Peter Riley INGALLS

Born:Feb 14 1833 In:  Cuba, NY
Died:Mar 22 1900 (at age 67)In:  Milaca, Mille Lacs County, Minnesota


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Immediate family

Eliza Ann INGALLS (born QUINER)
His wife
Alice Josephine WHITING (born INGALLS)
His daughter
Ella Estella WHITING (born INGALLS)
His daughter
Peter Franklin INGALLS
His son
Lansford Newcomb INGALLS
His son
Edith Florence Bingham (born INGALLS)
His daughter
Edmond Llewellyn INGALLS
His son
<Private> INGALLS
His child
Landsford Whiting Lansford INGALLS
His father
Laura Louise Louisa INGALLS (born COLBY)
His mother
Aaron Ingalls
His brother
Aaron Ingalls
His brother
Charles Phillip INGALLS
His brother
Lydia Louise Stouff Ingalls
His sister
Polly Melona Mary QUINER (born INGALLS)
His sister
James Landsford Lansford INGALLS
His brother
Laura Ladocia "Docia" FORBES (born Ingalls)
His sister
Hiram Lemuel INGALLS
His brother
George Whiting Whitting INGALLS
His brother
Ruby Celestia CARD (born Card Ingalls)
His sister
Lafayette INGALLS
His brother
<Private> INGALLS
His sibling
Julia L Ingles
His sister
Caroline Ingles
His sister




Cause of Death: fatty deganeration of the heart

BIOGRAPHY: Peter Riley Ingalls, the older brother of Charles Ingalls, w

as born to Landsford and LauraIngalls in 1833 in Cuba, New York.

Eliza Ann Quiner, the younger sister of Caroline Quiner Ingalls, was bo

rn to Henry and Charlotte Quiner on April 21, 1842, in Brookfield, Wiscons



BIOGRAPHY: The Ingalls andQuiner families moved several times over the ne

xt few years, and eventually both ended up in Jefferson County, Wisconsi

n. Peter and Eliza were married in Concord, Wisconsin, on June 5, 1861. Th

ey had six children, who were Laura's double cousins: Alice (1862), Ella (

1865), Peter (1866), Lansford (1870), Edith (1872), and Edmond Llewellyn (



BIOGRAPHY: Uncle Peter and Aunt Eliza came to the Ingalls cabin for Christ

mas in Little House in the Big Woods. Laura wrote of playing with Alice, E

lla, and Peter, and also mentioned the baby, Dolly Varden.Dolly Varden w

as the family's nickname for Edith because she had a dress made of a mater

ial by this name.


BIOGRAPHY: Uncle Peter and his family leftPepin with Laura's family in 187

4. The two families traveled together until reaching Zumbro Falls, Minneso

ta, where Peter's family settled. Laura's family continued on to Walnut Gr

ove, Minnesota.


BIOGRAPHY: Laura never wrote of seeing Uncle Peter and Aunt Eliza again, b

ut Cousin Alice and her husband camefor avisit in These Happy Golden Yea

rs and Cousin Peter lived in De Smet, South Dakota with Laura and Alman

zo during The First Four Years.


BIOGRAPHY: Laura did not record this in her books, but her family spent t

he summer of 1876 at Uncle Peter's farm in eastern Minnesota, before trave

ling on to Burr Oak, Iowa. Baby Freddy died here, and is likely buri

ed on Uncle Peter's farm orin a nearby cemetery. Also not mentioned in t

he books, Ella and her husband and baby Earl also visited De Smet briefl

y, as recorded in the diary of Laura's sister Grace.
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