Catherine Priscilla Zwicker

F, #581, b. 1848, d. 6 March 1917
Father(?) Zwicker1

Family

Thomas Warden Bezanson b. 3 Dec 1841, d. 2 Jun 1916
Children
     Catherine Priscilla Zwicker was born in 1848.2,3 She was also known as Kate Zwicker.4 She married Thomas Warden Bezanson, son of Isaiah Bezanson and Catherine Backman, on 16 December 1871. He was 30.5 Catherine Priscilla Zwicker and Thomas Warden Bezanson were married in a double ceremony with Caroline Victoria Bezanson and Austin Zwicker.6 Catherine Priscilla Zwicker died on 6 March 1917.5

Census Summary

1840
Birth
1848
1850
1860
1870
1880
Census
1881
1890
Census
1891
1900
Census
1901
1910
Census
1911
Death
1917

Census, Residence

Census1881Thomas Warden Bezanson and Catherine Priscilla Zwicker appeared on the census of 1881 at Chester, Nova Scotia, with Nelson Alleyburton Bezanson and Richard Melbourne Bezanson.7
Census1891Thomas Warden Bezanson and Catherine Priscilla Zwicker appeared on the census of 1891 at Chester, Nova Scotia, with Richard Melbourne Bezanson, Mary Lucy Sevilla Bezanson and Althea Bezanson.8
Census1901Thomas Warden Bezanson and Catherine Priscilla Zwicker appeared on the census of 1901 at West Chester, Nova Scotia, with Mary Lucy Sevilla Bezanson, Althea Bezanson and Leona Melissa Bezanson.3
Census1911Thomas Warden Bezanson and Catherine Priscilla Zwicker appeared on the census of 1911 at West Chester, Nova Scotia, with Althea Bezanson and Leona Melissa Bezanson.9
Last Edited20 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 23, where it refers to Austin and Catherine as brother and sister.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 23, 70, where the birth date is "1848."
  3. [S458] Lunenburg County GenWeb, "1901 Canadian Census Extracts for Lunenburg County", Year=1901, District=k - West Chester, Page=13, Line=36, Name=Bezanson, Thomas.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 70.
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 23, 70.
  6. [S508] Wendy Bezanson, "Ancestors and Relatives of Gregory and Wendy Bezanson", September 15, 2001.
  7. [S5] 1881 Canadian Census; Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Roll: C_13170; Family: 41; Page: 9; Lines: 22-25.
  8. [S5] 1891 Canadian Census; Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Roll: T-6318; Family: 119; Lines: 9-13.
  9. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; West Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Page: 6; Family: 62; Lines: 32-35.

Charles M. Bezanson

M, #582, b. 14 September 1872
FatherThomas Warden Bezanson b. 3 Dec 1841, d. 2 Jun 1916
MotherCatherine Priscilla Zwicker b. 1848, d. 6 Mar 1917
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Charles M. Bezanson was born on 14 September 1872 at Chester Basin, Nova Scotia.1,2 He probably died young; he was not listed in the 1881 Census.2
Last Edited22 Feb 2014

Citations

  1. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Bezanson, Charles W [M]; Registration Year: 1872; Book: 1817; Page: 231; Number: 611.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 70.

Hugh Bezanson

M, #583, b. 12 January 1875, d. 2 October 1875
FatherThomas Warden Bezanson b. 3 Dec 1841, d. 2 Jun 1916
MotherCatherine Priscilla Zwicker b. 1848, d. 6 Mar 1917
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Hugh Bezanson was born on 12 January 1875.1 He died on 2 October 1875 at Middle River, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited15 Feb 1999

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 70.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, W.B. V43.

Martha Bezanson

F, #584, b. 1877, d. 24 July 1879
FatherThomas Warden Bezanson b. 3 Dec 1841, d. 2 Jun 1916
MotherCatherine Priscilla Zwicker b. 1848, d. 6 Mar 1917
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Martha Bezanson was born in 1877.1 She died on 24 July 1879.1
Last Edited15 Feb 1999

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 70.

Richard Melbourne Bezanson

M, #585, b. May 1880, d. 1964
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 219.1
FatherThomas Warden Bezanson b. 3 Dec 1841, d. 2 Jun 1916
MotherCatherine Priscilla Zwicker b. 1848, d. 6 Mar 1917

Family

Edith Schofield b. Jun 1881, d. 1962
Children
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Richard Melbourne Bezanson was also known as Richard Melvin Bezanson.2 He was born in May 1880 at Chester, Nova Scotia.3,4,5,1 He married Edith Schofield, daughter of Fred Schofield and Jane (?), on 9 April 1902 at Canning, Nova Scotia. He was 21. She was 20.6,5 Richard Melbourne Bezanson was a farmer at Chester at the time of his marriage.5 He died in 1964.1

Census Summary

1880
Birth
1880
Census
1881
1890
Census
1891
1900
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
Death
1964

Census, Residence

Census1881Richard Melbourne Bezanson appeared on the census of 1881 in the household of Thomas Warden Bezanson and Catherine Priscilla Zwicker at Chester, Nova Scotia.3
Census1891Richard Melbourne Bezanson appeared on the census of 1891 in the household of Thomas Warden Bezanson and Catherine Priscilla Zwicker at Chester, Nova Scotia.7
Census1911Richard Melbourne Bezanson and Edith Schofield appeared on the census of 1911 at Canning, Nova Scotia, with Laura Mae Bezanson, Evelyn Kathleen Bezanson, Jessie Gertrude Bezanson, Jennie Rae Bezanson and Eve Blanche Bezanson.4
Lived1915Richard Melbourne Bezanson and Edith Schofield lived in Canning, Nova Scotia, circa 1915.8
Census1921Richard Melbourne Bezanson and Edith Schofield appeared on the census of 1921 at Marriott's Cove, Nova Scotia, with Laura Mae Bezanson, Evelyn Kathleen Bezanson, Jessie Gertrude Bezanson, Jennie Rae Bezanson, Blanche Bezanson, Marjorie Elizabeth Bezanson, Eileen Bezanson, Daisy Marguerite Bezanson and Ethel Bezanson.9
LivedAccording to Bezansons from Nova Scotia, Richard Melbourne Bezanson lived in Middle River and Halifax, Nova Scotia, but it is not clear when.8
Last Edited20 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 70.
  2. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Bezanson, Laura Mae; Registration Year: 1903; Page: 99000365; a delayed entry recorded 18 July 1949.
  3. [S5] 1881 Canadian Census; Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Roll: C_13170; Family: 41; Page: 9; Lines: 22-25.
  4. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Kings, Nova Scotia; Family: 121; Page: 12; Lines: 13-19.
  5. [S143] Marriage Records of Kings County (published), Vol. 2, 65, 30.
  6. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 70, 140.
  7. [S5] 1891 Canadian Census; Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Roll: T-6318; Family: 119; Lines: 9-13.
  8. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 140.
  9. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Chester West, Canaan, Chester, Sherwood, Windsor Road, Marriotts Cove, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 13; Lines: 35-45.
  10. [S18] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Film #=1903617, Jessie Gertrude Bezanson.

Edith Schofield

F, #586, b. June 1881, d. 1962
FatherFred Schofield
MotherJane (?)

Family

Richard Melbourne Bezanson b. May 1880, d. 1964
Children
     Edith Schofield was born in June 1881 at North Mountain, Nova Scotia.1,2,3 She married Richard Melbourne Bezanson, son of Thomas Warden Bezanson and Catherine Priscilla Zwicker, on 9 April 1902 at Canning, Nova Scotia. She was 20. He was 21.2,3 Edith Schofield died in 1962.2

Census Summary

1880
Birth
1881
1890
1900
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
Death
1962

Census, Residence

Census1911Richard Melbourne Bezanson and Edith Schofield appeared on the census of 1911 at Canning, Nova Scotia, with Laura Mae Bezanson, Evelyn Kathleen Bezanson, Jessie Gertrude Bezanson, Jennie Rae Bezanson and Eve Blanche Bezanson.1
Lived1915Edith Schofield and Richard Melbourne Bezanson lived in Canning, Nova Scotia, circa 1915.4
Census1921Richard Melbourne Bezanson and Edith Schofield appeared on the census of 1921 at Marriott's Cove, Nova Scotia, with Laura Mae Bezanson, Evelyn Kathleen Bezanson, Jessie Gertrude Bezanson, Jennie Rae Bezanson, Blanche Bezanson, Marjorie Elizabeth Bezanson, Eileen Bezanson, Daisy Marguerite Bezanson and Ethel Bezanson.5
Last Edited18 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Kings, Nova Scotia; Family: 121; Page: 12; Lines: 13-19.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 70, 140.
  3. [S143] Marriage Records of Kings County (published), Vol. 2, 65, 30.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 140.
  5. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Chester West, Canaan, Chester, Sherwood, Windsor Road, Marriotts Cove, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 13; Lines: 35-45.
  6. [S18] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Film #=1903617, Jessie Gertrude Bezanson.

Mary Lucy Sevilla Bezanson1

F, #587, b. 28 March 1883, d. 1 July 1982
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 218.2
FatherThomas Warden Bezanson b. 3 Dec 1841, d. 2 Jun 1916
MotherCatherine Priscilla Zwicker b. 1848, d. 6 Mar 1917

Family

Judson Sawler b. 1867, d. 7 Aug 1928
Children
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Mary Lucy Sevilla Bezanson was born on 28 March 1883 at Chester Basin, Nova Scotia.1,3,4 She married Judson Sawler on 25 December 1901 at Chester, Nova Scotia. She was 18.5,4 Mary Lucy Sevilla Bezanson died on 1 July 1982 at age 99.4,6 She was buried in Cambridge Cemetery, Cambridge, Nova Scotia.6 Viola Bezanson was born when her mother Leona Melissa Bezanson was young and unmarried and she was raised by her aunt and uncle Mary Lucy Sevilla Bezanson and Judson Sawler.

Census Summary

1880
Birth
1883
1890
Census
1891
1900
Census
1901
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
Death
1982

Census, Residence

Census1891Mary Lucy Sevilla Bezanson appeared on the census of 1891 in the household of Thomas Warden Bezanson and Catherine Priscilla Zwicker at Chester, Nova Scotia.7
Census1901Mary Lucy Sevilla Bezanson appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of Thomas Warden Bezanson and Catherine Priscilla Zwicker at West Chester, Nova Scotia.3
Census1911Judson Sawler and Mary Lucy Sevilla Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, with Dawson Everett Sawler and Beulah Leona May Sawler and also with a lodger, James Allen (M, 52). I am not positive that the source shows the correct family. The image is difficult to read.8
Census1921Judson Sawler and Mary Lucy Sevilla Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 at Cambridge, Nova Scotia, with Dawson Everett Sawler, William Chester Sawler, Bernard Osborne Sawler, Ray Edwin Warden Sawler, Beulah Leona May Sawler, Viola Bezanson and Leona Melissa Bezanson.9
Last Edited31 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Bezanson, Mary Lucy Sevilla; Registration Year: 1904; Page: 99000524, a delayed entry from 16 August 1951.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 70.
  3. [S458] Lunenburg County GenWeb, "1901 Canadian Census Extracts for Lunenburg County", Year=1901, District=k - West Chester, Page=13, Line=36, Name=Bezanson, Thomas.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 70, 139.
  5. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Bezanson, Mary L; Sawler, Judson A; Registration Year: 1901; Book: 1829; Page: 259; Number: 188.
  6. [S351] Family History Committee, Cemetery Records of Kings County, CAMBRIDGE, Section 1, Stone 120, "A. Judson Sawler, 1867-1928. His wife L. Bezanson 1883- 1982 . Beulah L. Sawler 1903- ."
  7. [S5] 1891 Canadian Census; Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Roll: T-6318; Family: 119; Lines: 9-13.
  8. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Ward 4, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Family: 276; Page: 28.
  9. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Brooklyn Street, Kings, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 45; Page: 15; Lines: 44-50; Page: 16; Lines: 1-2.
  10. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 139.

Beulah Leona May Sawler

F, #589, b. 13 December 1903, d. 30 December 1997
FatherJudson Sawler b. 1867, d. 7 Aug 1928
MotherMary Lucy Sevilla Bezanson b. 28 Mar 1883, d. 1 Jul 1982
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Beulah Leona May Sawler was born on 13 December 1903.1 She died on 30 December 1997 at Evergreen Home for Special Care, Kentville, Nova Scotia, at age 94.2 She was buried on 3 January 1998 in Cambridge Baptist Church Cemetery, Cambridge, Nova Scotia; her name also appears on the gravestone of her parents.3

     Death Notice from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 2 January 1998:
SAWLER, Beulah Leona May - 94, formerly of Cambridge, Kings Co. died December 30, 1997 in Evergreen Home for Special Care, Kentville. A lifelong resident of Cambridge, she was the daughter of the late Judson and Mary (Bezanson) Sawler.

Surviving are brothers, Dawson, Florida; Bernard, Ontario; Ray, Alberta; foster brother Harold McCall, Ontario; many nieces and nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by her brother, William. Funeral was held January 3, 1998 in W.C. Hiltz Funeral Parlour, Kentville, Rev. Robert Billings officiated. Burial in Cambridge Baptist Church Cemetery.2

Census Summary

1900
Birth
1903
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
Death
1997

Census, Residence

Census1911Beulah Leona May Sawler appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Judson Sawler and Mary Lucy Sevilla Bezanson at Halifax, Nova Scotia.4
Census1921Beulah Leona May Sawler appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Judson Sawler and Mary Lucy Sevilla Bezanson at Cambridge, Nova Scotia.5
ResidenceBeulah Leona May Sawler lived at Cambridge, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited8 May 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 139.
  2. [S2] Beulah Leona Sawler Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 2 January 1998.
  3. [S351] Family History Committee, Cemetery Records of Kings County, Cambridge Baptist Church Cemetery, Section 0, Stone 291, "Died 30 Dec. 1997, age 94. Born Cambridge NS. d/o Judson and Mary (Bezanson) Sawler."
  4. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Ward 4, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Family: 276; Page: 28.
  5. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Brooklyn Street, Kings, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 45; Page: 15; Lines: 44-50; Page: 16; Lines: 1-2.

William Chester Sawler

M, #590, b. 4 August 1912, d. 30 October 1969
FatherJudson Sawler b. 1867, d. 7 Aug 1928
MotherMary Lucy Sevilla Bezanson b. 28 Mar 1883, d. 1 Jul 1982
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     William Chester Sawler was born on 4 August 1912.1 He married Erma Giffin.1 William Chester Sawler died on 30 October 1969 at age 57.1

Census Summary

1910
Birth
1912
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
Death
1969

Census, Residence

Census1921William Chester Sawler appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Judson Sawler and Mary Lucy Sevilla Bezanson at Cambridge, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited21 Jun 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 139.
  2. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Brooklyn Street, Kings, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 45; Page: 15; Lines: 44-50; Page: 16; Lines: 1-2.

Althea Bezanson

F, #592, b. 1 September 1889, d. 29 March 1987
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 217.1
FatherThomas Warden Bezanson b. 3 Dec 1841, d. 2 Jun 1916
MotherCatherine Priscilla Zwicker b. 1848, d. 6 Mar 1917

Family

Joseph Dauphinee b. 1877
Children
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Althea Bezanson was born on 1 September 1889.2,3 She married Joseph Dauphinee on 23 December 1912 at Halifax, Nova Scotia. She was 23.4,1 Althea Bezanson died on 29 March 1987 at age 97.1

Census Summary

1880
Birth
1889
1890
Census
1891
1900
Census
1901
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
Death
1987

Census, Residence

Census1891Althea Bezanson appeared on the census of 1891 in the household of Thomas Warden Bezanson and Catherine Priscilla Zwicker at Chester, Nova Scotia.5
Census1901Althea Bezanson appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of Thomas Warden Bezanson and Catherine Priscilla Zwicker at West Chester, Nova Scotia.3
Census1911Althea Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Thomas Warden Bezanson and Catherine Priscilla Zwicker at West Chester, Nova Scotia.6
Census1921Joseph Dauphinee and Althea Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 at Port Medway, Nova Scotia, with Gordon Dauphinee, Maurice Dauphinee, Jennie Dauphinee, Violet Dauphinee and Joseph Dauphinee.7
Last Edited15 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 70.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 70, 139.
  3. [S458] Lunenburg County GenWeb, "1901 Canadian Census Extracts for Lunenburg County", Year=1901, District=k - West Chester, Page=13, Line=36, Name=Bezanson, Thomas.
  4. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Bezanson, Althea; Dauphinee, Joseph; Registration Year: 1912; Book: 1821; Page: 170; Number: 703.
  5. [S5] 1891 Canadian Census; Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Roll: T-6318; Family: 119; Lines: 9-13.
  6. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; West Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Page: 6; Family: 62; Lines: 32-35.
  7. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Kings, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 45; Page: 25; Lines: 3-8.
  8. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 139.

Leona Melissa Bezanson

F, #594, b. 5 July 1891, d. 3 April 1968
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 220.1
FatherThomas Warden Bezanson b. 3 Dec 1841, d. 2 Jun 1916
MotherCatherine Priscilla Zwicker b. 1848, d. 6 Mar 1917

Family

Child
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Leona Melissa Bezanson was born on 5 July 1891.2,3 She married Henry A. Clark on 28 December 1919. She was 28. He was 45; but the date was reported as 22 December 1921 in the Berwick Register.4,5 Leona Melissa Bezanson died on 3 April 1968 at age 76.2

Census Summary

1890
Birth
1891
1900
Census
1901
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
Death
1968

Census, Residence

Census1901Leona Melissa Bezanson appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of Thomas Warden Bezanson and Catherine Priscilla Zwicker at West Chester, Nova Scotia.3
Census1911Leona Melissa Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Thomas Warden Bezanson and Catherine Priscilla Zwicker at West Chester, Nova Scotia.6
Census1921Leona Melissa Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Judson Sawler and Mary Lucy Sevilla Bezanson at Cambridge, Nova Scotia.7
Last Edited13 Jul 2002

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 70.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 70, 140.
  3. [S458] Lunenburg County GenWeb, "1901 Canadian Census Extracts for Lunenburg County", Year=1901, District=k - West Chester, Page=13, Line=36, Name=Bezanson, Thomas.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 140.
  5. [S517] Phil Vogler and John Parker, "Extracts from the Berwick Register", vitstat1922.htm, "Bezanson, Leona d/o Thomas Bezanson, married at Cambridge, 28 Dec 1921, to Henry A. _____, of Walton, Hants Co., NS [torn corner page].[11 Jan 1922]."
  6. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; West Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Page: 6; Family: 62; Lines: 32-35.
  7. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Brooklyn Street, Kings, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 45; Page: 15; Lines: 44-50; Page: 16; Lines: 1-2.
  8. [S618] Rowyn MacLean, "Bezanson/Clarke Marriage," e-mail to John Cardinal, August, 2003.

Caroline Victoria Bezanson

F, #596, b. 1845
FatherIsaiah Bezanson b. 28 May 1809, d. 25 Aug 1904
MotherCatherine Backman b. 5 Jul 1814, d. 16 Nov 1903
Relationship2nd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Caroline Victoria Bezanson was born in 1845.1 She married Austin Zwicker, son of (?) Zwicker, on 16 December 1871.1 Caroline Victoria Bezanson and Austin Zwicker were married in a double ceremony with Thomas Warden Bezanson and Catherine Priscilla Zwicker.2

Census Summary

1840
Birth
1845
1850
1860
1870
Census
1871

Census, Residence

Census1871Caroline Victoria Bezanson appeared on the census of 1871 in the household of Isaiah Bezanson and Catherine Backman at Chester, Nova Scotia.3
Last Edited15 Sep 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 23.
  2. [S508] Wendy Bezanson, "Ancestors and Relatives of Gregory and Wendy Bezanson", September 15, 2001.
  3. [S5] 1871 Canadian Census; Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Roll: C-10550; Family: 109; Page: 31; Lines: 13-20; Page: 32; Lines: 1-4.

Austin Zwicker

M, #597
Father(?) Zwicker1
     Austin Zwicker married Caroline Victoria Bezanson, daughter of Isaiah Bezanson and Catherine Backman, on 16 December 1871.2 Austin Zwicker and Caroline Victoria Bezanson were married in a double ceremony with Thomas Warden Bezanson and Catherine Priscilla Zwicker.3
Last Edited15 Sep 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 23, where it refers to Austin and Catherine as brother and sister.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 23.
  3. [S508] Wendy Bezanson, "Ancestors and Relatives of Gregory and Wendy Bezanson", September 15, 2001.

James Edward Bezanson

M, #598, b. 5 March 1851, d. 5 October 1924
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 099.1
FatherIsaiah Bezanson b. 28 May 1809, d. 25 Aug 1904
MotherCatherine Backman b. 5 Jul 1814, d. 16 Nov 1903

Family

Mary Jane Melvin b. 22 Dec 1854, d. 1 Jan 1944
Children
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     James Edward Bezanson was born on 5 March 1851.2,3 He married Mary Jane Melvin, daughter of George Melvin and Elizabeth (?), on 25 December 1879 at residence of Isaiah Bezanson, Middle River, Nova Scotia. He was 28. She was 25.4 James Edward Bezanson died on 5 October 1924 at age 73.5,6 He was buried in Old Burial Ground, Chester, Nova Scotia.6

Census Summary

1850
Birth
1851
1860
1870
Census
1871
1880
Census
1881
1890
Census
1891
1900
Census
1901
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
Death
1924

Census, Residence

Census1871James Edward Bezanson appeared on the census of 1871 in the household of Isaiah Bezanson and Catherine Backman at Chester, Nova Scotia.7
Census1881James Edward Bezanson and Mary Jane Melvin appeared on the census of 1881 at Chester, Nova Scotia.8
Census1891James Edward Bezanson and Mary Jane Melvin appeared on the census of 1891 at Chester, Nova Scotia, with Grace Bezanson, Avery Whitman Bezanson, Melinda Ann Bezanson, Elizabeth Bezanson, Stanley Bezanson and Nina Bezanson.9
Census1901James Edward Bezanson and Mary Jane Melvin appeared on the census of 1901 at Chester Basin, Nova Scotia, with Avery Whitman Bezanson, Bertha Bezanson, Melinda Ann Bezanson and Nina Bezanson.10
Census1911James Edward Bezanson and Mary Jane Melvin appeared on the census of 1911 at Chester Basin, Nova Scotia, with Avery Whitman Bezanson.11
Census1921James Edward Bezanson and Mary Jane Melvin appeared on the census of 1921 at Chester Basin, Nova Scotia.12
Last Edited24 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 23.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 23, 70, where the date is 1851.
  3. [S458] Lunenburg County GenWeb, "1901 Canadian Census Extracts for Lunenburg County", District I, Chester Basin, Page 4, Line 11.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 70.
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 23, 70.
  6. [S330] George Newbury, "Old Burial Ground, Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia", January 16, 2000.
  7. [S5] 1871 Canadian Census; Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Roll: C-10550; Family: 109; Page: 31; Lines: 13-20; Page: 32; Lines: 1-4.
  8. [S5] 1881 Canadian Census; Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Roll: C_13170; Family: 254; Page: 59.
  9. [S5] 1891 Canadian Census; Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Roll: T-6318; Family: 239.
  10. [S458] Lunenburg County GenWeb, "1901 Canadian Census Extracts for Lunenburg County", Year=1901, District=i - Chester Basin, Page=4, Line=11, Name=Bezanson, James.
  11. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Chester Basin, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Family: 110; Page: 13.
  12. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Chester Basin, Chester Grant, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 2; Lines: 1-2.
  13. [S458] Lunenburg County GenWeb, "1901 Canadian Census Extracts for Lunenburg County", District I, Chester Basin, Page 4, Line 16.

Mary Jane Melvin

F, #599, b. 22 December 1854, d. 1 January 1944
FatherGeorge Melvin
MotherElizabeth (?)

Family

James Edward Bezanson b. 5 Mar 1851, d. 5 Oct 1924
Children
     Mary Jane Melvin was born on 22 December 1854.1,2 She married James Edward Bezanson, son of Isaiah Bezanson and Catherine Backman, on 25 December 1879 at residence of Isaiah Bezanson, Middle River, Nova Scotia. She was 25. He was 28.3 Mary Jane Melvin died on 1 January 1944 at age 89.4,2 She was buried in Old Burial Ground, Chester, Nova Scotia.2

Census Summary

1850
Birth
1854
1860
1870
1880
Census
1881
1890
Census
1891
1900
Census
1901
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
Death
1944

Census, Residence

Census1881James Edward Bezanson and Mary Jane Melvin appeared on the census of 1881 at Chester, Nova Scotia.5
Census1891James Edward Bezanson and Mary Jane Melvin appeared on the census of 1891 at Chester, Nova Scotia, with Grace Bezanson, Avery Whitman Bezanson, Melinda Ann Bezanson, Elizabeth Bezanson, Stanley Bezanson and Nina Bezanson.6
Census1901James Edward Bezanson and Mary Jane Melvin appeared on the census of 1901 at Chester Basin, Nova Scotia, with Avery Whitman Bezanson, Bertha Bezanson, Melinda Ann Bezanson and Nina Bezanson.7
Census1911James Edward Bezanson and Mary Jane Melvin appeared on the census of 1911 at Chester Basin, Nova Scotia, with Avery Whitman Bezanson.8
Census1921James Edward Bezanson and Mary Jane Melvin appeared on the census of 1921 at Chester Basin, Nova Scotia.9
Last Edited24 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 23, 70, where the date of birth is specified only as 1854.
  2. [S330] George Newbury, "Old Burial Ground, Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia", January 16, 2000.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 70.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 23, 70, where the date of death is specified only as 1944.
  5. [S5] 1881 Canadian Census; Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Roll: C_13170; Family: 254; Page: 59.
  6. [S5] 1891 Canadian Census; Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Roll: T-6318; Family: 239.
  7. [S458] Lunenburg County GenWeb, "1901 Canadian Census Extracts for Lunenburg County", Year=1901, District=i - Chester Basin, Page=4, Line=11, Name=Bezanson, James.
  8. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Chester Basin, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Family: 110; Page: 13.
  9. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Chester Basin, Chester Grant, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 2; Lines: 1-2.
  10. [S458] Lunenburg County GenWeb, "1901 Canadian Census Extracts for Lunenburg County", District I, Chester Basin, Page 4, Line 16.

Elizabeth Bezanson

F, #600, b. between 1878 and 1879
FatherJames Edward Bezanson b. 5 Mar 1851, d. 5 Oct 1924
MotherMary Jane Melvin b. 22 Dec 1854, d. 1 Jan 1944
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Elizabeth Bezanson was born between 1878 and 1879.1

Census Summary

1870
Birth
1878-1879
1880
1890
Census
1891

Census, Residence

Census1891Elizabeth Bezanson appeared on the census of 1891 in the household of James Edward Bezanson and Mary Jane Melvin at Chester, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited21 Jun 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 70.
  2. [S5] 1891 Canadian Census; Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Roll: T-6318; Family: 239.