|Birth: ||Dec. 28, 1838|
|Death: ||Aug. 31, 1914|
Obituary. - James H. Tullis was born in Wayne County, Indiana, Dec. 28, 1838. He was united in marriage to Lavina D. Meredith, Sept. 10, 1865. They came to Labette County, Kansas in 1868 where they have since resided and where Mr. Tullis' death occurred Aug. 31, 1914 his age being 76 years, 8 months and 3 days. He is survived by Mrs. Tullis and seven children as follows: Fernando S. Tullis of Bartlett, John M. Tullis, Carthage, Mo., Mrs. Emma Sanderson, Bartlett, Mrs. Edna B. Crane, Bartlett, Leroy Tullis, Russell Creek, Okla., Robert Bruce Tullis, Bartlett, and Mrs. Blanche Graue, Bartlett. All the above and an only brother of the deceased, Arthur C. Tullis of Carthage, were present at his death bed. Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Presbyterian church conducted by Rev. J. H. Summer and the interment was in Lake Creek Cemetery. There was a large attendance. Mr. Tullis was among Hackberry Township's earliest settlers and foremost citizens. He has held many of the township offices and his public and private life were ever noteworthy. The relatives have the sympathy of all in this hour of sadness. A good man is gone. Peace to his ashes.
Among the out of town people here to attend the funeral of J. H. Tullis were Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Tullis of Chetopa, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Tullis and 2 youngest children and Arthur Tullis of Carthage, Mo., Mrs. Lauderback of Coffeyville, Mr. and Mrs. E.G. Byrd of Oswego, and Mr. and Mrs. John Meredith of Akron, Indiana. Mr. Meredith is a brother of Mrs. J. H. Tullis.
Chetopa Clipper, Chetopa, KS, Sept. 9, 1914.
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Home of James H. and Lavina (Meredith) Tullis, Bartlett, Kansas, 1900. Lavina is shown with their youngest daughter, Blanche. House shown here was replaced by a two-story home on the same site in 1902. Photo donated by Robert Peterson of Rochester, IN.
John Tullis (1812 - 1855)
Mary Burns Tullis (1815 - 1901)
Lavina Dorothy Meredith Tullis (1845 - 1914)*
Fernando Study Tullis (1866 - 1956)*
Mary Tullis (1867 - 1871)*
Harry Tullis (1872 - 1873)*
Edna B. Tullis Crane (1873 - 1968)*
Leroy Tullis (1875 - 1953)*
Arthur Tullis (1877 - 1880)*
Homer Tullis (1879 - 1886)*
Julia Tullis (1882 - 1882)*
Blanche Della Tullis Graue (1889 - 1973)*
Adeline Tullis Ball (1836 - 1906)*
James Harvey Tullis (1838 - 1914)
Arthur Cromwell Tullis (1841 - 1922)*
Amelia Ellen Tullis Russell (1847 - 1896)*
Delila Tullis (1851 - 1852)*
Julia G. Tullis Callison (1855 - 1881)*
Lake Creek Cemetery
Plot: Section 7, Lot 102, Grave 2
Maintained by: Jeff T.
Originally Created by: Betty
Record added: Jul 09, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28141765
Added: Dec. 1, 2012
Rest in peace. 2nd cousin 3 x removed.|
Added: Jun. 12, 2011
Added: Jul. 29, 2008