Charles Pigg

6 January 1885–24 August 1948 (Age 63)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Charles

When Charles Pigg was born on 6 January 1885, in Missouri, United States, his father, John Richard Pigg, was 23 and his mother, Rebecca June Sasser, was 20. He lived in Civil District 1, Maury, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States in 1930. He died on 24 August 1948, in Fresno, California, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Clovis, Fresno, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Richard Pigg
1861–1934
Rebecca June Sasser
1864–1906
Nora Magdalene Pigg
1883–1974
Herman Pigg
1883–1962
Charles Pigg
1885–1948
Vance Pigg
1887–1888
Mayme Belle Pigg
1889–1975
Malissa Mae Pigg
1891–1980
Leonard Pigg
1892–1967
Coy Richard Pigg
1894–1963
Elmer Pigg
1897–1951
Lexie William Pigg
1901–1982
Leslie O Pigg
1903–1965
John Efton Pigg
1904–1983
Bobby Pigg
1906–1906

Parents and Siblings

    Male1861–1934Male

    Rebecca June Sasser

    Female1864–1906Female

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 6

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 19

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Durham and Northumbria): from Middle English pigge ‘young hog’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a swineherd or nickname for someone supposedly resembling a hog.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Charles Pigg in household of John A Pigg, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charles Pigg in household of John Pigg, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charlie Pigg, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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