Eleanor Donaldson (1737-1773)

Conservation Assessment

Name(s): Eleanor Donaldson (1737-1773)
Inscription:

Sacred
to the memory of
Eleanor Donaldson
wife of Andrew Donaldson

shipwright
who departed this life
May 12th A.D. 1773
age 36 years.
Mercy she sought both night and day.
Wishing rom earth to be away
Yet did she own Gods will was best
Likewise his time to give her rest.

Type of Marker: Ledger stone
Date of Marker (estimate): 1773
Material: Marble
Recommended Treatment: Previously cleaned by MC, previously conserved by MC

Evaluation
Historic Integrity: Intact
Structural Integrity: Excellent
Material Integrity: Excellent
Legible Inscription: Fair

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 68
Historic Number: 441
Ledger Book Number: 96
Cemetery Section: 4
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 73
Marker Width (in): 36
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 2.5

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.