Bethea Family Genealogy

______________1700 - 2000's's________________

10th Generation in North American


Martha Jo (Davis) Simkins10
b. 10-28-1938,Orlando,FL
m. Paul Frederick Simkins


Martha Jo (Davis) Simkins10 She is the daughter of Ruby Mae Bethea and Robert Nicholas Davis9. Born 10-28-1938 in Orlando, FL. Married Paul Frederick Simkins (son of John Simkins and Mary Winchester), 05-10-1958 in McCoy Air Force Base Chapel. He was born 04-24-1940 in Atlantic City, NJ. Their children are as follows:

1) Natalie Kay Simkins11, b. 12-09-1958;m. 
2) Paul F. Simkins11, b. 02-17-1961, Orlando, Orange County, FL
3) David Gregory Simkins11, b. 07-18-1963

"English" John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2 ->  William Bethea-> "DEVIL" John Bethea4 ->
William Bethea5
   ->Jesse Bethea6  ->  John Colin Bethea7  -> 
Evander Edward Philip Bethea 8 ->
Ruby Mae ( Bethea) Davis9 -> Martha Jo Davis Simkins10


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


2nd John "Virginia John" Bethea b. 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  b. 05-22-1807 d. 01-04-1876 m. Christian Bethune

7th John Colin Bethea b. 05-31-1831, Marion District, SC; 
d. 09-15-1902, near Bingham, SC.
m. Drucilla Jackson near Bingham, SC


8th Evander Edward Philip Bethea 8 b. 12-26-1868, Dillon County, SC; 
d. 02-07-1926, Stillmore, Emanuel County, GA.
m. Mary Murry

9th Ruby Mae ( Bethea) Davis9, b. 02-15-1905, Nunez, Emanuel County, GA
d. 08-15-1978, Orlando, Orange County, FL
m. Robert Nicholas Davis 04-24-1921

10th Martha Jo (Davis) Simkins10 b. 10-28-1938,Orlando,FL
m. Paul Frederick Simkins

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