Rebecca and Joseph Karrick

Conservation Assessment

Name(s): Rebecca Karrick (1803-1805) and Joseph Karrick (1766-1829)

Inscription:

In Memory of
Rebecca Karrick
daughter of
Joseph and Rebecca Karrick,
who departed this life

January 7, 1805
aged 2 years and
10 months

Also

To the Memory of
Joseph Karrick
who departed this life
May 7, 1829
aged 63 years

Type of Marker: Table tomb w/ brick
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, blistering, sugaring
Comments: one level of brick
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/biocide, consolidation, fill cracks

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 5
Cemetery Section: 1
Historic Number: 5
Ledger Book Number: 5
Date of Marker (estimate): 1829
Marker Height (in): 48
Marker Width (in): 18
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 3

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.