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

10th Generation in North America

Christopher Wayne Owens (10)
b. 3 Feb 1969  Memphis, Shelby County, TN


Christopher Wayne Owens(10)  b. 3 Feb 1969  Memphis, Shelby County, TN  Son  of  Lana Kaye (Mohundro) Owens and Richard Myar Owens 



"English" John Bethea1 -> Tristram Bethea2 -> William Bethea3 -> John Bethea4 ->
Jerusa ( Bethea) Morrison->Margaret Janes (Morrison) Blunt6 ->
Altie Elizabeth (Blunt) McRae7
-> Elsie Mae (McRae) Mohundro8 -> Lana Kaye (Mohundro) Owens9 -> Christopher Wayne Owens10 


1st John "English John" Bethea  b. about 1684 in England. Sailed to America about 1700

2nd Tristram Bethea2 Born about 1713 in Herford (Gates County) N.C)
Married Ann Goodman About 1735 Died 1779.

3rd William Bethea b. March 1, 1744 in North Carolina 
married Jerusa Brown about 1770

4th John Bethea b. Dec. 10, 1770 in Cumberland County N.C. Died Mar. 8, 1881 in Cumberland County, N.C 
Married Elizabeth Atkins 11-14-1799.

5th Jerusa Bethea Morrison b. Sept. 28, 1808 in N.C died in Tishomingo County, Miss. Married "Archie" Archibald Morrision about Dec. 30 1831 in Cumberland County, N.C

6th Margaret Jane (Morrison) Blunt  m. Francis Marion Blunt 

7th Altie Elizabeth (Blunt) McRae b. 25 Sep 1879  Tishomingo, Tishomingo County, MS  
 d. 23 Feb 1965, Tishomingo, Tishomingo, MS  m. John Thomas McRae 18 Dec 1900

8th Elsie Mae (McRae) Mohundro  b. 3 May 1913  Tishomingo, Tishomingo County, MS  d. 16 Dec 1999  Memphis, Shelby  County, TN  m. Raymond Smith Mohundro 27 Apr 1946  Hernando, Desoto County, MS
9th Lana Kaye (Mohundro) Owens  b. 7 Oct 1948  Memphis, Shelby County, TN m. Richard Myar Owens  26 Oct 1980 Memphis, Shelby County, TN
10th Christopher Wayne Owens b. 3 Feb 1969  Memphis, Shelby County, TN




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



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