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


William Wallie Bethea(8)

b. 2-25-1884


William Wallie Bethea(8) b. 2-25-1884, Son of Holden Wade Bethea  and  Alice Rogers

Walter "Bud" William Bethea(9)
Ruth Bethea(9)
Mamie Bethea(9)
Orilla Bethea Whittaker(9)



"English" John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2 ->  William Bethea-> "DEVIL" John Bethea4 ->
William Bethea5
     ->Jesse Bethea6  ->  Holden Wade Bethea7  ->
William Wallie Bethea8


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


2nd John "Virginia John" Bethea . born 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 


6th  Jesse Bethea 


7th Holden Wade Bethea


8th William Wallie Bethea b.. 2-25-1884 b. 2-25-1884, Son of Holden Wade Bethea  and Alice Rogers





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



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