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Grace Pearl Ingalls Dow
Birth: May 23, 1877
Burr Oak (Winneshiek County)
Winneshiek County
Iowa, USA
Death: Nov. 10, 1941
Manchester
Kingsbury County
South Dakota, USA

Folk and literary figure. Born in Burr Oak, Iowa, the fifth and youngest child of Caroline and Charles Ingalls. After graduating Redfield College, she worked as a schoolteacher in Manchester, South Dakota. In 1901, she married Nathan William Dow. The couple had no children. After the death of their parents, her sister Mary briefly made a home with Grace before settling in with their sister Carrie. Although her family was immortalized in her sister Laura's ‘Little House' series of books, Grace remains little known. She was just eight years old when Laura left home to marry, and so she played a minor role only in the last books of the series. She apparently succumbed to diabetes complications at the age of 64 and was interred in the family plot in De Smet. (bio by: Iola) 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Phillip Ingalls (1836 - 1902)
  Caroline Lake Quiner Ingalls (1839 - 1924)
 
 Spouse:
  Nathan William Dow (1859 - 1943)*
 
 Children:
  Kevin Nathan Dow (1903 - 1957)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Amelia Ingalls (1865 - 1928)*
  Laura Elizabeth Ingalls Wilder (1867 - 1957)*
  Caroline Celestia Ingalls Swanzey (1870 - 1946)*
  Charles Frederick Ingalls (1875 - 1876)*
  Grace Pearl Ingalls Dow (1877 - 1941)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
De Smet Cemetery
De Smet
Kingsbury County
South Dakota, USA
 
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Record added: Nov 10, 1998
Find A Grave Memorial# 3954
Grace Pearl <i>Ingalls</i> Dow
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 Added: Nov. 18, 2014
Remembering you today. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
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