A Family History Newsletter

Volume 3, Number 2

2nd Quarter 2004


Contents

Tullis DNA Project Update
by Thomas S. Tullis
An update to the genetic genealogy study being conducted to determine if various Tullis males share a common paternal ancestor. We have our first exact match, proving that one of the major Midwestern/Northern U.S. Tullis lines is, in fact, related to one of the major Southern U.S. Tullis lines.

The Richard Tullis Family of Columbiana County, Ohio
Part 4: John Morlan Tullis & Family

by Carolyn Miller and Patricia Tullys
This is the fourth installment of extracts from the book The Richard Tullis Family of Columbiana County, Ohio by Carolyn Miller and Patricia Tullys (1989). In this installment, we focus on the second child of Richard Tullis and Rachel Barrett, John Morlan Tullis and his family. Includes a listing of the known descendants of John Morlan Tullis and his wife Mary Bradfield.

The Samuel Tullis Family of Edinburgh
by Leslie Hastings
Presents an old photo, from about 1910, of the Samuel Tullis family of Edinburgh, Scotland. Includes Samuel Tullis (1864-1943), his wife Mary Hughes (1861-1941), and their children Elizabeth Gordon Tullis (1895-1916), Samuel Tullis (1902-1952), Robert Tullis (1899-?), Christina Liddle Tullis (1892-1980), and Violet Tullis (1905-1971). Also includes an unknown Tullis and a mystery about Alice Hughes McPherson Tullis (b. 1889).

John Morris Tullis (1810-1883) of Gwinnett Co, Georgia, and Descendants
Information and photos provided by Helen Tullis
Provides information about John Morris Tullis (1810-1883), his wife Mary Leach (1808-1895), and their family. Includes photos, the will of John Morris Tullis, and their Family Bible.

Oliver Grant Tullis (1864-1938)
Presents a biographical sketch and portrait of Oliver Grant Tullis (1864-1938), a son of Andrew T. Tullis (1827-1877) and Matilda Bush (1830-1920s). Oliver was a prosperous jeweler and watch-maker in Los Angeles and Santa Monica, California


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