Vernon Blois1

M, #21104
FatherKenneth Blois1
MotherVeda Leighton1
Relationship5th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Vernon Blois married Dolores Isenor.1 Vernon Blois was the owner of Farmer Clem's Produce and Garden Centres.1
Last Edited16 Aug 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 120.

Glendon Blois1

M, #21106
FatherKenneth Blois1
MotherVeda Leighton1
Relationship5th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Glendon Blois married Linda Moor.1
Last Edited16 Aug 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 120.

Doreen Blois1

F, #21108
FatherKenneth Blois1
MotherVeda Leighton1
Relationship5th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
Last Edited16 Aug 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 120.

Jeremiah Doane Bezanson1

M, #21109, b. 20 March 1917, d. 2 June 2000
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 363.1
FatherElias Payzant Bezanson1 b. 10 Dec 1877, d. 19 Apr 1952
MotherLaura Levina Morine1 b. 8 Mar 1887, d. 12 Dec 1963

Family

Dorothy Elizabeth Keddy b. c 1922, d. 1 Jun 1994
Child
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Jeremiah Doane Bezanson was born on 20 March 1917 at Wolfville, Nova Scotia.1,2 He married Dorothy Elizabeth Keddy, daughter of Norman Leslie Keddy and Evelyn A. Pinch, on 28 October 1938. He was 21.2,3 Jeremiah Doane Bezanson served in the Canadian Army in World War 2.2 He was the owner of a construction company.2 He died on 2 June 2000 at Grand View Manor, Berwick, Nova Scotia, at age 83.2 He was buried on 5 June 2000 in Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill, Nova Scotia.2

     Obituary from The Halifax Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 4 June 2000:
BEZANSON, Jeremiah Doane "Jerry", "J.D." - 84, Grand View Manor, Berwick, formerly of Coldbrook, died Friday, June 2, 2000, in the manor.

Born in Wolfville, Kings Co., he was a son of the late Elias and Laura (Morine) Bezanson. He was an adherent of the Kentville United Baptist Church, Kentville. He served in the Canadian Army during the Second World War, and was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Kings Branch 6. He worked in construction for M. A. Condon, V. C. Woodworth, Cyrus & Manning Ells, and finally had a construction company of his own.

He is survived by daughters, Joyce (Mrs. Kenneth Brown), Judith (Mrs. Wayne Baxter), both of Coldbrook; son, Eugene "Buzz" and wife Linda, New Minas; grandchildren, Randall and Tamilyn Brown, Christopher, Kathi and Darren Bezanson, Scott, Taralee and Jerry Baxter; great-grandchildren, Taralyn and Bradley Baxter, Jarred and Jordan Bezanson and Tanisha Sellars-Bezanson, Ryan and Brogan Brown and Nathaniel Hughes. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

He was predeceased by his wife, the former Dorothy Elizabeth Keddy; sisters, Lillian Smith, Ella MacCauley, Gertrude Brown, Mary Mooney, Eleanor Smith, Leta Davison, Mildred Hall and Bessie; brothers, Roy, James Ronald, Leslie Raymond, Kenneth Elias and Gordon; grandson, Troy Bezanson.

Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. with Royal Canadian Legion, Kings Branch 6 service at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 4. A celebration of his life will be held at 3:30 p.m. with a reception following the committal service Monday, June 5, all in W. C. Hiltz Funeral Parlour, Kentville. Rev. Judith Gates will officiate. Burial will take place in the Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill, Kings Co.4

Census Summary

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Census, Residence

Census1921Jeremiah Doane Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Elias Payzant Bezanson and Laura Levina Morine at Gaspereau Village, Nova Scotia.5
Last Edited24 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 121.
  2. [S356] Bryan Keddy, "Keddy's of Nova Scotia."
  3. [S351] Family History Committee, Cemetery Records of Kings County, Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill, Section 8, Stone 20, "Dorothy Elizabeth Bezanson died 1 June 1994, age 72; d/o Norman & Evelyn [Pinch] Keddy; h/o Jerry Bezanson. [Obit Hlfx. Herald]"
  4. [S662] Roberta Joudrey, "Nova Scotia Obituaries", citing Halifax Herald, 4 June 2000, Jeremiah Doane "Jerry" Bezanson.
  5. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Gaspereau, Kings, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 7; Lines: 13-24.

George Roy Bezanson1

M, #21110, b. December 1903, d. 9 November 1980
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 360.1
FatherElias Payzant Bezanson1 b. 10 Dec 1877, d. 19 Apr 1952
MotherLaura Levina Morine1 b. 8 Mar 1887, d. 12 Dec 1963

Family

Winnifred Lorraine Fraser b. 1915, d. 31 Jul 1988
Children
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     George Roy Bezanson was born in December 1903 at Greenfield, Nova Scotia.2,3,4 He married Winnifred Lorraine Fraser, daughter of Neil Fraser and Jane Jewers, on 21 July 1929 at Wolfville, Nova Scotia. He was 25.5,3 George Roy Bezanson died on 9 November 1980 at age 76.3 He was buried in Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill, Nova Scotia.4

Census Summary

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1980

Census, Residence

Census1911George Roy Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Elias Payzant Bezanson and Laura Levina Morine at King Street, Wolfville, Nova Scotia.2
Census1921George Roy Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Elias Payzant Bezanson and Laura Levina Morine at Gaspereau Village, Nova Scotia.6
Last Edited13 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 121.
  2. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Wolfville, Kings, Nova Scotia; Page: 9; Family No: 85.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 121, 203.
  4. [S351] Family History Committee, Cemetery Records of Kings County, Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill, Section 3, Stone 140, "George Roy Bezanson, 1903-1980, his wife, Winnie Smith, 1915 - 1988. Judy (their Grand-daughter), 1950-1978, Minnie Jewers, 1897 - 1984."
  5. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Bezanson, Roy George; Fraser, Winnie Loraine; Registration Year: 1929; Book: 55; Page: 617.
  6. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Gaspereau, Kings, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 7; Lines: 13-24.
  7. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 203, 253.
  8. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 203.

Mary Bezanson1

F, #21111, b. 31 July 1907, d. before 2 June 2000
FatherElias Payzant Bezanson1 b. 10 Dec 1877, d. 19 Apr 1952
MotherLaura Levina Morine1 b. 8 Mar 1887, d. 12 Dec 1963
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Mary Bezanson was born on 31 July 1907 at Wolfville, Nova Scotia.2,1 She moved to Somerville, Massachusetts, on 25 October 1928.3 She married James Mooney.1 Mary Bezanson may be the Mary Mooney who is in the SSDI with a death date of in November 1981 at Rifle, Garfield County, Colorado.4 She died before 2 June 2000.5

Census Summary

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Census1911Mary Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Elias Payzant Bezanson and Laura Levina Morine at King Street, Wolfville, Nova Scotia.6
Census1921Mary Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Elias Payzant Bezanson and Laura Levina Morine at Gaspereau Village, Nova Scotia.7
LivedMary Bezanson may have lived in Denver, Colorado.1
Last Edited21 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 121.
  2. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Bezanson, Mary Helena; Registration Year: 1907; Page: 69900870; a delayed entry recorded 12 October 1928.
  3. [S922] Family Search, "Vermont, St. Albans Canadian Border Crossings, 1895-1954", 25 October 1928.
  4. [S3] Social Security Death Index, Mary Mooney, Born=31 Jul 1907, Died=Nov 1981, Residence=81650 Rifle, Garfield, CO, Issued=CO (Before 1951).
  5. [S356] Bryan Keddy, "Keddy's of Nova Scotia", in an obituary for brother Jeremiah.
  6. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Wolfville, Kings, Nova Scotia; Page: 9; Family No: 85.
  7. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Gaspereau, Kings, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 7; Lines: 13-24.

Leslie Raymond Bezanson1

M, #21112, b. 27 May 1911, d. 1992
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 362.1
FatherElias Payzant Bezanson1 b. 10 Dec 1877, d. 19 Apr 1952
MotherLaura Levina Morine1 b. 8 Mar 1887, d. 12 Dec 1963

Family

Phyllis Loretta Davidson b. 1918, d. 2 Feb 2007
Children
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Leslie Raymond Bezanson was born on 27 May 1911.1,2 He married Phyllis Loretta Davidson, daughter of Axmouth Davidson and Lottie Stivers, on 31 January 1936. He was 24.3 Leslie Raymond Bezanson died in 1992.2 He was buried in West Boylston Cemetery, Kings County, Nova Scotia.2

Census Summary

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1992

Census, Residence

Census1911Leslie Raymond Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Elias Payzant Bezanson and Laura Levina Morine at King Street, Wolfville, Nova Scotia.4
Census1921Leslie Raymond Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Elias Payzant Bezanson and Laura Levina Morine at Gaspereau Village, Nova Scotia.5
Last Edited25 Aug 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 121.
  2. [S351] Family History Committee, Cemetery Records of Kings County, WEST BROOKLYN, Stone 9, "Leslie R Bezanson 1911--1992, His wife Phillis L 1918--."
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 121, 204.
  4. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Wolfville, Kings, Nova Scotia; Page: 9; Family No: 85.
  5. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Gaspereau, Kings, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 7; Lines: 13-24.
  6. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 204.

Eleanor Phyllis Bezanson1

F, #21113, b. 3 July 1915, d. before 2 June 2000
FatherElias Payzant Bezanson1 b. 10 Dec 1877, d. 19 Apr 1952
MotherLaura Levina Morine1 b. 8 Mar 1887, d. 12 Dec 1963
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Eleanor Phyllis Bezanson was born on 3 July 1915.1 She married Wendell Smith.1 Eleanor Phyllis Bezanson died before 2 June 2000.2

Census Summary

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Census, Residence

Census1921Eleanor Phyllis Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Elias Payzant Bezanson and Laura Levina Morine at Gaspereau Village, Nova Scotia.3
Last Edited29 Sep 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 121.
  2. [S356] Bryan Keddy, "Keddy's of Nova Scotia", in an obituary for brother Jeremiah.
  3. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Gaspereau, Kings, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 7; Lines: 13-24.

Mildred Theresa Bezanson1

F, #21116, b. 17 April 1918, d. before 2 June 2000
FatherElias Payzant Bezanson1 b. 10 Dec 1877, d. 19 Apr 1952
MotherLaura Levina Morine1 b. 8 Mar 1887, d. 12 Dec 1963
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Mildred Theresa Bezanson was born on 17 April 1918 at Gaspereau, Nova Scotia.1 She married Maurice Barkhouse.1 Mildred Theresa Bezanson married (?) Hall.2 Mildred Theresa Bezanson died before 2 June 2000 when she was listed as deceased in brother Jerry's death notice.2

Census Summary

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Census, Residence

Census1921Mildred Theresa Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Elias Payzant Bezanson and Laura Levina Morine at Gaspereau Village, Nova Scotia.3
Last Edited23 Oct 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 121.
  2. [S356] Bryan Keddy, "Keddy's of Nova Scotia."
  3. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Gaspereau, Kings, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 7; Lines: 13-24.

Kenneth Elias Bezanson1

M, #21118, b. 10 November 1925, d. before 2 June 2000
FatherElias Payzant Bezanson1 b. 10 Dec 1877, d. 19 Apr 1952
MotherLaura Levina Morine1 b. 8 Mar 1887, d. 12 Dec 1963
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Kenneth Elias Bezanson was born on 10 November 1925.1 He married Bertha (?).1 Kenneth Elias Bezanson married Jean Levy, daughter of William Levy and Janet Hatt.1 Kenneth Elias Bezanson died before 2 June 2000.2
Last Edited29 Sep 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 121.
  2. [S356] Bryan Keddy, "Keddy's of Nova Scotia", in an obituary for brother Jeremiah.