Nellie Marie Hiltz1

F, #21701, b. 4 December 1913
FatherMinard St. Clair Hiltz1 b. 27 May 1879, d. 30 Oct 1930
MotherJennie Clarissa Bezanson1 b. 28 Jan 1885 or 29 Jan 1885, d. 19 Apr 1959

Family 1

Cleve Algee

Family 2

Guy Fancy

Family 3

Enos Varner
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Nellie Marie Hiltz was born on 4 December 1913.1 She married Cleve Algee.1 Nellie Marie Hiltz married Guy Fancy.1 Nellie Marie Hiltz married Enos Varner.1

Census Summary

1910
Birth
1913
1920
Census
1921

Census, Residence

Census1921Nellie Marie Hiltz appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Minard St. Clair Hiltz and Jennie Clarissa Bezanson at New Ross, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited2 Sep 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 147.
  2. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; New Ross West, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 8; Lines: 11-19.

Daniel Webster Hiltz1

M, #21705, b. 6 October 1915, d. 12 April 1995
FatherMinard St. Clair Hiltz1 b. 27 May 1879, d. 30 Oct 1930
MotherJennie Clarissa Bezanson1 b. 28 Jan 1885 or 29 Jan 1885, d. 19 Apr 1959

Family

Mary Murphy
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Daniel Webster Hiltz was born on 6 October 1915.1 He was baptized on 10 September 1916.1 He married Mary Murphy.2 Daniel Webster Hiltz died on 12 April 1995 at South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, at age 79.2 He was buried on 18 April 1995 in Saint Augustine of Hippo Anglican Cemetery, Forties, Nova Scotia.2

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 14 April 1995:
HILTZ, Daniel Webster - 79, New Ross, Lunenburg Co., died April 12, 1995, in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater.

Born in New Ross, he was a son of the late Minard and Jennie (Bezanson) Hiltz. He owned and operated a lumber business for many years until retirement.

Surviving are sons, Sidney, The Forties; Danny, New Ross; brother, Minard (Bud), New Ross; sister, Rosalie (Mrs. James Forsythe), Coldbrook; four grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his wife, the former Mary Murphy; brothers, Harry, Spencer, Stacey, Stanley; sisters, Stella, Nellie, Hattie; a grandchild.

Memorial service 2 p.m. Tuesday in St. Augustine Anglican Church, The Forties, Rev. Gordon Neish officiating. Burial in St. Augustine Anglican Church cemetery.2

Census Summary

1910
Birth
1915
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
Death
1995

Census, Residence

Census1921Daniel Webster Hiltz appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Minard St. Clair Hiltz and Jennie Clarissa Bezanson at New Ross, Nova Scotia.3
Last Edited9 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 147.
  2. [S2] Daniel Webster Hiltz Death Notice, The Chronicle Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 14 April 1995.
  3. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; New Ross West, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 8; Lines: 11-19.

Hattie Irene Hiltz1

F, #21706, b. 21 November 1917, d. 21 July 1993
FatherMinard St. Clair Hiltz1 b. 27 May 1879, d. 30 Oct 1930
MotherJennie Clarissa Bezanson1 b. 28 Jan 1885 or 29 Jan 1885, d. 19 Apr 1959

Family

Bronson West b. 16 Apr 1913, d. 1988
Child
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Hattie Irene Hiltz was born on 21 November 1917.1 She was baptized on 11 August 1918.1 She married Bronson West.1 Hattie Irene Hiltz died on 21 July 1993 at Western Kings Memorial Hospital, Berwick, Nova Scotia, at age 75.2 She was buried on 23 July 1993 in Lakeview Cemetery, Lakeville, Nova Scotia.2

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 22 July 1993:
WEST, Hattie Irene - 75, Grafton, Kings County, died July 21, 1993, in Western Kings Memorial Hospital, Berwick.

Born in the Forties, Lunenburg County, she was a daughter of the late Minard and Jennie (Bezanson) Hiltz. She was a member of Grafton Baptist Church and active in various church organizations. She was active in Nova Scotia Rural Beautification Program, Progressive Conservative Organization and Ladies Auxiliary of the Western Kings Memorial Hospital, Berwick.

She is survived by two daughters, Glenna (Mrs. Peter Lightfoot), Moncton, N.B; Pat (Mrs. Bud Murphy), Centreville; two sons, James, Grafton; George, Church Street, Port Williams; sister, Rose (Mrs. James Forsyth), Coldbrook; two brothers, Dan, New Ross; Minard (Bud), the Forties; 11 grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband, H. Bronson; son, Arthur; two sisters, Stella, Nellie; three brothers, Stacey, Spencer, Harry.

Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. tonight in W.C. Hiltz Funeral Home, Kentville. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday in Grafton Baptist Church, Rev. Leo Fletcher officiating. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery, Lakeville.2

Census Summary

1910
Birth
1917
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
Death
1993

Census, Residence

Census1921Hattie Irene Hiltz appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Minard St. Clair Hiltz and Jennie Clarissa Bezanson at New Ross, Nova Scotia.3
Last Edited4 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 147.
  2. [S2] Hattie Irene West Death Notice, The Chronicle Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 22 July 1993.
  3. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; New Ross West, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 8; Lines: 11-19.

Rosalie Almie Hiltz1

F, #21708, b. 17 August 1923, d. 1 April 2007
FatherMinard St. Clair Hiltz1 b. 27 May 1879, d. 30 Oct 1930
MotherJennie Clarissa Bezanson1 b. 28 Jan 1885 or 29 Jan 1885, d. 19 Apr 1959

Family

James Forsyth
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Rosalie Almie Hiltz was born on 17 August 1923 at Forties, Nova Scotia.2,1 She was baptized on 23 September 1923.1 She married James Forsyth.1 Rosalie Almie Hiltz died on 1 April 2007 at Grand View Manor, Berwick, Nova Scotia, at age 83.2 She was buried in Berwick Cemetery, Berwick, Nova Scotia.2

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 3 April 2007:
FORSYTH, Rosalie Alma - The family of Rosalie Alma Forsyth, 83, Coldbrook, are sad to announce her passing very peacefully in Grand View Manor, Berwick, on April 1, 2007.

Born in The Forties, Lunenburg Co., on August 17, 1923, she was a daughter of the late Minard and Jennie (Bezanson) Hiltz. "Family, friends, cooking and hard work was the foundation of her life." She was a mother and grandmother to many for 55 years. She worked beside her husband, Jim, on the "Forsyth Homestead". She was a long-time supporter of the Women's Institute and a proud member of St. James Anglican Church, Kentville.

Rose is survived by her son, Brian Douglas (Stephanie) Forsyth, Coldbrook, and special granddaughters, Alexa and Tiffany. She is also survived by her brother, Minard (Ida) Hiltz, New Ross.

She was predeceased by her husband, James; sisters, Hattie, Nellie, and Stella; brothers, Stacey, Spencer, Harry, and Dan.

Visitation will be 7-9 p.m., Wednesday in Annapolis Valley Funeral Home, 34 Coldbrook Village Park Dr., Coldbrook. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, April 5, in St. James Anglican Church, Kentville, Archdeacon Lynn Uzans officiating. Reception to follow in St. James Church Hall. Private interment will be in the family plot in Berwick Cemetery.2
Last Edited6 May 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 147.
  2. [S2] Rosalie Alma Forsyth Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 3 April 2007.

Seward Cecil Keddy1

M, #21718, b. 18 November 1906, d. 17 October 1972
FatherEdward James Keddy1 b. 21 May 1876, d. 27 Apr 1974
MotherLoretta Jane Bezanson1 b. 19 Mar 1886, d. 14 Jan 1981

Family

Ethel Mae Keddy b. 4 May 1905, d. 30 Jun 1991
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Seward Cecil Keddy was born on 18 November 1906.1 He married Ethel Mae Keddy.1 Seward Cecil Keddy died on 17 October 1972 at age 65.1

     Obituary:
Seaward St. Clair Keddy, 65, of New Ross was buried in St. Augustine's cemetery, following funeral service from Christ Church, with Rev. Calvin Pretty officiating.

Born in New Ross, he was the son of Loretta Jane Bezanson and Edward James Keddy.

Besides his parents, he is survived by his wife the former Ethel Keddy, New Ross; two daughters, Alma (Mrs. Clinton Hiltz) New Ross; and Elaine (Mrs. Robert Moulton) Halifax; two sons, Ronald and Brian, both of New Ross; five brothers Lloyd, Jack, George, and Douglas, all of New Ross, and Theodore, Truro; and two sisters, Alberta (Mrs. George Rhodenizer) First Peninsula; and Frances (Mrs. Hibbert Keddy) New Ross.

He was predeceased by three sisters.2

Census Summary

1900
Birth
1906
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
Death
1972

Census, Residence

Census1911Seward Cecil Keddy appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Edward James Keddy and Loretta Jane Bezanson at Forties, Nova Scotia.3
Census1921Seward Cecil Keddy appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Edward James Keddy and Loretta Jane Bezanson at New Ross, Nova Scotia.4
Last Edited3 Sep 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 148.
  2. [S356] Bryan Keddy, "Keddy's of Nova Scotia."
  3. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; New Ross, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Family: 35; Page: 4.
  4. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; New Ross West, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 8; Lines: 20-29.

Ethel Mae Keddy1

F, #21719, b. 4 May 1905, d. 30 June 1991
FatherEdward Michael Keddy2 b. 19 Dec 1866, d. 8 Dec 1939
MotherAda Adelia Hiltz2 b. 21 Sep 1866, d. 25 Apr 1943

Family

Seward Cecil Keddy b. 18 Nov 1906, d. 17 Oct 1972
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Ethel Mae Keddy was born on 4 May 1905 at Lake Ramsay, Nova Scotia.2 She married Seward Cecil Keddy.1 Ethel Mae Keddy died on 30 June 1991 at Lake Ramsay, Nova Scotia, at age 86.2
Last Edited3 Sep 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 148.
  2. [S356] Bryan Keddy, "Keddy's of Nova Scotia."

Lloyd William Keddy1

M, #21720, b. 23 December 1908, d. 19 December 1975
FatherEdward James Keddy1 b. 21 May 1876, d. 27 Apr 1974
MotherLoretta Jane Bezanson1 b. 19 Mar 1886, d. 14 Jan 1981

Family

Marion Hilda Rafuse
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Lloyd William Keddy was born on 23 December 1908.1 He married Marion Hilda Rafuse on 16 March 1935. He was 26.1 Lloyd William Keddy died on 19 December 1975 at age 66.1

Census Summary

1900
Birth
1908
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
Death
1975

Census, Residence

Census1911Lloyd William Keddy appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Edward James Keddy and Loretta Jane Bezanson at Forties, Nova Scotia.2
Census1921Lloyd William Keddy appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Edward James Keddy and Loretta Jane Bezanson at New Ross, Nova Scotia.3
Last Edited2 Sep 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 148.
  2. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; New Ross, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Family: 35; Page: 4.
  3. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; New Ross West, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 8; Lines: 20-29.