Jehu Curtis Clay (1844-1860) and Simmons Clay (1804-1886)

Conservation Assessment


Name(s): Jehu Curtis Clay (1844-1860), Simmons Clay (1804 – 1886)

Inscription:

IHS
Jehu Curtis Clay
son of Rev. Jehu C. & Simmons Clay
Born Dec. 18th A.D. 1844
Died May 10th A.D. 1860

Simmons Clay
Wife of
Rev. Jehu C. Clay, D.D.
Born July 22nd A.D. 1804
Died March 11th A.D. 1886

Type of Marker: Ledger stone
Date of Marker (estimate): 1886 or 1860
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, sugaring
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/biocide, consolidation, previously cleaned by MC

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 128
Ledger Book Number: 165
Historic Number: 350
Cemetery Section: 5
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 82
Marker Width (in): 33
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.