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

4th Generation in North America
Parker Bethea4 
b. 3-17-1790, d. 12-27-1867 

Erica Bethea and Drew Bethea are 11th generation Bethea's and are Parker's and Elizabeth's great, great, great, great, grandchildren

Parker Bethea4 Son of John Bethea and Absala Parker. Born. 3-17-1790 and died 12-27-1867. Married Elizabeth Harllee. Their children are:

Robert Bethea5, b. 2-15-1812,
  2) John H. Bethea5, b. 9-2-1815
Elizabeth Ellend Bethea5 ,  b. 8-25-1817
Emeline Bethea5, b. 4-8-1823,
Katherine Ann Bethea5 , b.11-26-1824
Helen Bethea5 ,b. 1826
Robert Thomas Bethea5, b. 12-5-1829
Laura Jane Leake Bethea5, b. 4-8-1833
Maria Louise Ann Bethea5 , b. 11-26-1835
Benjamin Parker Bethea5 , b. 3-26-1838

"English" John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2 ->  "Buckswamp" John Bethea3->Parker Bethea4

1st John "English John" Bethea  b. about 1684

2nd John "Virginia John" Bethea   b. about 1704 d. 1779


3rd  "Buckswamp" John Bethea settled Buck Swamp abt. 1756

4th Parker Bethea b. 3-17-1790, d. 12-27-1867 


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



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