William Van Meter

Brief Life History of William

When William Van Meter was born on 25 May 1869, in Aid, Aid Township, Lawrence, Ohio, United States, his father, Martin VanBuren Van Meter, was 25 and his mother, Harriett DeLong, was 22. He died on 2 April 1870, in Aid Township, Lawrence, Ohio, United States, at the age of 0.

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Family Time Line

Martin VanBuren Van Meter
1843–1923
Harriett DeLong
1847–1937
Lewis Frances Van Meter
1867–1948
William Van Meter
1869–1870
Martha E. Vanmeter
1871–1872
James Thomas Van Meter
1873–1958
Maggie Vanmeters
1875–1962
John Vanmeter
1879–1892
Amy Vanmeter
1882–1918
Emma Della Vanmeter
1885–1968
Theodore F VanMeter
1887–1984
Bertha E Vanmeter
1891–1982

Sources (3)

  • William Van Meter, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • William Vanmeter, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"
  • William Van Meter, "Ohio, Births and Christenings, 1821-1962"

World Events (2)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

1870 · Giving all the right to vote

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.

Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.

Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

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

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