Katherine Pigg was born April 21, 1912 in Pulaski, TN. She was the daughter of Ben Lawson Pigg and Maggie Ellen Franklin. She married Patterson Cole in 1932 in Pulaski, TN. Patterson and Katherine had one child; JoEllen. Patterson and Katherine were divorced in 1934. Katherine married Morgan Porter Buchanan, Morgan and Katherine had one child; Mildred. Katherine divorced Morgan, and moved to Virginia where she married Oscar Butler. Joellen and Mildred were raised as Butlers. Katherine died in 1982 in Front Royal, Virginia.