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

 6th Generation in North America
William Parker Bethea
b. 1859


Taken from Harllee's Kinfolks


William Parker Bethea b. 1859  Son of John Harllee Bethea and Catherine Ann Roberts
 married Josephine Sweet


 Their children are:

Sam Bethea (d. 1963)
 2)  Virgil Bethea (d.1961)
 3)  Alpheus James Bethea (d. 1997)
 4)  Lelia Bethea  Lived near Lake City FL.


"English" John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2 ->  "Buckswamp" John Bethea3->
Parker Bethea4 -> John Harllee Bethea5
 ->William Parker Bethea6

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

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


3rd  "Buckswamp" John Bethea settled Buck Swamp abt. 1756

4th Parker Bethea  b. 3-17-1790, d. 12-27-1867 

5th John Harllee Bethea b. 9-2-1815, d. 9-7-1894 m. Catherine Ann Roberts.

6th William Parker Bethea b. 1859


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



Copyright  2010 by T. P. Bethea, Jr., Monroe, Louisiana
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