Martha and Lewis Dobelbower

Conservation Assessment

Name(s): Martha Dobelbower, Lewis Dobelbower
Inscription:

Fidelis ad urnum
Mother
For whither thou goest, I will go, and thy God shall be my God.
Martha Dobelbower (north side)
Sacred to the memory of Martha Dobelbower
who departed this life May 21, 1846 aged 63 years
In eternal remembrande (west side)
Memoria in Aterna
Father
In thee, O Lord, have I put my trust
Lewis Dobelbower (south side)
Sacred to the memory of Lewis Dobelbower
who departed this life Aug. 21. 1849 aged 70 years Erected A. D. 1876 (east side)

Type of Marker: Other
Material: Marble
Issues: Blistering, sugaring
Comments: Ferrous metal stain on urn, caused by iron pin previously removed by MC
Recommended Treatment: Previously conserved by MC

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 218
Historic Number: 259
Ledger Book: Page 37, Number 248
Cemetery Section: 5
Marker Height/Length (in): 82
Marker Width (in): 37
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 37

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.