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

9th Generation DESCENDANTS

Irene Bethea Simpson


Irene Simpson Trosy Simpson

Irene Bethea Simpson Daughter of Albert Samuel Bethea and Armanda Elizabeth Ellis(8)

1) Sandra McWhorter(10th)
2) Patsy Salinas(10th)

"English" John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2 ->  "Sweat Swamp" William Bethea3  -> "Devil John" Bethea 4 -> William Bethea5 -> Tristram Bethea 6 -> Tristram Pinkney Bethea7 ->
Albert Samuel Bethea8 ->
Irene Bethea9 



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


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


3rd  William "Sweat Swamp" Bethea  b. 1726,  d. about  1784


4th Bethea, John  "Devil John" (b. Oct. 1752) m. Mary Henegan (4th)  

5th Bethea, William  (b. 7-23-1775) m. Olivia Pearce , Sarah Hargrove  (5th)

6th Bethea, Tristram (b. Dec. 3 , 1802) m. Nancy McLaurin, Sarah Todd (6th)


TRISTRAM PINKNEY BETHEA (b. 1836- d. 1917) m. Rebecca Vise



ALBERT SAMUEL BETHEA8 (b. August 28, 1884 - d. Sept. 9, 1951) Married to Armanda Elizabeth Ellis and they had several children including Willard Bethea9, Gordie Lee Bethea 9 , Ivy Bethea9, Rebecca Bethea9, T.P. Bethea9, Wilson Bethea9, Monroe Bethea9 
, and Olga Bethea Ellis9

9th Irene Bethea9 

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



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