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
Morrison Son of John
Bethea and Elizabeth Atkins
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.
This is marked as a 5
generation picture. The people are lined up oldest to youngest right to left:
Mrs. Mary (James Madison) Neal, Mrs. Margaret Mc Rae, Mrs. Mary Selby, (Mrs.?) Mamie Bryant, Reece Bryant. Mary Neal was the sister of Margaret Jane Morrison Blunt (Mrs. Francis Marion).
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.
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.
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
Copyright 2010 by T. P. Bethea, Jr., Monroe, Louisiana
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