Phoebe Burgison (1792-1868)

Conservation Assessment

Name(s): Phoebe Burgison (1792-1868)
Inscription:

In memory of
Phoebe Burgison
relict of

Israel Burgison
who died December 11th 1868 aged 76 years
“Not dead but sleepeth.”

And is she gone? on sudden solitude;
How oft that fearful question will intrude;

Yes, she is gone! but we shall meet again.

Type of Marker: Headstone on base
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, sugaring, sunken
Comments: base buried
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/biocide, consolidation, raising

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 121
Historic Number: 362
Ledger Book: Page 25, Number 150
Cemetery Section: 5
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 36
Marker Width (in): 21
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 4.5

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.