Became a Post village in 1829

Founded and laid out by Thomas Riche and named Riche-Town. Tullytown from the Tully family.

First postmaster Joseph Hutchinson (Source)

Bucks County Intelligencer Marriages
1-6-1853 LEITCH, Phebe Ann & John E. Randall, both of Tullytown at Morrisville by Elder P.J. Hawk  

John BURTON, of Tullytown  Davis Biography


Thomas DUNGAN, youngest child of William and Frances (Latham) DUNGAN, born in London, England, about 1632, studied theology under his stepfather. Rev. William VAUGHAN, and became a Baptist preacher. He married Elizabeth, daughter of Clement WEAVER, of Newport, came to Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 1684, and organized a Baptist Church at Cold Spring, Bristol township, parent of the later prominent Baptist Church of Pennypack. He died 1687, leaving five sons and four daughters, who have numerous descendants. His son, William, born in Rhode Island, preceded him to Bucks County, 1682, and took up a tract of land fronting on the river at Tullytown, Bristol township, where he died 1713. He married in Rhode Island, Deborah, daughter of Daniel and Hannah (Swift) Wing, and granddaughter of Rev. John Wing, by his wife, Deborah BACHILLER, and great-granddaughter of Mathew Wing, of Banbury, Oxford, England, who died 1614, and of Rev. Stephen BACHILLER, born England, 1561. ordained at St. Stephen's, Oxford, 1 581, later came to New England, but returned to England and died there, 1660.
William and Deborah (WING) DUNGAN had five children: Thomas, Deborah, Elizabeth, William and Jeremiah.
Jeremiah DUNGAN, youngest child of William and Deborah, baptized at Pennypack Baptist Church, September 15, 1714, six months after the death of his father, on attaining manhood married Sarah SMITH, and located in Middletown township, Bucks county, where he died August 26, 1758, leaving an only child, Ann, who married Lucas Gillam, 1748. Issue of Lucas and Ann (DUNGAN) GILLAM: Jeremiah GILLAM; Lucas GILLAM, Jr., a Royalist during the Revolution; Sarah GILLAM, m. Uclides LONGSHORE; Simon GILLAM, b. Jan. 24, 1759; d. 1823; m. Anna PAXSON; of whom presently; Joshua Gillam; James Gillam; Thomas GILLAM. Simon GILLAM, third son and fifth child of Lucas and Ann (DUNGAN) GILLAM, born in Middletown township, January 24, 1759, spent his whole life there, and was one of the prominent men of that section and a large landowner. He was some years a preacher among Friends. He married, December 11, 1783, Anna, born August 4, 1762, daughter of William PAXSON, of Middletown, by his wife, Anna, daughter of Thomas MARRIOTT, of Bristol, Bucks County, an elder of Friends' Meeting and member of Colonial Assembly, 1733-38, by his wife, Martha, daughter of Joseph Kirkbride, by his first wife, Phebe BLACKSHAW.

"Colonial families of Philadelphia" Cornell University Library

William Smith Janney, M.D 1535 North Broad St., Phila., the son of William, who was born in 1810 at the old homestead, that had in possesion of the family since 1684, and who almost of his life was a farmer in Newtown and Upper Makefield. His wife, Rebecca is the d/o William and Sarah Smith, of Solesbury township where she was born in 1811. Her father was a descendant of Thomas Smith, who came from York, England, in 1686 and settled in Wrightstown, Bucks. They had 8 children.

William S., was the second child and was born Aug 12, 1833 in Lower Makefield, He began the practice of his profession at Tullytown, Bucks County, in April 1856 he moved to Leavenworth, Kanas.

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