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
WILLIAM CALVIN (BILL) BETHEA8
(b. 1879- d. 1955)
From near Pine Bluff, Arkansas
1905 photo when Bill was 26 years old.
CALVIN (BILL) BETHEA8
was the son of Tristram
Pinkney and Rebecca Vise Bethea7. Uncle
Bill Bethea was born on August
16, 1879 at Pine Bluff, AR, the Son of Tristram
Pinkney & Rebecca Vise Bethea, who later settled at Woodbury,
County, AR. He was one of twins, but his twin brother (James
Alvin Bethea8) only lived three years and died in 1879.
in the military. He married to Annie Parker on Nov 26, 1905 and died
Aug 26, 1955. They had nine children as follows:
Doyle Bethea9 ,
Juanita Bethea Huff9,
Christine Bethea Condray9,
Lois Bethea Lucas9,
W. C. (Buddy) Bethea9,
Dolly Ruth Bethea Rivers9,
Fred Harrison (F.H) Bethea9
|1st||John "English John" Bethea
b. about 1684
|2nd||John "Virginia John" Bethea b. about 1704 d. 1779
William "Sweat Swamp" Bethea b. 1726, d. about 1784
|4th|| Bethea, John "Devil John" (b. Oct.
1752) m. Mary Henegan (4th)
|5th||Bethea, William (b.
7-23-1775) m. Olivia Pearce , Sarah Hargrove (5th)
Bethea, Tristram (b. Dec. 3 ,
1802) m. Nancy McLaurin, Sarah Todd (6th)
TRISTRAM PINKNEY BETHEA (b. 1836- d.
1917) m. Rebecca Vice
William Calvin b. Aug.
16, 1879 at Pine Bluff, AR m. Annie Parker on Nov 26, 1905 and they had
RIVERS, Dolly Ruth (Bethea) m. Rivers now in Greenville, S.C.
Copyright 2010 by T. P. Bethea, Jr.,
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