Florence, Ann, Harry and Charles Close

Conservation Assessment

Inscription:
Our Angels
Florence & Anne
Harry
Charles

According to church records:

Florence Ford Close, died July 29, 1853, age 15 months

Annie Sangstan Close, died August 3, 1855, age 18 months of dysentery

Harry Florence Close, died December 7, 1859, aged 2 and 1/2 years of Scarlet  Fever

Charles S. Close, died June 10, 1861, at age 2 and 1 month of congestion of the brain.

Type of Marker: Headstone on base
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, blistering, sugaring
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/biocide, consolidation, fill cracks/blistering

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 55
Historic Number: 446
Ledger Book: Page 17, Number 98
Cemetery Section: 4
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 32
Marker Width (in): 19
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 3.5
Footstone Height (in): 14
Footstone Width (in): 13
Footstone Thickness (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.