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 America
Christopher Wayne Owens (10)
John Bethea1 -> Tristram Bethea2 ->
Bethea3 -> John
"English John" Bethea b. about 1684 in England. Sailed
to America about 1700
about 1713 in Herford (Gates County) N.C)
Married Ann Goodman About 1735 Died 1779.
Bethea b. March 1,
1744 in North Carolina
married Jerusa Brown about 1770
Bethea b. Dec. 10, 1770 in Cumberland County N.C. Died Mar. 8,
1881 in Cumberland County, N.C
Married Elizabeth Atkins 11-14-1799.
Bethea Morrison b. Sept. 28,
1808 in N.C died in Tishomingo County, Miss. Married "Archie"
Archibald Morrision about Dec. 30 1831 in
Cumberland County, N.C
Jane (Morrison) Blunt m. Francis Marion Blunt
Altie Elizabeth (Blunt) McRae b. 25 Sep 1879 Tishomingo, Tishomingo County,
d. 23 Feb 1965, Tishomingo, Tishomingo, MS m. John Thomas McRae 18 Dec 1900
Elsie Mae (McRae) Mohundro b. 3 May 1913 Tishomingo, Tishomingo County, MS d. 16 Dec 1999
Memphis, Shelby County, TN m. Raymond Smith Mohundro 27 Apr 1946
Hernando, Desoto County, MS
Lana Kaye (Mohundro) Owens b. 7 Oct 1948 Memphis,
Shelby County, TN m. Richard Myar Owens 26 Oct 1980 Memphis, Shelby
Christopher Wayne Owens b. 3 Feb 1969 Memphis, Shelby County, TN