Father of Robert Boyd of Pickens, South Carolina

Documentation is essential to proving your family tree. I have been working hard to find actual proof that Robert Boyd of Pickens County, South Carolina was the son of Robert Boyd who died in 1782 in Granville, North Carolina. Google searches and Ancestry family trees all list Robert's father as Robert, but with no hard …

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Eliza H. Brent Pigg

Eliza H. Brent Pigg is my fourth-great-grandmother. Researchers, including myself, have been stuck on her for decades with no indication who her parents were. On cold cases like this one, I take a look at other families nearby along with DNA results from my collection of Ancestry DNA tests. But first, I take a look …

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W.S. Pigg Civil War Records

While exploring Fold3, I found records for a W.S. Pigg that served as a Confederate Private with Company I in the 8th Tennessee Infantry. My third great-grandfather was William Stokely Pigg, and I think this might be him. The records paint an interesting story, and I wish I knew more details. I haven't found anything …

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Sarah Madeline Dyer & William Stokely Pigg

My third great-grandparents, Sarah "Madeline" Dyer and William Stokely Pigg, were from Kelso in Lincoln County, Tennessee. I've never been to Lincoln County, nor do I know much about the Pigg family. These were my grandmother's great-grandparents on her father's side of the family, and she didn't know anything about them. Her father and mother …

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