Emma Tullis

19 March 1878–25 August 1950 (Age 72)
Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Emma

When Emma Tullis was born on 19 March 1878, in Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois, United States, her father, John Wilson Tullis, was 39 and her mother, Sarah Irene Allen, was 34. She married Charles Fletcher Owen on 25 December 1899, in Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Jasper Township, Wayne, Illinois, United States for about 40 years. She died on 25 August 1950, at the age of 72, and was buried in Maple Hill Cemetery, Grover Township, Wayne, Illinois, United States.

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Charles Fletcher Owen
Emma Tullis
Marriage: 25 December 1899
Esther Camilla Owen
Genevieve Catherine Owen
John W Owen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1899Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 3
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1885 · The First Skyscraper
    Age 7
    The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 20
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 1506;2007: 2941; 2010: 4304)Scottish (mainly Fife): probably a habitational name from the lands of Tullois (Fife). The placename appears to be from a Scots plural form of a word borrowed from Gaelic tulach ‘hillock’; compare Tulloch , Tullie .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (8)

    • Emma Tullis Owen in entry for Charles Fletcher Owen, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
    • Ema T Owen, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Emma Tullis, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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