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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 ...

The real reason Mary Ingalls went blind - CNN.com


Feb 3, 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.

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, ... presented may have since changed and may no longer be accurate. ... In the early 1900s, scarlet fever, measles, meningitis and other ...

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 ...

Scarlet fever probably didn't blind Mary Ingalls in “Little House on ...


Feb 13, 2013 ... Scarlet fever was considered one of the top four causes of blindness ... “It explains not only her fever and headache, but also Mary's 'stroke' ...

Mistaken Infection 'On The Prairie'? | Health News | US News


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.

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!' .

Laura Ingalls' Sister May Not Have Lost Eyesight To Scarlet Fever ...


Feb 7, 2013 ... And I, with such certainty, said, no, no, but Mary Ingalls went blind from scarlet fever. I'm certain of it. I remember the book. And you could see ...

Mary Ingalls: Portrait of a Nineteenth Century Blind Woman


“We regret to report the death of Miss Mary Ingalls. ... fourteen and the Ingalls family 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.

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


Feb 4, 2013 ... Mary Ingalls's blindness at age 14 was likely caused by viral ... Mary and Carrie and baby Grace and Ma had all had scarlet fever. The Nelsons ... The doctor had come every day; Pa did not know how he could pay the bill.

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.

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


We conclude that Mary's blindness was probably caused not by scarlet fever but by ... Mary Ingalls could have contracted scarlet fever and gone blind as a result.