Cuthbert Appeal, Randolph Co Ga newspaper
21 Feb 1873
part of a long article listing the many deaths of the week, many due to a meningitis epedimic
..."The first summons was for little ELLA TUMLIN, youngest daughter of Wm. M. Tumlin, to quit this world of sorrow and pain. She died of croup, at 3 o'clock Saturday morning, after a brief illness. Her father was absent at the time of her death, and returned to find the idol of his heart--his little pet, the joy of his life--prepared for the grave."