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The Story of De-Dowble-Sa, the Founding Mother of Mukilteo, part 2 | Muk Revisited


Last updated 3/23/2022 at 11:29am

Photo courtesy of Mukilteo Historical Society

Jacob Fowler in his firefighter's gear

Editor's note: This is a second of a two-part series on De-Dowble-Sa, regarded as the Founding Mother of Mukilteo.

De-Dowble-Sa seems to have been closest to her eldest child, Louisa.

Louisa Fowler learned from her mother the art of the needle, and probably other arts as well, like preserving salmon, spinning and digging clams. Louaisa, isolated from other children, grew up petted, and spoiled by her own admission.

Her earliest memories were of "playing along the beach, picking up bright pebbles there, and being entertained by Indians and now and then a White man at father's store."

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