Sterling and Mary Busenbark (d/o Joseph R. and Emma) were married on December 16, 1917. This photograph is possibly an engagement picture. In the 1920 census, Sterling was listed as a laborer in a weave shop. In the 1930 census (and after), he was a farmer in Union Township. Sterling was a WWI Veteran, a member of the New Market Christian Church, Odd Fellows Lodge 72, and WWI Barracks at Crawfordsville. Mary lived until the age of 91 and was a life member of New Market Christian Church and a graduate of New Market High School in 1913.