Wilfred Bent1

M, #24043, b. circa 1922, d. 22 December 1992
FatherArthur Bent1 b. 1886
MotherFerne W. Bezanson1 b. 21 Dec 1891, d. 13 Mar 1963
Relationship5th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Wilfred Bent was born circa 1922 at West Paradise, Nova Scotia.2 He married Thelma Marshall.1 Wilfred Bent died on 22 December 1992 at Victoria General Hospital, Halifax, Nova Scotia.2

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 24 December 1992:
BENT, Wilfred Louis - 70, Clarence, Annapolis County, died December 22, 1992, in Victoria General Hospital, Halifax.

Born in West Paradise, Annapolis County, he was a son of the late Arthur and Fern (Bezanson) Bent. He was a 30-year employee of Acadian Distilleries. He was known worldwide for his handcrafts and was a member of the Society of Workers in Early Arts and Trades and of the Midwestern Tool Association. He was an ardent collector of antiques and tools. As a boy, he worked with his father in the mill and continued woodworking until retirement.

He is survived by his wife, the former Thelma Marshall; two sons, Barrie, Wayne, both of Clarence West; daughter, Sheila Coleman, Ship Harbour; six grandchildren; three sisters, Cora (Mrs. Clair Goodwin), Carleton Corner; Phyllis (Mrs. Lawrence Spurr), Melvern Square; Hilda Messenger, Centrelea.

He was predeceased by four brothers, Curtis, Charles, Vernon, Arthur; sister, Grace.

The body is in Robert L. Hall Funeral Home, Bridgetown, visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, where funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday, Rev. Joy Noble officiating. Cremation will follow.2
Last Edited3 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 213.
  2. [S2] Bent, Wilfred Louis Death Notice, The Chronicle Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 24 December 1992.

Arthur Bent1

M, #24045
FatherArthur Bent1 b. 1886
MotherFerne W. Bezanson1 b. 21 Dec 1891, d. 13 Mar 1963
Relationship5th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
Last Edited25 May 2017

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 213.

Vernon Bent1

M, #24046, b. circa 1914
FatherArthur Bent1 b. 1886
MotherFerne W. Bezanson1 b. 21 Dec 1891, d. 13 Mar 1963
Relationship5th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Vernon Bent was born circa 1914 at Nova Scotia.2

Census Summary

1910
Birth
1914
1920
Census
1921

Census, Residence

Census1921Vernon Bent appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Arthur Bent and Ferne W. Bezanson at Carleton Corner, Nova Scotia.2
LivedVernon Bent lived in Bridgetown, Nova Scotia.1
Last Edited25 May 2017

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 213.
  2. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Polling District No 11, Digby-Annapolis, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 43; Page: 2; Lines: 26-36.

Grace Bent1

F, #24047, b. circa 1916, d. before 1991
FatherArthur Bent1 b. 1886
MotherFerne W. Bezanson1 b. 21 Dec 1891, d. 13 Mar 1963
Relationship5th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Grace Bent was born circa 1916 at Nova Scotia.2 She died before 1991.1

Census Summary

1910
Birth
1916
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
Death
1991

Census, Residence

Census1921Grace Bent appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Arthur Bent and Ferne W. Bezanson at Carleton Corner, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited19 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 213.
  2. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Polling District No 11, Digby-Annapolis, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 43; Page: 2; Lines: 26-36.

Charles Bent1

M, #24048, b. circa 1913, d. before 1991
FatherArthur Bent1 b. 1886
MotherFerne W. Bezanson1 b. 21 Dec 1891, d. 13 Mar 1963
Relationship5th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Charles Bent was born circa 1913 at Nova Scotia.2 He died before 1991.1

Census Summary

1910
Birth
1913
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
Death
1991

Census, Residence

Census1921Charles Bent appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Arthur Bent and Ferne W. Bezanson at Carleton Corner, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited19 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 213.
  2. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Polling District No 11, Digby-Annapolis, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 43; Page: 2; Lines: 26-36.

Phyllis Maude Taylor1,2

F, #24049, b. 25 August 1904, d. 12 June 1994
FatherHenry Arthur Taylor1 b. c 1875, d. b 12 Apr 1940
MotherAmelia Deborah Bezanson1 b. 13 Aug 1879
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Phyllis Maude Taylor was born on 25 August 1904 at Cambridge, Massachusetts.3,4 She married Harry Jason.1 Phyllis Maude Taylor died on 12 June 1994 at Thornton Nursing Home, Northboro, Massachusetts, at age 89.1 She was buried on 15 June 1994 in Pine Grove Cemetery, Hubbardston, Massachusetts.1

     Obituary from The Telegram and Gazette (Worcester, Massachusetts), 14 June 1994:
SHREWSBURY - Phyllis M. (Taylor) Jason, 93, formerly of 405 South Quinsigamond Ave., died Sunday in Thornton Nursing Home, 238 1/2 West Main St., Northboro, after an illness.

Her husband, Harry Jason, died in 1964.

She leaves three sisters, Adelaide E. "Eva" Gobeil of Shrewsbury, with whom she lived, Alice M. Shedd of Springfield, Ill., and Edna Mae Bevan of Gardner; nephews and nieces.

She was born in Cambridge, daughter of Henry A. and Amelia D. (Bezanson) Taylor, and lived many years in Three Rivers, N.Y., before moving here several years ago.

Mrs. Jason was a registered nurse. She managed the factory hospital for Carrier Air Conditioning Co. in Syracuse, N.Y., for 26 years, retiring in 1969. She was a member of Fairlawn Methodist Church, its Bible Group and Friendship Circle. She was past president of the Industrial Nurses of America.

The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow in Howard C. Allen Funeral Home, 653 Main St. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Hubbardston. Calling hours at the funeral home are 6 to 8 tonight.1

Census Summary

1900
Birth
1904
1910
Census
1910
1920
Census
1920
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
Death
1994

Census, Residence

Census1910Phyllis Maude Taylor appeared on the census of 1910 in the household of Henry Arthur Taylor and Amelia Deborah Bezanson at Hubbardston, Massachusetts.2
Census1920Phyllis Maude Taylor appeared on the census of 1920 in the household of Henry Arthur Taylor and Amelia Deborah Bezanson at Hubbardston, Massachusetts.5
Last Edited5 Mar 2015

Citations

  1. [S479] Bell and Howell Information and Learning Company, "Telegram (Worcester, MA) Obituaries", June 14, 1994, Phyllis Jason.
  2. [S4] 1910 U.S. Federal Census; Hubbardston, Worcester, Massachusetts; FHL Film: 1374641; Roll: T624_628; ED: 1764; Page: 3B; Lines: 56-62.
  3. [S479] Bell and Howell Information and Learning Company, "Telegram (Worcester, MA) Obituaries", June 14, 1994, Phyllis Jason, but the age doesn't agree with her SSDI birth date.
  4. [S3] Social Security Death Index, PHYLLIS JASON, Born=25 Aug 1904, Died=12 Jun 1994, Residence=01545 Shrewsbury, Worcester, MA, Issued=NY (Before 1951).
  5. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; Hubbardston, Worcester, Massachusetts; Roll: T625_746; Image: 973; ED: 91; Page: 1A; Lines: 40-49.

Evangeline G. Gobeil1

F, #24051, b. circa 1927, d. 29 July 1997
FatherEmery Gobeil1 d. b Jul 1997
MotherAdelaide E. Taylor1 b. 6 Nov 1901, d. 3 Jan 1998
Relationship5th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Evangeline G. Gobeil was born circa 1927 at Hubbardston, Massachusetts.1 She married Dr. Robert Rossi circa 1954.1 Evangeline G. Gobeil died on 29 July 1997 at Worcester Memorial Healthcare Center, Worcester, Massachusetts.1

     Obituary from The Telegram and Gazette (Worcester, Massachusetts), 31 July 1997:
LEOMINSTER - Evangeline "Van" G. (Gobeil) Rossi, 70, of 19 Appleton Place died Tuesday in Worcester Memorial Healthcare Center, Worcester, after an extended illness.

She leaves her husband of 43 years, Dr. Robert Rossi; two sons, Paul A. Rossi of Wadhams, N.Y., and Gregory R. Rossi of Boston; a daughter, Dr. Anne R. Rossi of Cape Elizabeth, Maine; her mother, Adelaide (Taylor) Gobeil of Worcester, and a grandson.

She was born in Hubbardston, daughter of Emery Gobeil, and lived here most of her adult life, after growing up in Hubbardston and Worcester. She attended Hubbardston Grammar Schools and Athol High School, and graduated from Worcester Latin High School in 1945. She received a Bachelor in library science from Framingham State College in 1979.

Mrs. Rossi was a librarian at the Leominster Public Library for the past 12 years. She was the City of Leominster's archivist and historian. Previously, she was a librarian at the Harvard Public Library for five years and also was a lab technician at the Worcester Foundation for Experimental Biology. She was a member of St. Anna's Parish in Leominster and was an avid gardener.

The funeral service and burial are private. Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 tonight at the Smith-Mallahy-Masciarelli Funeral Home, 243 Water St., Fitchburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Friends of the Leominster Public Library, 30 West St., Leominster 01453, or may be left at the funeral home.
Last Edited5 Mar 2015

Citations

  1. [S479] Bell and Howell Information and Learning Company, "Telegram (Worcester, MA) Obituaries", July 31, 1997, Evangeline G. Rossi.

Mary Cross1

F, #24056, b. 15 July 1828, d. 1920
FatherHenry Cross1 b. 25 Jul 1798
MotherEunice Whitcomb Bezanson1 b. 29 Jan 1806, d. 1873
Relationship2nd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Mary Cross was born on 15 July 1828 at Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.2 She married Frederick Levy on 1 December 1846 at Chester, Nova Scotia. She was 18.2,3 Mary Cross died in 1920 at Tancook Island, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited15 Feb 2003

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 28.
  2. [S591] Linda Mason Pirie, "Eunice Whitcomb Bezanson," e-mail to John Cardinal, January 2, 2003.
  3. [S598] Linda Mason Pirie, "Corrections to Eunice Whitcomb Bezanson document," e-mail to John Cardinal, January 22, 2003, where the year was changed from 1847 to 1846, correcting an earlier e-mail message.

Catherine Cross1

F, #24057, b. 11 April 1830
FatherHenry Cross1 b. 25 Jul 1798
MotherEunice Whitcomb Bezanson1 b. 29 Jan 1806, d. 1873
Relationship2nd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Catherine Cross was born on 11 April 1830.1,2 She married Daniel Shatford on 13 May 1849 at Chester, Nova Scotia. She was 19.1,2
Last Edited14 Jan 2003

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 28.
  2. [S591] Linda Mason Pirie, "Eunice Whitcomb Bezanson," e-mail to John Cardinal, January 2, 2003.

Susan Cross1

F, #24059, b. 26 December 1832, d. 20 May 1923
FatherHenry Cross1 b. 25 Jul 1798
MotherEunice Whitcomb Bezanson1 b. 29 Jan 1806, d. 1873
Relationship2nd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Susan Cross was born on 26 December 1832 at Tancook Island, Nova Scotia.2,3 She married John Wilson on 3 December 1854 at Tancook Island, Nova Scotia. She was 21.1,3 Susan Cross died on 20 May 1923 at age 90.3
Last Edited14 Jan 2003

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 28.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 28, where the birthdate includes the year only.
  3. [S591] Linda Mason Pirie, "Eunice Whitcomb Bezanson," e-mail to John Cardinal, January 2, 2003.