Morgan Ragan

Conservation Assessment

Name(s):

  • Morgan Ragan
  • William Ragan
  • Catharine Shermer

Inscription:

Our Father
Morgan Ragan
who departed this life

August 20th 1817
Aged 33 years
Meet me in the realms of Glory

Our Brother
William Ragan
son of
Morgan & Catharine Ragan

who departed this life
March 3rd 1856
aged 47 years
An affectionate son, devoted brother
and sincere friend

Our Mother
Catharine
wife of John Shermer
Died December 17th 1871

aged 85 years

Type of Marker: Headstone on base
Date of Marker (estimate): 1817-1871
Material: Marble
Recommended Treatment: Previously conserved by MC

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 138
Historic Number: 344
Ledger Book Number: 189
Cemetery Section: 5
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 45
Marker Width (in): 24
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 3
Base Length (in): 28
Base Width (in): 10
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.