A Family History Newsletter

Volume 2, Number 1

1st Quarter 2003


From the Editor
An introduction to this, the first issue in the second volume of Tullis Trees!

Tullis Gravestones in the Rose Hill Cemetery, Troy, Ohio
Photos by Ruth Sims
Presents photos of some of the Tullis gravestones in the Rose Hill Cemetery in Troy, Ohio, including those for Aaron Tullis (1753-1840), his sons Stephen B. Tullis (1783-1850), David R. Tullis (1791-1867), Joel Tullis (1793-1854), William Tullis (1787-1868), Williamís wife Sarah Barbee (1793-1857), and their children Eliza, William A, Silas A., Saphrona, and William B.

The Family of James H. & Lavina D. (Meredith) Tullis
by Jeff Tullis
Presents extensive information on the family of James Harvey Tullis (1838-1914) and his wife Lavina Dorothy Meredith (1845-1914). The family settled in Kansas in 1868. Includes numerous photos of the family, copies of their Family Bible, and obituaries.

David L. Tullis (1808-1876): "A Tale of Two Portraits"
Photos and information supplied by Phillip A. Little
Presents information about David L. Tullis (1808-1876) of Mechanicsburg, Ohio (shown on the cover) and his family. Includes his biography from The History of Champaign County, Ohio (1881) and the story of the two portraits painted of him.

Gravestones in Maple Grove Cemetery, Mechanicsburg, OH: David L. Tullis and Family
Photos by Phillip A. Little
Includes photos of the gravestones in the Maple Grove Cemetery in Mechanicsburg, Ohio, of David L. Tullis and his family, including his parents Ezra Tullis (1783-1842) and Mary Blue (1777-1843), his wife Nancy Cartmell (1812-1898), his daughter Helen Mahr (Tullis) Little (1842-1883), his son John C. Tullis (1846-1932), and Johnís wife Anna R. Thomas (1848-1911).

The Ancestors and Descendants of Bertram Thomas Tullis (1871-1930)
Part 1: Jonathan and Ezra Tullis

Compiled in 1983 by John Louis Tullis, M.D. (1911 - 1993)
This is Part 1 in a series of excerpts from a manuscript written in 1983 by Dr. John Louis Tullis about his fatherís Tullis family tree. This part includes information about Jonathan Tullis (abt 1755-1826) and his son Ezra Tullis (1783-1842).

Tullis Questions, Queries, etc.
Includes Tullis queries and a photo of the gravestone of a Harvey Tullis (abt 1753-1836).

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