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Nancy Gourd Bushyhead (Foreman)

Also Known As: "Nannie"
Birthdate: (82)
Birthplace: Cherokee, Washington County, North Carolina, United States
Death: circa 1868 (74-90)
Tahlequah, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Anthony Foreman and Susie Ka-tah-yah Teetarskeeskee Foreman
Wife of Bushyhead Stuart
Mother of Rev. Jesse Bushyhead; Isaac Bushyhead; George Bushyhead; Nancy Hildebrand; Charles Bird Bushyhead and 2 others
Sister of John Anthony Foreman; Thomas "Tasgalodigisgi" Foreman; Catherine Bigby; Richard "Bark" Foreman, The Cherokee Physician; Sarah Bathia Hicks and 1 other
Half sister of Archibald Foreman; Elsie Foreman; Stephen Foreman; Edward Foreman; Alexander Foreman and 1 other

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About Nancy Gourd Bushyhead

Nancy removed with a contingent of the Cherokees led by her son Jesse Bushyhead to the West, in the spring of 1839. She is reputed to have lived to the advanced age of 104 years and died in 1868 in the Illinois river country near Tahlequah. (

Nancy Nannie "Cherokee" Foreman, born 1786 in , Tennessee; died December 31, 1868 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma Indian Territory; married (1) Joseph Dinsmore; born 1780; married (2) Oonodutu Bushyhead "Cherokee" 1803 in, Bradley Co, Tennessee; born 1767 in Tennessee); died 1816.

Notes for Nancy Nannie "Cherokee" Foreman: Blood: 1/2 Cherokee Clan: Paint Clan (Susie Gourd) 1835 Census roll: Candy's Creek, McMinn Co, TN as Nancy Bushyhead 1839 removed to the West with a contingent of Cherokee led by her son Jesse Bushyhead. 1851 Drennan roll Tahlequah, Family # 132 as Nancy Bushyhead w/gd Sarah Lyons RG75, Entry 545: 18 April 1858, 21908 Widow of Bushyhead Service 1813-1814

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Nancy Gourd Bushyhead's Timeline

Cherokee, Washington County, North Carolina, United States
September 1804
Age 18
Old Cherokee Nation, Tennessee, United States
Age 22
Age 24
Age 26
Tennessee, United States
Age 28
May 1819
Age 33
Old Cherokee Nation
Age 33
Age 82
Tahlequah, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory, United States