Elizabeth Lucas Sheetz Little Trussell Collection

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives Room
Handley Regional Library / Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

Elizabeth Lucas Sheetz Little Trussell Collection, 1001 THL

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection includes application forms for the United Daughters of the Confederacy and the Daughters of the American Revolution, as well as genealogical information on the Osbourne, Mackenzie/McKinny, Rush, Lucas, and Koontz/Coontz/Cooch families.
(1 box) Last updated 01/13.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Elizabeth S. Lucas Sheetz Little Trussell was born September 1, 1911 at Elmwood Farm in Shepherdstown, WV, and was daughter of Rion and Cora Osbourn Lucas. She taught in Frederick County, and then worked as a clerk for the Frederick County School Board for 40 years, retiring in 1974. She was married to Harold C. Sheetz Jr. (d. 1974), Henry M. Little (d. 1984), and Robert L. Trussell (d. 1989). She died on June 6, 2010 at the age of 98.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Elizabeth L. Trussell Obituary, Winchester Star, June 8, 2010

CITE AS: Elizabeth Lucas Sheetz Little Trussell Collection #1001, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

BOX 1

DAR Application ? Lt. Edward Lucas by E. L. S, no date, 3 pages, printed and manuscript

DAR Application and correspondence ? William Osbourn by Cora Osbourn Lucas, 1939-1940, 3 pages, 6 leaves, printed, typescript, and manuscript.

Correspondence:
"To expedite our office work?" short form, May 11, 1939
"To expedite our office work?" short form, July 25, 1939
Letter from Isabelle C. Nason (Registrar General to the DAR) to Cora May Lucas, March 20, 1939, 1 leaf, typescript
Letter from Isabelle C. Nason to Cora May Lucas, May 11, 1939, 1 leaf, typescript
Letter from Cora May Osbourn Lucas to Mrs. Frank L. (Isabelle C.) Nason, May 25, 1939, 1 leaf, typescript
Letter from Isabelle C. Nason to Cora May Lucas, October 18, 1940, 1 leaf, typescript

UDC Applications ? James B. Lucas and George W. Osbourn by Elizabeth Shepherd Lucas Sheets, 2 pages, 2 leaves, printed, manuscript

Coontz Genealogical Notes ? 3 pages, manuscript, 6 leaves, typescript

Contains the following:
"Ch. of Admiral Robert E. Coontz of Benton," 1 leaf, manuscript
"Coontz Genealogy," 2 leaves, typescript
"Extract from Admiral R.E. Coontz?s Letter," 1 leaf, typescript
"Ch. of Benton Coontz of Rezin," 1 leaf, manuscript
"Ch. of Rezin Coontz of Eliz. Lucas Coontz," 1 leaf, manuscript
"Koontz ? Coontz," 1 leaf, typescript
Letter to Mrs. Edward Webb Cooch, April 20, 1942, 1 leaf, typescript

Early Lucas Ancestors in England, collected by William Alexander Lucas, 5 leaves, typescript

Lucas ? Earliest Authentic English Ancestry, 9 leaves typescript and printed

Lucas, Charles C. ? Family group records and notes, 2 leaves, manuscript, 10 leaves, typescript

Lucas Family Tree with photograph of Catherine Shepherd Lucas (no date) ? 1 item, manuscript, 1 leaf of photographs (photocopy)

Lucas Graveyard ? list of interments, 4 leaves, mimeograph

Lucas Family Genealogical Notes, Part 1 ? (includes the Confederate Service Record of James B. Lucas), 5 pages, manuscript, 5 leaves, manuscript, 14 leaves, typescript

Lucas Family Genealogical Notes, Part 2 ? 5 leaves, typescript, 6 leaves, manuscript, 15 pages, manuscript

Lucas Genealogy, dedicated to Mrs. Rion Lucas and Frank Hayward Kincaid, 113 leaves, typescript

Mackenzie/McKinney Family Notes, 3 leaves, manuscript, 15 leaves, typescript, 2 pages, typescript

Miscellaneous Genealogy -- Correspondences concerning genealogies of miscellaneous families

 

 

Osbourn Family Genealogical Notes, 11 pages, manuscript, 4 leaves, typescript, 12 leaves, manuscript, 3 leaves, printed

Church Hill Cemetery Association, July 26, 1920, 1 leaf, print and manuscript Church Hill Cemetery Association, bill for "Mr. Gorge Osborn," no date, 1 leaf, print and manuscript
Letter to Mrs. Lucas concerning Osbourn family, May 10, 1945, 4 pages, manuscript
Enlistment information on Geo. W. Osbourn, 1 leaf, manuscript
Letter to Mrs. Alice O. Reinhart from A.D. Hiller, August 23, 1938, 1 leaf, typescript
Letter from Alice O. Reinhart to Bureau of Pensions Office, November 8, 1936, 1 leaf, manuscript
Letter from Alice O. Reinhart and Emma K. Osbourn to Veterans Administration, April 5, 1936, 1 leaf, manuscript
Letter to Alice O. Reinhart from E.W. Morgan, December 9, 1929, 1 leaf, typescript and manuscript
Letter to Alice O. Reinhart from A.D. Hiller, April 14, 1937, 1 leaf, typescript Letter to Adjutants General?s Office, February 26, 1938, 1 leaf, manuscript Letter to Emma K. Osbourn from Scott R. Wagner, February 15, 1938, 1 leaf, manuscript
"Osbourne ? Vol XI ? No. 1," 1 leaf, manuscript
Enlistment information (Civil War) on Geo. W. Osbourn, Co. D, 12th Virginia Cavalry, 1 leaf, manuscript
"Mary Osbourn, my true and loving wife?" 1 leaf, manuscript
Will of David Osbourne, 4 pages, manuscript copy
Will of William Osbourne, 3 pages, manuscript copy
"Osbourne, Thos.", from Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents, Vol. 7, pgs. 191-2, 1 leaf, manuscript
"Osbourne, Capt. Thomas", , 1 leaf, manuscript
Enlistment Record, Osbourn, William, Revolutionary War, 1 leaf, typescript
"Osborn (Osban) John," 1 leaf, manuscript
Osbourn, David, Will Book 5, page 67," 2 pages, manuscript
"Osborn, Thos. Sr." 1 leaf, manuscript
"Osbourn Record," 1 pages, manuscript
Osbourne ? Link ? Buckles Genealogical Data, 1 pages, typescript and manuscript
"In reference to the Revolutionary War record?" 1 pages, manuscript
Letter to Mrs. Lucas from Ann Waller Reddy, October 27, 1939, 1 leaf, typescript "George O. (my father)?" 1 leaf, manuscript (written on back of stockholder letter from March 31, 1938)

 

 

Osborne Family Notes (also Clinkenbeard, Hendricks), 6 leaves, typescript, 3 leaves, manuscript, 5 pages, manuscript

Rush family notes, 3 leaves, typescript

"Rush Family," 1 leaf, typescript
"Rush Genealogy" version 1, 1 leaf, typescript
"Rush Genealogy" version 2, 1 leaf, typescript

Miscellaneous ? Genealogy Notes, 15 pages, manuscript, 14 leaves, manuscript, 3 leaves, typescript, 1 printed item, 2 news articles

Old Colored Episcopal Church Deed, 1867, from Deed Book 2, page 539, Jefferson County, WV (in the courthouse at Charles Town), 1 leaf, typescript

Trussell, Elizabeth Lucas ? Correspondence with friends, 1939-1948, 16 pages, manuscript, 3 pages, typescript

Shepherd College Alumni Association Golden Anniversary Award, given to Elizabeth Little on May 15, 1981, 1 leaf, print and typescript

MAP CASE 1, DRAWER 8

Diploma ? United Daughter of the Confederacy, Elizabeth Shepherd Lucas, June 24, 1938, 1 leaf, printed