Laura Ingalls Wilder

Writer and an Amazing Person By: Ben

The Early Life of Laura

She was born on February 7th 1867. Her parents worked hard to keep the family of 7 alive during her childhood. When she was 2 her family moved to an osage indian reserve where she saw her first train.

Life in Desmet South Dakota

In Desmet the Ingalls family was struck by a string of blizzards. In the blizzards the family ran out of food and wood. Lauras future husband saved the town by bringing wheat on a sled to the town.

Almanzo and Laura

They moved twice before moving back to Desmet. When they were just married a series of unfortunate events struck the couple including the death of there 2 year old son. After the events Laura moved to Missouri were she wrote both of the series.