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
8th GENERATION DESCENDANTS
Charlie Council Bethea8
Charlie Council Bethea8 born: 3-6-1879 Monroe Co., Al died: 1961 in Caddo Mills, Tx. Son of Ausborn Watkins Bethea and Margaret Nettles Buried: IOOF Cemetary. Married Rose Elizabeth Bledsoe in 1904 born: 2-29-1880 in Scott Co., Virginia
died: 1938 in Caddo Mills, Tx. Children:
1. Totsie Marguerite Bethea9 born: 8-29-1906 in Caddo Mills, Tx.
died: 11-16-1983 married: Wright Sockwell 10-7-1933
born: 9-24-1905 died: 11-21-1967
2. Conard Redmon Bethea9 born: 1-16-1910 in Caddo Mills, Tx. died: 9-4-1993
married: Helen Mildred Stephenson 3-12-1932 born: 10-11-1913 died:
3. Odell Bethea9born: 8-26-1912 in Caddo Mills, Tx. died: 1974 married: Jack Briscoe Long
born: 1-8-1909 died: 8-6-1987
4. Nellie Marie Bethea9 born: 1-19-1917 in Caddo Mills, Tx died: 5-30-1993 married: Wilsie Givens Moore born: 7-23-1915 died: 1-1-1986
5. Charles Wray Bethea9 born: 11-14-1922 in Caddo Mills, Tx.
died: married: Freida Janette Frazier 6-26-1953
born: 9-2-1935 in Greenville, Tx.
John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2
-> "Sweat Swamp" William Bethea3 ->
|1st||John "English John" Bethea
#66 666 b. about 1684
"Virginia John" Bethea #6 666 b. about 1704 d.
"Sweat Swamp" Bethea #6 66601= #666. b. 1726, d. about
Bethea #66602 b- oct 1759 S.C. m- Mary Council - 2 children. He served as a Lieutenant in Revolutionary War, he's also on
the 1790 census. Brother to "Devil" John Bethea
not much known about this Jesse, born in S.C.
believed to have removed to Wilcox Co. Al with his son Jesse Council,
possibly buried in unmarked grave in Reaves Chapel Cemetery, Wilcox , Al.
Council Bethea #6660221
m- Cynthia Henry (she is rumored to
be related to Patrick Henry) 6 children.
Ausborn Watkins Bethea b.1830 in Monroe
Council Bethea b.
3-6-1879 Monroe Co., Al
d. 1961 in Caddo Mills, Tx. m. Rose Elizabeth Bledsoe in 1904
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