shares her personal research. Please read about the descendants of Stephen Bethea of Cumberland County, North Carolina.
If you recognize this family, please consider submitting any helpful information you may have. Thank you. Posted by
Myrtle Bridges 12/27/99
DESCENDANTS OF STEPHEN BETHEA
Generation No. 1
1. STEPHEN1 BETHEA was born 1810 in North Carolina, and died Unknown in North Carolina.
He married MARGARET CAMERON Abt. 1830 in North Carolina.
Children of STEPHEN BETHEA and MARGARET CAMERON are:
2. i. NORMAN GEORGE C.2 BETHEA, b. February 22, 1832, North Carolina; d. April 14, 1923,
Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina.
ii. MARY BETHEA, b. 1844, North Carolina; d. Unknown, North Carolina.
iii. RACHEL BETHEA, b. 1846, North Carolina; d. Unknown, unknown.
iv. SARA BETHEA, b. 1848, North Carolina; d. Unknown, unknown.
v. CHRISTIAN BUSTAIN BETHEA, b. 1850, North Carolina; d. Unknown, unknown.
Generation No. 2
2. NORMAN GEORGE C.2 BETHEA (STEPHEN1) was born February 22, 1832 in North Carolina, and
died April 14, 1923 in Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina. He married (1)
ATTA ANN DAVIS Abt. 1860 in South Carolina. He married (2) MARGARET T. ADAMS Abt. 1892
in North Carolina.
More About NORMAN GEORGE C. BETHEA:
Cause of Death: Cerebral Hemmoraging
Children of NORMAN BETHEA and ATTA DAVIS are:
i. JOSEPHINE3 BETHEA, b. 1862, North
d. Pearces Mill, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina; m. ANGUS ROBISON MCINTOSH,
December 21, 1881, Presbyterian Church,71st District,Fayetteville,Cumberland County,
More About JOSEPHINE BETHEA:
Cause of Death: unknown
3. ii. JOHN STEPHEN BETHEA, b. 1863, North Carolina; d.
iii. NORMAN BETHEA, b. 1889, Cumberland County, North Carolina; d. Unknown, unknown;
m. CLARA, 1910, Cumberland County, North Carolina.
Generation No. 3
3. JOHN STEPHEN3 BETHEA (NORMAN GEORGE C.2, STEPHEN1) was born 1863 in North Carolina,
and died Unknown in unknown. He married NORA A. Abt. 1885 in unknown.
Children of JOHN BETHEA and NORA are:
i. MARY A4 BETHEA, b. Abt. 1900, North Carolina; d. Unknown, unknown.
ii. ALLEN P. BETHEA, b. 1902, North Carolina; d. Unknown, unknown.
Update May 6, 2001. Submitted by
Tallie Stancil :
John Stephen Bethea married Nora A. and the children Mary and Allen
These children are not Nora and John's children only John's and another wife.
Nora was 18 yrs old in the 1910 census of culmberland county. I know he had 1 wife[ possiably 2] other
wifes other than Nora Ann Skipper.
They [John & Nora] had 3 sons Raymond, Allen and Tracy [my father].
They were put up for adoption some years later. Tracy was a very small child. He was adopted by a family
Raymond was killed- no children;
Allen had 1-son, 1- girl; and
Tracy had 2- boys, 3 girls
In the 1910 census it stated this:
Bethea, John S. head M W 47 M2 NC
Nora A [Skipper] Wife F W 18 M1 NC <so this was his 2nd wife, my grandmother>
Mary A . Dau F W 10 S NC
Allen P. Son M W 8 S NC
Reaves, Leawiza Aunt F W 55 Wd NC
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Descendants of Francis Berckman
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