John Bioren, Sr. (1772-1835)

Conservation Assessment

Name(s): John Bioren, Sr. (1772-1835), Hannah Bioren (1781-1850), George Bioren (1781-1814)

Inscription (probably from previous stone, appears to have been replaced):

Our Mother Sleepeth
Departed this life
March 3d 1850
Hannah wife of John Bioren
aged 69 years

My spirit trusting in the living God,
Hath wing’d its way to blissful realms above
Oh! trust in Jesus as your only guide
To that blest land we have no hope beside

In Memory of John Bioren, Senr.
who departed this life August 22th 1833 (Should be 1835)

Aged 65 years 5 months (should be 63 years 5 months)
In all the relations of Husband
Father and Friend he stood Dominent
Hear what the voice from Heaven
Declares to those in Christ who die
Released from all their earthly cares
They dwell with him on High.

In Memory of George W. Bioren
Born Feby 22d 1814

Died July 8th 1847 aged 33 years.
Death has been here and born away
A brother from our side.

Type of Marker: Lawn Crypt
Date of Marker (estimate): 1850
Material: Granite
Issues: Biogrowth, soiling

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 36
Historic Number: 482
Cemetery Section: 3
Ledger Book: Pages 12-13, Numbers 72-74
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 72
Marker Width (in): 36
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.