Ann Brown (1784-1848)

Conservation Assessment

Name(s): Ann Brown (1784-1848) and William H. Collier (1816-1838)


To our Mother Ann Brown
who departed this life Feb. 19 A.D. 1848 in the 64th year of her age

“rest sweet mother rest in slumber
Fill the resurrection morn;
Then awake and join the number
Whom thy triumphs shall adore.”
“Thought thy presence was endearing
Though thy absence we deplore
When at the Saviours bright approaching
We shall meet to part no more.”


William H. Collier
who departed this life April 14th A.D. 1838 aged 22 years.

Type of Marker: Headstone on base
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, blistering, sugaring, sunken
Degree of Bioturbation: 1/4 sunken
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/ biocide, consolidation, fill cracks/blisters, raising

Historic Integrity: Intact
Structural Integrity: Good
Material Integrity: Good
Legible Inscription: Fair

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 384
Historic Number: 25
Ledger Book: Page 5, Number 25
Cemetery Section: 6
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 8
Marker Width (in): 18
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.