Looking for Descendants of Minnie Pylant & Doke Pigg

I have been searching fruitlessly for descendants of my great-great-grandparents, Minnie Pylant and Edgar Doke Pigg. I would love to know more about them and I'm hoping to find photos of them. Minnie and Doke were my grandmother's grandparents on her father's side. I don't know if she met her grandfather since he died when …

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Edgar Doke Pigg, Bootlegger of Sheffield, Alabama

My second great-grandfather Edgar Doke Pigg was a bit of a troublemaker. While I don't know much about him, Alabama Convict Records list him being in jail for illegally making liquor and having a still in his possession, and that was when he was in his early 50s. His arrest was after prohibition (1920 - …

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The Dress

Sarah Callie Cate was my fifth great-grandmother. She created her beautiful wedding dress in 1815 for her marriage to John Pigg, her second husband (and my fifth great-grandfather.) Callie spun cotton dyed with roots and berries into thread that she wove into a blue and white checkered pattern with a line of red through the blocks. …

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