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Caroline Lake Quiner Ingalls
Birth: Dec. 12, 1839
Waukesha County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Apr. 20, 1924
De Smet
Kingsbury County
South Dakota, USA

Folk and literary figure. Born the fifth of seven children of Henry and Charlotte Tucker Quiner in Brookfield, Wisconsin. At sixteen, she started as a teacher, but married Charles Ingalls in February of 1860 effectively ending her career. She followed her husband through numerous moves and settled in more than half a dozen homes before she extracted a promise from her husband that their next move would be their last. The family settled in Dakota Territory on Silver Lake outside what would become the town of De Smet, South Dakota. She and her husband had five children Mary, Laura, Carrie, Charles Frederick, and Grace. It was daughter Laura who immortalized her family in the popular ‘Little House' series of books. She died unexpectedly at her home after a short illness at age 84. (bio by: Iola) 
Family links: 
  Henry Newton Quiner (1807 - 1845)
  Charlotte Wallis Tucker Holbrook (1809 - 1884)
  Charles Phillip Ingalls (1836 - 1902)*
  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)*
  Martha Morse Quiner (1832 - 1836)*
  Joseph Carpenter Quiner (1834 - 1862)*
  Henry Odin Quiner (1835 - 1886)*
  Martha Jane Quiner Carpenter (1837 - 1927)*
  Caroline Lake Quiner Ingalls (1839 - 1924)
  Eliza Ann Quiner Ingalls (1842 - 1931)*
  Thomas Lewis Quiner (1844 - 1903)*
  Charlotte Elizabeth Holbrook Moore (1854 - 1939)**
*Calculated relationship
De Smet Cemetery
De Smet
Kingsbury County
South Dakota, USA
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- krgreany
 Added: Oct. 12, 2017
You are my inspiration. God bless.
- Tami Lewis
 Added: Sep. 30, 2017
I loved all the stories Laura wrote ... thanks to her family life experiences. Rest in peace to both of you.
- Lisa Marie Cross
 Added: Sep. 25, 2017
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