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 America
"DEVIL" John Bethea4


"DEVIL" John Bethea4 was the son of William Bethea3 . He had 3 brothers, Goodman Bethea4, Philip Bethea4, and Jesse Bethea4. "Devil" John Bethea5 married Mary Henagan and had 4 sons and 3 daughters. 

1) William Bethea5 b. 5-23-1775, 

2) Tristram Bethea5 b. 1776, d. Jul 8, 1851.

3) Elizabeth (Bethea) Walter5 b.5-16-1781 m. Jeremiah Walter ,

4) Sarah Bethea5 b. 3-4-1785, 

5) John Bethea5 b. 10-20-1787  m. Hannah Walker (b. 1788), 

6) Martha Bethea5 b. 4-11-1790, 

7) Cade Bethea5 b. 1792.


"English" John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2 ->  William Bethea-> "Devil" John Bethea4  


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


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


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


4th "Devil" John Bethea  b.1752
American Revolutionary Patriot


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



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