Category: Minor Characters in Little House books

Dr. George Tann

Susan Thurlow shares her research about Dr. George Tann.

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Almost Ten Months

Imagining the life of Charles Frederick Ingalls … from his mother’s perspective.

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Listen and Remember

“Listen,” Uncle George said, “isn’t that pretty?”

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Wilder Barns Burn! — in 1851

“Wilder Barns Burn” in upstate New York! Or so says an 1851 news story.

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Great Discussion a Few Chapters Back

In which we all talk about Cap Garland.

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A Word from Willie

“They can’t ride on my velocipede!” The phrase springs into my head upon the mere mention of the name Willie Oleson. Willie is a fun character, I think.  Like the character of Nellie, Willie in the book series is a

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First James, Then George, Then Grandpa

The story of “Grandpa’s Sled and the Pig” told in Little House in the Big Woods is a popular one. It’s interesting how stories about naughty children are so much more fun than stories about well-behaved ones. 🙂 But the

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Grandpa's father

Lately, I’ve been thinking about Samuel Worthen Ingalls. Laura’s great-grandfather. He interests me because he is the one ancestor Laura never met who makes it into one of her books as a minor character. As I wonder what kind of

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Whatever Happened to Mary Power?

This question has been a common one over the decades, with not much of an answer available until recent years. Gina Terrana, who has researched the life of Mary Power and published articles on her in the Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Laura Ingalls Wilder Family Letters Go Online

Ingalls family letter go online.

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