George Bezanson

M, #1001
FatherWilliam Bezanson b. 1 Jul 1793, d. Nov 1868
MotherLydia Melvin b. bt 1793 - 1795
RelationshipGreat-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     
     From Elaine Hoare in Bezansons from Nova Scotia, "George lived at Country Harbour, possibly Halifax and also Vancouver."
Last Edited3 Aug 2001

John Bezanson

M, #1002, b. circa 1825, d. before 28 September 1867
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 054.1
FatherWilliam Bezanson b. 1 Jul 1793, d. Nov 1868
MotherLydia Melvin b. bt 1793 - 1795

Family

Mary Cossby b. c 1835
Children
RelationshipGreat-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     John Bezanson was also known as William John Bezanson. He was born circa 1825.2 He married Mary Cossby on 26 January 1859 at St. Mary's, Guysborough County, Nova Scotia.2 John Bezanson died before 28 September 1867 when his widow remarried.2
Last Edited17 Jun 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 10.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 42.

Mary Cossby

F, #1003, b. circa 1835

Family

John Bezanson b. c 1825, d. b 28 Sep 1867
Children
     Mary Cossby was born circa 1835.1 She married John Bezanson, son of William Bezanson and Lydia Melvin, on 26 January 1859 at St. Mary's, Guysborough County, Nova Scotia.1 Mary Cossby married John Martin Palmer on 28 September 1867 at Halifax, Nova Scotia.1
Last Edited17 Jun 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 42.

Hannah Bezanson

F, #1004, b. circa 1829, d. 26 December 1898
FatherWilliam Bezanson b. 1 Jul 1793, d. Nov 1868
MotherLydia Melvin b. bt 1793 - 1795

Family

James Jackson
Children
RelationshipGreat-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Hannah Bezanson was born circa 1829 at Nova Scotia.1,2 She married James Jackson on 18 August 1846 at Halifax, Nova Scotia.3,4 Hannah Bezanson married Peter Etter on 9 November 1880 at Halifax, Nova Scotia.5,4 Hannah Bezanson died on 26 December 1898 at Halifax, Nova Scotia.6 She was buried in Camp Hill Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia.7

Census Summary

1820
Birth
1829
1830
1840
1850
1860
1870
1880
Census
1881
1890
Census
1891
Death
1898

Census, Residence

Census1881Peter Etter and Hannah Bezanson appeared on the census of 1881 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, with John Etter, Uriah Etter, Charles Alfred Jackson, Emma Jackson, Anna Maud Jackson, George Richardson Jackson and Lydia Melvin.1
Census1891Peter Etter and Hannah Bezanson appeared on the census of 1891 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, with George Richardson Jackson, Charles Alfred Jackson, Emma Jackson and Anna Maud Jackson.8
Last Edited29 May 2015

Citations

  1. [S5] 1881 Canadian Census; Ward 6, Halifax City, Nova Scotia; Roll: C_13168; Family: 404; Page: 89.
  2. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Hannah Etter; Registration Year: 1898; Page: 211; Number: 63; her age is given as 74 which would make her birth year circa 1824.
  3. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Bezanson, Hannah; Jackson, James; Registration Year: 1846; Book: 1800; Page: 8911.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 10.
  5. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Jackson, Hannah; Etter, Peter; Registration Year: 1880; Book: 1817; Page: 68; Number: 424.
  6. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Hannah Etter; Registration Year: 1898; Page: 211; Number: 63; the occupation listed is "coal agent" which matches her husband Peter's occupation in the 1891 census.
  7. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Hannah Etter; Registration Year: 1898; Page: 211; Number: 63.
  8. [S5] 1891 Canadian Census; Ward 6a, Halifax City, Nova Scotia; Roll: T-6314; Family: 161; Page: 40; Lines: 4-9.
  9. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", James Jackson; Elizabeth Hallaran; Registration Year: 1869; Book: 1815; Page: 115; Number: 41.
  10. [S520] Susan Hanes, "Bezansons in North America," e-mail to John Cardinal, 23 April 2015.
  11. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Jackson, Emma H; Registration Year: 1938; Book: 171; Page: 578.
  12. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Jackson, Anna Maud; Registration Year: 1943; Book: 205; Page: 826.
  13. [S445] Family Search Internet, "Nova Scotia Births and Baptisms, 1702-1896", Jackson, Grace; 11 March 1867.
  14. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Jackson, George Richardson; Registration Year: 1957; Page: 6667.

Deborah Bezanson

F, #1007, b. circa 1831, d. 1866
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 056.1
FatherWilliam Bezanson b. 1 Jul 1793, d. Nov 1868
MotherLydia Melvin b. bt 1793 - 1795

Family

Ebenezer Taylor b. c 1837, d. 1892
Children
RelationshipGreat-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Deborah Bezanson was born circa 1831.1 She married Ebenezer Taylor circa 1861.2 Deborah Bezanson died in 1866.1
Last Edited9 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 10.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 42.
  3. [S7] New England Historic Genealogical Society, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910", Bezanson, Rebecca; Death Certificate; Volume: 1915/89; Page: 91.

Samuel Bezanson

M, #1009
FatherWilliam Bezanson b. 1 Jul 1793, d. Nov 1868
MotherLydia Melvin b. bt 1793 - 1795
RelationshipGreat-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
Last Edited15 Feb 1999

Naomi Bezanson

F, #1010, b. between 1834 and 1836
FatherWilliam Bezanson b. 1 Jul 1793, d. Nov 1868
MotherLydia Melvin b. bt 1793 - 1795
RelationshipGreat-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Naomi Bezanson was born between 1834 and 1836.1 She was "living with her widowed mother, Lydia, in 1871, Forks St. Mary's, then went to Truro where she m. 15 dec. 1887, James King, s/o James & Bridget. He was b. Ireland, 1857."1 She married James King, son of James King and Bridget (?), on 15 December 1887 at Truro, Nova Scotia.1 Naomi Bezanson married Jesse Ogden on 4 November 1903 at New Brunswick.2
Last Edited16 Feb 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 10.
  2. [S860] Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, "Vital Statistics from Government Records", Marriage Certificate; Microfilm F15907, Westmoreland County, Code B4/1903, Number 2756, Naomi (Bezanson) King and Jesse Ogden, 4 November 1903.

James King

M, #1011, b. 1857
FatherJames King
MotherBridget (?)
     James King was born in 1857 at Ireland.1 He married Naomi Bezanson, daughter of William Bezanson and Lydia Melvin, on 15 December 1887 at Truro, Nova Scotia.1
Last Edited5 May 2000

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 10.

Phoebe Bezanson

F, #1012, b. 23 August 1817, d. after 1891
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 051.1
FatherWilliam Bezanson b. 1 Jul 1793, d. Nov 1868
MotherLydia Melvin b. bt 1793 - 1795

Family

Edward Holley b. c 1809
Children
RelationshipGreat-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Phoebe Bezanson was born on 23 August 1817 at Chester, Nova Scotia.2,3 She married Edward Holley.4 Phoebe Bezanson died after 1891.3

Census Summary

1810
Birth
1817
1820
1830
1840
1850
1860
1870
Census
1871
1880
Census
1881
1890
Census
1891
Death
1891

Census, Residence

Census1871Edward Holley and Phoebe Bezanson appeared on the census of 1871 at Isaac's Harbour, Nova Scotia, with Annie Holley, Simon George Holley, Reuben Holley and Augustus Levi Holley.5
Census1881Edward Holley and Phoebe Bezanson appeared on the census of 1881 at Isaac's Harbour, Nova Scotia, with Reuben Holley and Augustus Levi Holley.6
Census1891Phoebe Bezanson appeared on the census of 1891 in the household of James H. Taylor and Caroline E. Holley at Isaac's Harbour, Nova Scotia.7
Last Edited7 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 10.
  2. [S41] Lunenburg County GenWeb Project, "Chester Township Book - Births", June 20, 1999.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 41, 10.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 41.
  5. [S5] 1871 Canadian Census; Isaacs Harbour, Guysborough, Nova Scotia; Roll: C-10563; Family: 14; Page: 4.
  6. [S5] 1881 Canadian Census; Isaacs Harbour, Guysborough, Nova Scotia; Roll: C_13168; Family: 131; Page: 32.
  7. [S5] 1891 Canadian Census; Isaacs Harbour, Guysborough, Nova Scotia; Roll: T-6313; Family: 27; Page: 6-7.

Mariah Bezanson

F, #1014, b. 20 September 1819, d. after 1871
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 052.1
FatherWilliam Bezanson b. 1 Jul 1793, d. Nov 1868
MotherLydia Melvin b. bt 1793 - 1795
RelationshipGreat-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Mariah Bezanson was born on 20 September 1819 at Chester, Nova Scotia.2,3 She married William Holley on 28 December 1852 at Cole Harbor, Nova Scotia. She was 33.4 Mariah Bezanson died after 1871.1
Last Edited23 Nov 2000

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 10.
  2. [S41] Lunenburg County GenWeb Project, "Chester Township Book - Births", June 20, 1999.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 41, 10.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 41.

Caroline Bezanson

F, #1016, b. between 1822 and 1827
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 053.1
FatherWilliam Bezanson b. 1 Jul 1793, d. Nov 1868
MotherLydia Melvin b. bt 1793 - 1795

Family

Joseph C. Fenton b. 1821, d. 1870
Children
RelationshipGreat-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Caroline Bezanson was born between 1822 and 1827.1,2 She married Joseph C. Fenton, son of Joseph Fenton and Sophia (?), circa 1845.2 Caroline Bezanson married Godfrey Mason, son of John Mason and Lydia (?), on 1 July 1878.2
     From Elaine Hoare: "Caroline's birth year is listed as 1822-7. Her husband Joseph was a brother of Fanny, wife of Stephen Bezanson - Caroline's brother. On another page of the information from Elaine to Jay Smith - Caroline's information seems to need to be rechecked. Caroline Bezanson/4 John William/3 Jean Jacques/2 Jean George/1 1820- Sept 1870 m/1 ca 1845 m/s 1 July 1878 m/1 Joseph Fenton Jr. s/o Joseph & Sophia m/2 Godfrey Mason s/o John & Lydia."
Last Edited23 Sep 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 10.
  2. [S36] Karen Farmer, citing Elaine Hoare.

Joseph C. Fenton

M, #1017, b. 1821, d. 1870
FatherJoseph Fenton
MotherSophia (?)

Family

Caroline Bezanson b. bt 1822 - 1827
Children
     Joseph C. Fenton was born in 1821.1 He married Caroline Bezanson, daughter of William Bezanson and Lydia Melvin, circa 1845.2 Joseph C. Fenton died in 1870.2
Last Edited15 Feb 1999

Citations

  1. [S23] Karen Farmer, citing James E. (Jay) Smith.
  2. [S36] Karen Farmer, citing Elaine Hoare.

Godfrey Mason

M, #1018, b. circa 1835
FatherJohn Mason b. 1776, d. 8 May 1860
MotherLydia (?)
     Godfrey Mason was born circa 1835.1 He married Caroline Bezanson, daughter of William Bezanson and Lydia Melvin, on 1 July 1878.2
Last Edited23 Sep 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 42, where it notes that he was 43 years old when he married Caroline (Bezanson) Fenton in 1878.
  2. [S36] Karen Farmer, citing Elaine Hoare.

Lititia Fenton

F, #1019
FatherJoseph C. Fenton b. 1821, d. 1870
MotherCaroline Bezanson b. bt 1822 - 1827
Relationship2nd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Lititia Fenton married James White.
Last Edited15 Feb 1999