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 DESCENDANT
Helen Bethea 9
|Helen Bethea9, Daughter of ALBERT HENRY BETHEA and Ruby Lee (George) Bethea|
John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2
-> "Sweat Swamp" William Bethea3 ->"Devil
John" Bethea 4
-> Dixon Pierce Bethea7 -> Albert Henry
"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)
Dixon Pierce Bethea .b. 1843 He married Nancy Elizabeth (Plair)
ALBERT HENRY BETHEA, b. June 9, 1891, d.
1943. Married to Ruby Lee (George) Bethea b. 1900 d. Sept. 9, 1965.
THE WESTWARD MOVE
Map of Tristram Bethea6's branch movement west starting in Marion Coutry, SC. By the time of the US Census of 1850, they were living in Meriwether County, GA. Tristram's sons Tristram Pinkney7 and Dixon Pierce Bethea7 continued west to Arkansas.
Copyright 2010 by T. P.
Bethea, Jr., Monroe, Louisiana
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