Charles Ingalls

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Birthday
10, 1836
Birthplace
Cuba, NY
Death Date
Jun 8, 1902 (66)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
10, 1836
Birthplace
Cuba, NY
Death Date
Jun 8, 1902 (66)

About

Father of author Laura Ingalls Wilder who wrote the popular Little House on the Prairie book series. He helped organize and was an active member of the Congregational Church in De Smet, South Dakota.

Before Fame

He was the second of nine children and became an accomplished carpenter and farmer as a young man.

Trivia

He moved his family frequently, going from Wisconsin to Kansas to Iowa in a matter of years.

Family Life

He was married to Caroline Ingalls from 1860 to 1902 with whom he had daughter Laura.

Associated With

Melissa Gilbert played the role of his daughter Laura Ingalls in the television show based on her books, Little House on the Prairie.