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    Almanzo Wilder, married at 28 to 18-year-old Laura Ingalls Wilder

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    • Marissa PenaRivera

      almanzo wilder, married at 28 to a very lucky 18 year old laura ingalls wilder, writer of little house on the prarie

    • Alison Morris

      Almanzo Wilder, married at 28 to a very lucky 18-year-old Laura Ingalls Wilder - via My Daguerreotype Boyfriend

    • origami dreamer

      "Almanzo James Wilder (February 13, 1857 - October 23, 1949) was the husband of Laura Ingalls Wilder and father of Rose Wilder Lane, both noted U.S. writers."

    • Norma Rockwell

      Little House on the Prairie! Almanzo Wilder, married at 28 to a very lucky 18-year-old Laura Ingalls Wilder.

    • Susan Brendle

      Almanzo Wilder, married at 28 to 18-year-old Laura Ingalls Wilder. I've always loved his name. Photo from the hilarious My Daguerreotype Boyfriend site.

    • Chere Brown

      31 Things We Learned From Laura Ingalls Wilder For those who didn't grow up in America in the Olden Days, the Little House books were rife with fascinating information. 19. Almanzo Wilder was the perfect man. Even if he was a lot older than Laura, she called him "Manly" because that is what he was.

    • Robin Sorenson

      Almanzo Wilder, married at 28 to a 18-year-old Laura Ingalls Wilder. Little house on the prairie Laura Ingalls.

    • Bruce D. Bryant

      Almanzo James Wilder (1857–1949) was the husband of Laura Ingalls Wilder noted U.S. writer. As part of her Little House series of autobiographical novels, Laura wrote a book titled Farmer Boy about Almanzo's childhood in upstate New York. In 1890, Almanzo moved his family to Minnesota, then in 1894, he & Laura left for The Ozarks of Missouri by covered wagon, attracted by brochures of "The Land of the Big Red Apple" & stories of a local man who had traveled to Missouri to see for himself.

    • Lisa Lunce

      ALMONZO WILDER (husband of Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of Little House on the Prairie)

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