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 America
James Robert Whatley
Bethea born May 14, 1937
Son of James Elam Bethea
married to Beverly Jane Smith and has three children :
1) James Robert Whatley Bethea, Jr.(10th) has two children Kristy and Ashlie and
is divorced from their Mother and remarried
2) Rholie Lynn Bethea (10th) has 2 children Scott and Tyle and is divorced from their Father
3) Michael Shane Bethea (10th) has one child Breana Star and is divorced from her Mother
John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2
Swamp" John Bethea3 ->
"English John" Bethea
b. about 1684
died sometime after 1750. Married the Widow lady Upton
"Virginia John" Bethea b. about 1704 d. 1779
married Sarah Darby Bishop
Swamp" John Bethea
b. abt. 1740 d. 7-12-1821 m. Absala Parker
|4th||Philip Bethea b. April 25,1781 d. Nov.
22, 1875 m. Rachel Cochrane settled Cat Fish Place (near Latta), SC
Cochrane Bethea K2265 b. 2-28-1807 d. 4-5-1886 m. Martha Ann Walter
b. 12,1831 d. 12-05-1913
Summit, Miss. m. Mary Legette 1852
James Elisha Bethea b.
7-19-1872 Married Clarmon Elam.
James Elam Bethea
James Robert Whatley Bethea
born May 14, 1937
married to Beverly Jane Smith
Copyright 2010 by T. P. Bethea, Jr., Monroe, Louisiana
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