James and Hannah Hale

Conservation Assessment

Inscription:

Sacred to the memory of James Hale
son of Charles W and Hannah Hale Born January 4th 1832 and died July 29th 1832 aged 6 months and 25 days.
Also
Mrs. Hannah Hale
wife of Charles W. Hale born July 29th 1791
and died May 16th 1854 aged 59 years 9 months and 16 days. Think husband of our happy days
While in the ground my body lays
My spirit rests with God on high
Where you amy find me by and by
My children dear thats left behind
May God direct their youthful minds
Teach them how they may become guests
Where their dear mother’s spirit rests.

Type of Marker: Ledger stone
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, broken/fragmented, deformed, erosion, sugaring
Comments: broken into 3 pieces; raise and set onto lentils
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/biocide, consolidation, excavation, fill cracks, patching, pinning and gluing

Evaluation
Structural Integrity: Poor
Material Integrity: Poor
Legible Inscription: No inscription

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 73
Historic Number: 434
Ledger Book: Page 15, Number 92
Cemetery Section: 4
Marker Height/Length (in): 72
Marker Width (in): 36
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 2

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.