Arthur Lloyd Bezanson1,2

M, #26141, b. 4 February 1903, d. 3 October 1948
FatherSpurgeon Bezanson1 b. 11 Jun 1874, d. 25 Dec 1956
MotherSadie Rowlie1 b. 25 Jul 1879, d. 28 Dec 1968

Family

Laura L. Edwards b. c 1907, d. 13 Oct 1992
Child
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Arthur Lloyd Bezanson was born on 4 February 1903 at Connecticut.1,2 He married Laura L. Edwards on 20 August 1930 at Jordan, Connecticut. He was 27.3 On 21 August 1940, The Day (New London, Connecticut) reported that Arthur Lloyd Bezanson and his wife Laura L. Edwards were given a surprise tenth anniversary party.4 Arthur Lloyd Bezanson died on 3 October 1948 at age 45.2 He was buried in Cedar Grove Cemetery, New London, Connecticut.2

Census Summary

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Death
1948

Census, Residence

Census1910Arthur Lloyd Bezanson appeared on the census of 1910 in the household of Charles S. Bezanson and Sarah A. Rowley at Waterford, Connecticut.1
Census1920Arthur Lloyd Bezanson appeared on the census of 1920 in the household of Charles S. Bezanson and Sarah A. Rowley at 492 Vauxhall Street, New London, Connecticut.5
Census1930Arthur Lloyd Bezanson appeared on the census of 1930 in the household of Charles S. Bezanson and Sarah A. Rowley at Waterford, Connecticut.6
Census1940Arthur Lloyd Bezanson and Laura L. Edwards appeared on the census of 1940 at Cohanzie Road, Waterford, Connecticut, with Alvin L. Bezanson.7
Last Edited17 Apr 2016

Citations

  1. [S4] 1910 U.S. Federal Census; Waterford, New London, Connecticut; FHL Film: 1374155; Roll: T624_142; ED: 0550; Page: 2B; Lines: 51-57.
  2. [S836] Various Contributors, "Find A Grave", Arthur Lloyd Bezanson, Cedar Grove Cemetery, New London, Connecticut; Memorial Number: 69982601.
  3. [S19] News article "Laura Edwards Wed Today to Arthur Bezanson", The Day (New London, Connecticut), 21 August 1930, p. 5.
  4. [S19] News article "Given Surprise on 10th Anniversary", The Day (New London, Connecticut), 21 August 1940, p. 5.
  5. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; New London Ward 2, New London, Connecticut; Roll: T625_197; Image: 179; ED: 260; Page: 11B; Lines: 63-72.
  6. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Waterford, New London, Connecticut; FHL Film: 2340018; Roll: 283; Image: 908.0; ED: 0073; Page: 11B; Lines: 53-61.
  7. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Waterford, New London, Connecticut; Roll: T627_526; ED: 6-115; Page: 14B; Lines: 53-55.

Earl D. Bezanson1

M, #26142, b. 19 January 1905, d. 17 January 1965
FatherSpurgeon Bezanson1 b. 11 Jun 1874, d. 25 Dec 1956
MotherSadie Rowlie1 b. 25 Jul 1879, d. 28 Dec 1968

Family

Gertrude Prentiss Lamb b. Dec 1904, d. 27 Jul 2001
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Earl D. Bezanson was born on 19 January 1905 at Connecticut.1,2 He married Gertrude Prentiss Lamb.3 Earl D. Bezanson died on 17 January 1965 at age 59.2 He was buried in Jordan Cemetery, Waterford, Connecticut.2

Census Summary

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Census, Residence

Census1910Earl D. Bezanson appeared on the census of 1910 in the household of Charles S. Bezanson and Sarah A. Rowley at Waterford, Connecticut.1
Census1920Earl D. Bezanson appeared on the census of 1920 in the household of Charles S. Bezanson and Sarah A. Rowley at 492 Vauxhall Street, New London, Connecticut.4
Census1930Earl D. Bezanson appeared on the census of 1930 in the household of Charles S. Bezanson and Sarah A. Rowley at Waterford, Connecticut.5
Last Edited18 Mar 2016

Citations

  1. [S4] 1910 U.S. Federal Census; Waterford, New London, Connecticut; FHL Film: 1374155; Roll: T624_142; ED: 0550; Page: 2B; Lines: 51-57.
  2. [S836] Various Contributors, "Find A Grave", Earl Jeston Bezanson, Jordan Cemetery, Waterford, Connecticut; Memorial Number: 69982831.
  3. [S836] Various Contributors, "Find A Grave", Gertrude Prentiss Lamb Bezanson, Jordan Cemetery, Waterford, Connecticut; Memorial Number: 69982955.
  4. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; New London Ward 2, New London, Connecticut; Roll: T625_197; Image: 179; ED: 260; Page: 11B; Lines: 63-72.
  5. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Waterford, New London, Connecticut; FHL Film: 2340018; Roll: 283; Image: 908.0; ED: 0073; Page: 11B; Lines: 53-61.

Frank S. Bezanson1

M, #26143, b. 23 June 1907, d. 21 May 1922
FatherSpurgeon Bezanson1 b. 11 Jun 1874, d. 25 Dec 1956
MotherSadie Rowlie1 b. 25 Jul 1879, d. 28 Dec 1968
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Frank S. Bezanson was born on 23 June 1907 at Connecticut.1,2 He died on 21 May 1922 at Waterford, Connecticut, at age 14 in a fishing accident that also claimed the life of his brother Joseph B. Bezanson.2,3 Frank S. Bezanson was buried in Jordan Cemetery, Waterford, Connecticut.2

     Frank S. Bezanson and Joseph B. Bezanson were mentioned in an article that appeared in The Bridgeport Telegram (Bridgeport, Connecticut) on 23 May 1922.3 (3 Boy Fishers Lost; Body of One Is Found)

Census Summary

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Death
1922

Census, Residence

Census1910Frank S. Bezanson appeared on the census of 1910 in the household of Charles S. Bezanson and Sarah A. Rowley at Waterford, Connecticut.1
Census1920Frank S. Bezanson appeared on the census of 1920 in the household of Charles S. Bezanson and Sarah A. Rowley at 492 Vauxhall Street, New London, Connecticut.4
Last Edited19 Mar 2016

Citations

  1. [S4] 1910 U.S. Federal Census; Waterford, New London, Connecticut; FHL Film: 1374155; Roll: T624_142; ED: 0550; Page: 2B; Lines: 51-57.
  2. [S836] Various Contributors, "Find A Grave", Frank S. Bezanson, Jordan Cemetery, Waterford, Connecticut; Memorial Number: 67964369.
  3. [S19] News article "3 BOY FISHERS LOST; BODY OF ONE IS FOUND", The Bridgeport Telegram (Bridgeport, Connecticut), 23 May 1922, p. 9.
  4. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; New London Ward 2, New London, Connecticut; Roll: T625_197; Image: 179; ED: 260; Page: 11B; Lines: 63-72.

Clyde Herman Bezanson1,2

M, #26144, b. 15 July 1909, d. 16 November 1950
FatherSpurgeon Bezanson1 b. 11 Jun 1874, d. 25 Dec 1956
MotherSadie Rowlie1 b. 25 Jul 1879, d. 28 Dec 1968

Family

Mildred B. Rockwell b. c 1912
Child
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Clyde Herman Bezanson was born on 15 July 1909 at Connecticut.1,3 He married Mildred B. Rockwell.4 Clyde Herman Bezanson died on 16 November 1950 at Waterford, Connecticut, at age 41.3 The cause of death was suicide; he sat in a running car in his garage and died from carbon monoxide poisoning.2 He was buried in Jordan Cemetery, Waterford, Connecticut.3

     Clyde Herman Bezanson was mentioned in an article that appeared in The Day (New London, Connecticut) on 17 November 1950.2 (41 Year Old Waterford Man Takes Life by Asphyxiation)

Census Summary

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1910
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1950

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Census1910Clyde Herman Bezanson appeared on the census of 1910 in the household of Charles S. Bezanson and Sarah A. Rowley at Waterford, Connecticut.1
Census1920Clyde Herman Bezanson appeared on the census of 1920 in the household of Charles S. Bezanson and Sarah A. Rowley at 492 Vauxhall Street, New London, Connecticut.5
Census1930Clyde Herman Bezanson appeared on the census of 1930 in the household of Charles S. Bezanson and Sarah A. Rowley at Waterford, Connecticut.6
Census1940Clyde Herman Bezanson appeared on the census of 1940 at 11 Menghi Street, New London, Connecticut.4
Last Edited19 Mar 2016

Citations

  1. [S4] 1910 U.S. Federal Census; Waterford, New London, Connecticut; FHL Film: 1374155; Roll: T624_142; ED: 0550; Page: 2B; Lines: 51-57.
  2. [S19] News article "41 Year Old Waterford Man Takes Life by Asphyxiation", The Day (New London, Connecticut), 17 November 1950, p. 2.
  3. [S836] Various Contributors, "Find A Grave", Clyde Herman Bezanson, Jordan Cemetery, Waterford, Connecticut; Memorial Number: 67964392.
  4. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; New London, New London, Connecticut; Roll: T627_524; ED: 6-63; Page: 1B; Lines: 79-80.
  5. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; New London Ward 2, New London, Connecticut; Roll: T625_197; Image: 179; ED: 260; Page: 11B; Lines: 63-72.
  6. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Waterford, New London, Connecticut; FHL Film: 2340018; Roll: 283; Image: 908.0; ED: 0073; Page: 11B; Lines: 53-61.

Joseph B. Bezanson1

M, #26145, b. 19 August 1911, d. 21 May 1922
FatherSpurgeon Bezanson1 b. 11 Jun 1874, d. 25 Dec 1956
MotherSadie Rowlie1 b. 25 Jul 1879, d. 28 Dec 1968
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Joseph B. Bezanson was born on 19 August 1911 at Connecticut.1,2 He died on 21 May 1922 at Waterford, Connecticut, at age 10 in a fishing accident that also claimed the life of his brother Frank S. Bezanson.2,3 Joseph B. Bezanson was buried in Jordan Cemetery, Waterford, Connecticut.2

     Frank S. Bezanson and Joseph B. Bezanson were mentioned in an article that appeared in The Bridgeport Telegram (Bridgeport, Connecticut) on 23 May 1922.3 (3 Boy Fishers Lost; Body of One Is Found)

Census Summary

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Birth
1911
1920
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1920
Death
1922

Census, Residence

Census1920Joseph B. Bezanson appeared on the census of 1920 in the household of Charles S. Bezanson and Sarah A. Rowley at 492 Vauxhall Street, New London, Connecticut.1
Last Edited19 Mar 2016

Citations

  1. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; New London Ward 2, New London, Connecticut; Roll: T625_197; Image: 179; ED: 260; Page: 11B; Lines: 63-72.
  2. [S836] Various Contributors, "Find A Grave", Joseph Benjamin Bezanson, Jordan Cemetery, Waterford, Connecticut; Memorial Number: 67964378.
  3. [S19] News article "3 BOY FISHERS LOST; BODY OF ONE IS FOUND", The Bridgeport Telegram (Bridgeport, Connecticut), 23 May 1922, p. 9.

Elsie M. Bezanson1

F, #26146, b. 29 May 1913, d. 29 November 2005
FatherSpurgeon Bezanson1 b. 11 Jun 1874, d. 25 Dec 1956
MotherSadie Rowlie1 b. 25 Jul 1879, d. 28 Dec 1968

Family

Mortimer G. Johnson d. 19 Nov 1999
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
Elsie (Bezanson) Johnson
     Elsie M. Bezanson was born on 29 May 1913 at Quaker Hill, Connecticut.2,1 She married Mortimer G. Johnson on 6 June 1937 at Waterford, Connecticut. She was 24.3,2 Elsie M. Bezanson died on 29 November 2005 at Waterford, Connecticut, at age 92.2 She was buried on 2 December 2005 in Jordan Cemetery, Waterford, Connecticut.2

     Obituary from The Day (New London, Connecticut), 1 December 2005:
Waterford - Elsie B. Johnson, 92, of 22 Way Hill Road in Waterford, died Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2005 at her home.

She was born on May 29, 1913 in Quaker Hill, the daughter of Charles and Sarah Rowley Bezanson.

Mrs. Johnson was married to the late Mortimer G. Johnson on June 6, 1937 in Waterford. He died on Nov. 19, 1999.

She was a graduate of the Williams Memorial Institute in New London and from 1933 to 1942, Elsie worked as a telephone operator and clerk for the former Palmer Brothers Mill.

She was a very active member of the Flanders Baptist & Community Church in East Lyme and a former member of the Lake Ponds Baptist Church in Waterford.

She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Charles E. and Barbara Johnson of Niantic, and Allan M. and Doreen Johnson of Montville; a sister, Eleanor Mather of Waterford; two grandsons, Michael and Christopher Johnson; and a great-grandson, Noah Johnson.

Besides her husband, Elsie was predeceased by her eight brothers Alton, William, Arthur, Earl, Clyde, Frank, Joseph and Walter Bezanson.

The funeral service will be held at noon Friday, Dec. 2, at the Byles Memorial Home, 99 Huntington St., New London. Burial will follow in the Jordan Cemetery in Waterford. There will be a visiting hour from 11 a.m. to noon, prior to the service.2

Census Summary

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2005

Census, Residence

Census1920Elsie M. Bezanson appeared on the census of 1920 in the household of Charles S. Bezanson and Sarah A. Rowley at 492 Vauxhall Street, New London, Connecticut.1
Census1930Elsie M. Bezanson appeared on the census of 1930 in the household of Charles S. Bezanson and Sarah A. Rowley at Waterford, Connecticut.4
Last Edited20 Aug 2015

Citations

  1. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; New London Ward 2, New London, Connecticut; Roll: T625_197; Image: 179; ED: 260; Page: 11B; Lines: 63-72.
  2. [S2] Elsie B. Johnson Death Notice, The Day (New London, Connecticut), 1 December 2005.
  3. [S2] Alton Bezanson Death Notice, The Day (New London, Connecticut), 8 July 1989, p. F3.
  4. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Waterford, New London, Connecticut; FHL Film: 2340018; Roll: 283; Image: 908.0; ED: 0073; Page: 11B; Lines: 53-61.

Alton Leroy Bezanson1,2

M, #26147, b. 3 September 1915, d. 6 July 1989
FatherSpurgeon Bezanson1 b. 11 Jun 1874, d. 25 Dec 1956
MotherSadie Rowlie1 b. 25 Jul 1879, d. 28 Dec 1968
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Alton Leroy Bezanson was born on 3 September 1915 at New London, Connecticut.3,1 He died on 6 July 1989 at Uncas on Thames Hospital, Norwich, Connecticut, at age 73.2

     Death Notice from The Day (New London, Connecticut), 8 July 1989:
WATERFORD — Alton Leroy Bezanson, 73, of 1071 Hartford Turnpike died Thursday evening at the Uncas on Thames Hospital in Norwich.

He was born Sept. 3, 1915, in New London, son of Charles H. Spurgeon and Sarah Ann Rowley Bezanson.

He retired Oct. 1, 1977, after 25 years as a painter in the maintenance department at Pfizer Inc. in Groton.

He was a World War II Army veteran, having served under Gen. George S. Patton ln the Third Army, the Fourth Army Division, 35th Tank Battalion.

He was a charter and life member ofthe Cohanzie Fire Co; a member of Murphy Rathbun Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars of New London; Union Lodge of Masons in New London; Lodge Council Chapter of Consistry, Valley of Norwich, Scottish Rite; Sphinx Bedouin Shrine Club of Eastern Connecticut; Sphinx Temple in Hartford; and both the New England and New York chapters of the Fourth Armored Division Association.

Survivors include one brother, William J. Bezanson of Waterford, and two sisters, Elsie B. Johnson of Waterford and Eleanor B. Mather of Quaker Hill.

The funeral service will be conducted at ll a.m. Monday at Byles Memorial Home, 99 Huntington St., New London.

Burial with military honors will follow in Jordan Cemetery in Waterford. Visiting hours are from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday.3

Census Summary

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1989

Census, Residence

Census1920Alton Leroy Bezanson appeared on the census of 1920 in the household of Charles S. Bezanson and Sarah A. Rowley at 492 Vauxhall Street, New London, Connecticut.1
Census1930Alton Leroy Bezanson appeared on the census of 1930 in the household of Charles S. Bezanson and Sarah A. Rowley at Waterford, Connecticut.4
Census1940Alton Leroy Bezanson appeared on the census of 1940 in the household of Charles S. Bezanson and Sarah A. Rowley at Lakes Pond, Waterford, Connecticut.5
Last Edited24 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; New London Ward 2, New London, Connecticut; Roll: T625_197; Image: 179; ED: 260; Page: 11B; Lines: 63-72.
  2. [S2] Alton Bezanson Death Notice, The Day (New London, Connecticut), 8 July 1989, p. page F3.
  3. [S2] Alton Bezanson Death Notice, The Day (New London, Connecticut), 8 July 1989, p. F3.
  4. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Waterford, New London, Connecticut; FHL Film: 2340018; Roll: 283; Image: 908.0; ED: 0073; Page: 11B; Lines: 53-61.
  5. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Waterford, New London, Connecticut; Roll: T627_526; ED: 6-116; Page: 5B; Lines: 75-79.

William Judson Bezanson1,2

M, #26148, b. 16 November 1917, d. 29 May 1991
FatherSpurgeon Bezanson1 b. 11 Jun 1874, d. 25 Dec 1956
MotherSadie Rowlie1 b. 25 Jul 1879, d. 28 Dec 1968

Family

Lottie May Mather b. 11 May 1921, d. 10 Jul 1986
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     William Judson Bezanson was born on 16 November 1917 at New London, Connecticut.3,1,4 He married Lottie May Mather on 24 September 1946 at Lisbon, New Hampshire. He was 28. She was 25.5 William Judson Bezanson died on 29 May 1991 at Waterford, Connecticut, at age 73.3,4 He was buried in Union Cemetery, Waterford, Connecticut.4

Census Summary

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1960
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1991

Census, Residence

Census1920William Judson Bezanson appeared on the census of 1920 in the household of Charles S. Bezanson and Sarah A. Rowley at 492 Vauxhall Street, New London, Connecticut.1
Census1930William Judson Bezanson appeared on the census of 1930 in the household of Charles S. Bezanson and Sarah A. Rowley at Waterford, Connecticut.6
Census1940William Judson Bezanson appeared on the census of 1940 in the household of Charles S. Bezanson and Sarah A. Rowley at Lakes Pond, Waterford, Connecticut.7
Last Edited10 Mar 2016

Citations

  1. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; New London Ward 2, New London, Connecticut; Roll: T625_197; Image: 179; ED: 260; Page: 11B; Lines: 63-72.
  2. [S832] New Hampshire Bureau of Vital Records, "New Hampshire, Marriage Records Index, 1637-1947", William Judson Bezanson; Lottie May Mather; Date: 24 September 1946.
  3. [S809] Ancestry.com, "Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2012", William J Bezanson; Date: 29 May 1991.
  4. [S836] Various Contributors, "Find A Grave", William Judson Bezanson, Union Cemetery, Waterford, Connecticut; Memorial Number: 69983467.
  5. [S792] New Hampshire Bureau of Vital Records, "New Hampshire, Marriage and Divorce Records, 1659-1947", William Judson Bezanson; Lottie May Mather; Date: 24 September 1946.
  6. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Waterford, New London, Connecticut; FHL Film: 2340018; Roll: 283; Image: 908.0; ED: 0073; Page: 11B; Lines: 53-61.
  7. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Waterford, New London, Connecticut; Roll: T627_526; ED: 6-116; Page: 5B; Lines: 75-79.

Gladys O. Smith

F, #26158, b. circa 1901

Family

Ralph Bezanson b. 8 May 1909, d. 1 Apr 1990
Children
  • Ralph Harold Bezanson Jr.1 b. 7 Jan 1933, d. 7 Feb 2012
  • Orrin R. Bezanson b. 13 Aug 1934, d. 17 Aug 2003
     Gladys O. Smith was born circa 1901 at Nebraska. She married Ralph Bezanson.

Census Summary

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Census1940Ralph Bezanson and Gladys O. Smith appeared on the census of 1940 at 833 West 54th Street, Seattle, Washington, with Ralph Harold Bezanson Jr. and Orrin R. Bezanson.1
Last Edited24 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Seattle, King, Washington; Roll: T627_4374; ED: 40-23; Page: 1A; Lines: 15-18.

Orrin R. Bezanson

M, #26159, b. 13 August 1934, d. 17 August 2003
FatherRalph Bezanson b. 8 May 1909, d. 1 Apr 1990
MotherGladys O. Smith b. c 1901
Relationship5th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
Orrin R. Bezanson
     Orrin R. Bezanson was born on 13 August 1934 at Washington. He began military service on 8 January 1969.1 He ended military service on 30 June 1977.1 He died on 17 August 2003 at Puyallup, Washington, at age 69.

Census Summary

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2003

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Census1940Orrin R. Bezanson appeared on the census of 1940 in the household of Ralph Bezanson and Gladys O. Smith at 833 West 54th Street, Seattle, Washington.2
Last Edited24 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S837] National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), "U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File", Orrin Bezanson; Birth: 13 August 1934; Death: 17 August 2003; Branch 1: ARMY; Enlistment Date 1: 8 January 1969; Release Date 1: 30 June 1977.
  2. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Seattle, King, Washington; Roll: T627_4374; ED: 40-23; Page: 1A; Lines: 15-18.

George Kenneth Bezanson1

M, #26160, b. circa 1933, d. 19 July 2013
FatherAlexander Bezanson1 b. 13 Mar 1891, d. Feb 1975
MotherJanet Lena Geddes1 b. 31 Jul 1902, d. Aug 1970

Family

Alberta (?)
Children
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
George Kenneth Bezanson
     George Kenneth Bezanson was born circa 1933 at Massachusetts.1 He married Alberta (?) circa 1953.2 George Kenneth Bezanson died on 19 July 2013 at Hanover, Massachusetts.2

     Obituary from The Hanover Mariner (Hanover, Massachusetts), 29 July 2013:
George Kenneth Bezanson, of Hanover, formerly of Quincy, Marshfield and Duxbury, died at home on July 19, 2013 after a long period of failing health. George was the son of the late Alexander and Janet Bezanson of Quincy, brother of Doris Souza of Hanover, William and his wife Lily Bezanson of Aiken, S.C. and the late Donald Bezanson, Jean Dibella and Lena Steele.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years Alberta and his sons Alex and his wife Lisa of Abington, George and his wife Marirose of Peabody. George was the father of the late Linda Harmon and the late Steven Bezanson. He is also survived by his son-in-law Lester Harmon and his wife Josie of Alton, N.H. and daughter-in-law Dr. Carolyn Kinzer-Bezanson of St. Simons Island, GA. He leaves his grandchildren Sandi Andersen of R.I., LeAnn Baldock and George Bezanson both of N.H., Christina Dunbar and her husband Jason of Attleboro, Brian Bezanson and wife Jennifer of Abington, Carrie and Anders Bezanson of St. Simons Island, GA and Kenyatta Savage and his wife Amanda of Quincy. He also leaves several great-grandchildren.

George was a Navy Veteran of the Korean War. He worked with his father at the Granite City Blacksmith and Petroleum Equipment Shop in Quincy and operated it for many years after his fathers death. He later managed the Duxbury Motor Inn and the Walpole Motel for many years prior to his retirement.

George was a 54 year member of Rural Lodge AF&AM in Quincy and a member and Past Worthy Patron of Quincy, Braintree and Rexhame Chapters of the Order of Eastern Star. He served as Grand Patron for the State of MA, OES in 1982. He was also a former Cub Scout and Boy Scout leader in North Quincy and former Dad Advisor for Wollaston Rainbow and Old Colony DeMolay in Quincy.

Visiting hours were on Tuesday, July 23, from 4 - 8 p.m. in the McDonald Keohane Funeral Home, South Weymouth, at 809 Main Street (Rte 18 opp. So. Shore Hospital). Prior to visiting hours there was an Eastern Star Memorial Service at 3 p.m. all were welcomed. Funeral service was celebrated in the funeral home on Wednesday, July 24, at 10 a.m. Burial in MA National Cemetery, Bourne at a later date.2

Census Summary

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1933
1940
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1950
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1970
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2010
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2013

Census, Residence

Census1940George Kenneth Bezanson appeared on the census of 1940 in the household of Alexander Bezanson and Jeanette Geddes at 491 Quincy Avenue, Quincy, Massachusetts.1
Last Edited16 Apr 2016

Citations

  1. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts; Roll: T627_1630; ED: 11-198; Page: 2B; Lines: 55-62.
  2. [S2] George K. Bezanson Death Notice, The Hanover Mariner (Hanover, Massachusetts), 22 July 2013.