David and Mary Hobbs

Sacred
to the memory of
David Hobbs
only son of John and Mary
Hobbs
who departed this life
February 22nd A.D. 1851
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.
 
(Reverse)
 
Sacred
to the memory of
Mary
wife of John Hobbs
Died Sept. 2nd 1864
aged 52 years.
whom the Lord loveth
He chaseneth

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 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.