Helped found Laura Ingalls Wilder library in Mansfield, MO.
The "Little House" books, although from Laura Ingalls Wilder's point of view, were all written in the third person.
Her mother Caroline was born December 12, 1839. Her father Charles was born in 1836. They were married February 1, 1860.
Her son, who was unnamed, died on August 10, 1889. He was only a few days old.
Had Scottish ancestry.