Adulsa/Nora Hodgekiss/Susan Wasson

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Adulsa/Nora Hodgekiss/Susan Wasson

1841–1917
Submitted by Shirod Yonker

My great-great-grandmother was married twice to white men; it was common to change their Indian wives’ names to those of their dead mothers. Adulsa is her Indian name. Ended up being the matriarch of most of the contemporary Coquille tribe.