Captain Caleb Cushing

Conservation Assessment

Inscription:

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

Also
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

Also
Captain John Cushing
who died on
Sunday Evening the 19th day of May, 1833
aged 36 years 7 months and 19 days.

Also 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

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 162
Historic Number: 320
Ledger Book: Page 33, 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.