Olive Julia Hiltz

F, #681, b. 3 May 1903, d. 3 February 1978
FatherNathan Leander Hiltz b. 1873, d. 1940
MotherAgnes Sophia Bezanson b. 10 Oct 1882, d. 4 Jun 1944
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Olive Julia Hiltz was born on 3 May 1903.1 She and Mida Thursa Hiltz may not have the right birth dates; Bezansons from Nova Scotia includes the comment that "[Dates wrong in i. or iii.]" referring to Olive and Mida.1 Olive Julia Hiltz died on 3 February 1978 at age 74.1

Census Summary

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Census, Residence

Census1911Olive Julia Hiltz appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Nathan Leander Hiltz and Agnes Sophia Bezanson at Forties, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited2 Sep 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 146.
  2. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; New Ross, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Family: 27; Page: 3.

Aubrey Otis Hiltz

M, #682, b. 22 March 1915, d. 19 July 1986
FatherNathan Leander Hiltz b. 1873, d. 1940
MotherAgnes Sophia Bezanson b. 10 Oct 1882, d. 4 Jun 1944
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Aubrey Otis Hiltz was born on 22 March 1915.1 He married Hildred Mossman.1 Aubrey Otis Hiltz died on 19 July 1986 at age 71.1

Census Summary

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Census1921Aubrey Otis Hiltz appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Nathan Leander Hiltz and Agnes Sophia Bezanson at New Ross, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited2 Sep 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 146.
  2. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; New Ross West, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 7; Lines: 4-13.

Ruth Hiltz

F, #683, b. 15 April 1918, d. 22 January 1919
FatherNathan Leander Hiltz b. 1873, d. 1940
MotherAgnes Sophia Bezanson b. 10 Oct 1882, d. 4 Jun 1944
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Ruth Hiltz was born on 15 April 1918.1 She died on 22 January 1919.1
Last Edited15 Feb 1999

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 146.

Eva Evelyn Hiltz

F, #684, b. 20 November 1919, d. 16 January 1967
FatherNathan Leander Hiltz b. 1873, d. 1940
MotherAgnes Sophia Bezanson b. 10 Oct 1882, d. 4 Jun 1944
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Eva Evelyn Hiltz was born on 20 November 1919.1 She died on 16 January 1967 at age 47.1

Census Summary

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1967

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Census1921Eva Evelyn Hiltz appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Nathan Leander Hiltz and Agnes Sophia Bezanson at New Ross, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited15 Feb 1999

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 146.
  2. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; New Ross West, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 7; Lines: 4-13.

Stephen Collins Bezanson

M, #685, b. 25 February 1883, d. 15 February 1962
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 233.1
FatherWilliam Bezanson b. 22 Jan 1849, d. 27 Nov 1935
MotherJulia Collins b. 25 Feb 1857, d. 21 Nov 1911

Family

Winnifred Rafuse b. c 1894, d. 18 May 1929
Children
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Stephen Collins Bezanson was born on 25 February 1883.2,3 He was baptized on 17 May 1908.4 He married Winnifred Rafuse, daughter of George Rafuse and Nellie Manthorne, on 28 March 1916. He was 33.5 Stephen Collins Bezanson became a widower at age 46 upon the death of his wife Winnifred Rafuse on 18 May 1929 at Berwick, Nova Scotia.6,7 Stephen Collins Bezanson died on 15 February 1962 at Berwick, Nova Scotia, at age 78.5,8 His estate was probated at Kings County, Nova Scotia.8 He and Winnifred Rafuse are both buried at Berwick, Nova Scotia.4

     Death Notice:
The death of Stephen Collins Bezanson, aged 81, occurred Thursday, February 15, at Western Kings Memorial Hospital.

He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William (Collins) Bezanson, of The Forties, Lunenburg County, where he was born and received his early schooling. A cooper by trade, he moved to Berwick 45 years ago, where he has since resided.

He was a member of the Berwick Baptist Church.

Surviving are a son, Murray Stephen, Berwick; and a daughter, (Pansy) Mrs. Wilton Newell, Nashwaaksis, New Brunswick; and seven grandchildren. His wife, Winnifred Rafuse Bezanson, predeceased him 33 years ago, also a son, Ray, 31 years ago.

Also surviving are seven sisters: (Olive) Mrs. Charles Kempton, Quincy, Mass; (Lois) Mrs. Edward Keddy; (Annie) Mrs. Carey Brown; (Ethel) Mrs. Roderick Hiltz, all of The Forties; (Ruby) Mrs. Clarence Keddy, Morden; (Flossie) Mrs. Ira Brown, Auburn; (Eva) Mrs. George Hubley, Barss Corner.

He was predeceased by two brothers, George of Berwick, and James of The Forties; also by four sisters, (Jennie) Mrs. Minard Hiltz; (Agnes) Mrs. Nathan Hiltz; (Hattie) Mrs. Amos Gates, all of The Forties; and (Lottie) Mrs. Myles Hawes, of Quincy, Mass.

Funeral services were held at H.C. Lindsay Funeral home, Berwick, Sunday afternoon, at 2:00 o'clock. Rev. J.D. Davison officiated.

Mrs. F.J. Baltzer sang"How Great Thou Art" and "Nearer, Still Nearer," accompanied by Mrs. Fred Simpson.

Pallbearers were George Langille, Ira Brown, Kenneth Aalders, George H. Griffiths, Harold Hiltz, and Lewis Pierce.

Burial in the family lot, Berwick Cemetery.

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Census1891Stephen Collins Bezanson appeared on the census of 1891 in the household of William Bezanson and Julia Collins at New Ross, Nova Scotia.9
Census1901Stephen Collins Bezanson appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of William Bezanson and Julia Collins at New Ross, Nova Scotia.3
Census1911Stephen Collins Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of William Bezanson and Julia Collins at New Ross, Nova Scotia.10
Census1911Stephen Collins Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Amos Gates and Hattie May Bezanson at New Ross, Nova Scotia.11
Census1921Stephen Collins Bezanson and Winnifred Rafuse appeared on the census of 1921 at Berwick, Nova Scotia, with Ray Bezanson and Murray Stephen Bezanson.12
Last Edited14 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77, 145, where the birth date is "1883."
  3. [S458] Lunenburg County GenWeb, "1901 Canadian Census Extracts for Lunenburg County", District=z - New Ross, Page=17, Bezanson, William.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 145.
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77, 145.
  6. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Bezanson, Winnifred; Registration Year: 1929; Book: 126; Page: 741.
  7. [S517] Phil Vogler and John Parker, "Extracts from the Berwick Register", vitstat1929.htm, "Bezanson, Winnie, w/o Stephen Bezanson, d/o George Rafuse, New Ross, Lun. Co., died at Berwick, 18 May. [22 May 1929 obit]."
  8. [S352] Family History Committee, Probate Records of Kings County, BEZANSON, Stephen C, Date=15 Feb 1962, PlaceOfDeath=Berwick, Residence=Berwick, FileID=1514.
  9. [S5] 1891 Canadian Census; New Ross, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Roll: T-6318; Family: 71; Lines: 1-12, where the surname is spelled "Baysanton."
  10. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; New Ross, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Page: 1; Family: 6; Lines: 29-34.
  11. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; New Ross, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Family: 18; Page: 3.
  12. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Berwick, Rockland, South Berwick, Windemere, Post Road, Kings, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 9; Lines: 26-30.

Winnifred Rafuse

F, #686, b. circa 1894, d. 18 May 1929
FatherGeorge Rafuse1
MotherNellie Manthorne1

Family

Stephen Collins Bezanson b. 25 Feb 1883, d. 15 Feb 1962
Children
     Winnifred Rafuse was born circa 1894.2 She married Stephen Collins Bezanson, son of William Bezanson and Julia Collins, on 28 March 1916. He was 33.3 A quote from the "Glancing Over Nova Scotia" article in the Halifax Herald, 17 July 1923, may refer to her: "Mrs. Stephen Bezanson and children, are visiting friends in New Ross. Her home now is in Berwick."4 Winnifred Rafuse died on 18 May 1929 at Berwick, Nova Scotia.5,6 She and Stephen Collins Bezanson are both buried at Berwick, Nova Scotia.1

Census Summary

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1921
Death
1929

Census, Residence

Census1921Stephen Collins Bezanson and Winnifred Rafuse appeared on the census of 1921 at Berwick, Nova Scotia, with Ray Bezanson and Murray Stephen Bezanson.7
Last Edited12 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 145.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77, 145, "ca. 1894-1928, 34 yrs. of age."
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77, 145.
  4. [S494] Vern Keddy and Brenda Keddy, "Glancing Over Nova Scotia", August 27, 2001, Tuesday, July 17, 1923.
  5. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Bezanson, Winnifred; Registration Year: 1929; Book: 126; Page: 741.
  6. [S517] Phil Vogler and John Parker, "Extracts from the Berwick Register", vitstat1929.htm, "Bezanson, Winnie, w/o Stephen Bezanson, d/o George Rafuse, New Ross, Lun. Co., died at Berwick, 18 May. [22 May 1929 obit]."
  7. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Berwick, Rockland, South Berwick, Windemere, Post Road, Kings, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 9; Lines: 26-30.

Jennie Clarissa Bezanson

F, #687, b. 28 January 1885 or 29 January 1885, d. 19 April 1959
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 235.1
FatherWilliam Bezanson b. 22 Jan 1849, d. 27 Nov 1935
MotherJulia Collins b. 25 Feb 1857, d. 21 Nov 1911

Family

Minard St. Clair Hiltz b. 27 May 1879, d. 30 Oct 1930
Children
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Jennie Clarissa Bezanson was baptized on 20 January 1884 at New Ross Christ Church, New Ross, Nova Scotia.2 She was born on 28 January 1885 or 29 January 1885.3,4 There is some discrepancy in the year and date of her birth - the family records have 1885, but the baptism says 1884. Also, one source has her birth date as 28 1885, and another has it 29 January 1885. She married Minard St. Clair Hiltz, son of Ephriam Hiltz and Sarah Jane Keddy, on 10 August 1904 at Christ Church, New Ross, Nova Scotia. He was 25.5,2 Jennie Clarissa Bezanson died on 19 April 1959 at St. Augustine's, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.6 She was buried in St. Augustine's, Forties, Nova Scotia.7

Census Summary

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Census1891Jennie Clarissa Bezanson appeared on the census of 1891 in the household of William Bezanson and Julia Collins at New Ross, Nova Scotia.8
Census1901Jennie Clarissa Bezanson appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of William Bezanson and Julia Collins at New Ross, Nova Scotia.4
Census1911Minard St. Clair Hiltz and Jennie Clarissa Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 at Forties, Nova Scotia, with Earl Spencer Hiltz, Stella May Hiltz, Stacey Byron Hiltz, Ephriam Hiltz and Sarah Jane Keddy.9
Census1921Minard St. Clair Hiltz and Jennie Clarissa Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 at New Ross, Nova Scotia, with Earl Spencer Hiltz, Stacey Byron Hiltz, Harry Edgar Hiltz, Daniel Webster Hiltz, Stella May Hiltz, Nellie Marie Hiltz and Hattie Irene Hiltz.10
Last Edited6 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77, 147.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77, 147, where the date is ""1885, Jan. 29."
  4. [S458] Lunenburg County GenWeb, "1901 Canadian Census Extracts for Lunenburg County", District=z - New Ross, Page=17, Bezanson, William.
  5. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Jennie Clarissa Bezanson; Minard Hiltz; Registration Year: 1904; Book: 1830; Page: 9; Number: 125.
  6. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, #235, Pg. 77.
  7. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 147.
  8. [S5] 1891 Canadian Census; New Ross, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Roll: T-6318; Family: 71; Lines: 1-12, where the surname is spelled "Baysanton."
  9. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; New Ross, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Family: 31; Page: 4.
  10. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; New Ross West, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 8; Lines: 11-19.

Minard St. Clair Hiltz

M, #688, b. 27 May 1879, d. 30 October 1930
FatherEphriam Hiltz b. 28 Jul 1841, d. 18 Apr 1915
MotherSarah Jane Keddy b. 16 May 1842, d. 30 Sep 1914

Family

Jennie Clarissa Bezanson b. 28 Jan 1885 or 29 Jan 1885, d. 19 Apr 1959
Children
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Minard St. Clair Hiltz was born on 27 May 1879 at New Ross, Nova Scotia.1 He married Jennie Clarissa Bezanson, daughter of William Bezanson and Julia Collins, on 10 August 1904 at Christ Church, New Ross, Nova Scotia. He was 25.2,3 Minard St. Clair Hiltz died on 30 October 1930 at age 51.1 He was buried in St. Augustine's, Forties, Nova Scotia.1

Census Summary

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1930

Census, Residence

Census1911Minard St. Clair Hiltz and Jennie Clarissa Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 at Forties, Nova Scotia, with Earl Spencer Hiltz, Stella May Hiltz, Stacey Byron Hiltz, Ephriam Hiltz and Sarah Jane Keddy.4
Census1921Minard St. Clair Hiltz and Jennie Clarissa Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 at New Ross, Nova Scotia, with Earl Spencer Hiltz, Stacey Byron Hiltz, Harry Edgar Hiltz, Daniel Webster Hiltz, Stella May Hiltz, Nellie Marie Hiltz and Hattie Irene Hiltz.5
Last Edited6 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 147.
  2. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Jennie Clarissa Bezanson; Minard Hiltz; Registration Year: 1904; Book: 1830; Page: 9; Number: 125.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77, 147.
  4. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; New Ross, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Family: 31; Page: 4.
  5. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; New Ross West, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 8; Lines: 11-19.

Loretta Jane Bezanson

F, #689, b. 19 March 1886, d. 14 January 1981
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 236.1
FatherWilliam Bezanson b. 22 Jan 1849, d. 27 Nov 1935
MotherJulia Collins b. 25 Feb 1857, d. 21 Nov 1911

Family

Edward James Keddy b. 21 May 1876, d. 27 Apr 1974
Children
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Loretta Jane Bezanson was also known as Lowie Bezanson.2 She was born on 19 March 1886 at Forties, Nova Scotia.3,4,5 She married Edward James Keddy, son of James Edward Keddy and Hanna Elizabeth Reeves, on 24 January 1906. She was 19. He was 29.6,4 Loretta Jane Bezanson died on 14 January 1981 at Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, at age 94.6,4

     Obituary from The Berwick Register (Berwick, Nova Scotia):
Mrs. Edward J. (Loretta) Keddy, 94, of the Forties, died Wednesday, January 14, in the Fishermen's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg.

Born at the Forties, she was the daughter of the late William and Julie (Collins) Bezanson. She was a faithful member of the Forties United Baptist Church. She was a charter and life member of the Forties Garden Club, where her interest will be greatly missed. She took an active parrt in community affairs. Her lovely quilts, rugs, and home knitting testifies to the deep interest she took in handcrafts. She was familiarly known as "Mum Keddy" to the whole community. In spite of a bad winter storm, the church was packed, testifying to the esteem in which this grand lady was held.

She is survived by three sons, George (Dick) and Douglas, both of the Forties; and Theodore (Bub), Truro; two daughters, Alberta (Mrs. George Rhodenizer, Lunenburg and Frances (Mrs. Hibbert Keddy), the Forties; two sisters, Mrs. Olive Kempton, Wollaston, Massachusetts; and Eva (Mrs. George Hubley), Mahone Bay; twenty grandchildren; forty-two great-grandchildren and two great great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband, Edward J; three sons, Seaward, Lloyd, and Gordon (Jack) and three daughters, Florence, Doris, and Rhena.

The body rested at the H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, New Ross. Funeral service took place on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. in the Forties United Baptist Church, Rev. Albert Marshall, Dr. Allen Gibson, and Rev. Gordon Neish officiating with burial in the Anglican Cemetery in the Forties. Her seven grandsons were pallbearers, the eighth one unable to get a flight out of British Columbia.7

Census Summary

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Census, Residence

Census1891Loretta Jane Bezanson appeared on the census of 1891 in the household of William Bezanson and Julia Collins at New Ross, Nova Scotia.8
Census1901Loretta Jane Bezanson appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of William Bezanson and Julia Collins at New Ross, Nova Scotia.5
Census1911Edward James Keddy and Loretta Jane Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 at Forties, Nova Scotia, with Seward Cecil Keddy, Lloyd William Keddy and Florence Evelyn Keddy.9
Census1921Edward James Keddy and Loretta Jane Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 at New Ross, Nova Scotia, with Seward Cecil Keddy, Lloyd William Keddy, Gordon Foster Keddy, George Edward Keddy, Florence Evelyn Keddy, Alberta Mae Keddy, Frances Marie Keddy and Doris Kathleen Keddy.10
Last Edited14 Mar 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 148.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77, 148, where two dates are given: 19 Mar 1889, and 1886.
  4. [S356] Bryan Keddy, "Keddy's of Nova Scotia."
  5. [S458] Lunenburg County GenWeb, "1901 Canadian Census Extracts for Lunenburg County", District=z - New Ross, Page=17, Bezanson, William.
  6. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77, 148.
  7. [S662] Roberta Joudrey, "Nova Scotia Obituaries", citing Berwick Register, January 1981, Mrs. Edward J. (Loretta) Keddy.
  8. [S5] 1891 Canadian Census; New Ross, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Roll: T-6318; Family: 71; Lines: 1-12, where the surname is spelled "Baysanton."
  9. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; New Ross, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Family: 35; Page: 4.
  10. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; New Ross West, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 8; Lines: 20-29.

Edward James Keddy

M, #690, b. 21 May 1876, d. 27 April 1974
FatherJames Edward Keddy1 b. 22 Jan 1847, d. 30 Jan 1916
MotherHanna Elizabeth Reeves1 b. 6 Nov 1848, d. 23 Apr 1937

Family

Loretta Jane Bezanson b. 19 Mar 1886, d. 14 Jan 1981
Children
     Edward James Keddy was also known as Ted Keddy.2 He was born on 21 May 1876 at New Ross, Nova Scotia.3 He married Loretta Jane Bezanson, daughter of William Bezanson and Julia Collins, on 24 January 1906. He was 29. She was 19.4,3 Edward James Keddy died on 27 April 1974 at Forties, Nova Scotia, at age 97.3

     Obituary:
Edward James Keddy, 97, Forties, Lunenburg County, died Friday in the Fisherman's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg.

Born in Forties, he was a son of the late Edward and Hannah (Reeves) Keddy. He was a councillor in the New Ross West and Forties area for 56 years and wa superintendent of the St. Augusta Sunday School. He was a past member of the IOOF.

Besides his wife, the former Loretta Bazanson, he is survived by five sons, Lloyd, Gordon, George, Douglas, all of Forties; Theodore (Bub), Truro; two daughters, Frances (Mrs. Hobbert Keddy), Forties; Alberta (Mrs. George Rhodenizer), Lunenburg; two brothers, Harry, Billtown; Augustine, New Ross; a sister, Ethel (Mrs. Newton Turner), Lake Ramsay; 20 grandchildren and 39 great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by three daughters, Florence, Doris and Rhena, and a son, Seaward. The body is at the H. C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Kentville. Funeral service will be held Sunday at 2:30 p.m. in the St. Augusta Anglican church, Forties, Rev. C. J. Pretty will officiate. Burial will be in the curch cemetery.3

Census Summary

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1930
1940
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Death
1974

Census, Residence

Census1911Edward James Keddy and Loretta Jane Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 at Forties, Nova Scotia, with Seward Cecil Keddy, Lloyd William Keddy and Florence Evelyn Keddy.5
Census1921Edward James Keddy and Loretta Jane Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 at New Ross, Nova Scotia, with Seward Cecil Keddy, Lloyd William Keddy, Gordon Foster Keddy, George Edward Keddy, Florence Evelyn Keddy, Alberta Mae Keddy, Frances Marie Keddy and Doris Kathleen Keddy.6
Last Edited24 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 148, 149.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 148.
  3. [S356] Bryan Keddy, "Keddy's of Nova Scotia."
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77, 148.
  5. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; New Ross, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Family: 35; Page: 4.
  6. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; New Ross West, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 8; Lines: 20-29.

Ruby Ann Bezanson

F, #691, b. 9 June 1887, d. 1965
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 237.1
FatherWilliam Bezanson b. 22 Jan 1849, d. 27 Nov 1935
MotherJulia Collins b. 25 Feb 1857, d. 21 Nov 1911

Family

Clarence Victor Keddy b. 4 Sep 1886, d. 15 Feb 1969
Children
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Ruby Ann Bezanson was born on 9 June 1887 at New Ross, Nova Scotia.2,3,4 She married Clarence Victor Keddy, son of James Edward Keddy and Hanna Elizabeth Reeves, on 22 March 1910 at Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia. She was 22. He was 23.5,2 Ruby Ann Bezanson died in 1965 at Berwick, Nova Scotia.6,3 She was buried in St. Mary's Anglican Cemetery, Auburn, Nova Scotia.3

Census Summary

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Census1891Ruby Ann Bezanson appeared on the census of 1891 in the household of William Bezanson and Julia Collins at New Ross, Nova Scotia.7
Census1901Ruby Ann Bezanson appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of William Bezanson and Julia Collins at New Ross, Nova Scotia.4
Census1911Clarence Victor Keddy and Ruby Ann Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 at New Ross, Nova Scotia, with Lois Pauline Keddy.8
LivedRuby Ann Bezanson and Clarence Victor Keddy lived in Morden, Nova Scotia.9
Last Edited2 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77, 149.
  3. [S356] Bryan Keddy, "Keddy's of Nova Scotia."
  4. [S458] Lunenburg County GenWeb, "1901 Canadian Census Extracts for Lunenburg County", District=z - New Ross, Page=17, Bezanson, William.
  5. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Bezanson, Ruby; Keddy, Clarence V; Registration Year: 1910; Book: 14; Page: 476.
  6. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77, 149, where the date was 1965.
  7. [S5] 1891 Canadian Census; New Ross, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Roll: T-6318; Family: 71; Lines: 1-12, where the surname is spelled "Baysanton."
  8. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; New Ross, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Family: 8; Page: 1.
  9. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 149.

Clarence Victor Keddy1

M, #692, b. 4 September 1886, d. 15 February 1969
FatherJames Edward Keddy2 b. 22 Jan 1847, d. 30 Jan 1916
MotherHanna Elizabeth Reeves2 b. 6 Nov 1848, d. 23 Apr 1937

Family

Ruby Ann Bezanson b. 9 Jun 1887, d. 1965
Children
     Clarence Victor Keddy was also known as Clad Keddy.3 He was born on 4 September 1886 at New Ross, Nova Scotia.3 He was a farmer in 1910.4 He married Ruby Ann Bezanson, daughter of William Bezanson and Julia Collins, on 22 March 1910 at Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia. He was 23. She was 22.4,5 Clarence Victor Keddy died on 15 February 1969 at Morden, Nova Scotia, at age 82.3

     Obituary:
Clarence Victor Keddy, 81, Centreville, died at the Blanchard Fraser Memorial Hospital Saturday.

Born at New Ross, he was the son of the late Edward and Hanna (Reeves) Keddy.

Surviving are three sons, Levi, Morden; Carl, Dartmouth; Harlan, Hamilton, Ont; three daughters, Mrs Lois Manson, Centreville; Mrs. Eileen Hines, Toronto; Mrs. Maxine hudgins, Halifax; one sister, Mrs. Ethel Turner, New Ross; three brothers, Harry, Billtown; Edward and Augustine, New Ross. His wife, the former Ruby Bezanson, is dead. The body is at the H. C. Lindsay Funeral Home, Kentville, where funeral service will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m., Rev. Freeman Fenerty officiating. The body will then be taken to St. Mary's Anglican Church, Auburn, for funeral service at 2 p.m., Rev. M. Clattenburg officiating. Interment will be in Auburn cemetery.3

Census Summary

1880
Birth
1886
1890
1900
1910
Census
1911
1920
1930
1940
1950
1960
Death
1969

Census, Residence

Census1911Clarence Victor Keddy and Ruby Ann Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 at New Ross, Nova Scotia, with Lois Pauline Keddy.6
LivedClarence Victor Keddy and Ruby Ann Bezanson lived in Morden, Nova Scotia.1
Last Edited2 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 149.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 148, 149.
  3. [S356] Bryan Keddy, "Keddy's of Nova Scotia."
  4. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Bezanson, Ruby; Keddy, Clarence V; Registration Year: 1910; Book: 14; Page: 476.
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77, 149.
  6. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; New Ross, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Family: 8; Page: 1.

Charlotte Blanche Bezanson

F, #693, b. 15 February 1889, d. 3 September 1958
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 238.1
FatherWilliam Bezanson b. 22 Jan 1849, d. 27 Nov 1935
MotherJulia Collins b. 25 Feb 1857, d. 21 Nov 1911
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Charlotte Blanche Bezanson was also known as Lottie.2,3 She was born on 15 February 1889 at New Ross, Nova Scotia.4,5,3 She married Miles Peasley Hawes on 27 October 1915 at Quincy, Massachusetts. She was 26.6,2 Charlotte Blanche Bezanson died on 3 September 1958 at Weymouth, Massachusetts, at age 69.2

Census Summary

1880
Birth
1889
1890
1900
Census
1901
1910
1920
Census
1920
1930
Census
1930
1940
Census
1940
1950
Death
1958

Census, Residence

Census1901Charlotte Blanche Bezanson appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of William Bezanson and Julia Collins at New Ross, Nova Scotia.3
Census1920Miles Peasley Hawes and Charlotte Blanche Bezanson appeared on the census of 1920 at 10 Euclid Ave, Quincy, Massachusetts, with Norman G. Hawes.7
Census1930Miles Peasley Hawes and Charlotte Blanche Bezanson appeared on the census of 1930 at 174 Copeland Street, Quincy, Massachusetts, with Norman G. Hawes.8
Census1940Miles Peasley Hawes and Charlotte Blanche Bezanson appeared on the census of 1940 at 9 Calvin Road, Quincy, Massachusetts, with Norman G. Hawes.9
Last Edited23 Feb 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77, 149.
  3. [S458] Lunenburg County GenWeb, "1901 Canadian Census Extracts for Lunenburg County", District=z - New Ross, Page=17, Bezanson, William.
  4. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Bezanson, Charlotte Blanche; Registration Year: 1890; Page: 99000119, a delayed entry from 14 August 1946.
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77, 149, where the year is 1888 on page 77 and 1890 on page 149, so I chose the census date, which seems more reliable in this case.
  6. [S8] New England Historic Genealogical Society, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911-1915", Lottie Blanche Bezanson; Miles Peasley Hawes; Quincy Marriage Register; Year: 1915; Volume: 633; Page: 124.
  7. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; Quincy Ward 1, Norfolk, Massachusetts; Roll: T625_723; Image: 654; ED: 222; Page: 9A; Lines: 15-17.
  8. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts; FHL Film: 2340672; Roll: 937; Image: 105.0; ED: 0104; Page: 12A; Lines: 5-7.
  9. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts; Roll: T627_1630; ED: 11-175; Page: 3B; Lines: 59-61.

Sarah Bezanson

F, #695, b. 1889, d. circa 1891
FatherWilliam Bezanson b. 22 Jan 1849, d. 27 Nov 1935
MotherJulia Collins b. 25 Feb 1857, d. 21 Nov 1911
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Sarah Bezanson was born in 1889.1 She died circa 1891.

Census Summary

1880
Birth
1889
1890
Death
1891
Census
1891

Census, Residence

Census1891Sarah Bezanson appeared on the census of 1891 in the household of William Bezanson and Julia Collins at New Ross, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited15 Feb 1999

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, Pg 77.
  2. [S5] 1891 Canadian Census; New Ross, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Roll: T-6318; Family: 71; Lines: 1-12, where the surname is spelled "Baysanton."

Flossie Ellen Bezanson1

F, #696, b. 18 April 1890, d. 3 December 1963
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 239.2
FatherWilliam Bezanson b. 22 Jan 1849, d. 27 Nov 1935
MotherJulia Collins b. 25 Feb 1857, d. 21 Nov 1911

Family

Ira Brown b. 31 Oct 1893, d. 2 Feb 1964
Child
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Flossie Ellen Bezanson was born on 18 April 1890.3,4 She married Ira Brown, son of David Brown and Ella Maude Jones, in 1915.1 Flossie Ellen Bezanson died on 3 December 1963 at age 73.1 She was buried in Aylesford Union Cemetery, Aylesford, Nova Scotia.5

Census Summary

1890
Birth
1890
Census
1891
1900
Census
1901
1910
Census
1911
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
Death
1963

Census, Residence

Census1891Flossie Ellen Bezanson appeared on the census of 1891 in the household of William Bezanson and Julia Collins at New Ross, Nova Scotia.6
Census1901Flossie Ellen Bezanson appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of William Bezanson and Julia Collins at New Ross, Nova Scotia.4
Census1911Flossie Ellen Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of William Bezanson and Julia Collins at New Ross, Nova Scotia.7
Census1911Flossie Ellen Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 at Waterville, Nova Scotia.8
Census1921Ira Brown and Flossie Ellen Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 at Aylesford, Nova Scotia, with Lindsey Otis Brown and Percy Brown.9
LivedFlossie Ellen Bezanson and Ira Brown lived in Auburn, Nova Scotia.10
Last Edited13 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77, 149.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77, 149, which has the date as "1889/90", so I chose the census date.
  4. [S458] Lunenburg County GenWeb, "1901 Canadian Census Extracts for Lunenburg County", District=z - New Ross, Page=17, Bezanson, William.
  5. [S351] Family History Committee, Cemetery Records of Kings County, AYLESFORD UNION, Section 3, Stone 23, "Flossie E. Brown, 1890-1963. Ira D.S., 1893-1964."
  6. [S5] 1891 Canadian Census; New Ross, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Roll: T-6318; Family: 71; Lines: 1-12, where the surname is spelled "Baysanton."
  7. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; New Ross, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Page: 1; Family: 6; Lines: 29-34.
  8. [S663] Automated Genealogy, "1911 Census of Canada", Kings County, ED=1, Page=9, Line=48, Bezanson, Flossie.
  9. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Dempsey Corner, Morden, Victoria, Aylesford (Village), Auburn (Village), Kings, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 12; Lines: 18-21.
  10. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 149.

Ira Brown

M, #697, b. 31 October 1893, d. 2 February 1964
FatherDavid Brown1
MotherElla Maude Jones1

Family

Flossie Ellen Bezanson b. 18 Apr 1890, d. 3 Dec 1963
Child
     Ira Brown was born on 31 October 1893 at New Ross, Nova Scotia.2 He married Flossie Ellen Bezanson, daughter of William Bezanson and Julia Collins, in 1915.3 Ira Brown died on 2 February 1964 at age 70.2 He was buried in Aylesford Union Cemetery, Aylesford, Nova Scotia.4

Census Summary

1890
Birth
1893
1900
1910
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
Death
1964

Census, Residence

Census1921Ira Brown and Flossie Ellen Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 at Aylesford, Nova Scotia, with Lindsey Otis Brown and Percy Brown.5
LivedIra Brown and Flossie Ellen Bezanson lived in Auburn, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited13 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 150.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 149.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77, 149.
  4. [S351] Family History Committee, Cemetery Records of Kings County, AYLESFORD UNION, Section 3, Stone 23, "Flossie E. Brown, 1890-1963. Ira D.S., 1893-1964."
  5. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Dempsey Corner, Morden, Victoria, Aylesford (Village), Auburn (Village), Kings, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 12; Lines: 18-21.

Annie Alalia Bezanson

F, #698, b. 18 May 1891, d. 13 April 1972
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 240.1
FatherWilliam Bezanson b. 22 Jan 1849, d. 27 Nov 1935
MotherJulia Collins b. 25 Feb 1857, d. 21 Nov 1911

Family 1

Lindsay LeRoy Gates b. Mar 1890, d. 1914
Children

Family 2

Carey Chipman Brown b. 24 Mar 1892, d. 14 Nov 1957
Children
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Annie Alalia Bezanson was born on 18 May 1891 at New Ross, Nova Scotia.2,3,4 She married Lindsay LeRoy Gates, son of James Gates and Ada McDow.5 Annie Alalia Bezanson became a widow upon the death of her husband Lindsay LeRoy Gates in 1914.5 Annie Alalia Bezanson married Carey Chipman Brown, son of Kempton Brown and Margaret Vaughan, on 6 May 1920 at New Ross, Nova Scotia. She was 28. He was 28.6,5 Annie Alalia Bezanson died on 13 April 1972 at Forties, Nova Scotia, at age 80.5 She was buried in New Baptist Cemetery, Forties, Nova Scotia.5

Census Summary

1890
Birth
1891
1900
Census
1901
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
Death
1972

Census, Residence

Census1901Annie Alalia Bezanson appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of William Bezanson and Julia Collins at New Ross, Nova Scotia.4
Census1911Lindsay LeRoy Gates and Annie Alalia Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 at New Ross, Nova Scotia.7
Census1921Carey Chipman Brown and Annie Alalia Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 at Chester, Nova Scotia, with Morley Kempton Brown, Lester Brown, Millage Conyers Gates, Lindsay Clyde Gates and Gladys Annie Gates.8
Last Edited12 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77.
  2. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Bezanson, Annie Alalia; Registration Year: 1891; Page: 99000804, a delayed entry from 20 April 1954.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77, 150.
  4. [S458] Lunenburg County GenWeb, "1901 Canadian Census Extracts for Lunenburg County", District=z - New Ross, Page=17, Bezanson, William.
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 150.
  6. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Bezanson, Annie Alalia; Registration Year: 1891; Page: 99000804, a delayed entry from 20 April 1954, supporting documentation included with the record includes marriage information.
  7. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; New Ross, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Page: 3; Family: 19; Lines: 2-3.
  8. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; New Ross West, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 8; Lines: 46-50; Page: 9; Lines: 1-2.
  9. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 150, 225.
  10. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 160.

Lindsay LeRoy Gates

M, #699, b. March 1890, d. 1914
FatherJames Gates b. 20 Apr 1835
MotherAda McDow

Family

Annie Alalia Bezanson b. 18 May 1891, d. 13 Apr 1972
Children
     Lindsay LeRoy Gates was born in March 1890.1,2 He married Annie Alalia Bezanson, daughter of William Bezanson and Julia Collins.2 Lindsay LeRoy Gates was killed in a hunting accident in 1914.2 He was buried in Old Baptist Cemetery, Forties, Nova Scotia.

Census Summary

1890
Birth
1890
1900
1910
Census
1911
Death
1914

Census, Residence

Census1911Lindsay LeRoy Gates and Annie Alalia Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 at New Ross, Nova Scotia.1
Last Edited12 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; New Ross, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Page: 3; Family: 19; Lines: 2-3.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 150.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 150, 225.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 160.

Carey Chipman Brown

M, #700, b. 24 March 1892, d. 14 November 1957
FatherKempton Brown1 b. 7 Apr 1857, d. 10 Oct 1901
MotherMargaret Vaughan1 b. 1870, d. 1918

Family

Annie Alalia Bezanson b. 18 May 1891, d. 13 Apr 1972
Children
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Carey Chipman Brown was born on 24 March 1892.1 He married Annie Alalia Bezanson, daughter of William Bezanson and Julia Collins, on 6 May 1920 at New Ross, Nova Scotia. He was 28. She was 28.2,1 Carey Chipman Brown died on 14 November 1957 at age 65.1 He was buried in New Baptist Cemetery, Forties, Nova Scotia.1

Census Summary

1890
Birth
1892
1900
1910
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
Death
1957

Census, Residence

Census1921Carey Chipman Brown and Annie Alalia Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 at Chester, Nova Scotia, with Morley Kempton Brown, Lester Brown, Millage Conyers Gates, Lindsay Clyde Gates and Gladys Annie Gates.3
Last Edited12 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 150.
  2. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Bezanson, Annie Alalia; Registration Year: 1891; Page: 99000804, a delayed entry from 20 April 1954, supporting documentation included with the record includes marriage information.
  3. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; New Ross West, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 8; Lines: 46-50; Page: 9; Lines: 1-2.