A Family History Newsletter

Volume 4, Number 1

1st Quarter 2005


The Tullis-Smith Photo Album of Danville, Illinois

by Thomas S. Tullis, with additional information and photos provided by Ann Tullis Nolan.

This entire issue is devoted to an album of photos from the 1860’s and 1870’s that belonged to the family of Mary Jane “Jennie” Tullis and her husband Martin Luther Smith. The album contains over 50 photos, all of which are reproduced here. Many of the photos are of Jennie’s siblings and their spouses, including William H. Tullis and his wife Sarah Jane “Sadie” Malone, George W. Tullis and his wife Hortense Johnson, and Samuel B. Tullis and his wife Bridget Cordelia Shea. These Tullises were all children of Jesse H. Tullis, Jr., and his first wife, Lydia Ann Mintonye. For reference purposes, a listing of the children of Jesse Tullis and their spouses is provided below:

Descendants of Jesse H. Tullis, Jr.

1 Jesse H. Tullis, Jr. b: 1818 in Butler Co, Ohio d: 12 May 1875 in 
Belton, Cass Co, MO
.. +Lydia Ann Mintonye b: 18 Feb 1820 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe Co, 
Indiana m: 31 Oct 1838 in West Point, Tippecanoe Co, IN d: 31 Dec 1909 
in Tuscola, Douglas Co, IL
... 2 William Henry Tullis b: 02 Jun 1840 in Indiana d: 13 Dec 1889 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas
....... +Susan G. King m: 03 Nov 1863 in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana
... *2nd Wife of William Henry Tullis:
....... +Sarah Jane "Sadie" Malone b: Abt. 1838 in Indiana m: 05 Jul 1864 in Vermillion Co, Indiana d: 24 Dec 1908 in Girard, Crawford Co, Kansas
... 2 Martha Ann Tullis b: Abt. 1844 in Indiana
....... +Patterson Johnson m: 15 Oct 1861 in Vermilion Co, IL
... 2 Mary Jane "Jennie" Tullis b: Nov 1848 in Indiana d: Bet. 1920 - 1930 in Probably Danville, Vermilion Co, IL
....... +Martin L. Smith b: 23 May 1836 in Near Lebanon, Ohio m: 16 Oct 1867 in Danville, Vermilion Co, IL d: Bef. 1920
... 2 George Whitfield Tullis b: Feb 1852 in Indiana d: 16 Feb 1934 in Danville, Vermilion Co, Illinois Burial: Woodlawn Cemetery
....... +Maryhortness "Hort" W. Johnson b: Mar 1853 in Bismark, IL m: 08 Jun 1875 in Vermilion Co, IL d: 1934 in Danville, Vermilion Co, Illinois
... 2 Samuel Balding Tullis b: Abt. 1854 in Indiana d: 18 Jun 1894 in Decatur, Macon Co, IL Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Decatur, Macon Co, IL
....... +Bridget Cordelia Shea b: 30 Aug 1856 in Illinois m: 25 Feb 1878 in Sangamon Co, IL d: 27 Dec 1930 in Tuscola, Douglas Co, IL
*2nd Wife of Jesse H. Tullis, Jr.:
.. +Rachel Clark b: Abt. 1820 in Indiana m: 12 Dec 1859 in Vigo Co, IN
... 2 Lucy W. Tullis b: Abt. 1860 in Indiana d: Aft. 1930
....... +William H. Harris b: Abt. 1844 in Ohio m: 15 Mar 1877 in Vigo Co, IN d: Aft. 1930
... 2 Clara Mae Tullis b: 03 Sep 1865 in Indiana d: 17 Feb 1912 in Belton, Cass Co, MO
....... +James Edmond McMannes b: 1854 m: 05 Dec 1883 d: 1939

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 $15 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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