Jacob and Sarah Lawrence

Conservation Assessment


Name(s):
Inscription:

Sacred to the memory of
Jacob Lawrence
born Nov. 4th 1783
Died Sept. 9th 1855
“The ways of the just are as a light
that shineth brighter and brighter
unto a more perfect day.”

Also
Sarah
relict of Jacob Lawrence
Born March 25, 1783
Died September 24, 1863
May they rest in peace

Type of Marker: Headstone
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, sugaring, sunken
Comments: Base buried below grade
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/ biocide, consolidation, pinning and gluing, raising, removing old pins

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 316
Historic Number: 125
Ledger Book: Page 54, Number 363
Cemetery Section: 5
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 37.5
Marker Width (in): 21
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 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.