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John Lancaster
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Birth: May 21, 1817
Wigan
Metropolitan Borough of Wigan
Greater Manchester, England
Death: Jun. 15, 1879
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

John Lancaster was born 4 miles from Wigan, Lancashire, England (near Liverpool). Although he couldn't read or write, he became a wealthy Philadelphia, PA carpet merchant, learning the carpet trade at 2nd & Gibbs Streets, Philadelphia. He was about 21 when he built his store and home at 2nd & German (now Fitzwater). He owned 170 acre farm at Croydan, near Bristol, China Lane, PA.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Bathsheba Harris Brooks Lancaster (1819 - 1864)*
 
 Children:
  Laura Virginia Lancaster Neiman (1859 - 1947)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section 42 lot 22
 
Created by: Joan Kolarik
Record added: Dec 30, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 5129733
John Lancaster
Added by: Joan Kolarik
 
John Lancaster
Added by: Joan Kolarik
 
John Lancaster
Added by: Joan Kolarik
 
 
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