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|What year was Laura Ingalls Wilder born?|
1867. She was born in 1867, two years after the Civil War ended.
|What month was Laura Ingalls Wilder born?|
February. Laura was born on Februaru 7, 1867.
|How many sisters did Laura Ingalls Wilder have?|
3. Laura had an older sister Mary and two younger sisters, Carrie and Grace.
|In which state was Laura Ingalls Wilder born?|
Wisconsin. Laura was born in the Big Woods of Wisconsin.
|In which state was Laura Ingalls Wilder's husband Almanzo born?|
New York. Almanzo Wilder was born in Malone, NY.
|What flower was Laura Ingalls Wilder and Almanzo's daughter named after?|
Rose. Laura named her after her favorite flower, the prarie rose.
|In what month was Ingalls Wilder's daughter born?|
December. She was born on December 5, 1886.
|What state did Laura Ingalls Wilder, Almanzo and Rose eventually settle in?|
Missouri. They moved to a farm in Mansfield, MO.
|When Almanzo died in 1949, leaving Laura widowed, how many of her grandchildren were still alive?|
none. Sadly, Rose's brief marriage produced only one child, a son who either died when very young or was stillborn (no clear historical record exists). The suggestion is that complications after the birth left Rose unable to bear any more children.
|What year did Laura Ingalls Wilder die?|
1957. Laura died on February 10, 1957; three days after her 90th birthday.
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