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
b. Dec. 10, 1770 in Cumberland County N.C.
Died Mar. 8, 1881 in Cumberland County, N.C.
Married Elizabeth Atkins 11-14-1799.
4th Generation in North American
the son of
William Bethea and Jerusa Brown. b. Dec. 10,
1770 in Cumberland County N.C. Died Mar. 8, 1881 in Cumberland
County, N.C Married Elizabeth Atkins 11-14-1799.
Their children were:
Lewis Bethea b. Dec. 2, 1806 in Cumberland County, N.C married Mary Bowlin
Alexander Bethea b. Mar.
14, 1827 in Cumberland County N.C.
"English" John Bethea1 -> Tristram Bethea2 -> William Bethea3 -> John Bethea4
"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.
Bethea3 b. March 1,
1744 in North Carolina
married Jerusa Brown about 1770
Bethea4 b. Dec. 10, 1770 in Cumberland County N.C. Died Mar. 8,
1881 in Cumberland County, N.C Married Elizabeth Atkins 11-14-1799.
Copyright 2010 by T. P. Bethea, Jr., Monroe, Louisiana
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