Tullis Trees

A Family History Newsletter

Volume 5, Number 1

1st Half 2006

Tullis Photos

Provided by Douglas Tullis of Des Moines, Iowa

Loren Vere Tullis and his wife Orpha Glee Potteroff

Loren (also spelled Lorin) Vere Tullis was a son of Thomas Summerset Tullis (1835-1912) and Mary Emily Horner (1860-1931). He was born May 9, 1885, in Iowa. He married Orpha Glee Potteroff on May 20, 1920, in Mt. Ayr, IA. They had six children: Paul Vernon, Lyle Vere, Juanita Camille, Roberta Elaine, William Thomas, and Hilda Kay. Loren died on August 31, 1931, in Decatur Co, IA. Orpha died on July 1, 1989, in Mt. Shasta, CA.

Paul Vernon Tullis and his wife Cameon E. Fitch

Paul Vernon Tullis was born on June 6, 1919, in Mt. Ayre, Ringgold Co, IA, the eldest child of Loren Vere and Orpha. On September 11, 1940, he married Cameon E. Fitch in Bethany, Harrison Co, Missouri. They had two children. Paul died on January 23, 1998, in Des Moines, Polk Co, Iowa.

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