Margaret and William Arthurs

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Sacred to the memory of Margaret A. Arthurs
daughter of William & Avan Arthurs who departed this life July 9th 1854 aged 8 months 23 days.
Margaret then wast mild and lovely
Gentle as the summer breeze Pleasant as the air of evening When it floats among the trees.

Also of William Arthurs Died Sept. 6th 1856 aged 35 years

Type of Marker: Headstone
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, blistering, broken/fragmented, loss, sugaring, sunken, vegetation
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/ biocide, consolidation, fill cracks/blisters, patching, raising

Historic Integrity: Intact
Structural Integrity: Fair
Material Integrity: Good
Legible Inscription: Poor
Degree of Bioturbation: 1/4 sunken

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 461
Historic Number: 539
Ledger Book: Page 53-54, Number 360
Cemetery Section: 9
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 20
Marker Width (in): 22
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.