A Family History Newsletter

Volume 2, Number 4

4th Quarter 2003


Contents

From the Editor
An introduction to this issue of Tullis Trees.

The Tullis Brothers of Preston, England: Master Builders
by Derek Wrathall
This article provides information on three Tullis brothers of Preston, England: Alexander (1819-1891), David (1822-1902), and James (1824-1901). All three were master builders and they were responsible for the construction of many of the historic buildings in that part of England. Photos of the brothers as well as some of the buildings they constructed are included.

Miss Alma Tullis, Ellsworth, Kansas
Presents a beautiful photo of Alma Pearl Tullis (1880-1977) as a young girl. Alma was a daughter of John Henry Tullis (1849-1919) and his wife Margaret VanBoskirk.

The Caretaker by Jim Gray: Mr. Tullis of Mobile, AL
Presents the story of a painting by the artist Jim Gray entitled The Caretaker, which depicts an older gentleman only known as "Mr. Tullis" of Mobile, AL.

The Richard Tullis Family of Columbiana County, Ohio
Part 2: John & Sarah Tullis, Richard & Rachel Tullis

by Carolyn Miller and Patricia Tullys
This is the second installment of extracts from the book The Richard Tullis Family of Columbiana County, Ohio, published in 1989 by Carolyn Miller and Patricia Tullys. This installment introduces John Tullis (1762-1839) and his wife Sarah Morlan (1766-1839), as well as John and Sarahís son, Richard Tullis (1794-1856) who married Rachel Barrett (1800-1856).

Gravestones of Moses Grooms and Mary (Summerset) Tullis
Photos by Sherri Tullis
Includes photos of the gravestones of Moses Grooms Tullis (1803-1880) and his wife Mary Summerset (1804-1879) in Oskaloosa, Mahaska Co, IA.

John Tullis (1882-1935) and Families
by Helen Tullis, including information supplied by Betty Adkisson
A third extract from Helenís book, Melvin Thomas Tullis: Ancestors and Descendants. This article focuses on the families of John Tullis (1882-1935) of Etowah Co, Alabama.

Sarah and John Tullis
Information and photos provided by Beverly J. Berrykeeper-Hoberg
Provides some new information that helps link the Tullises of Gwinnett Co, GA, with Moses Tullis (1750-1817) of South Carolina. Also includes photos.

Tullis Query and Multi-Generation Tullis Photo
Includes a query about the family of John Tullis (1837-1862) and his wife Elizabeth Smith (1841-1862). Also includes a multi-generation photo of William and Roger Tullis with the portrait of their ancestor David L. Tullis (1808-1876).


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