Bethea Family

Genealogy Website

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


Lucille ( Bethea) Hilleman8
 b. 05-08-1892 
d. 01-16-1989
m. Rudolph Martin Hilleman 10-21-1911

"English" John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2 ->  William Bethea-> "Devil" John Bethea4 ->
Cade Bethea5 -> John Washington Bethea6 -> Jesse Cade Bethea7 ->
Lucille ( Bethea) Hilleman8

 Lucille (Bethea) Hilleman8 born 05-08-1892 died 01-16-1989. Daughter of Jesse Cade Bethea and Bessie Clanton. Married 10-21-1911 Rudolph Martin Hilleman (b. 11-10-1890 d. 04-14-1980) buried Vahalla cemetery 

1) James Hilleman9 b. 10-01-1918 m. Jeanne Marie Hellrung (10-06-1945)
2) George Hilleman9 , b. 03-02-1923 m. Marie Eleanor Hayhurst

1st John "English John" Bethea  


2nd John "Virginia John" Bethea


3rd  William "Sweat Swamp" Bethea .


4th "Devil" John Bethea  b.1752
American Revolutionary Patriot

5th Cade Bethea b. 1792 SC d. 9/12/1867

6th John Washington Bethea b. 1821 SC d. 4/6/1874 SC

7th Jesse Cade Bethea b. 07-27-1853 d. 05/11/1898 m. Bessie Clanton

8th Lucille ( Bethea) Hilleman b. 05-08-1892 d. 01-16-1989 m. Rudolph Martin Hilleman 10-21-1911



Significant Places Research Publications A Bethea Story Bethea Family English John Bethea



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