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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Martin VanBuren Van Meter
Harriett DeLong
Lewis Frances Van Meter
William Van Meter
Martha E. Vanmeter
James Thomas Van Meter
Maggie Vanmeters
John Vanmeter
Amy Vanmeter
Emma Della Vanmeter
Theodore F VanMeter
Bertha E Vanmeter

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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