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Martha (Cochran) Bethea (1782 - 1849)

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Martha Bethea formerly Cochran
Born in Marlboro, South Carolinamap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Marion, South Carolinamap
Profile last modified | Created 6 Jun 2017
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James Bethea, the second son of old "Buck Swamp John," married Miss Margaret Cockrane, a daughter of Thomas Cockrane, of Marlborough County, and settled in the fork of Big and Little Reedy Creeks ; they had and raised to be grown twelve children, five sons and seven daughters; the sons were Thomas C, Samuel J., John R., David and Claudius ; the daughters were Nancy, Deborah, Sallie, Rachel, Lucinda, Lucretia and Jane. Thomas Cochrane Bethea married Miss Miranza Rogers, a daughter of old Timothy Rogers, and emigrated to Mississippi. Samuel Joseph Bethea married Miss Mary Rogers, another daughter of old Timothy Rogers; he (Samuel) was a local Methodist preacher for more than forty years, a man of high character and a most excellent citizen; he died in 1877; he married, a second time. Miss Elizabeth Bass, daughter of old man Joseph R. Bass; by. his first marriage he had and raised to be grown eleven children — sons, James, Andrew J. and David N. ; daughters, Sarah, Margaret, Harriet, Flora J., Louisa, Lucinda, Charlotte and Cattie; and by his last wife, one son, Samuel J., Jr. Of the sons, James died unmarried, just on arriving at manhood. Andrew J. was a practicing physician, and married Anna Maria Allen, daughter of Rev. Joel Allen, settled in the "Free State" section, and died in 1881, leaving his widow and five children — all now grown — three sons, Herbert, Percy and Andrew, and two daughters, Mrs. Rev. Pearce Kilgo, who has five children, and Mrs. William T. Bethea, who has three children, sons, James Earle, William Thaddeus, Jr., and Philip Osborne.[1]

Name: Margaret Cochrane[2]
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 1778
First Marriage Date: 1799
Death Date: 1849
Father: Thomas Cochrane
Mother: Lucretia Council
Spouse: James Bethea


Burial: Bethea Buck Swamp Cemetery
Latta, Dillon County, South Carolina, USA


  1. The Bethea Family of Marion County, South Carolina, pp. 400-1. amb, 09 June 2017
  2. North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000 [database on-line]. Lineage Book : NSDAR : Volume 090 : 1911; Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2016. amb 10:36, 6 June 2017 (EDT)

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