Mary Amelia Ingalls (January 10, 1865 – October 20, 1928) was born near the
town of Pepin, ... The historical record is silent as to why Mary did not attend
school during one year in that ... ...
Feb 5, 2013 ... It may have been a brain infection -- not scarlet fever -- that caused Mary Ingalls
of "Little House on the Prairie" to go blind. A new study ...
Feb 4, 2013 ... and she said no. I argued— 'Mary Ingalls was a real person. And it said in the
book that scarlet fever made her go blind.' But clinically, it didn't ...
Nov 7, 2016 ... In the "Little House" series, Mary Ingalls was blinded by scarlet fever.
Researchers say Laura Ingalls Wilder's real sister may have had viral ... Girl,"
there is no reference to Mary having scarlet fever the year she went blind.
Millions who have read Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House ... Laura attributes
Mary's blindness to scarlet fever: ... We conclude that Mary's blindness was
probably caused not by scarlet fever ...
Feb 4, 2013 ... But in a new study, University of Michigan researchers found it is likely scarlet
fever had nothing to do with Mary's blindness.
Feb 4, 2013 ... She remembers commenting that scarlet fever can make you go blind. "The
professor said, 'No ...,' and I said, 'But Mary Ingalls went blind!'
On October 17, 1928, an elderly blind woman named Mary Amelia Ingalls died in
... lived on the banks of Plum Creek in Minnesota, she contracted scarlet fever. ...
Her blue eyes were still beautiful, but they did not know what was before them.
Feb 5, 2013 ... Little House fans may be surprised to hear that Mary Ingalls' blindness may not
have been caused by scarlet fever, as the beloved book series ...
Feb 4, 2013 ... Mary Ingalls, of 'Little House on the Prairie', probably didn't go blind from scarlet
fever ... In the early 1900s, scarlet fever, measles, meningitis and other "diseases
of the ... We feared for several days that she would not get well.