Jane Sparks

Conservation Assessment


Name(s): Jane Sparks (1787-1848)
Inscription (from a previous marker):

Sacred to the memory of
Mrs. Jane Sparks
wife of Jacob F. Sparks
who departed this life
November 25th 1848
in the 61st year of her age.

Type of Marker: Headstone on base
Date of Marker (estimate): 1842
Material: Granite
Issues: Biogrowth, soiling
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/ biocide

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 224
Historic Number: 241
Ledger Book: Pages 39-40, Number 267
Cemetery Section: 5
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 17
Marker Width (in): 20
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 11
Base Length (in): 17
Base Width (in): 20
Base Thickness (in): 11

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.