Percy Milton Bezanson1

M, #20299, b. 26 August 1900, d. 6 October 1992
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 365.1
FatherPercy Miller Bezanson1 b. 19 Mar 1874, d. 25 Aug 1957
MotherBlanche Emeroy Sherwood1 b. 22 Nov 1882, d. 1 Mar 1966
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Percy Milton Bezanson was born on 26 August 1900 at Day, South Dakota.2,1 He married Ida Ruth Lenk, daughter of Harry E. Lenk and Gertrude Lucille Moore, on 28 January 1928 at Los Angeles, California. He was 27. She was 20.3 Percy Milton Bezanson and Gertrude Maude Bezanson were guests of honor at the opening of the Old Bezanson townsite founded by their father's brother, Maynard Bezanson, author of the book SODBUSTERS INVADE THE PEACE. A report of this homecoming was published in the Grande Prairie Herald Tribune, Aug. 30, 1988, including a photo of siblings Gertrude and Percy.4 Percy Milton Bezanson died on 6 October 1992 at California at age 92.5,6

Census Summary

1900
Birth
1900
1910
Census
1910
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1920
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1930
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1990
Death
1992

Census, Residence

Census1910Percy Milton Bezanson appeared on the census of 1910 in the household of Percy Miller Bezanson and Blanche Emeroy Sherwood at Presho, South Dakota.7
Census1916Percy Milton Bezanson appeared on the census of 1916 in the household of Percy Miller Bezanson and Blanche Emeroy Sherwood at Bezanson, Alberta.8
Census1930Percy Milton Bezanson and Ida Ruth Lenk appeared on the census of 1930 at Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Califronia, with Arlene Ruth Bezanson.9
Census1940Percy Milton Bezanson and Ida Ruth Lenk appeared on the census of 1940 at 658 West Gage Avenue, Los Angeles, California, with Arlene Ruth Bezanson and Geraldine Gwen Bezanson.10
Last Edited29 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 122.
  2. [S925] South Dakota Department of Health, "South Dakota, Birth Index, 1856-1915", Percy Milton Bezanson; 26 August 1900.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 122, 205.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 205.
  5. [S3] Social Security Death Index, PERCY M BEZANSON, Born=26 Aug 1900, Died=06 Oct 1992, Residence=90638 La Mirada, Los Angeles, CA, Issued=CA (Before 1951).
  6. [S416] State of California Department of Health Services, "California Death Index, 1940-1997", Surname=BEZANSON, Given Name=PERCY, Middle Name=M, Sex=MALE, Birth Date=26 Aug 1901, Death Date=6 Oct 1992, Birth Place=SOUTH DAKOTA, Death Place=ORANGE, Mother's Maiden Name=SHERWOOD.
  7. [S4] 1910 U.S. Federal Census; Presho, Lyman, South Dakota; FHL Film: 1375497; Roll: T624_1484; ED: 0061; Page: 4B; Lines: 73-76.
  8. [S5] 1916 Canadian Census; Alberta, Edmonton West, 25; Roll: T-21951; Family: 15; Page: 1.
  9. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles; Roll: T626_152; Image: 0146; ED: 520; Page: 12B.
  10. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California; Roll: T627_426; ED: 60-591; Page: 8A; Lines: 26-29.

Ida Ruth Lenk1

F, #20300, b. 31 March 1907, d. 6 March 1982
FatherHarry E. Lenk2
MotherGertrude Lucille Moore2
     Ida Ruth Lenk was born on 31 March 1907 at Marlette, Michigan.2,3,4 She married Percy Milton Bezanson, son of Percy Miller Bezanson and Blanche Emeroy Sherwood, on 28 January 1928 at Los Angeles, California. She was 20. He was 27.1 Ida Ruth Lenk died on 6 March 1982 at Belleflower, Los Angeles County, California, at age 74.2,3,4

Census Summary

1900
Birth
1907
1910
1920
1930
Census
1930
1940
Census
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
Death
1982

Census, Residence

Census1930Percy Milton Bezanson and Ida Ruth Lenk appeared on the census of 1930 at Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Califronia, with Arlene Ruth Bezanson.5
Census1940Percy Milton Bezanson and Ida Ruth Lenk appeared on the census of 1940 at 658 West Gage Avenue, Los Angeles, California, with Arlene Ruth Bezanson and Geraldine Gwen Bezanson.6
Last Edited29 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 122, 205.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 205.
  3. [S3] Social Security Death Index, IDA BEZANSON, Born=31 Mar 1907, Died=Mar 1982, Residence=90706 Bellflower, Los Angeles, CA, Issued=CA (1965).
  4. [S416] State of California Department of Health Services, "California Death Index, 1940-1997", Ida Ruth Bezanson; Birth: 31 March 1907; Death: 06 March 1982.
  5. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles; Roll: T626_152; Image: 0146; ED: 520; Page: 12B.
  6. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California; Roll: T627_426; ED: 60-591; Page: 8A; Lines: 26-29.