Margaret Roller1

F, #26384, b. circa 1906, d. 1979
Father*J. Vance Roller1
Mother*Bertha (?)1 b. c 1891


Afton Fenton Bezanson b. 1 Apr 1907, d. 16 Feb 2000
     Margaret Roller was born circa 1906 at Pennsylvania.1 She married Afton Fenton Bezanson.1 Margaret Roller appeared on the census of 1940 at 31 High Street, Marblehead, Massachusetts, in the household of Bertha (?) with Katherine Roller and Afton Fenton Bezanson.1 Margaret Roller died in 1979.2 She was buried in Mount Royal Cemetery, Glenshaw, Pennsylvania.2

Census Summary

Last Edited7 Feb 2020


  1. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts; Roll: T627_1585; ED: 5-240; Page: 9B; Lines: 72-75.
  2. [S836] Various Contributors, "Find A Grave", Margaret P. (Roller) Bezanson; Mount Royal Cemetery, Glenshaw, Pennsylvania; Memorial Number: 147857008.

Raphael Bezanson1

M, #26388, b. circa 1888, d. 18 March 1905
I have not discovered Raphael's connection to the known Bezanson lineage.
     Raphael Bezanson was born circa 1888.1 He died on 18 March 1905 at Wentworth, Ontario.1 Raphael Bezanson was shot by a hunting companion who thought his rifle was unloaded.1,2
Last Edited5 Apr 2016


  1. [S794] Archives of Ontario, "Ontario, Canada, Deaths and Deaths Overseas, 1869-1948", Bezanson, Raphael; Wentworth; Year: 1905; Image: 30.
  2. [S19] News article, The Essex Free Press (Essex, Ontario), 31 March 1905, p. 3.

Richard Bezanson1

M, #26393, b. circa 1955, d. 16 August 2021
Father*Gerald Norman Bezanson1 b. 28 Mar 1931, d. 11 Jul 2010
Mother*Jean DeEll1


Margaret (?)
Relationship5th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Richard Bezanson was born circa 1955.2 He married Margaret (?).1 Richard Bezanson died on 16 August 2021 at Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville, Nova Scotia.2

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 18 August 2021:
Richard Gerald "Rick" Bezanson

Age 66 of South Berwick, passed away on Monday, August 16, 2021 in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Kentville, he was a son of Jean (DeEll) Bezanson and the late Gerald Bezanson.

Rick reached his 50-year milestone as a truck driver this year, and will be very missed by his trucking friends and family dearly.

Rick is survived by his son, David (Shelley Ogden); loving companion, Bernadette Strong; sisters, Tami (Fred) Goucher and Sue (Gordon) Huestis; stepchildren, Rachel, Jeff, Mark and Matt, and their children; step grandchildren, Grace and Bridgett; as well as many friends and extended family.

There will be no visitation. Due to COVID-19, a private invitation only funeral service will be held. A video webcast of the service will be available at 11 a.m. on Friday, August 20th. Interment will take place in Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill.2
Last Edited24 Aug 2021


  1. [S2] Gerald Norman Bezanson Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 14 July 2010.
  2. [S2] Richard Gerald "Rick" Bezanson Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 18 August 2021.

Beryl F. Briggs1

F, #26400


Walter Everett Bezanson b. 19 Jun 1912, d. 5 Feb 2011
     Beryl F. Briggs was also known as Bett Briggs.2 She married Walter Everett Bezanson on 15 June 1940 at Ashburnham, Massachusetts. He was 27.1,2
Last Edited30 Mar 2016


  1. [S898] "Marriages", Fitchburg Sentinel (Fitchburg, Massachusetts), 29 January 1941.
  2. [S2] Walter Everett Bezanson Death Notice, The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts), 27 February 2011.