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Richard Lancaster

Birthdate: (70)
Birthplace: Orange, , VA, USA
Death: September 27, 1815 (70)
Orange County, VA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Lancaster, Sr. and Mary Lancaster
Husband of Joannah Lancaster
Father of Benjamin Lancaster; John A. Lancaster; Elizabeth Lancaster Hutcherson; Larkin Lancaster; Mason Lancaster and 5 others
Brother of William Lancaster; Thomas Lancaster; Rueben Lancaster; Elizabeth Adams; John Lancaster and 5 others

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About Richard Lancaster

DAR Ancestor #: A068355

He was a member of the Orange Militia in the Revolutionary War.

According to family legend when he married, his wife's father gave her her weight in gold as her dowry.

The legend has come down through the years that the father of Joanah Singleton gave her weight in gold when she married as a dowry. Richard Lancaster was a member of the Orange Militia in the Revolutionary War. His oldest son, Benjamin married Ann Hutcherson, daughter of Wm. Hutcherson, on Dec. 23, 1800 and was in the War of 1812. His daughter, Elizabeth was born in Orange County, Virginia in 1785 and was the 4th child. In the fall of 1837 or 38, she moved with her husband and children to Sumter County, Alabama where she died may years later at the age of 70. She was a member of the Mt. Hebron Baptist church.

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Richard Lancaster's Timeline

Orange, , VA, USA
July 23, 1778
Age 33
July 16, 1782
Age 37
Age 42
Orange County, VA, USA
August 3, 1790
Age 45
Age 58
September 27, 1815
Age 70
Orange County, VA, USA
Orange, Virginia, United States