From the Editor
This issue is getting very full, so Iím going to keep
this column short. (This is always the last part of each issue that I
write.) The most exciting thing in this issue, to me, is the article on
"A Tullis Photo Album" that
starts on the next page. I was contacted by Dr. Stephen Altic about a photo
album from the 1860ís or Ď70ís he had acquired which contains numerous
photos of Tullises and their relatives. After some research, I was able to
determine that the album probably originally belonged to the Oliver M.
Tullis family of Troy, Ohio. Oliver was a photographer in that area. Dr.
Altic was kind enough to share copies of the photos for this issue. Next is
the third installment from the book The Richard Tullis Family of
Columbiana, Ohio by Carolyn Miller and Patricia Tullys. In this
installment we begin looking at each of the children of Richard Tullis and
Rachel Barrett, starting with their oldest, David
Barrett Tullis (1818-1876). Next we have two old
Tullis photos. The first is a photo of Thomas Jefferson Tullis
(1850-1928) and his wife Sarah Maria Metzinger (1848-1905) that was provided
by Sharon Bryant. The second is a photo of Oliver Eldervert "Bert"
Tullis (1864-1943), his wife Mary A. Parsons (1862-1936), and their extended
family standing in front of the second-hand store in Decatur Co, Iowa, which
the couple ran. The photo was provided by Debra McCarthy. Finally, we finish
this issue with a multi-generation photo
from 1950 provided by William M. Tullis that includes four generations of
Tullises, starting with his great-grandfather, Harry Tullis (1868-1953).