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Ma & Pa Ingalls

Ma and Pa Ingalls in later years

Charles and Caroline Ingalls (Ma and Pa), parents of author Laura Ingalls Wilder.

Peter and Eliza Ingalls (Pa's brother and Ma's sister, who were married)

Pa and Ma Headstones

Carrie Ingalls, born Caroline Celestia Ingalls on August 3, 1870 to Charles (“Pa”) and Caroline (“Ma”) Ingalls, is best known as the younger sister of Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of the Little House on the Prairie books.

Looks like Pa Ingalls

Pa Ingalls' fiddle

Ma & Pa Ingalls, Grace, Carrie, Mary & Laura...

Map of the Ingalls family travels.

Ingall sisters

Charles Ingalls

Ma Ingalls' sister, Eliza who was married to Pa's brother Peter. Either side of her are her SIL Arthur Whiting and her daughter (Laura's double cousin) Alice Ingalls Whiting.

Caroline Ingalls-Ma of Little House on the Prairie.

Ma Ingalls Little House on the Prairie

"She was glad that the cosy house, and Pa and Ma and the firelight and the music, were now. They could not be forgotten, she thought, because now is now. It can never be a long time ago."  ~Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Ingalls family-

Lansford Ingalls Birth:  Nov. 12, 1812 Death:  May 21, 1896 the father of charles P Ingalls and the grand father of Laura Ingalls Wilder.    Family links:   Spouse:   Laura Louise Colby Ingalls (1810 - 1883)*    Children:   Charles Philip Ingalls (1836 - 1902)*   Lydia Louisa Ingalls Stouff (1838 - 1913)*   James Lansford Ingalls (1842 - 1928)*   Laura Ladocia Ingalls Forbes (1846 - 1918)*   Hiram Lemuel Ingalls (1848 - 1923)*   George Whiting Ingalls (1851 - 1901)*

Laura Louise Colby Ingalls 1810 - 1883 The mother of Charles P Ingalls and the grand mother of Laura Ingalls Wilder.    Family links:   Spouse:   Lansford Ingalls (1812 - 1896)    Children:   Charles Philip Ingalls (1836 - 1902)*   Lydia Louisa Ingalls Stouff (1838 - 1913)*   James Lansford Ingalls (1842 - 1928)*   Laura Ladocia Ingalls Forbes (1846 - 1918)*   Hiram Lemuel Ingalls (1848 - 1923)*   George Whiting Ingalls (1851 - 1901)*

The Ingalls Sisters - laura-ingalls-wilder Photo

Pa Ingalls--you can see the very blue eyes and wild hair Laura always wrote about