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
Donald L. Hedges9
Donald L. Hedges 9 son of Louisa Jane (Palmer) and Osage Orange Hedges
1) Janet Hedges Sichel
John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2
-> "Sweat Swamp" William Bethea3 ->
"English John" Bethea b. about 1684
"Virginia John" Bethea b. about 1704 d. 1779
"Sweat Swamp" Bethea b. 1726, d. about 1784
Bethea b- oct 1759 S.C. m- Mary Council - 2 children
poss more. He served as a Lieutenant in Revolutionary War, he's also on
the 1790 census. Brother to "Devil" John Bethea.
Washington Bethea m. Margaret Jane Stewart
Louisa Jane (
Palmer) Hedges 8 daughter of
Florence A. (Bethea) Palmer and Zachariah Palmer.
b. 10/12/1875, d. 10/12/1960.
Louisa married Osage Orange Hedges.
Donald L. Hedges 9 son of
Louisa Jane (Palmer) and Osage Orange
Copyright 2010 by T. P. Bethea, Jr., Monroe, Louisiana
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