The scarlet fever made her blind and she stayed that way because the nerves in her eye had been permanently damaged.
Mary Ingalls was 14 when she went blind.
In 1879, Mary Ingalls became blind.
Mary Ingalls goes blind in Little House on the Prairie's fourth season, which aired in 1978.
Mary Ingalls was blind. Older sister of Laura Ingalls
she was blind
She became blind at Walnut Grove,Minnesota.
Mary Ingalls went blind at age 15 from scarlet fever.
Mary Ingalls was an exceptional student; in both regular school and in her college for the blind.
Laura was 12 and Mary was 14
Mary Ingalls, she was the oldest of the children.
Yes, Mary was blind from the time she had scarlet fever at Plum Creek.
The real Mary Ingalls went blind when she was just 15 years old. In real life, she never married nor had any children.
No. Her older blind sister, Mary Amelia Ingalls, was.
Mary IngallsMary Ingalls finished the course at the Blind School. She then lived with her sister, Carrie, and later, she lived with Grace. She passed away on October 20, 1928 at the age of 63.
Fourteen. See the Related Link below.
No. She portrayed Mary Ingalls, a character who eventually went blind, on "Little House on the Prairie", but she is not blind in real life.
There is no "date"; Mary lost her sight gradually as the optic nerves wasted away. She was completely blind by early spring of 1879.
If you're referring to the Mary Ingalls character from the Little House on the Prairie series, she did get married. To Adam, the blind man, remember? Adam Kendall was blind, but he regained his sight from an operation because he got blind from an injury rather than weakened nerves like with Mary. They ran a school for the blind as well. However, the actual Mary Ingalls never married or ran a school for the blind because blind women didn't marry back in those days, and the actual Mary probably didn't really have a desire to teach at a school for the blind. In real life, Mary lived with her parents until they passed away, and then lived with Grace and then with Carrie even later afterwards.
At the beginning of By the Shores of Silver Lake.
Laura had struggles with her sister Mary because she was blind
In the book she did but in the show she just goes to a blind school and then is done her schooling.
moving out west and when her sister Mary became blind she stayed blind for the rest of her life and went to a college for the blind
No one! In the time that Mary lived, blind people didn't marry. Mary lived with Pa and Ma after graduating Blind School in Iowa. When Pa and Ma died, Mary lived with younger sister Grace and her husband.
Iowa College for the Blind (now the Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School)
Mary Ingalls did not have any kids.