Robert Freeman Allen1

M, #20782, b. circa 1879
FatherCharles Allen2
MotherIsabella (?)2

Family

Jessie Eldora Hopkins b. 5 Apr 1875
Children
  • Viola Allen7 b. 1907
  • Verta Allen6 b. 1909
  • Verna Allen6 b. 1909
  • Roy Allen6 b. c 1913
     Robert Freeman Allen was born circa 1879.1 He married Jessie Eldora Hopkins on 5 October 1906 at Kentville, Nova Scotia. She was 31.3,4,2

Census Summary

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Birth
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1880
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1920
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1921

Census, Residence

Census1910Robert Freeman Allen and Jessie Eldora Hopkins appeared on the census of 1910 at State Street, Verona, New York, with Mary Elizabeth Bezanson, Anne Adele Bezanson, Arthur Leroy Bezanson, Emma May Bezanson, Viola Allen, Verta Allen and Verna Allen.5
Census1921Robert Freeman Allen and Jessie Eldora Hopkins appeared on the census of 1921 at York Street, Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, with Viola Allen, Verla Allen, Verna Allen, Roy Allen and Emma May Bezanson.6
Last Edited15 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S143] Marriage Records of Kings County (published), Vol. 2, 105, 94.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 165.
  3. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Bezanson, Jessie E; Allen, Robert Freeman; Registration Year: 1906; Book: 1827; Page: 105; Number: 94.
  4. [S143] Marriage Records of Kings County (published), Vol. 2, 105, 94, where Jessie's last name is Bezanson and her marital status is widow.
  5. [S4] 1910 U.S. Federal Census; Verona, Oneida, New York; FHL Film: 1375066; Roll: T624_1053; ED: 0169; Page: 8B; Lines: 66-75.
  6. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Glace Bay (Town), Cape Breton South and Richmond, Nova Scotia; Sub-District: 28; Page: 4; Lines:.
  7. [S692] National Archives and Records Administration, "Border Crossings: From Canada to U.S., 1895-1956", Viola Allen, October 1908, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Edward A. Croft1

M, #20787, b. 4 May 1857
FatherJacob Croft2
MotherJerusha (?)2

Family

Martha Bezanson b. 1872
Children
     Edward A. Croft was born on 4 May 1857 at Greenfield, Nova Scotia.3,4,1 He married Martha Bezanson on 4 December 1889 at Gaspereaux, Nova Scotia. He was 32.1,5 Edward A. Croft was a farmer at Greenfield, Nova Scotia, at the time of his marriage.1

Census Summary

1850
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1857
1860
1870
1880
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1900
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Census, Residence

Census1891Edward A. Croft and Martha Bezanson appeared on the census of 1891 at Gaspereaux, Nova Scotia, with Jacob Croft and Merton Croft.6
Census1901Edward A. Croft and Martha Bezanson appeared on the census of 1901 at Kings County, Nova Scotia, with Lee Croft, Ethel Croft, Annie Croft, George Croft and Ross Croft.3
Census1911Edward A. Croft and Martha Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 at Greenfield, Nova Scotia, with Lee Croft, Ethel Croft, Annie Croft, George Croft, Ross Croft, Clara Croft and Roy Eldon Croft.7
Census1921Edward A. Croft and Martha Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 at Gaspereau Village, Nova Scotia, with George Croft, Ross Croft and Roy Eldon Croft.8
Last Edited14 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S143] Marriage Records of Kings County (published), Vol. 1, 223, 113.
  2. [S143] Marriage Records of Kings County (published), Vol. 1, 223, 113, in the marriage record of son Edward.
  3. [S5] 1901 Canadian Census; Ward 7, Kings, Nova Scotia; Family: 158; Page: 17.
  4. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; 22, Kings, Nova Scotia; Family: 91; Page: 10, "May 1858."
  5. [S683] Daniel F. Johnson, "Vital Statistics from New Brunswick Newspapers", Volume 74, Number 1795, from The Daily Telegraph, December 18, 1889, "m. Gaspereaux, N.S., 4th inst., by Rev. M.P. Freeman, Edward A. CROFT / Martha M. BEZANSON, both of Greenfield."
  6. [S350] Census Records of Kings County (published), 1891, Gaspereaux, Location=g, Page=19, Line=4-8, Family=95.
  7. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; 22, Kings, Nova Scotia; Family: 91; Page: 10.
  8. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Gaspereau, Kings, Nova Scotia; Sub-District: 15; Page: 8; Lines: 9-13.
  9. [S350] Census Records of Kings County (published), 1891, Gaspereaux, Location=g, Page=19, Line=6, Family=95, where his age is "8/12" (8 months).

Merton Croft1

M, #20790, b. 1890, d. 1970
FatherEdward A. Croft1 b. 4 May 1857
MotherMartha Bezanson1 b. 1872

Family

Inez Maud Brydon b. Apr 1899, d. 1967
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Merton Croft was also known as Lee Croft.2 He was born in 1890.1 He married Inez Maud Brydon on 30 June 1917 at Wolfville, Nova Scotia. She was 18.3 Merton Croft died in 1970.4 He was buried in Berwick Cemetery, Berwick, Nova Scotia.4

Census Summary

1890
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1890
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1891
1900
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1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
Death
1970

Census, Residence

Census1891Merton Croft appeared on the census of 1891 in the household of Edward A. Croft and Martha Bezanson at Gaspereaux, Nova Scotia.5
Census1901Lee Croft appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of Edward A. Croft and Martha Bezanson at Kings County, Nova Scotia.6
Census1911Lee Croft appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Edward A. Croft and Martha Bezanson at Greenfield, Nova Scotia.2
Census1921Lee Croft and Inez Maud Brydon appeared on the census of 1921 at Gaspereau, Nova Scotia, with Evelyn Croft.7
Last Edited15 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S350] Census Records of Kings County (published), 1891, Gaspereaux, Location=g, Page=19, Line=6, Family=95, where his age is "8/12" (8 months).
  2. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; 22, Kings, Nova Scotia; Family: 91; Page: 10.
  3. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Croft, Merton Leigh; Brydon, Inez Maud; Registration Year: 1917; Book: 33; Page: 313.
  4. [S351] Family History Committee, Cemetery Records of Kings County, Berwick Cemetery, Section 6, Stone 13, "M. Leigh Croft, 1890-1970, his wife Inez M. Bryden, 1899-1967."
  5. [S350] Census Records of Kings County (published), 1891, Gaspereaux, Location=g, Page=19, Line=4-8, Family=95.
  6. [S5] 1901 Canadian Census; Ward 7, Kings, Nova Scotia; Family: 158; Page: 17.
  7. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Grand Pre, Wolfville, Long Island, Greenwich, Kings, Nova Scotia; Sub-District: ?; Page: 6; Lines: 47-49.

Sarah Eagles1,2

F, #20796, b. circa 1842
FatherThomas Andrew Eagles1 b. 1820, d. 11 Apr 1872
MotherElizabeth Bezanson1 b. 26 Nov 1821

Family

John McInnis
Child
Relationship2nd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Sarah Eagles was born circa 1842.1 She married John McInnis on 22 October 1867 at Kings County, Nova Scotia.1
Last Edited8 Oct 2019

Citations

  1. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Sarah Eagles; John McGinnas; Registration Year: 1868; Book: 1826; Page: 22; Number: 22.
  2. [S143] Marriage Records of Kings County (published), Vol. 2, 29, 21, in the marriage record of son George.

Benjamin Meister1

M, #20799, b. 25 February 1890, d. 12 December 1963
FatherAugustus Meister2 b. 7 Apr 1864, d. 29 Oct 1950
MotherAnnie E. Bezanson2 b. 11 Oct 1868, d. 7 Mar 1953
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Benjamin Meister was also known as Joseph B. Meister.2 He was born on 25 February 1890.3,2 He died on 12 December 1963 at Blanchard-Fraser Memorial Hospital, Kentville, Nova Scotia, at age 73.4 He was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Kentville, Nova Scotia.4

Census Summary

1890
Birth
1890
Census
1891
1900
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1901
1910
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1911
1920
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1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
Death
1963

Census, Residence

Census1891Joseph B. Meister appeared on the census of 1891 in the household of Augustus Meister and Annie E. Bezanson at Port Williams, Nova Scotia.5
Census1901Benjamin Meister appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of Augustus Meister and Annie E. Bezanson at Canaan, Nova Scotia.3
Census1911Benjamin Meister appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Augustus Meister and Annie E. Bezanson at Horton, Nova Scotia.6
Census1921Benjamin Meister appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Augustus Meister and Annie E. Bezanson at Kentville, Nova Scotia.7
Last Edited4 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S2] Lily Victoria Russell Death Notice, The Chronicle Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 31 May 1993.
  2. [S350] Census Records of Kings County (published), 1891, Port Williams, Location=b-2, Page=19, Line=4, Family=90.
  3. [S5] 1901 Canadian Census; Canaan, Kings, Nova Scotia; Family: 77; Page: 7.
  4. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Meister, Benjamin Donald; Registration Year: 1963; Page: 7167.
  5. [S350] Census Records of Kings County (published), 1891, Port Williams, Location=b-2, Page=19, Line=2-4, Family=90.
  6. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; 24, Kings, Nova Scotia; Family: 101; Page: 10.
  7. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Kentville (Town), Kings, Nova Scotia; Sub-District: 13; Page: 11; Lines: 37-43.