Margaret Fayette Gates

F, #621, b. 5 May 1888, d. 3 August 1979
FatherWillard Gates b. 14 Mar 1856
MotherElla Selena DeMille b. 11 May 1858

Family

Milford Gordon Bezanson b. 5 Apr 1884, d. 28 Dec 1960
Children
     Margaret Fayette Gates was born on 5 May 1888.1 Siblings Amos, Josephine, Margaret and Reta Gates all married members of the Bezanson family. Margaret Fayette Gates married Milford Gordon Bezanson, son of Nelson Alleyburton Bezanson and Avernia Croft, on 3 December 1914 at New Ross, Nova Scotia. She was 26. He was 30.1 A quote from the "Glancing Over Nova Scotia" article in the Halifax Herald, 8 November 1921, mentions sisters Rita and Margaret, "Miss Rita Gates is making a visit with her sister Mrs. Milford Bezanson at Chester Basin."2 A quote from the "Glancing Over Nova Scotia" article in the Halifax Herald, 24 May 1922, "New Ross, May 22 – Willard Gates, on Wednesday, drove to Chester Basin and will visit his daughter, Mrs. Bezanson."3 Margaret Fayette Gates became a widow at age 72 upon the death of her husband Milford Gordon Bezanson on 28 December 1960.1 Margaret Fayette Gates married Peter Budge.1 Margaret Fayette Gates died on 3 August 1979 at age 91.1

Census Summary

1880
Birth
1888
1890
1900
1910
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
Death
1979

Census, Residence

Census1921Milford Gordon Bezanson and Margaret Fayette Gates appeared on the census of 1921 at Marriott's Cove, Nova Scotia, with Foster Gordon Bezanson and Myrtle Eula Bezanson.4
Last Edited13 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 71, 142.
  2. [S494] Vern Keddy and Brenda Keddy, "Glancing Over Nova Scotia", August 27, 2001, Tuesday Nov 8, 1921.
  3. [S494] Vern Keddy and Brenda Keddy, "Glancing Over Nova Scotia", August 27, 2001, Wednesday Oct 12, 1921.
  4. [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: 31-34.
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 142.

William Bezanson

M, #622, b. 11 March 1887, d. 7 January 1929
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 224.1
FatherNelson Alleyburton Bezanson b. 5 Mar 1853, d. 18 Mar 1941
MotherAvernia Croft b. 23 Feb 1861, d. 23 Feb 1928

Family

Letha Counteway b. 1892, d. 1963
Children
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     William Bezanson was born on 11 March 1887.2,3 He married Letha Counteway in 1913.4 William Bezanson died on 7 January 1929 at Middle River, Nova Scotia, at age 41.5,6

Census Summary

1880
Birth
1887
1890
Census
1891
1900
Census
1901
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
Death
1929

Census, Residence

Census1891William Bezanson appeared on the census of 1891 in the household of Nelson Alleyburton Bezanson and Avernia Croft at Chester, Nova Scotia.7
Census1901William Bezanson appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of Nelson Alleyburton Bezanson and Avernia Croft at West Chester, Nova Scotia.3
Census1911William Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Nelson Alleyburton Bezanson and Avernia Croft at West Chester, Nova Scotia.8
LivedWilliam Bezanson lived in Wolfeville Ridge, Nova Scotia.4
Census1921William Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 at Marriott's Cove, Nova Scotia, with Justin W. Bezanson and Alden Eston Bezanson.9
Last Edited13 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 71.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 71, 142, where the birth date is "1887."
  3. [S458] Lunenburg County GenWeb, "1901 Canadian Census Extracts for Lunenburg County", Year=1901, District=k - West Chester, Page=16, Line=49, Name=Bezanson, Nelson.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 142.
  5. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Bazanson, William; Registration Year: 1929; Book: 127; Page: 843.
  6. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 71, 142.
  7. [S5] 1891 Canadian Census; Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Roll: T-6318; Family: 118; Lines: 5-8.
  8. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; West Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Page: 6; Family: 62; Lines: 26-31.
  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: 19-22.
  10. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 142, 220.
  11. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 142, 219.

Letha Counteway

F, #623, b. 1892, d. 1963

Family

William Bezanson b. 11 Mar 1887, d. 7 Jan 1929
Children
     Letha Counteway was also known as Aletha Counteway. She was born in 1892.1 She married William Bezanson, son of Nelson Alleyburton Bezanson and Avernia Croft, in 1913.1 Letha Counteway died in 1963.1
Last Edited26 Aug 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 142.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 142, 220.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 142, 219.

Raymond Edward Bezanson1

M, #624, b. 28 December 1896, d. 1935
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 225.2
FatherNelson Alleyburton Bezanson b. 5 Mar 1853, d. 18 Mar 1941
MotherAvernia Croft b. 23 Feb 1861, d. 23 Feb 1928

Family

Ellen (?)
Child
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Raymond Edward Bezanson was born on 28 December 1896.3,4 He was drafted into the Canadian Expeditionary Force on 13 July 1918 at Aldershot, Nova Scotia. He was described as 5ft 11½in tall with blue eyes and dark brown hair.1 He married Ellen (?).5 Raymond Edward Bezanson died in 1935 at New York.3 He was buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Chester, Nova Scotia.3

Census Summary

1890
Birth
1896
1900
Census
1901
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
Death
1935

Census, Residence

Census1901Raymond Edward Bezanson appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of Nelson Alleyburton Bezanson and Avernia Croft at West Chester, Nova Scotia.4
Census1911Raymond Edward Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Nelson Alleyburton Bezanson and Avernia Croft at West Chester, Nova Scotia.6
Census1921Raymond Edward Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Nelson Alleyburton Bezanson and Avernia Croft at Marriott's Cove, Nova Scotia.7
Last Edited15 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S808] Library and Archives Canada, "Canada, Soldiers of the First World War, 1914-1918", Bezanson, Raymond Edward; MSA; Date: 13 July 1918.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 71.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 71, 142.
  4. [S458] Lunenburg County GenWeb, "1901 Canadian Census Extracts for Lunenburg County", Year=1901, District=k - West Chester, Page=16, Line=49, Name=Bezanson, Nelson.
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 142.
  6. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; West Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Page: 6; Family: 62; Lines: 26-31.
  7. [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: 27-30.
  8. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 142, 220.

Howard Eston Bezanson

M, #625, b. November 1901, d. 23 February 1998
FatherNelson Alleyburton Bezanson b. 5 Mar 1853, d. 18 Mar 1941
MotherAvernia Croft b. 23 Feb 1861, d. 23 Feb 1928
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Howard Eston Bezanson was born in November 1901 at Chester Basin, Nova Scotia.1,2 He was a cooper and a farmer.2 He married Irene Agnes Dixon.2 Howard Eston Bezanson was the informant listed on the death certificate of Avernia Croft who died 23 February 1928.3,4 Reverend Edwin Nelson Bezanson cared for his uncle Howard Eston Bezanson. He died on 23 February 1998 at Armview Estates, Halifax, Nova Scotia, at age 96.2 He was buried on 3 March 1998 in Lakeview Cemetery, Chester Basin, Nova Scotia.5

     Obituary from The Halifax Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 28 February 1998:
BEZANSON, Howard Eston - 96, formerly of Middle River, Chester Basin, died February 23, 1998, in Armview Estates, Halifax.

Born in Chester Basin, he was a son of the late Nelson and Alvernia (Croft) Bezanson. He was a retired cooper and farmer. He was a lifetime member of Chester Basin Over 40 Club and attended Aenon United Baptist Church from early childhood.

Surviving are nephews, Dr. Edward Bezanson, Waldo E. Bezanson, Middle River; many other relatives.

He was predeceased by his wife, the former Irene Dixon; brothers, William, Milford, Raymond.

Visitation 7-9 p.m. today in Davis Funeral Home, Chester. Funeral 3:30 p.m. Sunday in Aenon United Baptist Church, Chester Basin, Rev. Leo Gallant officiating. Burial in Lakeview Cemetery, Chester Basin.2

Census Summary

1900
Birth
1901
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
Death
1998

Census, Residence

Census1911Howard Eston Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Nelson Alleyburton Bezanson and Avernia Croft at West Chester, Nova Scotia.1
Census1921Howard Eston Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Nelson Alleyburton Bezanson and Avernia Croft at Marriott's Cove, Nova Scotia.6
Last Edited10 May 2015

Citations

  1. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; West Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Page: 6; Family: 62; Lines: 26-31.
  2. [S2] Howard Eston Bezanson Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 28 February 1998.
  3. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Bezanson, Bernie; Registration Year: 1928; Book: 127; Page: 441.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 23.
  5. [S467] Lunenburg County GenWeb, "Lunenburg County Obituaries", 28 February 1998, Howard Eston Bezanson.
  6. [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: 27-30.

Irene Agnes Dixon

F, #626, b. circa 1901, d. 11 January 1985
     Irene Agnes Dixon was born circa 1901.1 She married Howard Eston Bezanson, son of Nelson Alleyburton Bezanson and Avernia Croft.2 Irene Agnes Dixon died on 11 January 1985.1
Last Edited21 Jun 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 71.
  2. [S2] Howard Eston Bezanson Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 28 February 1998.

Eliza Bezanson

F, #627, b. 1854
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
     Eliza Bezanson was born in 1854.1

Census Summary

1850
Birth
1854
1860
1870
Census
1871

Census, Residence

Census1871Eliza Bezanson appeared on the census of 1871 in the household of Isaiah Bezanson and Catherine Backman at Chester, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited15 Oct 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 23.
  2. [S5] 1871 Canadian Census; Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Roll: C-10550; Family: 109; Page: 31; Lines: 13-20; Page: 32; Lines: 1-4.

Nathaniel Hibbert Bezanson

M, #628, b. 5 March 1856, d. 31 May 1945
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 101.1
FatherIsaiah Bezanson b. 28 May 1809, d. 25 Aug 1904
MotherCatherine Backman b. 5 Jul 1814, d. 16 Nov 1903

Family 1

Amanda Demille b. 1861, d. b 26 Feb 1894
Children

Family 2

Eva Eisenhauer b. 15 Apr 1870, d. 29 Mar 1963
Children
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Nathaniel Hibbert Bezanson was born on 5 March 1856 at Middle River, Chester Basin, Nova Scotia.2,3,4 He married Amanda Demille, daughter of Captain Joseph Demille and Sophia Margaret Sellers, on 1 January 1882 at Chester Basin, Nova Scotia. He was 25. The ceremony was performed by Reverend (?) Weeks.5,6 Nathaniel Hibbert Bezanson was a carpenter.6 He became a widower upon the death of his wife Amanda Demille before 26 February 1894.7 Nathaniel Hibbert Bezanson married Eva Eisenhauer on 26 February 1894 at Chester, Nova Scotia. He was 37. She was 23.7,6 Nathaniel Hibbert Bezanson died on 31 May 1945 at Marriott's Cove, Nova Scotia, at age 89.8,9

     Dorothy Evans in Bezansons from Nova Scotia included both Ingerson F. Bezanson and "Fred Bezanson" in the list of children of Nathaniel Hibbert Bezanson and Amanda Demille. I am convinced that Ingerson F. Bezanson went by multiple names, and that Ingerson and Fred were the same person.6

Census Summary

1850
Birth
1856
1860
1870
Census
1871
1880
Census
1881
1890
Census
1891
1900
Census
1901
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
Death
1945

Census, Residence

Census1871Nathaniel Hibbert Bezanson appeared on the census of 1871 in the household of Isaiah Bezanson and Catherine Backman at Chester, Nova Scotia.10
Census1881Nathaniel Hibbert Bezanson appeared on the census of 1881 in the household of Isaiah Bezanson and Catherine Backman at Chester, Nova Scotia.11
Census1891Nathaniel Hibbert Bezanson and Amanda Demille appeared on the census of 1891 at Chester, Nova Scotia, with Melbourne Wesley Bezanson, Henry Cornelius Bezanson, Seymour Nathan Bezanson and Ingerson F. Bezanson.12
Census1901Nathaniel Hibbert Bezanson and Eva Eisenhauer appeared on the census of 1901 at West Chester, Nova Scotia, with Melbourne Wesley Bezanson, Henry Cornelius Bezanson, Seymour Nathan Bezanson, Ingerson F. Bezanson, Lottie Maynetta Bezanson and Maud Bezanson.3
Census1911Nathaniel Hibbert Bezanson and Eva Eisenhauer appeared on the census of 1911 at West Chester, Nova Scotia, with Lottie Maynetta Bezanson, Maud Bezanson and Paul Hibbert Bezanson.13
Census1921Nathaniel Hibbert Bezanson and Eva Eisenhauer appeared on the census of 1921 at Marriott's Cove, Nova Scotia, with Maud Bezanson and Paul Hibbert Bezanson.14
Last Edited11 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 23.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 23, where the birth date is "1856."
  3. [S458] Lunenburg County GenWeb, "1901 Canadian Census Extracts for Lunenburg County", Year=1901, District=k - West Chester, Page=16, Line=5, Name=Bezanson, Nathaniel.
  4. [S508] Wendy Bezanson, "Ancestors and Relatives of Gregory and Wendy Bezanson", September 15, 2001, where the date includes the year only.
  5. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Bezanson, Nathaniel; DeMille, Amanda; Registration Year: 1882; Book: 1828; Page: 205; Number: 2.
  6. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 72.
  7. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Bezanson, Nathaniel; Eisenhaur, Eva; Registration Year: 1894; Book: 1829; Page: 134; Number: 50.
  8. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Bezanson, Nathaniel; Registration Year: 1945; Book: 214; Page: 724.
  9. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 23, 72.
  10. [S5] 1871 Canadian Census; Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Roll: C-10550; Family: 109; Page: 31; Lines: 13-20; Page: 32; Lines: 1-4.
  11. [S5] 1881 Canadian Census; Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Roll: C_13170; Family: 42; Page: 10; Lines: 1-4.
  12. [S5] 1891 Canadian Census; Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Roll: T-6318; Family: 121; Page: 28.
  13. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; West Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Page: 6; Family: 62; Lines: 12-16.
  14. [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: 23-26.
  15. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 106, 143.
  16. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 72, 143.

Amanda Demille

F, #629, b. 1861, d. before 26 February 1894
FatherCaptain Joseph Demille1 b. 1830, d. 1865
MotherSophia Margaret Sellers1

Family

Nathaniel Hibbert Bezanson b. 5 Mar 1856, d. 31 May 1945
Children
     Amanda Demille was born in 1861.2 She married Nathaniel Hibbert Bezanson, son of Isaiah Bezanson and Catherine Backman, on 1 January 1882 at Chester Basin, Nova Scotia. He was 25. The ceremony was performed by Reverend (?) Weeks.3,4 Amanda Demille died before 26 February 1894 when her husband Nathaniel Hibbert Bezanson was described as a widower when he remarried.5

     Dorothy Evans in Bezansons from Nova Scotia included both Ingerson F. Bezanson and "Fred Bezanson" in the list of children of Nathaniel Hibbert Bezanson and Amanda Demille. I am convinced that Ingerson F. Bezanson went by multiple names, and that Ingerson and Fred were the same person.4

Census Summary

1860
Birth
1861
1870
1880
1890
Census
1891
Death
1894

Census, Residence

Census1891Nathaniel Hibbert Bezanson and Amanda Demille appeared on the census of 1891 at Chester, Nova Scotia, with Melbourne Wesley Bezanson, Henry Cornelius Bezanson, Seymour Nathan Bezanson and Ingerson F. Bezanson.6
Last Edited11 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S508] Wendy Bezanson, "Ancestors and Relatives of Gregory and Wendy Bezanson", September 15, 2001.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 23.
  3. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Bezanson, Nathaniel; DeMille, Amanda; Registration Year: 1882; Book: 1828; Page: 205; Number: 2.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 72.
  5. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Bezanson, Nathaniel; Eisenhaur, Eva; Registration Year: 1894; Book: 1829; Page: 134; Number: 50.
  6. [S5] 1891 Canadian Census; Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Roll: T-6318; Family: 121; Page: 28.

Eva Eisenhauer

F, #630, b. 15 April 1870, d. 29 March 1963

Family

Nathaniel Hibbert Bezanson b. 5 Mar 1856, d. 31 May 1945
Children
     Eva Eisenhauer was born on 15 April 1870 at Middle River, Chester Basin, Nova Scotia.1,2 She married Nathaniel Hibbert Bezanson, son of Isaiah Bezanson and Catherine Backman, on 26 February 1894 at Chester, Nova Scotia. She was 23. He was 37.3,4 Eva Eisenhauer died on 29 March 1963 at Middle River, Chester Basin, Nova Scotia, at age 92.5,6

Census Summary

1870
Birth
1870
1880
1890
1900
Census
1901
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
Death
1963

Census, Residence

Census1901Nathaniel Hibbert Bezanson and Eva Eisenhauer appeared on the census of 1901 at West Chester, Nova Scotia, with Melbourne Wesley Bezanson, Henry Cornelius Bezanson, Seymour Nathan Bezanson, Ingerson F. Bezanson, Lottie Maynetta Bezanson and Maud Bezanson.2
Census1911Nathaniel Hibbert Bezanson and Eva Eisenhauer appeared on the census of 1911 at West Chester, Nova Scotia, with Lottie Maynetta Bezanson, Maud Bezanson and Paul Hibbert Bezanson.7
Census1921Nathaniel Hibbert Bezanson and Eva Eisenhauer appeared on the census of 1921 at Marriott's Cove, Nova Scotia, with Maud Bezanson and Paul Hibbert Bezanson.8
Last Edited31 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 23, where the birth date is "1870."
  2. [S458] Lunenburg County GenWeb, "1901 Canadian Census Extracts for Lunenburg County", Year=1901, District=k - West Chester, Page=16, Line=5, Name=Bezanson, Nathaniel.
  3. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Bezanson, Nathaniel; Eisenhaur, Eva; Registration Year: 1894; Book: 1829; Page: 134; Number: 50.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 72.
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 23, where the death dates includes the year only.
  6. [S508] Wendy Bezanson, "Ancestors and Relatives of Gregory and Wendy Bezanson", September 15, 2001.
  7. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; West Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Page: 6; Family: 62; Lines: 12-16.
  8. [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: 23-26.
  9. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 106, 143.
  10. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 72, 143.

Cornelius Foster Bezanson

M, #631, b. 1858, d. 1887
FatherIsaiah Bezanson b. 28 May 1809, d. 25 Aug 1904
MotherCatherine Backman b. 5 Jul 1814, d. 16 Nov 1903
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Cornelius Foster Bezanson was born in 1858.1 He died in 1887.1 He Never married.

Census Summary

1850
Birth
1858
1860
1870
Census
1871
1880
Death
1887

Census, Residence

Census1871Cornelius Foster Bezanson appeared on the census of 1871 in the household of Isaiah Bezanson and Catherine Backman at Chester, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited15 Feb 1999

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 23.
  2. [S5] 1871 Canadian Census; Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Roll: C-10550; Family: 109; Page: 31; Lines: 13-20; Page: 32; Lines: 1-4.

Mary Elizabeth Bezanson

F, #632, b. 24 June 1810, d. 12 July 1893
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 027.1
FatherAlexander Bezanson b. 10 Jul 1779, d. bt 1825 - 1826
MotherAnna Barbara Lantz b. 2 Mar 1786, d. 17 Jun 1865

Family

Neal McMullen Smith b. 1800, d. 1877
Child
RelationshipGreat-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Mary Elizabeth Bezanson was born on 24 June 1810 at Chester, Nova Scotia.1,2 She married Neal McMullen Smith on 11 November 1828 at Cornwallis Twp., Nova Scotia. She was 18.3 Mary Elizabeth Bezanson died on 12 July 1893 at age 83.1,4 She was buried in Upper Canard Burying Ground, Cornwallis, Nova Scotia.4
Last Edited21 Jun 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 4.
  2. [S41] Lunenburg County GenWeb Project, "Chester Township Book - Births", June 20, 1999.
  3. [S108] Karen Farmer, citing Shirley Benoit.
  4. [S351] Family History Committee, Cemetery Records of Kings County, Section 11, Stone 26, "Mary Elizabeth Bezanson, born Chester, NS, 24 June 1810, died Cornwallis 12 July 1893, wife of Neal McMullen and dau. of Alexander & Anna Barberry Bezanson."

Letitia Alice Smith

F, #634, b. 1832, d. 1916
FatherNeal McMullen Smith b. 1800, d. 1877
MotherMary Elizabeth Bezanson b. 24 Jun 1810, d. 12 Jul 1893
Relationship2nd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Letitia Alice Smith was born in 1832.1 She married John Campbell. Letitia Alice Smith died in 1916.1
Last Edited15 Feb 1999

Citations

  1. [S108] Karen Farmer, citing Shirley Benoit.

Deliverance Bezanson

F, #636, b. 1 December 1811, d. 1899
FatherAlexander Bezanson b. 10 Jul 1779, d. bt 1825 - 1826
MotherAnna Barbara Lantz b. 2 Mar 1786, d. 17 Jun 1865

Family

Peter Maryatt
Children
RelationshipGreat-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Deliverance Bezanson was born on 1 December 1811 at Chester, Nova Scotia.1,2 She married Peter Maryatt on 6 May 1834. She was 22. The ceremony was performed by Reverend Joseph Dimock.1,3 Deliverance Bezanson died in 1899 at Ardoise, Nova Scotia.1
     From Dorothy Evans: "Died at the home of her son Albert, Ardoise, N.S., Deliverance, Relict of the late Peter Marriette, in her 87th year."1
Last Edited24 Apr 2004

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 4.
  2. [S41] Lunenburg County GenWeb Project, "Chester Township Book - Births", June 20, 1999.
  3. [S630] George E. Levy, Diary of Joseph Dimock, 130, but the groom's name is covered by an inkspot.

Joseph Marriott

M, #638, b. 1852, d. 1866
FatherPeter Maryatt
MotherDeliverance Bezanson b. 1 Dec 1811, d. 1899
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Joseph Marriott was born in 1852.1 He died in 1866.1
Last Edited15 Feb 1999

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 4.

Albert Marriott

M, #639
FatherPeter Maryatt
MotherDeliverance Bezanson b. 1 Dec 1811, d. 1899
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
Last Edited15 Feb 1999

Hannah Sophia Bezanson

F, #640, b. 17 May 1813, d. 8 May 1897
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 028.1
FatherAlexander Bezanson b. 10 Jul 1779, d. bt 1825 - 1826
MotherAnna Barbara Lantz b. 2 Mar 1786, d. 17 Jun 1865

Family

Edmund Hiltz b. 9 May 1814, d. 1887
Children
RelationshipGreat-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Hannah Sophia Bezanson was born on 17 May 1813 at Chester, Nova Scotia.2,3 She married Edmund Hiltz, son of Johannes Benjamin Hiltz and Catherine Barbara Boutilier, on 20 December 1838 at St. Stephen's Anglican Church, Chester, Nova Scotia. She was 25. He was 24.2,4,5 Mary Ann Hiltz may have been the daughter of Hannah Sophia Bezanson and Edmund Hiltz, but I am suspicious given the birth dates of their other children (for which primary sources are available.)6 Hannah Sophia Bezanson died on 8 May 1897 at age 83.2
Last Edited12 Nov 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 4.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 4, 25.
  3. [S41] Lunenburg County GenWeb Project, "Chester Township Book - Births", June 20, 1999.
  4. [S82] Charles J. Hiltz, "Descendants of Johann Jacob Hiltz (Huls)", June 27, 1999.
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