Category Archives: History

Albert Peter Bezona Family Notes from Joy Ann Richards Peterson

Joy Ann Richards Peterson has shared some Bezona family history.  Joy’s great grandfather, Albert Peter Bezona, is the child described in the Civil War article from 1862.  That article may be found on this web page here.  Joy also included … Continue reading

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Story of Civil War Skirmish with Rebels

This is the story of GEORGE ALBERT BEZONA (Bezoni) and JOHN HENRY BEZONA (Bezoni) who were involved in a Civil War skirmish in 1862. This story is especially meaningful to me, Jeannie Ann Bezona Nix, because it is part of the … Continue reading

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A Final Hello from David Henry Bezona in Italy

This will be my last letter/email from Italy.  I spent the day with Eugenio Bisoglio from Serralunga di Crea and said goodbye to a really nice man and his wife.  In our drive there, the skies were quite clear and … Continue reading

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Notes and Corrections from David Henry Bezona

This is David again. It is Friday, July 8, and somehow, I feel a bit let down after finding the results submitted earlier. I want to correct a few errors I made.  The historical church in Lu of which the … Continue reading

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Flash from David Henry Bezona: JBB Ancestry Found!!

Well, I’m back again after a three-hour trip by car to and back from Casale to Lu with Manuella Meni, the diocese historian for the Diocese of Monferrato. I’ll tell you the outstanding results in just a few more minutes. … Continue reading

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David Henry Bezona on JBB’s family and language

Hello Bezona, Bezoni and Bisoglio World! Well, I’ve been in Casale/Monferrato for a little over a week and although I’ve written a little over 23 pages in my daily diary, I don’t feel I’ve made very much progress in finding … Continue reading

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News from David Henry Bezona in Italy

When last I heard from David Henry Bezona, he had graciously postponed packing for  his trip to Italy to review and edit genealogical information for this web page.  Today David phoned from Casale Monferrato, Italy where he is researching Church parish … Continue reading

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History of the Bezona Family

A History of the Bezona Family has been added to this web page under the History link above. It is in four parts as follows: Part I – Family Surname Mystery Solved Part II – History of John Baptist BEZONA (BEZONI) Part … Continue reading

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