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Yesterday was my wedding reception. As I was reflecting on it, I thought of these markers.

Fred W. Farrar and Sarah F. Mullin

The angle is a little odd. The first tombstone is for:

Fred W. Farrar
Died Nov. 3, 1920
22 yrs.

The one for the adjoining grave reads:

Sarah F. Mullin
Died Feb. 12, 1921
20 yrs. 11 mos.
Fred’s sweetheart

You now know everything I do about Fred and Sarah, but their tombstones haunt me in a way that many others don’t. Who were they? Were they already engaged, with a wedding planned? How did they die? My research so far has come up with nothing, but I plan to keep looking, because their story haunts me.

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