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


Powell Bethea 9Son of William Calvin Bethea and Annie Parker

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 Vice

8th  Bethea, William Calvin b. Aug. 16, 1879 at Pine Bluff, AR

1905 photo when Bill was 26 years old.

Married Annie Parker on Nov 26, 1905 and they had nine children.

Doyle Bethea9 , Powell Bethea9, Juanita Bethea Huff9, Allen Bethea9, Christine Bethea Condray9, Lois Bethea Lucas9, W. C. (Buddy) Bethea9, Dolly Ruth Bethea Rivers9, and  Fred Harrison (F.H) Bethea9


Powell Bethea (9th)



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



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