Pollock/Sandors Family Gravesites
The inscriptions on the Sandors Oblisk are:
John Howard Sandors
Apr. 15, 1880
Feb. 10, 1906
The Morning Cometh
Francis Sylvester Sandors
July 9, 1905
May 23, 1906
Age 8 Mo. 14 Dys
The Ledger Inscription is as follows:
Ada Catherine Pollock
Frank C. Blondon
Born Schohanie, Co. N.Y.
Died Baton Rouge
Dec. 27, 1917
This tablet was erected by the colored people of Baton Rouge as a tribute of respect to the twenty nine
years of untiring service that she has given to them.
The Memorial work for Ada Pollock Blundon, John Howard & Francis Sylvester Sandors was restored by
Roselawn Monuments. Funding was provided by the Mid City Redevelopment Coalition, Mid City Cemeteries
and Roselawn Monuments.
The photos taken prior and the conservation of the memorial work. Due to funding issues,
no attempt to conserve the brick and mortor coping was undertaken at this time.
Note the oblisk to John Howard & Francis Sandors
is made of a cast metal, zink also known as White Bronze. The White Bronze memorials were available mail order and shipped
from foundries in the Northern United States.
Ada Pollocks Memorial Ledger appears to be a domestic marble.