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

b.1/17/1916 SC 
d. 3/20/1966 SC
m. Martha Virginia Blackmon 


Early 60s before 1966

JESSE WILLARD BETHEA9, son of CORBETT BETHEA and  AMANDA( LOCKLEAR). Born 1/17/1916 SC and died. 3/20/1966 SC. Married  MARTHA VIRGINIA BLACKMON (b. 2/11/1936 SC d. LIVING). Their children are as follows:

1) VIRGINIA CARNELL BETHEA10, b. 7/27/1954 SC 
2) JESSIE RICHARD BETHEA10, b. 11/20/1955 SC 
3) LINDA CAROL BETHEA10, b. 12/17/1957 SC 
4) MICHAEL DOUGLAS BETHEA10, b.1/9/1959 SC  
5) JAMES WILLARD BETHEA10, b. 11/27/1962 SC 

"English" John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2 ->  William Bethea-> "Devil" John Bethea4 ->
Cade Bethea5 -> John Washington Bethea6 -> Alonzo Daniel Bethea7 -> Corbett (?HUNT) Bethea8 -> Jessie Willard Bethea9 

1st John "English John" Bethea  


2nd John "Virginia John" Bethea


3rd  William "Sweat Swamp" Bethea .


4th "Devil" John Bethea  b.1752
American Revolutionary Patriot

5th Cade Bethea b. 1792 SC d. 9/12/1867

6th John Washington Bethea b. 1821 SC d. 4/6/1874 SC

7th Alonzo Daniel Bethea b. 9/7/1856 SC d. 4/5/1931 SC

8th Corbett (?HUNT) Bethea b. 1894 SC d. LODGER

9th Jessie Willard Bethea b.1/17/1916 SC d. 3/20/1966 SC 


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



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