William J. Tullos was the son of Temple Tullos and Sarah Boon. They are the couple listed above him on the Mt. Sinai Baptist Church early membership list. They lived in Simpson County, MS in 1830 and Pike County, MS in 1820. The Sarah Boon who lived near Temple Tullos in 1820 and 1830 is believed to have been Sarah Boon Tullos' mother. My copy of the handwritten membership list of Mt. Sinai Baptist Church about 1838 has him listed as "Tempel Tullos." There is no "C."
Mt. Sinai Baptist Church minutes report that on the 4th Sunday in August, 1854, the funeral of Bro. Temple Tullos was preached by Rev. J. Miles (one of my ancestors). The actual date of his death was not given.
There is also a note in the Mt. Sinai Baptist Church minutes that Mrs. Belinda Tullos, wife of Rev. Wm. Tullos, died on September 21, 1855. Her funeral was preached by Rev. Isaac Merchant (another of my ancestors)on October 28, 1855.