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Welcome to the official website of Besner families 

Our ancestors
Jean Bézanaire
Marie-Anne Gruzelin

Mariage act of our first ancestors in New France February 18, 1760 in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue. 


Emblem of the Association including the spelling of the surname in 1752 and the most widespread in 2018.

Protection of personal information

The President is responsible for the protection of personal information, including that of members. His contact details can be found in the CONTACTS section of the site.

The Late Hector Besner

1933 - 2008

Founder of the Coteau-du-lac Historical Society, spiritual father of the Besner Family Association and creator of the 1st Besner website containing a genealogy database.

In the news...

Most recent news  - PAB !

AFB's Prêt-à-Boire bulletins are now available free of charge by downloading in the members' section. PABs from 2001 to today!