Sarah Lungren

Conservation Assessment

Inscription:

Sacred to the Memory of Sarah wife of John Lungren, Sr.
who departed this life May 1st 1818 aged 68 years 5 months & 6 days. Our friend and Mother low is dead
The cold and lifelss Clay
Has made in dust her silent bed
And their it must remain
But is She dead No, No.; She lives,
Her nobler spirit flies
To Heaven above and there receives
The long expected prize

Also our sister

Susan L. Black
who departed this life July 22th 1839 aged 27 years 7 months & 16 days

Also our nephew
Abner Lewis Black
who departed this life December 21st 1847 aged 14 years 7 months & 17 days He sleeps in Jesus

Type of Marker: Headstone
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, loss, sugaring
Elements Missing or Compromised: missing top portion of marker
Recommended Treatment: Document

Evaluation
Historic Integrity: Intact
Structural Integrity: Poor
Material Integrity: Poor
Legible Inscription: No inscription

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 32
Historic Number: 478
Ledger Book: Page 12, Number 70
Cemetery Section: 3
Marker Height/Length (in): 10
Marker Width (in): 21
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 1

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.