Alice Edna Bezanson1,2

F, #20582, b. 23 March 1911
FatherDavid William Bezanson2 b. 19 Sep 1875, d. 24 Jan 1972
MotherHattie May Wentzell2 b. 19 May 1878, d. 1965

Family

Otto Douglas White b. 14 Jan 1905
Children
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Alice Edna Bezanson was born on 23 March 1911 at Brickton, Nova Scotia.1,2 She married Otto Douglas White on 23 August 1928 at Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia. She was 17. He was 23.3,2

Census Summary

1910
Birth
1911
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921

Census, Residence

Census1911Alice Edna Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of David William Bezanson and Hattie May Wentzell at Brickton, Nova Scotia.4
Census1921Alice Edna Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of David William Bezanson and Hattie May Wentzell at Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia.5
LivedAlice Edna Bezanson and Otto Douglas White may have been married in or lived in Brickton, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited22 Apr 2016

Citations

  1. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Alice Edna Bezanson; Registration Year: 1911; Page: 58600957; Number: 58600959.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 137.
  3. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Alice E. Bezanson; Otto Douglas White; Registration Year: 1928; Book: 52; Page: 945.
  4. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Annapolis, Nova Scotia; Page: 9; Family: 101; Lines: 20-29.
  5. [S5] Lawrencetown No.3, Digby-Annapolis, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 43; Page: 7; Lines: 47-50; Page: 8; Lines: 1-5 Canadian Census.
  6. [S2] Victor Henry White Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 22 September 1997.

Kathleen Bezanson1

F, #20584, b. 1919
FatherDavid William Bezanson1 b. 19 Sep 1875, d. 24 Jan 1972
MotherHattie May Wentzell1 b. 19 May 1878, d. 1965
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Kathleen Bezanson was born in 1919.1 She moved with David William Bezanson and Hattie May Wentzell to Braintree, Massachusetts, on 3 May 1929.2 Kathleen Bezanson married Thornton Crisp.1

Census Summary

1910
Birth
1919
1920
Census
1921
1930
Census
1930

Census, Residence

Census1921Kathleen Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of David William Bezanson and Hattie May Wentzell at Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia.3
Census1930Kathleen Bezanson appeared on the census of 1930 in the household of David William Bezanson and Hattie May Wentzell at 308 Commercial Street, Braintree, Massachusetts.4
Last Edited21 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 137.
  2. [S922] Family Search, "Vermont, St. Albans Canadian Border Crossings, 1895-1954", 3 May 1929.
  3. [S5] Lawrencetown No.3, Digby-Annapolis, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 43; Page: 7; Lines: 47-50; Page: 8; Lines: 1-5 Canadian Census.
  4. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts; FHL Film: 2340667; Roll: 932; Image: 1110.0; ED: 0008; Page: 8B; Lines: 77-86.

Archibald Bezanson1

M, #20586, b. 1913, d. 3 January 1984
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 397.1
FatherDavid William Bezanson1 b. 19 Sep 1875, d. 24 Jan 1972
MotherHattie May Wentzell1 b. 19 May 1878, d. 1965

Family

Eileen Bernice Charlton b. c 1918, d. 15 Oct 2002
Children
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Archibald Bezanson was born in 1913.2 He moved with David William Bezanson and Hattie May Wentzell to Braintree, Massachusetts, on 3 May 1929.3 Archibald Bezanson married Eileen Bernice Charlton, daughter of Fred Charlton and Hazel Balcom.2 Archibald Bezanson was a sign painter.4 He died on 3 January 1984.2

Census Summary

1910
Birth
1913
1920
Census
1921
1930
Census
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
Death
1984

Census, Residence

Census1921Archibald Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of David William Bezanson and Hattie May Wentzell at Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia.5
Census1930Archibald Bezanson appeared on the census of 1930 in the household of David William Bezanson and Hattie May Wentzell at 308 Commercial Street, Braintree, Massachusetts.6
LivedArchibald Bezanson lived in Brickton, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited22 Nov 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 137.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 137, 217.
  3. [S922] Family Search, "Vermont, St. Albans Canadian Border Crossings, 1895-1954", 3 May 1929.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 217.
  5. [S5] Lawrencetown No.3, Digby-Annapolis, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 43; Page: 7; Lines: 47-50; Page: 8; Lines: 1-5 Canadian Census.
  6. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts; FHL Film: 2340667; Roll: 932; Image: 1110.0; ED: 0008; Page: 8B; Lines: 77-86.

Eileen Bernice Charlton1,2

F, #20587, b. circa 1918, d. 15 October 2002
FatherFred Charlton2
MotherHazel Balcom2

Family

Archibald Bezanson b. 1913, d. 3 Jan 1984
Children
     Eileen Bernice Charlton was born circa 1918 at North Williamston, Nova Scotia.2 She married Archibald Bezanson, son of David William Bezanson and Hattie May Wentzell.3 Eileen Bernice Charlton died on 15 October 2002 at Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton, Nova Scotia.2 She was buried on 17 October 2002 in Fairview Cemetery, Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia.2

     Obituary from The Halifax Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 16 October 2002:
BEZANSON, Eileen Bernice - 84, Lawrencetown, died October 15, 2002, in Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton.

Born in North Williamston, she was a daughter of the late Fred and Hazel (Balcom) Charlton. She was an active member of the Brickton Community Hall and a former member of Canadian Red Cross. She enjoyed gardening.

Surviving are sons, Fred (Barbara), Brickton; John (Isabel), Brickton; sister, Vera (Gordon) Height, North Williamston; brothers, Ronald (Betty), Mission, B.C; Perley (Edera), Pictou; Daniel (Ellen), Coldbrook; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband, Archibald; brothers, Harold and Russell.

Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Warren T. Roop Funeral Home, Middleton. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday in Lawrencetown United Baptist Church. Interment in Fairview Cemetery, Lawrencetown.2
Last Edited24 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 137, 217, no middle name.
  2. [S662] Roberta Joudrey, "Nova Scotia Obituaries", citing Halifax Herald, 16 October 2002, Eileen Bernice Bezanson.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 137, 217.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 217.

Fred Bezanson1

M, #20588, d. 10 July 2006
FatherArchibald Bezanson1 b. 1913, d. 3 Jan 1984
MotherEileen Bernice Charlton1 b. c 1918, d. 15 Oct 2002
Relationship5th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Fred Bezanson was also known as Frederick William.2 He married Barbara (?).3 Fred Bezanson died on 10 July 2006 at The Halifax Herald, Halifax, Nova Scotia, BEZANSON, Frederick William "Fred" - 67, Brickton, passed away peacefully on July 10, 2006, at home with his wife and daughters by his side. Born in Brickton, he was a son of the late Archie and Eileen (Charlton) Bezanson. Fred retired in 1991 as a dispatcher from MT&T and was a member of the Wood Carvers Association and the Telephone Pioneers. He was a past volunteer for the Valley Care Line, a member of the Citizens on Patrol and was nominated as Volunteer of the Year (2006) at Brickton Community Hall. Fred was famous for his four string banjo and years ago, he would be the master of ceremonies and entertainer for various variety shows. He was the last surviving member of his family. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, the former Barbara Masone; daughters, Chrystal (Brent) Townsend, Brickton; and Karen (Hal) Bezanson-Baker, Wilmot; granddaughters, Alicia Townsend, Ashley Baker, and Kristen Baker. He was predeceased by brother, Jack. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. today and funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, July 13, both in Middleton Funeral Home (902) 825-3448, Rev. John Beers and Pastor Lester Simpson officiating. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery, Lawrencetown.4

Census, Residence

LivedFred Bezanson lived in Brickton, Nova Scotia.1
Lived2002He lived in Brickton, Nova Scotia, on 17 October 2002.3
Last Edited22 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 217.
  2. [S2] Bezanson, Frederick William "Fred" Death Notice, The Halifax Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 12 July 2006.
  3. [S662] Roberta Joudrey, "Nova Scotia Obituaries", citing Halifax Herald, 16 October 2002, Eileen Bernice Bezanson.
  4. [S2] Bezanson, Frederick William "Fred" Death Notice, Halifax Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 12 July 2006.

Jack Bezanson1

M, #20589, b. circa 1942, d. 17 January 2006
FatherArchibald Bezanson2 b. 1913, d. 3 Jan 1984
MotherEileen Bernice Charlton2 b. c 1918, d. 15 Oct 2002
Relationship5th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     His full name was John Leroy Bezanson.1,2 Jack Bezanson was born circa 1942 at North Williamston, Nova Scotia.1 He married Isabel Mae Simpson.1 Jack Bezanson died on 17 January 2006.1 He was buried on 20 January 2006 in Fairview Cemetery, Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia.1

     Obituary from The Halifax Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 18 January 2006:
BEZANSON, John LeRoy "Jack" - 64, Brickton, went home peacefully with his Lord on January 17, 2006.

Born in North Williamston, he was a son of the late Archie and Eileen (Charlton) Bezanson. He retired after many years of service with the Department of Highways. Jack enjoyed camping with Isabel at Smith's Cove, hunting, fishing and trapping. He especially loved his grandchildren. He was a friend of Bill W.

He is survived by his wife, the former Isabel Simpson; daughter, Brenda (Derrick) Ward, Kingston; sons, Ricky (Sandra), Lower Sackville; Mark (Tracy), Port George; brother, Fred (Barb), Brickton; and grandchildren, Kristopher, Samantha, Noah John, Brittany, Johnathon, and Tyler.

Visitation will take place 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, January 19, and funeral service will be held 2:30 p.m. Friday, January 20, both in Middleton Funeral Home (902) 825-3448, Rev. Bill MacDougall, Pastor Dan Ingram and Rev. John Beers officiating. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery, Lawrencetown.1

Census, Residence

LivedJack Bezanson lived in Brickton, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited24 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S2] Bezanson, John LeRoy "Jack" Death Notice, The Halifax Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 18 January 2006.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 217.

James E. Price1

M, #20590, b. 16 October 1859
FatherFrancis Price1
MotherMartha Eliza Bezanson1 b. 1 Feb 1844
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     James E. Price was born on 16 October 1859.1
Last Edited20 Jun 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 67.

Annie E. Bezanson1,2

F, #20593, b. 11 October 1868, d. 7 March 1953
FatherJoseph Benjamin Bezanson1 b. 16 Mar 1834, d. 26 Dec 1921
MotherMargaret Ann Corkum1 b. 15 Oct 1845, d. 7 Nov 1931

Family

Augustus Meister b. 7 Apr 1864, d. 29 Oct 1950
Children
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Annie E. Bezanson was also known as Anne Eva Bezanson.3 She was born on 11 October 1868 at Pleasant River, Nova Scotia.3,1 She married Augustus Meister, son of Benjamin Meister and Mary (?), on 1 May 1889 at Cornwallis, Nova Scotia. She was 20. He was 25.4,5,6,7,2 Annie E. Bezanson died on 7 March 1953 at Blanchard-Fraser Memorial Hospital, Kentville, Nova Scotia, at age 84. The informant on her death certificate was Mrs. Lily Victoria (Meister) Russell.8 Annie E. Bezanson was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Kentville, Nova Scotia.8

Census Summary

1860
Birth
1868
1870
1880
Census
1881
1890
Census
1891
1900
Census
1901
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
Death
1953

Census, Residence

Census1881Annie E. Bezanson appeared on the census of 1881 in the household of Joseph Benjamin Bezanson and Margaret Ann Corkum at Chester, Nova Scotia.9
Census1891Augustus Meister and Annie E. Bezanson appeared on the census of 1891 at Port Williams, Nova Scotia, with Joseph B. Meister.10
Census1901Augustus Meister and Annie E. Bezanson appeared on the census of 1901 at Canaan, Nova Scotia, with Benjamin Meister, Frank Meister, Fred Meister, Lila Meister, Ralph Meister and Lily Victoria Meister.11
Census1911Augustus Meister and Annie E. Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 at Horton, Nova Scotia, with Benjamin Meister, Frank Meister, Fred Meister, Ralph Meister and Lily Victoria Meister.12
Census1921Augustus Meister and Annie E. Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 at Kentville, Nova Scotia, with Benjamin Meister, Frank Meister, Lily Victoria Meister and Benjamin Meister and with a lodger, Enos Bishop (32.)13
Last Edited4 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 68.
  2. [S495] John Parker, "Vital Statistics from Kings County Newspapers 1866-1899", August 28, 2001, The Canning Gazette, Canning 27 Apr 1889, "Meister, Frank A. s/o Benjamin Meister of Belcher St. m. May 1 to Annie E., d/o Joseph Bezanson."
  3. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Bezanson, Anna Eva; Registration Year: 1868; Book: 1819; Page: 54; Number: 250.
  4. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Meister, Frank A; Bezanson, Annie E; Registration Year: 1889; Book: 1826; Page: 217; Number: 39.
  5. [S789] "Family Bibles", Genealogical Newsletter of the Nova Scotia Historical Society, No. 25 (Autumn, 1978), p. 110.
  6. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 68, where the marriage date is "1889."
  7. [S143] Marriage Records of Kings County (published), Vol. 1, 217, 39, but the bride's father is "James" not "Joseph", so this entry is suspect.
  8. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Meister, Mrs. Annie Eva; Registration Year: 1953; Page: 2144.
  9. [S652] FamilySearch Internet, "1881 Canadian Census Index", Census Place=Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, FHL Film=1375806, NA Film=C-13170, District=11, Sub-district=F, Division=1, Page=20, Household=91.
  10. [S350] Census Records of Kings County (published), 1891, Port Williams, Location=b-2, Page=19, Line=2-4, Family=90.
  11. [S5] 1901 Canadian Census; Canaan, Kings, Nova Scotia; Family: 77; Page: 7.
  12. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; 24, Kings, Nova Scotia; Family: 101; Page: 10.
  13. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Kentville (Town), Kings, Nova Scotia; Sub-District: 13; Page: 11; Lines: 37-43.
  14. [S350] Census Records of Kings County (published), 1891, Port Williams, Location=b-2, Page=19, Line=4, Family=90.
  15. [S2] Russell, Lily Victoria Death Notice, The Chronicle Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 31 May 1993.

Augustus Meister1

M, #20594, b. 7 April 1864, d. 29 October 1950
FatherBenjamin Meister2
MotherMary (?)2

Family

Annie E. Bezanson b. 11 Oct 1868, d. 7 Mar 1953
Children
     Augustus Meister was also known as Frank A. Meister.3 He was born on 7 April 1864 at New Ross, Nova Scotia.4,5 He married Annie E. Bezanson, daughter of Joseph Benjamin Bezanson and Margaret Ann Corkum, on 1 May 1889 at Cornwallis, Nova Scotia. He was 25. She was 20.6,7,8,9,10 Augustus Meister was a farmer at Cornwallis, Nova Scotia, at the time of his marriage.3 He died on 29 October 1950 at 234 Main Street, Kentville, Nova Scotia, at age 86. The informant on his death certificate was Mrs. Lily Victoria (Meister) Russell.11 Augustus Meister was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Kentville, Nova Scotia.11

Census Summary

1860
Birth
1864
1870
1880
1890
Census
1891
1900
Census
1901
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
Death
1950

Census, Residence

Census1891Augustus Meister and Annie E. Bezanson appeared on the census of 1891 at Port Williams, Nova Scotia, with Joseph B. Meister.12
Census1901Augustus Meister and Annie E. Bezanson appeared on the census of 1901 at Canaan, Nova Scotia, with Benjamin Meister, Frank Meister, Fred Meister, Lila Meister, Ralph Meister and Lily Victoria Meister.4
Census1911Augustus Meister and Annie E. Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 at Horton, Nova Scotia, with Benjamin Meister, Frank Meister, Fred Meister, Ralph Meister and Lily Victoria Meister.13
Census1921Augustus Meister and Annie E. Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 at Kentville, Nova Scotia, with Benjamin Meister, Frank Meister, Lily Victoria Meister and Benjamin Meister and with a lodger, Enos Bishop (32.)14
Last Edited4 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 68.
  2. [S143] Marriage Records of Kings County (published), Vol. 1, 217, 39, in the marriage record of son Frank A.
  3. [S143] Marriage Records of Kings County (published), Vol. 1, 217, 39.
  4. [S5] 1901 Canadian Census; Canaan, Kings, Nova Scotia; Family: 77; Page: 7.
  5. [S143] Marriage Records of Kings County (published), Vol. 1, 217, 39, where his age is 25 in 1889.
  6. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Meister, Frank A; Bezanson, Annie E; Registration Year: 1889; Book: 1826; Page: 217; Number: 39.
  7. [S789] "Family Bibles", Genealogical Newsletter of the Nova Scotia Historical Society, No. 25 (Autumn, 1978), p. 110.
  8. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 68, where the marriage date is "1889."
  9. [S143] Marriage Records of Kings County (published), Vol. 1, 217, 39, but the bride's father is "James" not "Joseph", so this entry is suspect.
  10. [S495] John Parker, "Vital Statistics from Kings County Newspapers 1866-1899", August 28, 2001, The Canning Gazette, Canning 27 Apr 1889, "Meister, Frank A. s/o Benjamin Meister of Belcher St. m. May 1 to Annie E., d/o Joseph Bezanson."
  11. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Meister, Augustus Franklin; Registration Year: 1950; Page: 6070.
  12. [S350] Census Records of Kings County (published), 1891, Port Williams, Location=b-2, Page=19, Line=2-4, Family=90.
  13. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; 24, Kings, Nova Scotia; Family: 101; Page: 10.
  14. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Kentville (Town), Kings, Nova Scotia; Sub-District: 13; Page: 11; Lines: 37-43.
  15. [S350] Census Records of Kings County (published), 1891, Port Williams, Location=b-2, Page=19, Line=4, Family=90.
  16. [S2] Russell, Lily Victoria Death Notice, The Chronicle Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 31 May 1993.

Adelia C. Bezanson1,2

F, #20595, b. 15 March 1870, d. 1966
FatherJoseph Benjamin Bezanson2 b. 16 Mar 1834, d. 26 Dec 1921
MotherMargaret Ann Corkum2 b. 15 Oct 1845, d. 7 Nov 1931
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Adelia C. Bezanson was also known as Catherine Adelia Bezanson.3,1 She was born on 15 March 1870 at Pleasant River, Nova Scotia.3,4,2 She married Leo Doherty, son of James Doherty and Margaret (?), on 1 February 1891 at Cornwallis, Nova Scotia. She was 20.5,6,7 Adelia C. Bezanson died in 1966.8 She was buried in Willowbank Cemetery, Wolfville, Nova Scotia.8

Census Summary

1870
Birth
1870
1880
Census
1881
1890
1900
1910
1920
1930
1940
1950
1960
Death
1966

Census, Residence

Census1881Adelia C. Bezanson appeared on the census of 1881 in the household of Joseph Benjamin Bezanson and Margaret Ann Corkum at Chester, Nova Scotia.9
Last Edited13 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S789] "Family Bibles", Genealogical Newsletter of the Nova Scotia Historical Society, No. 25 (Autumn, 1978), p. 110.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 68.
  3. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Byzanson, Catherine Adelia; Registration Year: 1870; Book: 1819; Page: 64; Number: 96.
  4. [S789] "Family Bibles", Genealogical Newsletter of the Nova Scotia Historical Society, No. 25 (Autumn, 1978), p. 110, where the date is "16 Mar. 1870."
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 68, where the marriage date is "1891."
  6. [S143] Marriage Records of Kings County (published), Vol. 1, 234, 11.
  7. [S683] Daniel F. Johnson, "Vital Statistics from New Brunswick Newspapers", Volume 79, Number 1773, from Messenger and Visitor, February 11, 1891, "m. Belcher St., Feb. 1, by Rev. S.B. Kempton, Leo DOHERTY, New London, Conn. / Adelia BEZANSON d/o Joseph BEZANSON."
  8. [S351] Family History Committee, Cemetery Records of Kings County, Willowbank Cemetery, Wolfville, Section 16, Stone 15, "Leo D. Doherty, 1869-1945, wife, Adalia, 1870-1966; Arthur C. Bezanson, 1887-1959, wife, Josephine, 1886-1970."
  9. [S652] FamilySearch Internet, "1881 Canadian Census Index", Census Place=Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, FHL Film=1375806, NA Film=C-13170, District=11, Sub-district=F, Division=1, Page=20, Household=91.

Leo Doherty1

M, #20596, b. 1869, d. 1945
FatherJames Doherty2
MotherMargaret (?)2
     Leo Doherty was born in 1869.3 He married Adelia C. Bezanson, daughter of Joseph Benjamin Bezanson and Margaret Ann Corkum, on 1 February 1891 at Cornwallis, Nova Scotia. She was 20.4,5,6 Leo Doherty was a shipwright at New London, Nova Scotia, at the time of his marriage.5 He died in 1945.3 He was buried in Willowbank Cemetery, Wolfville, Nova Scotia.3
Last Edited17 Oct 2006

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 68.
  2. [S143] Marriage Records of Kings County (published), Vol. 1, 234, 11, in the marriage record of son Leo.
  3. [S351] Family History Committee, Cemetery Records of Kings County, Willowbank Cemetery, Wolfville, Section 16, Stone 15, "Leo D. Doherty, 1869-1945, wife, Adalia, 1870-1966; Arthur C. Bezanson, 1887-1959, wife, Josephine, 1886-1970."
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 68, where the marriage date is "1891."
  5. [S143] Marriage Records of Kings County (published), Vol. 1, 234, 11.
  6. [S683] Daniel F. Johnson, "Vital Statistics from New Brunswick Newspapers", Volume 79, Number 1773, from Messenger and Visitor, February 11, 1891, "m. Belcher St., Feb. 1, by Rev. S.B. Kempton, Leo DOHERTY, New London, Conn. / Adelia BEZANSON d/o Joseph BEZANSON."

Bessie Mayborn Bezanson1

F, #20597, b. 30 August 1872, d. 28 September 1956
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 213.2
FatherJoseph Benjamin Bezanson2 b. 16 Mar 1834, d. 26 Dec 1921
MotherMargaret Ann Corkum2 b. 15 Oct 1845, d. 7 Nov 1931

Family

William Bishop b. 14 May 1871, d. May 1927 or Jun 1927
Children
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Bessie Mayborn Bezanson was born on 30 August 1872 at Middle River, Nova Scotia.3,1 She married William Bishop, son of Frederick Bishop, on 6 August 1892 at Canard, Nova Scotia. She was 19. He was 21.2,4 Bessie Mayborn Bezanson and William Bishop were photographed with Mildred Evelina Bishop, Eva Odessa Bishop, William Freeman Bishop, Etta May Bishop and Estella Marguerite Bishop circa 1915. Bessie Mayborn Bezanson died on 28 September 1956 at age 84.5

Census Summary

1870
Birth
1872
1880
1890
Census
1891
1900
Census
1901
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
Death
1956

Census, Residence

Census1891Bessie Mayborn Bezanson appeared on the census of 1891 in the household of Joseph Benjamin Bezanson and Margaret Ann Corkum at Port Williams, Nova Scotia.6
Census1901William Bishop and Bessie Mayborn Bezanson appeared on the census of 1901 at Canaan, Nova Scotia, with Mildred Evelina Bishop, Etta May Bishop, William Freeman Bishop and Eva Odessa Bishop.7
Census1911William Bishop and Bessie Mayborn Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 at Horton, Nova Scotia, with Mildred Evelina Bishop, Etta May Bishop, William Freeman Bishop, Eva Odessa Bishop and Estella Marguerite Bishop.8
Census1921William Bishop and Bessie Mayborn Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 at Horton, Nova Scotia, with Estella Marguerite Bishop.9
Last Edited23 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 68, 138.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 68.
  3. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Bezanson, Bessie M; Registration Year: 1872; Book: 1817; Page: 231; Number: 611.
  4. [S143] Marriage Records of Kings County (published), Vol. 1, 249, 63.
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 138.
  6. [S350] Census Records of Kings County (published), Year=1891, Location=Port Williams, Code=b-2, Family=164, Page=32.
  7. [S5] 1901 Canadian Census; Canaan, Kings, Nova Scotia; Family: 35; Page: 4.
  8. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; 24, Kings, Nova Scotia; Family: 138; Page: 13.
  9. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Horton, Kings, Nova Scotia; Sub-District: ?; Page: 4; Lines: 13-15.
  10. [S351] Family History Committee, Cemetery Records of Kings County, Oak Grove Cemetery, Section 6, Stone 38, "Bishop, William G., 1871-1926; Bessie May, 1872-1956; Bishop, Etta May, 1896-1918; Lawrence F., 1913-1913."

William Bishop1

M, #20598, b. 14 May 1871, d. May 1927 or June 1927
FatherFrederick Bishop2

Family

Bessie Mayborn Bezanson b. 30 Aug 1872, d. 28 Sep 1956
Children
     William Bishop was born on 14 May 1871.2 He married Bessie Mayborn Bezanson, daughter of Joseph Benjamin Bezanson and Margaret Ann Corkum, on 6 August 1892 at Canard, Nova Scotia. He was 21. She was 19.1,3 William Bishop was a farmer according to the census of 1901.4 He and Bessie Mayborn Bezanson were photographed with Mildred Evelina Bishop, Eva Odessa Bishop, William Freeman Bishop, Etta May Bishop and Estella Marguerite Bishop circa 1915. William Bishop died in May 1927 or June 1927 at Taunton, Massachusetts.2

Census Summary

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1871
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1920
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1921
Death
1927

Census, Residence

Census1901William Bishop and Bessie Mayborn Bezanson appeared on the census of 1901 at Canaan, Nova Scotia, with Mildred Evelina Bishop, Etta May Bishop, William Freeman Bishop and Eva Odessa Bishop.4
Census1911William Bishop and Bessie Mayborn Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 at Horton, Nova Scotia, with Mildred Evelina Bishop, Etta May Bishop, William Freeman Bishop, Eva Odessa Bishop and Estella Marguerite Bishop.5
Census1921William Bishop and Bessie Mayborn Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 at Horton, Nova Scotia, with Estella Marguerite Bishop.6
Last Edited23 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 68.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 138.
  3. [S143] Marriage Records of Kings County (published), Vol. 1, 249, 63.
  4. [S5] 1901 Canadian Census; Canaan, Kings, Nova Scotia; Family: 35; Page: 4.
  5. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; 24, Kings, Nova Scotia; Family: 138; Page: 13.
  6. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Horton, Kings, Nova Scotia; Sub-District: ?; Page: 4; Lines: 13-15.
  7. [S351] Family History Committee, Cemetery Records of Kings County, Oak Grove Cemetery, Section 6, Stone 38, "Bishop, William G., 1871-1926; Bessie May, 1872-1956; Bishop, Etta May, 1896-1918; Lawrence F., 1913-1913."

Spurgeon Bezanson1

M, #20600, b. 11 June 1874, d. 25 December 1956
FatherJoseph Benjamin Bezanson1 b. 16 Mar 1834, d. 26 Dec 1921
MotherMargaret Ann Corkum1 b. 15 Oct 1845, d. 7 Nov 1931

Family

Sadie Rowlie b. 25 Jul 1879, d. 28 Dec 1968
Children
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Spurgeon Bezanson was also known as Charles S. Bezanson.2,3 He was born on 11 June 1874.4,1 He married Sadie Rowlie on 8 December 1901. He was 27. She was 22.4,1 Spurgeon Bezanson died on 25 December 1956 at Waterford, Connecticut, at age 82.5 He was buried in Jordan Cemetery, Waterford, Connecticut.6

Census Summary

1870
Birth
1874
1880
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1881
1890
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1891
1900
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1910
1920
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1920
1930
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1930
1940
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1940
1950
Death
1956

Census, Residence

Census1881Spurgeon Bezanson appeared on the census of 1881 in the household of Joseph Benjamin Bezanson and Margaret Ann Corkum at Chester, Nova Scotia.7
Census1891Spurgeon Bezanson appeared on the census of 1891 in the household of Joseph Benjamin Bezanson and Margaret Ann Corkum at Port Williams, Nova Scotia.8
Census1910Charles S. Bezanson and Sarah A. Rowley appeared on the census of 1910 at Waterford, Connecticut, with Arthur Lloyd Bezanson, Earl D. Bezanson, Frank S. Bezanson, Clyde Herman Bezanson and Isaac Bezanson.2
Census1920Charles S. Bezanson and Sarah A. Rowley appeared on the census of 1920 at 492 Vauxhall Street, New London, Connecticut, with Arthur Lloyd Bezanson, Earl D. Bezanson, Frank S. Bezanson, Clyde Herman Bezanson, Joseph B. Bezanson, Elsie M. Bezanson, Alton Leroy Bezanson and William Judson Bezanson.9
Census1930Charles S. Bezanson and Sarah A. Rowley appeared on the census of 1930 at Waterford, Connecticut, with Arthur Lloyd Bezanson, Earl D. Bezanson, Clyde Herman Bezanson, Elsie M. Bezanson, Alton Leroy Bezanson, William Judson Bezanson and Eleanor M. Bezanson.10
Census1940Charles S. Bezanson and Sarah A. Rowley appeared on the census of 1940 at Lakes Pond, Waterford, Connecticut, with Alton Leroy Bezanson, William Judson Bezanson and Eleanor M. Bezanson.11
Last Edited18 Mar 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 68.
  2. [S4] 1910 U.S. Federal Census; Waterford, New London, Connecticut; FHL Film: 1374155; Roll: T624_142; ED: 0550; Page: 2B; Lines: 51-57.
  3. [S2] Alton Bezanson Death Notice, The Day (New London, Connecticut), 8 July 1989, p. page F3.
  4. [S789] "Family Bibles", Genealogical Newsletter of the Nova Scotia Historical Society, No. 25 (Autumn, 1978), p. 110.
  5. [S809] Ancestry.com, "Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2012", Charl S Bezanson; Date: 25 December 1956.
  6. [S836] Various Contributors, "Find A Grave", Charles Spurgeon Bezanson, Jordan Cemetery, Waterford, Connecticut; Memorial Number: 67964322.
  7. [S652] FamilySearch Internet, "1881 Canadian Census Index", Census Place=Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, FHL Film=1375806, NA Film=C-13170, District=11, Sub-district=F, Division=1, Page=20, Household=91.
  8. [S350] Census Records of Kings County (published), Year=1891, Location=Port Williams, Code=b-2, Family=164, Page=32.
  9. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; New London Ward 2, New London, Connecticut; Roll: T625_197; Image: 179; ED: 260; Page: 11B; Lines: 63-72.
  10. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Waterford, New London, Connecticut; FHL Film: 2340018; Roll: 283; Image: 908.0; ED: 0073; Page: 11B; Lines: 53-61.
  11. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Waterford, New London, Connecticut; Roll: T627_526; ED: 6-116; Page: 5B; Lines: 75-79.