Mary Emma Sullivan

F, #1181, b. 1873, d. 11 February 1896

Family

Edward James Bezanson b. 19 Jun 1870
Children
     Mary Emma Sullivan was born in 1873.1 She married Edward James Bezanson, son of George Elkanah Bezanson and Mary Romans, on 11 April 1893 at Halifax, Nova Scotia. He was 22.2,3 Mary Emma Sullivan died on 11 February 1896.1
Last Edited13 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 44, 105.
  2. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Sullivan, Mary E; Bezantson, Edward J; Registration Year: 1893; Book: 1818; Page: 281; Number: 123.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 44.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 105.

George Alonzo Bezanson

M, #1182, b. 12 December 1862, d. 3 September 1943
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 151.1
FatherGeorge Elkanah Bezanson b. 14 Apr 1821, d. 8 Sep 1892
MotherMary Ann Jollimore

Family 1

Sophia Harnish b. 7 Aug 1853, d. 13 Jan 1911
Children

Family 2

Bertha Mader b. Aug 1868, d. 1 Aug 1949
Child
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     George Alonzo Bezanson was born on 12 December 1862 at Mill Cove, Nova Scotia.2 He married Sophia Harnish, daughter of James Harnish and Sarah Adams, on 16 December 1886 at Mill Cove, Nova Scotia. He was 24. She was 33.3,4 George Alonzo Bezanson became a widower at age 48 upon the death of his wife Sophia Harnish on 13 January 1911.5 George Alonzo married Bertha Mader, daughter of Alfred Mader and Mary (?). She was the widow of George's brother Caleb.5 George Alonzo Bezanson died on 3 September 1943 at Victoria General Hospital, Halifax, Nova Scotia, at age 80.2,6 He was buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Kingsburg, Nova Scotia.7

     Obituary, September 1943:
The death of Mr George Bezanson occurred on Friday at the Victoria General Hospital, Halifax, where he had been receiving treatment for the past two weeks. Mr Bezanson was born at Millcove, 85 years ago, but has resided at Kingsburg the greater part of his lifetime. He was twice married and by the first union there were four children, Gertie, Mrs Coolen and William of the U.S.A; Gilford of First South; Harry, who was lost at sea. His second marriage was to Mrs Caleb Bezanson, his brother's widow and from this marriage there was one son, Hibbert, who was lost at sea from a fishing schooner several years ago.

Besides the above named he is survived by his widow and seven stepchildren also survive namely, Winnie, Iva, Naome, Sadie and Beatrice, all married and residing at Halifax; George of Riverport and Warren of Kingsburg. Another stepson, Albert, died at home several years ago. The funeral was held from the home of his son Gilford at First South, interment was at Kingsburg. Rev. W.K. Pace conducted the funeral.6

Census Summary

1860
Birth
1862
1870
1880
1890
Census
1891
1900
Census
1901
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
Death
1943

Census, Residence

Census1891George Alonzo Bezanson and Sophia Harnish appeared on the census of 1891 at Mill Cove, Nova Scotia, with Ada Sedora Bezanson and Harris Bezanson.
Census1901George Alonzo Bezanson and Sophia Harnish appeared on the census of 1901 at Cross Roads, Nova Scotia, with George Guilford Bezanson, Harris Blair Bezanson and Sadie Gertrude Bezanson.8
Census1911George Alonzo Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 at Lower Kingsburg, Nova Scotia, with George Guilford Bezanson, Harris Blair Bezanson and Melda Bezanson.9
Census1921George Alonzo Bezanson and Bertha Mader appeared on the census of 1921 at Kingsburg, Nova Scotia, with Beatrice Viola Bezanson, Albert Leo Bezanson and Hibbert Forrester Bezanson.10
Last Edited19 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 44.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 44, 104.
  3. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Bezanson, George; Boutilier, Sophia; Registration Year: 1886; Book: 1829; Page: 14; Number: 186.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 44, 102.
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 104.
  6. [S610] George Newbury, George Bezanson in "BEZANSON, George - d. Sep? 1943," listserve message May 27, 2003.
  7. [S611] George Newbury, "Lakeview Cemetery, Kingsburg, Nova Scotia", 'BEZANSON George - 1943."
  8. [S617] Automated Genealogy, "1901 Census of Canada", Details=Schedule 1 Microfilm T-6454, Transcriber=Dave Tanner, District=NS LUNENBURG (#37), Subdistrict=Cross Roads m Page 16, Line=3, Family=165.
  9. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Rose Bay, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Family: 66; Page: 6; Lines: 13-16.
  10. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Lunenburg (Municipality), Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 15; Lines: 10-14.

Bertha Mader1

F, #1183, b. August 1868, d. 1 August 1949
FatherAlfred Mader1
MotherMary (?)1

Family 1

Alonzo Caleb Bezanson b. 1 Dec 1855, d. 7 May 1912
Children

Family 2

George Alonzo Bezanson b. 12 Dec 1862, d. 3 Sep 1943
Child
     Her full name was Mary Alberta Mader. Bertha Mader was born in August 1868 at Nova Scotia.2,1 She married Alonzo Caleb Bezanson, son of George Elkanah Bezanson and Mary Ann Jollimore, on 23 April 1886 at Chester, Nova Scotia. She was 17. He was 30.3,4 Bertha married George Alonzo Bezanson, son of George Elkanah Bezanson and Mary Ann Jollimore. He was the brother of her deceased husband Caleb.5 Bertha Mader became a widow at age 43 upon the death of her husband Alonzo Caleb Bezanson on 7 May 1912 at Lr. Kingsburg, Nova Scotia.6,4 Bertha Mader was the informant listed on the death certificate of Albert Leo Bezanson who died 2 June 1936.7,1 Bertha Mader died on 1 August 1949 at Riverport, Nova Scotia.1 She was buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Kingsburg, Nova Scotia.8

Census Summary

1860
Birth
1868
1870
1880
1890
Census
1891
1900
Census
1901
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
Death
1949

Census, Residence

Census1891Alonzo Caleb Bezanson and Bertha Mader appeared on the census of 1891 at Ritcey Cove, Nova Scotia, with Iva Belle Bezanson and Winnifred M. Bezanson.9
Census1901Alonzo Caleb Bezanson and Bertha Mader appeared on the census of 1901 at Cross Roads, Nova Scotia, with Iva Belle Bezanson, Winnifred M. Bezanson, Naomi Bezanson, Warren Alonzo Bezanson, George Elkanah Bezanson and William Albert Bezanson.10
Census1911Alonzo Caleb Bezanson and Bertha Mader appeared on the census of 1911 at Lower Kingsburg, Nova Scotia, with Naomi Bezanson, Warren Alonzo Bezanson, George Elkanah Bezanson, William Albert Bezanson, Sadie Louella Bezanson, Beatrice Viola Bezanson and Albert Leo Bezanson.2
Census1921George Alonzo Bezanson and Bertha Mader appeared on the census of 1921 at Kingsburg, Nova Scotia, with Beatrice Viola Bezanson, Albert Leo Bezanson and Hibbert Forrester Bezanson.11
Last Edited19 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 102.
  2. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Rose Bay, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Family: 56; Page: 5; Lines: 14-22.
  3. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Bezantson, Caleb; Mader, Alberta; Registration Year: 1886; Book: 1829; Page: 6; Number: 80.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 44, 102.
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 104.
  6. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Bezanson, Caleb Alonzo; Registration Year: 1912; Book: 9; Page: 304; Number: 1824.
  7. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Bezanson, Albert; Registration Year: 1936; Book: 161; Page: 919.
  8. [S611] George Newbury, "Lakeview Cemetery, Kingsburg, Nova Scotia", "BEZANSON Caleb A. 1894 - 1912, "Bertha M. 1888 - 1949."
  9. [S5] 1891 Canadian Census; Ritcey Cove, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Roll: T-6319; Family: 207; Lines: 18-21.
  10. [S5] 1901 Canadian Census; Cross Roads, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Family: 150; Page: 14; Lines: 24-31.
  11. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Lunenburg (Municipality), Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 15; Lines: 10-14.
  12. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 102, 186.
  13. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 102, 187.

Sophia Harnish

F, #1184, b. 7 August 1853, d. 13 January 1911
FatherJames Harnish1
MotherSarah Adams1

Family 1

David Boutilier b. c 1841, d. b 16 Dec 1886
Children
  • Augusta Boutilier6 b. c 1874
  • Eva Boutilier6 b. c 1876
  • Eunice Boutilier6 b. c 1881
  • Lydia Boutilier6 b. c 1886

Family 2

George Alonzo Bezanson b. 12 Dec 1862, d. 3 Sep 1943
Children
Mary Sophia (Harnish) (Boutilier) Bezanson
Image credit: Ancestry.com user srqguy1066
     Sophia Harnish was born on 7 August 1853 at Nova Scotia.2 She married David Boutilier on 15 December 1870 at Hubbard's Cove, Nova Scotia. She was 17.1 Sophia Harnish became a widow upon the death of her husband David Boutilier before 16 December 1886.3 Sophia Harnish married George Alonzo Bezanson, son of George Elkanah Bezanson and Mary Ann Jollimore, on 16 December 1886 at Mill Cove, Nova Scotia. She was 33. He was 24.3,4 Sophia Harnish died on 13 January 1911 at age 57.5

Census Summary

1850
Birth
1853
1860
1870
1880
1890
Census
1891
1900
Census
1901
1910
Death
1911

Census, Residence

Census1891George Alonzo Bezanson and Sophia Harnish appeared on the census of 1891 at Mill Cove, Nova Scotia, with Ada Sedora Bezanson and Harris Bezanson.
Census1901George Alonzo Bezanson and Sophia Harnish appeared on the census of 1901 at Cross Roads, Nova Scotia, with George Guilford Bezanson, Harris Blair Bezanson and Sadie Gertrude Bezanson.2
Last Edited19 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Harnish, Sophia; Boutilier, David; Registration Year: 1870; Book: 1815; Page: 168; Number: 377.
  2. [S617] Automated Genealogy, "1901 Census of Canada", Details=Schedule 1 Microfilm T-6454, Transcriber=Dave Tanner, District=NS LUNENBURG (#37), Subdistrict=Cross Roads m Page 16, Line=3, Family=165.
  3. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Bezanson, George; Boutilier, Sophia; Registration Year: 1886; Book: 1829; Page: 14; Number: 186.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 44, 102.
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 104.
  6. [S5] 1891 Canadian Census; Mill Cove, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Roll: T-6318; Family: 45; Page: 11; Lines: 21-25; Page: 12; Lines: 1-3.
  7. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Rose Bay, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Family: 66; Page: 6; Lines: 13-16.

Hibbert Forrester Bezanson

M, #1185, b. 1 April 1914, d. 12 May 1929
FatherGeorge Alonzo Bezanson b. 12 Dec 1862, d. 3 Sep 1943
MotherBertha Mader b. Aug 1868, d. 1 Aug 1949
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Hibbert Forrester Bezanson was born on 1 April 1914.1 He died on 12 May 1929 at age 15 when he was swept overboard on the Grand Banks from a fishing boat.1 He was memorialized on a tombstone in Lakeview Cemetery, Kingsburg, Nova Scotia.2 He is listed as "Hilbert Bezanson" on the Fishermen's Memorial and Tribute at Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.

Census Summary

1910
Birth
1914
1920
Census
1921
Death
1929

Census, Residence

Census1921Hibbert Forrester Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of George Alonzo Bezanson and Bertha Mader at Kingsburg, Nova Scotia.3
Last Edited5 Jun 2003

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 104.
  2. [S611] George Newbury, "Lakeview Cemetery, Kingsburg, Nova Scotia", "BEZANSON Albert L. Apr 6, 1909 - June 2, 1936, Hibbert F. Apr 1, 1914 - May 12, 1929 Lost At Sea."
  3. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Lunenburg (Municipality), Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 15; Lines: 10-14.

Ada Sedora Bezanson

F, #1186, b. August 1887
FatherGeorge Alonzo Bezanson b. 12 Dec 1862, d. 3 Sep 1943
MotherSophia Harnish b. 7 Aug 1853, d. 13 Jan 1911
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Ada Sedora Bezanson was born in August 1887.1

Census Summary

1880
Birth
1887
1890
Census
1891

Census, Residence

Census1891Ada Sedora Bezanson appeared on the census of 1891 in the household of George Alonzo Bezanson and Sophia Harnish at Mill Cove, Nova Scotia.
Last Edited15 Feb 1999

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 104.

Harris Bezanson

M, #1187, b. 1889
FatherGeorge Alonzo Bezanson b. 12 Dec 1862, d. 3 Sep 1943
MotherSophia Harnish b. 7 Aug 1853, d. 13 Jan 1911
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Harris Bezanson was born in 1889.1

Census Summary

1880
Birth
1889
1890
Census
1891

Census, Residence

Census1891Harris Bezanson appeared on the census of 1891 in the household of George Alonzo Bezanson and Sophia Harnish at Mill Cove, Nova Scotia.
Last Edited15 Feb 1999

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 104.

Sadie Gertrude Bezanson

F, #1188, b. 3 September 1891, d. 7 March 1984
FatherGeorge Alonzo Bezanson b. 12 Dec 1862, d. 3 Sep 1943
MotherSophia Harnish b. 7 Aug 1853, d. 13 Jan 1911
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Sadie Gertrude Bezanson was born on 3 September 1891 at Mill Cove, Nova Scotia.1,2 She married William Cooley on 14 September 1909 at Halifax, Nova Scotia. She was 18.3,2 Sadie Gertrude Bezanson and William Cooley lived at Cambridge, Massachusetts.2 Sadie Gertrude Bezanson died on 7 March 1984 at Fisherman's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, at age 92.4,2 She was buried on 10 March 1984 in First South Cemetery, First South, Nova Scotia.4

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 9 March 1984:
Cooley, Mrs. S. Gertrude, 93, of First South, formerly of Cambridge, MA, died Wednesday in Fisherman?s Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg.

Born in Mill Cove, she was a daughter of the late George and Sophia (Harnish) Bezanson.

She is survived by a sister-in-law, Mrs. Grace Bezanson, First South, two nieces and two nephews.

She was predeceased by two brothers, Guilford and Harry; several half-brothers and half-sisters. The body is in Dana L. Sweeney Funeral Home, Lunenburg, where funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Rev. Lawrence Mawhinney officiating with burial in First South Cemetery.4

Census Summary

1890
Birth
1891
1900
Census
1901
1910
1920
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
Death
1984

Census, Residence

Census1901Sadie Gertrude Bezanson appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of George Alonzo Bezanson and Sophia Harnish at Cross Roads, Nova Scotia.5
Last Edited26 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Bezanson, Sadie Gertrude; Registration Year: 1904; Page: 68000081, a delayed entry from 24 September 1926.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 104.
  3. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Besanson, Sadie M; Cooley, William; Registration Year: 1909; Book: 1821; Page: 26; Number: 379.
  4. [S2] Cooley, S. Gertrude Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 9 March 1984.
  5. [S617] Automated Genealogy, "1901 Census of Canada", Details=Schedule 1 Microfilm T-6454, Transcriber=Dave Tanner, District=NS LUNENBURG (#37), Subdistrict=Cross Roads m Page 16, Line=3, Family=165.

George Guilford Bezanson

M, #1190, b. 31 January 1893, d. 22 December 1960
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 319.1
FatherGeorge Alonzo Bezanson b. 12 Dec 1862, d. 3 Sep 1943
MotherSophia Harnish b. 7 Aug 1853, d. 13 Jan 1911

Family

Grace Stella May Langille b. 18 Jun 1900, d. 3 Jan 1987
Children
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     George Guilford Bezanson was born on 31 January 1893.2 He was also known as Guilford George Bezanson. He married Grace Stella May Langille, daughter of Stephen Stedman Langille and Eunice Levy.3 George Guilford Bezanson died on 22 December 1960 at age 67.3 He was buried in First South Cemetery, First South, Nova Scotia.3

     Obituary from Lunenburg Progress Enterprise (Lunenburg, Nova Scotia), 4 January 1961:
Guilford George Bezanson - The community of First South was shocked and saddened by the sudden death of Guilford George Bazanson on December 22nd at the age of 67 years. Mr Bezanson was born at Mill Cove, the son of George and Sophie Bezanson. For the past eighteen years Mr Bezanson has resided at First South, and at the time of his death was employed at Smith and Rhuland Shipyard, Lunenburg.

He is survived by his wife Grace; two daughters, Charlotte, Mrs William Campbell, Kingston, Ontario; Frances, Mrs Angus Byers, Lunenburg; two sons, Douglas, Lunenburg; Borden of First South; also one sister Gertrude Cooley of Cambridge, Mass; and eight grandchildren. Funeral service was conducted by Rev Alexander Allen from Sweeney's Funeral Home on Saturday, December 24 at 3:30. Interment was at First South Cemetery.4

Census Summary

1890
Birth
1893
1900
Census
1901
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
Death
1960

Census, Residence

Census1901George Guilford Bezanson appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of George Alonzo Bezanson and Sophia Harnish at Cross Roads, Nova Scotia.5
Census1911George Guilford Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of George Alonzo Bezanson at Lower Kingsburg, Nova Scotia.6
Census1921George Guilford Bezanson and Grace Stella May Langille appeared on the census of 1921 at Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, with Robert Borden Guilford Bezanson.7
Last Edited14 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 104.
  2. [S617] Automated Genealogy, "1901 Census of Canada", Details=Schedule 1 Microfilm T-6454, Transcriber=Dave Tanner, District=NS LUNENBURG (#37), Subdistrict=Cross Roads m Page 16, Line=3, Family=165.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 104, 187.
  4. [S679] Lunenburg Progress Enterprise, Janury 4, 1961, Page 8, Guilford George Bezanson.
  5. [S617] Automated Genealogy, "1901 Census of Canada", Details=Schedule 1 Microfilm T-6454, Transcriber=Dave Tanner, District=NS LUNENBURG (#37), Subdistrict=Cross Roads m Page 16, Line=3, Family=165.
  6. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Rose Bay, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Family: 66; Page: 6; Lines: 13-16.
  7. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Lunenburg (Municipality), Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 5; Lines: 20-22.
  8. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 187.

Grace Stella May Langille

F, #1191, b. 18 June 1900, d. 3 January 1987
FatherStephen Stedman Langille b. 1870, d. 1912
MotherEunice Levy b. 1874, d. 1905

Family

George Guilford Bezanson b. 31 Jan 1893, d. 22 Dec 1960
Children
     Grace Stella May Langille was born on 18 June 1900.1,2 She married George Guilford Bezanson, son of George Alonzo Bezanson and Sophia Harnish.3 Grace Stella May Langille died on 3 January 1987 at Fisherman's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, at age 86.4,5

     Obituary:
LUNENBURG - Grace Stella Mae Bezanson, 86, First South, died Saturday in Fishermen's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg.

Born in Big Tancook Island, she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Eunice (Levy) Langille.

She was a member of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Lunenburg. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

She is survived by two daughters, Frances (Mrs. Angus Byers), Lunenburg; Charlotte (Mrs. William Campbell), Kingston, Ont; two sons, R. Borden, First South; Douglas, Lunenburg; nine grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband, Guilford, four sisters, Lottie, Dora, Helen and Mae, two brothers, Basil and Stedman.

The body is in Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, Lunenburg. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday in St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Lunenburg, Rev. Lawerence Mawhinney officiating. Burial will be in First South Cemetery.5

Census Summary

1900
Birth
1900
1910
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
Death
1987

Census, Residence

Census1921George Guilford Bezanson and Grace Stella May Langille appeared on the census of 1921 at Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, with Robert Borden Guilford Bezanson.6
Last Edited24 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S59] Scott Winston Teal, The Sheperds of Markland, 542.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 187, where her birth date is 1900, June 19.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 104, 187.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, Page 187 #319.
  5. [S690] Gerry and Liz, "Grace S. Bezanson Obit," listserve message January 23, 2006, no newspaper or date cited.
  6. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Lunenburg (Municipality), Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 5; Lines: 20-22.
  7. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 187.

Robert Borden Guilford Bezanson

M, #1192, b. 15 February 1921, d. 11 December 1995
FatherGeorge Guilford Bezanson b. 31 Jan 1893, d. 22 Dec 1960
MotherGrace Stella May Langille b. 18 Jun 1900, d. 3 Jan 1987
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Robert Borden Guilford Bezanson was born on 15 February 1921.1 He married Thelma Magdalene Knickle on 11 March 1943. He was 22. She was 19.2 Robert Borden Guilford Bezanson died on 11 December 1995 at South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, at age 74.3 He was buried in First South Cemetery, First South, Nova Scotia.3

     Obituary from The Halifax Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia):
Robert Borden Bezanson, 74, First South, died December 11, 1995, in South Shore Regional hospital, Bridgewater.

Born in Garden Lots, he was a son of the late Guilford and Grace (Langille) Bezanson. He served during the Second World War with the Royal Canadian Army i nthe tank corps and then went to work with National Sea Products, Lunenburg. He was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 23, Lunenburg, and Grace Lutheran Church, First South.

Surviving are his wife, the former Thelma Knickle; daughters, Linda Wentzell, Lunenburg; Janet (Mrs. Durling Deal), Dayspring; sisters, Frances (Mrs. Angus Byers), Lunenburg; Charlotte (Mrs. William Campbell), Kingston, Ontario; brother, Douglas, Lunenburg; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m., today in Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, Lunenburg. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday in Grace Lutheran Church, First South, Rev. Douglas Moore officiating. Burial in First South Cemetery.3

Census Summary

1920
Birth
1921
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
Death
1995

Census, Residence

Census1921Robert Borden Guilford Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of George Guilford Bezanson and Grace Stella May Langille at Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.4
Last Edited24 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 557 # 474.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 187, 244.
  3. [S2] Robert Borden Bezanson Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), December 1995.
  4. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Lunenburg (Municipality), Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 5; Lines: 20-22.

Harris Blair Bezanson

M, #1193, b. 18 April 1894
FatherGeorge Alonzo Bezanson b. 12 Dec 1862, d. 3 Sep 1943
MotherSophia Harnish b. 7 Aug 1853, d. 13 Jan 1911
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Harris Blair Bezanson was born on 18 April 1894.1 He died at sea.1

Census Summary

1890
Birth
1894
1900
Census
1901
1910
Census
1911

Census, Residence

Census1901Harris Blair Bezanson appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of George Alonzo Bezanson and Sophia Harnish at Cross Roads, Nova Scotia.2
Census1911Harris Blair Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of George Alonzo Bezanson at Lower Kingsburg, Nova Scotia.3
Last Edited16 Sep 2004

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 104.
  2. [S617] Automated Genealogy, "1901 Census of Canada", Details=Schedule 1 Microfilm T-6454, Transcriber=Dave Tanner, District=NS LUNENBURG (#37), Subdistrict=Cross Roads m Page 16, Line=3, Family=165.
  3. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Rose Bay, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Family: 66; Page: 6; Lines: 13-16.

William Bezanson

M, #1194
FatherGeorge Alonzo Bezanson b. 12 Dec 1862, d. 3 Sep 1943
MotherSophia Harnish b. 7 Aug 1853, d. 13 Jan 1911
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     William Bezanson was living in 1943.1
Last Edited9 Jul 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 104.

James Alfred Bezanson

M, #1195, b. 15 March 1852, d. 1923
FatherGeorge Elkanah Bezanson b. 14 Apr 1821, d. 8 Sep 1892
MotherMary Ann Jollimore
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     James Alfred Bezanson was born on 15 March 1852 at Mill Cove, Nova Scotia.1 He married Rae E. (?).2 James Alfred Bezanson died in 1923.2 He was buried in Franconia, New Hampshire.2 Dorothy Evans was evidently not sure whether the Franconia gravestone was for this James. The marriage, death, and burial shown here are all based on that evidence.2

Census Summary

1850
Birth
1852
1860
1870
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1920
Death
1923

Census, Residence

Census1920James Alfred Bezanson and Rae E. (?) appeared on the census of 1920 at Franconia, Grafton County, New Hampshire.3
Last Edited27 Apr 2002

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 44, but the entry also cites a gravestone entry where his birth date is "1851."
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 44, citing a gravestone in Franconia, New Hampshire: "James A. Bezanson (1851-1923) Wife Rae E. (1857-1932).
  3. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; New Hampshire, Grafton County, Franconia; Roll: T625_1008; Image: 290; ED: 41; Page: 1A.

Alonzo Caleb Bezanson

M, #1196, b. 1 December 1855, d. 7 May 1912
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 148.1
FatherGeorge Elkanah Bezanson b. 14 Apr 1821, d. 8 Sep 1892
MotherMary Ann Jollimore

Family

Bertha Mader b. Aug 1868, d. 1 Aug 1949
Children
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Alonzo Caleb Bezanson was born on 1 December 1855 at Mill Cove, Nova Scotia.2 He married Bertha Mader, daughter of Alfred Mader and Mary (?), on 23 April 1886 at Chester, Nova Scotia. He was 30. She was 17.3,2 Alonzo Caleb Bezanson died on 7 May 1912 at Lr. Kingsburg, Nova Scotia, at age 56.4,2 The cause of death was melancholia.4 He was buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Kingsburg, Nova Scotia.5

Census Summary

1850
Birth
1855
1860
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1880
1890
Census
1891
1900
Census
1901
1910
Census
1911
Death
1912

Census, Residence

Census1891Alonzo Caleb Bezanson and Bertha Mader appeared on the census of 1891 at Ritcey Cove, Nova Scotia, with Iva Belle Bezanson and Winnifred M. Bezanson.6
Census1901Alonzo Caleb Bezanson and Bertha Mader appeared on the census of 1901 at Cross Roads, Nova Scotia, with Iva Belle Bezanson, Winnifred M. Bezanson, Naomi Bezanson, Warren Alonzo Bezanson, George Elkanah Bezanson and William Albert Bezanson.7
Census1911Alonzo Caleb Bezanson and Bertha Mader appeared on the census of 1911 at Lower Kingsburg, Nova Scotia, with Naomi Bezanson, Warren Alonzo Bezanson, George Elkanah Bezanson, William Albert Bezanson, Sadie Louella Bezanson, Beatrice Viola Bezanson and Albert Leo Bezanson.8
Last Edited16 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 44.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 44, 102.
  3. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Bezantson, Caleb; Mader, Alberta; Registration Year: 1886; Book: 1829; Page: 6; Number: 80.
  4. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Bezanson, Caleb Alonzo; Registration Year: 1912; Book: 9; Page: 304; Number: 1824.
  5. [S611] George Newbury, "Lakeview Cemetery, Kingsburg, Nova Scotia", "BEZANSON Caleb A. 1894 - 1912, Bertha M. 1888 - 1949."
  6. [S5] 1891 Canadian Census; Ritcey Cove, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Roll: T-6319; Family: 207; Lines: 18-21.
  7. [S5] 1901 Canadian Census; Cross Roads, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Family: 150; Page: 14; Lines: 24-31.
  8. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Rose Bay, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Family: 56; Page: 5; Lines: 14-22.
  9. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 102, 186.
  10. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 102.
  11. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 102, 187.

Rae E. (?)1

F, #1197, b. 1857, d. 1932
     Rae E. (?) was born in 1857 at Nova Scotia.1,2 She married James Alfred Bezanson, son of George Elkanah Bezanson and Mary Ann Jollimore.1 Rae E. (?) died in 1932.1 She was buried in Franconia, New Hampshire.1

Census Summary

1850
Birth
1857
1860
1870
1880
1890
1900
1910
1920
Census
1920
1930
Death
1932

Census, Residence

Census1920James Alfred Bezanson and Rae E. (?) appeared on the census of 1920 at Franconia, Grafton County, New Hampshire.3
Last Edited22 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 44, citing a gravestone in Franconia, New Hampshire: "James A. Bezanson (1851-1923) Wife Rae E. (1857-1932).
  2. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; New Hampshire, Grafton County, Franconia; Roll: T625_1008; Image: 290; ED: 41; Page: 1A; where age is "62."
  3. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; New Hampshire, Grafton County, Franconia; Roll: T625_1008; Image: 290; ED: 41; Page: 1A.

Katurah Ann Bezanson

F, #1198, b. 14 May 1857, d. 2 June 1928
FatherGeorge Elkanah Bezanson b. 14 Apr 1821, d. 8 Sep 1892
MotherMary Ann Jollimore
Relationship2nd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Katurah Ann Bezanson was also known as Catherine Ann Bezanson. She was born on 14 May 1857.1 She married James Will Boutilier, son of Peter Boutilier and Ellen (?), on 14 August 1876 at Head Harbor, Nova Scotia. She was 19. He was 21.1,2 Katurah Ann Bezanson and James Will Boutilier moved to Burleigh, later known as Oakfield, Maine, in 1881.2 Katurah Ann Bezanson died on 2 June 1928 at age 71.2
     From First Generation:
     She was a kindly quiet woman, beloved by all who knew her, and she was devoted to her family and home. She was known by everyone in Oakfield as "Aunt Kate". In 1928, she had been in failing health for about a year, but was feeling as well as usual until the hour of her death. Having walked a distance of two miles on June 2 to call on a neighbor, she later was out in the garden when taken ill. She walked unaided to the house where she died a half hour later.2
Last Edited24 Jan 2002

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 44.
  2. [S189] Marc Boutilier, "First Generation."

James Will Boutilier

M, #1199, b. 22 August 1854, d. 3 September 1935
FatherPeter Boutilier
MotherEllen (?)
     James Will Boutilier was born on 22 August 1854 at Halifax County, Nova Scotia.1 He was a farmer, and also worked on a "woods crew."1 He married Katurah Ann Bezanson, daughter of George Elkanah Bezanson and Mary Ann Jollimore, on 14 August 1876 at Head Harbor, Nova Scotia. He was 21. She was 19.2,1 James Will Boutilier and Katurah Ann Bezanson moved to Burleigh, later known as Oakfield, Maine, in 1881.1 James Will Boutilier died on 3 September 1935 at age 81.1 He was buried in Oakfield, Maine.1
Last Edited21 Jan 2002

Citations

  1. [S189] Marc Boutilier, "First Generation."
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 44.

Zipporah Catherine Bezanson

F, #1200, b. 27 October 1858
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 149.1
FatherGeorge Elkanah Bezanson b. 14 Apr 1821, d. 8 Sep 1892
MotherMary Ann Jollimore
Relationship2nd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Zipporah Catherine Bezanson was born on 27 October 1858.1 She married James Edward Young on 28 December 1875. She was 17.1 Zipporah Catherine Bezanson became a widow at age 64 upon the death of her husband James Edward Young on 11 February 1923.2

Census, Residence

LivedZipporah Catherine Bezanson lived in Mill Cove, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited15 Oct 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 44.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 103.