Ruby Celeste Ingalls

23 May 1855–1 December 1881 (Age 26)
Concord, Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Ruby Celeste

When Ruby Celeste Ingalls was born on 23 May 1855, in Concord, Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Lansford Whiting Ingalls, was 42 and her mother, Laura Louise Colby, was 44. She married Joseph Card on 4 July 1875, in Pepin, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Wisconsin, United States in 1870 and Bergen Township, McLeod, Minnesota, United States in 1880. She died on 1 December 1881, in Inman, Holt, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 26, and was buried in Inman Cemetery, Inman, Holt, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Card
Ruby Celeste Ingalls
Marriage: 4 July 1875
George Sherman Card
Dolly Varden Card
Alma Josephine Card

Spouse and Children

4 July 1875
Pepin, Wisconsin, United States


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World Events (7)


Age 3

Minnesota is the 32nd state.
1862 · The Dakota Conflict/War

Age 7

The Dakota War was an armed conflict between the United States and several bands of Dakota Native Americans. It began along the Minnesota River four years after Minnesota was admitted as a state. The Dakota made attacks on hundreds of settlers, which resulted in their deaths. A military tribunal sentenced 303 Dakota men to death for their crimes but 264 of them were exonerated. The remaining 38 were apart of a mass hanging on December 26 that same year. It was the largest mass execution in United States history.

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Anglo-Scandinavian personal name Ingell, Old Norse Ingjaldr ( see Ingle ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Rhoda Ingles in household of L W Ingles, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ruba S Ingles in household of Julia L Ingles, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Riebea Card in household of Joseph Card, "United States Census, 1880"

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