Henry Winfred Lancaster

1893–1976 (Age 82)

The Life of Henry Winfred

When Henry Winfred Lancaster was born on 13 September 1893, in Tunisia, his father, Henry Monroe Lancaster, was 31 and his mother, Nancy Whipple, was 36. He married Daisy Lee Reynolds on 4 June 1921, in Paragould, Greene, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Paragould, Greene, Arkansas, United States in 1910 and Civil District 2, Shelby, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died in February 1976, in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States.

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Henry Winfred Lancaster
Daisy Lee Reynolds
Marriage: 4 June 1921
Henry Winfred Lancaster Jr
Sue Lancaster
Jack Reynolds Lancaster

Spouse & Children

4 June 1921
Paragould, Greene, Arkansas, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 11

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Henry W Lancaster, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Henry W Lancaster, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Henry W Lancaster, "United States Census, 1930"

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