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
Louisa Jane (Palmer) Hedges8
Louisa Jane (Palmer)
Hedges 8 daughter of
Florence A. (Bethea) Palmer and Zachariah Palmer.
b. 10/12/1875, d. 10/12/1960.
Louisa married Osage Orange Hedges.
Buried in Abels Cemetery at the Hedges/Palmer family gravesite.
They produced six children:
1) Rella Fern Hedges
2) Walter Raleigh Hedges
3) Harry Palmer Hedges
4) Florence Hedges
5) Alleen Hedges
6) Donald L Hedges
John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2
-> "Sweat Swamp" William Bethea3 ->
"English John" Bethea b. about 1684
"Virginia John" Bethea b. about 1704 d. 1779
"Sweat Swamp" Bethea b. 1726, d. about 1784
Bethea b- oct 1759 S.C. m- Mary Council - 2 children
poss more. He served as a Lieutenant in Revolutionary War, he's also on
the 1790 census. Brother to "Devil" John Bethea.
Washington Bethea m. Margaret Jane Stewart
Florence A. (Bethea) Palmer b. 3-31-1852 in IA. She married Zachariah Palmer
Louisa Jane (
Palmer) Hedges b. 10/12/1875, d. 10/12/1960.
m. Osage Orange Hedges.
Copyright 2010 by T. P. Bethea, Jr., Monroe, Louisiana
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