Ethel Adelia Bezanson1

F, #701, b. 12 December 1892, d. 19 March 1964
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 241.2
FatherWilliam Bezanson b. 22 Jan 1849, d. 27 Nov 1935
MotherJulia Collins b. 25 Feb 1857, d. 21 Nov 1911

Family

Roderick Lee Hiltz b. 9 Sep 1887, d. 3 Sep 1967
Children
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Ethel Adelia Bezanson was born on 12 December 1892 at New Ross, Nova Scotia.3,1,4 She married Roderick Lee Hiltz, son of Edmund Hiltz and Mary Eliza Hiltz, on 15 March 1908. She was 15. He was 20.5 Ethel Adelia Bezanson died on 19 March 1964 at age 71.2

Census Summary

1890
Birth
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1930
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1960
Death
1964

Census, Residence

Census1901Ethel Adelia Bezanson appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of William Bezanson and Julia Collins at New Ross, Nova Scotia.4
Census1911Roderick Lee Hiltz and Ethel Adelia Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 at Forties, Nova Scotia, with Harriett Eliza Hiltz and Vena Leona Hiltz.6
Census1921Roderick Lee Hiltz and Ethel Adelia Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 at New Ross, Nova Scotia, with Harriett Eliza Hiltz, Elva Ina Hiltz, Viola Blanche Hiltz and Miles Hiltz. The enumeration also includes "Bagde" [?] Hiltz, female, a daughter, age 7. My guess is that "Bagde" is actually Boyd, and should be listed as male, a son.7
Last Edited31 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77, 151.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77.
  3. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Bezanson, Ethel Adelia; Registration Year: 1892; Page: 99100242, a delayed entry from 29 October 1957.
  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, 77, 151, which gives two dates: 15 Mar 1908 and 23 Mar 1908.
  6. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; New Ross, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Family: 32; Page: 4.
  7. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; New Ross West, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 7; Lines: 35-41.
  8. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 151.

Roderick Lee Hiltz1

M, #702, b. 9 September 1887, d. 3 September 1967
FatherEdmund Hiltz2 b. 25 Jan 1854, d. 1918
MotherMary Eliza Hiltz2 b. 30 May 1864, d. 16 Jun 1909

Family

Ethel Adelia Bezanson b. 12 Dec 1892, d. 19 Mar 1964
Children
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Roderick Lee Hiltz was born on 9 September 1887.1 In Bezansons from Nova Scotia, Roderick is identified as the son of Edmund and Mary Eliza Hiltz, and also as the grandson of Hannah Sophia Bezanson.2 He married Ethel Adelia Bezanson, daughter of William Bezanson and Julia Collins, on 15 March 1908. He was 20. She was 15.3 Roderick Lee Hiltz died on 3 September 1967 at age 79.1

Census Summary

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Birth
1887
1890
1900
1910
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1920
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1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
Death
1967

Census, Residence

Census1911Roderick Lee Hiltz and Ethel Adelia Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 at Forties, Nova Scotia, with Harriett Eliza Hiltz and Vena Leona Hiltz.4
Census1921Roderick Lee Hiltz and Ethel Adelia Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 at New Ross, Nova Scotia, with Harriett Eliza Hiltz, Elva Ina Hiltz, Viola Blanche Hiltz and Miles Hiltz. The enumeration also includes "Bagde" [?] Hiltz, female, a daughter, age 7. My guess is that "Bagde" is actually Boyd, and should be listed as male, a son.5
Last Edited31 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 151.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 25, 77, 151.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77, 151, which gives two dates: 15 Mar 1908 and 23 Mar 1908.
  4. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; New Ross, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Family: 32; Page: 4.
  5. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; New Ross West, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 7; Lines: 35-41.

Eva Alena Bezanson1

F, #703, b. 18 April 1894, d. 30 April 1985
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 242.2
FatherWilliam Bezanson b. 22 Jan 1849, d. 27 Nov 1935
MotherJulia Collins b. 25 Feb 1857, d. 21 Nov 1911

Family

George Hubley b. 9 Nov 1891, d. 30 Aug 1970
Children
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Eva Alena Bezanson was also known as Eva Lena Bezanson. She was born on 18 April 1894 at New Ross, Nova Scotia.1,3,4 She was baptized on 3 July 1910.5 She married George Hubley, son of David Hubley and Clara Hiltz.3 Eva Alena Bezanson died on 30 April 1985 at Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia, at age 91.6,3 She was buried in Park Cemetery, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia.6

     Obituary from The Bridgewater Bulletin (Bridgewater, Nova Scotia):
Eva E. Hubley, 91, Mahone Bay, died Tuesday, April 30, 1985, at Eastern Passage.

Born in New Ross, she was the daughter of the late William and Julia (Collins) Bezanson.

She is survived by three sons, Lindsay, Mahone Bay; Robert and Roy, both of New Cornwall; a sister, Mrs. Olive Kempton in Massachusetts; 16 grandchildren and several great grandchildren; and a few great great grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband, George; eight sisters, Lois, Hattie, Agnes, Jennie, Annie, Flossie,Ruby, and Lottie; and three brothers, Jim, Steve, and George. The funeral was held from the United Baptist Church, Mahone Bay, officiated by Lic. Dale Rose. Interment in Park Cemetery, Mahone Bay.6

Census Summary

1890
Birth
1894
1900
Census
1901
1910
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1911
1920
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1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
Death
1985

Census, Residence

Census1901Eva Alena Bezanson appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of William Bezanson and Julia Collins at New Ross, Nova Scotia.4
Census1911Eva Alena Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of William Bezanson and Julia Collins at New Ross, Nova Scotia.7
Census1921George Hubley and Eva Alena Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 at Barss Corner, Nova Scotia, with Robert Russell Hubley, Leroy R. Hubley and Lindsay Herman Hubley.8
Last Edited26 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Bezanson, Eva Alena; Registration Year: 1894; Page: 99100261, a delayed entry from 21 June 1958.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77, 152.
  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, 152.
  6. [S662] Roberta Joudrey, "Nova Scotia Obituaries", citing Eva E. Hubley, 30 April 1985.
  7. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; New Ross, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Page: 1; Family: 6; Lines: 29-34.
  8. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Barss´ Corners, Union Square, Watford, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 9; Lines: 26-32.

George Hubley

M, #704, b. 9 November 1891, d. 30 August 1970
FatherDavid Hubley1
MotherClara Hiltz1

Family

Eva Alena Bezanson b. 18 Apr 1894, d. 30 Apr 1985
Children
     George Hubley was born on 9 November 1891.1 He married Eva Alena Bezanson, daughter of William Bezanson and Julia Collins.2 George Hubley died on 30 August 1970 at age 78.1

Census Summary

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

Census, Residence

Census1921George Hubley and Eva Alena Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 at Barss Corner, Nova Scotia, with Robert Russell Hubley, Leroy R. Hubley and Lindsay Herman Hubley.3
Last Edited13 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 152.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77, 152.
  3. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Barss´ Corners, Union Square, Watford, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 9; Lines: 26-32.

Olive Irene Bezanson

F, #705, b. 3 February 1899, d. 24 May 1997
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
     Olive Irene Bezanson was born on 3 February 1899 at New Ross, Nova Scotia.1,2,3 A quote from the "Glancing Over Nova Scotia" article in the Halifax Herald, 19 July 1923, "Miss Olive Bezanson, of Boston, is visiting her sister, Mrs. Amos Gates."4 She married Charles Kempton.1 Olive Irene raised step children, but had none of her own.1 Olive Irene Bezanson died on 24 May 1997 at Colonial Nursing Home, Weymouth, Massachusetts, at age 98.5,6

     Obituary from The Patriot Ledger (Quincy, Massachusetts), 28 May 1997:
QUINCY -- Olive Irene (Bezanson) Kempton, 98, a retired private duty nurse, died Saturday at the Colonial Nursing Home in Weymouth following a short ilness. A native of New Ross, Nova Scotia, Mrs. Kempton was a private duty nurse and home health care worker for many years. She moved to the Boston area as a young adult. She lived at the Fenno House elderly housing complex for more than 25 years and moved to the nursing home in Weymouth two weeks ago.

She is survived by her nephew, Norman Hawes of Weymouth; two cousins and many nieces and nephews in Nova Scotia.

A funeral service was held Wednesday morning at the Wollaston Chapel of Deware Funeral Home. Burial was in Pine Hill Cemetery.7

Census Summary

1890
Birth
1899
1900
Census
1901
1910
Census
1911
1920
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
Death
1997

Census, Residence

Census1901Olive Irene Bezanson appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of William Bezanson and Julia Collins at New Ross, Nova Scotia.2
Census1911Olive Irene Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of William Bezanson and Julia Collins at New Ross, Nova Scotia.8
Last Edited24 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77.
  2. [S458] Lunenburg County GenWeb, "1901 Canadian Census Extracts for Lunenburg County", District=z - New Ross, Page=17, Bezanson, William.
  3. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Bezanson, Olive Irene; Registration Year: 1904; Page: 70504702; a delayed entry recorded 9 September 1929.
  4. [S494] Vern Keddy and Brenda Keddy, "Glancing Over Nova Scotia", August 27, 2001, Thursday, July 19, 1923.
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 77, where her death date is given as 28 Feb 1989 but the obituary source seems more reliable.
  6. [S367] Ancestry.com, "UMI Obituaries, 1990-1997", 2 April 2000.
  7. [S473] Unknown compiler, "Patriot Ledger Obituaries, 1993-1999", May 28, 1997, Page 36, Olive I. Kempton.
  8. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; New Ross, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Page: 1; Family: 6; Lines: 29-34.

Elijah Bezanson

M, #707, b. 15 May 1851, d. 27 January 1935
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 110.1
FatherElias Bezanson b. 14 May 1815, d. 13 Feb 1903
MotherNancy Ann Hiltz b. 3 Mar 1817, d. 18 Mar 1894

Family 1

Sarah Hiltz b. c 1873, d. 1902
Children

Family 2

Charlotte Leopold b. 1889, d. 1982
Children
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Elijah Bezanson was born on 15 May 1851.2,3 He married Sarah Hiltz, daughter of David Hiltz and Nancy Pineo, on 20 February 1895 at Chester, Nova Scotia. He was 43.4 Elijah Bezanson married Charlotte Leopold, daughter of Burton Leopold, on 24 September 1903 at Aaldersville🌏. He was 52. The ceremony was performed by Reverend A.H. Whitman.4 Elijah Bezanson died on 27 January 1935 at age 83.2,5 He was buried in St. James Anglican Church Cemetery, Aaldersville, Nova Scotia.5

Census Summary

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Birth
1851
1860
1870
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1890
1900
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
Death
1935

Census, Residence

Census1911Elijah Bezanson and Charlotte Leopold appeared on the census of 1911 at Aldersville, Nova Scotia, with Viola Rebecca Bezanson, Norman Perry Bezanson, Bertha Maude Bezanson, Grace Emmeline Bezanson, Edgar Elias Bezanson and Percy Oswald Bezanson.6
Census1921Elijah Bezanson and Charlotte Leopold appeared on the census of 1921 at Aldersville, Nova Scotia, with Edgar Elias Bezanson, Percy Oswald Bezanson, Gordon Elijah Bezanson, Bertha Maude Bezanson, Grace Emmeline Bezanson and Hilda Blanche Bezanson.7
Last Edited13 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 26.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 26, 80.
  3. [S478] Edmund West, "Family Data Collection - Individual Records", Bezanson, Elijah, Father=Bezanson, Elias, Mother=Hiltz, Nancy, Birth Date=15 May 1851, State(Prov)=NS, Country=Canada.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 80.
  5. [S468] George Newbury, "St. James Anglican Cemetery, Aaldersville", Surname=BEZANSON, Givenname=Elijah, Dates=1852 - 1935.
  6. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; New Ross, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Family: 42; Page: 5; Lines: 29-36.
  7. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; New Ross East, Aldersville, Mill Road, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 16; Lines: 5-12.
  8. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 80, 158.
  9. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 80, 159.

Sarah Hiltz

F, #708, b. circa 1873, d. 1902
FatherDavid Hiltz
MotherNancy Pineo1

Family

Elijah Bezanson b. 15 May 1851, d. 27 Jan 1935
Children
     Sarah Hiltz was born circa 1873.1 She married Elijah Bezanson, son of Elias Bezanson and Nancy Ann Hiltz, on 20 February 1895 at Chester, Nova Scotia. He was 43.1 Sarah Hiltz died in 1902.1
Last Edited24 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 80.

Charlotte Leopold1

F, #709, b. 1889, d. 1982
FatherBurton Leopold1

Family

Elijah Bezanson b. 15 May 1851, d. 27 Jan 1935
Children
     Charlotte Leopold was born in 1889.2,3 She was also known as Lottie Leopold.1 She married Elijah Bezanson, son of Elias Bezanson and Nancy Ann Hiltz, on 24 September 1903 at Aaldersville🌏. He was 52. The ceremony was performed by Reverend A.H. Whitman.1 Charlotte Leopold married William Turbitt.3 Charlotte Leopold died in 1982.1,3 She was buried in St. James Anglican Church Cemetery, Aaldersville, Nova Scotia.3

Census Summary

1880
Birth
1889
1890
1900
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
Death
1982

Census, Residence

Census1911Elijah Bezanson and Charlotte Leopold appeared on the census of 1911 at Aldersville, Nova Scotia, with Viola Rebecca Bezanson, Norman Perry Bezanson, Bertha Maude Bezanson, Grace Emmeline Bezanson, Edgar Elias Bezanson and Percy Oswald Bezanson.4
Census1921Elijah Bezanson and Charlotte Leopold appeared on the census of 1921 at Aldersville, Nova Scotia, with Edgar Elias Bezanson, Percy Oswald Bezanson, Gordon Elijah Bezanson, Bertha Maude Bezanson, Grace Emmeline Bezanson and Hilda Blanche Bezanson.5
Last Edited24 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 80.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 80, where her birth date is "ca. 1887."
  3. [S468] George Newbury, "St. James Anglican Cemetery, Aaldersville", Surname=BEZANSON, Givenname=Charlotte (Lottie), Dates=1889 - 1982, Comments=Charlotte m 2nd William TURBITT.
  4. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; New Ross, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Family: 42; Page: 5; Lines: 29-36.
  5. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; New Ross East, Aldersville, Mill Road, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 16; Lines: 5-12.
  6. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 80, 158.
  7. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 80, 159.

Viola Rebecca Bezanson

F, #710, b. 7 February 1896, d. 1974
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 251.1
FatherElijah Bezanson b. 15 May 1851, d. 27 Jan 1935
MotherSarah Hiltz b. c 1873, d. 1902

Family

Clarence Morton Reeves b. 26 Nov 1885, d. 31 Jan 1980
Child
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Viola Rebecca Bezanson was born on 7 February 1896.1 She married Clarence Morton Reeves, son of John Williamson Reeves and Elizabeth Kedy, on 2 November 1925 at Christ Church, New Ross, Nova Scotia. She was 29. He was 39.2,3 Viola Rebecca Bezanson died in 1974.4,5 She was buried in Christ Anglican Church Cemetery (New), New Ross, Nova Scotia.5

Census Summary

1890
Birth
1896
1900
1910
Census
1911
1920
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
Death
1974

Census, Residence

Census1911Viola Rebecca Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Elijah Bezanson and Charlotte Leopold at Aldersville, Nova Scotia.6
Last Edited4 Sep 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 80.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 156.
  3. [S356] Bryan Keddy, "Keddy's of Nova Scotia."
  4. [S2] Gracie Emeline Russell Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 30 December 1997.
  5. [S466] Lori Hughes, "Christ Anglican Church Cemetery (New)."
  6. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; New Ross, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Family: 42; Page: 5; Lines: 29-36.

Clarence Morton Reeves1

M, #711, b. 26 November 1885, d. 31 January 1980
FatherJohn Williamson Reeves b. 5 Jun 1843, d. 13 Aug 1921
MotherElizabeth Kedy b. 19 Nov 1845, d. 5 Jul 1908

Family

Viola Rebecca Bezanson b. 7 Feb 1896, d. 1974
Child
     Clarence Morton Reeves was also known as Morton Reeves.2 He was born on 26 November 1885 at New Ross, Nova Scotia.3,1 He was baptized on 24 April 1886.1 Clarence Morton Reeves lived at Forties. He married Viola Rebecca Bezanson, daughter of Elijah Bezanson and Sarah Hiltz, on 2 November 1925 at Christ Church, New Ross, Nova Scotia. He was 39. She was 29.4,1 Clarence Morton Reeves was buried in Christ Anglican Church Cemetery (New), New Ross, Nova Scotia.5 He died on 31 January 1980 at New Ross, Nova Scotia, at age 94.3,1
Last Edited4 Sep 2001

Citations

  1. [S356] Bryan Keddy, "Keddy's of Nova Scotia."
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 80, 156.
  3. [S466] Lori Hughes, "Christ Anglican Church Cemetery (New)", REEVES - Clarence Morton 1885 - 1980, His wife Viola Rebecca 1896 - 1974.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 156.
  5. [S466] Lori Hughes, "Christ Anglican Church Cemetery (New)."

Donald Henry Reeves1

M, #712, b. 3 August 1926, d. 16 September 1984
FatherClarence Morton Reeves b. 26 Nov 1885, d. 31 Jan 1980
MotherViola Rebecca Bezanson b. 7 Feb 1896, d. 1974
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Donald Henry Reeves was born on 3 August 1926. He married Marie Virginia Boylan.2 Donald Henry Reeves died on 16 September 1984 at Halifax Infirmary, Halifax, Nova Scotia, at age 58.3,4

     Death Notice from The Halifax Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 18 September 1984:
NEW ROSS - Donald Henry Reeves, 59, of New Ross, died Sept. 16 in the Halifax Infirmary.

Born in New Ross, he was a son of the late Morton and Viola (Bezanson) Reeves. He owned and operated his own trucking firm. He was also a woodsman most of his life in the New Ross area. He was a member of St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, New Ross. He was a member of New Ross Volunteer Fire Department and was an avid fisherman.

He is survived by his wife, the former Marie Boylan; three sons, Peter and Alan, both of New Ross, and David, Halifax; two daughters, Kim (Mrs. William Schleich), and Joan, both of New Ross; two brothers, Roy and Marshall, New Ross; a sister, Pauline Patterson, Aylesford; two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. The body rested in H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, New Ross. Funeral was held Sept. 19 in St. Patrick's Church, Re. Ken Robertson officiating, with burial in New Ross Catholic Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.3
He was buried in St. Patricks R. C. Cemetery, Mill Road, New Ross, Nova Scotia.1
Last Edited7 Feb 2015

Citations

  1. [S356] Bryan Keddy, "Keddy's of Nova Scotia."
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia.
  3. [S2] Reeves, Donald Henry Death Notice, The Halifax Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 18 September 1984.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 156 ("1984").

Marie Virginia Boylan1

F, #713, b. circa 1933, d. 30 August 2006
     Marie Virginia Boylan was born circa 1933 at New Ross, Nova Scotia.2 She married Donald Henry Reeves, son of Clarence Morton Reeves and Viola Rebecca Bezanson.3 Marie Virginia Boylan died on 30 August 2006 at Hillside Pines Nursing Home, Bridegwater, Nova Scotia.2 She was buried on 2 September 2006 in St. Patrick's Cemetery, New Ross, Nova Scotia.2

     Death Notice from The Halifax Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 1 September 2006:
REEVES, Marie Virginia - 73, New Ross, passed away Wednesday, August 30, 2006, in Hillside Pines Nursing Home, Bridgewater, with her family by her side.

Born in New Ross, she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Alice (Skerry) Boylan. Marie was a member of St. Pat's Roman Catholic Church, New Ross, for many years. Marie was a very loving and caring mother, grandmother and friend, and will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

Marie is survived by daughters, Kim Schleich, New Ross; Joan (Corey) Greek, Sunnybrook, Lunenburg Co; sons, Peter, Chester Basin; David (Andrea), Barss Corner; Alan (Suzanne), Centreville; brothers, Ross, Hardwoodlands; Bill, New Ross, and Ed, Bridgewater; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Marie was predeceased by her loving husband, Donald (1984); sister, Shirley.

Visitation for Marie will be held 7-9 p.m. today in H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, 38 Forties Rd., New Ross (902-689-2961). Funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 2, in St. Pat's Roman Catholic Church, New Ross, Father Chinedu Chukwu officiating, with burial in St. Pat's Roman Catholic Church Cemetery, Mill Road. Family flowers only please; however, donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Dalhousie Medical Research or Geriatric Medicine Research at QEII Foundation.2
Last Edited7 Feb 2015

Citations

  1. [S2] Reeves, Donald Henry Death Notice, The Halifax Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 18 September 1984.
  2. [S2] Reeves, Marie Virginia Death Notice, The Halifax Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 1 September 2006.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia.

Norman Perry Bezanson

M, #718, b. 16 June 1898, d. 24 January 1981
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 252.1
FatherElijah Bezanson b. 15 May 1851, d. 27 Jan 1935
MotherSarah Hiltz b. c 1873, d. 1902

Family

Lola Belle Corbett b. 1903, d. 21 Nov 1997
Children
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Norman Perry Bezanson was born on 16 June 1898 at New Ross, Nova Scotia.2,1,3 He married Lola Belle Corbett, daughter of Bartley Corbett and Catherine DeWinter, on 13 February 1923 at Kentville, Nova Scotia. He was 24.4,2,5 Norman Perry Bezanson and Lola Belle Corbett lived at New Minas, Nova Scotia.5 Norman Perry Bezanson died on 24 January 1981 at Kentville, Nova Scotia, at age 82.1,3,6 He was buried in Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill, Nova Scotia.3 His estate was probated at Kings County, Nova Scotia.6

Census Summary

1890
Birth
1898
1900
1910
Census
1911
1920
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
Death
1981

Census, Residence

Census1911Norman Perry Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Elijah Bezanson and Charlotte Leopold at Aldersville, Nova Scotia.7
Last Edited7 May 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 80.
  2. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Bezanson, Norman Perry; Registration Year: 1898; Page: 99100681; a delayed entry recorded 24 August 1965.
  3. [S351] Family History Committee, Cemetery Records of Kings County, Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill, Section 4, Stone 101, "Norman P. Bezanson, 1898 - 1981, his wife, Lola B. Bezanson, 1903 - 1997."
  4. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Bezanson, Norman Perry; Corbett, Lola B; Registration Year: 1923; Book: 34; Page: 425.
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 157.
  6. [S352] Family History Committee, Probate Records of Kings County, BEZANSON, Norman Perry, Date=11 Feb 1981, PlaceOfDeath=Kentville, Residence=New Minas, FileID=8622.
  7. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; New Ross, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Family: 42; Page: 5; Lines: 29-36.

Lola Belle Corbett

F, #719, b. 1903, d. 21 November 1997
FatherBartley Corbett b. 23 Mar 1874
MotherCatherine DeWinter b. 20 Nov 1882

Family

Norman Perry Bezanson b. 16 Jun 1898, d. 24 Jan 1981
Children
     Lola Belle Corbett was born in 1903 at South Alton, Nova Scotia.1,2,3 She married Norman Perry Bezanson, son of Elijah Bezanson and Sarah Hiltz, on 13 February 1923 at Kentville, Nova Scotia. He was 24.4,5,1 Lola Belle Corbett and Norman Perry Bezanson lived at New Minas, Nova Scotia.1 Lola Belle Corbett died on 21 November 1997 at Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville, Nova Scotia.2,6 She was buried on 25 November 1997 in Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill, Nova Scotia.6,2

     Death Notice from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 24 November 1997:
BEZANSON, Lola Belle - 94, Grand View Manor, Berwick, formerly of New Minas, Kings Co., died November 21, 1997, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville.

Born in South Alton, Kings Co., she was a daughter of the late Bartley and Catherine (DeWinter) Corbett. She was a member of St. James Anglican Church, Kentville, and the South Alton Fellowship Club.

Surviving are daughter, Eileen (Mrs. Clifford Rafuse), New Minas; sons, Lawson, Torbrook, Annapolis Co; Gerald, North Alton, 19 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband, Norman; son, Alden; borthers Lawson, William, Murray, four grandchildren.

Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 2 p.m. Tuesday, both in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Kentville, Rev. Carol Goodine officiating. Burial in Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill.2
Last Edited7 May 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 157.
  2. [S2] Lola Belle Bezanson Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 24 November 1997.
  3. [S351] Family History Committee, Cemetery Records of Kings County, Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill, Section 4, Stone 101, "Norman P. Bezanson, 1898 - 1981, his wife, Lola B. Bezanson, 1903 - 1997."
  4. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Bezanson, Norman Perry; Corbett, Lola B; Registration Year: 1923; Book: 34; Page: 425.
  5. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Bezanson, Norman Perry; Registration Year: 1898; Page: 99100681; a delayed entry recorded 24 August 1965.
  6. [S351] Family History Committee, Cemetery Records of Kings County, Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill, Section 0, Stone 101, "Died 21 Nov. 1997, age 94. Born South Alton Kings Co. s/o Bartley and Catherine (DeWinter) Corbett. W/o Norman Bezanson."

Alden Bartley Bezanson

M, #720, b. 8 April 1928, d. February 1993
FatherNorman Perry Bezanson b. 16 Jun 1898, d. 24 Jan 1981
MotherLola Belle Corbett b. 1903, d. 21 Nov 1997

Family

Children
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Alden Bartley Bezanson was born on 8 April 1928 at South Alton, Nova Scotia.1,2 He died in February 1993 at age 64.3 He was buried on 8 February 1993 in Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill, Nova Scotia.4

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 8 February 1993:
BEZANSON, Alden - 64, South Alton, Kings County, died February 5, 1993, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville.

Born in South Alton, he was a son of Lola (Corbett) Bezanson, Torbrook, and the late Norman Bezanson. He lived in South Alton all of his life and worked throughout the Valley area as a trucker. He was an avid woodsman.

He is survived by a stepdaughter, Jo-Anne (Mrs. Charles Bezanson), Hillaton, Kings County; four sons, Mervin, Moncton; Brian, Dale, both of North Alton; Garth, South Alton; sister, Eileen Rafuse, New Minas; two brothers, Lawson, Torbrook, Annapolis County; Gerald, North Alton; seven grandchildren; three step-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by a daughter, Debbie; son, Wayne.

The body is in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Kentville, where funeral will be 2 p.m. today, Dr. Freeman Fenerty officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill.2
Last Edited1 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 157.
  2. [S2] Bezanson, Alden Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 8 February 1993.
  3. [S351] Family History Committee, Cemetery Records of Kings County, Section 8, Stone 19, "Alden Bezanson died Feb 1993, age 72; s/o Norman & Lola [Corbett] Bezanson."
  4. [S351] Family History Committee, Cemetery Records of Kings County, Elm Grove Cemetery, Section 8, Stone 19, "Alden Bezanson died Feb 1993, age 72; s/o Norman & Lola [Corbett] Bezanson. [Obit Hlfx. Herald]". His birth date to his death date is only 64 years, and his obituary says he was 64.