Biography of Mrs. Ada C. Foreman

(See Foreman and Riley) -Reverend Stephen Foreman was born October 22, 1807, married March 27, 1834, Sallie W. Riley. He was ordained a Presbyterian Minister September 25, 1835; and was elected Justice of the Supreme Court of the Cherokee Nation, October 11, 18.44; Executive Councilor in 1847 and 1855 and was clerk of the Senate in 1867. Mrs. Foreman died August 6, 1861; and he died December 8, 1881.

They were the parents of Stephen Taylor Foreman, born at Park Hill September 24, 1848; and married April 28, 1874 Ada Carter, daughter of Sarah and White McClellan, born at Cane Hill, Arkansas on October 25, 1853. He died January t, 1891.

Mrs. Foreman is now a resident of Claremore, Oklahoma.

Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Foreman were the parents of Sarah Lula, who married John Gunter Lipe; Jennie McClelland, who married David Jesse Faulkner; Ada Laura; Victoria Lipe, who married Stephenson Kennedy; Taylor Worcester and Perry Ashbrook Foreman. Ada Laura and Perry Ashbrook Foreman are now deceased. Taylor Worcester Foreman was born near Oowala, Cooweescoowee District on July 6, 1888; was educated at Oowala and the Male Seminary. He enlisted in the U. S. Army as a private in 1909; was commissioned Captain of Infantry August 15, 1917 and assigned to the 327th Field Artillery, detailed as Instructor in Infantry School of Arms of the 84th Division; assigned to the 301st Division in July 1918, with which he went to France, commanding Company E; was promoted August 26, 1918, to Major and assigned to the command of the 2nd Battalion of the 301st Division, and was commander of this regiment from November 10, 1918 to the latter part of the succeeding month. Was detailed for duty with the Inspector Generals department as investigating officer at Camp Pontanezan, France, which position he held until his return to America in the following September. Was commissioned a Captain in the Regular Army on July 1, 1920, and assigned to Camp Benning, Georgia; and is at present an instructor in that school. Captain Foreman married at Indianapolis, Indiana May 23, 1915 Ethel Irene Tobin. Their son, Taylor Worcester Foreman was born at Indianapolis on July 1, 1918.


Starr, Emmett. History of the Cherokee Indians and Their Legends and Folk Lore. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: The Warden Company. 1921

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