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


Belvajean Bethea Millinor8
b. 04-1938
m. Joseph H. Millinor


Calvin E Millinor, Susan [Millinor] Lynn, Joseph H. Millinor Jr. ,Belvajean [Bethea ]Millinor, Joseph Randy Millinor

Belvajean Bethea Millinor8 Daughter of Loundis Bryan Bethea and  Melba Jackson. Born 04-1938. Married Joseph H. Millinor (06-1955). Their children are:

1) Calvin E. Millinor9 , b. 5-27-1956
2) Joseph (Randy) Millinor9, b. 9-24-1957
   Aimee R. Millinor10, b. 4-10-1976
   Haley M. Millinor10, b. 6-1-1981

3) Susan Millinor Lynn9, b. 5-16-1960 m. Michael Lynn
     Christopher Michael. Lynn10 , b. 6-25-1985
     Camden Marcus. Lynn10 , b. 7-4-1989

4) Karen L. Millinor9, b. 4-16-1964, d. 10-15-83


Easter 1996 before Melba Jackson Bethea died in Jan 5th 1997. 
(Back row) - Lanell Bethea McKinney, Leon Wallace Bethea,
Carolyn Bethea Croft, 
Belvajean Bethea Millinor, Nathan Andrew Bethea

(Sitting) James Wilson Bethea, Janet Bethea Wiles, Virginia Bethea Shinholser
and sitting in front is our Mother Melba Jackson Bethea-b.1912-1997



"English" John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2 ->  "Buckswamp" John Bethea3->
Parker Bethea4 -> John Harllee Bethea5 -> James John Bethea6 -> Loundis Bryan Bethea7
Belvajean Bethea Millinor8


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 James John Bethea  b.12-2-1862 d. ? Married Martha Louisa Roberts.

7th Loundis Bryan Bethea b.1911, d..1968 and married Melba Jackson

8th Belvajean Bethea Millinor b. 04-1938 m. Joseph H. Millinor



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



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