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Laura Ladocia "Docia" Ingalls Forbes
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Birth: Jul. 8, 1846
Death: Jan. 18, 1918

sister to Charles Ingalls
aunt to Laura Ingalls Wilder (author of the "Little House" books)


Known as "Docia," she was the aunt of Laura Ingalls Wilder (Pa's sister), and appeared in several of her books, including "Little House in the Big Woods" and "By the Shores of Silver Lake." By her first husband August Waldvogle she had two children, Lena Evelyn and August Eugene, who appeared as cousins Lena and Jean in "By the Shores of Silver Lake." With her second husband Hiriam Forbes she had seven more children: Ida, Adeline, Emma, Mary Amanda, Maude, Frances and Katie. After leaving Dakota Territory, the family moved to Nebraska, where Hiriam died in 1906. Docia then moved to Colorado to be near her son Gene, where she died in 1918.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Lansford Whiting Ingalls (1812 - 1896)
  Laura Louise Colby Ingalls (1810 - 1883)
 
 Spouses:
  August Waldvogel (1848 - 1884)
  Hiram Forbes (1828 - 1906)*
 
 Children:
  Lena Evelyn Waldvogel Heikes (1866 - 1943)*
  August Eugene Waldvogel (1868 - 1945)*
  Ida May Forbes Norman (1875 - 1953)*
  Adeline Forbes Russell (1877 - 1936)*
  Mary Amanda Forbes Baker (1881 - 1958)*
  Maud Marie Forbes Gunderson (1884 - 1983)*
  Frances I Forbes Halda (1887 - 1968)*
  Katie P Forbes (1890 - 1919)*
 
 Siblings:
  Peter Riley Ingalls (1833 - 1900)*
  Charles Phillip 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)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Fort Morgan
Morgan County
Colorado, USA
 
Maintained by: Robin Pewtress
Originally Created by: Nancy Mayer
Record added: Oct 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60500671
Laura Ladocia Docia <i>Ingalls</i> Forbes
Added by: Robin Pewtress
 
Laura Ladocia Docia <i>Ingalls</i> Forbes
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Laura Ladocia Docia <i>Ingalls</i> Forbes
Added by: Nancy Mayer
 
 
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