Peggy Meek and Malachi Tidwell

Margaret "Peggy" Meek and Malachi Tidwell are my fourth-great-grandparents. The family settled in Dickson County, Tennessee, near present-day Montgomery Bell State Park. According to Paul Oliphant via JS Scott, "[they] settled on Old Henry Blackburn Place in Dickson Co. Down the Spring Branch toward Montgomery Bell Park is the Old Squire Richardson place next to …

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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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