Are you related to James Henry Tellis who married my cousin Violet Jackson( born around 1860 in Elmore Co, AL.). They were married in 1885 in Elmore, AL In the 1900 federal census in Montgomery, Alabama she is listed as a widow who was the mother of 4 children;none living. In the same household is my great uncle Hillard Jackson. His parents were Griffin & Texie Mae Jackson.
Is he a part of the family that you are researching?