Robert Edwin Newsham1

M, #24701, b. 1 February 1921, d. 9 March 1992
FatherThomas Newsham1 b. 19 Jul 1894, d. 31 Jan 1967
MotherGrace Evelyn Bezanson1 b. 20 Apr 1899, d. 18 May 1995
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Robert Edwin Newsham was born on 1 February 1921 at Concord, Massachusetts.2,1 He died on 9 March 1992 at Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, at age 71.1

Census Summary

1920
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Death
1992

Census, Residence

Census1930Robert Edwin Newsham appeared on the census of 1930 in the household of Thomas Newsham and Grace Evelyn Bezanson at Windsor Avenue, Acton, Massachusetts.3
Census1940Robert Edwin Newsham appeared on the census of 1940 in the household of Thomas Newsham and Grace Evelyn Bezanson at Windsor Avenue, Acton, Massachusetts.4
Last Edited5 Mar 2015

Citations

  1. [S616] Suzanne Newsham, "Bezanson," e-mail to John Cardinal, November 7, 2003.
  2. [S840] Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts, "Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988", Newsham, Robert Edwin; Acton Birth Register; 1 February 1921.
  3. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Acton, Middlesex, Massachusetts; FHL Film: 2340648; Roll: 913; Image: 577.0; ED: 0158; Page: 14A; Lines: 45-49.
  4. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Acton, Middlesex, Massachusetts; Roll: T627_1601; ED: 9-2; Page: 3B; Lines: 65-69.

Viola Bezanson1

F, #24710, b. 1913, d. 1985
MotherLeona Melissa Bezanson1 b. 5 Jul 1891, d. 3 Apr 1968

Family

Baden Powell Brothers Sr. b. 1910, d. 19 Mar 1996
Child
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Viola Bezanson was also known as Viola Sawler.2 She was born in 1913.1,3 She married Baden Powell Brothers Sr., son of John Whitman Brothers and Georgina Lawrence.1 Viola Bezanson died in 1985.3 She was buried in Cambridge Baptist Church Cemetery, Cambridge, Nova Scotia.3 She was born when her mother Leona Melissa Bezanson was young and unmarried and she was raised by her aunt and uncle, Judson Sawler and Mary Lucy Sevilla Bezanson.

Census Summary

1910
Birth
1913
1920
Census
1921
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1985

Census, Residence

Census1921Viola Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Judson Sawler and Mary Lucy Sevilla Bezanson at Cambridge, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited31 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S618] Rowyn MacLean, "Bezanson/Clarke Marriage," e-mail to John Cardinal, August, 2003.
  2. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Brooklyn Street, Kings, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 45; Page: 15; Lines: 44-50; Page: 16; Lines: 1-2.
  3. [S351] Family History Committee, Cemetery Records of Kings County, Cambridge Baptist Church Cemetery, Section 1, Stone 177, "Baden Brothers, 1910-1996, his wife, Viola G. [Bezanson], 1913-1985. (Obit Hfx Herald, Baden died 19 Mar. 1996 age 85. Born Delaps Cove Annapolis Co. s/o John and Georgina (Lawrence) Brothers.)."
  4. [S619] Rowyn MacLean, "Viola's info and Isabel Bezanson up-date," e-mail to John Cardinal, December, 2003.

Baden Powell Brothers Sr.1

M, #24711, b. 1910, d. 19 March 1996
FatherJohn Whitman Brothers1
MotherGeorgina Lawrence1

Family

Viola Bezanson b. 1913, d. 1985
Child
     Baden Powell Brothers Sr. was born in 1910 at Delaps Cove, Nova Scotia.2,3 He married Viola Bezanson, daughter of Leona Melissa Bezanson.1 Baden Powell Brothers Sr. died on 19 March 1996 at Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville, Nova Scotia.4,5,3 He was buried on 22 March 1996 in Cambridge Baptist Church Cemetery, Cambridge, Nova Scotia.4,3

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 20 March 1996:
BROTHERS, Baden Powell - 85, Cambridge, Kings Co., died March 19, 1996, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville.

Born at Delaps Cove, Annapolis Co., he was a son of the late John and Georgina (Lawrence) Brothers. He was a lifelong farmer and had been a fisherman. He had been employed with the Department of National Defence at both Camp Aldershot and Greenwood.

Surviving are daughters, Kathleen (Mrs. Malcolm Nickerson), Oromocto, N.B; Betty (Mrs. Eric Dickenson), London, Ont; Shirley (Mrs. Cornelius (Casey) DeJonge), Marilyn, Cambridge; Linda (Mrs. Ronald Ennis), Cole Harbour; sons, Baden Jr., Halifax; Stewart, Coldbrook; Raymond, Keith, Cambridge; Wayne, Cole Harbour; sisters, Mrs. Dorothy Lawrence, Saint John, N.B; Mrs. Ada White, Liverpool; Mrs. Mary Lewis, Annapolis Royal; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his wife, the former Viola Bezanson; son, Phillip; sisters, Evelyn, Rose, Grace, Alice; brothers, John, William, Stewart, James.

Visitation 7-9 p.m. tonight, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday in W.C. Hiltz Funeral Parlour, Kentville. Funeral 2 p.m. Friday in Cambridge Baptist Church, Rev. Leo Fletcher officiating. Burial in Cambridge Cemetery.4

Census, Residence

LivedBaden Powell Brothers Sr. lived in Cambridge, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited13 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S618] Rowyn MacLean, "Bezanson/Clarke Marriage," e-mail to John Cardinal, August, 2003.
  2. [S619] Rowyn MacLean, "Viola's info and Isabel Bezanson up-date," e-mail to John Cardinal, December, 2003.
  3. [S351] Family History Committee, Cemetery Records of Kings County, Cambridge Baptist Church Cemetery, Section 1, Stone 177, "Baden Brothers, 1910-1996, his wife, Viola G. [Bezanson], 1913-1985. (Obit Hfx Herald, Baden died 19 Mar. 1996 age 85. Born Delaps Cove Annapolis Co. s/o John and Georgina (Lawrence) Brothers.)."
  4. [S2] Brothers, Baden Powell Death Notice, The Chronicle Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 20 March 1996.
  5. [S352] Family History Committee, Probate Records of Kings County, Name=BROTHERS, Baden Powell, Date=19 Mar 1996, PlaceOfDeath=Kentville, Residence=Cambridge, FileID=10647.