Davis and Elizabeth Denike

Conservation Assessment


Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth Denicke
wife of Davis Denicke who departed this life June 1st 1829 aged 55 years 10 months and 28 days
In the I lost a mother dear
A loving wife a friend sincere

Also Davis Denike
Born June 26th 1762 Died February 14th 1838 aged 76 years.

Type of Marker: Headstone
Material: Marble

Historic Integrity: Intact
Structural Integrity: Good
Material Integrity: Fair
Legible Inscription: No inscription

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 97
Historic Number: 388
Ledger Book: Page 22, Number 133
Cemetery Section: 4
Marker Height/Length (in): 9
Marker Width (in): 18
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 1.5

Prior to Restoration
Issues: Biogrowth, blistering, loss, sugaring
Comments: top half was found in front of marker #98. The top measures 36″x18″x1.5″. It is heavily blistered
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/biocide, consolidation, fill cracks, pinning and gluing

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.