Avis Maria Preble1

F, #22521, b. 9 October 1910, d. 13 August 1999

Family

Reverend Ronald Scott Bezanson b. 6 Aug 1912, d. 16 Sep 1988
Children
Avis M. (Preble) Bezanson, 30 June 1935
Image credit: Bezanson-Gilliatt-Holman Family photos submitted by Louise Holzman
     Avis Maria Preble was born on 9 October 1910.1,2 She married Reverend Ronald Scott Bezanson, son of Reverend Walter Scott Bezanson and Daisy Frances Cole, on 30 June 1935 at Concord, New Hampshire. She was 24. He was 22. The Best Man was Reverend Roland Marshall Bezanson. The ceremony was performed by Reverend Walter Scott Bezanson.1 Avis Maria Preble died on 13 August 1999 at age 88.2

Census Summary

1910
Birth
1910
1920
1930
1940
Census
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
Death
1999

Census, Residence

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.3
Last Edited13 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 170, 236.
  2. [S3] Social Security Death Index, AVIS BEZANSON, Born=09 Oct 1910, Died=13 Aug 1999, Residence=91745 Hacienda Heights, Los Angeles, CA, Issued=NY (Before 1951).
  3. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Meredith, Belknap, New Hampshire; Roll: T627_2283; ED: 1-25; Page: 3A; Lines: 6-9.
  4. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 236, 258.
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 236, 259.

Ronald Scott Bezanson Jr.1

M, #22522, b. 28 October 1936
FatherReverend Ronald Scott Bezanson1 b. 6 Aug 1912, d. 16 Sep 1988
MotherAvis Maria Preble1 b. 9 Oct 1910, d. 13 Aug 1999
Relationship5th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Ronald Scott Bezanson Jr. was also known as Scotty Bezanson.2 He was born on 28 October 1936 at Laconia, New Hampshire.1 He married Mary Joan Arthur on 28 June 1958 at Boone, North Carolina. He was 21. She was 20. The ceremony was performed by Reverend Ronald Scott Bezanson.1 Ronald Scott Bezanson Jr. was Comand Chaplain, U.S. Army Western Command, the senior chaplain in the Pacific circa 1990.2 He was also the pastor in Fort DeRussy Chapel, Waikiki, Hawaii.2

Census Summary

1930
Birth
1936
1940
Census
1940

Census, Residence

Census1940Ronald Scott Bezanson Jr. appeared on the census of 1940 in the household of Reverend Ronald Scott Bezanson and Avis Maria Preble at 36 St. James Street, Meredith, New Hampshire.3
Last Edited28 Mar 2002

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 236, 258.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 258.
  3. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Meredith, Belknap, New Hampshire; Roll: T627_2283; ED: 1-25; Page: 3A; Lines: 6-9.

Alfred Meredith Bezanson1

M, #22524, b. 27 May 1946, d. 13 July 2006
FatherReverend Ronald Scott Bezanson1 b. 6 Aug 1912, d. 16 Sep 1988
MotherAvis Maria Preble1 b. 9 Oct 1910, d. 13 Aug 1999
Relationship5th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Alfred Meredith Bezanson was born on 27 May 1946.1 He was First Deacon at First Advent Christian Church, Tustin, California.2 He married Jane Ellen Collins on 19 April 1986 at First Advent Christian Church, Tustin, California. He was 39. The ceremony was performed by Reverend Ronald Scott Bezanson.1 Alfred Meredith Bezanson died on 13 July 2006 at age 60.3

     Obituary from The Orange County Register (Santa Ana, California), 17 July 2006:
Bezanson, Alfred, 60, of Diamond Bar, died July 13, 2006 of Non Hodgkins Lymphoma.

A retired 30 year Vons employee, he is survived by his wife of 20 years, Jane, step-son Mark Collins, 3 grandchildren and his brothers Walter and Ronald Bezanson.

Visitation at Fairhaven Wed. July 19 9:30-11:30 AM followed by services at First Advent Christian Church of Tustin at 1 PM. Burial at Santa Ana Cemetery. Fairhaven Memorial Park.3
Last Edited2 Mar 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 236, 259.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 259.
  3. [S2] Bezanson, Alfred Death Notice, Orange County Register (Santa Ana, California), 17 July 2006.

Mary Joan Arthur1

F, #22525, b. 15 February 1938, d. 29 December 2007
     Mary Joan Arthur was born on 15 February 1938 at Hennepin County, Minnesota.2,1 She married Ronald Scott Bezanson Jr., son of Reverend Ronald Scott Bezanson and Avis Maria Preble, on 28 June 1958 at Boone, North Carolina. She was 20. He was 21. The ceremony was performed by Reverend Ronald Scott Bezanson.1 Mary Joan Arthur died on 29 December 2007 at age 69.3
Last Edited13 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 236, 258.
  2. [S374] "Minnesota, Birth, 1935-2002", Mary Joan Arthur; Birth:      15 February 1938, Hennepin County.
  3. [S3] Social Security Death Index, Mary Joan Bezanson; Born: 15 February 1938; Died: 29 December 2007;
    State: North Carolina; Issue Date: 1955.

Marilyn Louise Dow1

F, #22533, b. 16 July 1939, d. 9 December 1987
     Marilyn Louise Dow was born on 16 July 1939.1 She married Walter Stanley Bezanson, son of Reverend Ronald Scott Bezanson and Avis Maria Preble, on 3 February 1961. She was 21. The ceremony was performed by Reverend Ronald Scott Bezanson.1 Marilyn Louise Dow died on 9 December 1987 at San Bernardino, California, at age 48.1,2 The cause of death was cancer.1
Last Edited3 Nov 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 236, 258.
  2. [S416] State of California Department of Health Services, "California Death Index, 1940-1997", Marilyn Louise Bezanson; Birth: 16 July 1939; Death: 09 December 1987.

Edith Maude Gilliatt1

F, #22538, b. 23 March 1900, d. 30 May 1992
FatherCharles Lester Gilliatt1 b. c 1875
MotherMaud Bezanson1 b. 13 Dec 1876, d. 23 Apr 1964
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Edith Maude Gilliatt was born on 23 March 1900.1 She married Charles Archibald Holman.1 Edith Maude Gilliatt and Charles Archibald Holman had 4 children.1 Edith Maude Gilliatt died on 30 May 1992 at age 92.2
Last Edited13 Sep 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 171.
  2. [S3] Social Security Death Index, EDITH HOLMAN, Born=23 Mar 1900, Died=30 May 1992, Residence=01757 Milford, Worcester, MA, Issued=018 (Before 1951).

Esther Gilliatt1

F, #22540, b. 10 October 1901, d. November 1908
FatherCharles Lester Gilliatt1 b. c 1875
MotherMaud Bezanson1 b. 13 Dec 1876, d. 23 Apr 1964
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Esther Gilliatt was born on 10 October 1901.1 She died in November 1908 at age 7.1
Last Edited13 Sep 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 171.