Loren Dragon1,2

M, #22501, b. 20 January 1918, d. 2 March 2001
     Loren Dragon was born on 20 January 1918 at Alburg, Vermont.2 He married Mildred Irene Bezanson, daughter of Raymond Moody Bezanson and Martha Busse, on 3 August 1941. He was 23.2,3 Loren Dragon died on 2 March 2001 at age 83.2 He was buried on 6 March 2001 in Peacedale Cemetery.2

     Obituary from The Hartford Courant (Hartford, Connecticut), 4 March 2001:
Loren S. Dragon, Sr., 83, of Bristol and South Alburg, VT, husband of Mildred (Bezanson) Dragon, died Friday (March 2, 2001). Mr. Dragon was born in Alburg, VT on January 20, 1918, and was a son of the late Joseph and Florence (Hilliker) Dragon. He served in the Merchant Marine during World War II and worked as a self-employed plumbing contractor in Bristol and retired from the plumber's union, Local 76 of Hartford. He also owned and operated "Kathy's Kitchen", a summer restaurant in South Alburg, VT for 25 years.

In addition to his wife, whom he married August 3, 1941, Mr.

Dragon is survived by a son and daughter in law, Loren Dragon Jr. and Stella of Bristol; six daughters and sons-in-law, Donna and Peter Danylow, Nina and Bill Kelley, Cathy and Salvatore Ruscitti, and Holly and Barry Simard all of Bristol, Nan and Edwin Grosky of Southington, and Dale and Wayne Goodrich of North Hero, VT; 12 grandchildren; five great grandchildren; a brother-in-law and his wife, Donald and Barbara Bezanson; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by two grandsons, Barry and Jimmy Dragon.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday (March 6, 2001) at 11 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Burial will follow in Peacedale Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol, on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.2
Last Edited9 Mar 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 235, which does not include the given name.
  2. [S505] ProQuest Information and Learning, "Hartford Courant Obituaries, 1998-1999", March 04, 2001, Page B4, Loren S. Dragon, Sr.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 235.

Hattie Susan Charette1,2,3,4

F, #22503, b. 18 December 1911, d. 30 December 1991
     Hattie Susan Charette was also known as Marie Hattie Charrette.1 She was born on 18 December 1911 at Fort Kent, Maine.1,5 She married Raymond Moody Bezanson, son of Reverend Walter Scott Bezanson and Florence Turner Putnam.6 Hattie Susan Charette died on 30 December 1991 at Bristol, Connecticut, at age 80.7,2,5 She was buried in West Cemetery, Bristol, Connecticut.2
Last Edited20 Mar 2016

Citations

  1. [S828] Maine State Archives, "Maine Birth Records, 1621-1922", Marie Hattie Charrette; County: Aroostook; Date: 18 December 1911.
  2. [S836] Various Contributors, "Find A Grave", Hattie Susan Bezanson, West Cemetery, Bristol, Connecticut; Memorial Number: 76264778.
  3. [S3] Social Security Death Index, HATTIE BEZANSON, Born=18 Dec 1911, Died=Dec 1991, Residence=06010 Bristol, Hartford, CT, Issued=040 (Before 1951).
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 235, where her surname is "Carter."
  5. [S3] Social Security Death Index, HATTIE BEZANSON, Born=18 Dec 1911, Died=Dec 1991, Residence=06010 Bristol, Hartford, CT, Issued=CT (Before 1951).
  6. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 235.
  7. [S150] Connecticut Department of Health, "Connecticut Death Index 1949-2012", Hattie S Bezanson [Hattie S Charette]; Date: 30 December 1991.

Harlan Birtwell Bezanson1

M, #22505, b. 27 January 1902, d. 5 October 1986
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 451.2
FatherReverend Walter Scott Bezanson1 b. 12 Sep 1875, d. 21 Feb 1966
MotherFlorence Turner Putnam1 b. 1875, d. 1909
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
Harlan Birtwell Bezanson circa 1915
Image credit: Bezanson-Gilliatt-Holman Family photos submitted by Louise Holzman
     Harlan Birtwell Bezanson was born on 27 January 1902 at Lawrence, Massachusetts.3,1 He was photographed with Reverend Walter Scott Bezanson and Daisy Frances Cole circa 1915. Harlan Birtwell Bezanson married Eileen Agnes Gustafson on 9 April 1927. He was 25.1 Harlan Birtwell Bezanson married Julia Celia Walsh.1
     Harlan Birtwell Bezanson helped his former employer, Aetna, make a claim on the recovery of a payroll that was stolen 34 years earlier in 1957. He died on 5 October 1986 at West Hartford, Connecticut, at age 84.1,4,5 The cause of death was cancer.6

Census Summary

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Birth
1902
1910
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1930
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1980
Death
1986

Census, Residence

Census1910Harlan Birtwell Bezanson appeared on the census of 1910 in the household of Reverend Walter Scott Bezanson at 21 West Concord Street, Dover, New Hampshire.7
Census1920Harlan Birtwell Bezanson appeared on the census of 1920 in the household of Reverend Walter Scott Bezanson and Daisy Frances Cole at 10 Summit Street, Bristol, Connecticut.8
Census1930Harlan Birtwell Bezanson and Eileen Agnes Gustafson appeared on the census of 1930 at 216 Carroll Boulevard, Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, with Harlan Barry Bezanson.9
Last Edited12 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 170, 235.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 170.
  3. [S7] New England Historic Genealogical Society, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910", Harlan B. Bezanson; Lawrence Birth Register; Year: 1902; Volume: 520; Page: 459.
  4. [S150] Connecticut Department of Health, "Connecticut Death Index 1949-2012", Death Year=1986, File Number=22633, Surname=BEZANSON, First Name=HARLAN, Middle Initial=B, Sex=Unknown, Month of Birth=January, Day of Birth=27, Year of Birth=xxxYOB02, Race=White, Age Units=Years, Age=84, Month of Death=October, Day of Death=5, Death State=Connecticut, Death Town=West Hartford, Birth State=Massachusetts, Marital Status=Married, Decedent's Last Spouse=JULIA, State of Residence=Connecticut, Town of Residence=West Hartford, Father's Surname=BEZANSON, Residence House Number=59, Residence Street Name=WEBSTER HILL, Residence Street Type=BLVD, Residence Zip Code=6107, Usual Occupation=RET CORPORATE SECRET, Industry=AETNA LIFE/CASUALTY CO.
  5. [S3] Social Security Death Index, HARLAN BEZANSON, Born=27 Jan 1902, Died=Oct 1986, Residence=06107 W Hartford, Hartford, CT, Issued=CT (Before 1951).
  6. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 235.
  7. [S4] 1910 U.S. Federal Census; Dover Ward 3, Strafford, New Hampshire; FHL Film: 1374879; Roll: T624_866; ED: 0282; Page: 4B; Lines: 59-63.
  8. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut; Roll: T625_180; Image: 966; ED: 19; Page: 8A; Lines: 9-14.
  9. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Upper Darby, Delaware, Pennsylvania; FHL Film: 2341768; Roll: 2034; Image: 188.0; ED: 0160; Page: 2B; Lines: 79-81.

Eileen Agnes Gustafson1

F, #22506, d. before 27 June 1950
     Eileen Agnes Gustafson married Harlan Birtwell Bezanson, son of Reverend Walter Scott Bezanson and Florence Turner Putnam, on 9 April 1927. He was 25.1 Eileen Agnes Gustafson died before 27 June 1950.1

Census Summary

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Census
1930
1940
1950
Death
1950

Census, Residence

Census1930Harlan Birtwell Bezanson and Eileen Agnes Gustafson appeared on the census of 1930 at 216 Carroll Boulevard, Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, with Harlan Barry Bezanson.2
Last Edited12 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 170, 235.
  2. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Upper Darby, Delaware, Pennsylvania; FHL Film: 2341768; Roll: 2034; Image: 188.0; ED: 0160; Page: 2B; Lines: 79-81.

Patricia Graydon Weaver1

F, #22508, b. 10 August 1936, d. 21 July 2007
     Patricia Graydon Weaver was born on 10 August 1936 at Hollywood, California.2,3,1 She married Harlan Barry Bezanson, son of Harlan Birtwell Bezanson and Eileen Agnes Gustafson, on 4 October 1958 at Hartford, Connecticut. She was 22.4,1 Patricia Graydon Weaver and Harlan Barry Bezanson were divorced circa September 1975 at California.5 Patricia Graydon Weaver died on 21 July 2007 at Carmichael, California, at age 70.3

     Obituary from The Sacramento Bee (Sacramento, California), 25 July 2007:
BEZANSON, Patrica G. (Weaver) - Patricia passed away peacefully at her home in Carmichael, Calif., on July 21, 2007. She now rejoins her father, the late Graydon Henry Weaver, of Sunnyvale, Calif.

Patricia will be dearly missed by her mother Eleanor Weaver Ohman, of San Antonio, Texas, as well as by her children and siblings: Jenifer Bezanson Labarthe; Graydon Bezanson; Harlan Bezanson; Kyle Bezanson, Diana Weaver Rasmussen; and Roderic C. Weaver, M.D. Patricia is also survived by six grandchildren and one great-grandchild, of whom she was especially proud.

Patricia was born in Hollywood, Calif., in 1936 and lived for the last 27 years in Carmichael. She was devoted to her faith and was a longtime volunteer at Trinity Cathedral Church. Friends are welcome to attend funeral services in her honor on Friday, July 27, at 10:00 AM at Trinity Cathedral Church, 2620 Capitol Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95816.3
Last Edited12 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 235.
  2. [S417] State of California Department of Health Services, "California Birth Index, 1905-1995", Patricia Graydon Weaver; 10 August 1936.
  3. [S2] Patrica G. (Weaver) Bezanson Death Notice, Sacramento Bee (Sacramento, California), 25 July 2007.
  4. [S19] "Miss Weaver Tells Troth from Hartford", Valley News (Fallbrook, California), 22 June 1958, p. 26.
  5. [S916] State of California Department of Health Services, "California, Divorce Index, 1966-1984", Harlan B Bezanson; Patricia G Weaver; September 1975.

Julia Celia Walsh1,2

F, #22513, b. 15 December 1904, d. 13 December 1997
     Julia Celia Walsh was born on 15 December 1904.2,3 She married Harlan Birtwell Bezanson, son of Reverend Walter Scott Bezanson and Florence Turner Putnam.2 Julia Celia Walsh died on 13 December 1997 at Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut, at age 92.1,4

     Obituary, 16 December 1997:
BEZANSON. J. Celia (Walsh) Bezanson, of West Hartford, the widow of Harlan ''Bert'' Bezanson, died Saturday (Dec. 13, 1997) at Hartford Hospital.

Born in Hartford she had resided in West Hartford for over 55 years. She was an avid bridge player and proud of her extended family and heritage.

She is survived by her stepson H. Barry Bezanson of Tuscon, AZ., her grandchildren; Jennifer B. Labarthe, Graden B., Harlan S., and Kyle W. Bezanson, and three great grandchildren. She is alson survived by her nieces and nephews; Bette Anne Walsh-Egan, Robert and Marie Walsh, Thomas J. Walsh, Jr., Richard Walsh and many grandnieces and grandnephews.

Funeral services will be Wednesday beginning with visitation at 9 a.m. in the Molloy Funeral Home 906 Farmington Ave. West Hartford and followed by the celebration of her funeral Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Thomas the Apostle Church, West Hartford. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery.1

Census, Residence

LivedJulia Celia Walsh lived in West Hartford, Connecticut, at the time of her death.4
Last Edited14 Apr 2016

Citations

  1. [S2] J. Celia (Walsh) Bezanson Death Notice, Hartford Courant (Hartford, Connecticut), 16 December 1997.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 170, 235.
  3. [S3] Social Security Death Index, JANET BEZANSON, Born=31 Jul 1902, Died=Aug 1970, Residence=02169 Quincy, Norfolk, MA, Issued=MA (Before 1951).
  4. [S3] Social Security Death Index, JULIA BEZANSON, Born=15 Dec 1904, Died=13 Dec 1997, Residence=06117 W Hartford, Hartford, CT, Issued=CT (Before 1951).

Mildred Louise Bezanson1

F, #22514, b. 1 January 1904, d. 30 September 1964
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 452.2
FatherReverend Walter Scott Bezanson1 b. 12 Sep 1875, d. 21 Feb 1966
MotherFlorence Turner Putnam1 b. 1875, d. 1909
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
Mildred Louise Bezanson
Image credit: Bezanson-Gilliatt-Holman Family photos submitted by Louise Holzman
     Mildred Louise Bezanson was born on 1 January 1904 at Lawrence, Massachusetts.3,1 She was photographed with Reverend Walter Scott Bezanson and Daisy Frances Cole circa 1915. Mildred Louise Bezanson married John Samuel Dudley, son of Franklyn Sumner Dudley and Mariam Annette Thibodeau, on 1 January 1925 at Rutland, Vermont. She was 21. The ceremony was performed by Reverend Walter Scott Bezanson.4,1 Mildred Louise Bezanson died on 30 September 1964 at age 60.1

Census Summary

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Birth
1904
1910
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1930
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1940
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1940
1950
1960
Death
1964

Census, Residence

Census1920Mildred Louise Bezanson appeared on the census of 1920 in the household of Reverend Walter Scott Bezanson and Daisy Frances Cole at 10 Summit Street, Bristol, Connecticut.5
Census1930John Samuel Dudley and Mildred Louise Bezanson appeared on the census of 1930 at 174 North Street, Wallingford, Connecticut, with Louisa Mae Dudley and Franklyn Sumner Dudley.6
Census1940John Samuel Dudley and Mildred Louise Bezanson appeared on the census of 1940 at 11 Beaumont Avenue, Wallingford, Connecticut, with Louisa Mae Dudley and Franklyn Sumner Dudley.7
Last Edited20 Mar 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 170, 236.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 170.
  3. [S7] New England Historic Genealogical Society, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910", Birth: surnameGiven; Lawrence Birth Register; Year: 1904; Volume: 542; Page: 469.
  4. [S813] Vermont State Archives and Records Administration, "Vermont Marriage Records, 1909-2008", Bezanson, Mildred Louise; Dudley, John Samuel; Date:1 January 1925.
  5. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut; Roll: T625_180; Image: 966; ED: 19; Page: 8A; Lines: 9-14.
  6. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut; FHL Film: 2340013; Roll: 278; Image: 858.0; ED: 0199; Page: 11B; Lines: 75-78.
  7. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut; Roll: T627_519; ED: 5-154; Page: 2B; Lines: 62-65.

John Samuel Dudley1

M, #22515, b. circa 1902
FatherFranklyn Sumner Dudley2 b. c 1868
MotherMariam Annette Thibodeau2
     John Samuel Dudley was born circa 1902 at Waterville, Maine.2 He married Mildred Louise Bezanson, daughter of Reverend Walter Scott Bezanson and Florence Turner Putnam, on 1 January 1925 at Rutland, Vermont. She was 21. The ceremony was performed by Reverend Walter Scott Bezanson.2,3

Census Summary

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1930
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1940
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1940

Census, Residence

Census1930John Samuel Dudley and Mildred Louise Bezanson appeared on the census of 1930 at 174 North Street, Wallingford, Connecticut, with Louisa Mae Dudley and Franklyn Sumner Dudley.4
Census1940John Samuel Dudley and Mildred Louise Bezanson appeared on the census of 1940 at 11 Beaumont Avenue, Wallingford, Connecticut, with Louisa Mae Dudley and Franklyn Sumner Dudley.5
Last Edited20 Mar 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 170, 235.
  2. [S813] Vermont State Archives and Records Administration, "Vermont Marriage Records, 1909-2008", Bezanson, Mildred Louise; Dudley, John Samuel; Date:1 January 1925.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 170, 236.
  4. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut; FHL Film: 2340013; Roll: 278; Image: 858.0; ED: 0199; Page: 11B; Lines: 75-78.
  5. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut; Roll: T627_519; ED: 5-154; Page: 2B; Lines: 62-65.

Reverend Ronald Scott Bezanson1

M, #22520, b. 6 August 1912, d. 16 September 1988
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 453.2
FatherReverend Walter Scott Bezanson1 b. 12 Sep 1875, d. 21 Feb 1966
MotherDaisy Frances Cole1 b. 1 Aug 1876, d. 28 Apr 1959

Family

Avis Maria Preble b. 9 Oct 1910, d. 13 Aug 1999
Children
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
Ronald Scott Bezanson circa 1930
Image credit: Bezanson-Gilliatt-Holman Family photos submitted by Louise Holzman
     Reverend Ronald Scott Bezanson was born on 6 August 1912 at Brockton, Massachusetts.3,4,1 He was photographed with Reverend Walter Scott Bezanson and Daisy Frances Cole circa 1915. Reverend Ronald Scott Bezanson was ordained on 3 October 1934 at Concord, New Hampshire.5 He married Avis Maria Preble on 30 June 1935 at Concord, New Hampshire. He was 22. She was 24. The Best Man was Reverend Roland Marshall Bezanson. The ceremony was performed by Reverend Walter Scott Bezanson.1
     He conducted the marriage ceremony of Ronald Scott Bezanson Jr. and Mary Joan Arthur on 28 June 1958 at Boone, North Carolina.6
     He conducted the marriage ceremony of Walter Stanley Bezanson and Marilyn Louise Dow on 3 February 1961.6
     He conducted the marriage ceremony of Alfred Meredith Bezanson and Jane Ellen Collins on 19 April 1986 at First Advent Christian Church, Tustin, California.7 Reverend Ronald Scott Bezanson died on 16 September 1988 at Hacienda Heights, Los Angeles County, California, at age 76.1,8,9 The cause of death was cancer.1

Census Summary

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1930
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1950
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1970
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Death
1988

Census, Residence

Census1920Reverend Ronald Scott Bezanson appeared on the census of 1920 in the household of Reverend Walter Scott Bezanson and Daisy Frances Cole at 10 Summit Street, Bristol, Connecticut.10
Census1930Reverend Ronald Scott Bezanson appeared on the census of 1930 at 101 Grove Street, Rutland, Vermont, as a boarder in the household of Guy and Mabel Fish.11
Census1940Reverend Ronald Scott Bezanson and Avis Maria Preble appeared on the census of 1940 at 36 St. James Street, Meredith, New Hampshire, with Ronald Scott Bezanson Jr. and Walter Stanley Bezanson.12
Last Edited13 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 170, 236.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 170.
  3. [S7] New England Historic Genealogical Society, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910", Ronald Scott Bezanson; Brockton Birth Register; Year: 1911; Volume: 608; Page: 155.
  4. [S416] State of California Department of Health Services, "California Death Index, 1940-1997", Ronald Scott Bezanson; 16 September 1988.
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 236.
  6. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 236, 258.
  7. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 236, 259.
  8. [S3] Social Security Death Index, RONALD BEZANSON, Born=06 Aug 1912, Died=16 Sep 1988, Residence=91745 Hacienda Heights, Los Angeles, CA, Issued=CA (1955).
  9. [S416] State of California Department of Health Services, "California Death Index, 1940-1997", BEZANSON, RONALD SCOTT, Sex=MALE, Birth Date=06 Aug 1912, Death Date=16 Sep 1988, Birth Place=MASSACHUSETTS, Death Place=LOS ANGELES, Mother's Maiden Name=COLE.
  10. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut; Roll: T625_180; Image: 966; ED: 19; Page: 8A; Lines: 9-14.
  11. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Rutland, Rutland, Vermont; FHL Film: 2342164; Roll: 2430; Image: 697.0; ED: 0034; Page: 7B; Line: 100; Page: 8A; Lines: 1-3.
  12. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Meredith, Belknap, New Hampshire; Roll: T627_2283; ED: 1-25; Page: 3A; Lines: 6-9.