Gladys Gates1

F, #21651, b. 23 September 1899, d. 30 September 1899
FatherAmos Gates1 b. 12 Apr 1878, d. Apr 1963
MotherHattie May Bezanson1 b. Dec 1880, d. 9 Jul 1940
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Gladys Gates was born on 23 September 1899.1 She died on 30 September 1899.1
Last Edited1 Sep 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 145.

Eustan Gates1

M, #21652, b. 7 March 1901, d. 1 April 1901
FatherAmos Gates1 b. 12 Apr 1878, d. Apr 1963
MotherHattie May Bezanson1 b. Dec 1880, d. 9 Jul 1940
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Eustan Gates was born on 7 March 1901.1 He died on 1 April 1901.1
Last Edited1 Sep 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 145.

Elton Fenwick Gates1

M, #21653, b. 12 May 1903, d. 12 May 1969
FatherAmos Gates1 b. 12 Apr 1878, d. Apr 1963
MotherHattie May Bezanson1 b. Dec 1880, d. 9 Jul 1940

Family

Mabel Sarty Mosher
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Elton Fenwick Gates was born on 12 May 1903.1 He married Mabel Sarty Mosher in September 1940. He was 37.1 Elton Fenwick Gates died on 12 May 1969 at age 66.1

Census Summary

1900
Birth
1903
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
Death
1969

Census, Residence

Census1911Elton Fenwick Gates appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Amos Gates and Hattie May Bezanson at New Ross, Nova Scotia.2
Census1921Elton Fenwick Gates appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Amos Gates and Hattie May Bezanson at New Ross, Nova Scotia.3
Last Edited1 Sep 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 145.
  2. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; New Ross, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Family: 18; Page: 3.
  3. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; New Ross East, Aldersville, Mill Road, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 4; Lines: 22-26.

Vera Gates1

F, #21655, b. 30 June 1905, d. 22 June 2005
FatherAmos Gates1 b. 12 Apr 1878, d. Apr 1963
MotherHattie May Bezanson1 b. Dec 1880, d. 9 Jul 1940

Family 1

Children
  • Sheldon (?)2
  • Lawson (?)2

Family 2

Percy Edward Brown

Family 3

George Thorpe
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Vera Gates was born on 30 June 1905.1 She married Percy Edward Brown.1 Vera Gates married George Thorpe.1 Vera Gates died on 22 June 2005 at Wolfville Nursing Home, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, at age 99.2

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 24 June 2005:
BROWN-THORPE, Vera Mae - 1905-2005, Centreville, Kings Co., passed away June 22, 2005, in Wolfville Nursing Home.

Born in New Ross, she was a daughter of the late Amos and Hattie (Bezanson) Gates. Vera was a member of Centreville Baptist Church and a former member of the North Alton and New Ross Baptist churches. Vera was a dedicated Christian, a devoted and loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great great-grandmother and a friend to all who knew her.

Vera is survived by children, Ivan Brown, Lawrencetown; Judy Welton, Tupper Lake; David (Janet) Brown, Centreville; daughters-in-law, Billie Brown, Margaretville; Mary Brown, North Alton; stepchildren, Grace Banks, Sheffield Mills; Doreen MacDougall, New Minas; Lewis Thorpe, New Minas; Bernard Thorpe, Hants Border; 14 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her first husband, Percy Brown; sons, Sheldon and Lawson; second husband, George Thorpe; brother, Elton Gates; sister, Freda Murphy. The family would like to offer sincere thanks to the caregivers at Wolfville Nursing Home for their loving kindness and wonderful care. There will be a visitation for Vera on Saturday, June 25, from 7-9 p.m. in H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, Kentville. The funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, June 26, in Centreville Baptist Church, Rev. Marc Potvin officiating. Burial in New Ross Baptist Church Cemetery.2

Census Summary

1900
Birth
1905
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
2000
Death
2005

Census, Residence

Census1911Vera Gates appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Amos Gates and Hattie May Bezanson at New Ross, Nova Scotia.3
Census1921Vera Gates appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Amos Gates and Hattie May Bezanson at New Ross, Nova Scotia.4
Last Edited28 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 145.
  2. [S2] Vera Mae Brown Thorpe Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 24 June 2005.
  3. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; New Ross, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Family: 18; Page: 3.
  4. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; New Ross East, Aldersville, Mill Road, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 4; Lines: 22-26.

Freda Gates1

F, #21658, b. 18 July 1907, d. 25 May 1987
FatherAmos Gates1 b. 12 Apr 1878, d. Apr 1963
MotherHattie May Bezanson1 b. Dec 1880, d. 9 Jul 1940

Family

Russell Murphy
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Freda Gates was born on 18 July 1907.1 She married Russell Murphy in December 1933. She was 26.1 Freda Gates and Russell Murphy had 2 children.1 Freda Gates died on 25 May 1987 at age 79.1

Census Summary

1900
Birth
1907
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
Death
1987

Census, Residence

Census1911Freda Gates appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Amos Gates and Hattie May Bezanson at New Ross, Nova Scotia.2
Census1921Freda Gates appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Amos Gates and Hattie May Bezanson at New Ross, Nova Scotia.3
Last Edited1 Sep 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 145.
  2. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; New Ross, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Family: 18; Page: 3.
  3. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; New Ross East, Aldersville, Mill Road, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 4; Lines: 22-26.