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 DESCENDANTS

 Bryan Bethea 9

b. Sept. 22-1895
d. Jan. 14, 1968

m.   Anna Stovall 



Bryan Bethea9 son of Charles Henry Bethea8  married  Anna Stovall.

1) Lola Nadine Bethea b. April 1, 1921 d. Nov. 7, 1993  m. Kenneth (John) R. Beasley.

2) William (Bill) Bryan Bethea, Jr.  b. Sept. 1, 1925 d. m. Eloise Coston.

3) Pauline (Polly) Elizabeth Bethea b. Nov. 30, 1928 d. Aug. 30, 2004 m. Carrol King.




"English" John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2 ->  "Sweat Swamp" William Bethea->"Devil John" Bethea 4 -> William Bethea5 -> Tristram Bethea 6 -> Tristram Pinkney Bethea7 -> Charles Henry Bethea8 -> Bryan Bethea9


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

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

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


TRISTRAM PINKNEY BETHEA (b. 1836- d. 1917) m. Rebecca Vise




Charles Henry Bethea8 b. Sept. 30, 1867 d. April 13, 1897 at age 30. Charles Bethea was married to Georgia A. Robinson. Their children were: Carl Bethea9, Fred Henry Bethea9, William Jenning Bryan Bethea9, Blanche Bethea9

9th Bryan Bethea son of Charles Henry Bethea8  married  Anna

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



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