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


9th Generation in North American

Wade B. Campbell 
b. April , 1924
August 5, 2002

"English" John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2 ->  "Buck Swamp" John Bethea->
Philip Bethea4 -> James Robert Bethea5  ->
James Daniel Bethea6 -> Annie Maude (Bethea) Biggs7  -> Thara (Biggs) Campbell8 -> Wade B. Campbell

Wade B. Campbell Son of Thara (Biggs) Campbell and John C. Campbell
  b. April , 1924  April 18. 1920 d.
August 5, 2002

1. Gayenell Campbell Gull  born: May 1, 1956

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


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


3rd  "Buck Swamp" John Bethea b. abt. 1740 d. 7-12-1821 m. Absala Parker


4th Philip Bethea b. April 25,1781 d. Nov. 22, 1875 m. Rachel Cochrane


5th  Col. James Robert Bethea b. Aug. 23, 1809 d. Sep. 24, 1878
 m. Mary Catherine McLeod


6th James Daniel Bethea b. Aug.23, 1845 d. April 18, 1926 m. Flora Jan Fore


7th Annie Maude (Bethea) Biggs  b. Oct. 9, 1874 Jan. 17, 1941 m. Charles Wesley Biggs



Thara (Biggs) Campbell. July 20, 1903 m. John C. Campbell April 18. 1920


9th Wade B. Campbell  b- April , 1924



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



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