Vera was engaged with her beau probably in spring 1889. Her fiance gave her sapphire ring and a quill pen he made out of a feather picked up that fell from a crow's wing.
- "'Let your spirit soar to heaven with it whenever you use it, like the bird who once bore it."
- —Vera's fiance to her.
Vera was extremely talkative. It is assumed she was not a very pleasant personality.
Vera is a female given name of Slavic origin and means faith.
- Anne of Windy Poplars (mentioned only)