Millage Conyers Gates1

M, #21844, b. 7 October 1911, d. 22 October 1995
FatherLindsay LeRoy Gates1 b. Mar 1890, d. 1914
MotherAnnie Alalia Bezanson1 b. 18 May 1891, d. 13 Apr 1972

Family

Dorothy Spidle b. c 1912, d. 30 Sep 1995
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Millage Conyers Gates was born on 7 October 1911.1 He married Dorothy Spidle on 17 September 1932. He was 20.1 Millage Conyers Gates died on 22 October 1995 at age 84. He was buried on 25 October 1995 in United Baptist Church Cemetery, The Forties, Nova Scotia.2

     Obituary from The Halifax Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 24 October 1995:
Millage C. Gates, 84, The Forties, died October 22, 1995, in Fishermen's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg.

Born in New Ross, he was a son of the late Lindsay and Annie (Bezanson) Gates. He farmed and was a carpenter most of his life and was an adherent of The Forties United Baptist Church.

Surviving are a son, Lindsay, Timberlea; daughters, Jean Hiltz, The Forties; Winnifred (Winnie) Forbes, Tatamagouche; five grandchildren; a great-grandson; brothers, Morley, New Ross; Roscoe, Aylesford; sisters, Gladys Hergett, Kingston; Norma Stoddard, Harmony; Evelyn Bourgoyne, Kentville; several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his wife, the former Dorothy Spidle; a granddaughter; brothers,Clyde, Paul.

Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in H.C. Lindsay Funeral Chapel, New Ross. Funeral 11 a.m. Wednesday in The Forties United Baptist Church, Rev.Gordon James officiating. Burial in United Baptist Church Cemetery, The Forties.2

Census Summary

1910
Birth
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
Death
1995

Census, Residence

Census1921Millage Conyers Gates appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Carey Chipman Brown and Annie Alalia Bezanson at Chester, Nova Scotia.3
Last Edited24 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 150.
  2. [S2] Millage C. Gates Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 24 October 1995.
  3. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; New Ross West, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 8; Lines: 46-50; Page: 9; Lines: 1-2.

Dorothy Spidle1

F, #21845, b. circa 1912, d. 30 September 1995

Family

Millage Conyers Gates b. 7 Oct 1911, d. 22 Oct 1995
     Dorothy Spidle was born circa 1912.2 She married Millage Conyers Gates on 17 September 1932. He was 20.1 Dorothy Spidle died on 30 September 1995 at Rosedale Nursning Home, New Germany, Nova Scotia.2 She was buried on 3 October 1995 in United Baptist Church Cemetery, The Forties, Nova Scotia.2

     Obituary from The Halifax Mail Star (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 2 October 1995:
Dorothy Evelyn Gates, 83, The Forties, died September 30, 1995, in Rosedale Nursing Home, New Germany.

Born in Scarsdale, she was a daughter of the late Manson and Annie (Ramey) Spidle. She was a member of Forties United Baptist Church. In her early years she took an active part in church and community affairs.

Surviving are her husband, Millage; son, Lindsay, Timberlea; daughters, Jean Hiltz, The Forties; Winnifred Forbes, Tatamagouche; brothers, Olin, Lunenburg; Beecher, Maders Cove; sisters,Winnie Luce, Worcester, Mass; Jean Whynot, Halifax; Beatrice Clarkson, London, Ontario; five grandchildren; a great-grandson; several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by brothers, Lloyd, Duncan; sister, Grace; a granddaughter.

Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, New Ross. Funeral 2 p.m. Tuesday in Forties United Baptist Church, Rev.Gordon Janes officiating. Burial in church cemetery.2
Last Edited24 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 150.
  2. [S2] Dorothy Evelyn GATES Death Notice, The Halifax Mail Star, 2 October 1995.

Morley Kempton Brown1

M, #21851, b. 12 April 1921, d. 29 October 2003
FatherCarey Chipman Brown1 b. 24 Mar 1892, d. 14 Nov 1957
MotherAnnie Alalia Bezanson1 b. 18 May 1891, d. 13 Apr 1972

Family 1

Children
  • Lawrence Brown2
  • Thelma Brown2

Family 2

Dorothy Russell b. 20 Dec 1926, d. 4 Aug 1950

Family 3

Louise Meisner
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Morley Kempton Brown was born on 12 April 1921.1 He married Dorothy Russell.1 Morley Kempton Brown married Louise Meisner.1 Morley Kempton Brown died on 29 October 2003 at Evergreen Home for Special Care, Kentville, Nova Scotia, at age 82.2 He was buried on 1 November 2003 in Black Rock Cemetery.2

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 31 October 2003:
BROWN, Morley Kempton - 82, Grafton, Kings Co., and formerly of New Ross, passed away October 29, 2003 in Evergreen Nursing Home, Kentville.

Born in Forties, Lunenburg Co., he was a son of the late Carey and Annie (Bezanson) Brown. He was a farmer and a labourer, self taught blacksmith and veterinarian always ready to help his friend and neighbours whenever he could. He received an honorary award for his many years helping to organize the New Ross community fair. He enjoyed exhibitions particularly the oxen and horses. He was a member of the Farmers Association and was a founder of the association many years ago.

Surviving are his wife, the former Louise Balsor Misner; sons, Gary (Katherine), Oshawa Ont; Aldrich (Ann), South Berwick; daughters, Ardythe (Robert) Arnold, Grafton; Eunice (Art) Patton, Woodville; Wilma (John) Hazelwood, Mount Uniacke; Wanda (Byron) Harding, Niagara Falls; brother, Ross (Marguerite) Brown, Aylsford; sister-in-law, Rolena; sisters, Gladys Hergette, Kingston; Norma (Glenn) Stoddard, Harmony; Evelyn Bourgoyne, Kentville; 17 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; two great great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his first wife, Dorothy Russell; son, Lawrence; daughter, Thelma; brothers, Mileage, Paul and Clyde.

No visitation by request. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, Kentville. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Rev. Murray Shaw officiating. Interment in Black Rock Cemetery.2

Census Summary

1920
Birth
1921
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
2000
Death
2003

Census, Residence

Census1921Morley Kempton Brown appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Carey Chipman Brown and Annie Alalia Bezanson at Chester, Nova Scotia.3
Last Edited8 May 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 150.
  2. [S2] Morley Kempton Brown Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 31 October 2003.
  3. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; New Ross West, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 8; Lines: 46-50; Page: 9; Lines: 1-2.

Paul Vincent Brown1

M, #21855, b. 6 July 1923, d. 5 February 1994
FatherCarey Chipman Brown1 b. 24 Mar 1892, d. 14 Nov 1957
MotherAnnie Alalia Bezanson1 b. 18 May 1891, d. 13 Apr 1972

Family

Rolena Hiltz
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Paul Vincent Brown was born on 6 July 1923.1 He married Rolena Hiltz on 30 June 1966. He was 42.1 Paul Vincent Brown died on 5 February 1994 at Forties, Nova Scotia, at age 70.2 He was buried on 8 February 1994 in Baptist Church Cemetery, Forties, Nova Scotia.2

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 7 February 1994:
BROWN, Paul Vincent - 70, the Forties, Lunenburg County, died February 5, 1994, at home.

Born in the Forties, he was a son of the late Carey and Annie (Bezanson) (Gates) Brown. He lived in the Forties all of his life, where he worked as a woodsman, farmer and carpenter. He was employed at the Ross Farm Museum until his retirement and was a member of St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Forties.

He is survived by his wife, the former Rolena Hiltz; three brothers, Morley, Forties; Roscoe, Aylesford; Milage, New Ross; three sisters, Norma (Mrs. Glen Stoddart), Harmony; Evelyn (Mrs. Clifton Burgoyne), Aldersville; Gladys (Mrs. Burleigh Hergett), Kingston; several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a brother, Clyde.

Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, New Ross. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday in St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Rev. Gordon Neish officiating. Burial will be in the Baptist Church Cemetery, Forties.2
Last Edited4 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 150.
  2. [S2] Paul Vincent Brown Death Notice, The Chronicle Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 7 February 1994.