Daisy Henderson1

F, #20762, b. 1915, d. 19 February 1994
     Daisy Henderson was born in 1915.1,2 She married Isaac Leroy Bezanson, son of William C. Bezanson and Ada Celestia Margeson.1 Daisy Henderson died on 19 February 1994.3,2 She was buried in Berwick Cemetery, Berwick, Nova Scotia.2

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 21 February 1994:
BEZANSON, Daisy Brownie - 78, Halifax, died February 19, 1994, at home.

Born in Alford, Scotland, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary (Brownie) Henderson. She came to Canada in 1950 and lived for many years in the Annapolis Valley. In her later years she lived with her daughter. She was an adherent of Knox Presbyterian Church, Roome Street, Halifax.

She is survived by a daughter, Peggy (Mrs. John McLeod), Halifax; a granddaughter, Alice; two grandsons, Eric, Ian; sister, Mary (Mrs. George Fyvie), Scotland.

She was predeceased by her husband, Isaac L; four sisters.

A memorial service will be 7 p.m. Tuesday in Knox Presbyterian Church, Rev. L. George Macdonald officiating. A spring graveside committal service will be in Berwick.3
Last Edited1 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 84, 168.
  2. [S351] Family History Committee, Cemetery Records of Kings County, Berwick Cemetery, Section 10, Stone 156, "Isaac L. Bezanson, 1898-1976, his wife Daisy B. Henderson, 1915-1994."
  3. [S2] Bezanson, Daisy Brownie Death Notice, The Halifax Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 21 February 1994.

John Milton Bezanson1,2

M, #20764, b. 1901, d. 1992
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 275.4
FatherWilliam C. Bezanson3 b. 6 Apr 1857, d. 14 Nov 1938
MotherAda Celestia Margeson3 b. 15 Oct 1859, d. 15 Dec 1904

Family

Grace Bell Gould b. 21 Aug 1906, d. 27 May 2015
Child
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     John Milton Bezanson was born in 1901.5,2 He married Grace Bell Gould.6 John Milton Bezanson was an heir to the estate of William C. Bezanson.7 John Milton Bezanson died in 1992.2

Census Summary

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Birth
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Death
1992

Census, Residence

Census1911John Milton Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of William C. Bezanson at Garland, Nova Scotia.8
LivedJohn Milton Bezanson lived in Garland, Nova Scotia.6
Last Edited16 Sep 2004

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 84, 169, which does not include his middle name.
  2. [S351] Family History Committee, Cemetery Records of Kings County, Berwick Cemetery, Section 10, Stone 159, "John Milton Bezanson, 1901-1992, his wife, Grace Belle, 1906-."
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 84, 169.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 84.
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 84, 169, where the birth date is "1900."
  6. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 169.
  7. [S352] Family History Committee, Probate Records of Kings County, BEZANSON, William, Date=14 Nov 1938, PlaceOfDeath=Berwick, Residence=Garland, FileID=ADM B-271.
  8. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Kings, Nova Scotia; Family: 71; Page: 7.

Grace Bell Gould1,2

F, #20765, b. 21 August 1906, d. 27 May 2015

Family

John Milton Bezanson b. 1901, d. 1992
Child
Grace Belle (Gould) Bezanson
     Grace Bell Gould was born on 21 August 1906 at Garland, Nova Scotia.3,2 She married John Milton Bezanson, son of William C. Bezanson and Ada Celestia Margeson.4 Grace Bell Gould died on 27 May 2015 at Wolfville Nursing Home, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, at age 108.3 She was buried on 3 June 2015 in Berwick Cemetery, Berwick, Nova Scotia.3,2

     Obituary, 29 May 2015:
BEZANSON, Grace Belle, 108 of Garland passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at the Wolfville Nursing Home.

Born on August 21, 1906 in Garland, she was a daughter of the late Samual and Stella (Hiltz) Gould. Grace in her younger years enjoyed her love of walking in her garden and her passion for baking.

She is survived by daughter Thelma Parker, Calgary; sister Reta Rafuse, Wolfville; daughter-in-law Alice, Garland; grandchildren Julie Carole Vincent (Jason Lawrence), Ruth Ann Manganaro, Gaia Parker, Bradley Bezanson, Jeannette Bezanson (Robert Doyle); great-grandchildren Courtney Vincent, Alex Lingnau, Emillie Lingnau, Esti Manganaro, Joel Manganaro, Carly Weisner, Ashly Weisner and Ava Bernal.

Grace was predeceased by husband John, son William "Bill", sisters Cassie Daniels and Nina Dodge; brothers Carl, Clifford and Archibald. A Graveside Service will be held on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 11:15a.m. at the Berwick Cemetery. Pastor Christina Bigelow officiating.3
Last Edited30 May 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 84, 169, which does not include her middle name.
  2. [S351] Family History Committee, Cemetery Records of Kings County, Berwick Cemetery, Section 10, Stone 159, "John Milton Bezanson, 1901-1992, his wife, Grace Belle, 1906-."
  3. [S2] Grace Belle Bezanson Death Notice, Serenity Lindsay Funeral Home (Berwick, Nova Scotia).
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 169.

William Bezanson1

M, #20768, b. 22 May 1933, d. 27 April 2013
FatherJohn Milton Bezanson1 b. 1901, d. 1992
MotherGrace Bell Gould1 b. 21 Aug 1906, d. 27 May 2015
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
William Bezanson
Image credit: From InMemorium.ca
     William Bezanson was born on 22 May 1933 at Garland, Nova Scotia.2,1 He married Alice H. Bell circa 1957.2,1 William Bezanson died on 27 April 2013 at Garland, Nova Scotia, at age 79.2 He was buried in Berwick Cemetery, Berwick, Nova Scotia.2

     Death Notice:
BEZANSON, William John “Bill” - 79, Garland, Kings Co., passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, April 27, 2013.

Born on May 22, 1933, in Garland, he was a son of Grace B. (Gould) Bezanson, Wolfville Nursing Home, and the late John M. Bezanson. Bill had owned and operated a mixed farm for many years in Garland. He was a member of the Burlington Baptist Church and was the long-time caretaker of the Burlington Cemetery.

Besides his mother he is survived by his wife of 56 years, Alice H. (Bell) Bezanson; son, Bradley John Bezanson, Harbourville; daughter, Jeannette Marie (Robert Doyle) Bezanson, Kentville; granddaughters, Carly Louise Weisner and Ashly Grace Weisner, both of Kentville, and their father, Ron Weisner, Berwick West; sister, Thelma (the late George) Parker, Calgary, Alta; several nieces and nephews.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Bryce Johnstone of DeMont Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service (902-538-8317). There will be no visitation. Funeral service will take place at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, May 2, in the Burlington Baptist Church, 27 Hall Rd., Burlington. Pastors Christina and Tim Bigelow officiating, with burial in the Berwick Cemetery, at a later date.2
Last Edited30 May 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 169.
  2. [S2] William "Bill" Bezanson Death Notice, InMemorium.ca, 27 April 2013.

Mary Elizabeth Bezanson1

F, #20775, b. 11 June 1893, d. 30 June 1987
FatherGeorge Wesley Bezanson1 b. 27 Jan 1868, d. 25 Aug 1905
MotherJessie Eldora Hopkins1 b. 5 Apr 1875
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Mary Elizabeth Bezanson was born on 11 June 1893 at Garland, Nova Scotia.2,1 She traveled to Hamilton, New York, with Jessie Eldora Hopkins, Anne Adele Bezanson, Arthur Leroy Bezanson, Emma May Bezanson and Viola Allen in October 1908.3 Mary Elizabeth Bezanson married Henry William Irish on 22 May 1912. She was 18.1 Mary Elizabeth Bezanson died on 30 June 1987 at Hudson Falls, New York, at age 94.1

Census Summary

1890
Birth
1893
1900
Census
1901
1910
Census
1910
1920
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
Death
1987

Census, Residence

Census1901Mary Elizabeth Bezanson appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of George Wesley Bezanson and Jessie Eldora Hopkins at Harbourville, Nova Scotia.4
Census1910Mary Elizabeth Bezanson appeared on the census of 1910 in the household of Robert Freeman Allen and Jessie Eldora Hopkins at State Street, Verona, New York.5
LivedMary Elizabeth Bezanson and Henry William Irish lived in Glen Falls, New York.1
Last Edited10 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 165.
  2. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Bezanson, Mary Elizabeth; Registration Year: 1904; Page: 92202945, a delayed entry from 1 April 1943.
  3. [S692] National Archives and Records Administration, "Border Crossings: From Canada to U.S., 1895-1956", October 1908, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  4. [S350] Census Records of Kings County (published), 1901, Harbourville, Location=N, Page=4, Line=42-45, Family=43, but Jessie appears as "Hattie J." Other entries match well, however, so I believe that Jessie may have been "Hattie Jessie" or there is some other error. Perhaps Jessie died early in the marriage and George remarried.
  5. [S4] 1910 U.S. Federal Census; Verona, Oneida, New York; FHL Film: 1375066; Roll: T624_1053; ED: 0169; Page: 8B; Lines: 66-75.

Anne Adele Bezanson1

F, #20776, b. 20 January 1898, d. 18 July 1987
FatherGeorge Wesley Bezanson2 b. 27 Jan 1868, d. 25 Aug 1905
MotherJessie Eldora Hopkins2 b. 5 Apr 1875
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Anne Adele Bezanson was also known as Anna Adelia Bezanson.2 She was born on 20 January 1898 at Garland, Nova Scotia.1,2 She traveled to Hamilton, New York, with Jessie Eldora Hopkins, Mary Elizabeth Bezanson, Arthur Leroy Bezanson, Emma May Bezanson and Viola Allen in October 1908.3 Anne Adele Bezanson married Albert W. Himmelman on 10 January 1919. She was 20.2 Anne Adele Bezanson was the informant listed on the death certificate of Arthur Leroy Bezanson who died 16 February 1947.4,2 Anne Adele Bezanson died on 18 July 1987 at Lunenburg at age 89.2

Census Summary

1890
Birth
1898
1900
Census
1901
1910
Census
1910
1920
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
Death
1987

Census, Residence

Census1901Anne Adele Bezanson appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of George Wesley Bezanson and Jessie Eldora Hopkins at Harbourville, Nova Scotia.5
Census1910Anne Adele Bezanson appeared on the census of 1910 in the household of Robert Freeman Allen and Jessie Eldora Hopkins at State Street, Verona, New York.6
Last Edited11 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Bezanson, Anne Adele; Registration Year: 1898; Page: 99000108; a delayed entry recorded 31 December 1946.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 165.
  3. [S692] National Archives and Records Administration, "Border Crossings: From Canada to U.S., 1895-1956", October 1908, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  4. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Bezanson, Arthur Leroy; Registration Year: 1947; Page: 1999.
  5. [S350] Census Records of Kings County (published), 1901, Harbourville, Location=N, Page=4, Line=42-45, Family=43, but Jessie appears as "Hattie J." Other entries match well, however, so I believe that Jessie may have been "Hattie Jessie" or there is some other error. Perhaps Jessie died early in the marriage and George remarried.
  6. [S4] 1910 U.S. Federal Census; Verona, Oneida, New York; FHL Film: 1375066; Roll: T624_1053; ED: 0169; Page: 8B; Lines: 66-75.

Arthur Leroy Bezanson1

M, #20777, b. 1 May 1902, d. 16 February 1947
FatherGeorge Wesley Bezanson1 b. 27 Jan 1868, d. 25 Aug 1905
MotherJessie Eldora Hopkins1 b. 5 Apr 1875
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Arthur Leroy Bezanson was born on 1 May 1902 at Garland, Nova Scotia.2,1,3 He traveled to Hamilton, New York, with Jessie Eldora Hopkins, Mary Elizabeth Bezanson, Anne Adele Bezanson, Emma May Bezanson and Viola Allen in October 1908.4 Arthur Leroy Bezanson died on or before 16 February 1947 at Garland, Nova Scotia, at age 44 when "he became lost returning home to Garland from the Valley, and was found several days later by searchers." His death certificate states that he was last seen alive on 26 December 1946 and that his body was found on 16 February 1947. The informant on his death certificate was Anne Adele Bezanson.5,1 The cause of death was exposure to the elements and his death certificate also says that he froze to death.5 His estate was probated at Kings County, Nova Scotia.6 Arthur Leroy Bezanson was buried in Burlington Cemetery, Cornwallis, Nova Scotia.3

Census Summary

1900
Birth
1902
1910
Census
1910
1920
1930
1940
Death
1947

Census, Residence

Census1910Arthur Leroy Bezanson appeared on the census of 1910 in the household of Robert Freeman Allen and Jessie Eldora Hopkins at State Street, Verona, New York.7
Last Edited15 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 165.
  2. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Bezanson, Arthur Leroy; Registration Year: 1904; Page: 71100747; a delayed entry recorded 12 August 1931.
  3. [S351] Family History Committee, Cemetery Records of Kings County, Burlington Cemetery, Cornwallis, Section 1, Stone 70, "Arthur L son of George W Bezanson, 1902-1947."
  4. [S692] National Archives and Records Administration, "Border Crossings: From Canada to U.S., 1895-1956", October 1908, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  5. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Bezanson, Arthur Leroy; Registration Year: 1947; Page: 1999.
  6. [S352] Family History Committee, Probate Records of Kings County, BEZANSON, Arthur Leroy, Date=16 Feb 1947, PlaceOfDeath=Berwick, Residence=Berwick, FileID=ADM B-313.
  7. [S4] 1910 U.S. Federal Census; Verona, Oneida, New York; FHL Film: 1375066; Roll: T624_1053; ED: 0169; Page: 8B; Lines: 66-75.

Emma May Bezanson1,2

F, #20778, b. 1 May 1902
FatherGeorge Wesley Bezanson2 b. 27 Jan 1868, d. 25 Aug 1905
MotherJessie Eldora Hopkins2 b. 5 Apr 1875
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Emma May Bezanson was born on 1 May 1902 at Garland, Nova Scotia.1,2 She traveled to Hamilton, New York, with Jessie Eldora Hopkins, Mary Elizabeth Bezanson, Anne Adele Bezanson, Arthur Leroy Bezanson and Viola Allen in October 1908.3 Emma May Bezanson married Carl Welling Travis on 20 June 1922. She was 20.2

Census Summary

1900
Birth
1902
1910
Census
1910
1920
Census
1921

Census, Residence

Census1910Emma May Bezanson appeared on the census of 1910 in the household of Robert Freeman Allen and Jessie Eldora Hopkins at State Street, Verona, New York.4
Census1921Emma May Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Robert Freeman Allen and Jessie Eldora Hopkins at York Street, Glace Bay, Nova Scotia.5
Last Edited17 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Bezanson, Emma May; Registration Year: 1904; Page: 69000188; a delayed entry recorded 20 August 1927.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 165.
  3. [S692] National Archives and Records Administration, "Border Crossings: From Canada to U.S., 1895-1956", October 1908, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  4. [S4] 1910 U.S. Federal Census; Verona, Oneida, New York; FHL Film: 1375066; Roll: T624_1053; ED: 0169; Page: 8B; Lines: 66-75.
  5. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Glace Bay (Town), Cape Breton South and Richmond, Nova Scotia; Sub-District: 28; Page: 4; Lines:.