|George Tull Jr.
George Tull Jr.
- Born: Abt 1708, Somerset Co., MD
- Marriage (1): Elizabeth Dorman about 1740 in Somerset Co., MD
- Died: 1751-Jun 1760, Somerset Co., MD
First shows in Somerset Tax Lists in 1725 but disappers from same in 1751.
In the March 1728/29 Court for Somerset County, we find the following case involving George Tull Jr. and his brother Noble Tull for an incident on Nov 23 1728:
His Lordship against George Tull Junr & Noble Tull. Somersett County The Jurors for the right honrble the Lord proprietary of the provinces of Maryland for the body of Somersett County that now is upon their oath &c do present that George Tull Jun.r and Noble Tull both Late of Somersett County planters in all hollows parish within the Jurisdiction of this Court on the twenty third day of November anno Dom One thousand Seven hundred and twenty Eight with force and arms in and
upon a Certain George Benston of Somersett County in the peace of God &.c being did make an assault and affray and him the Same George Benston then and there did beat wound and Evill Intreat so that of his life it was despaired and Other harms to him did to the great damage of the Same George Benston & against the peace of the said Lord proprietary Dashiell prosecutor for his Lordship
Testes Elizabeth Tull, Hannah Noble On the backside of the foregoeing bill of Indictment it was thus Endorsed viz.t Ignoramus George Scott foreman (SoJ-1728:841)
In the June 1735 Court, we find a connection between John Pollitt (as Pullets) and George Tull of Dorchester County. It is surmised that George Jr. moved to Dorchester c1730 but plied back and forth to Somerset over the years and he and his wife had a child George Tull born c1743 who returns to Somerset by 1759 and chooses John Pollitt as his guardian in 1760 (see his listing for more details): "Ordered by the Court that John Pullets George Tull Dor County and Henry Waller Recover against John Shiles sixty pounds of tobacco ^Each^ fortheir attendance two days Each on behalf of his Lordship against the said John Shiles they having made oath to the same &.a" (SoJ-1735:55)
George married Elizabeth Dorman, daughter of Samuel Dorman Jr. and Katherine Stevens, about 1740 in Somerset Co., MD. (Elizabeth Dorman was born about 1715 in Somerset Co., MD.)