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



Cynthia (Cindy) Joanne Snyder Starling9

b. 9/26/1954




Cynthia (Cindy) Joanne Snyder Starling(9), b. 9/26/1954 Daughter of

Georgie Bethea Murphy

1) Joshua Caleb Prescott10, b. 7/19/74

"English" John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2 ->  "Buckswamp" John Bethea3->
Parker Bethea4 -> John Harllee Bethea5 -> Thomas Harlee Bethea6 -> Henry Wallace Bethea7->
Georgie Bethea Murphy8 -> Cindy Snyder Starling9


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

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


3rd  "Buckswamp" John Bethea settled Buck Swamp abt. 1756

4th Parker Bethea  b. 3-17-1790, d. 12-27-1867 


John Harllee Bethea b. 9-2-1815, d. 9-7-1894 m. Catherine Ann Roberts.

6th Thomas Harllee Bethea, born 9/23/1852 and died in 1945 Newberry,Fl

7th Henry Wallace Bethea, b. 3-15-1903, d 5-30-1984, m. Alma Frances Kirby 7-19-1925

8th Georgie Bethea Murphy, b. 2/8/1935


Cindy Synder Starling, b. 9/26/1954




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



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