Eleanora Brooks and Elizabeth White Brooks

Conservation Assessment

Inscription:

Sacred
to the
memory
of
Mrs. Elenora Brooks

wife of Capt. Oliver Brooks
departed this life
15th May 1826;
aged 26 years 8 months
Requiescat en pace

So teach us to number our
days, that we may apply
our hearts unto wisdom.

Also to the memory of
their daughter
Elizabeth White
who departed this life
July 24th 1826
aged 5 years & 5 months

Type of Marker: Headstone
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, blistering, sugaring
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/biocide, consolidation, fill cracks

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 153
Historic Number: 330
Ledger Book Number: 192
Cemetery Section: 5
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 43
Marker Width (in): 18
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.