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Lancaster, Massachusetts, USA (South Lancaster)

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Where is Lancaster, Massachusetts, USA? 

Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Lancaster was first settled as "Nashaway" (after the local Nashaway Indian tribe) in 1643. It was officially incorporated and renamed "Lancaster on the Nashua" in 1653.
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Lancaster, Massachusetts, USA (South Lancaster) - Seven Bridge Road
Lancaster, Massachusetts, USA (South Lancaster)

Seven Bridge Road
Lancaster, Massachusetts, USA (South Lancaster) - Old Grist Mill (1909)
Lancaster, Massachusetts, USA (South Lancaster)

Old Grist Mill (1909)
Lancaster, Massachusetts, USA (South Lancaster) - Unitarian Church
Lancaster, Massachusetts, USA (South Lancaster)

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1653 - Lancaster founded

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1676 - February 10 - Wampanoag Indians under King Philip kill all men in Lancaster Mass

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12. LANCASTER. [Pop. 2,019. Inc. 1653.]
Lancaster is the oldest town in the county, and was called Nashoway by the Indians, who early...Read MORE...

1848 - Lancaster
The settlement of this town goes far back into the early history of Massachusetts. According to...Read MORE...

News  1889 - KILLED IN A WRECK.
Worcester, Mass., Sept. 21. - An accident occurred on the Boston and Maine Railroad between...Read MORE...

Lancaster Massachusetts, 1890
Lancaster is the oldest and one of the most beautiful towns in Worcester County. It lies on the...Read MORE...

1916
Lancaster, a post- village and summer-resort of Worcester co., Mass., is finely situated in...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here

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Ancestors Who Died Here

We currently have information about 36 ancestors who died in Lancaster, Massachusetts, USA (South Lancaster).
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Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1654
John RUGG (11 March 1632 - 19 December 1696) & Hannah PRESCOTT (16 April 1639 - 11 September 1696)
married abt. 1654

1656
Samuel DAVIS (1630 - 28 December 1699) & Mary WATERS (27 January 1637/38 - 13 October 1713)
married 1656

1658
Richard WHEELER (13 June 1614 - 10 February 1675) & Sarah PRESCOTT (16 April 1637 - 25 August 1714)
married 2 August 1658

1698
Ephraim WILDER (16 August 1677 - 13 December 1769) & Elizabeth STEVENS (14 February 1680 - 28 May 1769)
married 1698

1703
Daniel RUGG (15 September 1678 - 23 June 1758) & Elizabeth PRIEST (12 September 1679 - 3 December 1754)
married January 1703

1722
Tilly MERRICK (28 March 1701 - 24 March 1731) & Elizabeth WILDER (1703 - 13 September 1779)
married 28 November 1722

1733
Nathaniel BUTLER (21 December 1710 - ) & Experience GLAZIER (7 December 1712 - )
married 22 November 1733

1738
Joseph RUGG (2 June 1723 - 17 May 1792) & Ruth GLAZIER (12 April 1724 - )
married 15 June 1738

1741
Amos RUGG (13 December 1716 - ) & Mary BURPEE (14 October 1723 - 12 June 1789)
married 29 December 1741

1754
Samuel RICE (10 May 1730 - ) & Mary BENNETT (13 March 1734 - )
married 12 February 1754
 

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