Charles P. Besancon

27 July 1909–6 January 1966 (Age 56)
Becket, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Charles P.

When Charles P. Besancon was born on 27 July 1909, in Becket, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, August Eugene Besancon, was 25 and his mother, Charlotte May Suriner, was 19. He lived in Chester, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States in 1930. He died on 6 January 1966, in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Pine Hill Cemetery, Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

August Eugene Besancon
Charlotte May Suriner
Harold Kenneth Besancon Sr.
Irene M. Besancon
Charles P. Besancon
William A. Besancon Sr.
Grace Charlotte Besancon
Bernice Elanor Besancon
Marion Frances Besancon
Fredrick J Besancom Sr.
Beatrice M Besancon

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · The Mann Act

Age 1

This Act makes engaging in transport of any woman for any immoral purpose, prostitution, illegal. Its primary intent was to address prostitution, immorality, and human trafficking, particularly where trafficking was for the purposes of prostitution.

Age 18

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

French (Besançon): habitational name from Besançon in Doubs, which is probably named with a Celtiberian element ves ‘mountain’ + the suffix -unt, with a further Latin suffix -io (genitive -ionis). In folk etymology there has been some association with Old French bison, the (European) bison, which appears in the arms of the city.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Charles P Besancom in household of August Besancom, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles P Besancom in household of August Besancom, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charles P. Besancon, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.