I descend from John Marshall Pope born in Cumberland County, N.C. in 1833. He was 5th child of Silas and Edna Griffin Pope.Family moved to Ga. when he was 10. In late 1850s moved to Dale County, Alabama. He taught music at Grove Hill, Alabama and married Lucy Ann Whatley who also lived there. You might get more info from these places.Ours ended up in Barksdale, Texas.