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David L. LANCASTER

14 JAN 1807 - 19 DEC 1891

  • OCCUPATION: 1861, Revenue (tax) Collector, Decatur Co. TN
  • BORN: 14 JAN 1807, Williamson Co. TN
  • DIED: 19 DEC 1891, Decatur Co. TN
  • BURIED: Gardner/Wylie Cemetery, Decatur Co. TN
  • MILITARY SERVICE: Col. Decatur County Militia, Decatur Co. TN
  • CENSUS: 1850, Dwelling 54, District 1, Decatur Co. TN
  • CENSUS: 1860, Dwelling 349, District 4, Decatur Co. TN
  • CENSUS: 1870, Dwelling 32, District 1, Decatur Co. TN
  • CENSUS: 1880, Dwelling 177, District 1, Decatur Co. TN

Notes

Lancaster, David

David Lancaster was a son of Benjamin M. Lancaster and his wife Sara, who left North Carolina and came to Williamson County, TN ca 1760. David L. Lancaster married Parmela Davidson of Williamson Co, TN first. His second wife was Cynthia Duck of Decatur County. He and his second wife are buried in the Wylie Cemetery now known as the Gardner Cemetery. Children of David and Parmela were: Harvey, Jesse, John G., David A., William B., and Benjamin M. Children by Cynthia were: Sarah Bathsheba and Gabriel Scott.

- History of Decatur County, Tennessee, by Lillye Younger.


In 1845, D. L. Lancaster signed the petition by the citizens of Perry County to divide the county using the Tennessee River as the western boundary for Perry County thus creating a new county west of the river - Decatur County.

Pedigree

                                                                               _Robert LANCASTER ___+
                                                                              | (1702 - ....)       
                                                         _Benjamin LANCASTER _|_Martha ? ___________
                                                        | (1726 - 1793)                             
                              _Benjamin LANCASTER , Jr._|
                             | (1749 - 1806)            |
                             |                          |                      _Roger DELK , Jr.____
                             |                          |                     |                     
                             |                          |_Lucinda DELK _______|_____________________
                             |                                                                      
 _Benjamin Marion LANCASTER _|
| (1785 - 1859)              |
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|                            |_Sarah GILBERT ___________|
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|--David L. LANCASTER 
|  (1807 - 1891)
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|                             _Thomas WHITFIELD ________|
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|_Sarah Harriet WHITFIELD ___|
  (1785 - 1859)              |
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