Penrose and John Kyser Bockius

Conservation Assessment


In memory of Penrose Bockius
Born Sept. 27, 1848 Died June 26, 1850

Also John Keyser Bockius
Born March 8, 1842 Died July 114, 1854 How short the race our dear boy has run Cut down in all his bloom
The course but yesterday begun Now finished in the tomb.

Type of Marker: Headstone
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, loss, sugaring
Elements Missing or Compromised: missing top of portion of marker
Recommended Treatment: Document

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 221
Historic Number: 239
Ledger Book: Page 39, Number 265
Cemetery Section: 5
Marker Height/Length (in): 8
Marker Width (in): 18
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 1

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.