Eliza Brown (1784-1796)

Possible name on marker: Eliza Brown

Conservation Assessment

Name(s): Eliza Brown (1784-1796)
Inscription (barely legible):


In Memory of Eliza Brown
who departed this life October 5, 1796
aged 12 years, 8 months and 19 days
With her the various seasons woven into one
And that one season an eternal spring


Type of Marker: Headstone
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, blistering, cracking, sugaring
Treatment: Cleaning w/biocide, consolidation, fill cracks

Evaluation
Historic Integrity: Intact
Structural Integrity: Good
Material Integrity: Good
Legible Inscription: Poor
Degree of Bioturbation: 1/4 sunken

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 4
Historic Number: 3
Ledger Book Number: 3
Cemetery Section: 1
Orientation: West
Marker Height/Length (in): 17
Marker Width (in): 15
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 2
Date of Marker (estimate): 1796

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.