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
William Henry Bethea 7
William Henry Bethea7, Born 10-18-1889 and died.07-11-1947. Son of James John Bethea and Martha Louisa Roberts. Raised in Taylor County, went to College at Bowling Green State University, was a big farmer in Taylor County, and was the Tax Collector of Taylor county until he died. Married (1) Nettie Graham , (2) (Ruth) Ruby Dekle
1) William Henry Bethea Jr.8
2) Ida Lou Bethea Young8,
3) Margaret Bethea Scott8,
4) Ritch L. Bethea8 born 8/14/23, died 7/30/77, married Dolores Jean Massey
5) Reid Robert Bethea8 born 8/14/23,died 1986,
6) Thomas Dekle Bethea8,
7) Patrcia Bethea Patterson8
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.
Bethea b. 3-17-1790, d.
Harllee Bethea b. 9-2-1815, d. 9-7-1894
m. Catherine Ann Roberts.
b.12-2-1862 d. 12-22-1946 m. Martha Louisa Roberts.
William Henry Bethea
b. 10-18-1889 d.07-11-1947m. Nettie Graham , Ruby Dekle
Copyright 2010 by T. P. Bethea, Jr., Monroe, Louisiana
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