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


10th Generation in North American


was born on 1932 in Burlington, N.C.

She married TEDDY WILLIAM FARRELL b. 1933  m.1952 in Burlington, N.C.


Teddy William Farrell and Betty Van Lloyd had the following children:


1.  TERRY LYNN FARRELL b. 1953. She married HUNTER SMOAK TROTTER SR b. 1958  m. 1981

2.  SANDRA GAIL FARRELL FARRELL was born on 13 Aug 1955. She married JAMES DAVID SHARPE JR on 20 May 1989 in Greensboro, N.C.. He was born on 04 Feb 1958.








"English" John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2 ->  William Bethea-> "DEVIL" John Bethea4 ->
William Bethea5
   ->Jesse Bethea6  ->  John Colin Bethea7  



1st John "English John" Bethea  b. about 1684


2nd John "Virginia John" Bethea b. about 1704 d. 1779


3rd  William "Sweat Swamp" Bethea  b. 1726,  d. about  1784


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


5th William Bethea  b. 5-23-1775  d. 02/06/1828 Little Rock, Marion S.C.  m. Olivia Pearce b. 11/23/1797  Marion S.C. d. 09/01/1817 Little Rock, Dillion, S.C.


6th  Jesse Bethea  b. 05-22-1807 d. 01-04-1876 m. Christian Bethune

7th John Colin Bethea b. 05-31-1831, Marion District, SC; 
d. 09-15-1902, near Bingham, SC.
m. Drucilla Jackson near Bingham, SC
8th Robert Chesley Bethea8 b. 04-09-1872 - Little Rock, S.C. d.11-21-1931 Marion, S.C.                m. Annie Elizabeth Price
9th ANNIE MAE BETHEA9  -b. 25 Oct 1903 d, 02 Nov 1978. m. LYNN LEE LLOYD


10th BETTY VAN LLOYD10 b. 1932 m. TEDDY WILLIAM FARRELL b. 1933  m.1952 in Burlington, N.C.







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



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