John Keen and Susanna Steelman

Conservation Assessment

Names:

  • John Keen (d. 1758)
  • Susanna Steelman Keen (d. 1753)

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

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
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.