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

10th Generation in North America

David Laurin Raspilair 
b. 3-30-1961 in Huntsville, Al. 

m. Mary Ann  Kincufski 3-26-1988  

m. Launa Tackett 5-22-1999


David Laurin Raspilair Son of Emily Ann "Bickie" (Bickerstaff) and Howard Marcel Raspilair b. 3-30-1961 in Huntsville, Al. m. Mary Ann  Kincufski 3-26-1988  , m. Launa Tackett 5-22-1999

1) Joseph Howard "Joey" Raspilair 1-28-1989


"English" John Bethea1 -> Tristram Bethea2 -> William Bethea3 -> John Bethea4 ->
Jerusa ( Bethea) Morrison->Margaret Janes (Morrison) Blunt6 ->
Mary Jerusha (Blunt) Bickerstaff7 -> Reece Orville Bickerstaff-> 
Emily Ann "Bickie" (Bickerstaff) Raspilair9 -> David Laurin Raspilair10


1st John "English John" Bethea  b. about 1684 in England. Sailed to America about 1700

2nd Tristram Bethea2 Born about 1713 in Herford (Gates County) N.C)
Married Ann Goodman About 1735 Died 1779.

3rd William Bethea b. March 1, 1744 in North Carolina 
married Jerusa Brown about 1770

4th John 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.

5th Jerusa 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

6th Margaret Jane (Morrison) Blunt  m. Francis Marion Blunt 

7th  Mary Jerusha (Blunt) Bickerstaff m John Ramsey Bickerstaff

8th  Reece Orville Bickerstaff m. Emily Augusta Cook

9th Emily Ann "Bickie" (Bickerstaff) Raspilair b. 7-12-1927 m. Howard Marcel Raspilair 

10th David Laurin Raspilair b. 3-30-1961 in Huntsville, Al. m. Mary Ann  Kincufski 3-26-1988  ,m. Launa Tackett 5-22-1999




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



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