Hello Glenn, James Thomas Colleps was born Oct. 1854 in Naples, Scott co. Il and kied Jan. 19 1928 in Alex, Grady co. OK.He was buried Jan. 21 in Alex.He was the son of William Colleps and Isabel Matilda Bushannan.James married Rose Anna Turner, daughter of Thomas Turner and Elizabeth Haughey.She was born sept. 8, 1855 in Bowersville, OH and died Oct. 11, 1892 in Gordon Community, Carter co. OK.She was buried in Gorder cemetery , OK.He then married Mrs. Caroline Smith.
You mentioned Rebecka Callie as his second wife, this may be the mystery.This is my GG grandmother.She went by R.C. Colleps.I have no idea whether it is Rebecka Callie Smith or R. ? Caroline Smith????
My g grandfather was George Washington Smith, and he had a sister Margret?not sure of spelling.