Margaretta and William Moore

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Inscription:

My daughter sacred to the memory of Margaretta Moore
daughter of John and Maria Miller who departed this life February 11th A. d. 1850 aged 26 years 6 months and 8 days.

The soul of a daughter is gone
To brighten the triump above
Exalted to Jesus’ throne
And pressed in the arms of his love.
Also her infant son William G. Moore
Died Sept. 1st A.D. 1849 aged 1 month and 1 day.

Nipt in the bud to bloom in heaven.

Type of Marker: Footstone
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, sugaring, sunken
Lean Direction: Front
Lean Degree: 5-15 degrees
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/ biocide, consolidation, raising, resetting

Evaluation
Historic Integrity: Questionable
Structural Integrity: Good
Material Integrity: Good
Legible Inscription: Poor
Degree of Bioturbation: 1/4 Sunken

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 445
Historic Number: 523
Ledger Book: Page 47, Number 317
Cemetery Section: 8
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 9.5
Marker Width (in): 14
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 3.5

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.