A Family History Newsletter

Volume 3, Number 3

3rd Quarter 2004


Moses Tullis Was Scottish! A Tullis Family Tree DNA 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. Perhaps the most interesting finding is an exact match between descendants of Moses Tullis of New Jersey/Virginia and a Tullis who traces his line back to Scotland through a more recent migration.

The Richard Tullis Family of Columbiana County, Ohio
Part 5: Henry George Tullis & Family

by Carolyn Miller and Patricia Tullys
This is the fifth 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 third child of Richard Tullis and Rachel Barrett, Henry George Tullis and his family. Includes a listing of the known descendants of Henry George Tullis and his wife Susan Moore Walker.

Tullis Gravestones, Cupar, Fife, Scotland
Photos by Peter John Tullis
Presents photos of the gravestones of Tullises buried in Cupar, Fife, Scotland, including Robert Tullis, bookseller and printer (died 1831), his wife Agnes, their son Robert, and their daughters Alice and Jane; George Smith Tullis (eldest son of Robert Tullis)(died 1848), his wife Jane, their two daughters Janet and Jane, and George’s second wife, Agnes; and Janet Tullis (died 1821), Alexander Tullis (died 1836), William Tullis (died 1834), and Janet Tullis (died 1879).

Capt. James Tullis and Family
Photos by David F. Conover; Copies of Family Bible from Gloucester Co Historical Society
Provides information about Capt. James Tullis (1805-1882) and his wife Jeannet Shaw (1809-1883) of Cumberland Co, NJ. Includes photos of their gravestones and their Family Bible.

Some Tullis Records from Cumberland and Salem Counties, New Jersey
Provided by David F. Conover
Presents an interesting record from early Salem Co. showing the “ear marks” used on the livestock of Robert Tullis. Also lists Tullises buried in Old Broad St. Cemetery, Bridgeton, NJ.

Zola Hardy’s Book, Tullis and Allied Families, Online
Provides information about Zola Hardy’s (1980) book, Tullis and Allied Families, which is now available online.

Biography of John T. Tullis
From History of Miami County, Ohio (1880), published by W. H. Beers and Co.

Mystery Photo: Cleo Tullis
Presents a mystery photo of a young girl named Cleo Tullis, taken in the 1880’s or 90’s.

Tullis Trees is a family-history newsletter published quarterly by Thomas S. Tullis, 68 Meetinghouse Lane, South Easton, MA 02375. It is available both in print and online. Subscriptions to the printed version are $12 per calendar year. Subscriptions to the online version, sent as a link in an email message, are free. Issues are posted at http://www.tullistrees.org. A form to subscribe to either the print or online version can also be found there. Submissions of articles, photos, documents, etc., are strongly encouraged. Please email to TomTullis@aol.com or fax to 508-256-0527.

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