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
Dolly Ruth Bethea Rivers9
married Earl H. Rivers
Dolly Ruth Bethea Rivers9Daughter of William Calvin Bethea and Annie Parker
Married Earl H. Rivers.
Earlene Rivers Jones 10
Bob Rivers 10
"English John" Bethea b. about 1684
"Virginia John" Bethea
b. about 1704 d. 1779
"Sweat Swamp" Bethea
b. 1726, d. about 1784
John "Devil John" (b. Oct. 1752) m. Mary Henegan (4th)
William (b. 7-23-1775) m. Olivia Pearce , Sarah Hargrove (5th)
Tristram (b. Dec. 3 , 1802) m. Nancy McLaurin, Sarah Todd (6th)
William Calvin b. Aug. 16, 1879 at Pine Bluff, AR
1905 photo when Bill was 26 years old.
MarriedAnnie Parker on Nov 26, 1905 and they had nine children.
Doyle Bethea9 , Powell
Bethea9, Juanita Bethea Huff9,
Christine Bethea Condray9, Lois Bethea Lucas9,
W. C. (Buddy) Bethea9, Dolly Ruth Bethea Rivers9,
and Fred Harrison (F.H) Bethea9
RIVERS, Dolly Ruth (Bethea) m. Rivers now in Greenville, S.C.
Copyright 2010 by T. P.
Bethea, Jr., Monroe, Louisiana
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