Rebecca L. Young (1855-1855) and Virginia Young (1856-1857)

Conservation Assessment


  • Rebecca L. Young (1855-1855)
  • Virginia Young (1856-1857)


Our Darling Babe
Died July 5th 1855
aged 4 mos. and 23 days

Also our 2nd Babe
Died July 21st 1857
aged 16 months

 – Reverse – 

Rebecca L. Young
Virginia Young

Type of Marker: Bedstead
Date of Marker (estimate): 1877
Material: Marble
Comments: Carver’s mark: M.M. Steihmetz
Recommended Treatment: Consolidation, previously conserved by MC

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 126
Ledger Book Number: 164
Cemetery Section: 5
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 16.5
Marker Width (in): 40
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 18

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.