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
William Spinks Bethea(9) born 10-3-1912 and died 8-24-1955. Son of Charles Ellis Bethea and Mary Belle Manning 1-9-1912 . Married Florence Emma Manning (b. 2-17-1916)
Florence Manning . b. 7-17-1939
William Spinks Jr. , b. 8-19-1941, d. 7-31-1964
Charles Albert b. 4-9-1943
James Lawrence Manning , b. 7-20-1948
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
William Ellis Bethea b.
3-29-1862 m(1) Clandia Spinks
Charles Ellis Bethea
b. 3-29-1862, d. 1954 Married
Mary Belle Manning
William Spinks Bethea born
10-3-1912 and died 8-24-1955. Married Florence Emma Manning (b.
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