Tullis Trees

A Family History Newsletter

Volume 5, Number 1

1st Half 2006


The Richard Tullis Family of Columbiana County, Ohio
Part 11: Richard Daniel Morgan Tullis

by Carolyn Miller and Patricia Tullys
This is the eleventh 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 ninth child of Richard Tullis and Rachel Barrett: Richard Daniel Morgan Tullis, pictured on the cover of this issue.

Update on the Mystery Photo of Cleo Tullis
by Thomas S. Tullis
Presents an update on the identity of a mystery photo of “Cleo Tullis” first published in Tullis Trees, Vol. 3, No. 3. I now believe this is Winola Cleo Tullis, born in 1892, a grand-daughter of Richard Daniel Morgan Tullis.

1815 Affidavit of James Tullis, Camden County, Georgia
by Thomas S. Tullis
This article presents an interesting document from 1815 that describes an encounter that a James Tullis had with a group of Indians who stole his horses and plundered his house. It’s a fascinating glimpse into life on the frontier in the early 1800’s.

David Wilson Tullis (1833-1902)
Information and photos provided by Jason A. Tullis and by Sasha Nielson. Additional research by Thomas S. Tullis
Presents a biography of David Wilson Tullis, who was born in Scotland, came to the U.S. in 1851, and went West to Utah. David was an early member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, having converted to Mormonism shortly after arriving in the U.S. This account of his life was written in the 1950’s by his granddaughter-in-law, Verda May Shaw Tullis, from information gathered from a number of individuals. Includes photos and documents.

Tullis Obituaries: 2005
Presents obituaries of Tullises who died in 2005. Photos are included when available.

David Noble Tullis (1846-1926) and Family
Photo and information provided by Sam Ziman
Presents a photo and family group sheet for the David Noble Tullis family of Guernsey Co, Ohio.

Tullis Photos
Provided by Douglas Tullis
Presents photos of Loren Vere Tullis and his wife Orpha Glee Potteroff, as well as their son Paul Vernon Tullis and his wife Cameon E. Fitch.

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