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Lancaster, John

John Lancaster U.S. Army WWII
John Lancaster U.S. Army WWII

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Date of Birth: 8/9/1927
Died On: unknown
Street Address: 39 Highland Road
Service Number: 12236679
Branch of Service: U.S. Army-WWII

Veteran Code: USARMY-357

BIOGRAPHY Extended Information
John Singer Lancaster was born on August 9, 1927, in New York, his father, Herbert, was 24 and his mother, Elizabeth, was 22. He had two sons and one daughter with Virginia Manny. He died on February 23, 1998, in Vermont at the age of 70. In Rye his family lived at 39 Highland Road and were members of Christ Church. John enlisted and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

John Singer Lancaster


The marriage of Ms Virginia Manry, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Roy Manny of 32 East 64th stiect New York, and Woodstock, Vt., ' to John Singer Lancaster, son of Mrs. David Nicholson of Santa Barbara, Calif., and Herbert D. Lancaster, of Woodstock took place Saturday afternoon in the home of the brides parent. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Ernest D. Vandei burgh of St. John's Protestant Episcopal Church, Larchmont, N. Y. A small reception was held for members of the families and a few close fr.ends.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore her maternal grandmother's wedding gown of antique ivory satin trimmed with duchease lace. Her veil of tulle was attached to a cap of the same lace, and the carried an ivory-bound prayer, book with a marker of white panne. Her matron of honor and only attendant wa her sister, Mrs. James Drorbaugh, who was attired in a gown of cmnamon-colored silk. John Verdi of Syotset, L. I., was. best man.

The usher were James j Craven Manny, brother of the bride, Dr. Drorbaugh of Boston and John Evan Ree of Rye, N. Y. Mr. Lancaster and bi bride will make their home in Newbury, S. C. The bride, was graduated from Mis Hall' School tn P.tUfield, Mass , and 1 Eversholm School tn Florence, Italy. She waa introduced to society m New York during the season of 1947 st a tea g.ven for her by her parent m tnnr home and at the Bachelors Cotillon tn Baltimore. She is a grand-daughter of the j lata Mr, and Mrs. Jame Braddock Craven of Woodstock and the late Mr", and Mr. Walter Bishop Manny of St. Louis. Mr. Lancaster wa graduated in 1951 from Yale College, having served two years in th Army in th European theatre between ha freshman and sophomore years. The bridegroom is a grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Mortimer M. Singer of Rye, N Y . and the la'e Mr. and Mr Edwin W. Lancaster of New York.


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5 of 5 Date of Death January 15, 2022
Reviewer: S. Mariah Lancaster from mariah.lancaster@gmail.com  
My grandfather, John Singer Lancaster, passed this afternoon, just after 3:30pm on 1/14/22 at Dartmouth Hitchcock Memorial Hospital in Lebanon, NH. He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia (nee Manny) Lancaster, and his youngest son John Herbert Lancaster. He is survived by his children, Richard Lancaster, Justin Lancaster, and Gina Lancaster, as well as his grandchildren, Forrest Lancaster, Heather Lancaster, Mariah Lancaster, Olga Brevnova, Alessa Lancaster, Emma Salguero, Hugo Salguero, Sonia Salguero, and Roy Lancaster.

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