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. Born in TN. d. 1-28-1885 Keokuk Co. IA buried at Bedwell Cemetery , Rose Hill , IA)
m. Margaret Jane Steward (b. 3-10-1829 d. 1-1-1908
John Washington Bethea6 Son of Philip BetheaWilliam Wallace Bethea
John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2
-> "Sweat Swamp" William Bethea3 ->
"English John" Bethea b. about 1684
"Virginia John" Bethea b. about 1704 d. 1779
"Sweat Swamp" Bethea b. 1726, d. about 1784
Bethea 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.
(b. Born in TN. d. 1-28-1885
Keokuk Co. IA buried at Bedwell Cemetery , Rose Hill , IA) m.
Margaret Jane Steward (b. 3-10-1829 d. 1-1-1908
buried at Abels Cemetery near Hedrick, IA)
Copyright 2010 by T. P. Bethea, Jr., Monroe, Louisiana
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