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
Philip Walter Bethea Son of Elisha Cochrane Bethea and Martha Ann Walter
b. 11-5-1828 d. 5-23-1915 m. Anna Margaret Smith
2) Ashbury L. Bethea
3) Elizabeth Bethea
4) Nannie Wannamaker Bethea married Josiah Williams in the 1890s
Mary Lillian Bethea b.
5-12-1878 at Mallory, South Carolina and
died 1-13-1975. She married George Robert Williams on 12-3-1896
6) George C. Bethea
7) Picket Philip Bethea b.5-21-1867 d. 4-29-1943 m. Mattie Lee Rogers
See the Rembert Genealogical Database
dated 7 FEB 2000's for more info on this downline.
John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2
Swamp" John Bethea3 ->
"English John" Bethea b. about 1684
died sometime after 1750. Married the Widow lady Upton
"Virginia John" Bethea b. about 1704 d. 1779
married Sarah Darby Bishop
Swamp" John Bethea
b. abt. 1740 d. 7-12-1821 m. Absala Parker
|4th||Philip Bethea b. April 25,1781 d. Nov.
22, 1875 m. Rachel Cochrane settled Cat Fish Place (near Latta), SC
Cochrane Bethea K2265 b. 2-28-1807 d. 4-5-1886 m. Martha Ann Walter
Philip Walter Bethea b.
11-5-1828 d. 5-23-1915 m. Anna Margaret Smith
Copyright 2010 by T. P. Bethea, Jr., Monroe, Louisiana
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