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Clarissa (#47150782)
 member for 6 years, 4 months, 22 days
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Bio Photo The Oak Tree
by Johnny Ray Ryder Jr

A mighty wind blew night and day
It stole the oak tree's leaves away
Then snapped its boughs and pulled its bark
Until the oak was tired and stark

But still the oak tree held its ground
While other trees fell all around
The weary wind gave up and spoke.
How can you still be standing Oak?

The oak tree said, I know that you
Can break each branch of mine in two
Carry every leaf away
Shake my limbs, and make me sway

But I have roots stretched in the earth
Growing stronger since my birth
You'll never touch them, for you see
They are the deepest part of me

Until today, I wasn't sure
Of just how much I could endure
But now I've found, with thanks to you
I'm stronger than I ever knew
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William C. Poulter
King Family Photographs
Hello Clarissa,

First, I want to thank you for sharing King Family information and photographs. They are fantastic! Your efforts are greatly appreciated!

My daughter, Sara is the granddaughter of Edward Lynn King, Sr., great-granddaughter of Howard Ruben King, Sr. and great-great granddaughter of William Dillivan King.

I would like to ask for your permission to copy the photographs of the King Family members you have posted on Find A Grave so I can add them to my King Family genealogy. I would be sure to credit you for the photographs.
Thank you for considering my request and again, thank you so much for sharing with all of us.

William Poulter
Added by William C. Poulter on Dec 24, 2013 6:41 PM
RE: Pictures with X
Turns out they were working on the pictures and now everything is showing up as normal. At first it was just Fellowship but then after I sent you the message Friendship was the same way. They are all back so Find A Grave must have been working on the program. Sorry for the false alarm, I like to take the pics too so...I thought oh no! Cat
Added by Cat on Jun 11, 2013 9:26 PM
billie edge
My name is Billie Edge and I am william Dillivan kings 3rd great granddaughter. May I ask you how your getting some of the pictures you are getting I would like to get ahold of some of them as well. If you don't mind telling me more about the family I never got the chance to know them at all. Neither did my mom. She is Ronald freeman kings Daughter. He didn't raise her and we would like to know more. Please help. Thank you for your time.
Added by billie edge on Jun 11, 2013 3:16 PM
Fellowship Church Cook Co GA
Hi I was inputting some pics at Fellowship and it shows that you had a picture there but now just shows an X marks the spot but the pic didn't load. I added the pics again. not sure what is happening there? Did you remove the pictures or is this a glitch or something I should let Find A Grave know about? Cat
Added by Cat on Jun 09, 2013 3:11 PM
Tom Evans
Hello Clarrisa,

Not sure if you remember me contacting you in the past. We share John Stull as one of our ancestors.

Wanted you to know that Tom Evans, who I believe may have been your mother's uncle, past away on Dec. 10. If you would like his obituary sent emailed to you, I will be happy to do that.

Rosemarie Stull Smith
Added by rms on Dec 21, 2012 2:44 PM
Raymond B. Howard
RE: Stanley Raymond Jr
Hi Clarissa,
Yes I'd be interested in any info you care to share on Stanley's family. Is your husband's mother Lisa? My e-mail is
Added by Raymond B. Howard on Jul 12, 2012 5:36 AM
transferred Umbros to you.

Added by AngelWings on May 02, 2012 12:46 PM
RE: John and Elizabeth Stull
Thanks Clarissa,

I did go back to Forks Church Cemetery. Thought they may be buried near their sons Samuel and Daniel, but if they are there aren't any headstones for them.

Does your mother remember if there were headstones for John and Elizabeth Stull?

Minister said they do not have a record where they may be buried. But will keep inquiring.

Working on my part of the Stull Family, which is from Frank Stull, brother of Albert and son of Jackson and Margaret Shuster Stull.

If I ever find anything, will let you know.
Added by rms on May 01, 2012 7:06 PM
John and Elizabeth Stull
Hi Clarissa,

Several months ago I had written to you and asked if you knew where the grave is located for John and Elizabeth Stull. At the time you said your mother was moving but you would ask her.

Have you found out anything? I will be going to PA in the next couple weeks and would like to stop at the cemetery to look for the Stull graves since these are also my relatives.

I believe you had told me that Albert and Susanna Stull were your direct relatives, Frank Stull, Albert's brother, is mine.

Rosemarie Stull Smith
Added by rms on Apr 23, 2012 12:50 PM
cynthia inman
your grandfather's older brother and your grandmother's older sister (sadie & russell riggs)
clarissa, hi this is cindy you dont know me but i held you as a baby, i'm russ & sal's youngest daughter/granddaughter...i'am so sorry for all the losses you have gone though i loved you grandparents,mother,sister all very much, i was only 14 yrs old when we lived down the street from your family i think you might have been 6mths old. anyway what i'd like to tell you i think what you've done here is amazing i stubbled on this site tonight and i've cryed and laughed just looking back at the memories that i have of so many of the family members still with us and the ones gone on before us, they have all ment so much to me, i'm sure you no that russ & sal have joined them in heaven. and if you would i'd like to get with you and give you all the info for this or however you would like to update.i also want to say thank you from the bottom of my heart for stepping up and doing such a beautiful job! my e-mail is, my name is (cindy) cynthia riggs inman
Added by cynthia inman on Apr 03, 2012 6:13 AM
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