John Zinck1

M, #23161, b. September 1909
FatherHugh Fenwick Zinck1 b. Apr 1877
MotherIva Belle Bezanson1 b. 15 Jun 1887, d. 24 Mar 1956
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     John Zinck was born in September 1909 at Nova Scotia.2,3

Census Summary

1900
Birth
1909
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921

Census, Residence

Census1911John Zinck appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Hugh Fenwick Zinck and Iva Belle Bezanson at Lower Kingsburg, Nova Scotia.2
Census1921John Zinck appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Hugh Fenwick Zinck and Iva Belle Bezanson at 384 Gottingen Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia.3
Last Edited19 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 186.
  2. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Rose Bay, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Family: 57; Page: 5; Lines: 23-27.
  3. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Halifax (City), Halifax, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 44; Page: 9; Lines: 2-10.

Walter Kennedy1

M, #23164, b. circa 1921
FatherJames L. Kennedy1 b. 12 Jun 1886, d. 12 Dec 1952
MotherWinnifred M. Bezanson1 b. 9 May 1889, d. 24 Oct 1954
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Walter Kennedy was born circa 1921 at Nova Scotia.2

Census Summary

1920
Birth
1921
Census
1921

Census, Residence

Census1921Walter Kennedy appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of James L. Kennedy and Winnifred M. Bezanson at 27 Stan Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited10 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 186.
  2. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Halifax (City), Halifax, Nova Scotia; Sub-District: 60; Page: 15; Lines: 18-22.

George Albert Kennedy1

M, #23167, b. circa 1915, d. 29 June 1995
FatherJames L. Kennedy1 b. 12 Jun 1886, d. 12 Dec 1952
MotherWinnifred M. Bezanson1 b. 9 May 1889, d. 24 Oct 1954
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     George Albert Kennedy was born circa 1915 at Halifax, Nova Scotia.2,3 He was buried on 4 June 1995 in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.3 He died on 29 June 1995 at Dartmouith General Hospital, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.3

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 30 June 1995:
KENNEDY, George Albert (Al) - 80, Dartmouth, died June 29, 1995, in Dartmouth General Hospital.

Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late James and Winnifred (Bezanson) Kennedy. He was an amateur boxer in the Halifax area and was flyweight champion while in the Navy. He was a veteran of the Second World War, employed as a stoker. After the war, he worked for the National Armament Depot.

Surviving are his wife, the former May Almira Privett; children, James, at home; Bonita Mae (Mrs. Ray Douglas), Lower Sackville; Sharon Anne (Mrs. Gerald Salsman), Cole Harbour; Kim and Michael, who he raised; sister, Muriel May Shaw, Halifax; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by brothers, Clifford, Walter, Gerald; sisters, May, Pearl; great-granddaughter, Tammi.

Cremation has taken place under the direction of Atlantic Funeral Home, Dartmouth. Memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday in Port Wallace United Church, Waverley Road, Rev. Harvey Waddel officiating. Private family burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens.3

Census Summary

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

Census, Residence

Census1921George Albert Kennedy appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of James L. Kennedy and Winnifred M. Bezanson at 27 Stan Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited10 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 186.
  2. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Halifax (City), Halifax, Nova Scotia; Sub-District: 60; Page: 15; Lines: 18-22.
  3. [S2] George Albert Kennedy Death Notice, The Chronicle Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 30 June 1995.

Marion Marie Bezanson1

F, #23168, b. 1927, d. circa 20 May 2019
FatherWilliam Albert Bezanson1 b. 8 Mar 1898, d. 13 Aug 1975
MotherIva Gloria Baker1 b. c 1907, d. 16 Aug 2003

Family

Carl Cornelius d. b 21 May 2019
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
Marion Marie (Bezanson) Cornelius
     Marion Marie Bezanson was born in 1927.1 She married Carl Cornelius.1 Marion Marie Bezanson died circa 20 May 2019 at The Birches Nursing Home, Musquodoboit Harbor, Nova Scotia.2

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 21 May 2019:
Age 91 of Musqodoboit Harbour, passed away peacefully in her sleep in The Birches Nursing Home, Musquodoboit Harbour. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late William Bezanson and Iva Bezanson. She was predeceased by her husband, Carl.

She will be sadly missed by her sons, William, Mark (Catherine); and only grandson, Cody. She is also survived by her sisters, Jean (Earl) Cooper, Joan (Michael) Wall, Dianna (George) Roberts, Betty (David) Marriott; half- sister, Helen Debaie; brother, Bernard (Bette) Bezanson; and many nieces and nephews.

Brought up in Ostrea Lake, she worked at the Clam Factory where she met her husband Carl. Marion and Carl built and operated the Musquodoboit Harbour Bowling Lanes from 1977 to 1985 where she worked as a cook.

Cremation has taken place under the direction of Rowlings Funeral Home. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday, May 22nd in St. Thomas Anglican Church, Musquodoboit Harbour at 2 p.m. Upon request, there will be no gathering after the service, Rev. Andrew Mortimer officiating.2

Census, Residence

LivedMarion Marie Bezanson lived in Musquodoboit Harbor, Nova Scotia.1
Last Edited30 May 2019

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 187.
  2. [S2] Marion Marie Cornelius Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 21 May 2019.

Dorothy Mary Bezanson1

F, #23170, b. 1928, d. 1929
FatherWilliam Albert Bezanson1 b. 8 Mar 1898, d. 13 Aug 1975
MotherIva Gloria Baker1 b. c 1907, d. 16 Aug 2003
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Dorothy Mary Bezanson was born in 1928.1 She died in 1929 at 63 Cunard Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia. The informant on her death certificate was William Albert Bezanson.2,1 The cause of death was bronchopneumonia.2 Dorothy Mary Bezanson was buried on 8 June 1929 in Camp Hill Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia.2
Last Edited17 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 187.
  2. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Bezanson, Dorothy May; Registration Year: 1929; Book: 134; Page: 778.

George Weldon Bezanson1

M, #23171, b. circa 1929, d. 18 November 1997
FatherGeorge Roy Bezanson1 b. Dec 1903, d. 9 Nov 1980
MotherWinnifred Lorraine Fraser1 b. 1915, d. 31 Jul 1988

Family 1

Child

Family 2

Josephine Legge b. c 1927, d. 31 May 2002

Family 3

Ruth Odessa Bird
Child
Relationship5th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     George Weldon Bezanson was born circa 1929 at Wolfville, Nova Scotia.2 He married Josephine Legge.1 George Weldon Bezanson and Josephine Legge were divorced in 1956.3 George Weldon Bezanson married Ruth Odessa Bird.1 George Weldon Bezanson was a carpenter for the Department of Transportation.2 He died on 18 November 1997 in at his home, Hillaton, Nova Scotia.2 He was buried on 21 November 1997 in Jawbone Corner Cemetery, Canard, Nova Scotia.2,4

     Death Notice, 20 November 1997:
BEZANSON, George Weldon - 68, Hillaton, Kings Co., died November 18, 1997, at home.

Born in Wolfville, he was a son of the late George R. and Winnifred (Fraser) Bezanson. He was a carpenter by trade and had worked with the Department of Transportation, retiring in 1991.

Surviving are his wife, the former Ruth Bird; sons, Lemuel, Wilmot; Carl, Halifax; Charles, Hillaton; Ian, Centreville, Kings Co; Reg, Kentville; daughter, Betty (Mrs. Gerald LeBlanc), Centreville; brothers, Doug, Waterville; Bernie, Gordon, Donald, Robert, Kentville; sisters, Doreen (Mrs. Derek Chase), Kentville; Margaret Graves, Greenwich; Laura Bezanson, New Minas; 16 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by son, Vernon; brothers, Wayne, Wade.

Visitation 4-6, 7-9 p.m. today in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Kentville. Funeral 2 p.m. Friday in Canadian Baptist Church, Rev. Andy Crowell officiating. Burial in Jawbone Corner Cemetery.5
Last Edited7 May 2015

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 203, 253.
  2. [S467] Lunenburg County GenWeb, "Lunenburg County Obituaries", 20 November 1997, BEZANSON, George Weldon.
  3. [S657] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Court for Divorce and Matrimonial Causes, 1759-1960", Retrieval no.=RG 39d, Case no.=E 3605, Name 1=Bezanson (Josephine Marie), Name 2=Bezanson (George Weldon), Year=1956.
  4. [S351] Family History Committee, Cemetery Records of Kings County, Jawbone Corner Cemetery, Canard, Section 2, Stone 311, "George W. Bezanson, 1929 -1997 . His wife, Ruth Bird, 1937 - ."
  5. [S2] George Weldon Bezanson Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 20 November 1997.