Monday, September 12, 2011

Shoemaker's Zinc Mourner

To date this is the only Zinc/white bronze statue I have found.

Located at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Philadelphia, PA.


Joseph Shoemaker
Born
May 31, 1830
Died
March 8, 1901
In his 71st Year

Ella Shoemaker
Died
March 24, 1915

Note: Ella is the daughter of Joseph Shoemaker.

The following infomation ins from http://www.ancestry.com/.

1880 United States Federal Census about Joseph Shoemaker
Name: Joseph Shoemaker
Home in 1880: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Age: 50
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1830
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
Father's birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's birthplace: Pennsylvania
Occupation: Retired Flour Mfg
Marital Status: Widower
Race: White
Gender: Male
Household Members: Name Age
Joseph Shoemaker 50
Ella Shoemaker 33
Joseph Shoemaker 23
Rachael M. Shoemaker 21
Thomas Shoemaker 18
Catharine O'brien 48

1900 United States Federal Census about Joseph Shoemaker
Name: Joseph Shoemaker
Home in 1900: Philadelphia Ward 24, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Age: 70
Birth Date: May 1830
Birthplace: Penna
[Pennsylvania]
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relationship to head-of-house: Head
Father's Birthplace: Penna
Mother's Birthplace: Germany
Spouse's Name: Mary Shoemaker
Marriage year: 1884
Marital Status: Married
Years married: 16
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Joseph Shoemaker 70
Mary Shoemaker 44
Ella Shoemaker 51
James J Shoemaker 33

The following is from http://www.familysearch.org/.

Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915 for Joseph Shoemaker
Name: Joseph Shoemaker
Death Date: 07 Mar 1901
Death Place: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Cause of Death: Senile Dementia
Gender: Male
Race: White
Death Age: 70 years
Estimated Birth Year: 1831
Birthplace: Phila
Marital Status: Married
Street Address: 632 No. 32nd Street
Cemetery: So. Laurel Hill
Burial Date: 11 Mar 1901
Film Number: 1845288
Digital Folder Number: 4009525
Image Number: 670
Reference Number: item 1 cn 19054

Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915 for Ellen Shoemaker
Name: Ellen Shoemaker
Death Date: 24 Mar 1915
Death Place: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Gender: Female
Race: White
Death Age: 69 years
Estimated Birth Year: 1846
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: Joseph Shoemaker
Father's Birthplace: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa
Mother's Name: Rachel Sphree
Mother's Birthplace: Germany
Place of Residence: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Burial Place: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa
Burial Date: 27 Mar 1915
Film Number: 1429084
Digital Folder Number: 4009413
Image Number: 159
Reference Number: cn 7148

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