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

4th Generation in North American
Jesse Bethea4  
b. 8-27-1763

m. Celia Harrelson

  Jesse Bethea(4),  b. 8-27-1763 Son of William Bethea and Sarah Goodman m. Celia Harrelson (b. 11-2-1820, d. 12-21-1854)

1) Hugh Bethea(5), b. 1-2-1768
2) Henry Bethea(5), b. 11-8-1849
3) Tristram Benjamin Bethea(5), b.4-12-1810, d. 9-6-1876
4) William A. Bethea(5) , b. ? d. ?
5) Rev. Goodman Bethea(5), b.7-2-1793
6) Charity Bethea(5) , b.1792, d. 9-3-1859
7) Martha Bethea(6) , b.10-12-1796, d. 10-15-1819
8) Sarah E. Bethea(6) ,b.3-17-1867
9) Mary Anne Bethea(6) , b.11-21-1870


"English" John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2 ->  "Sweatswamp" William Bethea3 -> Jesse Bethea4  


1st John "English John" Bethea  b. about 1684


2nd John "Virginia John" Bethea   b. about 1704 d. 1779


3rd  William "Sweat Swamp" Bethea  b. 1726,  d. about  1784


4th Jesse Bethea  b. 8-27-1763 m. Celia Harrelson 



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



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