Jun. 10, 1846 Eureka Woodford County Illinois, USA
May 13, 1926 Merrill Plymouth County Iowa, USA
OLD SETTLER PASSES AWAY:
MRS REBECCA TULLIS WAS LONG TIME RESIDENT OF PLYMOUTH COUNTY
Mrs Wm Tullis, aged 80 years, passed away at her home in Merrill Thursday, May 13, after a lingering illness. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon from the ME church and burial was made in the Merrill cemetery. Rev JL DeWitt, pastor of the church, officiated at the services.
Rebecca Sumner was born in Eureka, Ill, June 10, 1846, and died in Merrill, Iowa, May 13, 1926, at the age of 79 years 11 months and three days. She was united in marriage to William Tullis, of Eureka, Ill, April the 18th, 1867. To this union were born seven children, three sons, John, William and Frank, of Merrill, and four daughters, Clara A Frager, of Madison SD, Mary J Burrill, Mrs John P Eberhart of Lane, SD, and Minnie Hunziker, of Hiattsville, Kan. John and Mary preceded her in death. She united with the Methodist Episcopal church of Merrill, September 7, 1916, under the ministry of Rev Marion Metcalf.
She leaves to mourn her death five children, forty grandchildren and thirty seven great grandchildren. Also three sisters and one brother, beside many friends and neighbors.