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 DESCENDANTS
S. Carlton Smith, Frances Haddox Smith, and
her brother Robert Haddox
in the Bavarian Alps (Germany) at Bertchesgaden
S. Carlton & Frances Smith in 1940's (m. 6-23-34) at Memphis, TN
Parents of Frances Virginia Smith & C. Carlton Smith
S. Carlton Smith in 1950's in Memphis, Tn.
Nurse Lillian Frances
Haddox (Smith), R.N. at time she was
County Health Nurse of Calhoun County, Ark. about 1932 at Hampton
Frances Smith, homemaker and business exec in 1950's at Memphis, Tn.
Carlton Smith with one of favorite first cousins, Beatrice
with an early model A Ford during The Depression Years in early 1930's
First Office at Bearden,Arkansas
Lumber Mill, Dec. 1944
(Dated from Calendar on wall), Note hand-crank telephone
Photo on desk is daughter, Virginia holding Clare Carlton Smith
Bethea1, Bethea2 ,Bethea3 ,Bethea4 ,Bethea5 ,Bethea6 ,Bethea7 ,Bethea8,Smith9
John Bethea b. 1684 d. 1750, m. Lady Upton.
John" Bethea (abt. 1705) m. Sarah Darby Bishop
"Sweat Swamp" Bethea b. 1726 married Sarah Goodman. Died in 1784
|4th||John "Devil John"
Bethea (b. Oct. 1752) m. Mary Henegan
|5th||William Bethea (b. July 23, 1775) m. Olivia Pearce , Sarah Hargrove
Bethea (b. Dec. 3 , 1802) m. Nancy McLaurin, Sarah Todd
Jenny (Bethea) Smith & Earl Smith
1939 Photo at Bearden , Ark. residence
Smith Family at
The Parthenon, on The Acropolis Hill
S. Carlton Smith, Frances Smith, and Clare Carlton Smith
S. Carlton Smith,
Frances Smith, and Clare Carlton Smith
1962 Photo of S. Carlton & Frances
Copyright 2010 by T. P. Bethea, Jr., Monroe, Louisiana
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