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 America
Margaret Emily (Bethea) Stafford(9)
Margaret Emily (Bethea) Stafford (9)
born July 7, 1942
Daughter of James Elam Bethea
Divorced from Thomas Ray Stafford, Jr. and children are :
1) Thomas Ray Stafford III b. 11/16/1962
2) James Edward Stafford b. 2/22/1964
John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2
Swamp" John Bethea3 ->
"English John" Bethea
b. about 1684
died sometime after 1750. Married the Widow lady Upton
"Virginia John" Bethea b. about 1704 d. 1779
married Sarah Darby Bishop
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 settled Cat Fish Place (near Latta), SC
Cochrane Bethea K2265 b. 2-28-1807 d. 4-5-1886 m. Martha Ann Walter
b. 12,1831 d. 12-05-1913
Summit, Miss. m. Mary Legette 1852
James Elisha Bethea b.
7-19-1872 Married Clarmon Elam.
James Elam Bethea
Margaret Emily Bethea Stafford
b. July 7, 1942
Copyright 2010 by T. P. Bethea, Jr., Monroe, Louisiana
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