Thanks for stopping by. This Website is in honor of

Thomas Avery Norris


Emily Ruth Clark


who were born in Watauga County, NC and Caldwell County, NC respectively




Tom and Ruth's family


Here you can see images of a Bible presented to them in 1940 by Ruth's parents


                            Read about Tom's family                                                    Read about Ruth's family 


                            This beautiful clock belonged                                            This is the bowl Ruth was
                            to Tom's mother                                                                      bathed in when a baby


Tom's encounter with two bold desperadoes

Take a look at their family tree 

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