States: Georgia: Colquitt
Seeking information on Elizabeth (Eliza) Overstreet who was the second wife of John Duncan Wilkes. She was my greatgrandmother. After John's death, I heard she married a Preacher Pope from a local church in Colquitt County, GA. There is a Rev. M.D. Pope who was pastor of Hopewell Baptist Church from 1881-1886 and again from 1901-1903. He also was pastor at Magnolia and New Pleassant Hill. His first wife, Jane, died in 1907 and both are supposed to be burried at Hopewell. Marriage records of Colquitt County show athat Rev. M.D. Pope married Mrs Eliza Wilkes on August 1, 1909. Since Eliza was sometimes a nickname for Elizabeth, could this be the same?