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
James Earle Benson
James Earle Benson b. 2-5-1922 (twin) Son of Dollie Bethea and Noah Benson.
James Earle Jr.10 b. 7-1-1947
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
John "Devil John" (b. Oct. 1752) m. Mary Henegan (4th)
William (b. 7-23-1775) m. Olivia Pearce , Sarah Hargrove
Tristram (b. Dec. 3 , 1802) m. Nancy McLaurin, Sarah Todd (6th)
TRISTRAM PINKNEY BETHEA (b. 1836- d. 1917) m. Rebecca Vise
Dollie Bethea Benson
married Noah Benson. 5 children: Annie Myrle Benson (Blann)9,
Arvil Thomas Benson9, Beatrice Benson (Johnson)9,
Earle Benson9, Mervin Benson9
Benson b. 2-5-1922 (twin)
Copyright 2010 by T. P.
Bethea, Jr., Monroe, Louisiana
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