This is a history of the descendents of an Englishman who crossed the Atlantic Ocean from Great Britain to Virginia about 1700. The Bethea family expanded and grew over the last three hundred years.
The Bethea Family in North America
1700 - 2000
b.1951 m. Frances Ann
b.1951 m. Frances Ann Barnard
David Hugh Bethea10
#66602211323 Son of Melton Floyd Bethea
and Leomie Jacobs9. Born in 1951 and married Frances Ann Barnard.
2) Kevin David Bethea11 (b. 1978 - )
3) Christina Joy Bethea11 (b. 1982 - )
John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2
-> "Sweat Swamp" William Bethea3 ->
|1st||John "English John" Bethea
#66 666 b. about 1684
"Virginia John" Bethea #6 666 b. about 1704 d.
"Sweat Swamp" Bethea #6 66601= #666. b. 1726, d. about
Bethea #66602 b- oct 1759 S.C. m- Mary Council - 2 children
poss more. He served as a Lieutenant in Revolutionary War, he's also on
the 1790 census. Brother to Devil John
Bethea #666022 not much known about this Jesse, born in S.C.
believed to have removed to Wilcox Co. Al with his son Jesse Council,
possibly buried in unmarked grave in Reaves Chapel Cemetery, Wilcox , Al.
Council Bethea #6660221 m-
Elizabeth Henry (she is rumored to
be related to Patrick Henry) 6 children.
"Jack" Bethea7 #66602211 b. 1821 m. Martha Jane Peavy (b. 1829
#666022113 b. 11-5-1860 d. 1926 m. 1st Lula Gates (b. 1872 d. 1950) 2nd
Lula Gates Bethea, mother of Melton Floyd Bethea taken about 1930
|Melton Floyd Bethea
#6660221132 b. 1898 d. 1967 m. Leomie Jacobs (b. 1909 d. 1962)
Melton Floyd Bethea and Leomie Louise Bethea and son
|10th||David Hugh Bethea
#66602211323 b. 1951 m. Frances Ann Barnard (b. 1953)
Melton Floyd Bethea and son David Hugh Bethea taken about 1965
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