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
Generation in North
Willard Bryan Bethea9
From left to right Bryan, Jessie Belle, Wilson, and James
Willard Bryan Bethea9Son of James Wilson Bethea and Jessie Belle Ellison. Born 1953 married (1) Rodna K. Williams 02-02-1974 - 01-19-1981 . Their children and grandchildren are :
Mosely10, b. 8/25/74 m. Donald Mosely (10th)
Meagan Mosely11 , b. 12/30/99 (11th)
Harley Mosely11 , b. 08/23/01 2000's (11th)
Bethea10, b. 5/15/76 (10th)
3) William Bradley Bethea10, b. 5/23/78 (10th)
Second marriage to Kit Schmid Bethea
4) Sabrina Aleish Bethea10, b.6/4/82 (10th)
This is a picture of all my girls in 1994. Kristy, Sabrina, Brandi and Kit in the back
This is a picture of my wife (Kit) and I at the Buckswamp Cemetary on our recent visit to Latta SC.
Brad married Arica Hunt from Cross City Florida on Saturday March20, 2004
With father Willard Bryan Bethea and grandfather James Wilson Bethea
John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2
-> "Buckswamp" John Bethea3->
"English John" Bethea
b. about 1684
"Virginia John" Bethea b.
about 1704 d. 1779
John Bethea settled Buck Swamp abt. 1756
Bethea b. 3-17-1790,
Harllee Bethea b. 9-2-1815,
d. 9-7-1894 m. Catherine Ann Roberts.
b.12-2-1862 d. ? Married Martha Louisa Roberts.
Bryan Bethea b.1911, d..1968
and married Melba Jackson
Wilson Bethea b. 1932 married
Jessie Belle Ellison
1953 m. Kit Schmid Bethea
Copyright 2010 by T. P. Bethea, Jr., Monroe, Louisiana
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