Penrose and John Kyser Bockius

Conservation Assessment

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

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

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 221
Historic Number: 239
Ledger Book 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.