Catherine Foreman (b. Apr/17/1785, d. Nov/23/1842)
Catherine Foreman (daughter of John Anthony Foreman II and Susie Kah-Tah-Yah Gourd) was born Apr/17/1785 in Ooyougilogi Co, Amoree, Tennessee, and died Nov/23/1842 in Oklahoma.She married James Bigby on 1800 in Amoree District, Tn25, son of James Bigby and Elizabeth Hicks. Notes for Catherine Foreman: Catherine belonged to the Paint Clan. Catherine was a member of the Candy's Creek Church. Rev. William Holland was the missionary there and wrote about several members of the church. He said that Catherine was one of the first to embrace the faith. She understood and spoke a little English. Her life was such as to adorn her profession. She and her daughter manufactured cloth for the supply of her family. She was a very respectable woman. The dates given when she and others went into the church was September 25, 1825, at age 42. She was known to be l/2 Cherokee. She was #3246 on the Guion-Miller Roll. CATHERINE (Katy) FOREMAN BIGBY was the wife of Jim Bigby and made the hard journey West. Her father, Anthony Foreman, was a Scotsman here in the service of the British during the Revolutionary War. He became disgruntled with the war, deserted the British ranks and decided to settle down in America with an Indian lass named Susie Bark, a full-blood Cherokee. Katy was born to this union. Katy's mother was a daughter of The Bark. Katy Bigby was an Aunt of Rev. Jesse Bushyhead by her sister Nannie. She was half-sister to Rev. Stephen Foreman. More About Catherine Foreman: Comment 2: Drennan Roll #257 . Fact 2: She was #3246 on the Guion-Miller Roll.. More About Catherine Foreman and James Bigby: Marriage: 1800, Amoree District, Tn.25 Children of Catherine Foreman and James Bigby are:
+Sallie Bigby, b. Abt. 1815, Cherokee Nation, TN26, d. Abt. 1870, Tahlequah, I.T. (Oklahoma)27.