Daisy Ellen Lancaster

4 January 1886–22 September 1948 (Age 62)
Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Daisy Ellen

When Daisy Ellen Lancaster was born on 4 January 1886, in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, her father, John Alvan Pruitt Lancaster, was 31 and her mother, Ellen Wofford, was 35. She had at least 7 sons and 4 daughters with Rufus Boyd Layton. She lived in Boydton Magisterial District, Mecklenburg, Virginia, United States in 1940 and Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States in 1948. She died on 22 September 1948, in Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Fields United Methodist Church Cemetery, Boydton, Mecklenburg, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rufus Boyd Layton
1886–1933
Daisy Ellen Lancaster
1886–1948
Elisa Ellen Layton
1907–1999
Lillian Lucille Layton
1909–1963
Wiliam Boyd Layton
1911–1962
Julia Mamie Layton
1913–2006
Ernest Howard Layton
1914–1996
Margaret V Layton
1918–2010
Joseph M Layton
1920–1997
John Wesley Layton
1922–1986
Garland Mason Layton
1922–2002
Benjamin W Layton
1924–
George Layton
1928–

Spouse and Children

children

(11)

    Female1907–1999Female

    Female1909–1963Female

    Wiliam Boyd Layton

    Male1911–1962Male

    Julia Mamie Layton

    Female1913–2006Female

    Ernest Howard Layton

    Male1914–1996Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Alvan Pruitt Lancaster

    Male1854–1939Male

    Ellen Wofford

    Female1850–1903Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 8

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 17

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Lancaster in northwestern England, named in Old English as ‘Roman fort on the Lune’, from the Lune river, on which it stands, + Old English cæster ‘Roman fort or walled city’ (Latin castra ‘legionary camp’). The river name is probably British, perhaps related to Gaelic slán ‘healthy’, ‘salubrious’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Daisy E Gayton in household of Rufus B Gayton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Darcy Layton in household of Boy* Layton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Daisy E Layton, "United States Census, 1940"

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