Charles Wills Grave Again

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All,

I may have mentioned his before, but some of the newer members may be interested in the transformation of the Charles Wills grave site near Eagle off of Speedwell road. It would be interesting to know what they did to improve the text on the stone.


I took this photo in the summer of 1978. Notice how the plants in the area are encroaching on the far stone.

http://www.njpinebarrens.com/~teegate/cw/Charles1978.jpg


Here is the writing on the stone in 1978.

http://www.njpinebarrens.com/~teegate/cw/9_78.jpg


In 2002 the stone miraculously is much cleaner and the text is mush more pronounced.

http://www.njpinebarrens.com/~teegate/cw/CharlesWillsGrave1-26-02.jpg

The bushes have been removed.

http://www.njpinebarrens.com/~teegate/cw/ClarlesWills2002.jpg


Guy
 

bobpbx

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Guy,

In 1979, I had a chance to buy 4 acres in Chatsworth from George Wills (must have been a close relation) for $11,000. It was on top of a hill. I passed it up............bob
 

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BobM said:
Guy,

In 1979, I had a chance to buy 4 acres in Chatsworth from George Wills (must have been a close relation) for $11,000. It was on top of a hill. I passed it up............bob
Since you like "high spots" it would have been a perfect place to own!

It would be interesting to know why that marker is there, but it is a fairly recent addition so someone either just put it there, or someone from the family put it there from a relatives grave.


Guy