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
Sophia Bethea Smith6 born 5-20-1837 and died 12-24-1906.
Daughter of Levi Bethea and Mary Ann Bethea. Married William Henry Smith.
Their children are:
Oscar Smith b. 1-27-1858 d. 4-19-1901
John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2
-> "Buckswamp" John Bethea3 ->
"English John" Bethea b. about 1684
"Virginia John" Bethea
b. about 1704 d. 1779
John Bethea settled Buck Swamp abt.
1756 Died 8-12-1821
8-18-1769 (1) marriage to Miss Crawford
(2) marriage to Mary (Polly) Shackleford
b. 10-1808 d. 1-4-1852 m. (1) Mary Ann Bethea (2) Mary Shackleford
Bethea b. 5-20-1837, d.12-24-1906 m. William Henry
Copyright 2010 by T. P. Bethea, Jr., Monroe, Louisiana
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