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Tullis Genealogy

(Including spelling variations, such as Tullos, etc)

Welcome to this web page of information about Tullis genealogy!  I hope to make this a repository for information about any of our Tullis ancestors that other family tree researchers might find interesting or useful.  Examples include compiled genealogies, obituaries, Bible records, census records, photos, etc.

If you have information that you would be willing share, please contact me ( and I will be glad to post it here.  Many thanks to Richard Tullis who has provided some of the initial items I'm posting.

Tullis Trees-- A new family history newsletter Published by Tom Tullis
Contains issues of a quarterly newsletter, begun in March 2002, devoted to the genealogy and history of the Tullis family.

The Tullis Tracer-- Archives of this newsletter published from 1975 to 1981 Originally published by Don and Linda (Tullis) Moran; compiled for the Web by Tom Tullis
Contains an archive of the ten issues of this newsletter devoted to the Tullis family.

Tullises Listed in the RootsWeb WorldConnect Database
Many Tullis researchers have contributed their family tree information to this free database (including me). As of 3/14/02, it contains over 3,000 Tullises!

Index of Tullises in Tullis and Allied Families Compiled by Tom Tullis
Contains an alphabetical listing of the individuals named Tullis who are listed in the book Tullis and Allied Families by Zola Scott Hardy (1980).

Tullis Family Tree Photo Gallery
Contains old Tullis family photos from about 1850 to 1920. Please submit yours!

Ancestors and Descendants of Robert Tullis, Fife, Scotland (1700s to 1965) by Richard Tullis
Genealogy of the founder of the Tullis-Russell Paper Co in Scotland.

Letter to the Fife Family History Society by Richard Tullis
Summarizes much of the information known about two early migrations: Cloud Tullos in Virginia and Robert Tullis in New Jersey.

Early Scottish Origins of Tullis/Tullos/Tullus by Richard Tullis
Includes information back to the 1400's in Scotland on the origins of the family.  Includes listings of specific families from the 1400's to 1700's.

Notes on the Virginia Migration (Cloud Tullos) by Richard Tullis
Includes information on some of the descendants of Cloud Tullos as well as notes on spelling variations of the family name.

Moses Tullis Land Purchase in Virginia, 1762 by Tom Tullis
Scanned image of the deed recording the purchase-- perhaps the earliest written evidence of Moses Tullis who was probably born about 1720/30 in New Jersey.

Moses Tullis Will by Tom Tullis
Scanned image of the will of Moses Tullis who was probably born about 1720/30 in New Jersey.  He wrote the will on June 10, 1777, in Berkeley Co., Virginia. The will was proved by two of the witnesses on October 21, 1777. Also see my transcription of the will.

Family Bible of Moses Tullis (1779) and Polly Blalock by Tom Tullis
Scanned images of the genealogical data in the Family Bible.  Records 13 births, 7 marriages, and 6 deaths.  Moses was born in 1779 (grandson of Moses Tullis of New Jersey, above) and Polley was born in 1783.  The family lived mainly in Edgefield District, South Carolina, and in Marion County, Georgia.

Some Useful Links to Other Tullis Family Tree Info on the Web

Last updated February 26, 2011
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