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
Generation in North America
Ruth Ann (Bethea) Hensley 10 b. 09/12/37. Daughter of Clarence LaMarr Bethea9 and Mabel Edith Rich.
|"English" John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2 -> "Sweat Swamp" William Bethea3 ->"Devil John" Bethea 4 -> William Bethea5 -> Tristram Bethea 6 -> Tristram Pinkney Bethea7 -> Columbus Lee Bethea8 -> Clarence LaMarr Bethea9 -> Ruth Ann (Bethea) Hensley 10|
"English John" Bethea b. about 1684
"Virginia John" Bethea
b. about 1704 d. 1779
"Sweat Swamp" Bethea
b. 1726, d. about 1784
John "Devil John" (b. Oct. 1752) m. Mary Henegan (4th)
William (b. 7-23-1775) m. Olivia Pearce , Sarah Hargrove
Tristram (b. Dec. 3 , 1802) m. Nancy McLaurin, Sarah Todd (6th)
TRISTRAM PINKNEY BETHEA (b. 1836- d. 1917) m. Rebecca Vise
COLUMBUS LEE BETHEA8 b. Sept. 4, 1877 - d. April 4, 1911 Married to Maggie Whittington. Died April 4, 1911 at age of thirty-three. One male child, Clarence LaMarr Bethea9
Clarence LaMarr Bethea9 born Sept. 22, 1911 died. Feb. 15, 1996 married Mabel Edith Rich. They have 6 children.
Lee Bethea10 b. 08/18/31 d. 12/02/84 @ age 52
|10th|| Ruth Ann (Bethea) Hensley 10
b. 09/12/37 Currently resides in Pasadena, Texas
Copyright 2010 by
T. P. Bethea, Jr., Monroe, Louisiana
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