Lillian C. Morrill1

F, #23482, b. 1904

Family 1

Raymond Calvin Bezanson b. 19 Jan 1899, d. 1933
Child

Family 2

Leslie Perry
     Lillian C. Morrill was born in 1904.1 She married Raymond Calvin Bezanson on 16 January 1930 at Somerville, Massachusetts. He was 30.1 Lillian C. Morrill married Leslie Perry circa 1937 at Revere, Massachusetts.2,3

Census Summary

1900
Birth
1904
1910
1920
1930
Census
1930
1940
Census
1940

Census, Residence

Census1930Raymond Calvin Bezanson and Lillian C. Morrill appeared on the census of 1930 at 539 Central Avenue, Needham, Massachusetts.4
Census1940Leslie Perry and Lillian C. Morrill appeared on the census of 1940 at 42 Savin Street, Boston, Massachusetts, with Frederick Edward Bezanson.3
Last Edited8 Feb 2020

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 114, 197.
  2. [S19] News article "Revere - Marriage Intentions", The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts), 27 March 1937, p. 4.
  3. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; Roll: m-t0627-01670; ED: 15-426A; Page: 7B; Lines: 52-54.
  4. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Needham, Norfolk, Massachusetts; FHL Film: 2340670; Roll: 935; Image: 426.0; ED: 0070; Page: 16B; Lines: 99-100.
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 197.

Frederick Edward Bezanson1

M, #23483, b. circa 1932, d. 15 October 1988
FatherRaymond Calvin Bezanson1 b. 19 Jan 1899, d. 1933
MotherLillian C. Morrill1 b. 1904

Family

Beverly Mendenhall
Relationship5th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Frederick Edward Bezanson was born circa 1932.2 He married Beverly Mendenhall on 9 August 1958 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Temple, Texas.2 Frederick Edward Bezanson died on 15 October 1988.3

Census Summary

1930
Birth
1932
1940
Census
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
Death
1988

Census, Residence

Census1940Frederick Edward Bezanson appeared on the census of 1940 in the household of Leslie Perry and Lillian C. Morrill at 42 Savin Street, Boston, Massachusetts.4
Last Edited8 Feb 2020

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 197.
  2. [S19] News article "Eureka Girl Is Married In Texas", Eureka Humboldt Standard (Eureka, California), 6 Ocrtober 1958, p. 9.
  3. [S902] U.S. Social Security Administration, "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007", Frederick Edwards Bezanson; Birth: 28 July 1930; Death: 15 October 1988.
  4. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; Roll: m-t0627-01670; ED: 15-426A; Page: 7B; Lines: 52-54.

Carol Anne Bezanson1

F, #23485, b. 23 November 1941, d. 13 February 2014
FatherDr. Philip Bezanson1 b. 6 Jan 1916, d. 11 Mar 1975
MotherLillian Elizabeth Carlson1 b. 27 Apr 1913

Family

William Garrabrandt
Relationship5th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Carol Anne Bezanson was born on 23 November 1941.1 She was mentioned in an article that appeared in The Des Moines Register (Des Moines, Iowa) on 2 April 1961.2 She married William Garrabrandt on 4 October 1969 at Hadley, Massachusetts. She was 27.1 Carol Anne Bezanson was an art teacher.1 She died on 13 February 2014 at age 72.3

     Obituary from The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), 23 February 2014:
Garrabrant, Carol Anne (nee Bezanson), age 72 of Pitman, NJ on Feb. 13, 2014.

Carol was a member of the National Women of the Arts. She was an avid artist and enjoyed traveling especially to New England and the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Survived by her husband of 45 years William A., daughter Karen E. and brother Thomas Bezanson.

Memorial Service will be private at the convenience of the family.3
Last Edited6 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 197.
  2. [S898] "New Techniques in Etching", The Des Moines Register (Des Moines, Iowa), 2 April 1961, p. 12.
  3. [S2] Carol Anne (nee Bezanson) Garrabrant Death Notice, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), 23 February 2014.

Hugh Raymond Bezanson1

M, #23493, b. circa 1927, d. 11 October 2001
FatherRaymond Arthur Bezanson1 b. 1 Jul 1903, d. 17 Jan 1991
MotherClara Winifred MacDonald1 b. bt 1904 - 1905, d. 19 Feb 1953

Family

Mary Perry b. 28 Sep 1927, d. 9 Nov 2008
Children
Relationship5th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Hugh Raymond Bezanson was born circa 1927.1 He married Mary Perry.1 Hugh Raymond Bezanson died on 11 October 2001 at Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.2 He was buried on 15 October 2001 in Abercrombie Cemetery.2

     Obituary from The Halifax Daily News (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 15 October 2001:
BEZANSON, Hugh Raymond - 77, New Glasgow, formerly of Eureka, Pictou Co., passed away Thursday, October 11, 2001, in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow.

Born in Eureka, he was a son of the late Raymond and Clara (MacDonald) Bezanson. Prior to residing in New Glasgow for the past year, he was a lifelong resident of Eureka. He was a veteran of the Second World War. He was a former employee of MacGregor Bedding and Sommex. He was a member, Elder and former Sunday school superintendent of Wesley United Church, Eureka.

He is survived by his wife, the former, Mary (Perry); son, Henry (Emily), Eureka; daughter, Marlene (Robert) Tracey, Eureka; daughter-in-law, Diane Bezanson, Stellarton; grandchildren, Denise Roussy, John Bezanson, Allan Bezanson; great-granddaughters, Brianne Roussy, Renee Roussy; special little friend, Carley MacAulay; sisters, Winnie (Roy) Hattie, Pictou; Shirley (Maurice) Clayton, Hammonds Plains; brother, Donald (Donalda), Hopewell; uncle, Donald Bezanson, New Glasgow.

He was predeceased by son, Raymond; sisters, Eleanor Smith and Jessie Proudfoot. His remains will rest in H.W. Angus Funeral Home, New Glasgow from where funeral services will be held today at 4 p.m., Rev. Charles MacPherson officiating. Burial in Abercrombie Cemetery.2

Census, Residence

LivedHugh Raymond Bezanson lived in Eureka, Nova Scotia.1
Lived2000He lived in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, in December 2000.3
Last Edited24 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 198.
  2. [S2] Hugh Raymond Bezanson Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 15 October 2001.
  3. [S467] Lunenburg County GenWeb, "Lunenburg County Obituaries", 8 December 2000, BEZANSON, Margaret Evelyn "Marg."
  4. [S523] Pictou County GenWeb, "Pictou County Obituaries", mrk108.htm, transcribed from the Halifax Herald Limited, September 6, 1997 for Raymond Hugh Bezanson.

Mary Perry1

F, #23494, b. 28 September 1927, d. 9 November 2008

Family

Hugh Raymond Bezanson b. c 1927, d. 11 Oct 2001
Children
     Mary Perry was born on 28 September 1927 at North Carolina.2 She married Hugh Raymond Bezanson.1 Mary Perry died on 9 November 2008 at Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, at age 81.2 She was buried on 12 November 2008 in Abercrombie Cemetery, Abercrombie, Nova Scotia.2

     Death Notice:
New Glasgow/Eureka – Mary Elizabeth Bezanson, New Glasgow, 81, of Samson Court, New Glasgow, formerly of Eureka, passed away Sunday, November 9th, 2008 at the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow.

She was born in North Carolina, September 28, 1927. Mary had been a resident of New Glasgow for the past eight years, before that having resided in Eureka most of her life. She was a former employee of Riverview Home and then was employed at Michelin Tire, Granton Plant. She was a member of the former Wesley United Church, Eureka and the Michelin Retiree’s Club.

She is survived by her son, Henry (Emily), Eureka; Marlene (Robert) Tracey, Fort McMurray; sister, Daisy, Clyde River, NS; grandchildren: Denise (Andrew) Roussy, Trenton; John (Lisa) Bezanson, New Glasgow; Allan (Janesta) Bezanson, Stellarton; great-grandchildren: Brianne and Renee Roussy; Sophia Bezanson.

She was predeceased by her husband, Hugh; son, Raymond; daughter-in-law, Diane Bezanson.

The family will receive visitors from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the H.W. Angus Funeral Home, New Glasgow, from where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday with Rev. Charles McPherson officiating. Burial will be in the Abercrombie Cemetery.2
Last Edited23 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 198.
  2. [S2] Mary Elizabeth Bezanson Death Notice, InMemorium.ca, 9 November 2008.
  3. [S523] Pictou County GenWeb, "Pictou County Obituaries", mrk108.htm, transcribed from the Halifax Herald Limited, September 6, 1997 for Raymond Hugh Bezanson.

Raymond Hugh Bezanson1

M, #23495, b. circa 1948, d. 5 September 1997
FatherHugh Raymond Bezanson1 b. c 1927, d. 11 Oct 2001
MotherMary Perry1 b. 28 Sep 1927, d. 9 Nov 2008

Family

Diane Fraser b. c 1948, d. 4 Dec 2006
Relationship6th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Raymond Hugh Bezanson was born circa 1948 at New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.1 He married Diane Fraser.1 Raymond Hugh Bezanson died on 5 September 1997 at Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.1 He was buried on 7 September 1997 in Abercrombie Cemetery, Abercrombie, Nova Scotia.1

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 6 September 1997:
BEZANSON, Raymond Hugh (Ray) - 49, Abercrombie, formerly of Eureka, died September 5, 1997, in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow.

Born in New Glasgow, he was a son of Hugh and Mary (Perry) Bezanson, Eureka. He was a resident of Abercrombie for most of his married life. He was a member of Wesley United Church, Eureka. He was a school bus driver with Chebucto Regional School Board and also drove with Reid's Bus Service. He was a former owner and operator of Abercrombie Grocery and also worked as a car salesman throughout Pictou County.

Surviving are his wife, the former Diane Fraser; daughter, Denise (Mrs. Andrew Roussy), Trenton; two granddaughters; sister, Marlene (Mrs. Robert Tracy), Eureka; brother, Henry, Eureka; two nephews.

Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 4 p.m. Sunday, both in H.W. Angus Funeral Home, New Glasgow, Rev. Charles MacPherson officiating. Burial in Abercrombie Cemetery.2

Census, Residence

LivedRaymond Hugh Bezanson lived in Eureka, Nova Scotia.1
Lived1997He lived in Abercrombie, Nova Scotia, in 1997.1
Last Edited6 May 2015

Citations

  1. [S523] Pictou County GenWeb, "Pictou County Obituaries", mrk108.htm, transcribed from the Halifax Herald Limited, September 6, 1997 for Raymond Hugh Bezanson.
  2. [S2] Raymond Hugh (Ray) Bezanson Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 6 September 1997.

Diane Fraser1

F, #23496, b. circa 1948, d. 4 December 2006

Family

Raymond Hugh Bezanson b. c 1948, d. 5 Sep 1997
     Diane Fraser was born circa 1948 at New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.2 She married Raymond Hugh Bezanson.1 Diane Fraser died on 4 December 2006 at Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.2 She was buried on 7 December 2006 in Abercrombie Cemetery, Abercrombie, Nova Scotia.2

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 6 December 2006:
BEZANSON, Dorothy "Diane" - 58, Trenton, formerly of Abercrombie, passed away December 4, 2006, in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow.

Born in New Glasgow, she was a daughter of the late Alexander Munroe and Stella Harris (Wadden) Fraser. Diane had been a resident of Trenton for the past year prior to which she was a long-time resident of Abercrombie. She was a former co-owner of Abercrombie Grocery with husband Raymond. Diane was an avid fiddler, having taught fiddle lessons for many years and played for numerous dances and other events. She was a member of Pictou County Fiddlers and the Caledonia Orchestra.

Diane is survived by daughter, Denise (Andrew) Roussy, Trenton; grandchildren, Brianne and Renee; her companion, Hastings Hatt, New Glasgow; brothers, Doug (Margaret Ann) Fraser, Abercrombie; Edward (Alice) Fraser, Abercrombie; Max (Donna) Fraser, Truro; sisters, Lillas (Kenny) Sartoris, Abercrombie; Frances (John) Harb, Abercrombie; Barbara (Stuart) Young, Mountville; several nieces and nephews.

Diane was predeceased by her husband, Raymond Hugh Bezanson and brother, Allister (in infancy).

Visitation will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in H.W. Angus Funeral Home, New Glasgow, where funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, December 7, Rev. Charles McPherson officiating. Burial will be in Abercrombie Cemetery.2
Last Edited25 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S523] Pictou County GenWeb, "Pictou County Obituaries", mrk108.htm, transcribed from the Halifax Herald Limited, September 6, 1997 for Raymond Hugh Bezanson.
  2. [S2] Dorothy "Diane" Bezanson Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 6 December 2006.