Joseph and Catharine Douglass and their children

Conservation Assessment

Names: Charles Graff, Henry Graff, Joseph Douglass, Sarah Ann Douglass and Catharine Douglass
Inscription:

Charles Graff
son of
Joseph and Catharine
Douglass

Died at Louisville, Kentucky
May 1854
In the 41st year of his age

Also
Henry Graff
son of
Joseph and Catharine
Douglass

Died at Stockton, California
November 27th 1858
In the 42d year of his age
Death leads to its eternal rest

The weary soul

-Reverse-

Sacred
to
the memory of

Joseph Douglass
who departed this life
August 28th 1828
in the 52nd year of his age.

Also
Sarah Ann
Eldest daughter of
Joseph & Catharine Douglass
who departed this life
July 17th 1830
in the 22nd year of her age

Kind angels watch this sleeping dust
Till Jesus comes to raise the just
Then may they wake in sweet surprise
And in their Saviours image rise

Also

Catharine Douglass
Wife of
Joseph Douglass

Died January 28th 1859 aged 74 years

I have waited for thy
Salvation O Lord.

Type of Marker: Headstone
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, blistering, broken/fragmented, delamination, harmful/failed repair, sugaring
Comments: Remove old repair
Recommended Treatment: Consolidation, fill cracks, patching, pinning and gluing

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 14
Historic Number: 380
Ledger Book Number: 55
Cemetery Section: 2
Orientation: West
Marker Height/Length (in): 39
Marker Width (in): 24
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.