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 in North American
James MacSherry Wells , Jr.9 Son of Ida Bethea Willis Wells and James M Wells. Born. 04-03-49, Jr of Beaufort NC (9th) (wife Sharon) Children :
1) Catherine McLeod Wells b. 08-12-80 (10th)2) James MacSherry Wells b. 04-26-84 (10th)
"English John" Bethea1 -> "Virginia
John" Bethea2 "Buckswamp"
John Bethea3-> Philip Bethea4
"English John" Bethea b. about 1684
"Virginia John" Bethea b. about 1704 d. 1779
John Bethea settled Buck Swamp abt. 1756
b. April 25,1781 d. Nov. 22, 1875 m. Rachel Cochrane
James Robert Bethea b. Aug. 23, 1809 d.
Sep. 24, 1878
m. Mary Catherine McLeon
Bethea, David McLeod b
4-2-1853, Dillon, SC; Married 1878; d. 5-30-1920 in Albuquerque, NM. Buried
Alma Bethea Willis b. 01-9-1891 in Dillon SC; (Married Robert Allen
Willis of Greenwood FL); d. 6-20-1976 Marianna FL
Bethea Willis Wells Patterson b 9-05-22 M: James M Wells (d)
James MacSherry Wells , Jr.b. 04-03-49
Copyright 2010 by T. P. Bethea, Jr., Monroe, Louisiana
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