- Born December 12, 1859 in Madison, Wisconsin.
- Parents were WILLIAM TELLIS and NANCY WILSON.
- Married LOTTIE MAY HEYWOOD on May 30, 1886 in Preble County, Ohio.
- Upon the death of his first wife, he married NELLIE ELLEN OVERMEYER. Nellie was born August 4, 1861, and her parents were HENRY O. OVERMEYER and REBECCA E. MEEKER.
- Occupation - Pipe Fitter.
- Died March 5, 1916 in Hamilton, Ohio.
- Buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio.
CHILDREN WITH LOTTIE MAY HEYWOOD
ORLA A. TELLIS, born February 23, 1887; died September 17, 1969. Married LEONA STEELE WILLIS in April, 1909 in Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio. Married CLARA EDITH ALLEN on September 9, 1918 in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan. Married LILLIAN ALLEN.
ETHEL BIRDIE TELLIS, born July 27, 1890 in Miamisburg, Montgomery County, Ohio. Died December 15, 1960 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Married HARRY C. BLACK on July 30, 1907. Married OSCAR ROBERT HITCHEW on May 25, 1923.