Cora Bent1

F, #24030, b. circa 1918
FatherArthur Bent1 b. 1886
MotherFerne W. Bezanson1 b. 21 Dec 1891, d. 13 Mar 1963

Family

Clair Goodwin
Relationship5th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Cora Bent was born circa 1918 at Nova Scotia.2 She married Clair Goodwin.1

Census Summary

1910
Birth
1918
1920
Census
1921

Census, Residence

Census1921Cora Bent appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Arthur Bent and Ferne W. Bezanson at Carleton Corner, Nova Scotia.2
LivedCora Bent lived in Carleton Corner, Nova Scotia.1
Last Edited25 May 2017

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 213.
  2. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Polling District No 11, Digby-Annapolis, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 43; Page: 2; Lines: 26-36.

Phyllis Bent1

F, #24032, b. 13 February 1927, d. 21 May 2017
FatherArthur Bent1 b. 1886
MotherFerne W. Bezanson1 b. 21 Dec 1891, d. 13 Mar 1963

Family

Lawrence Spurr
Child
Relationship5th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Phyllis Bent was born on 13 February 1927 at West Clarence, Nova Scotia.2 She married Lawrence Spurr.1 Phyllis Bent died on 21 May 2017 at age 90.2

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 24 May 2017:
Halifax Chronicle Herald, Wednesday, May 24, 2017 SPURR, Phyllis Alberta Age 90, Melvern Square, passed on to be with her Saviour, May 21, 2017. Born February 13, 1927 in West Clarence, Annapolis Co., she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Fern (Bezanson) Bent.

Following high school graduation from Bridgetown High School, she taught school for four and a half years. Phyllis loved and served in her church, Fellowship Baptist Church, for nearly 70 years, teaching Sunday school, helping with communion, and acting as president of the Woman’s Missionary Society. She loved her community, taking meals to those in need, collecting for the Cancer Society for 20 years, and helping with community activities. Her passion was to knit, quilt and bake for her family. Phyllis was a devoted wife to husband, Lawrence for 60 years, mother to three children, grandmother to 13 who adored her and 'Cookie' Nannie to her 18 great-grandchildren.

Surviving are her sister, Hilda Messenger, Centrelea; daughter, Nancy Ann (Hal) Cross, Clarks Summit, Pa; son, William 'Bill' Lawrence (Bonnie) Spurr, Melvern Square; daughter-in-law, Cheryl Spurr, Melvern Square; grandchildren, Mark (Rebekah) Cross, Andrew (Bethany) Cross, Rachel (Ron) Hayes, Beth (Zach) Sprowls, Mary (Kevin) Dorey, Lisa (Keith) Jenereaux, Melissa (Nicholas) Murray, Melanie Spurr, William (Lauren) Spurr, John Spurr, Justin Spurr, Katie (Brad) Campbell and Amy Spurr.

Phyllis was predeceased by husband, Lawrence William, son, Gordon Cameron; brothers, Curtis, Charles, Vernon, Wilfred, Arthur; sisters, Grace Young and Cora Goodwin.

There will be a visitation 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 31 in Middleton Funeral Home, 398 Main St., 902-825-3448. A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 1 in Fellowship Baptist Church, Melvern Square, with Rev. Bruce Kaiser officiating.

Interment will be in Church Grove Cemetery, Melvern Square.2

Census, Residence

LivedPhyllis Bent lived in Melvern Square, Nova Scotia.1
Last Edited25 May 2017

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 213.
  2. [S2] Phyllis Alberta Spurr Death Notice, The Halifax Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 24 May 2017.

Curtis Bent1

M, #24036, b. May 1910, d. 15 January 1990
FatherArthur Bent1 b. 1886
MotherFerne W. Bezanson1 b. 21 Dec 1891, d. 13 Mar 1963

Family

Olive Roberts
Relationship5th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Curtis Bent was born in May 1910 at Beaconsfield, Nova Scotia.2,1 He married Olive Roberts.1 Curtis Bent died on 15 January 1990 at age 79.1

Census Summary

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

Census, Residence

Census1911Curtis Bent appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Arthur Bent and Ferne W. Bezanson at Beaconsfield, Nova Scotia.2
Census1921Curtis Bent appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Arthur Bent and Ferne W. Bezanson at Carleton Corner, Nova Scotia.3
Last Edited19 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 213.
  2. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Annapolis, Nova Scotia; Family: 73; Page: 10; Lines: 4-7.
  3. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Polling District No 11, Digby-Annapolis, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 43; Page: 2; Lines: 26-36.