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Biographical Sketch of Peter Tully

Tully, Peter, Cornwall, was born in County Cavan, Ireland, in June, 1810. His parents were John and Bridget (Rogers) Tully. He came to America in 1835, and went to Harrisburgh, Penn., where he remained one year, and enlisting in 1836 in the First Artillery U. S. army he was sent to Florida, and under the command of General Jessup was present at the battle of the Everglades, and took part in the exploring which was under the command of Lieutenant Fowler, and in which expedition Fowler lost his life. He was in the Cherokee campaign, after which he was sent to Maine, to Hancock’s barracks, where he was disabled and sent to the hospital, and after recovery he was sent to Plattsburgh, where he received his discharge, after serving three years. He worked at Plattsburgh, and was married there in 1840 to Isabella McWilliams who was born in County Derry, Ireland, on May 30, 1820. He resided in the town of Plattsburgh, N. Y., and there conducted a farm, until the fall of 1869, when he came to Cornwall and purchased the place on which he now resides, which was the former home of Judge Tilden, and consists of 252 acres. He also occupies the residence which was built by Mr. Tilden a great many years ago. He devotes his entire attention to farming. He has a family of twelve children, all of whom, with the exception of two, are residents of Addison county. Mr. Tully is a self-made man, having no start in...

Biography of Charles H. Tully

Charles H. Tully, attorney at law in Eufaula, has not only gained an enviable position in the legal circles of the state but is prominently known in business and political circles as well. He has won the success he now enjoys as the result of his own intelligently directed efforts and is rightly entitled to the proud American title of self-made man. He was born in Russellville, Logan county, Kentucky, on the 19th of November, 1865, a son of Henry B. and America (Angell) Tully, also natives of that state. His father was one of the successful men of his day, winning wide-spread prominence as a promoter and builder. He owned considerable business property and thousands of acres of land in Kentucky and other states. Being particularly fond of horses, his hobby was breeding thoroughbreds and he owned the first fast trotting horse in Logan county. Mr. Tully lived at Russellville the greater part of his life and always in Logan county. He had extensive banking interests and always took a prominent and active part in politics. His death occurred in 1877 when but thirty-seven years of age. To his marriage six children were born, Charles H., whose name initiates this review, being the only son. The other children are: Carrie, deceased; Katie, living in Fort Worth, Texas; Lizzie, deceased; Lucy, a resident of Nevada, Missouri; and Mary, deceased. In the acquirement of an education, Charles H. Tully attended the public schools of Russellville, Kentucky, and subsequently became a student in Bethel College there. In 1884 he went to Vernon county, Missouri, where for two years he worked on...

Tully, Guy – Obituary

Wallowa, Oregon Guy Tully died at the home of his parents here last Saturday evening as a result of the “Flu.” He was 29 years of age, a graduate of the Puyallup, Wash., high school and the Washington State College. He was born in Wallowa and many friends and relatives mourn his going. He was married last August to Miss Ethel Mitchell. His funeral service was held from the home Sunday afternoon, Rev. C.C. Pratt in...

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