Jane Myers (1786-1856)

Conservation Assessment

Name(s): Jane Myers (1786-1856) and George Myers (1781-1869)


Inscription:

Sacred to the memory of Jane Myers
wife of George Myers who departed this life
December 22d 1856, in the 70th year of her age.

Also George Myers
Died December 13th 1869 aged 88 years.


Type of Marker: Headstone
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, blistering, broken/fragmented, cracking, loss, sugaring
Comments: Two pieces, top measures 30″ x 25″ x 1.5″
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/biocide, consolidation, fill cracks, patching, pinning, gluing

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 120
Historic Number: 265
Ledger Book Number: 151
Cemetery Section: 5
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 25
Marker Width (in): 25
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 1.5

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.