David and Mary Hobbs

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Sacred to the memory of David Hobbs
only son of John and Mary Hobbs who departed this life February 22nd A.d. 1856 aged 7 years and 1 day.

I take this little lamb said He,
And lay it in my breast,
Protection it shall find in me,
In Me be ever blest.

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Sacred to the memory of Mary
wife of John Hobbs Died Sept. 2nd 1864 aged 52 years. whom the Lord loveth He chasenet

Type of Marker: Headstone
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, sugaring, vegetation
Comments: side of headstone is encased in tree trunk
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/ biocide, consolidation, fill cracks/blisters

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 270
Historic Number: 211
Ledger Book: Page 47, Number 315
Cemetery Section: 5
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 16.5
Marker Width (in): 18
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 1

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.