Looking for the Father of Catherine, b. abt. 1780,daughter of Cherokee Chief Joseph. Catherine married Charles Marsh, son of Robert Marsh and Martha Head. 1850 Fed. Census, Macon Co, TN, states she was b. in VA. Sources say she d. Macon Co, TN. Son, James, who had son, Thomas Pennell Marsh, both d. Butlerville, Lonoke Co, AR. What happened to Chief Joseph? Did Catherine have siblings? Could he have been father of Chief James (Vann) of Springplace, Murray Co, GA? Some authorities say Chief James' father was Joseph.