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Photos of Richard Williams and Carroll Cemetery Restoration for  Montgomery County Historical Commission by Ross Ohendlaski for his
Eagle Project October 2015
 

You may find it interesting to  see these photos taken of the  historic Richard Williams family cemetery and adjacent Carroll family cemetery which were cleaned as a Eagle Scout project by Historical Commission Youth Advisory Board (YAB) member Ross Ohendalski.

 

Ross was assisted by a number of people including YAB members Robert Lynch and John Taylor.

 

Richard Williams was a soldier in the Texas Revolution whose family land grant was east of present day Willis.  Richard Williams also served as a captain of the Texas Army in 1842 in the Somerville Expedition and in the 1840ís and 1850ís, a County Commissioner for Montgomery County.

 

Larry L. Foerster,  Chairman
MONTGOMERY  COUNTY HISTORICAL  COMMISSION

 

Richard Williams Cemetery Restoration for Montgomery County Historical Commission
September 12, 19, & 26, 2015 by
Ross Ohendlaski
for his Eagle Project October 2015


Montgomery County Historical Commission Youth Advisory Board Volunteers:  Ross Ohendalski, Robert Lynch, John Taylor


Richard Williams Cemetery Gravestones before Cleanup


Richard Williams Gravestone by itself before clean up


Carroll Family Cemetery overgrown area full of trees and briars at the the back of Richard Williams Cemetery before cleanup


During the Carroll Family Cemetery Cleanup


Carroll Family Cemetery after D-2 Solution has been applied to
three (3) Gravestones


Completed Carroll Family Cemetery cleanup


Richard Williams Cemetery Gravestones before cleanup


Richard Williams Gravestone by itself before cleanup
 


Digging out dirt around gravestones with help from YAB
(Youth Advisory Board) and Boy Scout volunteers.


After area dug out, weed barrier and steel edging was installed


Edging installed around seven (7) gravestones all in a row and
one (1) gravestone by itself a few feet away.


D-2 Solution for cleaning gravestones was applied to each


Completed Restoration of Richard Williams Cemetery


Richard Williams Texas State Historical Marker before Cleanup


Richard Williams State Historical Marker
after tree removed and marker cleaned


Richard Williams Cemetery after Restoration Completed

 

Thank you Montgomery County Historical Commission and Ross Ohendalski and the YAB for allowing Montgomery County TXGenWeb  website to post the restoration photos of Richard Williams Cemetery and the adjacent Carroll Cemetery Restoration. Thank you all for a job well-done.

 

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