Capt. Charles Sandgran

In memory
Of
Capt. Charles Sandgran
a native of Sweden
who was lost at sea in the
year 1829
Aged 48 years.
 
Also of
Sarah
his wife,
Died May 3rd 1860
aged 72 years.
 
“The earth and the sea shall
give up their dead.”

Type of Marker: Headstone on base
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, blistering, sugaring, sunken
Comments: Base is buried 1 ft below grade
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/ biocide, consolidation, fill cracks/blisters, pinning and gluing, raising, removing old pins

Evaluation
Historic Integrity: Intact
Structural Integrity: Good
Material Integrity: Good
Legible Inscription: No inscription present
Degree of Bioturbation: 1/4 sunken

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 330
Historic Number: 112
Ledger Book Number: 378
Cemetery Section: 5
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 30
Marker Width (in): 23
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 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.