George Herman Bezanson

M, #481, b. 10 November 1907, d. 10 June 1995
FatherJudson Clarence Bezanson b. 25 Sep 1877, d. 12 Sep 1957
MotherSarah Elizabeth Frost b. Apr 1874, d. 23 Dec 1944
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     George Herman Bezanson was born on 10 November 1907.1 He married Anna Maud Salter on 24 December 1932. He was 25.1 George Herman Bezanson died on 10 June 1995 at Ecum Secum, Nova Scotia, at age 87.2 He was buried in St. Barnabas Anglican Church Cemetery, Ecum Secum, Nova Scotia.3

     Obituary:
BEZANSON, George Herman - 87, Ecum Secum, died June 10, 1995, at home.

Born in New Chester, Guysborough Co., he was a son of the late Judson and Sarah (Frost) Bezanson. He drove a freight truck from Halifax to Liscomb for many years and was a school bus driver with Guysborough County School Board for 16 years, from where he retired. He was a lifelong member of St. Barnabas Church, Ecum Secum.

Surviving are his wife, the former Anna Maude Salter; son, Herman, Ecum Secum; brothers, Clarence, Frederick, New Chester; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a sister, Jessie; brother, Charles.

Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Ecum Secum Funeral Home. Funeral 2 p.m. Tuesday in St. Barnabas Church, Ecum Secum, Rev. Gavin Dunbar officiating. Burial to follow in church cemetery.2

Census Summary

1900
Birth
1907
1910
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1970
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1990
Death
1995

Census, Residence

Census1911George Herman Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Judson Clarence Bezanson and Sarah Elizabeth Frost at Ecum Secum, Nova Scotia.4
Census1921George Herman Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Judson Clarence Bezanson and Sarah Elizabeth Frost at New Chester, Nova Scotia.5
Last Edited26 Feb 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 131.
  2. [S552] Patsy Lumsden, "Guysborough County, Miscellaneous Obituraries", obit747.html, George Herman Bezanson.
  3. [S483] Stephen Pace, "St. Barnabas Anglican Church Cemetery, Ecum Secum", August 18, 2001, "Bezanson George H., 1907 - , Anna M.(wife), 1911 - 2002."
  4. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Marie Joseph Village, Ecum Secum, Guysborough, Nova Scotia; Family: 50; Page: 6; Lines: 37-41.
  5. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Marie Joseph, Antigonish and Guysborough, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 39; Page: 1; Lines: 1-7.

Charles Albert Bezanson

M, #482, b. 25 June 1910, d. 6 August 1993
FatherJudson Clarence Bezanson b. 25 Sep 1877, d. 12 Sep 1957
MotherSarah Elizabeth Frost b. Apr 1874, d. 23 Dec 1944
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Charles Albert Bezanson was born on 25 June 1910 at Ecum Secum, Nova Scotia.1,2 He married Dorothy Pearl Evageline Pye, daughter of Archibald Alexander Pye and Margaret Jane Florence Jewers, in 1944.2,3 Charles Albert Bezanson died on 6 August 1993 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, at age 83.3 He was buried on 9 August 1993 in St. John's Anglican Church Cemetery, Necum Teuch, Nova Scotia.4

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 9 August 1993:
BEZANSON, Charles Albert - 83, New Chester, Guysborough County, died August 6, 1993, in the Halifax Infirmary.

Born in New Chester, he was a son of the late Judson and Sarah (Frost) Bezanson. He was a member of St. John's Anglican Church, Necum Teuch, Halifax County.

He is survived by his wife, the former Dorothy Pye; two sons, Frank, Victor, both of Lower Sackville; daughter, Margaret (Mrs. John Archibald), New Glasgow; six grandchildren; three brothers, Clarence, Fred, both of New Chester; George, Ecum Secum.

He was predeceased by a sister, Jessie Siteman.

Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be 2 p.m. today in St. John's Anglican Church, Necum Teuch, Rev. Gavin Dunbar officiating. Burial will be in parish cemetery.4

Census Summary

1910
Birth
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
Death
1993

Census, Residence

Census1911Charles Albert Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Judson Clarence Bezanson and Sarah Elizabeth Frost at Ecum Secum, Nova Scotia.5
Census1921Charles Albert Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Judson Clarence Bezanson and Sarah Elizabeth Frost at New Chester, Nova Scotia.6
Last Edited1 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Bezanson, Charles Albert; Registration Year: 1910; Page: 56700721; Number: 56700722.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 131.
  3. [S118] Paul Jewers, "Jewers and Wellwood Family", 23 April 2000.
  4. [S2] Bezanson, Charles Albert Death Notice, The Halifax Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 9 August 1993.
  5. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Marie Joseph Village, Ecum Secum, Guysborough, Nova Scotia; Family: 50; Page: 6; Lines: 37-41.
  6. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Marie Joseph, Antigonish and Guysborough, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 39; Page: 1; Lines: 1-7.

Dorothy Pearl Evageline Pye

F, #483, b. 26 September 1923, d. 24 November 1995
FatherArchibald Alexander Pye b. 29 Jun 1881, d. 1961
MotherMargaret Jane Florence Jewers b. 2 May 1891, d. 1971
     Dorothy Pearl Evageline Pye was born on 26 September 1923 at Ecum Secum Bridge, Nova Scotia.1 She married Charles Albert Bezanson, son of Judson Clarence Bezanson and Sarah Elizabeth Frost, in 1944.1,2 Dorothy Pearl Evageline Pye died on 24 November 1995 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, at age 72.2

     Obituary:
BEZANSON, Dorothy Pearl - 73, New Chester, Guysborough Co., died November 24, 1995, in the Halifax Infirmary.

Born in Ecum Secum, she was the youngest daughter of the late Arch and Margaret (Jewers) Pye. She was a member of St. John's Anglican Church. She was a recipient of the Volunteer of the Year Award in recognition of her many years of active involvement in church and community affairs.

Surviving are sons, Frank and wife Barbara, Victor and wife Judy, Lower Sackville; daughter, Margaret (Mrs. John Archibald), New Glasgow; grandchildren, Angela (Mrs. Ed Malone), Craig, Lisa, Michael, Trevor, Krista; sister, Patricia Blamire, Calgary; 13 nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband, Charles, brothers, Frank, Percy.

Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4 p.m. Sunday, prayers 8:30 p.m. tonight, all in Crowell's Funeral Home, Sheet Harbour. Cremation to follow. Funeral 2 p.m. Monday in St. John's Church, Necum Teuch, Rev. Gavin Dunbar officiating.3
Last Edited24 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 131.
  2. [S118] Paul Jewers, "Jewers and Wellwood Family", 23 April 2000.
  3. [S552] Patsy Lumsden, "Guysborough County, Miscellaneous Obituraries", obit742.html, Dorothy Pearl Bezanson.

Jessie Edith Bezanson

F, #484, b. 10 June 1913, d. 1953
FatherJudson Clarence Bezanson b. 25 Sep 1877, d. 12 Sep 1957
MotherSarah Elizabeth Frost b. Apr 1874, d. 23 Dec 1944
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Jessie Edith Bezanson was born on 10 June 1913.1 She married Clyde Siteman.1 Jessie Edith Bezanson died in 1953.2,3,4
     Jessie Edith Bezanson placed the following Memoriam for Sarah Elizabeth Frost in The Chronicle-Herald, Halifax, Nova Scotia, on 27 December 1949:

     BEZANSON - In loving memory of my dear mother Sarah E. Bezanson, who passed away December 23rd.1944.
     They say time heals all sorrow
     And helps one to forget
     But time has only proven
     How much I miss you yet.
     Always remembered by daughter Jessie.5

Census Summary

1910
Birth
1913
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
Death
1953

Census, Residence

Census1921Jessie Edith Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Judson Clarence Bezanson and Sarah Elizabeth Frost at New Chester, Nova Scotia.6
Last Edited21 Jan 2002

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 131.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 131, which has the date "between 1944/57?"
  3. [S2] Clarenace David Bezanson Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 6 December 1997, p. which says he was predeceased by sister Jessie, brothers Charles, George, Edwin in infancy.
  4. [S511] Sarah Siteman, "I will write memories."
  5. [S487] Halifax Chronicle-Herald Memoriam, December 27, 1949.
  6. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Marie Joseph, Antigonish and Guysborough, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 39; Page: 1; Lines: 1-7.

Clyde Siteman

M, #485, b. 1909, d. 20 November 1992
     Clyde Siteman was born in 1909 at Ship Harbour, Nova Scotia.1,2 He married Jessie Edith Bezanson, daughter of Judson Clarence Bezanson and Sarah Elizabeth Frost.3 Clyde Siteman died on 20 November 1992 at Camp Hill Medical Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia.2

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 23 November 1992:
SITEMAN, Clyde Henry - 83, East Petpeswick, died November 20, 1992, in Camp Hill Medical Centre.

Born in Ship Harbour, Halifax County, he was a son of the late Angus Henry and Annie M. (Ferguson) Siteman. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

He is survived by two daughters, Sarah, Saskatoon, Sask; Lynda Hanshaw, Caledonia, Queens County; four grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his wife, the former Jennie Webber; first wife, the former Jessie Bezanson; three sisters, Enid, Iva, Hazel; brother, Aubrey.

The body is in Rowlings Funeral Home, Musquodoboit Harbour. Funeral will be 2 p.m. today in St. Stephen's Anglican Church, Ship Harbour, Rev. Baxter officiating. Burial will be in church cemetery.2
Last Edited3 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S511] Sarah Siteman, "I will write memories."
  2. [S2] Siteman, Clyde Henry Death Notice, The Chronicle Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 23 November 1992.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 131.

Edwin Winslow Bezanson

M, #486, b. 14 December 1917, d. 19 December 1917
FatherJudson Clarence Bezanson b. 25 Sep 1877, d. 12 Sep 1957
MotherSarah Elizabeth Frost b. Apr 1874, d. 23 Dec 1944
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Edwin Winslow Bezanson was born on 14 December 1917.1 He died on 19 December 1917 at Gusborough County, Nova Scotia.2,1,3 He was buried in St. John's Anglican, Necum Teuch, Nova Scotia.4
Last Edited31 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 131.
  2. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Bezanson, Edwin Winslow; Registration Year: 1917; Book: 38; Page: 343; Number: 668.
  3. [S2] Clarenace David Bezanson Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 6 December 1997, p. which says he was predeceased by sister Jessie, brothers Charles, George, Edwin in infancy.
  4. [S626] Bob Hegerich, Cemetery Records of Halifax County, St. John's Anglican, Necum Teuch, Stone #15, Edwin is probably the infant son mentioned in the inscription, "Bezanson Judson C., 1877 - 1957 ; Sarah E., (Wife), 1874 - 1944 ; Infant Son, 1917."

James Calvin Bezanson

M, #487, b. 29 October 1879, d. 4 August 1944
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 203.1
FatherJohn David Bezanson b. 4 Apr 1831, d. 30 Nov 1897
MotherElizabeth Levy b. 31 Dec 1839, d. 8 Jan 1923

Family

Eliza Frances Fleet b. 17 Mar 1886, d. 5 Aug 1973
Children
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     James Calvin Bezanson was born on 29 October 1879.2 He married Eliza Frances Fleet, daughter of Alex Fleet and Laura (?), on 7 August 1903. He was 23. She was 17.3 James Calvin Bezanson died on 4 August 1944 at age 64.4 He was buried in St. John's Anglican Cemetery, Necum Teuch, Nova Scotia.5

Census Summary

1870
Birth
1879
1880
1890
Census
1891
1900
Census
1901
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
Death
1944

Census, Residence

Census1891James Calvin Bezanson appeared on the census of 1891 in the household of John David Bezanson and Elizabeth Levy at Marie Joseph, Nova Scotia.6
Census1901James Calvin Bezanson appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of Elizabeth Levy at Marie Joseph, Nova Scotia.7
Census1911James Calvin Bezanson and Eliza Frances Fleet appeared on the census of 1911 at Ecum Secum, Nova Scotia, with James Elbridge Bezanson, Laura Florence Bezanson, Alexander Karl Bezanson, Halia Frances Bezanson, George Stewart Cameron and John Duncan Cameron and also with nephew Wallace G. Fleet (M, 17.)8
Census1921James Calvin Bezanson and Eliza Frances Fleet appeared on the census of 1921 at New Chester, Nova Scotia, with James Elbridge Bezanson, Laura Florence Bezanson, Alexander Karl Bezanson, Halia Frances Bezanson, Herbert Ellsworth Bezanson and Chester Reuben Bezanson.9
Last Edited14 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 65.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 132 ^ 65.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 65, 132.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 132, 65.
  5. [S626] Bob Hegerich, Cemetery Records of Halifax County, St. John's Anglican Cemetery, Necum Teuch, Stone #6, "Bezanson James C., 1881 - 1944."
  6. [S5] 1891 Canadian Census; Marie Joseph, Guysborough, Nova Scotia; Roll: T-6313; Family: 111; Page: 22; Lines: 17-25; Page: 23; Lines: 1-2.
  7. [S5] 1901 Canadian Census; Marie Joseph, Guysborough, Nova Scotia; Family: 36; Page: 4; Lines: 43-50; Page 5; Line: 1; where the surname is spelled "Payzanson."
  8. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Marie Joseph Village, Ecum Secum, Guysborough, Nova Scotia; Family: 47; Page: 6; Lines: 12-20.
  9. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Marie Joseph, Antigonish and Guysborough, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 39; Page: 1; Lines: 42-49.
  10. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 132.

Eliza Frances Fleet

F, #488, b. 17 March 1886, d. 5 August 1973
FatherAlex Fleet
MotherLaura (?)

Family

James Calvin Bezanson b. 29 Oct 1879, d. 4 Aug 1944
Children
     Eliza Frances Fleet was born on 17 March 1886.1,2 She married James Calvin Bezanson, son of John David Bezanson and Elizabeth Levy, on 7 August 1903. She was 17. He was 23.2 Eliza Frances Fleet became a widow upon the death of her husband James Calvin Bezanson on 4 August 1944.3 Eliza Frances Fleet married Arthur Armstrong Bezanson, son of William Smith and Annie Sophia Bezanson, on 15 October 1947. She was 61. He was 53.4 Eliza Frances Fleet died on 5 August 1973 at age 87.2 She was buried in St. James Cemetery, New Chester, Nova Scotia.1

Census Summary

1880
Birth
1886
1890
1900
1910
Census
1911
1920
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1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
Death
1973

Census, Residence

Census1911James Calvin Bezanson and Eliza Frances Fleet appeared on the census of 1911 at Ecum Secum, Nova Scotia, with James Elbridge Bezanson, Laura Florence Bezanson, Alexander Karl Bezanson, Halia Frances Bezanson, George Stewart Cameron and John Duncan Cameron and also with nephew Wallace G. Fleet (M, 17.)5
Census1921James Calvin Bezanson and Eliza Frances Fleet appeared on the census of 1921 at New Chester, Nova Scotia, with James Elbridge Bezanson, Laura Florence Bezanson, Alexander Karl Bezanson, Halia Frances Bezanson, Herbert Ellsworth Bezanson and Chester Reuben Bezanson.6
Last Edited2 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S341] Maureen Brown, "St. James Cemetery, New Chester, Guysborugh County, Nova Scotia", "Bezanson, Arthur A., May 24, 1894 - July 31, 1970, Wife E. Frances Fleet, Mar. 17, 1886 - Aug. 5, 1973."
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 65, 132.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 132, 65.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 129, 132.
  5. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Marie Joseph Village, Ecum Secum, Guysborough, Nova Scotia; Family: 47; Page: 6; Lines: 12-20.
  6. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Marie Joseph, Antigonish and Guysborough, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 39; Page: 1; Lines: 42-49.
  7. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 132.

James Elbridge Bezanson

M, #489, b. 13 September 1904, d. 4 January 1984
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 379.1
FatherJames Calvin Bezanson b. 29 Oct 1879, d. 4 Aug 1944
MotherEliza Frances Fleet b. 17 Mar 1886, d. 5 Aug 1973

Family

Drusilla McKinley b. 1913, d. 17 Dec 1983
Children
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     James Elbridge Bezanson was also known as Elbridge Bezanson.2 He was born on 13 September 1904 at New Chester, Nova Scotia.3 He married Drusilla McKinley, daughter of Seth McKinley and Caroline Baker, on 14 May 1930. He was 25.4,3 James Elbridge Bezanson died on 4 January 1984 at St. Mary's Hospital, Sherbrooke, Nova Scotia, at age 79.3 He was buried in St. James Cemetery, New Chester, Nova Scotia.4

Census Summary

1900
Birth
1904
1910
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1911
1920
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1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
Death
1984

Census, Residence

Census1911James Elbridge Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of James Calvin Bezanson and Eliza Frances Fleet at Ecum Secum, Nova Scotia.5
Census1921James Elbridge Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of James Calvin Bezanson and Eliza Frances Fleet at New Chester, Nova Scotia.6
Last Edited2 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 132.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 129.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 132, 210.
  4. [S341] Maureen Brown, "St. James Cemetery, New Chester, Guysborugh County, Nova Scotia", "Bezanson, Elbridge J., 1904 - 1984, Wife Drucella R., 1913 - 1983, Married May 14, 1930."
  5. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Marie Joseph Village, Ecum Secum, Guysborough, Nova Scotia; Family: 47; Page: 6; Lines: 12-20.
  6. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Marie Joseph, Antigonish and Guysborough, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 39; Page: 1; Lines: 42-49.
  7. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 210.
  8. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 130, 210.

Drusilla McKinley

F, #490, b. 1913, d. 17 December 1983
FatherSeth McKinley
MotherCaroline Baker

Family

James Elbridge Bezanson b. 13 Sep 1904, d. 4 Jan 1984
Children
     Drusilla McKinley was born in 1913.1 She married James Elbridge Bezanson, son of James Calvin Bezanson and Eliza Frances Fleet, on 14 May 1930. He was 25.2,3 Drusilla McKinley died on 17 December 1983.4 She was buried in St. James Cemetery, New Chester, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited2 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 210.
  2. [S341] Maureen Brown, "St. James Cemetery, New Chester, Guysborugh County, Nova Scotia", "Bezanson, Elbridge J., 1904 - 1984, Wife Drucella R., 1913 - 1983, Married May 14, 1930."
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 132, 210.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 132 ("1983,Dec.17"), 210 ("1983, Dec. 19").
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 130, 210.

Laura Florence Bezanson

F, #491, b. 3 September 1906, d. 28 May 1984
FatherJames Calvin Bezanson b. 29 Oct 1879, d. 4 Aug 1944
MotherEliza Frances Fleet b. 17 Mar 1886, d. 5 Aug 1973

Family

Henry Barnard b. 1887, d. 31 Mar 1973
Children
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Laura Florence Bezanson was born on 3 September 1906.1,2 She married Henry Barnard on 6 February 1929. She was 22.1 Laura Florence Bezanson died on 28 May 1984 at age 77.1,2 She was buried in St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery, Mitchell Bay, Nova Scotia.2

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 2 June 1984:
Ecum Secum Bridge - Funeral for Laura Florence Barnard, 77, who died Monday, was held Wednesday in St. Paul's Anglican Church, Ecum Secum West, Rev. Peter Young officating.

Born in East Chester, Guysborough County, she was a daughter of the late James and Frances (Fleet) Bezanson.

She was a member of St. Paul's Anglican Church and the Church Guild, Ecum Secum West, and a member of St. James Guild, New Chester.

She is survived by seven daughters, Effie (Mrs. B. Giffin), Halifax; Vera (Mrs. D. Dixon), Dartmouth; Geraldine, Halifax; Phyllis (Mrs. R. Prudhomme), Port Alberni, B.C; Edythe, Halifax; Dixie (Mrs. E. Dupon), Chatsworth, Ont; Melda, Saint John; two sons, James, Ecum Secum West; Steven, Halifax; two stepdaughters, Rubie (Mrs. C. Jewers), Ecum Secum West; Anita (Mrs. E. Pye), Halifax; a stepson, Owen, Ecum Secum West; three brothers, Alec, Halifax; Erbie, West Quoddy; Weldon, Glace Bay; 19 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; nine stepgrandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband Henry S., two daughters, a son, a sister, two brothers, two stepsons and two grandchildren.

Burial was in the church cemetery.3

Census Summary

1900
Birth
1906
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
Death
1984

Census, Residence

Census1911Laura Florence Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of James Calvin Bezanson and Eliza Frances Fleet at Ecum Secum, Nova Scotia.4
Census1921Laura Florence Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of James Calvin Bezanson and Eliza Frances Fleet at New Chester, Nova Scotia.5
Last Edited20 Jan 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 132.
  2. [S626] Bob Hegerich, Cemetery Records of Halifax County, St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery, Mitchell Bay, Stone #6, "Barnard Henry S., 1887 - 1973 ; Laura F. Bezanson, (wife), 1906 - 1984."
  3. [S2] Laura Florence Barnard Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 2 June 1984.
  4. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Marie Joseph Village, Ecum Secum, Guysborough, Nova Scotia; Family: 47; Page: 6; Lines: 12-20.
  5. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Marie Joseph, Antigonish and Guysborough, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 39; Page: 1; Lines: 42-49.
  6. [S2] Geraldine Evelyn Barnard Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), April 2002.
  7. [S2] Phyllis Prudhomme Death Notice, Chronicle Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 8 October 2015.

Henry Barnard

M, #492, b. 1887, d. 31 March 1973

Family

Laura Florence Bezanson b. 3 Sep 1906, d. 28 May 1984
Children
     Henry Barnard was born in 1887.1 He married Laura Florence Bezanson, daughter of James Calvin Bezanson and Eliza Frances Fleet, on 6 February 1929. She was 22.2 Henry Barnard died on 31 March 1973 at Victoria General Hospital, Halifax, Nova Scotia.3,1 He was buried on 3 April 1973 in St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery, Mitchell Bay, Nova Scotia.3,1

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 2 April 1973:
Ecum Secum Bridge - Henry Samuel Bernard, 85, of Ecum Secum Bridge died Saturday at Victoria General Hospital, Halifax. Born in Secum Secum Bridge, he was a son of the late Samuel and Emma Bernard. He was a member of IOOF Lodge, Mosher River for 52 years.

He is survived by his wife, Flora; three sons, Owen and James, both of Ecum Secum; Steven, Halifax; nine daughters, Ruby (Mrs. Charles Jewers) Ecum Secum; Anita (Mrs. Eric Pye) Halifax; Effie (Mrs. Bert Giffin) Halifax; Vera (Mrs. David Dickson) Dartmouth; Geraldine, Halifax; Phyllis (Mrs. Ron Prudomme) Kars, Ont; Edythe, Halifax; Dixie (Mrs. Edward Dupon) Chatsworth, Ont; Melda, Ecum Secum and a sister, Greta (Mrs. Noble Pye) Ecum Secum.

He was predeceased by three sons and two daughters.

The body is at Veinott's Funeral Home, Ecum Secum. Funeral service will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. from Saint Paul's Anglican Church, Ecum Secum Bridge. Burial will be in the church cemetery.3
Last Edited20 Jan 2016

Citations

  1. [S626] Bob Hegerich, Cemetery Records of Halifax County, St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery, Mitchell Bay, Stone #6, "Barnard Henry S., 1887 - 1973 ; Laura F. Bezanson, (wife), 1906 - 1984."
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 132.
  3. [S2] Henry S. Bernard Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 2 April 1973.
  4. [S2] Geraldine Evelyn Barnard Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), April 2002.
  5. [S2] Phyllis Prudhomme Death Notice, Chronicle Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 8 October 2015.

Alexander Karl Bezanson

M, #493, b. 26 February 1908, d. 29 December 1985
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 380.1
FatherJames Calvin Bezanson b. 29 Oct 1879, d. 4 Aug 1944
MotherEliza Frances Fleet b. 17 Mar 1886, d. 5 Aug 1973

Family

Florence Fleet b. 1912, d. 8 Feb 1990
Child
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Alexander Karl Bezanson was born on 26 February 1908.2 He was a carpenter for the City of Halifax, Nova Scotia.3 He married Florence Fleet, daughter of Charles R. Fleet and Isabella Whitewood, on 25 July 1931 at Marie Joseph, Nova Scotia. He was 23.4,5 Alexander Karl Bezanson and Florence Fleet lived at 3610 Acadia Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia.3 Alexander Karl Bezanson died on 29 December 1985 at Ecum Secum at age 77.2,6 He was buried in St. Barnabas Anglican Church Cemetery, Ecum Secum, Nova Scotia.7

Census Summary

1900
Birth
1908
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
Death
1985

Census, Residence

Census1911Alexander Karl Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of James Calvin Bezanson and Eliza Frances Fleet at Ecum Secum, Nova Scotia.8
Census1921Alexander Karl Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of James Calvin Bezanson and Eliza Frances Fleet at New Chester, Nova Scotia.9
Last Edited2 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 132.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 132, 211.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 211.
  4. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Fleet, Florence Primrose; Bezanson, Alex Carl; Registration Year: 1931; Book: 62; Page: 770.
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 132, which had the marriage year only.
  6. [S509] Lindsey Wood, "Bezanson/Whitewood/Fleet," e-mail to John Cardinal, September 16, 2001.
  7. [S483] Stephen Pace, "St. Barnabas Anglican Church Cemetery, Ecum Secum", August 18, 2001.
  8. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Marie Joseph Village, Ecum Secum, Guysborough, Nova Scotia; Family: 47; Page: 6; Lines: 12-20.
  9. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Marie Joseph, Antigonish and Guysborough, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 39; Page: 1; Lines: 42-49.

Florence Fleet

F, #494, b. 1912, d. 8 February 1990
FatherCharles R. Fleet b. c 1869, d. 1946
MotherIsabella Whitewood b. 4 Nov 1878, d. 24 Aug 1946

Family

Alexander Karl Bezanson b. 26 Feb 1908, d. 29 Dec 1985
Child
     Florence Fleet was born in 1912 at Ecum Secum, Nova Scotia.1,2,3 She married Alexander Karl Bezanson, son of James Calvin Bezanson and Eliza Frances Fleet, on 25 July 1931 at Marie Joseph, Nova Scotia. He was 23.4,5 Florence Fleet and Alexander Karl Bezanson lived at 3610 Acadia Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia.6 Florence Fleet died on 8 February 1990 at Ecum Secum.7,8 She was buried in St. Barnabas Anglican Church Cemetery, Ecum Secum, Nova Scotia.9
Last Edited2 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 132 (1911), 211 (1913).
  2. [S483] Stephen Pace, "St. Barnabas Anglican Church Cemetery, Ecum Secum", August 18, 2001, "Bezanson Alex Carl, 1908 - 1985, Florence P. (Wife), 1912 - 1990, (Married July 25,1931)."
  3. [S509] Lindsey Wood, "Bezanson/Whitewood/Fleet," e-mail to John Cardinal, September 16, 2001.
  4. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Fleet, Florence Primrose; Bezanson, Alex Carl; Registration Year: 1931; Book: 62; Page: 770.
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 132, which had the marriage year only.
  6. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 211.
  7. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 132, 211.
  8. [S509] Lindsey Wood, "Bezanson/Whitewood/Fleet," e-mail to John Cardinal, September 16, 2001, where the date is "1990."
  9. [S483] Stephen Pace, "St. Barnabas Anglican Church Cemetery, Ecum Secum", August 18, 2001.

Halia Frances Bezanson

F, #498, b. 22 May 1910, d. 8 September 1965
FatherJames Calvin Bezanson b. 29 Oct 1879, d. 4 Aug 1944
MotherEliza Frances Fleet b. 17 Mar 1886, d. 5 Aug 1973
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Halia Frances Bezanson was also known as Haila.1 She was also known as Haley.2 She was born on 22 May 1910 at Ecum Secum, Nova Scotia.3,4 She married Paul Sifroud Girouard.4 Halia Frances Bezanson became a widow at age 51 upon the death of her husband Paul Sifroud Girouard on 1 March 1962.1,4 Halia Frances Bezanson died on 8 September 1965 at age 55.4

Census Summary

1910
Birth
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
Death
1965

Census, Residence

Census1911Halia Frances Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of James Calvin Bezanson and Eliza Frances Fleet at Ecum Secum, Nova Scotia.2
Census1921Halia Frances Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of James Calvin Bezanson and Eliza Frances Fleet at New Chester, Nova Scotia.5
Last Edited1 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Girouard, Paul Sifroud; Registration Year: 1962; Page: 1990.
  2. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Marie Joseph Village, Ecum Secum, Guysborough, Nova Scotia; Family: 47; Page: 6; Lines: 12-20.
  3. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Bezanson, Halia Frances; Registration Year: 1910; Page: 56000354; Number: 56000354.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 132.
  5. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Marie Joseph, Antigonish and Guysborough, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 39; Page: 1; Lines: 42-49.