A Family History Newsletter

Volume 3, Number 4

4th Quarter 2004


Contents

The Richard Tullis Family of Columbiana County, Ohio
Part 6: Benjamin Franklin Tullis

by Carolyn Miller and Patricia Tullys
This is the sixth 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 fourth child of Richard Tullis and Rachel Barrett, Benjamin Franklin Tullis. Sadly, he died in the Civil War.

The Richard Tullis Family of Columbiana County, Ohio
Part 7: Albert Richardson Tullis and Family

by Carolyn Miller and Patricia Tullys
This is the seventh 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 fifth child of Richard Tullis and Rachel Barrett, Albert Richardson Tullis (pictured on the cover) and his family. Albert married Kezia Jane Tritt and they had seven children: Hester, James Harvey, Hannah Jane, Matilda M., Mary Nell, John Alvin, and Isabelle. Includes a listing of known descendants.

Amos E. Tullis, Inventor
by Thomas S. Tullis, with additional information and photos provided by Steven R. Maley
Provides information about Amos Edward Tullis (1860-1937) who patented a special type of air-cushioned artificial leg and operated an artificial limb company in Minneapolis, MN, for many years. He married Madeline Burgess and they had three children: Frances Lauretta, Charles F., and Ernest Albert. Amos was a son of Lewis Franklin Tullis (abt. 1829 - abt. 1895), who served in the Civil War for the Union Army. Includes census records and family photos.

David Tulles (1787-1860):
The Mystery That Wants to be Solved…

by Diane M. Kelly
Presents the story of David Tulles, a veteran of the War of 1812, successful businessman, Justice of the Peace, member of the Ohio Legislature, Lutheran minister, husband, and father. He married Elizabeth Secrest and they had twelve children: Jehu “John”, Mary, Sarah, Catherine, Susannah, John, Perry, Maria, Elizabeth, Lavina, Rachel D., and David H. David’s mother was Susanna McIlwee (McElwee), but his father is unknown.


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