Lizzie Drucilla Littlehales1,2,3,4,5,6,7

F, b. 9 June 1898, d. 25 September 1997
Lizzie Drucilla Littlehales
FatherCharles Henry Littlehales1,4,8,9,7 b. 22 Nov 1865, d. 11 Sep 1951
MotherRosa Rebecca Llewellyn1,7 b. 28 Feb 1866, d. 19 Dec 1902
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of Taryn Lynn Phelan
           Lizzie Drucilla Littlehales was born on 9 June 1898 at Waterbury, Connecticut..2,1,10,11,12,13,14,7,15,16 She was found on a passenger list in June 1899 at Liverpool, England, with her parents Charles Henry Littlehales and Rosa Rebecca Llewellyn, sailing into Liverpool, England on the S. S. Britannic from New York; and their infant daughter, Lizzie. They sailed on the S. S. Britannic from New York. Did they bring back Aunt Mary Jane Smith with them on the return trip to NY?17
     Lizzie Drucilla Littlehales appears as Lizzie D. Littlehale, age 2, in the census of 12 June 1900 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of Charles Henry Littlehales as his daughter.18 Lizzie Drucilla Littlehales resided on 12 June 1900 at 94 Walnut Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her parents and her paternal great aunt, Mary Jane Smith.18 Drucie was about four when her mother died. Her aunt Mae (Mary Jane Smith) came over from England to take care of Drucie and Mabel, but she doesn't remember her. This same great aunt had raised her father in England, but Drucie doesn't know why. (This great aunt died in the US). It appears that Sarah Ann Smith Littlehales, Charlie's mother, died when he was just two years old. This aunt probably stepped in to help out.19
     Lizzie Drucilla Littlehales appears as Drucy Littlehales, age 12, in the census of 23 April 1910 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of William Alfred Littlehales as his niece.3 Lizzie Drucilla Littlehales resided in April 1910 at 24 Dikeman Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her uncle, William, her great- aunt Mary Jane Smith, her cousin, Ethel (Clara), and her father.3
     Lizzie Drucilla Littlehales appears as Drucilla L.Littlehales, age 21, in the census of 5 January 1920 at Watertown, Litchfield, Connecticut,in the household of Charles Henry Littlehales as his wife (an obvious error).4 Lizzie Drucilla Littlehales resided on 5 January 1920 at Edgewood Avenue, Watertown (Oakville), Connecticut, with her father, his brother William and his daughter, Ethel. Also, their greataunt Mary Jane Smith lived with them.4
     Lizzie Drucilla Littlehales appears as L. Drucilla Littlehales, age 31, in the census of 14 April 1930 at Edgewood Road, Oakville, Connecticut,in the household of Charles Henry Littlehales as his daughter.5 Lizzie Drucilla Littlehales was a Worthy Matron of the Western Chapter of the Order of The Eastern Star between 1934 and 1935.7
     Lizzie Drucilla Littlehales appears as L. Drucilla Littlehales, age 41, in the census of 13 April 1940 at Edgewood Road, Watertown, Litchfield County, Connecticut,in the household of Charles Henry Littlehales as his daughter, along with Clara Ethel Littlehales.6 Lizzie Drucilla Littlehales was a member of First Baptist Church of Waterbury, Connecticut where she was an alto soloist with its choir. She was also the church's financial secretary and a member of the bell choir and Women's Group. She had a certificate on her wall congratulating her on 86 years of being a parishioner of the church.7
     Lizzie Drucilla Littlehales died on 25 September 1997 at Abbott Terrace Health Center, Waterbury, Connecticut, at age 99.20,7 She was buried at Riverside Cemetery, Waterbury, Connecticut. (Section P.)7,21

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1900Waterbury, New Haven, ConnecticutLizzie Drucilla Littlehales appears as Lizzie D. Littlehale, age 2, in the census of 12 June 1900 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of Charles Henry Littlehales as his daughter.18
1910Waterbury, New Haven, ConnecticutLizzie Drucilla Littlehales appears as Drucy Littlehales, age 12, in the census of 23 April 1910 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of William Alfred Littlehales as his niece.3
1920Watertown, Litchfield, ConnecticutLizzie Drucilla Littlehales appears as Drucilla L.Littlehales, age 21, in the census of 5 January 1920 at Watertown, Litchfield, Connecticut,in the household of Charles Henry Littlehales as his wife (an obvious error).4
1930Edgewood Road, Oakville, ConnecticutLizzie Drucilla Littlehales appears as L. Drucilla Littlehales, age 31, in the census of 14 April 1930 at Edgewood Road, Oakville, Connecticut,in the household of Charles Henry Littlehales as his daughter.5
1940Edgewood Road, Watertown, Litchfield County, ConnecticutLizzie Drucilla Littlehales appears as L. Drucilla Littlehales, age 41, in the census of 13 April 1940 at Edgewood Road, Watertown, Litchfield County, Connecticut,in the household of Charles Henry Littlehales as his daughter, along with Clara Ethel Littlehales.6

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
12 June 190094 Walnut Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutLizzie Drucilla Littlehales resided on 12 June 1900 at 94 Walnut Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her parents and her paternal great aunt, Mary Jane Smith.18
April 191024 Dikeman Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutShe resided in April 1910 at 24 Dikeman Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her uncle, William, her great- aunt Mary Jane Smith, her cousin, Ethel (Clara), and her father.3
5 January 1920Edgewood Avenue, Watertown (Oakville), ConnecticutShe resided on 5 January 1920 at Edgewood Avenue, Watertown (Oakville), Connecticut, with her father, his brother William and his daughter, Ethel. Also, their greataunt Mary Jane Smith lived with them.4

Citations

  1. [S351] The Littlehales Family Bible.
  2. [S407] L. Drucilla Littlehales entry, Birth Certificate (29 July 1898).
  3. [S284] William A. Littlehales, 1910 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 465, sheet 16A, dwelling 138, family 331.
  4. [S558] Charles Littlehales household, 1920 United States Federal Census, Litchfield, Connecticut, population schedule, Watertown, ED 227, sheet 9B, dwelling 161, family 205.
  5. [S290] Charles H. Littlehales household, 1930 United States Federal Census, Litchfield, Connecticut, population schedule, Oakville, ED 47, sheet 21A, dwelling 368, family 464.
  6. [S1300] Charles H. Littlehales household, 1940 United States Federal Census, Middlesex, Massachusetts, population schedule, Watertown, ED 5-370, sheet 11A, number of household 207.
  7. [S212] The Waterbury Republican-American, 27 September, 1997.
  8. [S290] Charles H. Littlehales household, 1930 United States Federal Census, Litchfield, Connecticut, population schedule, Oakville, ED 47, sheet 21A, dwelling 368, family 464, shows relationship to the head of the household (Charles H. Littlehales) as daughter.
  9. [S1300] Charles H. Littlehales household, 1940 United States Federal Census, Middlesex, Massachusetts, population schedule, Watertown, ED 5-370, sheet 11A, number of household 207,shows father as Charles H. Littlehales.
  10. [S283] Charles Littlehales household, 1900 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 423, sheet 10A, dwelling 127, family 191, shows Jun 1898 and birthplace as Connecticut.
  11. [S284] William A. Littlehales, 1910 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 465, sheet 16A, dwelling 138, family 331, shows age 12.
  12. [S558] Charles Littlehales household, 1920 United States Federal Census, Litchfield, Connecticut, population schedule, Watertown, ED 227, sheet 9B, dwelling 161, family 205, shows age 21 and birthplace as Connecticut.
  13. [S290] Charles H. Littlehales household, 1930 United States Federal Census, Litchfield, Connecticut, population schedule, Oakville, ED 47, sheet 21A, dwelling 368, family 464, shows age 31 and birthplace as Connecticut.
  14. [S1300] Charles H. Littlehales household, 1940 United States Federal Census, Middlesex, Massachusetts, population schedule, Watertown, ED 5-370, sheet 11A, number of household 207,shows age 41 and birthplace as Connecticut.
  15. [S207] Interview, Roberta Berglund, 1998.
  16. [S157] CT Death Index, 1949-2012, L. D. Littlehales, State File #21595, 25 September 1997,shows her birthdate as 9 June 1898 and birthplace as Connecticut.
  17. [S1050] Chas. H. Littlehales, S.S. Britannic Passenger Lists Arriving at Liverpool, June 1899as viewed on Ancestry.com.
  18. [S283] Charles Littlehales household, 1900 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 423, sheet 10A, dwelling 127, family 191.
  19. [S206] Interview, L. Drucie Littlehales, 7 August, 1997.
  20. [S157] CT Death Index, 1949-2012, L. D. Littlehales, State File #21595, 25 September 1997.
  21. [S197] L. Drucilla Littlehales Tombstone, Riverside Cemetery, 496 Riverside Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.