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Mary Ingalls - Wikipedia


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 ... ...

Brain infection, not scarlet fever, may have caused Mary Ingalls ...


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 ...

Scarlet Fever Probably Didn't Blind Mary Ingalls - The New York Times


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 ...

The real reason Mary Ingalls went blind - CNN.com


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.

Blindness in Walnut Grove: How Did Mary Ingalls Lose Her Sight?


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 ...

Little House books' Mary Ingalls probably did not go blind from ...


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.

What really made Mary Ingalls go blind? - NBC News


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!'

Mary Ingalls: Portrait of a Nineteenth Century Blind Woman


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.

Mary Ingalls Blindness: Scarlet Fever May Not Have Been The Cause


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 ...

Mistaken Infection 'On The Prairie'? - HealthDay


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.