Fanny Bezanson

F, #1341, b. 21 May 1875, d. October 1875
FatherAmos Bezanson b. 6 Jul 1829, d. 24 May 1916
MotherIsabella Smith b. 3 Feb 1832, d. 10 Feb 1923
Relationship2nd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Fanny Bezanson was born on 21 May 1875 at Hammonds Plains.1,2 She died in October 1875.2
Last Edited23 Feb 2014

Citations

  1. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Bezanson; Registration Year: 1875; Book: 1811; Page: 88; Number: 294; the page is damaged and the child's given name is on a missing part of the page, but the date, gender, father, and mother are intact.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 51.

Henry Bernard Bezanson1

M, #1342, b. 30 October 1876, d. 29 March 1963
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 167.2
FatherAmos Bezanson b. 6 Jul 1829, d. 24 May 1916
MotherIsabella Smith b. 3 Feb 1832, d. 10 Feb 1923

Family

Harriett Zwicker b. 1882, d. 1947
Children
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Henry Bernard Bezanson was also known as B. H. Bezanson.3 He was born on 30 October 1876 at Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia.4,5,6,7 Henry Bernard Bezanson's birth date was also reported as 31 October 1878.1 He married Harriett Zwicker, daughter of Peter Zwicker, in 1911.8 Henry Bernard Bezanson registered for the military service draft on 27 April 1942 while living at 812 5th Avenue, Eau Claire, Wisconsin.1 He died on 29 March 1963 at age 86.2,6 He was buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Eau Claire, Wisconsin.9

     Obituary from The Daily Telegram (Eau Claire, Wisconsin), 30 March 1963:
Henry B. Bezanson, 87, formerly of 812 Fifth Ave., died Friday evening at the County Home for the Aged.

Born in Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, Oct. 30, 1875, Mr. Bezanson had heen a resident of Eau Claire for 37 years. For 35 years he was associated with the Stone-Ordean-Wells Wholesale Grocery company, retiring in 1945.

Surviving are three sons, Randall of Eau Claire, Malcolm of Wilmington, Delaware, and Peter of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and five grand-children.

Mr. Bezanson was a member of all Masonic bodies and a 33rd degree Mason.

Funeral services will he held Monday at 1:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, the Rev. Donald W. Kurtz officiating. Burial will be in be in Forest Hill cemetery.

Friends may call at Stokes and Sons chapel from 3 p.m. Sunday until noon Monday. The casket will not he opened at the church.

Masonic services will he held at the funeral chapel at 8 p.m. Sunday.10


     Henry Bernard Bezanson was mentioned in an article that appeared in The Daily Telegram (Eau Claire, Wisconsin) on 5 March 1954:
Another hit - run arrest was made Thursday after a car driven by H. B. Bezanson, 75, of 812 Fifth Ave., collided with a parked car and left the scene, the police records show.

According to the report, Bezanson was maneuvering from a parking space in the 600 block of S. Barstow St at about 3 p.m. when his car struck another listed to Allan D. Hanson, 1700 Menomonie St. Damage totalled $5 to Bezanson's card and $20 to the other, according to police estimates.11


     Henry Bernard Bezanson was mentioned in an article that appeared in The Daily Telegram (Eau Claire, Wisconsin) on 11 March 1954:
Traffic Cases

Henry B. Bezanson, 75, of 812 Fifth Ave., forfeited $41.45 by failing to appear before Judge Merrill R. Farr this morning to face a hit and run driving charge. He was arrested at 7:50 p.m. March 4 in connection with an accident in the 600 block of S. Barstow St.12

Census Summary

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Death
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Census, Residence

Census1881Henry Bernard Bezanson appeared on the census of 1881 in the household of Amos Bezanson and Isabella Smith at Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia.13
Census1891Henry Bernard Bezanson appeared on the census of 1891 in the household of Amos Bezanson and Isabella Smith at Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia.14
Census1901B. H. Bezanson appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of William Romans and Elsie Myrtle Bezanson at Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia.3,15
Census1910Henry Bernard Bezanson appeared on the census of 1910 at Minneapolis, Minnesota, as a boarder in the household of Oscar Martinson.16
Census1920Henry Bernard Bezanson and Harriett Zwicker appeared on the census of 1920 at 3712 Blaisdell Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota, with Malcolm James Bezanson, Randall Bezanson and Peter Floyd Bezanson.17
Census1930Henry Bernard Bezanson and Harriett Zwicker appeared on the census of 1930 at 812 Fifth Avenue, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, with Malcolm James Bezanson, Randall Bezanson and Peter Floyd Bezanson.18
Census1940Henry Bernard Bezanson and Harriett Zwicker appeared on the census of 1940 at 812 Fifth Avenue, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, with Palma [Alma?] Johnson, a maid, age 20.19
Last Edited19 Apr 2016

Citations

  1. [S665] National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), "U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942", Henry Bernard Bezanson; State: Wisconsis; Local Board 1, u Claire County; Serial Number: U1045.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 51.
  3. [S5] 1901 Canadian Census; Hammond Plains, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Family: 75; Page: 9; Lines: 4-10.
  4. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Henry B. Bezanson; Registration Year: 1876; Book: 1811; Page: 215; Number: 1550.
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 113, where the date is 1876, Oct. 13.
  6. [S3] Social Security Death Index, HENRY BEZANSON, Born=31 Oct 1878, Died=Mar 1963, Residence=Wisconsin, Issued=MN (Before 1951).
  7. [S652] FamilySearch Internet, "1881 Canadian Census Index", Census Place=Hammond's Plains, Halifax, Nova Scotia, FHL Film=1375805, NA Film=C-13169, District=10, Sub-district=K, Page=2, Household=9, Name=Henry Bezanson, where his age was 4.
  8. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 113.
  9. [S836] Various Contributors, "Find A Grave", Henry B. Bezanson, Forest Hill Cemetery, Eau Claire, Wisconsin; Memorial Number: 99225928.
  10. [S2] Henry B. Bezanson Death Notice, THe Daily Telegram (Eau Claire, Wisconsin), 30 March 1963, p. 4.
  11. [S19] "Hit and Run", The Daily Telegram (Eau Claire, Wisconsin), 5 March 1954, p. 3.
  12. [S19] "Traffic Cases", The Daily Telegram (Eau Claire, Wisconsin), 11 March 1954, p. 3.
  13. [S652] FamilySearch Internet, "1881 Canadian Census Index", Census Place=Hammond's Plains, Halifax, Nova Scotia, FHL Film=1375805, NA Film=C-13169, District=10, Sub-district=K, Page=2, Household=9, Name=Amos Bezanson.
  14. [S5] 1891 Canadian Census; Hammonds Plains, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Roll: T-6315; Family: 11; Page: 3.
  15. [S617] Automated Genealogy, "1901 Census of Canada", Schedule 1 Microfilm T-6452, Transcriber=Deborah David, District=NS HALIFAX, Subdistrict=Hammond Plains t Page 9, Line=4, Family=75.
  16. [S4] 1910 U.S. Federal Census; Minneapolis Ward 3, Hennepin, Minnesota; FHL Film: 1374713; Roll: T624_700; ED: 0045; Page: 14B; Lines: 77-82.
  17. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; Minneapolis Ward 13, Hennepin, Minnesota; Roll: T625_838; Image: 818; ED: 236; Page: 6B; Lines: 52-56.
  18. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin; FHL Film: 2342305; Roll: 2571; Image: 860.0; ED: 0013; Page: 14B; Lines: 93-97.
  19. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4477; ED: 18-14A; Page: 8A; Lines: 8-10.
  20. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 113, 196.

Harriett Zwicker

F, #1343, b. 1882, d. 1947
FatherPeter Zwicker

Family

Henry Bernard Bezanson b. 30 Oct 1876, d. 29 Mar 1963
Children
     Harriett Zwicker was born in 1882.1 She married Henry Bernard Bezanson, son of Amos Bezanson and Isabella Smith, in 1911.1 Harriett Zwicker died in 1947.1

Census Summary

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1940
Death
1947

Census, Residence

Census1920Henry Bernard Bezanson and Harriett Zwicker appeared on the census of 1920 at 3712 Blaisdell Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota, with Malcolm James Bezanson, Randall Bezanson and Peter Floyd Bezanson.2
Census1930Henry Bernard Bezanson and Harriett Zwicker appeared on the census of 1930 at 812 Fifth Avenue, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, with Malcolm James Bezanson, Randall Bezanson and Peter Floyd Bezanson.3
Census1940Henry Bernard Bezanson and Harriett Zwicker appeared on the census of 1940 at 812 Fifth Avenue, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, with Palma [Alma?] Johnson, a maid, age 20.4
Last Edited9 Feb 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 113.
  2. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; Minneapolis Ward 13, Hennepin, Minnesota; Roll: T625_838; Image: 818; ED: 236; Page: 6B; Lines: 52-56.
  3. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin; FHL Film: 2342305; Roll: 2571; Image: 860.0; ED: 0013; Page: 14B; Lines: 93-97.
  4. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4477; ED: 18-14A; Page: 8A; Lines: 8-10.
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 113, 196.

Isabelle Bezanson

F, #1344, b. 18 July 1831, d. 6 April 1881
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 067.1
FatherJames Bezanson b. 9 Nov 1802, d. 16 May 1872
MotherDorothy Melvin b. 1811, d. 1866

Family

George Smith b. 27 Nov 1824, d. 5 Jul 1871
Children
RelationshipGreat-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Isabelle Bezanson was born on 18 July 1831.2,3 She married George Smith, son of Nathaniel Smith and Mary Mason. Isabelle Bezanson died on 6 April 1881 at age 49.4,3 She was buried in Hammonds Plains Baptist Cemetery, Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia.3,5
Last Edited5 Mar 2004

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 13.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 13, where the birth date includes only the year.
  3. [S151] George Newbury, "Hammonds Plains Baptist Cemetery", January 15, 2000, "SMITH, George November 27, 1824 - July 5, 1871, His wife Isabella BEZANSON Jul 18, 1831 - Apr 6, 1881, Children Adolphus Jan 11, 1854 - Mar 30, 1860, Albert May 28, 1859 - Jun 22, 1861, Infant - Jan 28, 1853."
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 13, where the death date includes only the year.
  5. [S626] Bob Hegerich, Cemetery Records of Halifax County, Hammonds Plains Baptist Cemetery, Hammonds Plains, Stone #5, "Smith, George November 27, 1824 - July 5, 1871 ; His Wife Isabella Bezanson Jul 18, 1831 - Apr 6, 1881 ; Children Adolphus Jan 11, 1854 - Mar 30, 1860 ; Albert May 28, 1859 - Jun 22, 1861 ; Infant - Jan 28, 1853."

George Smith

M, #1345, b. 27 November 1824, d. 5 July 1871
FatherNathaniel Smith
MotherMary Mason

Family

Isabelle Bezanson b. 18 Jul 1831, d. 6 Apr 1881
Children
     George Smith was born on 27 November 1824.1 He married Isabelle Bezanson, daughter of James Bezanson and Dorothy Melvin. George Smith died on 5 July 1871 at age 46.1 He was buried in Hammonds Plains Baptist Cemetery, Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia.1,2
Last Edited5 Mar 2004

Citations

  1. [S151] George Newbury, "Hammonds Plains Baptist Cemetery", January 15, 2000, "SMITH, George November 27, 1824 - July 5, 1871, His wife Isabella BEZANSON Jul 18, 1831 - Apr 6, 1881, Children Adolphus Jan 11, 1854 - Mar 30, 1860, Albert May 28, 1859 - Jun 22, 1861, Infant - Jan 28, 1853."
  2. [S626] Bob Hegerich, Cemetery Records of Halifax County, Hammonds Plains Baptist Cemetery, Hammonds Plains, Stone #5, "Smith, George November 27, 1824 - July 5, 1871 ; His Wife Isabella Bezanson Jul 18, 1831 - Apr 6, 1881 ; Children Adolphus Jan 11, 1854 - Mar 30, 1860 ; Albert May 28, 1859 - Jun 22, 1861 ; Infant - Jan 28, 1853."

Adolphus Smith

M, #1346, b. 11 January 1854, d. 30 March 1860
FatherGeorge Smith b. 27 Nov 1824, d. 5 Jul 1871
MotherIsabelle Bezanson b. 18 Jul 1831, d. 6 Apr 1881
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Adolphus Smith was born on 11 January 1854.1 He died on 30 March 1860 at age 6.1 He was buried in Hammonds Plains Baptist Cemetery, Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia.1,2
Last Edited5 Mar 2004

Citations

  1. [S151] George Newbury, "Hammonds Plains Baptist Cemetery", January 15, 2000, "SMITH, George November 27, 1824 - July 5, 1871, His wife Isabella BEZANSON Jul 18, 1831 - Apr 6, 1881, Children Adolphus Jan 11, 1854 - Mar 30, 1860, Albert May 28, 1859 - Jun 22, 1861, Infant - Jan 28, 1853."
  2. [S626] Bob Hegerich, Cemetery Records of Halifax County, Hammonds Plains Baptist Cemetery, Hammonds Plains, Stone #5, "Smith, George November 27, 1824 - July 5, 1871 ; His Wife Isabella Bezanson Jul 18, 1831 - Apr 6, 1881 ; Children Adolphus Jan 11, 1854 - Mar 30, 1860 ; Albert May 28, 1859 - Jun 22, 1861 ; Infant - Jan 28, 1853."

Albert Smith

M, #1347, b. 28 May 1859, d. 22 June 1861
FatherGeorge Smith b. 27 Nov 1824, d. 5 Jul 1871
MotherIsabelle Bezanson b. 18 Jul 1831, d. 6 Apr 1881
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Albert Smith was born on 28 May 1859.1 He died on 22 June 1861 at age 2.1 He was buried in Hammonds Plains Baptist Cemetery, Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia.1,2
Last Edited5 Mar 2004

Citations

  1. [S151] George Newbury, "Hammonds Plains Baptist Cemetery", January 15, 2000, "SMITH, George November 27, 1824 - July 5, 1871, His wife Isabella BEZANSON Jul 18, 1831 - Apr 6, 1881, Children Adolphus Jan 11, 1854 - Mar 30, 1860, Albert May 28, 1859 - Jun 22, 1861, Infant - Jan 28, 1853."
  2. [S626] Bob Hegerich, Cemetery Records of Halifax County, Hammonds Plains Baptist Cemetery, Hammonds Plains, Stone #5, "Smith, George November 27, 1824 - July 5, 1871 ; His Wife Isabella Bezanson Jul 18, 1831 - Apr 6, 1881 ; Children Adolphus Jan 11, 1854 - Mar 30, 1860 ; Albert May 28, 1859 - Jun 22, 1861 ; Infant - Jan 28, 1853."

(?) Smith

?, #1348, b. circa 1853, d. 28 January 1853
FatherGeorge Smith b. 27 Nov 1824, d. 5 Jul 1871
MotherIsabelle Bezanson b. 18 Jul 1831, d. 6 Apr 1881
Relationship2nd great-grandchild of Jean George Bezanson
     (?) Smith was born circa 1853.1 (?) Smith died on 28 January 1853.1 (?) Smith was buried in Hammonds Plains Baptist Cemetery, Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia.1
Last Edited19 Jan 2002

Citations

  1. [S151] George Newbury, "Hammonds Plains Baptist Cemetery", January 15, 2000, "SMITH, George November 27, 1824 - July 5, 1871, His wife Isabella BEZANSON Jul 18, 1831 - Apr 6, 1881, Children Adolphus Jan 11, 1854 - Mar 30, 1860, Albert May 28, 1859 - Jun 22, 1861, Infant - Jan 28, 1853."

Benjamin Bezanson

M, #1349, b. 12 December 1834, d. 17 February 1860
FatherJames Bezanson b. 9 Nov 1802, d. 16 May 1872
MotherDorothy Melvin b. 1811, d. 1866
RelationshipGreat-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Benjamin Bezanson was born on 12 December 1834.1 He never married. He died on 17 February 1860 at age 25.1
Last Edited19 Jan 2002

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 13.

William Bezanson

M, #1350, b. 9 February 1836, d. 13 November 1846
FatherJames Bezanson b. 9 Nov 1802, d. 16 May 1872
MotherDorothy Melvin b. 1811, d. 1866
RelationshipGreat-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     William Bezanson was born on 9 February 1836.1 He died on 13 November 1846 at age 10.1
     From Bezansons from Nova Scotia, "But in School 1846, Oct. 29."1
Last Edited21 Jan 2002

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 13.

Clara Bezanson

F, #1351, b. 13 April 1838, d. 1868
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 068.1
FatherJames Bezanson b. 9 Nov 1802, d. 16 May 1872
MotherDorothy Melvin b. 1811, d. 1866

Family

Benjamin Thomson b. 1831, d. 1907
Children
RelationshipGreat-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Clara Bezanson was also known as Clarissa Bezanson.2 She was born on 13 April 1838.1 She married Benjamin Thomson, son of Robert Thomson and Margaret Duncan, circa 21 January 1859.3 Clara Bezanson died in 1868.4,5 She was buried in Hammonds Plains Baptist Cemetery, Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia.6
Last Edited18 Oct 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 13.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 13, 52.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 52, which shows the date as "m.b. 1859, Jan. 21" where I suspect "m.b." means "marriage bann."
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 13, 52, where the death date is "1874", which does not agree with her gravestone.
  5. [S151] George Newbury, "Hammonds Plains Baptist Cemetery", January 15, 2000, "THOMSON, Benjamin 1832 - 1907, His wives: Clara 1833 - 1868, Mary Ann 1851 - 1881, Florence H. 1871 - 1874, Leslie S. 1880 - 1881, Howard M. 1873 - 1881, Children of Benj. & Mary A., Theodore 1859 - 1888 - In Minnesota."
  6. [S151] George Newbury, "Hammonds Plains Baptist Cemetery", January 15, 2000, "THOMSON, Benjamin 1832 - 1907, His wives: Clara 1833 - 1868, Mary Ann 1851 - 1881."
  7. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia.
  8. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 52.

Benjamin Thomson

M, #1352, b. 1831, d. 1907
FatherRobert Thomson b. c 1786, d. 29 Mar 1868
MotherMargaret Duncan d. 28 Feb 1885

Family 1

Clara Bezanson b. 13 Apr 1838, d. 1868
Children

Family 2

Mary Ann (?) b. 1851, d. 1881
Children
  • Florence H. Thomson4 b. 1871, d. 1874
  • Howard Thomson4 b. 1873, d. 1881
  • Leslie S. Thomson4 b. 1880, d. 1881
     Benjamin Thomson was born in 1831.1 He married Clara Bezanson, daughter of James Bezanson and Dorothy Melvin, circa 21 January 1859.2 Benjamin Thomson became a widower upon the death of his wife Clara Bezanson in 1868.3,4 Benjamin Thomson married Mary Ann (?).4 Benjamin Thomson appears to be living in the household of David Thomson, relationship unknown, in the census of 1901 for Hammond's Plain, Nova Scotia. He died in 1907.4 He was buried in Hammonds Plains Baptist Cemetery, Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia.4 He outlived two wives and six of eight (known) children. His gravestone inscription reads:

THOMSON, Benjamin 1832 - 1907
His wives: Clara 1833 - 1868
Mary Ann 1851 - 1881

Florence H. 1871 - 1874
Leslie S. 1880 - 1881
Howard M. 1873 - 1881
Children of Benj. & Mary A.

Theodore 1859 - 1888 - In Minnesota.4
Last Edited20 Oct 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 52.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 52, which shows the date as "m.b. 1859, Jan. 21" where I suspect "m.b." means "marriage bann."
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 13, 52, where the death date is "1874", which does not agree with her gravestone.
  4. [S151] George Newbury, "Hammonds Plains Baptist Cemetery", January 15, 2000, "THOMSON, Benjamin 1832 - 1907, His wives: Clara 1833 - 1868, Mary Ann 1851 - 1881, Florence H. 1871 - 1874, Leslie S. 1880 - 1881, Howard M. 1873 - 1881, Children of Benj. & Mary A., Theodore 1859 - 1888 - In Minnesota."
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia.

Melissa Bezanson

F, #1353, b. 6 August 1840, d. 24 November 1864
FatherJames Bezanson b. 9 Nov 1802, d. 16 May 1872
MotherDorothy Melvin b. 1811, d. 1866
RelationshipGreat-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Melissa Bezanson was born on 6 August 1840.1 She married Josiah Frisell on 13 June 1863. She was 22.1 Melissa Bezanson died on 24 November 1864 at age 24.1
Last Edited15 Feb 1999

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 13.

James W. Bezanson

M, #1355, b. 1842, d. 15 August 1877
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 069.1
FatherJames Bezanson b. 9 Nov 1802, d. 16 May 1872
MotherDorothy Melvin b. 1811, d. 1866

Family

Mary Mercilla Melvin b. 12 Mar 1851, d. 1940
Children
RelationshipGreat-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     James W. Bezanson was born in 1842.1,2 He married Mary Mercilla Melvin, daughter of James Melvin and Susannah Johnson, on 25 December 1873. She was 22.3 James W. Bezanson died on 15 August 1877.4,2 He was buried in Hammonds Plains Baptist Cemetery, Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia.2,5
Last Edited5 Mar 2004

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 13.
  2. [S151] George Newbury, "Hammonds Plains Baptist Cemetery", January 15, 2000, "BEZANSON, James d Aug 15, 1877 35 yrs."
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 13, 53.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 13, which shows the death year only.
  5. [S626] Bob Hegerich, Cemetery Records of Halifax County, Hammonds Plains Baptist Cemetery, Hammonds Plains, Stone #113, "Bezanson, James d Aug 15, 1877 35 Yrs."
  6. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 53.

Mary Mercilla Melvin

F, #1356, b. 12 March 1851, d. 1940
FatherJames Melvin1
MotherSusannah Johnson1

Family

James W. Bezanson b. 1842, d. 15 Aug 1877
Children
     Mary Mercilla Melvin was born on 12 March 1851.2,3 She married James W. Bezanson, son of James Bezanson and Dorothy Melvin, on 25 December 1873. She was 22.4 Mary Mercilla Melvin became a widow at age 26 upon the death of her husband James W. Bezanson on 15 August 1877.5,6 According to Bezansons from Nova Scotia, "After James' death Mercilla lived Wolfville, then back to H.P. on Bezanson homestead, diagonally opposite the Baptist Church, site now (1989) Raymond Smith."1 Mary Mercilla Melvin died in 1940.2 She was buried in Hammonds Plains Baptist Cemetery, Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia.2,7

Census Summary

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Census, Residence

Census1881Mary Mercilla Melvin appeared on the census of 1881 at Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, with Ernest Bezanson and Charles Bezanson.8
Census1891Mary Mercilla Melvin appeared on the census of 1891 at Wolfville, Nova Scotia, with Ernest Bezanson and Charles Bezanson.9
Census1901Mary Mercilla Melvin appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of Charles Bezanson at Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia.3
Census1911Mary Mercilla Melvin appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Charles Bezanson at Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia.10
Census1921Mary Mercilla Melvin appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Charles Bezanson and Elfleda Melvin at Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia.11
Last Edited29 Oct 2006

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 53.
  2. [S151] George Newbury, "Hammonds Plains Baptist Cemetery", January 15, 2000, where she appears with her married name of Bezanson, "BEZANSON, Mary Mercilla 1848 - 1940."
  3. [S617] Automated Genealogy, "1901 Census of Canada", Details=Schedule 1 Microfilm T-6452, Transcriber=Deborah David, District=NS HALIFAX (#33), Subdistrict=Hammond Plains t Page 9, Line=37, Family=80, Name=Bezzanson Charles.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 13, 53.
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 13, which shows the death year only.
  6. [S151] George Newbury, "Hammonds Plains Baptist Cemetery", January 15, 2000, "BEZANSON, James d Aug 15, 1877 35 yrs."
  7. [S626] Bob Hegerich, Cemetery Records of Halifax County, St. John's Anglican Cemetery, Necum Teuch, Stone #14, "Bezanson Mary Elizabeth, D. Jan. 8,1923, Aged 83 Yrs. ; (Wife Of John D.)."
  8. [S652] FamilySearch Internet, "1881 Canadian Census Index", Census Place=Hammond's Plains, Halifax, Nova Scotia, FHL Film=1375805, NA Film=C-13169, District=10, Sub-district=K, Page=1, Household=4, Name=Mercilla Bezanson.
  9. [S350] Census Records of Kings County (published), 1891, Wolfville, Location=h-1, Page=5, Line=11-13, Family=19.
  10. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Halifax, Nova Scotia; Family: 112; Page: 13.
  11. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Hammond Plains Polling District No 16, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 43; Page: 3; Lines: 13-15.

Susan Bezanson

F, #1357, b. 3 January 1845, d. 24 December 1869
FatherJames Bezanson b. 9 Nov 1802, d. 16 May 1872
MotherDorothy Melvin b. 1811, d. 1866
RelationshipGreat-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Susan Bezanson was born on 3 January 1845.1 She died on 24 December 1869 at age 24.1 She never married.
Last Edited21 Jan 2002

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 13.

George Bezanson

M, #1358, b. 1846, d. 1870
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 070.1
FatherJames Bezanson b. 9 Nov 1802, d. 16 May 1872
MotherDorothy Melvin b. 1811, d. 1866

Family

Elizabeth Mason b. c 1850
Child
RelationshipGreat-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     George Bezanson was born in 1846.2 He married Elizabeth Mason, daughter of George Mason and Elizabeth Melvin, on 21 January 1870 at London, Ontario.3,4,2 George Bezanson died in 1870 at Ontario.2
Last Edited6 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 13.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 13, 53.
  3. [S857] Archives of Ontario, "Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1801-1928", Bezanson, George; Mason, Elizabeth; Year: 1870; Image: 145.
  4. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Bezanson, George Victor; Registration Year: 1871; Book: 1810; Page: 80; Number: 206.
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 53.

Elizabeth Mason

F, #1359, b. circa 1850
FatherGeorge Mason1 b. c 1813
MotherElizabeth Melvin1 b. c 1817

Family

George Bezanson b. 1846, d. 1870
Child
     Elizabeth Mason was born circa 1850 at Nova Scotia.2 She married George Bezanson, son of James Bezanson and Dorothy Melvin, on 21 January 1870 at London, Ontario.3,4,5 Elizabeth Mason became a widow upon the death of her husband George Bezanson in 1870 at Ontario.5

Census Summary

1850
Birth
1850
1860
1870
Census
1871

Census, Residence

Census1871Elizabeth Mason appeared on the census of 1871 in the household of George Mason and Elizabeth Melvin at Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited6 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S5] 1881 Canadian Census; Hammonds Plains, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Roll: C_13169; Family: 8; Page: 2.
  2. [S5] 1871 Canadian Census; Hammonds Plains, Halifax West, Nova Scotia; Roll: C-10553; Family: 46; Page: 14.
  3. [S857] Archives of Ontario, "Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1801-1928", Bezanson, George; Mason, Elizabeth; Year: 1870; Image: 145.
  4. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Bezanson, George Victor; Registration Year: 1871; Book: 1810; Page: 80; Number: 206.
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 13, 53.
  6. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 53.

Amanda Bezanson

F, #1360, b. 16 August 1848, d. 26 February 1883
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 071.1
FatherJames Bezanson b. 9 Nov 1802, d. 16 May 1872
MotherDorothy Melvin b. 1811, d. 1866
RelationshipGreat-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Amanda Bezanson was born on 16 August 1848.2 She married William Johnson, son of James Johnson and Elizabeth Seaton, on 19 August 1876 at Halifax, Nova Scotia. She was 28.3 Amanda Bezanson died on 26 February 1883 at age 34.2
Last Edited18 Jun 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 13.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 13, 54.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 54.