Bethea Family Genealogy

______________1700 - 200

7th Generation in North America
William Ellis Bethea

b. 3-29-1862

William Ellis Bethea(7) b. 3-29-1862 Son of Elisha Cochrane Bethea Jr. and Sallie Ellis m(1) Clandia Spinks

Charles Ellis Bethea (8) b. 10-13-1886
Robert Fuller Bethea (8)
William Dallas Bethea(8)  b. 11-20-1890
Florence Claudia (Floy) (8)


Far right--Augusta "Aunt Gus" Bethea (1869-1957) who was helping take care of the children after their mother's death.
Far left standing is William Dallas Bethea, Sr. (1890-1970)
next to him standing in chair beside her father is Florence Claudia "Floy" Bethea (1892-1953)
Sitting in chair is William Ellis Bethea (1862-1927)
With arm on his father's shoulder is Charles Ellis Bethea (1886-1954)
Sitting in front of Charles is Robert Fuller Bethea, Sr. (1888-1970)




m(2) Jessie Crawford 5-17-1896 b. 4-12-1868 , d. 12-13-1940
Philip Walter Bethea (8) b. 8-12-1901
Catherine Bethea (8) b. 4-3-1904
Francis Hunter Bethea (8) b. 12-20-1907. d. 1910


"English" John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2 ->  "Buck Swamp" John Bethea->
"Catfish" Philip Bethea4 -> Elisha Bethea5 -> Elisha Bethea Jr.6 -> William Ellis Bethea7




1st John "English John" Bethea  b. about 1684 died sometime after 1750. Married the Widow lady Upton

2nd John "Virginia John" Bethea   b. about 1704 d. 1779 married Sarah Darby Bishop


"Buck 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 

5th  Elisha Cochrane Bethea K2265 b. 2-28-1807 d. 4-5-1886 m. Martha Ann Walter


Elisha Cochrane Bethea Jr.

7th William Ellis Bethea b. 3-29-1862  m(1) Clandia Spinks

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