Ross Bezanson

M, #1101
FatherRaymond James Bezanson b. bt 1927 - 1928, d. 24 Nov 1986
MotherHelen Tattrie1 b. c 1926, d. 3 Dec 2004
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
Last Edited1 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 101, 185.

James Freeman Bezanson

M, #1102, b. 2 February 1930, d. 4 October 1937
FatherDaniel James Bezanson b. May 1864, d. 28 Apr 1938
MotherMargaret Lynds b. 4 May 1884, d. 11 Jan 1947
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     James Freeman Bezanson was born on 2 February 1930.1 He died on 4 October 1937 at age 7.1
Last Edited15 Feb 1999

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 101.

Annie Bezanson

F, #1103, b. circa 1918, d. 12 April 2003
FatherDaniel James Bezanson b. May 1864, d. 28 Apr 1938
MotherMargaret Lynds b. 4 May 1884, d. 11 Jan 1947

Family

Russell George Holt d. b 12 Apr 2003
Child
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Annie Bezanson was born circa 1918 at Dalhousie Mountain, Nova Scotia.1 She married Russell George Holt on 30 August 1935.2 Annie Bezanson died on 12 April 2003 at Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital, Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia.1

     Obituary from The Halifax Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 14 April 2003:
HOLT (Bezanson), Annie Mae - 85, West Branch, passed away peacefully in Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital, Tatamagouche, April 12, 2003.

Born on Dalhousie Mountain, Pictou Co., she was a daughter of the late Daniel and Margaret (Lynds) Bezanson. She was a member of West Branch Presbyterian Church. Annie was a dearly loved mother of daughters, Betty (Donald) Langille, Wanda MacKenzie, both of River John; Diane (Bobbie) MacInnis, Black River; sons, James (Florence), Fort Erie, Ont; Jack (Barb), West Branch; Stanley (Jean), Welsford; Eric (Jenny), Etobicoke, Ont; Donnie, West Branch; she was a loving grandmother of 18 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; sisters, Cassie, Mary, Libbie; numerous nieces and nephews; sisters-in-law, Annie MacPhee, Helen Bezanson.

She was predeceased by her husband, Russell; son, Scott; grandsons, Evan Holt, Kelly Innis; great-grandson, Randy Holt; granddaughter, Donna Holt; brothers, George, William, David, Raymond, Steward, James.

Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today in MacLeod's Funeral Home, River John. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday in West Branch Presbyterian Church, Rev. Jeanette Fleischer officiating. Spring burial will be held at a later date.1

Census Summary

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1930
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Death
2003

Census, Residence

Census1921Annie Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Daniel James Bezanson and Margaret Lynds at Dalhousie, Nova Scotia.3
Last Edited24 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S662] Roberta Joudrey, "Nova Scotia Obituaries", citing Halifax Herald, 14 April 2003, Annie Mae Holt.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 101.
  3. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Pictou, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 47; Page: 10; Lines: 32-39.

Lydy Jane Bezanson

F, #1105, b. 25 January 1867
FatherEbenezer Bezanson b. 13 Sep 1829, d. 20 Nov 1912
MotherCatherine Stewart b. 30 Nov 1822, d. 25 Mar 1903
Relationship2nd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Lydy Jane Bezanson was born on 25 January 1867 at Goshen, Nova Scotia.1,2

Census Summary

1860
Birth
1867
1870
Census
1871

Census, Residence

Census1871Lydy Jane Bezanson appeared on the census of 1871 in the household of Ebenezer Bezanson and Catherine Stewart at Forks of St. Mary's, Nova Scotia.3
Last Edited21 Feb 2014

Citations

  1. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Bezanson, Lydia [Jane?]; Registration Year: 1867; Book: 1808; Page: 30; Number: 104.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 43.
  3. [S5] 1871 Canadian Census; Forks of St Marys, Guysborough, Nova Scotia; Roll: C-10564; Page: 22; Family: 74; Lines: 3-10.

Stephen Bezanson1,2

M, #1106, b. 8 April 1816, d. 20 June 1895
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 050.1
FatherWilliam Bezanson b. 1 Jul 1793, d. Nov 1868
MotherLydia Melvin b. bt 1793 - 1795

Family

Francis Fenton b. 1818, d. 8 Apr 1875
Children
RelationshipGreat-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Stephen Bezanson was also known as William Steven Bezanson. He was born on 8 April 1816 at Chester, Nova Scotia.2,3 He married Francis Fenton, daughter of Joseph Fenton and Sophia (?).4 Stephen Bezanson married Elizabeth (?) on 25 July 1879 at Guysborough, Nova Scotia. He was 63.5,4 Stephen Bezanson died on 20 June 1895 at Country Harbour Crossroads, Nova Scotia, at age 79.4 He was buried in Argyle Cemetery.4

Census Summary

1810
Birth
1816
1820
1830
1840
1850
1860
1870
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1871
1880
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1881
1890
Death
1895

Census, Residence

Census1871Stephen Bezanson and Francis Fenton appeared on the census of 1871 at Upper Londonderry, Nova Scotia, with William Bezanson, Alfred Peter Bezanson, Annie Bezanson, Stephen J. Bezanson, Sarah Jane Bezanson and Naomi Bezanson.6
Census1881Stephen Bezanson and Elizabeth (?) appeared on the census of 1881 at Goshen, Nova Scotia, with Catherine Worth and John Worth.7
Last Edited2 Apr 2015

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, 40, 10.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 40.
  5. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Bezanson, Stephen; Worth, Elizabeth; Registration Year: 1879; Book: 1814; Page: 90; Number: 36; Elizabeth is indexed as Elizabeth North; her parents were listed as Francis and Susan.
  6. [S5] 1871 Canadian Census; Upper Londonderry, Colchester, Nova Scotia; Roll: C-10557; Family: 197; Page: 53.
  7. [S652] FamilySearch Internet, "1881 Canadian Census Index", Census Place=Goshen & Giant's Lake, Guysborough, Nova Scotia, FHL Film=1375803, NA Film=C-13167, District=8, Sub-district=P, Page=4, Household=16, Name=Stephen Bezanson.

Francis Fenton

F, #1107, b. 1818, d. 8 April 1875
FatherJoseph Fenton
MotherSophia (?)

Family

Stephen Bezanson b. 8 Apr 1816, d. 20 Jun 1895
Children
     Francis Fenton was born in 1818 at Guysborough County, Nova Scotia.1 She married Stephen Bezanson, son of William Bezanson and Lydia Melvin.1 Francis Fenton died on 8 April 1875 at Guysborough County, Nova Scotia.1 She also went by the name of Fanny Fenton.

Census Summary

1810
Birth
1818
1820
1830
1840
1850
1860
1870
Census
1871
Death
1875

Census, Residence

Census1871Stephen Bezanson and Francis Fenton appeared on the census of 1871 at Upper Londonderry, Nova Scotia, with William Bezanson, Alfred Peter Bezanson, Annie Bezanson, Stephen J. Bezanson, Sarah Jane Bezanson and Naomi Bezanson.2
Last Edited29 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 40.
  2. [S5] 1871 Canadian Census; Upper Londonderry, Colchester, Nova Scotia; Roll: C-10557; Family: 197; Page: 53.

Elizabeth (?)1

F, #1108, b. circa 1826

Family

(?) Worth
Children
  • Catherine Worth5 b. c 1862
  • John Worth5 b. c 1863
     Elizabeth (?) was born circa 1826 at Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.2 She married (?) Worth.1 Elizabeth (?) married Stephen Bezanson, son of William Bezanson and Lydia Melvin, on 25 July 1879 at Guysborough, Nova Scotia. He was 63.3,4

Census Summary

1820
Birth
1826
1830
1840
1850
1860
1870
1880
Census
1881

Census, Residence

Census1881Stephen Bezanson and Elizabeth (?) appeared on the census of 1881 at Goshen, Nova Scotia, with Catherine Worth and John Worth.5
Last Edited2 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 40, "Elizabeth Worth, widow."
  2. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Bezanson, Stephen; Worth, Elizabeth; Registration Year: 1879; Book: 1814; Page: 90; Number: 36; Elizabeth is indexed as Elizabeth North.
  3. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Bezanson, Stephen; Worth, Elizabeth; Registration Year: 1879; Book: 1814; Page: 90; Number: 36; Elizabeth is indexed as Elizabeth North; her parents were listed as Francis and Susan.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 40.
  5. [S652] FamilySearch Internet, "1881 Canadian Census Index", Census Place=Goshen & Giant's Lake, Guysborough, Nova Scotia, FHL Film=1375803, NA Film=C-13167, District=8, Sub-district=P, Page=4, Household=16, Name=Stephen Bezanson.

James Bezanson

M, #1109, d. 19 May 1915
FatherStephen Bezanson b. 8 Apr 1816, d. 20 Jun 1895
MotherFrancis Fenton b. 1818, d. 8 Apr 1875

Family

Eliza J. French d. 1897
Children
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     James Bezanson was also known as Isaiah James Bezanson. He married Eliza J. French, daughter of William French and Elizabeth (?), in 1878 at Tenterfield, New South Wales.1 James Bezanson advertised his coach business in The Clarence and Richmond Examiner and New England Advertiser (Grafton, New South Wales) on 23 April 1889.2
James Bezanson advertises his coach service in the Clarence and Richmond Examiner and New England Advertiser (Grafton, New South Wales), 23 April 1889
He died on 19 May 1915 at Queensland.3
Last Edited17 Feb 2015

Citations

  1. [S676] Ancestry.com, "Australia, Marriage Index, 1788-1950", Bezanson, Isaiah James; French, Eliza J; Date: 1878; Registration Number: 4885.
  2. [S835] National Library of Australia, "Trove Newspaper Archive", Clarence and Richmond Examiner and New England Advertiser, 23 April 1889, p. 1, "Coach Notices."
  3. [S674] Ancestry.com, "Australia, Death Index, 1787-1985", Bezanson, Isaiah James; Date: 19 May 1915; Registration Number: 002351.
  4. [S672] Ancestry.com, "Australia, Birth Index, 1789-1922", Bezanson, Eliza; Date: 1885; Registration Number: 33388.
  5. [S2] Bezanson, Stephen William Death Notice, The Sydney Morning Herald (Sydney, Australia), 3 October 1946, p. 16.
  6. [S672] Ancestry.com, "Australia, Birth Index, 1789-1922", Bezanson, Stephen W; Date: 1888; Registration Number: 36402.
  7. [S672] Ancestry.com, "Australia, Birth Index, 1789-1922", Bezanson, Ellen; Date: 1892; Registration Number: 35011.
  8. [S672] Ancestry.com, "Australia, Birth Index, 1789-1922", Bezanson, Eva C; Date: 1897; Registration Number: 26547.

Maria Bezanson

F, #1110
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 140.1
FatherStephen Bezanson b. 8 Apr 1816, d. 20 Jun 1895
MotherFrancis Fenton b. 1818, d. 8 Apr 1875

Family

James Hamilton
Children
Relationship2nd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Maria Bezanson married James Hamilton on 17 March 1861 at Pictou County, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited29 Jun 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 40.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 96.

Sophia Elizabeth Bezanson

F, #1112
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 141.1
FatherStephen Bezanson b. 8 Apr 1816, d. 20 Jun 1895
MotherFrancis Fenton b. 1818, d. 8 Apr 1875

Family

William Edward Robar b. c 1844
Children
Relationship2nd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Sophia Elizabeth Bezanson married William Edward Robar, son of Valentine Robar and Catherine McConnell, on 10 March 1868.2
Last Edited19 Sep 2004

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 40.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 96.

William Edward Robar

M, #1113, b. circa 1844
FatherValentine Robar b. c 1819, d. 16 Feb 1899
MotherCatherine McConnell b. 3 Sep 1818, d. a 1891

Family

Sophia Elizabeth Bezanson
Children
     William Edward Robar was born circa 1844.1 He married Sophia Elizabeth Bezanson, daughter of Stephen Bezanson and Francis Fenton, on 10 March 1868.2 William Edward Robar died at Country Harbour, Nova Scotia.3
Last Edited19 Sep 2004

Citations

  1. [S42] Maureen (Cooper) Brown, GEDCOM file unknown file name.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 96.
  3. [S130] Unknown author, Betty Locke.

Mary Ann Robar

F, #1114, b. between 1868 and 1869
FatherWilliam Edward Robar b. c 1844
MotherSophia Elizabeth Bezanson
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Mary Ann Robar was born between 1868 and 1869.1 She married William A. Pride on 8 July 1892.1
Last Edited29 Jun 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 96.

Maria Robar

F, #1116, b. between 1870 and 1871, d. 1957
FatherWilliam Edward Robar b. c 1844
MotherSophia Elizabeth Bezanson
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Maria Robar was born between 1870 and 1871.1 She married Stanley Nickerson on 23 July 1890.1 Maria Robar married Stephen Whitewood on 21 September 1897.1 Maria Robar died in 1957 at Stellarton, Nova Scotia.1
Last Edited3 Apr 1999

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 96.

John Roy Robar

M, #1119, b. 1878, d. 1924
FatherWilliam Edward Robar b. c 1844
MotherSophia Elizabeth Bezanson
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     John Roy Robar was born in 1878.1 He married Margaret Blanche Dahar on 29 August 1906.1 John Roy Robar died in 1924.2
Last Edited29 Jun 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 96.
  2. [S130] Unknown author, Betty Locke.