Benjamine and Laura (Davis) Pigg

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Benjamine I. Pigg & Laura B. (Davis) Pigg

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Benjamine I. Pigg  & Laura B. (Davis) Pigg with children Henry Lee Pigg (standing) and Benjamin F. Pigg

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Children of Benjamine I. Pigg and Laura B. (Davis) Pigg, Circa 1906.  Front:(l-r):  Ethel A. Pigg and Marvin C. Pigg; Back row (l-r): Harvey P. Pigg, Henry Lee Pigg, and Benjamin F. Pigg.

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After death of Benjamine I. Pigg in 1911, Laura married Benjamine T. Maddern on January 3, 1925. 

   Laura Belle Davis was born September 16, 1874, in St. Francois County, daughter of John Davis and Artemissia  (Cunningham) Davis.  Laura married Benjamine  [Benjamin] I. Pigg on March 15, 1893 in St. Francois County, Missouri.  Benjamine I. Pigg was born November 12, 1874, in St. Francois County, Missouri.  Four sons and two daughters were born to Benjamine and Laura (Davis) Pigg, namely:  Henry Lee, Harvey, Ben, Ethel, Marvin, and Helen.  Benjamine I. Pigg died on November 20, 1911.   After her children were grown, Laura was united in marriage to Ben  T.   Maddern on January 3, 1925.  Benjamine [Benjamin]  Thomas Maddern was born October 3, 1869, and died May 25, 1935.  Benjamine Thomas Maddern was first married to Elvie Westover who died Sept. 29, 1920.  Laura Belle died at DePaul Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, on January 10, 1944, at the age of 69 years, 3 months and 25 days.  Laura is buried at Bonne Terre Cemetery by her first husband, Benjamine I. Pigg.  Laura shares gravestone with her daughter, Helen M. Pigg, who died in 1937.    If you would like to share information on this line, please contact Robert Davis who contributed this information as well as the above photographs.

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