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
John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2
-> William Bethea3 -> "Devil"
John Bethea4 ->
|Mary Caroline Medlin Gray, and Fred Little Gray in 1964||Mary Caroline Medlin Gray (daughter of Carlton Bethea Medlin and Mary Claudine Webster Medlin) and Fred Little Gray. Taken 1985 with their first great grandaughter|
MARY CAROLINE MEDLIN GRAY(9) b 12-11-1917, d 3-13-2000 Daughter of CARLTON BETHEA MEDLIN and Mary Claudine Webster. Married Fred Little Gray, (son of William Alphonso Gray and Jessie Virginia Garland) b 4-13-1913, d 5-9-1994
GRAYFRED BETHEA GRAY(10) b 9-17-1938 (Grayfred married Patricia Jane
Hensley, b 7-13-1941
2) WILLIAM ALBERT GRAY(10) b 9-15-1940 (William (Billy) married Sylvia Elaine Roberts, b 2-23-1947
3) RALPH MEDLIN GRAY(10) b 2-16-1942, Ralph married Anne Catherine Lowkis
4) FREIDA ARLENE GRAY(10) b 8-20-1944
5) BROOKS GRAY(10) b 4-5-1947, Brooks married Constance (Connie) Gail Zamudio
"English John" Bethea
"Virginia John" Bethea .
"Sweat Swamp" Bethea .
John Bethea b.1752
American Revolutionary Patriot
Bethea b. 1792 SC d. 9/12/1867
Washington Bethea b. 1821 SC d. 4/6/1874 SC
MARY ELLEN BETHEA MEDLIN b 4-2-1862, d 2-4-1936
married FRANCIS (FRANK) MARION MEDLIN
CARLTON BETHEA MEDLIN
b 10-19-1893, d 2-26-1924 married Mary Claudine Webster
MARY CAROLINE MEDLIN GRAY(11)
b 12-11-1917, d 3-13-2000 Married Fred Little Gray
Copyright 2010 by T. P. Bethea, Jr., Monroe, Louisiana
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