John Keen and Matthias Keen

Conservation Assessment

Names:

  • John Keen (d. 1758)
  • Susanna Steelman Keen (d. 1753)
  • Matthias Keen (d. 1714)
  • Henrietta Claasen Keen

Inscription:

John Keen
of Oxford Township
Eldest Son and Heir of
Matthias and Henricka Keen
died February 21 A.D. 1758
Aged 63 years

Susanna
Eldest Daughter of
James and Susanna Steelman
of Great Egg Harbour N.J.
Wife of John Keen died
November 9, 1753 aged 59

-Reverse-

Here lyeth ye both of
Matthias Keen
who dyeth July ye 13th 1714
aged 47 years and he was the
eldest son and heir of
Hans and Willemka Keen of
Tacony and grandson of 
the pious Joran Kyn of Swed-
en the founder of Upland

Henrietta
Daughter of Jan Claasen
of Bucks Co. Pennsylvania
Wife of Matthias Keen

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

Evaluation
Historic Integrity: Intact
Structural Integrity: Good
Material Integrity: Good
Legible Inscription: Poor
Lean Direction: Front
Lean Degree: 0-5 deg.

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 94
Historic Number 406
Cemetery Section: 4
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 27
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.