Carl Richard Bezanson1,2

M, #26901, b. 12 November 1918, d. 27 April 1981
FatherCharles Harris Bezanson2 b. 28 Sep 1877, d. 9 Oct 1922
MotherZola Simmons2 b. Jun 1894, d. 3 May 1991

Family

Kate Louise Muir b. 4 Feb 1920, d. 27 Oct 2002
Children
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Carl Richard Bezanson was born on 12 November 1918 at Houston, Texas.3,4,2 He married Kate Louise Muir on 1 June 1940 at Iron County, Utah. He was 21. She was 20.5 Carl Richard Bezanson died on 27 April 1981 at age 62.1 He was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Beaver, Utah.1

Census Summary

1910
Birth
1918
1920
1930
Census
1930
1940
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1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
Death
1981

Census, Residence

Census1930Carl Richard Bezanson appeared on the census of 1930 in the household of Alfred Dillon and Zola Simmons.2
Census1940Carl Richard Bezanson appeared on the census of 1940 in the household of Alfred Dillon and Zola Simmons at Mill Creek, Arkansas.6
Last Edited23 Feb 2015

Citations

  1. [S836] Various Contributors, "Find A Grave", Carl Richard Bezanson, Mountain View Cemetery, Beaver, Utah; Memorial Number: 40926.
  2. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Mill Creek, Madison, Arkansas; FHL Film: 2339817; Roll: 82; Image: 422.0; ED: 0018; Page: 1B; Lines: 89-95.
  3. [S623] Texas Department of State Health Services, "Texas, Birth Index, 1903–1997", Bezanson (no given name); Date: 12 November 1918.
  4. [S594] FamilySearch, Texas Birth Certificates 1903-1935, Bezanson, Carl Richard; 12 November 1918; Film: 004516045; Image: 268; an amendment to original record.
  5. [S579] BYU Idaho, "Western States Marriage Index", Bezanson, Carl Richard; Muir, Kate Louise; Date: 1 June 1940; Certificate: 1569; ID#: 526534.
  6. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Mill Creek, Madison, Arkansas; Roll: T627_153; ED: 44-13; Page: 8A; Lines: 37-40; Page: 8B; Lines: 41-43.

Kate Louise Muir1

F, #26904, b. 4 February 1920, d. 27 October 2002

Family

Carl Richard Bezanson b. 12 Nov 1918, d. 27 Apr 1981
Children
     Kate Louise Muir was born on 4 February 1920.2,1 She married Carl Richard Bezanson on 1 June 1940 at Iron County, Utah. She was 20. He was 21.1 Kate Louise Muir died on 27 October 2002 at age 82.2
Last Edited23 Feb 2015

Citations

  1. [S579] BYU Idaho, "Western States Marriage Index", Bezanson, Carl Richard; Muir, Kate Louise; Date: 1 June 1940; Certificate: 1569; ID#: 526534.
  2. [S836] Various Contributors, "Find A Grave", Kate Louise Muir Bezanson, Mountain View Cemetery, Beaver, Utah; Memorial Number: 95914779.
  3. [S836] Various Contributors, "Find A Grave", Carl Richard Bezanson, Mountain View Cemetery, Beaver, Utah; Memorial Number: 40926.

Clyde Bezanson 3rd1

M, #26905, b. circa 1933
FatherClyde E. Bezanson Jr.1 b. 31 Mar 1899, d. 15 Aug 1950

Family

Melvina Marie Brashears b. 9 Jan 1935, d. 26 Apr 2017
Relationship5th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Clyde Bezanson 3rd was born circa 1933 at Louisiana.1 He married Melvina Marie Brashears on 16 May 1954 at Warren County, Mississippi. She was 19.2,3

Census Summary

1930
Birth
1933
1940
Census
1940

Census, Residence

Census1940Clyde Bezanson 3rd appeared on the census of 1940 in the household of Clyde E. Bezanson and Bertha M. Palmer at 3455 Ford Street, Shreveport, Louisiana.1
Last Edited28 Apr 2017

Citations

  1. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana; Roll: T627_1388; ED: 9-77; Page: 7B; Lines: 50-53.
  2. [S680] Melvina "Mellie" Bezanson Death Notice, Hayhurst Funeral Home (Broken Arrow, Oklahoma).
  3. [S623] Texas Department of State Health Services, "Texas, Birth Index, 1903–1997", Bezanson, Pamela Renee; Date: 22 December 1957.

Audrey F. Patrick1,2

F, #26906, b. 1 July 1921, d. 27 September 1999

Family

James Eugene Bezanson b. 5 Mar 1917, d. 18 Jun 1974
     Audrey F. Patrick was born on 1 July 1921 at Combs, Arkansas.3,2 She married James Eugene Bezanson on 16 December 1937 at Madison County, Arkansas. She was 16. He was 20.1,2 Audrey F. Patrick died on 27 September 1999 at age 78.2 She was buried in Wenatachee City Cemetery, Wenatachee, Washington.4

     Obituary from The Wenatachee World (Wenatachee, Washington), 29 September 1999:
Audrey F. Bezanson, 78, a longtime Wenatchee resident, died Monday, Sept. 27, 1999 at her home in Wenatchee.

She was born on July 1, 1921 at Combs, AR to Samuel and Clara (Gardner) Patrick.

She married James E. Bezanson on Dec. 16, 1937 in Huntsville, AR. In June of 1941, the family moved to Azwell. She worked here in the orchards in the spring and as an apple sorter in the fall. In the spring of 1957, they came to Wenatchee. Here, Mrs. Bezanson worked in a bakery and later worked for several years as a sales clerk with McBride's clothing store.

Following her husband's death in 1974, she moved to Goldendale for a time to be near her daughter and family. She returned to Wenatchee in September of 1978 where she has resided ever since.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Sue and Harland Schuller of Goldendale; her two granddaughters, Sandra Gunkel of Goldendale and Judith Weber of Colton and her six great-grandchildren, Jenny, Brad and Katelyn Gunkel and Ryan, Nicholas and Kimberlee Weber.

She was preceded in death by her parents, by her husband, James E. (1974) and by her two brothers.

Graveside funeral services will be held for Mrs. Bezanson on Friday, Oct. 1, 1999 at 10 a.m. at the Wenatchee City Cemetery with Pastor Tim Wilbur officiating.3

Census Summary

1920
Birth
1921
1930
1940
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1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
Death
1999

Census, Residence

Census1940James Eugene Bezanson and Audrey F. Patrick appeared on the census of 1940 at Mill Creek, Arkansas, with Evelyn Sue Bezanson.5
Last Edited14 Apr 2016

Citations

  1. [S615] Unknown compiler, "India, Select Marriages, 1792-1948", Bezanson, Eugene; Patrick, Audrey; Date: 16 December 1937.
  2. [S836] Various Contributors, "Find A Grave", James E. Bezanson, Wenatachee City Cemetery, Wenatachee, Washington; Memorial Number: 59139252.
  3. [S2] Audrey F. Bezanson Death Notice, Wenatchee World (Wenatchee , Washington), 29 September 1999.
  4. [S836] Various Contributors, "Find A Grave", Audrey F. Bezanson, Wenatachee City Cemetery, Wenatachee, Washington; Memorial Number: 59139253.
  5. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Mill Creek, Madison, Arkansas; Roll: T627_153; ED: 44-13; Page: 3A; Lines: 19-21.

Melvina Marie Brashears1

F, #26907, b. 9 January 1935, d. 26 April 2017

Family

Clyde Bezanson 3rd b. c 1933
Melvina Brashears
     Melvina Marie Brashears was born on 9 January 1935 at Childress, Texas.2 She married Clyde Bezanson 3rd on 16 May 1954 at Warren County, Mississippi. She was 19.2,1 Melvina Marie Brashears died on 26 April 2017 at age 82.2

     Obituary, 28 April 2017:
Melvina "Mellie" Bezanson passed away on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at the age of 82.

Mellie was born on January 9, 1935 in Childress, Texas to Robert Sanford and Lillie Marie (Isom) Brashears. Mellie graduated from Midland High School and went on to attend Texas Women’s University. Mellie worked for multiple law firms as a legal secretary.

On May 16, 1954 Mellie married Clyde Eugene Bezanson in Warren County, Mississippi. Their union was blessed with three children. Mellie was a wonderful wife and devoted mother. She adored her family and loved spending time with them.

In her free time Mellie enjoyed bowling, shopping, jazzercise, playing with her bridge club, and watching HGTV and Hallmark movies. One of her most special gifts was helping people. She was an avid blood donor and volunteer for the Oklahoma Blood Institute. Mellie was a great baker and best known for her scrumptious pumpkin bread. Mellie was a member of the First Christian Church, Jenks.

Mellie is survived by,
Daughter, Pamela Pugh, Jenks, OK
Sons, Mike Bezanson and wife Kay, Jenks, OK
Bart Bezanson and wife March, Anapolis, MD
Grandchildren, Becky and Joey, Krisi and Seth, Cody and Sanam, Tiffany and Steven, Lauren
9 Great Grandchildren

Mellie was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister Barbara and brother Leland.

Services honoring the life of will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 6, 2017 at First Christian Church, Jenks, OK.2
Last Edited29 Apr 2017

Citations

  1. [S623] Texas Department of State Health Services, "Texas, Birth Index, 1903–1997", Bezanson, Pamela Renee; Date: 22 December 1957.
  2. [S680] Melvina "Mellie" Bezanson Death Notice, Hayhurst Funeral Home (Broken Arrow, Oklahoma).

Allie M. (?)1

F, #26910, b. circa 1876

Family 1

Child
  • Lula M. Ramsey1 b. c 1890

Family 2

Howard Gordon Bezanson b. c 1881, d. 9 Apr 1938
     Allie M. (?) was born circa 1876 at Ohio.1 She married Howard Gordon Bezanson before 9 May 1910.1

Census Summary

1870
Birth
1876
1880
1890
1900
1910
Census
1910
1920
Census
1920

Census, Residence

Census1910Howard Gordon Bezanson and Allie M. (?) appeared on the census of 1910 at Mill Creek, Kansas, with Lula M. Ramsey and Harold F. Ramsey.1
Census1920Howard Gordon Bezanson and Allie M. (?) appeared on the census of 1920 at 708 Cherry Street, Kansas City, Missouri.2
Last Edited31 Mar 2016

Citations

  1. [S4] 1910 U.S. Federal Census; Mill Creek, Bourbon, Kansas; FHL Film: 1374445; Roll: T624_432; ED: 0052; Page: 6B; Lines: 74-77.
  2. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; Kansas City Ward 5, Jackson, Missouri; Roll: T625_925; Image: 466; ED: 89; Page: 6B; Lines: 54-55.

Nell E. Blosser1

F, #26913, b. 1885, d. 1957

Family 1

Walter Elmer Tousley b. 16 Jun 1884, d. 16 Aug 1916

Family 2

Howard Gordon Bezanson b. c 1881, d. 9 Apr 1938
     Nell E. Blosser was born in 1885.2 She married Walter Elmer Tousley on 8 July 1915 at Kansas City, Missouri. He was 31.3 Nell E. Blosser became a widow upon the death of her husband Walter Elmer Tousley on 16 August 1916.4 Nell E. Blosser married Howard Gordon Bezanson on 6 April 1926 at Jackson County, Missouri.5 Nell E. Blosser became a widow upon the death of her husband Howard Gordon Bezanson on 9 April 1938 at Proviso Township, Illinois.6 Nell E. Blosser died in 1957.2 She was buried in Wichita Park Cemetery and Mausoleum, Sedgewick County, Kansas.2

Census Summary

1880
Birth
1885
1890
1900
1910
1920
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1920
1930
1940
Census
1940
1950
Death
1957

Census, Residence

Census1920Nell E. Blosser appeared on the census of 1920 at Lincoln Street, Topeka, Kansas, as a widow under her married name Nell E. Towsley [sic] in the household of her parents George and Clara Blosser.7
Census1940Nell E. Blosser appeared on the census of 1940 at 710 West Central Avenue, Wichita, Kansas, a widow, the head of household with her daughter Juanita Shehi and two of Juanita's children.8
Last Edited31 Mar 2016

Citations

  1. [S841] Missouri State Archives, "Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002", Nell E. Blosser; Walter Elmer Tousley; 6 April 1926.
  2. [S836] Various Contributors, "Find A Grave", Bezanson, Nellie E., Wichita Park Cemetery and Mausoleum; Memorial Number: 44557954.
  3. [S841] Missouri State Archives, "Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002", Nell E. Blosser; Walter Elmer Tousley; 8 July 1915.
  4. [S836] Various Contributors, "Find A Grave", Walter E. Tousley, Topeka Cemetery, Topeka, Kansas; Memorial Number: 126870989.
  5. [S841] Missouri State Archives, "Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002", H. G. Bezanson; Nell E. Tousley; 6 April 1926.
  6. [S575] Ancestry.com, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947", Bezanson, Howard Gordon; Date: 9 April 1938.
  7. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; Topeka Ward 3, Shawnee, Kansas; Roll: T625_551; Image: 526; ED: 168; Page: 4B; Lines: 96-100.
  8. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas; Roll: T627_1271; ED: 107-30; Page: 6A; Lines: 18-21.

Richard Lloyd Bezanson1

M, #26914, b. 2 March 1942, d. 25 September 1967
FatherCarl Richard Bezanson2 b. 12 Nov 1918, d. 27 Apr 1981
MotherKate Louise Muir2 b. 4 Feb 1920, d. 27 Oct 2002

Family

Mary (?)
Relationship5th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Richard Lloyd Bezanson was born on 2 March 1942.3,1 He married Mary (?).4 Richard Lloyd Bezanson died on 25 September 1967 at Goose Creek, South Carolina, at age 25.4,3,1
Last Edited26 Apr 2016

Citations

  1. [S836] Various Contributors, "Find A Grave", Richard Lloyd Bezanson, Mountain View Cemetery, Beaver, Utah; Memorial Number: 40927.
  2. [S836] Various Contributors, "Find A Grave", Carl Richard Bezanson, Mountain View Cemetery, Beaver, Utah; Memorial Number: 40926.
  3. [S3] Social Security Administration, Social Security Death Index, Richard Bezanson, Born: 2 March 1942; Died: Sep 1967.
  4. [S19] News article "Navy Man Found Dead", The Index-Journal (Greenwood, South Carolina), 28 September 1967.

Charles H. Bezanson1

M, #26915, b. 24 May 1944, d. 17 August 2014
FatherCarl Richard Bezanson1 b. 12 Nov 1918, d. 27 Apr 1981
MotherKate Louise Muir1 b. 4 Feb 1920, d. 27 Oct 2002

Family

Jacqueline P. Pearson b. 2 Feb 1946, d. 5 May 1986
Child
Relationship5th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
Charles H. "Chuck" Bezanson
     Charles H. Bezanson was born on 24 May 1944 at Alameda County, California.2 He married Jacqueline P. Pearson on 6 November 1965 at Imperial County, California. He was 21. She was 19.3 Charles H. Bezanson died on 17 August 2014 at age 70.4

     Obituary from The Daily Independent (Ridgecrest, California), 27 August 2014:
Charles (Chuck) Bezanson passed away on August 17, 2014. Chuck was born on May 24, 1944 in Auburn, California. He grew up in Beaver, Utah and graduated from Beaver High School.

Chuck served 20 years in the US Navy and is a Veteran of the Vietnam War.

He served on the USS Bennington during the War. In San Diego, Chuck was responsible for training several classes of new recruits. He was proud of the success of these young men as they began their military careers.

Chuck began a second career in 1986 at China Lake Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division.

For most of his career, he was at Salt Wells. He worked as an explosive test operator and a chemical engineering technician.

Chuck was the lead tech on the Thermobaric Hellfire Warhead upgrade.

He was proud that the work he did would save American military lives.

Chuck is survived by his widow, Carol Brown-Bezanson, his daughters Loretta Hart, Marilyn Bezanson, Sally Willard and Pamela Soard, his sisters Corrine Fletcher, Marilyn Webster, Lori Laird, Wendy McClosky, and Lisa Bezanson, his brothers Wayne Bezanson, and Carl Bezanson. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Patricia Bezanson, his son Caleb Bezanson, and his step-son Derek Brown. Chuck has 13 grandchildren, 2 great granddaughters, and numerous nieces and nephews who will all miss him greatly.

Chuck and Carol spent many years square dancing and round dancing in Ridgecrest. He also thoroughly enjoyed traveling in the RV, especially with friends. Over the years, Chuck traveled to Scotland, Alaska, the Caribbean, Germany, Italy, Tahiti, and the Scandinavian countries.

Chuck loved to be with long time friends, especially "The Birthday Group". He also loved being with his family. Many special days were spent with his brother in law, Frank Kalan.

After retirement in 2007, Chuck and Carol spent much of the year at the condo at Lake Tahoe.

A lot of time was happily spent hiking and kayaking on the Lake.

Chuck enjoyed saluting the sunset with a good beer. He also enjoyed the many visits of friends and family.

In 2013, Chuck and Carol moved from Ridgecrest to Carlsbad for health reasons.

He loved walking along the beach with the dogs.

Chuck has requested a US Navy Burial at Sea. He will meet the ship in San Diego. There will be private Celebrations of Life for Chuck in Carlsbad, Ridgecrest and at Lake Tahoe.4
Last Edited16 Apr 2016

Citations

  1. [S836] Various Contributors, "Find A Grave", Carl Richard Bezanson, Mountain View Cemetery, Beaver, Utah; Memorial Number: 40926.
  2. [S417] State of California Department of Health Services, "California Birth Index, 1905-1995", Bezanson, Charles Harris; 24 May 1944.
  3. [S551] State of California Department of Health Services, "California Marriage Index, 1960-1985", Bezanson, Charles H; Pearson, Jacqueli P; 6 November 1965.
  4. [S2] Charles (Chuck) Bezanson Death Notice, The Daily Independent (Ridgecrest, California), 27 August 2014.
  5. [S2] Caleb Allen Bezanson Death Notice, Daily Independent (Ridgecrest, California), 22 May 2009.