97-100.
  9. [S880] Ancestry.com, "New York, State Censuses, 1925", Election District: 06; Assembly District: 03; City: Syracuse Ward 17; County: Onondaga; Page: 20; Lines: 4-7.
  10. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Syracuse, Onondaga, New York; FHL Film: 2341364; Roll: 1630; Image: 296.0; ED: 0112; Page: 12B; Lines: 81-84.
  11. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; West Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut; Roll: T627_507; ED: 2-225; Page: 11B; Lines: 41-43.
  12. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 197.

Mary Bezanson

F, #216, b. 1839, d. 13 November 1869
FatherBenjamin Bezanson b. 7 Dec 1805
MotherSarah Lyon b. 1804, d. 18 Dec 1869
Relationship2nd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Mary Bezanson was born in 1839.1 She never married. She died on 13 November 1869 at Hants County, Nova Scotia.1
Last Edited15 Jan 2002

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 17.

A. Eliza Bezanson

F, #217, b. 1843
FatherBenjamin Bezanson b. 7 Dec 1805
MotherSarah Lyon b. 1804, d. 18 Dec 1869
Relationship2nd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     A. Eliza Bezanson was born in 1843.1 She married Daniel Mosher, son of James Mosher and Martha (?), on 5 December 1871 at Hants County, Nova Scotia.1

Census Summary

1840
Birth
1843
1850
1860
1870
Census
1871

Census, Residence

Census1871Harriett Bezanson and A. Eliza Bezanson appeared on the census of 1871 at Windsor, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited26 Nov 2000

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 17.
  2. [S401] Unknown compiler, "1871 Census Index, Hants County, Nova Scotia", Windsor, Dwelling 4, Family 4.

Daniel Mosher

M, #218, b. circa 1827
FatherJames Mosher
MotherMartha (?)
     Daniel Mosher was born circa 1827 at Windsor, Nova Scotia.1 He married A. Eliza Bezanson, daughter of Benjamin Bezanson and Sarah Lyon, on 5 December 1871 at Hants County, Nova Scotia.1
Last Edited26 Nov 2000

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 17.

Harriett Bezanson

F, #219, b. 1844, d. 24 January 1928
FatherBenjamin Bezanson b. 7 Dec 1805
MotherSarah Lyon b. 1804, d. 18 Dec 1869
Relationship2nd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Harriett Bezanson was born in 1844.1 She married Thomas Redden, son of Thomas Redden and Hannah (?), on 31 December 1872 at Windsor, Nova Scotia.1 Harriett Bezanson died on 24 January 1928 at Windsor, Nova Scotia.1

Census Summary

1840
Birth
1844
1850
1860
1870
Census
1871
1880
1890
1900
1910
1920
Death
1928

Census, Residence

Census1871Harriett Bezanson and A. Eliza Bezanson appeared on the census of 1871 at Windsor, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited26 Nov 2000

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 17.
  2. [S401] Unknown compiler, "1871 Census Index, Hants County, Nova Scotia", Windsor, Dwelling 4, Family 4.

Thomas Redden

M, #220, b. circa 1828
FatherThomas Redden
MotherHannah (?)
     Thomas Redden was born circa 1828.1 He married Harriett Bezanson, daughter of Benjamin Bezanson and Sarah Lyon, on 31 December 1872 at Windsor, Nova Scotia.1
Last Edited26 Nov 2000

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 17.