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


Thara ( Biggs) Campbell
 b .July 20, 1903 m. John C. Campbell April 18. 1920

Thara ( Biggs) Campbell Daughter of Annie Maude (Bethea) Biggs and Charles Wesley Biggs. July 20, 1903 m. John C. Campbell April 18. 1920

1) Wade B. Campbell  b- April , 1924

"English" John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2 ->  "Buck Swamp" John Bethea->
Philip Bethea4 -> James Robert Bethea5  ->
James Daniel Bethea6 -> 
Annie Maude (Bethea) Biggs7 
-> Thara (Biggs) Campbell8  


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


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


3rd  "Buck 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


5th  Col. James Robert Bethea b. Aug. 23, 1809 d. Sep. 24, 1878
 m. Mary Catherine McLeod


6th James Daniel Bethea b. Aug.23, 1845 d. April 18, 1926 m. Flora Jan Fore


7th Annie Maude (Bethea) Biggs  b. Oct. 9, 1874 Jan. 17, 1941 m. Charles Wesley Biggs



Thara (Biggs) Campbell. July 20, 1903 m. John C. Campbell April 18. 1920




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



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