John Roy Bezanson1,2

M, #23121, b. circa 1952, d. 5 July 2010
FatherJohn Edward Bezanson2 b. 1 Feb 1925, d. 8 Aug 1998
MotherEthel Henry2 b. 1931, d. 5 Apr 1987
Relationship5th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     John Roy Bezanson was born circa 1952 at Middle Musquodoboit, Nova Scotia.1 He died on 5 July 2010 at Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro, Nova Scotia.1 He was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Upper Stewiacke, Nova Scotia.1

     Death Notice:
Bezanson, John Roy- 58, Onslow Mountain passed away July 5, 2010 in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro.

Born in Middle Musquodoboit, he was a son of the late John and Ethel (Henry) Bezanson.

He is survived by sisters, Maxine, Darlene, Colleen; brothers, Rod, Brian; brother-in-law, Dave Bell; several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by sister, Lila Bell and two brothers in infancy. By John's request, no formal funeral service will be held.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 7th from 7-9 pm in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow Street, Truro. Private family burial in Riverside Cemetery, Upper Stewiacke.1

Census, Residence

LivedJohn Roy Bezanson lived in Onslow Mountain, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited22 Jan 2015

Citations

  1. [S2] John Bezanson Death Notice, InMemorium.ca, 5 July 2010.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 243.

Lila Bezanson1

F, #23129
FatherJohn Edward Bezanson1 b. 1 Feb 1925, d. 8 Aug 1998
MotherEthel Henry1 b. 1931, d. 5 Apr 1987
Relationship5th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson

Census, Residence

LivedLila Bezanson lived in Onslow Mountain, Nova Scotia.1
Last Edited23 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 243.

Walter Emery Dewar1

M, #23130, b. 1920, d. 25 February 1986
FatherHugh Dewar1 b. 1888, d. 1958
MotherPrudence Bezanson1 b. 2 Apr 1894, d. 1970

Family

Kathleen Davis
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Walter Emery Dewar was born in 1920.2,3 He married Kathleen Davis.1 Walter Emery Dewar died on 25 February 1986 at Truro, Nova Scotia.1,2

Census Summary

1920
Birth
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
Death
1986

Census, Residence

Census1921Walter Emery Dewar appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Hugh Dewar and Prudence Bezanson at Truro, Nova Scotia.4
Last Edited8 May 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 184.
  2. [S748] Jane Buote, "Family of Prudence Bezanson and Hugh Dewar," Facebook message to John Cardinal, 6 May 2014.
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 184, where the date is "1921."
  4. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Truro (Town), Colchester, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 42; Page: 11; Lines: 18-20.

Clarence Langill1

M, #23133, b. 1883, d. 1957
FatherClarence H. Langill1
MotherBertha S. Sutherland1 b. c 1836, d. 2 Mar 1920
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Clarence Langill was born in 1883.2,1 He died in 1957.3,1
Last Edited23 Sep 2001

Citations

  1. [S58] Gordon A. Watts, "Mountain Road Cemetery", June 20, 1999, "Sutherland, Bertha S. Sutherland, wife of, Clarence H. Langill, died 2 March 1920, aged 84 years, Clarence Langill, 1883 -- 1957, John W. Langill, 1852 -- 1942, wife, Annie Burden, 1857 -- 1939."
  2. [S59] Scott Winston Teal, The Sheperds of Markland, 155, 234.
  3. [S59] Scott Winston Teal, The Sheperds of Markland, 234.

Lawrence Allen Dewar1,2

M, #23134, b. 1917, d. 2 September 1993
FatherHugh Dewar2 b. 1888, d. 1958
MotherPrudence Bezanson2 b. 2 Apr 1894, d. 1970
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Lawrence Allen Dewar was born in 1917.1,3 He died on 2 September 1993 at Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro, Nova Scotia.1,4

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 4 September 1993:
DEWAR, Lawrence Allen - 75, Townsview Estates, Truro, formerly of 9 Pictou Rd., Bible Hill, died September 2, 1993, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro.

Born in Colchester County, he was a son of the late Hugh and Prudence (Bezanson) Dewar. He was a construction worker most of his life.

He is survived by four sons, David, Truro; Joe, Calgary; James, Wade, both of Arizona; daughter, Debbie (Mrs. James Llewellyn), Arizona; three brothers, Creighton, Truro; Ronald, Brookfield; Carson, Brookside; several grandchildren.

He was predeceased by two brothers, John, Walter.

Cremation has taken place. No visitation, service, or flowers by request.4

Census Summary

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

Census, Residence

Census1921Lawrence Allen Dewar appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Hugh Dewar and Prudence Bezanson at Truro, Nova Scotia.3
Last Edited4 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S748] Jane Buote, "Family of Prudence Bezanson and Hugh Dewar," Facebook message to John Cardinal, 6 May 2014.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 184.
  3. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Truro (Town), Colchester, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 42; Page: 11; Lines: 18-20.
  4. [S2] Lawrence Allen Dewar Death Notice, The Chronicle Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 4 September 1993.

Daniel Creighton Dewar1

M, #23135, b. 1922, d. 1 June 2003
FatherHugh Dewar2 b. 1888, d. 1958
MotherPrudence Bezanson2 b. 2 Apr 1894, d. 1970

Family

Hazel Maude McNutt
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Daniel Creighton Dewar was also known as Creighton Dewar.2 He was born in 1922 at Truro, Nova Scotia.3,1 He married Hazel Maude McNutt.1 Daniel Creighton Dewar died on 1 June 2003 at Bible Hill, Nova Scotia.1 He was buried on 4 June 2003 in Robie Street Cemetery, Truro, Nova Scotia.1

     Obituary, 2 June 2003:
DEWAR, Daniel Creighton - 80, 35 Andy's Ave., Bible Hill, died suddenly at home on Sunday, June 1, 2003.

Born in Truro, he was a son of the late Hugh and Prudence (Bezanson) Dewar. He was a very active member all his life with the Truro Corp of The Salvation Army. He entertained with his singing and guitar at various nursing homes and coffee houses. He also played and sang with the church and at various weddings and funerals throughout the years. He was an associate of the C.N.I.B. Both Creighton and his late wife Hazel used to take in foster children which they enjoyed very much. They took in over 52 foster children altogether.

He is survived by his sons, Ross, Bible Hill; Wayne, Brantford, Ont; brother, Carson (Etta) Dewar, Brookside; close friend, Nora McNutt, Bible Hill.

He was predeceased by his wife, the former Hazel Maude McNutt; brothers, Ronald, Walter, Lawrence, John and Ivan in infancy.

Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday in The Salvation Army Church, Outram Street, Truro with Major Linda McNutt officiating. A reception will follow in the church hall. Burial will then be held in Robie Street Cemetery, Truro.1
Last Edited8 May 2014

Citations

  1. [S2] Daniel Creighton Dewar Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 2 June 2003.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 184.
  3. [S748] Jane Buote, "Family of Prudence Bezanson and Hugh Dewar," Facebook message to John Cardinal, 6 May 2014.

Carson Ainslie Dewar1,2

M, #23136, b. 1934, d. 2010
FatherHugh Dewar1 b. 1888, d. 1958
MotherPrudence Bezanson1 b. 2 Apr 1894, d. 1970

Family

Etta (?)
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Carson Ainslie Dewar was born in 1934.2 He married Etta (?).3 Carson Ainslie Dewar died in 2010 at Truro, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited8 May 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 184.
  2. [S748] Jane Buote, "Family of Prudence Bezanson and Hugh Dewar," Facebook message to John Cardinal, 6 May 2014.
  3. [S2] Daniel Creighton Dewar Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 2 June 2003.

Ronald Stacy Dewar1,2

M, #23137, b. 19 January 1930, d. 26 June 1997
FatherHugh Dewar2 b. 1888, d. 1958
MotherPrudence Bezanson2 b. 2 Apr 1894, d. 1970

Family

Joan Edwina McNutt
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Ronald Stacy Dewar was born on 19 January 1930.1 He married Joan Edwina McNutt on 17 June 1954. He was 24.1 Ronald Stacy Dewar died on 26 June 1997 at Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro, Nova Scotia, at age 67.3

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 27 June 1997:
DEWAR, Ronald S. - 67, Brookfield, Colchester Co., died June 26, 1997, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro.

Born in Truro, he was a son of the late Hugh L. and Prudence (Bezanson) Dewar. He was a student of piping of the late Roy Henderson and served with the North Nova Scotia Highlanders Reserve Band. He enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force and served for 25 years, retiring from the Canadian Armed Forces in 1975.

Surviving are his wife, the former Joan McNutt; daughters, Jane Buote and husband Allan, Ottawa; Lorraine, Halifax; Rhonda Graham and husband Logan, Upper Stewiacke; son, Steven and wife Krista, Gander, Nfld; brothers, Creighton, Bible Hill; Carson, Upper Brookside; grandchildren, Karyn, David, Danny, Katie, Devin, Brayden, whom he dearly loved.

He was predeceased by brothers, Laurence, Walter, John, Ivan.

No visitation by request. Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 26, Truro, will conduct a tribute service, followed by private family funeral service on Saturday, June 28, both in Mattatall Funeral Home, Truro, Rev. Ivan Norton officiating. Burial in Robie Street Cemetery, Truro.3

Census, Residence

LivedRonald Stacy Dewar lived in Middle Stewiacke, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited22 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S748] Jane Buote, "Family of Prudence Bezanson and Hugh Dewar," Facebook message to John Cardinal, 6 May 2014.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 184.
  3. [S2] Ronald S. Dewar Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 27 June 1997.

John Robert Dewar1,2

M, #23138, b. 1926, d. 1972
FatherHugh Dewar1 b. 1888, d. 1958
MotherPrudence Bezanson1 b. 2 Apr 1894, d. 1970
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     John Robert Dewar was born in 1926.2 He died in 1972 at Truro, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited8 May 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 184.
  2. [S748] Jane Buote, "Family of Prudence Bezanson and Hugh Dewar," Facebook message to John Cardinal, 6 May 2014.