David Ernest Bezanson1

M, #26882, b. 30 October 1932, d. 1 August 2010
I have not discovered David's connection to the known Bezanson lineage.1
     David Ernest Bezanson was born on 30 October 1932 at Needham, Massachusetts.1 He married Geraldine (?) circa 1961.1 David Ernest Bezanson died on 1 August 2010 at Virginia Beach, Virginia, at age 77.1

     Death Notice from The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, Virginia), 3 August 2010:
VIRGINIA BEACH - David Ernest Bezanson passed away Aug. 1, 2010.

He was born Oct. 30, 1932 in Needham, Mass. Mr. Bezanson served 37 years in the U.S. Navy and retired in 1988 as command master chief.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 49 years, Geraldine B. Bezanson of Virginia Beach; son, Anthony (Michelle) Bezanson of Virginia Beach; four grandchildren, Aarica Bezanson, Jessica Virgili, Robert Dexter and Gabriel Fox; and three great-grandchildren, Logan, Chloe and Gabi.

Services are private.1
Last Edited5 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S2] Bezanson, David E. Death Notice, The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, Virginia), 3 August 2010.

Carson Taylor Bezanson1

M, #26892, b. 8 January 2007, d. 8 January 2007
FatherRichard Bezanson1
MotherBrittany Price1
Relationship7th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Carson Taylor Bezanson was born on 8 January 2007.1 He died on 8 January 2007.1

     Obituary from The Deseret News (Salt Lake City, Utah), 15 January 2007:
Carson Taylor Bezanson was born Monday, January 8, 2007 at 4:42 p.m. His perfect little spirit slipped back to heaven at 7:30 p.m. that same night. Born early, 29 weeks with Anencephaly, he showed a great determination to live. Carson brought great joy to his family in that small time and taught us all a little more about love.

Preceded in death by grandmoth-er, Cindy Price; great-grandparents, Carl and Kate Bezanson, and LeBaron Robinson.

Survived by loving parents, Richard and Brittany Bezanson; as well as grandparents, Debra and Wayne Bezanson, Dana Price; great-grandparents, Quinn and Betty Christensen, Carol Ann Robinson; and many other caring family members. We will always love and miss him.

Private graveside services will be held.2
Last Edited14 Apr 2016

Citations

  1. [S2] Bezanson, Carson Taylor Death Notice, Deseret News (Salt Lake City, Utah), 15 January 2007.
  2. [S2] Carson Taylor Bezanson Death Notice, Deseret News (Salt Lake City, Utah), 15 January 2007.

Mattie E. Harris1,2

F, #26893, b. circa 1852

Family

George Bezanson b. c 1856
Children
     Mattie E. Harris was also known as Martha.2 She was born circa 1852 at Augusta County, Virginia, according to her marriage record or circa 1856 according to 1880 census.1,2 She married George Bezanson, son of Joseph Bezanson and Jerusha G. Parsons, on 2 April 1876 at Long Glade, Virginia.1,2

Census Summary

1850
Birth
1852
1860
1870
1880
Census
1880
1890
Census
1895

Census, Residence

Census1880George Bezanson and Mattie E. Harris appeared on the census of 1880 at Middle River, Virginia, with Charles Harris Bezanson and with boarder James Chaplin (27) and servant/cook Bettie Weaver (22.)2
Census1895Mattie E. Harris appeared on the census of 1895 at Fort Scott, Kansas, with Charles Harris Bezanson and Howard Gordon Bezanson.3
Last Edited23 Feb 2015

Citations

  1. [S677] Ancestry.com, "Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940", Bozeman, George A.P; Harris, Mattie E; 2 April 1876.
  2. [S4] 1880 U.S. Federal Census; Middle River, Augusta, Virginia; FHL Film: 1255355; Roll: 1355; ED: 023; Page: 340A; Lines: 13-17.
  3. [S749] Kansas State Historical Society, "Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925", Year: 1895; Place: Fort Scott, Bourbon, Kansas.

Charles Harris Bezanson1

M, #26894, b. 28 September 1877, d. 9 October 1922
FatherGeorge Bezanson1 b. c 1856
MotherMattie E. Harris1 b. c 1852

Family

Zola Simmons b. Jun 1894, d. 3 May 1991
Children
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Charles Harris Bezanson was born on 28 September 1877 at Virginia.2,1 He served in the military in the Spanish-American War in 1898.3 He was a railroad switchman in 1900.4 He married Daisy (?).5 Charles Harris Bezanson and Daisy (?) were divorced in January 1910.5 Charles Harris Bezanson married Zola Simmons, daughter of James Simmons and Rhoda (?).6 Charles Harris Bezanson registered for the military service draft on 12 September 1918 while living at 1516 Terry Street, Houston, Texas.7 He died on 9 October 1922 at Madison County, Arkansas, at age 45.8

     Charles Harris Bezanson was mentioned in an article that appeared in The Fort Scott Daily Tribune-Monitor (Fort Scott, Kansas) on 21 September 1922:
A subscription paper was being passed among Frisco employees today to raise a fund for Charles Bezanson, a former switchman in the Fort Scott yards, who is now unable to work, owing to tuberculosis.9

Census Summary

1870
Birth
1877
1880
Census
1880
1890
Census
1895
1900
Census
1900
1910
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1915
1920
Census
1920
Death
1922

Census, Residence

Census1880Charles Harris Bezanson appeared on the census of 1880 in the household of George Bezanson and Mattie E. Harris at Middle River, Virginia.1
Census1895Charles Harris Bezanson appeared on the census of 1895 in the household of Mattie E. Harris at Fort Scott, Kansas.10
Census1900Charles Harris Bezanson appeared on the census of 1900 at 618 Hall Street, Fort Scott, Kansas, in the househiold of William Riely and his family.4
Census1915Charles Harris Bezanson and Zola Simmons appeared on the census of 1915 at Fort Scott, Kansas.6
Census1920Charles Harris Bezanson appeared on the census of 1920 at 1602 Terry Street, Houston, Texas, in the household of John C. George, the George family, and a number of lodgers. Charles is recorded as single.11
Last Edited10 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S4] 1880 U.S. Federal Census; Middle River, Augusta, Virginia; FHL Film: 1255355; Roll: 1355; ED: 023; Page: 340A; Lines: 13-17.
  2. [S664] National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), "U.S. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918", Bezanson, Charles Harris; Houston, Texas; Number: 417.
  3. [S588] National Archives and Records Administration,, "United States Index to Service Records, War with Spain, 1898", Bezanson, Charles H.
  4. [S4] 1900 U.S. Federal Census; Fort Scott Ward 3, Bourbon, Kansas; FHL Film: 1240471; Roll: 471; ED: 0036; Page: 3B; Line: 91.
  5. [S19] "Divorce Announcement", The Fort Scott Daily Monitor (Fort Scott, Kansas), 17 January 1910.
  6. [S749] Kansas State Historical Society, "Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925", Year: 1915; Place: Fort Scott, Bourbon, Kansas; Page: 8; Lines: 2-3.
  7. [S664] National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), "U.S. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918", Bezanson, Charles H; Texas, Houston; Number: 417.
  8. [S654] Arkansas Department of Health, "Arkansas Death Index, 1914-1950", Bezanson, Chas H; Date: 9 October 1922.
  9. [S898] , The Fort Scott Daily Tribune-Monitor (Fort Scott, Kansas), 21 September 1922.
  10. [S749] Kansas State Historical Society, "Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925", Year: 1895; Place: Fort Scott, Bourbon, Kansas.
  11. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; Houston Ward 5, Harris, Texas; Roll: T625_1814; Image: 717; ED: 86; Page: 4B; Line: 74.
  12. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Mill Creek, Madison, Arkansas; FHL Film: 2339817; Roll: 82; Image: 422.0; ED: 0018; Page: 1B; Lines: 89-95.

Zola Simmons1,2

F, #26895, b. June 1894, d. 3 May 1991
FatherJames Simmons4 b. Feb 1852
MotherRhoda (?)3 b. c 1855

Family 1

Charles Harris Bezanson b. 28 Sep 1877, d. 9 Oct 1922
Children

Family 2

Alfred Dillon b. c 1886
Child
  • Gloria I Dillon6 b. 15 Apr 1927, d. 9 Jul 2011
     Zola Simmons was born in June 1894 at Arkansas.4,2 She married Charles Harris Bezanson, son of George Bezanson and Mattie E. Harris.2 Zola Simmons became a widow at age 28 upon the death of her husband Charles Harris Bezanson on 9 October 1922 at Madison County, Arkansas.5 Zola Simmons married Alfred Dillon circa 1926 at Franklin County, Arkansas; according to the "age at first marriage" entry in the 1930 census for Alfred. The Arkansas Marriage Index gives the marriage date as 11 July 1936.6,7 Zola Simmons died on 3 May 1991 at age 96.8

Census Summary

1890
Birth
1894
1900
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1900
1910
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1910
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1915
1920
1930
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1930
1940
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1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
Death
1991

Census, Residence

Census1900Zola Simmons appeared on the census of 1900 in the household of James Simmons and Rhoda (?) at Mill Creek, Arkansas.4
Census1910Zola Simmons appeared on the census of 1910 in the household of James Simmons and Rhoda (?) at Mill Creek, Arkansas.9
Census1915Charles Harris Bezanson and Zola Simmons appeared on the census of 1915 at Fort Scott, Kansas.2
Census1930Alfred Dillon and Zola Simmons appeared on the census of 1930 with Gloria I Dillon, Donnie G Dillon, Eugene Bezanson and Carl Richard Bezanson.6
Census1940Alfred Dillon and Zola Simmons appeared on the census of 1940 at Mill Creek, Arkansas, with Carl Richard Bezanson, Irene Dillon, Donnie G Dillon, Douglas Dillon and Rhoda (?)3
Last Edited17 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S623] Texas Department of State Health Services, "Texas, Birth Index, 1903–1997", Bezanson (no given name); Date: 12 Novemeber 1918; Certificate: 4322.
  2. [S749] Kansas State Historical Society, "Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925", Year: 1915; Place: Fort Scott, Bourbon, Kansas; Page: 8; Lines: 2-3.
  3. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Mill Creek, Madison, Arkansas; Roll: T627_153; ED: 44-13; Page: 8A; Lines: 37-40; Page: 8B; Lines: 41-43.
  4. [S4] 1900 U.S. Federal Census; Mill Creek, Madison, Arkansas; FHL Film: 1240067; Roll: 67; ED: 0065; Page: 8B; Lines: 68-76.
  5. [S654] Arkansas Department of Health, "Arkansas Death Index, 1914-1950", Bezanson, Chas H; Date: 9 October 1922.
  6. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Mill Creek, Madison, Arkansas; FHL Film: 2339817; Roll: 82; Image: 422.0; ED: 0018; Page: 1B; Lines: 89-95.
  7. [S615] Unknown compiler, "India, Select Marriages, 1792-1948", Bezanson, Zola; Dillon, Al; 11 July 1936.
  8. [S3] Social Security Death Index, Dillon, Zola; Issue State: Arkansas; Issue Date: Before 1951.
  9. [S4] 1910 U.S. Federal Census; Mill Creek, Madison, Arkansas; FHL Film: 1374070; Roll: T624_57; ED: 0071; Page: 16B; Lines: 87-92.

Howard Gordon Bezanson1,2

M, #26896, b. circa 1881, d. 9 April 1938
FatherGeorge Bezanson2 b. c 1856
MotherMattie E. Harris2 b. c 1852
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Howard Gordon Bezanson was born circa 1881 at Virginia with 3 June 1877 and 3 Jun 1878 reported in other sources.2,1,3 He began military service on 27 April 1899.4 In 1901, during his service in the Phillipines, Howard Gordon Bezanson fell out of touch with his family, who feared him dead.5 He ended military service on 26 April 1902 at Fort Logan, Colorado.4 In 1902, Howard Gordon Bezanson was a witness to a murder and testified at the trial.6 He married Louise May Haas.7 Howard Gordon Bezanson and Louise May Haas were divorced in January 1909.7 Howard Gordon Bezanson married Allie M. (?) before 9 May 1910.8 Howard Gordon Bezanson registered for the military service draft on 12 September 1918 while living at Kansas City, Missouri.3 On 6 April 1922, Howard Gordon Bezanson pled guilty to a charge of manufacturing liquor and being in possession of liquor. He was sentenced to a $500 fine and six months in jail.9 On 13 May 1922, he was paroled and his fine was reduced. A newspaper report implied that he was released early because he had testified against another bootlegger.10 He married Nell E. Blosser on 6 April 1926 at Jackson County, Missouri.11 Howard Gordon Bezanson died on 9 April 1938 at Proviso Township, Illinois.1 He was buried in Wichita Park Cemetery and Mausoleum, Sedgewick County, Kansas.12

Census Summary

1880
Birth
1881
1890
Census
1895
1900
1910
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1910
1920
Census
1920
1930
Death
1938

Census, Residence

Census1895Howard Gordon Bezanson appeared on the census of 1895 in the household of Mattie E. Harris at Fort Scott, Kansas.2
Census1910Howard Gordon Bezanson and Allie M. (?) appeared on the census of 1910 at Mill Creek, Kansas, with Lula M. Ramsey and Harold F. Ramsey.8
Census1920Howard Gordon Bezanson and Allie M. (?) appeared on the census of 1920 at 708 Cherry Street, Kansas City, Missouri.13
Last Edited31 Mar 2016

Citations

  1. [S575] Ancestry.com, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947", Bezanson, Howard Gordon; Date: 9 April 1938.
  2. [S749] Kansas State Historical Society, "Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925", Year: 1895; Place: Fort Scott, Bourbon, Kansas.
  3. [S664] National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), "U.S. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918", Bezanson, Howard Gordon; Kansas City, Missouri; Number: A1701.
  4. [S768] National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), "Register of Enlistments in the U.S. Army, 1798-1914", Bezanson, Howard G; Date: 27 April 1899.
  5. [S19] "Might Have Been Killed: No News from Howard Bezanson, a Phillipine Solider for Over a Year", The Fort Scott Daily Monitor (Fort Scott, Kansas), 24 October 1901.
  6. [S19] "Released On Bond", The Fort Scott Daily Monitor (Fort Scott, Kansas), 22 November 1902.
  7. [S19] "Divorce Announcement", The Fort Scott Daily Tribune-Monitor (Fort Scott, Kansas), 15 January 1909.
  8. [S4] 1910 U.S. Federal Census; Mill Creek, Bourbon, Kansas; FHL Film: 1374445; Roll: T624_432; ED: 0052; Page: 6B; Lines: 74-77.
  9. [S19] "Liquor Charge Sentence", The Fort Scott Daily Tribune-Monitor (Fort Scott, Kansas), 6 April 1922.
  10. [S19] "Bezanson Is Paroled", The Fort Scott Daily Tribune-Monitor (Fort Scott, Kansas), 13 May 1922.
  11. [S841] Missouri State Archives, "Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002", H. G. Bezanson; Nell E. Tousley; 6 April 1926.
  12. [S836] Various Contributors, "Find A Grave", Bezanson, Howard G., Wichita Park Cemetery and Mausoleum; Memorial Number: 44557953.
  13. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; Kansas City Ward 5, Jackson, Missouri; Roll: T625_925; Image: 466; ED: 89; Page: 6B; Lines: 54-55.

James Eugene Bezanson1

M, #26900, b. 5 March 1917, d. 18 June 1974
FatherCharles Harris Bezanson2 b. 28 Sep 1877, d. 9 Oct 1922
MotherZola Simmons2 b. Jun 1894, d. 3 May 1991
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     James Eugene Bezanson was also known as Eugene Bezanson.2 He was born on 5 March 1917 at Houston, Texas.1,2 He married Audrey F. Patrick on 16 December 1937 at Madison County, Arkansas. He was 20. She was 16.3,4 James Eugene Bezanson died on 18 June 1974 at age 57.4 He was buried in Wenatachee City Cemetery, Wenatachee, Washington.4

Census Summary

1910
Birth
1917
1920
1930
Census
1930
1940
Census
1940
1950
1960
1970
Death
1974

Census, Residence

Census1930Eugene Bezanson appeared on the census of 1930 in the household of Alfred Dillon and Zola Simmons.2
Census1940James Eugene Bezanson and Audrey F. Patrick appeared on the census of 1940 at Mill Creek, Arkansas, with Evelyn Sue Bezanson.5
Last Edited22 Feb 2015

Citations

  1. [S623] Texas Department of State Health Services, "Texas, Birth Index, 1903–1997", Bezanson, James Eugene; Date: 5 March 1917; a delayed entry registered 29 October 1923.
  2. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Mill Creek, Madison, Arkansas; FHL Film: 2339817; Roll: 82; Image: 422.0; ED: 0018; Page: 1B; Lines: 89-95.
  3. [S615] Unknown compiler, "India, Select Marriages, 1792-1948", Bezanson, Eugene; Patrick, Audrey; Date: 16 December 1937.
  4. [S836] Various Contributors, "Find A Grave", James E. Bezanson, Wenatachee City Cemetery, Wenatachee, Washington; Memorial Number: 59139252.
  5. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Mill Creek, Madison, Arkansas; Roll: T627_153; ED: 44-13; Page: 3A; Lines: 19-21.