James M. Jackson (1819-1859) and Washington J. Jackson (1827-1884)

Conservation Assessment

Name(s): James M. Jackson (1819-1859) and Washington J. Jackson (1827-1884)

to the memory of
James M Jackson
Born July 6th 1819

Died Sept. 2nd 1859
As flowers when day is o’er
the night perfume,
so memories dear,
rise from thy silent tomb.

Washington J. Jackson
Died Aug. 25th, 1884
Asleep in Jesus
Aged 57 Years

Type of Marker: Headstone and footstone
Date of Marker (estimate): 1859
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, sugaring, sunken
Comments: Treatment recommendations concern the footstone, not headstone
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/biocide, consolidation, excavation, pinning and gluing, previously conserved by MC, resetting

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 125
Historic Number: 347
Ledger Book Number: 163
Cemetery Section: 5
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 48
Marker Width (in): 21
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 5
Footstone Height (in): 14
Footstone Width (in): 17
Footstone Thickness (in): 5
Base Length (in): 29
Base Width (in): 12
Base Thickness (in): 5

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.