Jerry Bezanson1

M, #23524, b. circa 1953, d. 5 May 1978
FatherJames Noble Bezanson1 b. 1912 or 1913, d. 11 Jun 1981
MotherDorothy Helen Lane1
Relationship5th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Jerry Bezanson was born circa 1953 at Halifax, Nova Scotia.2 He married Janice (?).2 Jerry Bezanson died on 5 May 1978.2 He died in a motorcycle accident.2

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 8 May 1978:
Gerald A. (Jerry) Bezanson

PORT ALBERNI - Gerald A. Bezanson, 25, of Port Alberni, B.C., died Friday as a result of a motorcycle accident. Born in Halifax, he was a son of Noble and Dot (Lane) Bezanson. Surviving are his wife, Janice; two daughters Nicole, Heidi, both at home; two sisters, Joan (Mrs. Warren Brown), Waverley; and Maureen (Mrs. George Bennett), Westphal. The body is in Port Alberni. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.2
Last Edited8 Jun 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 198.
  2. [S2] Gerald A. (Jerry) Bezanson Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 8 May 1978, p. 36.

James W. Croft1

M, #23525, b. 22 September 1861
FatherDavid Croft1
MotherMary Ann Bezanson1 b. 18 Feb 1843, d. 1926
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     James W. Croft was born on 22 September 1861.1
Last Edited15 Oct 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 61.

William Croft1

M, #23526, b. 12 September 1863
FatherDavid Croft1
MotherMary Ann Bezanson1 b. 18 Feb 1843, d. 1926
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     William Croft was born on 12 September 1863.1
Last Edited15 Oct 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 61.

Fred Croft1

M, #23527, b. 5 March 1867
FatherDavid Croft1
MotherMary Ann Bezanson1 b. 18 Feb 1843, d. 1926
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Fred Croft was born on 5 March 1867.1
Last Edited15 Oct 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 61.

Annie E. Croft1

F, #23528, b. 17 October 1869
FatherDavid Croft1
MotherMary Ann Bezanson1 b. 18 Feb 1843, d. 1926
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Annie E. Croft was born on 17 October 1869.1
Last Edited15 Oct 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 61.

Nellie Croft1

F, #23529, b. 12 October 1873
FatherDavid Croft1
MotherMary Ann Bezanson1 b. 18 Feb 1843, d. 1926
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Nellie Croft was born on 12 October 1873.1
Last Edited15 Oct 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 61.

Otis Croft1

M, #23530, b. 10 September 1875
FatherDavid Croft1
MotherMary Ann Bezanson1 b. 18 Feb 1843, d. 1926
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Otis Croft was born on 10 September 1875.1
Last Edited15 Oct 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 61.

Sarah May Croft1

F, #23531, b. 21 October 1877
FatherDavid Croft1
MotherMary Ann Bezanson1 b. 18 Feb 1843, d. 1926
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Sarah May Croft was born on 21 October 1877.1
Last Edited15 Oct 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 61.

Edward M. Croft1

M, #23532, b. 8 February 1880
FatherDavid Croft1
MotherMary Ann Bezanson1 b. 18 Feb 1843, d. 1926
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Edward M. Croft was born on 8 February 1880.1
Last Edited15 Oct 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 61.

Albertha A. Croft1

F, #23533, b. 24 June 1882
FatherDavid Croft1
MotherMary Ann Bezanson1 b. 18 Feb 1843, d. 1926
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Albertha A. Croft was born on 24 June 1882.1
Last Edited15 Oct 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 61.

Ralph Croft1

M, #23534, b. 12 December 1884
FatherDavid Croft1
MotherMary Ann Bezanson1 b. 18 Feb 1843, d. 1926
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Ralph Croft was born on 12 December 1884.1
Last Edited15 Oct 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 61.

Beulah Winnifred Bezanson1,2

F, #23535, b. 1 February 1898
FatherAmos Lovett Bezanson1 b. 19 Sep 1852, d. 23 Sep 1911
MotherLaura May Vogler1 b. 1866, d. 27 Apr 1946

Family

Horace O'Leary
Child
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Beulah Winnifred Bezanson was born on 1 February 1898 at Waterville, Nova Scotia.2,1,3 She married Horace O'Leary.1

Census Summary

1890
Birth
1898
1900
Census
1901
1910
Census
1911

Census, Residence

Census1901Beulah Winnifred Bezanson appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of Amos Lovett Bezanson and Laura May Vogler at Windsor Forks, Nova Scotia.4
Census1911Beulah Winnifred Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Amos Lovett Bezanson and Laura May Vogler at Waterville, Nova Scotia.5
Last Edited11 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 62.
  2. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Bezanson, Beulah Winnifred; Registration Year: 1898; Page: 99100388; a delayed entry recorded 4 December 1962.
  3. [S617] Automated Genealogy, "1901 Census of Canada", District=NS HANTS (#34), Subdistrict=Windsor Forks r Page 5, Details=Schedule 1 Microfilm T-6452, Line=30, Family=41.
  4. [S617] Automated Genealogy, "1901 Census of Canada", District=NS HANTS (#34), Subdistrict=Windsor Forks r Page 5, Details=Schedule 1 Microfilm T-6452, Line=27, Family=41.
  5. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Falmouth poll district, Windsor Forks, Waterville, Hants, Nova Scotia; Family: 49; Page: 6; Lines: 29-34.
  6. [S675] Hants County GenWeb, "Hants County, Nova Scotia GenWeb, Obituary Records", Halifax Herald Limited, March 5, 2000, MUMFORD, Gladys Theresa.

Lillian Ruth Bezanson1,2

F, #23537, b. April 1908, d. 30 March 1995
FatherAmos Lovett Bezanson2 b. 19 Sep 1852, d. 23 Sep 1911
MotherLaura May Vogler2 b. 1866, d. 27 Apr 1946

Family

Earl Hartt
Child
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Lillian Ruth Bezanson was born in April 1908 at Nova Scotia.3 She married Earl Hartt.2 Lillian Ruth Bezanson died on 30 March 1995 at Windsor, Nova Scotia, at age 86.1 She was buried on 1 April 1995 in Lakeview Cemetery, Upper Vaughan, Nova Scotia.1

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 31 March 1995:
HARTT, Lillian Ruth - 86, 1484 King St., Windsor, died March 30, 1995, at home.

Born in Upper Vaughans, Hants Co., she was a daughter of the late Amos and Laura (Vogler) Bezanson. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Surviving are daughters, Dorothy Hartt, Windsor; Geraldine Hartt, Milton, Queens Co; son, Basil, Sweets Corner; three grandchildren; two greatgrandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband, Earl W; a daughter and son in infancy; sister, Beulah O'Leary; brother, Purvis.

Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 2 p.m. Saturday in Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home and chapel, Rev. Don Ehler officiating. Burial in Lakeview Cemetery, Upper Vaughans.1

Census Summary

1900
Birth
1908
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
Death
1995

Census, Residence

Census1911Lillian Ruth Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Amos Lovett Bezanson and Laura May Vogler at Waterville, Nova Scotia.3
Census1921Lillian Ruth Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Laura May Vogler at Waterville, Nova Scotia.4
Last Edited8 May 2015

Citations

  1. [S2] Hartt, Lillian Ruth Death Notice, The Chronicle Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 31 March 1995.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 62.
  3. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Falmouth poll district, Windsor Forks, Waterville, Hants, Nova Scotia; Family: 49; Page: 6; Lines: 29-34.
  4. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Polling District No 12 Windsor Forks, Hants, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 45; Page: 7; Lines: 13-15.
  5. [S2] Basil Alfred Hartt Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 8 December 1997.

Purvis Edward Bezanson1

M, #23539, b. 4 August 1895, d. 2 May 1969
FatherAmos Lovett Bezanson1 b. 19 Sep 1852, d. 23 Sep 1911
MotherLaura May Vogler1 b. 1866, d. 27 Apr 1946
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Purvis Edward Bezanson was born on 4 August 1895 at Waterville, Nova Scotia.2,1 He was drafted into the Canadian Expeditionary Force on 12 June 1918 at Aldershot, Nova Scotia. He was described as 5ft 8½in tall with brown eyes and dark hair.3 Purvis Edward Bezanson was involved in a fatal hunting accident in 1936 when Maurice Rafuse was killed. Purvis was walking with Maurice and Maurice's brother Kenneth when they heard a distant gunshot and Maurice was struck by a bullet. Maurice died a short time later.4 He was the informant listed on the death certificate of Laura May Vogler who died 27 April 1946.5 Purvis Edward Bezanson died on 2 May 1969 at age 73.1 He was buried in Middlewood United Church Cemetery, Middlewood, Nova Scotia.6

Census Summary

1890
Birth
1895
1900
Census
1901
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
Death
1969

Census, Residence

Census1901Purvis Edward Bezanson appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of Amos Lovett Bezanson and Laura May Vogler at Windsor Forks, Nova Scotia.7
Census1911Purvis Edward Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Amos Lovett Bezanson and Laura May Vogler at Waterville, Nova Scotia.8
Census1921Purvis Edward Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Laura May Vogler at Waterville, Nova Scotia.9
Last Edited15 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 62.
  2. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Bezanson, Purvis Edward; Registration Year: 1895; Page: 99100574, a delayed entry from 2 May 1962.
  3. [S808] Library and Archives Canada, "Canada, Soldiers of the First World War, 1914-1918", Bezanson, Purvis; MSA; Date: 12 June 1918.
  4. [S675] Hants County GenWeb, "Hants County, Nova Scotia GenWeb, Obituary Records", Unknown newspaper, October 1936, RAFUSE, Maurice C.
  5. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Bezanson, Laura May; Registration Year: 1946; Page: 2523.
  6. [S526] Paul Harmon, "Middlewood United Church Cemetery", "Bezanson, Purvis Edward, 4 Aug 1895- 2 May 1969."
  7. [S617] Automated Genealogy, "1901 Census of Canada", District=NS HANTS (#34), Subdistrict=Windsor Forks r Page 5, Details=Schedule 1 Microfilm T-6452, Line=27, Family=41.
  8. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Falmouth poll district, Windsor Forks, Waterville, Hants, Nova Scotia; Family: 49; Page: 6; Lines: 29-34.
  9. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Polling District No 12 Windsor Forks, Hants, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 45; Page: 7; Lines: 13-15.

Zilla Bezanson1

F, #23540, b. 1875, d. 9 October 1954
FatherNathaniel Bezanson1 b. 24 Feb 1849, d. 5 May 1904
MotherLouise Ann Lyon1 b. 8 May 1852
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Zilla Bezanson was born in 1875.1 She married I.R. Lovejoy.2 Zilla Bezanson died on 9 October 1954 at California.3

Census Summary

1870
Birth
1875
1880
Census
1881
1890
Census
1891
1900
1910
1920
1930
1940
1950
Death
1954

Census, Residence

Census1881Zilla Bezanson appeared on the census of 1881 in the household of Nathaniel Bezanson and Louise Ann Lyon at Windsor Forks, Nova Scotia.4
Census1891Zilla Bezanson appeared on the census of 1891 in the household of Nathaniel Bezanson and Louise Ann Lyon at Forks, Nova Scotia.5
Last Edited25 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 62.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 62, but there is a question mark next to his name.
  3. [S416] State of California Department of Health Services, "California Death Index, 1940-1997", Edith Zillah Lovejoy; Birth: 24 January 1873; Death: 9 October 1954.
  4. [S652] FamilySearch Internet, "1881 Canadian Census Index", Census Place=Windsor Forks, Hants, Nova Scotia, FHL Film=1375810, NA Film=C-13174, District=18, Sub-district=D, Page=22, Household=105, Name=Nathaniel Bezanson.
  5. [S5] 1891 Canadian Census; Forks, Hants, Nova Scotia; Roll: T-6316; Family: 101; Page: 25-26.