Captain Caleb Cushing

Conservation Assessment


In Memory of
Captain Caleb Cushing
who departed this life
fourth day of December 1820
aged 47 years 6 months & 9 days

in memory of the following children
of Caleb and Marget Cushing
Eliza Cushing who departed this life
on the 31st day of July 1795
aged 6 months and 9 days.
Mary Cushing who departed this life
on the 28th day of March 1802
aged 4 months and 18 days.
Caleb Cushing who departed this life
on the 8th day of October 1804
aged 13 months

Captain John Cushing
who died on Sunday Evening
the 19th day of May, 1833

aged 36 years 7 months and 19 days.

Margaret Cushing

Died July 18th 1847
aged 69 years.

Type of Marker: Box Tomb
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, sugaring
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/biocide, consolidation

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 162
Historic Number: 320
Ledger Book Number: 215
Cemetery Section: 5
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 72
Marker Width (in): 35
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 22

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.