William Elmore Bezanson1,2

M, #26161, b. circa 1937, d. 3 May 2018
FatherAlexander Bezanson1 b. 13 Mar 1891, d. Feb 1975
MotherJanet Lena Geddes1 b. 31 Jul 1902, d. Aug 1970

Family

Lilly Ross b. c 1937, d. 31 Mar 2017
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
William Elmore Bezanson
     William Elmore Bezanson was born circa 1937 at Massachusetts.1 He married Lilly Ross.3 William Elmore Bezanson died on 3 May 2018 at Aiken Regional Medical Centers, Aiken, South Carolina.2

     Obituary from Shellhouse-Rivers Funeral Home (Aiken, South Carolina), 4 May 2018:
AIKEN, SC – WILLIAM ELMORE BEZANSON, 81, widow of Lilly H. Knowles Bezanson, died Thursday, May 3, 2018 at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.

A native of Braintree, MA, Bill was a son of the late Alexander Caleb and Janet Geddes Bezanson. He grew up in the Braintree and Quincy, MA area. He worked as a quality assurance engineer, beginning with his father at Granite City Blacksmiths and later at General Dynamics and Stone & Webster Engineering. He moved to Aiken in 1990 from Massachusetts. He was a member of the Delta Masonic Lodge # 1847 in Braintree, MA.

Survivors include his daughter, Tyna Diggin (Matthew); his son, Mark William Bezanson, all of Aiken; grandchildren, Mark E. Bezanson, Andrew R. Bezanson (Heather), Shannon Diggin, Patrick Diggin (Amy J.), Matthew Diggin (Kristian), Rebecca Diggin (Dylan H.); great-grandchildren, Griffin Bezanson, Avery Bezanson, Keegan Molonich, Emma Lilly Bezanson; daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Bezanson, Braintree, MA; brother-in-law, Peter R. Knowles (Elaine), Kingston, MA.

In addition to his parents and beloved wife, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Doris Souza, Linda Steele, Jean DiBella and his brothers, Donnie Bezanson and George Bezanson.

The family will receive friends Tuesday evening, May 8th from 5 until 7 o’clock at Shellhouse – Rivers Funeral Home.

The funeral will be Wednesday morning, May 9th at 11 o’clock at the funeral home. Interment will be in Southlawn Cemetery.2

Census Summary

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1937
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2018

Census, Residence

Census1940William Elmore Bezanson appeared on the census of 1940 in the household of Alexander Bezanson and Jeanette Geddes at 491 Quincy Avenue, Quincy, Massachusetts.1
Last Edited4 May 2018

Citations

  1. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts; Roll: T627_1630; ED: 11-198; Page: 2B; Lines: 55-62.
  2. [S680] William Elmore Bezanson Death Notice, Shellhouse-Rivers Funeral Home (Aiken, South Carolina).
  3. [S2] George K. Bezanson Death Notice, The Hanover Mariner (Hanover, Massachusetts), 22 July 2013.

Mildred L. Bezanson1

F, #26164

Family

Child
Last Edited5 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S8] New England Historic Genealogical Society, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911-1915", Birth: Bezanson, Lesley Edward; Somerville Birth Register; Year: 1913; Volume: 615; Page: 820.

Lesley Edward Bezanson1

M, #26165, b. 27 April 1913
MotherMildred L. Bezanson1
     Lesley Edward Bezanson was born on 27 April 1913 at Somerville, Massachusetts.2

Census Summary

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Birth
1913
1920
1930
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1930

Census, Residence

Census1930Lesley Edward Bezanson appeared on the census of 1930 in the household of Fred Miller and Mary Jane Bezanson at Mountain Street, Haydenville, Massachusetts.3
Last Edited5 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S8] New England Historic Genealogical Society, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911-1915", Birth: Bezanson, Lesley Edward; Somerville Birth Register; Year: 1913; Volume: 615; Page: 820.
  2. [S8] New England Historic Genealogical Society, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911-1915", Birth: Bezanson, Lesley Edward; Somerville Birth Register; Year: 1913; Volume: 615; Page: 820; no father is identified in the entry.
  3. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Williamsburg, Hampshire, Massachusetts; FHL Film: 2340648; Roll: 913; Image: 516.0; ED: 0054; Page: 10B; Lines: 86-92.

Rachel E. Davison1

F, #26166, b. circa 1892
FatherCaptain Welton Davison1 b. 16 Mar 1861, d. 15 Dec 1921
MotherSarah Bezanson1 b. 1865
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Rachel E. Davison was born circa 1892 at Canada.1

Census Summary

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1910

Census, Residence

Census1910Rachel E. Davison appeared on the census of 1910 in the household of Captain Welton Davison and Sarah Bezanson at 1536 N. Milton Ave, Baltimore, Maryland.1
Last Edited6 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S4] 1910 U.S. Federal Census; Baltimore Ward 8, Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland; FHL Film: 1374568; Roll: T624_555; ED: 0104; Page: 1B; Lines: 54-59.

Basil B. Davison1

M, #26167, b. circa 1893
FatherCaptain Welton Davison1 b. 16 Mar 1861, d. 15 Dec 1921
MotherSarah Bezanson1 b. 1865
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Basil B. Davison was born circa 1893 at Canada.1

Census Summary

1890
Birth
1893
1900
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1910

Census, Residence

Census1910Basil B. Davison appeared on the census of 1910 in the household of Captain Welton Davison and Sarah Bezanson at 1536 N. Milton Ave, Baltimore, Maryland.1
Last Edited6 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S4] 1910 U.S. Federal Census; Baltimore Ward 8, Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland; FHL Film: 1374568; Roll: T624_555; ED: 0104; Page: 1B; Lines: 54-59.

Exmouth M. Davison1

M, #26168, b. circa 1896
FatherCaptain Welton Davison1 b. 16 Mar 1861, d. 15 Dec 1921
MotherSarah Bezanson1 b. 1865
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Exmouth M. Davison was born circa 1896 at Canada.1

Census Summary

1890
Birth
1896
1900
1910
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1910

Census, Residence

Census1910Exmouth M. Davison appeared on the census of 1910 in the household of Captain Welton Davison and Sarah Bezanson at 1536 N. Milton Ave, Baltimore, Maryland.1
Last Edited6 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S4] 1910 U.S. Federal Census; Baltimore Ward 8, Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland; FHL Film: 1374568; Roll: T624_555; ED: 0104; Page: 1B; Lines: 54-59.

Clarence Lauraine Bezanson1

M, #26169, b. 9 September 1888
FatherDavid Bezanson1 b. Jun 1844, d. Mar 1931
MotherLaura Ellen Nichols1 b. 1860, d. 28 Jan 1927
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Clarence Lauraine Bezanson was born on 9 September 1888 at Centre Burlington, Nova Scotia.1

Census Summary

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Census, Residence

Census1891Clarence Lauraine Bezanson appeared on the census of 1891 in the household of David Bezanson and Laura Ellen Nichols at Burlington, Nova Scotia.2
Census1901Clarence Lauraine Bezanson appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of David Bezanson and Laura Ellen Nichols at Burlington, Nova Scotia.3
Census1911Clarence Lauraine Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of David Bezanson and Laura Ellen Nichols at Kempt, Nova Scotia.4
Last Edited8 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Bezanson, Clarence Lauraine; Registration Year: 1904; Page: 69901865, a delayed entry from 30 August 1928.
  2. [S5] 1891 Canadian Census; Burlington, Hants, Nova Scotia; Roll: T-6315; Family: 1; Page: 1.
  3. [S4] 1901 U.S. Federal Census; Burlington, Hants, Nova Scotia; Family: 70; Page: 8.
  4. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Kempt poll district, Hants, Nova Scotia; Family: 39; Page: 4.

Annie Gilgun1

F, #26170, b. circa 1886, d. 1917
FatherBernard Gilgun1
MotherAnnie Keaney1

Family

William Thomas Bezanson b. Nov 1882
Children
     Annie Gilgun was born circa 1886 at Woburn, Massachusetts.1 She married William Thomas Bezanson on 29 April 1907 at Woburn, Massachusetts. He was 24.1 Annie Gilgun died in 1917.

Census Summary

1880
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1886
1890
1900
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1910
Death
1917

Census, Residence

Census1910William Thomas Bezanson and Annie Gilgun appeared on the census of 1910 at Pond Street, Winchester, Massachusetts, with Mildred Elizabeth Bezanson and William Bernard Bezanson.2
Last Edited10 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S7] New England Historic Genealogical Society, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910", Bezanson, William Jr; Gilgun, Annie; Woburn Marriage Register; Year: 1907; Volume: 571; Page: 801.
  2. [S4] 1910 U.S. Federal Census; Winchester, Middlesex, Massachusetts; FHL Film: 1374619; Roll: T624_606; ED: 1066; Page: 33B; Lines: 81-84.
  3. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; Woburn Ward 1, Middlesex, Massachusetts; Roll: T625_720; Image: 835; ED: 536; Page: 8B; Lines: 68-77.

Mildred Elizabeth Bezanson1

F, #26173, b. 8 December 1907, d. 23 March 2000
FatherWilliam Thomas Bezanson2 b. Nov 1882
MotherAnnie Gilgun2 b. c 1886, d. 1917

Family

Raymond Deaton b. c 1908, d. 1998
Child
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Mildred Elizabeth Bezanson was also known as Mildred Virginia Deaton.3 She was born on 8 December 1907 at Woburn, Massachusetts.1,4,2 She married Raymond Deaton.5 Mildred Elizabeth Bezanson died on 23 March 2000 at Highland Intermediate Care Home, Abilene, Kansas, at age 92.5,3

     Death Notice from The Salina Journal (Salina, Kansas), 24 March 2000:
ABILENE – Mildred V. Deaton, 92, Abilene, died Thursday, March 23, 2000, at Highland Intermediate Care Home, Abilene.

Mrs. Deaton was born Mildred V. Bezanson on Dec. 8, 1907, at Woburn, Mass., and was a resident of Abilene since 1968. She was a member of the Greyhound Association.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond, in 1998; and a son, Robert.

Survivors include a son, Raymond Jr. of San Diego; four daughters, Deanna Ryan and Marjorie Peterson, both of Abilene, Phyllis Ryan of Longbeach, N.C., and Roberta Poor of San Anselmo, Calif; 15 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.

A private service will be at 2 p.m. Monday in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Abilene. Cremation will precede the service.5

Census Summary

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2000

Census, Residence

Census1910Mildred Elizabeth Bezanson appeared on the census of 1910 in the household of William Thomas Bezanson and Annie Gilgun at Pond Street, Winchester, Massachusetts.4
Census1920Mildred Elizabeth Bezanson appeared on the census of 1920 in the household of Bryan Gilgun and Bridget (?) at 47 Richardson Street, Woburn, Massachusetts.2
Census1930Mildred Elizabeth Bezanson appeared on the census of 1930 at 41 Prescott Street, North Reading, Massachusetts, as a servant in the household of Charles and Grace Marston.6
Census1940Raymond Deaton and Mildred Elizabeth Bezanson appeared on the census of 1940 at 506 Salem Street, Lynnfield, Massachusetts, with Marjorie Deaton, Phyllis Deaton and Robert Deaton.7
Last Edited9 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S7] New England Historic Genealogical Society, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910", Mildred Elizabeth Bezanson; Woburn Birth Register; Year: 1907; Volume: 567; Page: 773.
  2. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; Woburn Ward 1, Middlesex, Massachusetts; Roll: T625_720; Image: 835; ED: 536; Page: 8B; Lines: 68-77.
  3. [S902] U.S. Social Security Administration, "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007", Mildred V. Deaton; Birth: 8 December 1907; Death: 23 March 2000.
  4. [S4] 1910 U.S. Federal Census; Winchester, Middlesex, Massachusetts; FHL Film: 1374619; Roll: T624_606; ED: 1066; Page: 33B; Lines: 81-84.
  5. [S2] Mildred V. Deaton Death Notice, The Salina Journal (Salina, Kansas), 24 March 2000.
  6. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts; FHL Film: 2340662; Roll: 927; Image: 405.0; ED: 0402; Page: 12A; Lines: 47-50.
  7. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Lynnfield, Essex, Massachusetts; Roll: T627_1585; ED: 5-229; Page: 9B; Lines: 43-47.

Anna May Bezanson1

F, #26179, b. 30 August 1911
FatherWilliam Thomas Bezanson2 b. Nov 1882
MotherAnnie Gilgun2 b. c 1886, d. 1917
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Anna May Bezanson was born on 30 August 1911 at Winchester, Massachusetts.1,2

Census Summary

1910
Birth
1911
1920
Census
1920

Census, Residence

Census1920Anna May Bezanson appeared on the census of 1920 in the household of Bryan Gilgun and Bridget (?) at 47 Richardson Street, Woburn, Massachusetts.2
Last Edited9 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S7] New England Historic Genealogical Society, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910", Bezanson, Anna May; Winchester Birth Register; Year: 1911; Volume: 599; Page: 857.
  2. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; Woburn Ward 1, Middlesex, Massachusetts; Roll: T625_720; Image: 835; ED: 536; Page: 8B; Lines: 68-77.

Mary Bezanson1

F, #26180, b. 5 October 1913
FatherWilliam Thomas Bezanson1 b. Nov 1882
MotherAnnie Gilgun1 b. c 1886, d. 1917
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Mary Bezanson was also known as Eleanor Mary Bezanson.2 She was born on 5 October 1913 at Winchester, Massachusetts.2,1

Census Summary

1910
Birth
1913
1920
Census
1920

Census, Residence

Census1920Mary Bezanson appeared on the census of 1920 in the household of Bryan Gilgun and Bridget (?) at 47 Richardson Street, Woburn, Massachusetts.1
Last Edited9 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; Woburn Ward 1, Middlesex, Massachusetts; Roll: T625_720; Image: 835; ED: 536; Page: 8B; Lines: 68-77.
  2. [S7] New England Historic Genealogical Society, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910", Bezanson, Eleanor Mary; Winchester Birth Register; Year: 1913; Volume: 615; Page: 924.