Eleanora Brooks and Elizabeth White

Conservation Assessment


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

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 153
Historic Number: 330
Ledger Book: Page 30, 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.