The Martha and Charlotte Years
The Martha Years books are a series of four novels about Laura Ingalls Wilder’s great-grandmother, Martha Morse Tucker.
Martha was born in Scotland; her father was a small landowner, a laird. She emigrated to America and was married to a Scotsman named Lewis Tucker in Boston on January 1, 1799. Among their children was a girl named Charlotte, who would grow up to marry Henry Quiner and give birth to Laura Ingalls Wilder’s mother, Caroline.
Charlotte’s story is told in the Charlotte Years books.
Books about Martha Morse
Books about Charlotte Tucker
Martha illustration by Renee Graef. Charlotte illustration by Dan Andreasen.