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 Most of what is known about Mary Ingles'​ escape from Indian captivity comes from a narrative account of the Ingles Family written by Mary's son, Col. John Ingles, about a decade after her death. Since Mary probably could not write, the narrative may be regarded as a first-person account; especially since she often recounted her experiences to John and her other children, as well as her grandchildren. Most of what is known about Mary Ingles'​ escape from Indian captivity comes from a narrative account of the Ingles Family written by Mary's son, Col. John Ingles, about a decade after her death. Since Mary probably could not write, the narrative may be regarded as a first-person account; especially since she often recounted her experiences to John and her other children, as well as her grandchildren.
  
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 Mary Draper was 18 years old when she married 21-year-old William Ingles in 1750. They set up housekeeping near their parents in a place called [[Draper'​s Meadows]], a settlement of 10 people, in Augusta County, Virginia. Mary Draper was 18 years old when she married 21-year-old William Ingles in 1750. They set up housekeeping near their parents in a place called [[Draper'​s Meadows]], a settlement of 10 people, in Augusta County, Virginia.
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