Robert Ottinger (1800-1863) and Elizabeth Ottinger (1805-1896)

Conservation Assessment

Name(s):

  • Robert Ottinger (1800-1863)
  • Elizabeth Ottinger (1805-1896)

Inscription:

My Husband Sacred to the memory
Robert Ottinger
Born April 7th 1800
Died September 29th 1863

Also his wife Elizabeth Ottinger
Born March 27th 1805
Died June 10th 1896 in her 92nd year.

Type of Marker: Headstone on base
Date of Marker (estimate): late 19th century
Material: Marble
Issues: Soiling, sugaring
Recommended Treatment: Consolidation, previously cleaned by MC, previously conserved by MC

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 351
Historic Number: 82
Ledger Book: Page 56, Number 383
Cemetery Section: 5
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 42
Marker Width (in): 21.5
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 2.5

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.