Gertrude Bezanson1

F, #26181, b. circa 1916
Father*William Thomas Bezanson1 b. Nov 1882
Mother*Annie Gilgun1 b. c 1886, d. 9 May 1917
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Gertrude Bezanson was born circa 1916 at Massachusetts.1

Census Summary

1910
Birth
1916
1920
Census
1920
1930
Census
1930

Census, Residence

Census1920Gertrude Bezanson appeared on the census of 1920 at 47 Richardson Street, Woburn, Massachusetts, in the household of Bryan Gilgun and Bridget (?) with Michael J. Gilgun, Elizabeth Gilgun, Mary S. Gilgun, Mildred Elizabeth Bezanson, Anna May Bezanson, Mary Bezanson and Margaret Bezanson.1
Census1930Gertrude Bezanson appeared on the census of 1930 at 51 Richardson Street, Woburn, Massachusetts, in the household of Bryan Gilgun and Bridget (?) with Margaret Bezanson.2
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. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Dummerston, Windham, Vermont; FHL Film: 2342166; Roll: 2432; Image: 802.0; ED: 0009; Page: 6A; Lines: 42-50.

Margaret Bezanson1

F, #26182, b. 19 April 1917
Father*William Thomas Bezanson1 b. Nov 1882
Mother*Annie Gilgun1 b. c 1886, d. 9 May 1917
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Margaret Bezanson was born on 19 April 1917 at Massachusetts.2,1

Census Summary

1910
Birth
1917
1920
Census
1920
1930
Census
1930

Census, Residence

Census1920Margaret Bezanson appeared on the census of 1920 at 47 Richardson Street, Woburn, Massachusetts, in the household of Bryan Gilgun and Bridget (?) with Michael J. Gilgun, Elizabeth Gilgun, Mary S. Gilgun, Mildred Elizabeth Bezanson, Anna May Bezanson, Mary Bezanson and Gertrude Bezanson.1
Census1930Margaret Bezanson appeared on the census of 1930 at 51 Richardson Street, Woburn, Massachusetts, in the household of Bryan Gilgun and Bridget (?) with Gertrude Bezanson.3
Last Edited10 Sep 2022

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. [S954] FamilySearch, Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920, Margaret Bezanson, twin of Rita [Marietta] Bezanson; Birth Date: 19 April 1917; Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; Father: William; Mother: Annie Gilgun.
  3. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Dummerston, Windham, Vermont; FHL Film: 2342166; Roll: 2432; Image: 802.0; ED: 0009; Page: 6A; Lines: 42-50.

William Bernard Bezanson1,2

M, #26183, b. 15 October 1909, d. 3 February 1915
Father*William Thomas Bezanson2 b. Nov 1882
Mother*Annie Gilgun2 b. c 1886, d. 9 May 1917
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     William Bernard Bezanson was born on 15 October 1909 at Woburn, Massachusetts.1,2 He appeared on the census of 1910 at Pond Street, Winchester, Massachusetts, in the household of William Thomas Bezanson and Annie Gilgun with Mildred Elizabeth Bezanson.2 William Bernard Bezanson died on 3 February 1915 at Winchester, Massachusetts, at age 5.3 He was buried on 4 February 1915 in Calvary Cemetery, Winchester, Massachusetts.3

Census Summary

1900
Birth
1909
1910
Census
1910
Death
1915
Last Edited23 Feb 2016

Citations

  1. [S7] New England Historic Genealogical Society, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910", Bezanson, William Bernard; Woburn Birth Register; Year: 1909; Volume: 583; Page: 761.
  2. [S4] 1910 U.S. Federal Census; Winchester, Middlesex, Massachusetts; FHL Film: 1374619; Roll: T624_606; ED: 1066; Page: 33B; Lines: 81-84.
  3. [S7] New England Historic Genealogical Society, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910", Bezanson, William B; Volume: 1915/89; Page: 91.

Naomi Ann Taylor1

F, #26184, b. 19 February 1865
Father*Ebenezer Taylor1 b. c 1837, d. 1892
Mother*Deborah Bezanson1 b. c 1831, d. 1866
Relationship2nd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Naomi Ann Taylor was born on 19 February 1865.1
Last Edited9 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 42.

Deborah Taylor1

F, #26185, b. 9 December 1866
Father*Ebenezer Taylor1 b. c 1837, d. 1892
Mother*Deborah Bezanson1 b. c 1831, d. 1866
Relationship2nd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Deborah Taylor was born on 9 December 1866.1
Last Edited9 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 42.

Edward Francis Bezanson1,2

M, #26187, b. 9 March 1923, d. 2 November 1992
Father*William Thomas Bezanson2 b. Nov 1882
Mother*Lula Hazel Copeland2 b. c 1900

Family 1

Rosella Mae Carpenter b. 6 Apr 1925, d. 17 Sep 2003
Children

Family 2

Norma Marie Leonard b. c 1939, d. 30 Mar 2001

Family 3

Jean Hepworth b. 30 Jul 1940, d. 29 Apr 2018
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
Edward Francis Bezanson
Image credit: Connie Bezanson
     Edward Francis Bezanson was born on 9 March 1923 at New Hampshire.3,2 He married Rosella Mae Carpenter on 3 April 1944 at Hinsdale, New Hampshire. He was 21. She was 18.1 Edward Francis Bezanson and Rosella Mae Carpenter were divorced before 29 October 1958.4,5 Edward Francis Bezanson married Norma Marie Leonard.6 Edward Francis Bezanson married Jean Hepworth.7 Edward Francis Bezanson died on 2 November 1992 at age 69.8 He was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Canterbury, New Hampshire.3

     Obituary from The Brattleboro Reformer (Brattleboro, Vermont), 17 December 1992:
Edward F. Bezanson

CANTERBURY, N.H. - A funeral was held Nov. 5 at Canterbury Community Church for Edward F. Bezanson Sr., 69, who died Nov. 2. Burial followed in Maple Grove Cemetery.

The bearers were Mr. Bezanson's sons, Edward, Chester, Ronald and Michael Bezanson, as well as Dean Tilton and Jim Eaton. The flag draping the casket was presented to Mr. Bezanson's widow.

Mr. Bezanson was born in Winchester and lived in Canterbury for 30 years, moving here from Brattleboro, Vt. He worked both for Agway Feed Co. and Weeks Dairy Co. He owned and managed the former Wrecker Service of Concord for 10 years, retiring in 1988.

A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Canterbury Community Church, and the Brattleboro posts of Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion. He served as a volunteer for the fire and police departments in Brattleboro, and was a member of the New Hampshire Towing Association and the National Rifle Association.

Surviving are his wife, Jean (Hepworth) Bezanson; four sons, Edward F. Bezanson Jr. of Franklin, Chester Bezanson of East Andover, Ronald Bezanson of Brattleboro and Michael Bezanson of Canterbury; four daughters, Darlene Clark of Newfane, Vt., Ellie Bezanson of Canterbury, Cheryl Perkins of Northfield and Barbie Tilton of Canterbury; 27 grandchildren; 10 greatgrandchildren; a brother, John Bezanson of Oregon; four sisters, Nellie Eaton of California, Ada Thomas of Florida, Eva Buskirk of South Carolina and Barbara Blackwood of Sanbomton; niece and nephews.

He was predeceased by two sons, James and John.

The Wendell J. Butt Funeral Home, Penacook, was in charge of arrangements.7

Census Summary

1920
Birth
1923
1930
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1930
1940
Census
1940
1950
Census
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
Death
1992

Census, Residence

Census1930Edward Francis Bezanson appeared on the census of 1930 at Dummerston, Vermont, in the household of William Thomas Bezanson and Lula Hazel Copeland with John William Bezanson, Nellie May Bezanson, Aida Catherine Bezanson, Eva Janet Bezanson and John Copeland.2
Census1940John William Bezanson and Edward Francis Bezanson appeared on the census of 1940 at 9 Spring Street, Brattleboro, Vermont, in the household of Levi D. Boyd.9
Residence1944-1957He and Rosella Mae Carpenter lived from 1944 to 1957 in the Brattleboro, Vermont area.10,11
Census1950Edward Francis Bezanson and Rosella Mae Carpenter appeared on the census of 1950 at Northfield Road, Hinsdale, New Hampshire, with Darlene Gladys Graves, Edward F. Bezanson Jr., Chester Ernest Bezanson and James William Bezanson.12
Last Edited25 Oct 2022

Citations

  1. [S832] New Hampshire Bureau of Vital Records, "New Hampshire, Marriage Records Index, 1637-1947", Bezanson, Edward Francis; Carpenter, Rosella Mae; Date: 3 April 1944.
  2. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Dummerston, Windham, Vermont; FHL Film: 2342166; Roll: 2432; Image: 802.0; ED: 0009; Page: 6A; Lines: 42-50.
  3. [S836] Various Contributors, "Find A Grave", Edward Francis Bezanson Sr.; Birth: 9 March 1923; Death: 2 November 1992; Maple Grove Cemetery, Canterbury, New Hampshire, USA; Memorial Number: 190144916.
  4. [S811] Vermont State Archives and Records Administration, "Vermont Birth Records, 1909-2008", Bezanson, Michael Bradford; Date: 29 October 1958.
  5. [S813] Vermont State Archives and Records Administration, "Vermont Marriage Records, 1909-2008", Bezanson, Rosella; Tuthill, Bernard; Date: 23 January 1965.
  6. [S811] Vermont State Archives and Records Administration, "Vermont Birth Records, 1909-2008", Cheryl Lee Mary Bezanson; Birth Certificate; 10 February 1960.
  7. [S2] Edward F. Bezanson Death Notice, The Brattleboro Reformer (Brattleboro, Vermont), 17 December 1992, p. 20.
  8. [S3] Social Security Administration, Social Security Death Index, Bezanson, Edward F; Issue State: Massachusetts; Issue Date: Before 1951.
  9. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Brattleboro, Windham, Vermont; Roll: T627_4239; ED: 13-5; Page: 2A; Lines: 12-16.
  10. [S667] Ancestry.com, "U.S. City Directories", Manning's 1944 Brattleboro, Vermont and Hinsdale, New Hampshire Directory, p. 24.
  11. [S667] Ancestry.com, "U.S. City Directories", Manning's 1957 Brattleboro, Vermont and Hinsdale, New Hampshire Directory, p. 26.
  12. [S4] 1950 U.S. Federal Census; Hinsdale, Cheshire, New Hampshire; Roll: 5572; ED: 3-8; Sheet: 8, 9.
  13. [S811] Vermont State Archives and Records Administration, "Vermont Birth Records, 1909-2008", Bezanson, James William; Date: 16 April 1946.
  14. [S811] Vermont State Archives and Records Administration, "Vermont Birth Records, 1909-2008", Bezanson, Ronald Lee; Date: 16 April 1946.
  15. [S2] Ronald L. Bezanson Death Notice, Brattleboro Reformer (Brattleboro, Vermont), 14 October 2010.
  16. [S747] Vermont State Archives and Records Administration and Vermont Department of Health, "Vermont Death Records, 1909-2008", Bezanson, John Thomas; Date: 10 March 1949.

Aida Catherine Bezanson1,2

F, #26188, b. 16 January 1925
Father*William Thomas Bezanson2 b. Nov 1882
Mother*Lula Hazel Copeland2 b. c 1900
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Aida Catherine Bezanson was born on 16 January 1925 at Putney, Vermont.1,2 She appeared on the census of 1930 at Dummerston, Vermont, in the household of William Thomas Bezanson and Lula Hazel Copeland with John William Bezanson, Nellie May Bezanson, Edward Francis Bezanson, Eva Janet Bezanson and John Copeland.2

Census Summary

1920
Birth
1925
1930
Census
1930
Last Edited10 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S811] Vermont State Archives and Records Administration, "Vermont Birth Records, 1909-2008", Bezanson, Aida Catherine; Date: 29 May 1928.
  2. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Dummerston, Windham, Vermont; FHL Film: 2342166; Roll: 2432; Image: 802.0; ED: 0009; Page: 6A; Lines: 42-50.

Eva Janet Bezanson1,2

F, #26189, b. 10 September 1926
Father*William Thomas Bezanson2 b. Nov 1882
Mother*Lula Hazel Copeland2 b. c 1900

Family

Thomas Allston Corkery
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Eva Janet Bezanson was born on 10 September 1926 at Putney, Vermont.1,2 She appeared on the census of 1930 at Dummerston, Vermont, in the household of William Thomas Bezanson and Lula Hazel Copeland with John William Bezanson, Nellie May Bezanson, Edward Francis Bezanson, Aida Catherine Bezanson and John Copeland.2 Eva Janet Bezanson married Thomas Allston Corkery on 4 November 1945 at Somerville, Massachusetts. She was 19.3

Census Summary

1920
Birth
1926
1930
Census
1930
Last Edited4 Mar 2015

Citations

  1. [S811] Vermont State Archives and Records Administration, "Vermont Birth Records, 1909-2008", Bezanson, Eva Janet; Date: 10 September 1926.
  2. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Dummerston, Windham, Vermont; FHL Film: 2342166; Roll: 2432; Image: 802.0; ED: 0009; Page: 6A; Lines: 42-50.
  3. [S840] Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts, "Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988", Bezanson, Janet; Corkery, Thomas Allston; Georgetown Marriage Register; Date: 4 November 1945.

Barbara Isobel Bezanson1,2

F, #26190, b. 29 May 1928
Father*William Thomas Bezanson2 b. Nov 1882
Mother*Lula Hazel Copeland2 b. c 1900
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Barbara Isobel Bezanson was born on 29 May 1928 at Putney, Vermont.1,2
Last Edited10 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S811] Vermont State Archives and Records Administration, "Vermont Birth Records, 1909-2008", Bezanson, Barbara Isobel; Date: 29 May 1928.
  2. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Dummerston, Windham, Vermont; FHL Film: 2342166; Roll: 2432; Image: 802.0; ED: 0009; Page: 6A; Lines: 42-50.

Georgianna Mae Taylor1

F, #26192, b. circa 1922
Father*Joseph Taylor1
Mother*Dorothy Laroe1

Family 1

John William Bezanson b. 18 Dec 1919, d. 8 Dec 1996

Family 2

Byron Grover
     Georgianna Mae Taylor was born circa 1922 at Brattleboro, Vermont.1 She married John William Bezanson on 10 October 1941 at Brattleboro, Vermont. He was 21.1 Georgianna Mae Taylor and John William Bezanson were divorced before 4 July 1948 when John married Byron Grover.2 Georgianna Mae Taylor married Byron Grover on 4 July 1948 at Brattleboro, Vermont.3
Last Edited12 Mar 2015

Citations

  1. [S813] Vermont State Archives and Records Administration, "Vermont Marriage Records, 1909-2008", Taylor, Georgianna Mae; Bezanson, John William; Date: 10 October 1941.
  2. [S813] Vermont State Archives and Records Administration, "Vermont Marriage Records, 1909-2008", Bezanson, Georgianna Mae; Grover, Byron; Date: 4 July 1948, where Georgianna Mae is described as divorced.
  3. [S813] Vermont State Archives and Records Administration, "Vermont Marriage Records, 1909-2008", Bezanson, Georgianna Mae; Grover, Byron; Date: 4 July 1948.

Rosella Mae Carpenter1

F, #26196, b. 6 April 1925, d. 17 September 2003
Father*John Carpenter1
Mother*Gladys Smith1

Family 1

Clyde Raymond Graves

Family 2

Edward Francis Bezanson b. 9 Mar 1923, d. 2 Nov 1992
Children

Family 3

Bernard Tuthill

Family 4

Charles E. Davis
     Rosella Mae Carpenter was born on 6 April 1925 at Vermont.2,1 She married Clyde Raymond Graves on 6 April 1940 at Brattleboro, Vermont. She was 15.3 Rosella Mae Carpenter and Clyde Raymond Graves were divorced before 3 April 1944 when Rosella married Edward Bezanson.1 She married Edward Francis Bezanson on 3 April 1944 at Hinsdale, New Hampshire. She was 18. He was 21.1 Rosella Mae Carpenter and Edward Francis Bezanson were divorced before 29 October 1958.4,5 Rosella Mae Carpenter married Bernard Tuthill on 23 January 1965 at Brattleboro, Vermont. She was 39.5 Rosella Mae Carpenter married Charles E. Davis on 18 April 1971 at Brattleboro, Vermont. She was 46.2 Rosella Mae Carpenter died on 17 September 2003 at New Hampshire at age 78.6

     Obituary from The Brattleboro Reformer (Brattleboro, Vermont), 20 September 2003:
Rosella Davis

FRANKLIN, N.H. - Rosella "Rose" Mae (Carpenter) Bezanson Davis, 78, of 76 West Bow St. in Franklin died at her home on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2003, following a sudden illness.

She was born in Brattleboro, Vt., on April 6, 1925, the daughter of John Haskell Carpenter Sr. and Gladys May (Smith) Carpenter. While in Vermont she pursued a nursing career at the Brattleboro Retreat. She lived in the Tilton-Franklin areas for many years. She was a homemaker.

Mrs. Davis had a great passion for family, friends and those in need and was a longtime active member of Alcoholics Anonymous.

She was predeceased by her first husband, Edward Bezanson Sr; two sons, John Bezanson and James Bezanson; and a brother, John Carpenter, all of Brattleboro.

She is survived by three sons, Edward Bezanson Jr. of Northfield, Chester Bezanson of Andover, and Ronald Bezanson of Franklin; a daughter, Darlene Clark of Townshend; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two brothers, Chester Carpenter of Brattleboro and Robert Carpenter of Putney, Vt; and nieces and nephews.7

Census Summary

1920
Birth
1925
1930
1940
1950
Census
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
2000
Death
2003

Census, Residence

Residence1944-1957Rosella Mae Carpenter and Edward Francis Bezanson lived from 1944 to 1957 in the Brattleboro, Vermont area.8,9
Census1950Edward Francis Bezanson and Rosella Mae Carpenter appeared on the census of 1950 at Northfield Road, Hinsdale, New Hampshire, with Darlene Gladys Graves, Edward F. Bezanson Jr., Chester Ernest Bezanson and James William Bezanson.10
Last Edited25 Oct 2022

Citations

  1. [S832] New Hampshire Bureau of Vital Records, "New Hampshire, Marriage Records Index, 1637-1947", Bezanson, Edward Francis; Carpenter, Rosella Mae; Date: 3 April 1944.
  2. [S813] Vermont State Archives and Records Administration, "Vermont Marriage Records, 1909-2008", Bezanson, Rosella; Davis, Charles E; Date: 18 April 1971.
  3. [S813] Vermont State Archives and Records Administration, "Vermont Marriage Records, 1909-2008", Carpenter, Rosella May; Graves, Clyde Raymond; Date: 6 April 1940.
  4. [S811] Vermont State Archives and Records Administration, "Vermont Birth Records, 1909-2008", Bezanson, Michael Bradford; Date: 29 October 1958.
  5. [S813] Vermont State Archives and Records Administration, "Vermont Marriage Records, 1909-2008", Bezanson, Rosella; Tuthill, Bernard; Date: 23 January 1965.
  6. [S3] Social Security Administration, Social Security Death Index, Davis, Rosella M; Issue State: Vermont; Issue Date: Before 1951.
  7. [S2] Rosella Davis Death Notice, The Brattleboro Reformer (Brattleboro, Vermont), 20 September 2003, p. 16.
  8. [S667] Ancestry.com, "U.S. City Directories", Manning's 1944 Brattleboro, Vermont and Hinsdale, New Hampshire Directory, p. 24.
  9. [S667] Ancestry.com, "U.S. City Directories", Manning's 1957 Brattleboro, Vermont and Hinsdale, New Hampshire Directory, p. 26.
  10. [S4] 1950 U.S. Federal Census; Hinsdale, Cheshire, New Hampshire; Roll: 5572; ED: 3-8; Sheet: 8, 9.
  11. [S811] Vermont State Archives and Records Administration, "Vermont Birth Records, 1909-2008", Bezanson, James William; Date: 16 April 1946.
  12. [S811] Vermont State Archives and Records Administration, "Vermont Birth Records, 1909-2008", Bezanson, Ronald Lee; Date: 16 April 1946.
  13. [S2] Ronald L. Bezanson Death Notice, Brattleboro Reformer (Brattleboro, Vermont), 14 October 2010.
  14. [S747] Vermont State Archives and Records Administration and Vermont Department of Health, "Vermont Death Records, 1909-2008", Bezanson, John Thomas; Date: 10 March 1949.