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Stella Barkley
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Birth: unknown
Death: Feb. 14, 1876

At 17, she was to be married to an older man, but she was in love with a young farmer boy from Covington Indiana. She was to be married on Febuary 14th, Valentines day. When she did not come down on her wedding day her mother came up the stairs and found her dead. Some believe she died of a broken heart and others believe it was either consuption or turburculosis. There is also a story of her casket being coverd by glass, and there is a stair well over by her grave, but the story is that her parents would go and see her. but in the 1950s a water main broke and it got ruined.

Note: Bio courtesy of Michelle Fuller.
Spring Hill Cemetery and Mausoleum
Vermilion County
Illinois, USA
Created by: R & S Fine
Record added: Nov 07, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12284043
Stella Barkley
Added by: Vermilion County Saving Graves
Stella Barkley
Added by: R & S Fine
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- Sam
 Added: May. 6, 2015
May you rest in peace you sweet girl. You died for true love. I Love You even though i never met you. R.I.P.
 Added: Sep. 1, 2011

- Vermilion County Saving Graves
 Added: Feb. 14, 2009
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