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

5th Generation in North American

John Bethea 5 
b. 10-20-1787 m. Hannah Walker

John Bethea 5 Son of "Devil" John Bethea and Mary Hennegan b. 10-20-1787 m. Hannah Walker.

1) William Walker Bethea b. 12-25-1813 d. 9-15-1889 m. Mary Bethea 
2) Sophia Bethea (6) b. 9-9-1815 , d. 1-15-1884, m. Robert H. Platt
3) Alfred Walker Bethea (6) b.11-12-1816 d. 2-18-1865 m. Florence Jane Bethea
4) Mary Ann Bethea (6) b. 8-28-1818 d. 11-1-1888 m. Levi Bethea
5) Charlotte Ann Bethea(6)  b. 3-27-1820 d. 1-24-1848 m. John McKay
6) David Walker Bethea(6)  b. 10-27-1821 d. 8-4-1899 m. S.J. Manning
7) Sara Bethea (6) b. 5-6-1823 d. 7-23-1854 M. Zachariah Fullmore
8) Hannah Bethea (6) b. 10-2-1824 d. 10-21824 m. Alex H. Fullmore
9) John Brown Bethea (6) b. 7-21-1827 d. 4-21-1863 m. Elizabeth Ann Bethea

"English" John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2 ->  "Sweat Swamp" William Bethea->
"Devil John" Bethea 4
-> John Bethea5  


1st English John Bethea b. 1684


2nd John Bethea (Virginia John) 


3rd William Bethea (Sweatswamp) b. 1725


4th Devil John Bethea b. 1752 d. 1812 m. Mary Hennegan b. 1756


5th John Bethea b. 10-20-1787 m. Hannah Walker




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



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