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John Lancaster

Generation #4

John Lancaster b: June 28, 1804; d: July 29, 1887, Fallston, Harford Co., Maryland; son of Jesse and Elizabeth (Dyer) Landaster  m: Mary Ann Lancaster July 1, 1846, Maryland; b: July 10 , 1808, Harford Co., Maryland; d: December 22, 1884, Chester Co., Pennsylvania; dau of Isaiah and Nancy Ann(Blufford) Lancaster

Elijah Lancaster

b: October 1, 1838, Fallston, Harford Co., Maryland; d: August 29, 1871, Fallston, Harford Co., Maryland

Esther Lancaster

b: February 7, 1844, Fallston, Harford Co., Maryland ; d: February 18, 1934, Harrisburg, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania; m: Samuel L Webster March 11, 1875; b: August 1842, Chester Co., Pennsylvania; d: January 4, 1899, Chester Co., Pennsylvania; son of William and Sarah (Lukins) Webster

Jesse Lancaster

b: May 5, 1846, Maryland; d: October 3, 1880, Fallston, Harford, Maryland; m: Georgia A. Lancaster about 1873, Baltimore, Maryland; b: November 29, 1851, Baltimore City, Baltimore, Maryland; d: after 1930, Los Angeles, California; dau of John D. and Martha A. (Miller) Lancaster

Moses Lancaster

b: February 3, 1848, Harford Co., Maryland; d: February 19, 1850

Mary Elizabeth Lancaster

b: December 20, 1850, Harford Co., Maryland; d: April 30, 1927, Angola, Indiana; m: Doak Robert Best March 11, 1875, Baltimore Co., Maryland; b: June 16, 1850, Huntington Co., Indiana; d: 1939

William Penn Lancaster

b: April 20, 1854, Hartford, Co., Maryland; d: February 23, 1944, San Joaquin, Sacramento Co., California; m: Emily C Maxwell 1882; b: January 27, 1864, Pennsylvania; d: April 9, 1941, San Joaquin, Sacramento Co., California

Maryland Marriages, 1655-1850 about John Lancaster

Name:  John Lancaster

Gender:  Male

Marriage Date:  1 Jul 1837

Spouse:  Mary Ann Lancaster


26 AUG 1772, Jesse Lancaster, s/o Benjamin and Rachel, disowned for marrying outside of Society of Friends. 23 SEP 1772


26 MAY 1773, Jesse Lancaster offered a paper condemning his outgoing in marriage, he was again received into membership, as was his wife, Constance Malsby-Lancaster.

31 AUG 1776, Jesse Lancaster, s/o Benjamin and Rachel, disowned for marrying outside of Society of Friends.

26 MAR 1785, Jesse Lancaster was again received into membership.

26 AUG 1786, Mary Parsons-Lancaster, w/o Jesse was received into membership.

Gunpowder Friends Monthly Meeting,

Dated; 31st of the 8th mo. 1776

Jessie Lancaster married Mary, daughter of John and Rebecca Parsons, for which he was again disowned by the Friends at a Monthly Meeting held at Gunpowder.

Gunpowder Monthly Meeting,

Dated; 26th of 3rd mo. 1785.

Jesse Lancaster was again received into membership, and Mary Parsons-Lancaster was received into membership 8th mo. 26, 1786.


In the minutes of Gunpowder Monthly Meeting of Friends, under date of 29th of 8th month, 1795, we find: "Jesse Lancaster and Elizabeth Dyer appeared at this meeting and declared their intention of marriage with each other, David Harry and Moses Lukens are appointed to enquire into the man's clearness of others. consent of parents being had."

At a meeting held 9th mo. 26, 1795: "one of the friends appointed to enquire into Jesse Lancaster's clearness of marriage engagement with others, reports nothing to hinder further proceedings in marriage, the appearing and continue their intention with each other, are left at left at liberty to accomplish the same according to good order, Moses Lukens and David Lee are appointed to see it is so accomplished."

At a meeting held 31st of 10th month, 1795: "One of the Friends appointed to attend the marriage of Jesse Lancaster and Elizabeth Dyer, report it was orderly accomplished."