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Granny Rodd or Nawegeshegoqua
Posted by: Mike Connell (ID *****5831) Date: January 27, 2012 at 09:10:42
In Reply to: Granny Rodd or Nawegeshegoqua by Diane Kodet of 218

Mother Rodd's husband was Andrew Rodd. An account of his death written in 1890 for the Michigan Pioneer Historical Society can be found at this link: http://bit.ly/y2mYdk

D.B. Harrington, a prominent early settler of Port Huron, lived with the Saginaw Chippewa as a young man and spoke the language fluently. He painted a portrait of Mother Rodd that hung in the Michigan state library in Lansing for many years (and may still be there today for all I know).



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