cedar hill cemetery

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The graves of Edith and Emily, twins born in 1856. Edith lived to be 92. But Emily didn’t quite make it to her 1st birthday.
Cedar Hill Cemetery 4/5/17

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The gravestones for twin sisters. Edith died in 1948 aged 92, she lived a very long time. But Emily didn’t quite live a year, having been born March 22nd, like her sister, but passing away not even a year later, January 15th 1857. Such was the extreme unfairness of life, especially in the 1800s, when medicine was still in it’s infancy. And as many would argue, still is.
Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford CT 2016