Arthur Stanley Bezanson1,2

M, #22650, b. circa 1928, d. 8 December 2012
Reference: Bezansons from Nova Scotia ID # 458.3
FatherRoland Henry Bezanson1 b. 2 Nov 1890, d. 28 Feb 1940
MotherMabel Tolman Douglas1 b. 31 Jan 1893, d. 18 Jun 1969
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
Arthur Stanely Bezanson, Somerville High School Yearbook, 1946
     Arthur Stanley Bezanson was born circa 1928 at Massachusetts.4 He married Mary Dickinson, daughter of Leroy S. Dickinson, in July 1948 at Advent Christian Church, Crouseville, Maine. The ushers were Donald Gardner Bezanson and Leroy Dickinson. The Flower Girl was Barbara Marie Bezanson. The ceremony was performed by Reverend Roland Marshall Bezanson.1,5 Arthur Stanley Bezanson died on 8 December 2012 he died from injuries sustained in a car accident.6

Census Summary

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Census, Residence

Census1930Arthur Stanley Bezanson appeared on the census of 1930 in the household of Roland Henry Bezanson and Mabel Tolman Douglas at 27 Ossipee Road, Somerville, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.4
Census1940Arthur Stanley Bezanson appeared on the census of 1940 in the household of Mabel Tolman Douglas at 27 Ossippee Road, Somerville, Massachusetts.7
Last Edited20 Feb 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 173, 238.
  2. [S569] Phylis Allen and Jeff Allen, "Phylis's Scrapbook", April 27, 2002.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 173.
  4. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts; Roll: 929; Page: 9B; ED: 461; Image: 466.0.
  5. [S569] Phylis Allen and Jeff Allen, "Phylis's Scrapbook", April 27, 2002, 1948/4807beza.html, "Miss Mary E. Dickinson Weds Bay State Man In Crouseville."
  6. [S2] Mary E. (Dickinson) Bezanson Death Notice, The Daily Astorian, 7 June 2013.
  7. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts; Roll: T627_1705; ED: 21-101; Page: 1B; Lines: 53-57.

Mary Dickinson1,2

F, #22651, d. 1 June 2013
FatherLeroy S. Dickinson2
     Mary Dickinson married Arthur Stanley Bezanson, son of Roland Henry Bezanson and Mabel Tolman Douglas, in July 1948 at Advent Christian Church, Crouseville, Maine. The ushers were Donald Gardner Bezanson and Leroy Dickinson. The Flower Girl was Barbara Marie Bezanson. The ceremony was performed by Reverend Roland Marshall Bezanson.1,2 Mary Dickinson died on 1 June 2013.3

     Obituary from The Daily Astorian:
Mary left this earth on her journey to heaven on June 1, 2013. She wanted to be with her husband of 64 years, Arthur, who passed on December 8, 2012, from injuries sustained in a car accident on November 30, 2012, in Astoria. Life just wasn’t the same here without him and family believes she died of a broken heart. They leave five children. Rodney Bezanson (Darla) of Fort Meyers, Florida, Debra Little (Rick) of Boxford, Massachusetts, Beverly Russell (Eldon) of Astoria, Peggy Jolly (Ken) of Astoria and David Bezanson, also of Astoria. They also leave numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.3
Last Edited12 Feb 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 173, 238.
  2. [S569] Phylis Allen and Jeff Allen, "Phylis's Scrapbook", April 27, 2002, 1948/4807beza.html, "Miss Mary E. Dickinson Weds Bay State Man In Crouseville."
  3. [S2] Mary E. (Dickinson) Bezanson Death Notice, The Daily Astorian, 7 June 2013.

Arthur Albert Lawlor1,2

M, #22658, b. 1926, d. 9 April 1995
FatherLauchlin Lawlor3
MotherMargaret Dort3
     Arthur Albert Lawlor was born in 1926 at Halifax, Nova Scotia.3,4 He married Velma Bezanson, daughter of Alexander Karl Bezanson and Florence Fleet, on 24 May 1952.5,2 Arthur Albert Lawlor died on 9 April 1995 at Halifax Infirmary, Halifax, Nova Scotia.4

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 11 April 1995:
LAWLOR, Arthur Albert - 69, Halifax, died April 9, 1995, in the Halifax Infirmary.

Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late Lauchlin and Margaret (Dort) Lawlor. He was a longtime member of St. Margaret of Scotland Anglican Church. He was a veteran of the Second World War and retired from The Halifax Herald Limited after 40 years.

Surviving are his wife, the former Velma Bezanson; daughters, Carla Lawlor-Newll (Mrs. Melvin Newll), Pamela, Halifax; brothers, Lewis, James, Dartmouth; sister, Laura (Mrs. J.R. Miller), Halifax; grandson, Joel.

He was predeceased by a sister, Lola Mooney; brother, Lawrence.

Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 1 p.m. Wednesday in Atlantic Funeral Home, Halifax, Rev. David Boston officiating. Burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery.4
Last Edited9 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 211, but this entry does not include his middle name.
  2. [S506] Lindsey Wood, "Descendants of John Whitewood", September 15, 2001.
  3. [S509] Lindsey Wood, "Bezanson/Whitewood/Fleet," e-mail to John Cardinal, September 16, 2001.
  4. [S2] Lawlor, Arthur Albert Death Notice, The Chronicle Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 11 April 1995.
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 211.