A Family History Newsletter

Volume 2, Number 2

2nd Quarter 2003


Some Tullis Gravestones 
in Four Iowa Cemeteries


Photos by Sherri Tullis

Editorís Note: Many thanks to Sherri Tullis for providing these photos of Tullis gravestones in four Iowa cemeteries: Ottumwa Cemetery, Shaul Cemetery, and Memorial Lawn Cemetery in Ottumwa, Wapello Co, Iowa, and Forest Cemetery in Oskaloosa, Mahaska Co, Iowa.


Ottumwa Cemetery, Ottumwa, Wapello Co, Iowa

Names: Tullis, Anna Pearl; Tullis, Carrie Henrietta; Tullis, Edith; Tullis, Freeman Ford; Tullis, Genevieve Blanche; Tullis, George Maley; Tullis, Gerald Freeman; Tullis, Harold Orville; Tullis, Irvin Deval (DeVol); Tullis, John Howell; Tullis, Lawrence; Tullis, Lettie Woodruff; Tullis, Maley Lawrence; Tullis, Manford Hayden; Tullis, Martha Jeannette; Tullis, Mary G.; Tullis, Phoebe E.; Tullis, Ray

Tullises buried in the Ottumwa Cemetery, Ottumwa, Wapello Co, Iowa.

George Maley Tullis, son of Moses Grooms Tullis and Mary Summerset. (See obituary in Tullis Trees, Vol. 1, No. 2.)

Martha Jeannette Tullis, wife of George Maley Tullis, and daughter of Michael Tullis and Rebecca Leonard. (See obituary in this issue.)

Orah E. (Tullis) Huband, daughter of George Maley Tullis and Martha Jeannette. (See obituary in Tullis Trees, Vol. 1, No. 2.)

Dr. Charles E. Huband, husband of Orah E. Tullis.

Dr. Gerald Freeman Tullis, son of George Maley Tullis and Martha Jeannette. (See obituary in Tullis Trees, Vol. 1, No. 2.)

Anna Pearl Teter, wife of Gerald F. Tullis. (See obituary in this issue.)

Harold Orville Tullis, son of Gerald F. and Anna Pearl Tullis, and his wife Genevieve Blanche.

Freeman Ford Tullis, son of Michael Tullis and Rebecca Leonard. (See obituary in Tullis Trees, Vol. 1, No. 4.)

Carrie Henrietta DeVol, wife of Freeman Ford Tullis. (See obituary in Tullis Trees, Vol. 1, No. 4.)

Irvin DeVol Tullis, son of Freeman and Henrietta Tullis, and his wife Lettie Woodruff.

Lawrence Tullis (b. Oct. 2, 1881, d. Nov. 8 1896), son of Freeman and Henrietta Tullis.

Edith Caroline Tullis, daughter of Freeman and Henrietta Tullis.

Manford Hayden Tullis, son of Michael Tullis and Rebecca Leonard, and his wife Mary Gates Fugate. (See obituaries in Tullis Trees, Vol. 1, No. 2.)

ohn Howell Tullis (son of Manford H. and Mary G. Tullis), his brother Ray Tullis, and Rayís wife, Phoebe E. Magie. (See their obituaries in this issue.)


Shaul Cemetery, Ottumwa, Wapello Co, Iowa

Names: Tullis, Ange G.; Tullis, Michael; Tullis, Michael H.; Tullis, Rebecca

Tullises buried in the Old Section of Shaul Cemetery, Ottumwa, Wapello Co, Iowa. Note that photos of the gravestones of Michael and Rebecca Tullis appeared in Tullis Trees, Vol. 1, No. 3.

Ernest Adrian Tullis (son of Manford H. and Mary G. Tullis) and his wife Mabel Seaton. (See Ernestís obituary in Tullis Trees, Vol. 1, No. 2.)

Michael Kyle Tullis (son of Freeman F. and Carrie Henrietta Tullis) and his wife Vera A. Widger.

Ellen Tullis (daughter of Michael and Rebecca Tullis), her husband James L. Hedrick, and her son James Harlan Hedrick.


Forest Cemetery, Oskaloosa, Mahaska Co, Iowa

Names: Tullis, Annie; Tullis, Augusta; Tullis, Mary; Tullis, Moses G., Tullis, William H. H. (Henry)

Tullises buried in Mahaska Co, Iowa, including in Forest Cemetery.

William Henry Tullis (Oct. 11, 1840 - Oct. 13, 1915), son of Moses Grooms and Mary Summerset Tullis.

Annie Cumberland (Aug. 1843 - Oct. 12, 1929), wife of William Henry Tullis. (See obituaries of William and Annie in Tullis Trees, Vol. 1, No. 2.)

Augusta W. Tullis gravestone, died Nov. 10, 1862, at 22 years of age. Believed to have been the first wife of a John W. Tullis (born abt. 1829 in Ohio); however, his connection to the other Tullises in this area is unknown.


Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Ottumwa, Wapello Co, Iowa

William Howard Tullis, Sr., and his wife Fairy Fern Ross. William was a son of William Edward Tullis, who was a son of William H. Tullis and Annie Cumberland.

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