Bethea Family

Genealogy Website

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


Geraldine Bethea Hopper(10)


Geraldine Bethea Hopper10 Daughter of Walter "Bud" William Bethea9
1. Terry Hopper Willoughby
2. Greg Hopper
3. Melinda Cornell


"English" John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2 ->  William Bethea-> "DEVIL" John Bethea4 ->
William Bethea5
     ->Jesse Bethea6  ->  Holden Wade Bethea7  ->
William Wallie Bethea8 ->
Walter "Bud" William Bethea9 -> Geraldine Bethea Hopper10


1st John "English John" Bethea  b. about 1684


2nd John "Virginia John" Bethea . born about 1704 d. 1779


3rd  William "Sweat Swamp" Bethea . b. 1726,  d. about  1784


4th "DEVIL" John Bethea  b.1752 American Revolutionary Patriot


5th William Bethea  b. 5-23-1775 


6th  Jesse Bethea 


7th Holden Wade Bethea


8th William Wallie Bethea b. 2-25-1884

9th Walter "Bud" William Bethea

10th Geraldine Bethea Hopper   m. Cordell Hopper





Significant Places Research Publications A Bethea Story Bethea Family English John Bethea



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