Sarah J. Fosque (1828-1903)

“Mrs. Sarah J. Fosque, aged seventy-five years, died suddenly at the Virginia Home for Incurables Sunday morning about 5 o’clock.  She was subject to heart attacks and this disease as the cause of her demise.  A few moments before she died she rang the bell for a nurse and told her when she came that she wanted the doctor at once.  Before he could get down the steps she was dead.

The remains were shipped yesterday to Philadelphia, where she was born and had a number of relatives.  She married Captain William F. Fosque, of Accomac County, and survived him several years.  She possessed considerable property at the time of her death and was by no means a charity patient at home.  She was a staunch but very liberal minded Episcopalian, frequently, when in better health, attending Methodist camp-meetings and taking great interest in the work of all denominations.  She thought Easter the choicest day on the calendar and this was the day of her death.”

Source: “Obituary.” Richmond Times 14 April 1903: 2. Print.

Sarah Eaton (1894-1957) and Paul Creighton (1894-1918)

Conservation Assessment

Name(s): Sarah Eaton (1894-1957) and Paul Creighton (1894-1918)

Type of Marker: Other
Date of Marker (estimate): 1957
Material: Granite
Issues: Biogrowth, sunken
Comments: 1957 marker
Recommended Treatment: Resetting

Historic Integrity: N/A
Structural Integrity: Excellent
Material Integrity: Excellent
Legible Inscription: Excellent
Degree of Bioturbation: 1/4 sunken

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 46
Cemetery Section: 4
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 9
Marker Width (in): 32
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 12