Peter Sandel (1706-1708) and Andreas Sandel (1711-1711)

Peter and Andreas Sandel were the children of Andreas Sandel (1680-1744) and Maria Mattson (1682-1739).

Conservation Assessment

Name(s): Peter Sandel (1706-1708), Andreas Sandel (1711-1711)


Here lyeth the body of
Peter the son of Andreas
Sandel Minister of this Church who dyed
April ye 21 A.D. 1708
Aged 2 years & 4 months

Here also lyeth the body of
Andreas son of Andreas
Sandel who died Aug 13 AD 1711
aged 2 weeks & 2 days


Job 8.9
We are but of yesterday & known thing
Because our days apon
Erth are a shaddow.

Type of Marker: Headstone and footstone
Material: Soap Stone

Historic Integrity: Intact
Structural Integrity: Good
Material Integrity: Good
Legible Inscription: Excellent

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 84
Historic Number: 419
Ledger Book: Page 22, Number 130
Cemetery Section: 4
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 24
Marker Width (in): 25
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 2
Footstone Height (in): 15
Footstone Width (in): 16
Footstone Thickness (in): 1.5

Prior to Restoration

Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/biocide, fill cracks, pinning and gluing, remove old repair
Issues: Biogrowth, broken/fragmented, harmful/failed repair
Comments: Bronze plate with bronze fasteners support the 3 pieces

Written by Amy Grant

Amy Grant is a graphic designer and web developer. She is the founder of the Southwark Historical Society, a volunteer based group that studies the Southwark Historical District located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.