Historic Markers Across Georgia

Rock Methodist Church Wilkes County

Marker ID: GHM 157-14
Location: US 78/Ga 10 about 2 miles west of Rayle, GA
County: Wilkes
Coordinates: N 33° 48.085    W 082° 55.631
  33.80142    -82.92718
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM1KHY
Rock Methodist Church Wilkes County  Marker
Photo by David Seibert


Rock Methodist Church was instituted about 3 miles from here in 1839. The present building was erected in 1870. Charter members were Tom and Lizzi Willis; John and Mary E. Mattox; John P., Martha, and Mrs T. C. Latimer; Luke Turner, Sr. Wm and Mary Turner; Levey Barrett; B.W. Tuck; Richmond and Olive Bryant; Miles G. and Rebecca Dorough; Terry P., Wm. And Caroline Sherrer; W. R., Martha and John Perteet; Mary Gresham; Jane Staple; Sara F.Wynne; Simeon C., and Sara F. Arnold; Betty Strozier. Descendants of the Latimer, Turner, Bryant, Wynne and Mattox families are present members.


Rock Methodist Church
Rock Methodist Church Wilkes County
Photo by David Seibert