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
Anne Bethea Willis Herring
Anne Bethea Willis Herring Hudson 9 Daughter of Robert Allen Willis Jr. and Ray Britt. Born 11-04-1944 Camp Blanding FL; Married 1963 Julian Nathan Herring, Columbia SC
(remarried 2-06-88 Russell E Hudson) two children:
1) Jennifer Langston Herring, b. 9-17-64 Columbia SC married Steve Coker Greenville SC 1984 (10th)
Robert Willis Coker, b 4-28-84 Greenville, SC (11th)
Kristin Ray Coker, b 6-20-88 Greenville, SC (11th)
2) Julian Nathan Herring Jr., b. 6-08-1967 Chester SC, married Stephanie Overturf from Ohio 1987 in Spokane WA (10th)
"English John" Bethea1 ->
John" Bethea2 "Buckswamp"
John Bethea3-> Philip Bethea4
"English John" Bethea b. about 1684
"Virginia John" Bethea b. about 1704 d. 1779
John Bethea settled Buck Swamp abt. 1756
b. April 25,1781 d. Nov. 22, 1875 m. Rachel Cochrane
James Robert Bethea b. Aug. 23, 1809 d.
Sep. 24, 1878
m. Mary Catherine McLeon
Bethea, David McLeod b
4-2-1853, Dillon, SC; Married 1878; d. 5-30-1920 in Albuquerque, NM. Buried
Latta SC (6th)
Ida Alma Willis
b. 01-9-1891 in Dillon SC; (Married Robert Allen Willis of Greenwood FL); d.
6-20-1976 Marianna FL (7th)
|8th||Robert Allen Willis Jr.
b 10-13-1917. Married 1941 Ray Britt in Glasgow KY. (8th)
|9th||Anne Bethea Willis Herring Hudson-
11-04-1944 Camp Blanding FL; Married 1963 Julian Nathan Herring, Columbia SC
(remarried 2-06-88 Russell E Hudson) two children: (9th)
Copyright 2010 by T. P. Bethea, Jr., Monroe, Louisiana
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