Jane Ann and John Murtland

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Sacred to the memory of Jane Ann
daughter of John and Ellen Murtland who departed this life August 19th 1849 aged 6 years and 7 months.

Weep not for me, my parents dear
To grieve it is in vain.
Christ is my hope you need not fear
We all shall meet again

Also John
son of John and Ellen Murtland who departed this life March 20th 1850 aged 4 months and 20 days.

Dearest John thou hast left us, And thy loss we deeply feel, It was Christ who has bereft us, He can all our sorrows heal.

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

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 262
Historic Number: 198
Ledger Book: Page 45-46, Number 308
Cemetery Section: 5
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 47.5
Marker Width (in): 25.5
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.