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George Whiting Ingalls, Pa's younger brother who ran off to join the Union Army when he was 14. He was the "wild" uncle that scared Laura in Little House In The Big Woods.

George Whiting Ingalls, Pa's younger brother who ran off to join the Union Army when he was He was the "wild" uncle that scared Laura in Little House In The Big Woods.

Elmer E. McConnell was the beau and eventual husband of Laura's friend Ida Wright Brown.  Elmer and Ida married in 1885, the same year Laura married Almanzo Wilder.  The McConnells eventually settled in Sacramento, CA.  They had five children, including a daughter named Laura.

McConnell was the beau and eventual husband of Laura's friend Ida…

Beth Ingalls, great-granddaughter of Hiram Ingalls (Charles Ingalls brother) is a distant cousin of Laura Ingalls Wilder.

Beth Ingalls, great-granddaughter of Hiram Ingalls (Charles Ingalls brother) is a distant cousin of Laura Ingalls Wilder.

Who is the real Laura Ingalls? Is she the smart, strong, and resourceful fictional character of the Little House books? Or is she the more mature and somewhat worldly Laura Ingalls of Pioneer Girl?

Who is the real Laura Ingalls? Explore this question in detail with author Pamela Smith Hill

Laura and Mary

Laura and Mary around the time of These Happy Golden Years by bsasserdaughtridge, - created with BeFunky Photo Editor and Collage Maker

Laura's cousin, Peter Ingalls--so cool that I found this picture!  (he and Laura were very close especially after Laura and Almanzo were married--he also traveled with Royal down the Mighty Mississippi River after leaving De Smet)

Peter Ingalls, Laura's cousin, went to live with Laura and Almanzo on their farm to help with the farm work after the couple contracted diphtheria, leaving Almanzo partially lame. Peter was the son of Peter and Eliza Ingalls.

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Laura Ingalls Wilder /author of Little House on the Prairie/Country Cabins

Carrie Ingalls (2nd from left standing behind the net) and other members of her tennis team in De Smet, SD

Carrie Ingalls from left standing behind the net) and other members of her tennis team in De Smet, SD

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