The Ingalls Family
Charles Phillip Ingalls – “Pa”
This is Laura Ingalls Wilder’s father, better known as “Pa” in the Little House Books.
Caroline Lake Quiner – “Ma”
This is Laura Ingalls Wilder’s mother, better known as “Ma” in the Little House Books.
Mary Amelia Ingalls
This is Laura’s older sister, whom became blind. Laura was her “eyes” to the world.
Laura Elizabeth Ingalls
This is Laura of the Little House books, and the writer of the wonderful children’s series.
Caroline Celestia Ingalls “Carrie”
This is Laura’s younger sister Carrie.
Charles “Freddie” Frederick Ingalls Jr.
Laura’s younger brother who died as an infant. He never appeared in the Little House series.
Grace Pearl Ingalls
This is Baby Grace, Laura’s youngest sister.
The Ingalls and Quiner’s
Henry and Charlotte Quiner, and her second husband Frederick Holbrook
Laura’s maternal grandparents, the parents of Caroline Lake (Quiner) Ingalls. Also Frederick Holbrook, whom Charlotte married after Henry’s death.
Lansford Whiting Ingalls & Laura Louise Colby Ingalls
Laura’s paternal grandparents, the parents of Charles Ingalls.
Laura Ladocia Ingalls and her family
Aunt Docia, Uncle Hi, Lena and Gene, from the Big Woods and Silver Lake.
Almanzo James Wilder
Husband to Laura Ingalls Wilder
Rose Wilder Lane
Rose is Laura and Almanzo’s only daughter.
Baby Son Wilder
This is Laura and Almanzo’s only son, who died shortly after birth.
Royal is Almanzo’s brother. The two lived together in De Smet, and appeared in several of the Little House books.
Eliza Jane Wilder
This is Almanzo’s sister, and was also Laura’s school-teacher in Little Town on the Prairie.
Claire Gillette Lane
Husband to Rose Wilder Lane
Alice Maria Wilder Baldwin
Almanzo’s sister Alice, from Farmer Boy
Perley Day Wilder
Almanzo’s youngest brother.
Nellie is Laura’s arch-rival in the Little House books.
One of the three girls Laura made into the Nellie Oleson character.
Reverend Edwin Hyde Alden – Reverend Alden
The Reverend from both Walnut Grove and De Smet.
The wildcat from Tennessee, this is the man who met Santa Claus to get the presents for the Ingalls girls on Christmas.
Cap Garland was a friend of Laura’s and Almanzo’s, and was the one who went with Almanzo to buy wheat when the town was starving during The Long Winter.
Mary Power was one of Laura’s closest friends while attending school in De Smet.
Robert and Ellie Boast
The Boasts were among the Ingalls family’s closest friends, and shared many holidays with one another.