Davis and Elizabeth Denike

Conservation Assessment

Inscription:

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 thee 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

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 97
Historic Number: 388
Ledger Book Number: 132
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.