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

9th Generation DESCENDANT

Arline Bethea Vickers9


Arline Bethea Vickers9,
Daughter of ALBERT HENRY BETHEA and Ruby Lee (George) Bethea

1) Linda Vickers Zolliecoffer




John "English John" Bethea  b. about 1684


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


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


Bethea, John  "Devil John" (b. Oct. 1752) m. Mary Henegan (4th)  

Bethea, William  (b. 7-23-1775) m. Olivia Pearce , Sarah Hargrove  (5th)

Bethea, Tristram (b. Dec. 3 , 1802) m. Nancy McLaurin, Sarah Todd (6th)

Dixon Pierce Bethea .b. 1843 He married Nancy Elizabeth (Plair) 


ALBERT HENRY BETHEA, b. June 9, 1891, d. 1943. Married to Ruby Lee (George) Bethea b. 1900 d. Sept. 9, 1965.



Map of Tristram Bethea6's branch movement west starting in Marion Coutry, SC. By  the time of the US Census of 1850, they were living in Meriwether County, GA. Tristram's sons Tristram Pinkney7 and Dixon Pierce Bethea7 continued west to Arkansas. 


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



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