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


6th Generation in North American

b. 1821 SC 
d. 4/6/1874 SC

m. Jeanette Bethea

JOHN W. BETHEA6 Son of Cade Bethea and Kittie Bethea. Born 1821 in SC and died  4/6/1874 in SC. Married JEANETTE BETHEA. Their children are as follows:

1) JESSE CADE BETHEA7, b. 7/27/1853 SC d. 5/11/1898 SC
2) ALONZO DANIEL BETHEA7, b. 9/7/1856 SC d. 4/5/1931 SC
3) FESTUS BETHEA7, b. 2/17/1858 SC d. 12/5/1895 SC
4) LAURIN BETHEA7, b. 2/16/1860 SC d. 9/1/1915 SC
5) JOHN HENRY BETHEA7, b. 6/14/1866 SC d.
6) WILLIAM MARVIN BETHEA7, b. 8/2/1868 SC d. 6/8/1901 SC
7) ROBERTA JANE BETHEA7, b. 4/13/1855 SC d. 5/25/1907
8) MARY ELLEN BETHEA7, b. 4/2/1862 SC d. 12/22/1887 SC

"English" John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2 ->  William Bethea-> "Devil" John Bethea4 ->
Cade Bethea5 -> John Washington Bethea6 

1st John "English John" Bethea  


2nd John "Virginia John" Bethea


3rd  William "Sweat Swamp" Bethea .


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

5th Cade Bethea b. 1792 SC d. 9/12/1867

6th John W. Bethea b. 1821 SC d. 4/6/1874 SC



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



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