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
Mervin Benson Morris born 12-14-1920. Daughter of Dollie Bethea and Noah Benson. Married Carroll Morris.
Theresa Ann Morris10 b.
John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2
-> "Sweat Swamp" William Bethea3 ->"Devil
John" Bethea 4 -> William
Bethea5 -> Tristram
Pinkney Bethea7 -> Dollie
(Bethea) Benson 8 -> Mervin Benson Morris9
"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
b. 12-14-1920 m.
Copyright 2010 by T. P. Bethea, Jr., Monroe, Louisiana
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