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

9th Generation DESCENDANT
 Rev. Olan Darrel Walters9

Rev. Olan Darrel Walters9 Son of Adolphus Dane Walters 

1) Deborah Jean Walters - Mallette
2) Susan Annette Walters-Hibbard-Davis
3) Michael Dane Walters Sr.
4) Patrick Lane Walters
5) David Wayne Walters

"English" John Bethea1 -> "Virginia" John Bethea2 ->  "Sweat Swamp" William Bethea->"Devil John" Bethea 4 -> Elizabeth (Bethea) Walter5 -> Moore Leonard Walter6 -> 
Moore Leonard Walter Jr. 7 Adolphus Dane Walters -> Rev. Olan Darrel Walters9

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


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


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


4th Bethea, John  "Devil John" (b. Oct. 1752) m. Mary Henegan (4th)  

5th Elizabeth (Bethea) Walter Married Jeremiah Walter

6th Moore Leonard Walter6

7th Moore Leonard Walter Jr. 7

8th Adolphus Dane Walters 8

9th Rev. Olan Darrel Walters9



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



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