Lewis Seeboyer Bezanson1

M, #19590, b. 4 March 1897, d. 16 March 1921
FatherObediah A. Bezanson1 b. 10 Jul 1867, d. 23 Apr 1950
MotherCharity Hope Giffin1 b. 1 Feb 1870, d. 25 Nov 1946
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Lewis Seeboyer Bezanson was born on 4 March 1897.2,3 He was drafted into the Canadian Expeditionary Force on 23 May 1918 at Aldershot, Nova Scotia. He was described as 5ft 8½in tall with brown eyes and dark hair.4 He died on 16 March 1921 at Goldboro, Nova Scotia, at age 24.1

Census Summary

1890
Birth
1897
1900
Census
1901
1910
Census
1911
1920
Death
1921

Census, Residence

Census1901Lewis Seeboyer Bezanson appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of Obediah A. Bezanson and Charity Hope Giffin at Isaac's Harbour, Nova Scotia.3
Census1911Lewis Seeboyer Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Obediah A. Bezanson and Charity Hope Giffin at Goldboro, Nova Scotia.5
Last Edited15 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 108.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 108, where the birthdate is "1897."
  3. [S617] Automated Genealogy, "1901 Census of Canada", Schedule 1 Microfilm T-6450, Transcriber=Lynn Henry, District=NS GUYSBOROUGH, Subdistrict=Isaac Harbour j Page 10, Line=44.
  4. [S808] Library and Archives Canada, "Canada, Soldiers of the First World War, 1914-1918", Bezanson, Lewis Seaboyer; MSA; Date: 23 May 1918.
  5. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Guysborough, Nova Scotia; Family: 85; Page: 9.

George Elkanah Bezanson1

M, #19591, b. 16 February 1896, d. 17 February 1958
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 317.2
FatherAlonzo Caleb Bezanson1 b. 1 Dec 1855, d. 7 May 1912
MotherBertha Mader1 b. Aug 1868, d. 1 Aug 1949

Family

Mabel Winnifred Creelman b. 19 May 1898, d. 8 Jan 1997
Children
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     George Elkanah Bezanson was born on 16 February 1896 at Kingsburg, Nova Scotia.3,1 He volunteered for the Canadian Expeditionary Force on 20 October 1915. He was described as 5ft 2½in tall with brown eyes and dark brown hair.3 He married Mabel Winnifred Creelman.1 George Elkanah Bezanson died on 17 February 1958 at age 62.1

Census Summary

1890
Birth
1896
1900
Census
1901
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
Death
1958

Census, Residence

Census1901George Elkanah Bezanson appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of Alonzo Caleb Bezanson and Bertha Mader at Cross Roads, Nova Scotia.4
Census1911George Elkanah Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Alonzo Caleb Bezanson and Bertha Mader at Lower Kingsburg, Nova Scotia.5
Census1921George Elkanah Bezanson and Mabel Winnifred Creelman appeared on the census of 1921 at 384 Gottingen Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, with Ralph Stanley Bezanson living at the same address as George's cousin Iva Belle Bezanson.6
Last Edited24 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 102, 186.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 102.
  3. [S808] Library and Archives Canada, "Canada, Soldiers of the First World War, 1914-1918", Bezanson, George Elkanah; Attestation; Date: 20 October 1915.
  4. [S5] 1901 Canadian Census; Cross Roads, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Family: 150; Page: 14; Lines: 24-31.
  5. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Rose Bay, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Family: 56; Page: 5; Lines: 14-22.
  6. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Halifax (City), Halifax, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 44; Page: 8; Lines: 49-50; Page 9; Line: 1.
  7. [S2] Bezanson, Mabel W. Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 10 January 1997.
  8. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 186.

Mabel Winnifred Creelman1

F, #19592, b. 19 May 1898, d. 8 January 1997

Family

George Elkanah Bezanson b. 16 Feb 1896, d. 17 Feb 1958
Children
     Mabel Winnifred Creelman was born on 19 May 1898 at Nova Scotia.2,3 She married George Elkanah Bezanson, son of Alonzo Caleb Bezanson and Bertha Mader.1 Mabel Winnifred Creelman died on 8 January 1997 at St. Vincent's Guest House, Halifax, Nova Scotia, at age 98.4 She was buried on 11 January 1997 in Fairview Cemetery, Chisholm Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia.4

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 10 January 1997:
Bezanson, Mabel W. - 98, Halifax, died January 8, 1997, in St. Vincent's Guest House.

Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Ella (Hotchkiss) Creelman. She was an active worker in both St. Joseph's and St. Mary's parishes for many years.

She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Surviving are nieces, Margaret Zinck, Iva Whalen, Marion Radford, Halifax; nephew, Hugh Zinck, Newmarket, Ont.

She was predeceased by her husband George; son, Ralph; daughters, Muriel, Lillian; 13 brothers and sisters.

Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in J. A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor Street, Halifax. Funeral 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Very Rev. A.M. O'Driscoll officiating. Burial in Fairview Cemetery.4

Census Summary

1890
Birth
1898
1900
1910
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
Death
1997

Census, Residence

Census1921George Elkanah Bezanson and Mabel Winnifred Creelman appeared on the census of 1921 at 384 Gottingen Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, with Ralph Stanley Bezanson living at the same address as George's cousin Iva Belle Bezanson.3
Last Edited16 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 102, 186.
  2. [S678] Various Contributors, "BillionGraves", Mabel Winnifred Bezanson, Fairview Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Memorial Number: 10840363.
  3. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Halifax (City), Halifax, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 44; Page: 8; Lines: 49-50; Page 9; Line: 1.
  4. [S2] Bezanson, Mabel W. Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 10 January 1997.
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 186.

Ralph Stanley Bezanson1

M, #19593, b. 10 January 1921, d. 29 March 1943
FatherGeorge Elkanah Bezanson1 b. 16 Feb 1896, d. 17 Feb 1958
MotherMabel Winnifred Creelman1 b. 19 May 1898, d. 8 Jan 1997
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Ralph Stanley Bezanson was born on 10 January 1921.1 He died on 29 March 1943 at age 22.1,2 He was buried in Halifax Fort Massey Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia.2

Census Summary

1920
Birth
1921
Census
1921
1930
1940
Death
1943

Census, Residence

Census1921Ralph Stanley Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of George Elkanah Bezanson and Mabel Winnifred Creelman at 384 Gottingen Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia.3
Last Edited7 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 186.
  2. [S398] Commonwealth War Graves Commission, "Debit of Honour Register", 21 May 2000, Sec. E. Grave 60.
  3. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Halifax (City), Halifax, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 44; Page: 8; Lines: 49-50; Page 9; Line: 1.

Lillian Winnifred Bezanson1

F, #19594, b. 4 May 1924, d. 17 June 1931
FatherGeorge Elkanah Bezanson1 b. 16 Feb 1896, d. 17 Feb 1958
MotherMabel Winnifred Creelman1 b. 19 May 1898, d. 8 Jan 1997
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Lillian Winnifred Bezanson was born on 4 May 1924.1 She died on 17 June 1931 at age 7.1
Last Edited21 May 2000

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 186.