Joseph Bezanson

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Bezanson was born in 1842, in Ship Harbour, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Christopher Bezanson, was 28 and his mother, Emily Melvin, was 24. He married Abigail Ann Eisan on 11 June 1870, in Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada for about 18 years. He died about 1931, at the age of 90.

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Joseph Bezanson
Abigail Ann Eisan
Marriage: 11 June 1870
Laura Bezanson
Enos Parker Bezanson
Laura May Bezanson
Edith Bezanson
Edith Davenport Bezanson
Patrick Edward Bezanson

Sources (16)

  • Joseph Bezanson, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Joseph Bezanson, "Canada, Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"
  • James in entry for Enie Bezanson, "Canada, Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"

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British Columbia joins the confederation.

1909 · First Canadian Flight

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Besançon (see Besancon ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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