Born in Apple River, IL on March 23, 1841. Catherine came across the plains in a covered wagon and arrived in northern California in 1846. Her marriage to William Tilden produced the sculptor Douglas Tilden. After the death of her husband, she married Albert Brown. She died in Contra Costa County, CA on May 4, 1934. Her works are rare.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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