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Helena Knight Lupton Family Collection

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

P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041 ext. 17

1077 WFCHS

Scope and Content: This collection contains family Bible records for Hollingsworth, Janney, and Knight families, as well as general records concerning the Lupton family and their activities and home “Shadyside,” 1849-1944, in Martinsburg, WV.
(5 boxes) Last updated 11/15.

Biographical/Historical: Helena Knight Lupton was born in Virginia on August 8, 1896, to Bassam M. and Charlotte Knight. The 1900 U.S. census lists her living with her family at 212 W. Water Street, Winchester, VA. She married James McSherry Lupton on December 27, 1923. She died on December 1, 1992, and is buried in Mt. Hebron Cemetery.

Bibliography: Mt. Hebron Cemetery records
1900 U.S. census, Winchester City, Virginia, population schedule, Ward 4 Winchester, ED 95, p. 127A (printed), dwelling 163, family 169, Bassam M. Knight
Tylor, Dola, Marriage Records Winchester, VA, 1783-1931. Self-published, 1992.

Cite As: Helena Knight Lupton Family Collection, 1077 WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.


Box 1

Asylum of the Winchester Commandery No. 12, Knights Templar, March 29, 1901 Dedication, 1 item, printed

Byrd, R.E., articles in U.S. Air Service magazine, April and June 1936, 2 items, printed

Calligraphy examples. 1 leaf, manuscript

Calling cards, postcards and miscellaneous cards, 8 printed cards, 2 envelopes; 6 folded leaves in envelope, printed

Century Club of Winchester–officers, members, rules and programme, 1907, 1 item, printed

Christ Church—Little Helpers—Helena Knight, Secretary, 1 copy book, manuscript; 2 pages, printed; 2 pages, manuscript; 1 envelope, manuscript and print; 1 card, manuscript

Christ Church—Women’s Auxiliary, 1921, 1 page, printed; 2 leaves, typescript; 1 booklet, printed

Civil War passes and correspondence, 1 page, manuscript; 1 envelope, manuscript; 1 leaf, manuscript on printed form

Cloth dying techniques–Nov. 1835, 2 pages, manuscript

Criswell, Andrew–Confederate currency and bonds, 4 leaves, manuscript on printed form; 1 leaf manuscript

Fort Loudoun Seminary The Tattler, 1912, 1 item, printed

Girl Scouts, 1937-1945, 1 printed card, 4 printed booklets

Griffith, John–Quaker condition statement, n.d., 1 page, manuscript; 1 leaf, manuscript (photocopy)

Hoke, Pavy Lupton, piece of wedding dress from Gretchen Thomson Byrd, 1 leaf, manuscript; 1 piece of lace; 1 envelope, manuscript

Hollingsworth, Jonah–Suit document re land, 2 pages, manuscript

Janney, Aquila and Ruth McPherson–Marriage bond, May 12, 1785, signed by 51 members of the Hopewell Meeting, 2 leaves, manuscript (photocopy); 1 leaf, typescript

Janney, Israel R. – Remembrance Book, 1886, 2 leaves manuscript; 1 leaf, printed

Jolliff heirs–Correspondence from D.W. Barton, n.d., 1 page, manuscript

Jones, James, W. Receipts, 1858, 3 leaves, manuscript; 1 sewn booklet, manuscript; 1 leaf, manuscript on printed form

Lupton Brothers Fruit Business, 1944, 6 items, printed; 5 leaves, typescript

Lupton, Edward W.–School reports, Dec. 30, 1860 and March 7, 1860, 2 leaves, manuscript on printed form

Lupton, E.W.–Correspondence to Mary Taylor (cousin), 1867-1869, 3 leaves, typescript, transcript (photocopy)

Lupton, Joel and Sarah–Indenture for property, Aug. 1835, 1 page, manuscript

Lupton, Joel–Miscellaneous papers, 1 page, manuscript; 2 leaves, manuscript

Lupton, Joel–Mowing machine patent inquiry (patented Jan. 2, 1855), 6 leaves, printed (photocopy); 10 pages, printed; 1 page, manuscript; 3 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)

Lupton, McSherry–Inventories and drawings of farm, 30 manuscript fragments

Lupton, Sarah G. (wife of Joel)–Will, March 1857, 1 page, manuscript

McKeever, Mathew–Financial note, 1849, 1 item, manuscript on printed form

Miller and Brent–Business papers, 2 pages, manuscript; 1 leaf, manuscript; 2 fragments, manuscript

Miller, John G.–Ring and note, 1 leaf, manuscript; 1 metal ring

Miscellaneous, 2 leaves, manuscript and print (photocopy); 2 leaves, printed; 3 leaves, manuscript; 2 leaves, printed with envelope; 1 page, manuscript; 1 envelope, print, manuscript, typescript; 1 leaf typescript (copy); 2 pages, printed; 1 envelope, print and manuscript, 1 postcard, printed; 1 leaf fragment, printed; 1 envelope, print and typescript; 1 booklet, printed

Mitchell, Benjamin—will, probated Oct. 17, 1825, 2 leaves, manuscript, 6 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)

Paul, John–Political letter, ND. 1 item, printed

Receipts, Sheriff and Clerk of the Court, taxes and miscellaneous, 1858-1861, 57 leaves, manuscript; 8 leaves, manuscript on printed form

Receipts, Parish of Frederick, 1858-1861, 19 leaves, manuscript

Recreation program–1943, 10 leaves, typescript (copy)

Red Cross-Winchester–1944, 2 leaves, typescript (copy); 1 leaf, typescript; 1 envelope, typescript

Shadyside–Lupton House, Martinsburg, WV-floor plan and correspondence, 1938, 2 leaves, typescript (photocopy); 1 leaf, drawing (photocopy)

World War II–ration cards for sugar and miscellaneous, 3 items, printed


“A Collection of Tried Recipes; Lord Fairfax’s Kitchen” belonging of Helena Knight Lupton, 115 pages, printed/manuscript

“The Luptons of Round Hill: A Study of Kinship 1863-1864” by Janney Lupton Munsell, December 1980; 1 item, unnumbered leaves, typescript

Bible Birthday Book—belonging of James McSherry Lupton, December 1902, 205 pages, printed/manuscript

Diary/Prayer book of Mary Evaline Janney—August 12th 1830-1876; unnumbered pages, manuscript

Letter to Janney Munsell from Evamaus Public Library—August 11, 1980, manuscript

Letters/post cards of Mrs. Edward Lupton c. 1902-1915, 7 items, printed/manuscript

Lupton Family Civil War letters,1863-1864; unnumbered leaves, typescript

Lupton Monument Dedication—October 6, 1991, pages, printed

McSherry Lupton family births, deaths and marriage entries starting in 1831, manuscript

Postcard to E.W. Lupton from his brother D.P. Lupton—5/24/1887, 1 item, manuscript

The Winchester Cook Book by the Y.P.M. Society of the Presbyterian Church c. 1915, 92 pages, printed/manuscript

Box 2

Genealogy notes, 7 leaves, manuscript and printed (photocopy); 1 leaf, printed (photocopy); 2 pages, manuscript

Hollingsworth Family Bible–transcripts of Bible entries, 1770-1849, 6 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)

Janney, Aquila—Family Bible Papers, 3 leaves, printed/manuscript

Janney Family Bible record entries, 1800-1936, 4 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)

Knight Family Bible Records entries, 1802-1878, 15 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)

Sewn book, manuscript, no date or other identification

Lupton, David–Records of trips west, 1793-1821, 8 hand sewn booklets, manuscript; 3 leaves, typescript

Lupton, David–Will, Aug. 15, 1821 and estate papers, 6 leaves, manuscript; 1 page, manuscript

Box 3

Account book [E.M. Hollingsworth], January 1842-December 1844, 506 pages, manuscript, bound (no covers)

Account book [Hollingsworth], January 1854-December 1867, 132 pages, manuscript, bound

Hollingsworth, E.M.–Merchandise, 1866, 1 item, manuscript on printed form

Janney, Israel–Account book, 1831-1878, unnumbered pages, manuscript

Janney, Israel–Accounts and miscellaneous notes from book, 1840-1876, 54 scraps, manuscript; 6 pages, manuscript, hand sewn

Knight, B.M.–Courthouse hall schedule book, 1 item, manuscript

Newspaper articles–History of Winchester, 1929, 1 envelope, manuscript; unnumbered items, printed

Newspaper clippings–Miscellaneous subjects, 1928-1974, unnumbered items, printed

Box 4

Knight, B.M.–Dental records of patients, 1896-1897, 1 bound book, manuscript on printed form

Knight, B.M.–Dental records of patients, 1892 (historic notes re Harriet Knight on 1st page), 1 bound book, manuscript on printed form

Knight, B.M.–Dental records of patients, 1905-1910, 1 bound book, manuscript on printed form

Oversize – Mapcase 1 Drawer 3 (5 items)

Anna Palsz Pavey Diploma from Lewis Burg, Penna Female Institute, dated June 23, 1880

Civil War passes for John Lupton, 2 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)

David Lupton house plan, n.d., 1 page manuscript

Marriage bond of Auila Janney and Ruth McPherson, May 12, 1785, 1 leaf, manuscript

Marriage bond of James Robert Lupton and Margaret Roberts, Oct. 27, 1917, 1 leaf, manuscript (photocopy)