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

5th Generation in North America
Tristram Bethea5
 b. 1776, d. Jul 8, 1851



Tristram Bethea5 born 1776 and died 07-08-1851 was the second son of "DEVIL" John Bethea4. Married (1) Anna Pearce. Their childern are:

1) Elizabeth Bethea6 b. 9-25-1805 , d. 7-4-1878
2) Philip Princeton Bethea6. b. Oct. 8, 1809, d. Jan 16, 1860
3) Mary Ann Bethea6 b . 1811 , d. 1-30-1840

(2) Margaret McCall. Their only child was :

4) Achsah Bethea6 b. ? d. 5-30-1911


"English" John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2 ->  William Bethea-> 
"DEVIL" John Bethea4 -> Tristram Bethea5     


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


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


3rd  William "Sweat Swamp" Bethea . b. 1726,  d. about  1784


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

5th Tristram Bethea   b. 1776, d. Jul 8, 1851



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



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