Ella M Van Meter

1865–1945 (Age 79)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Ella M

When Ella M Van Meter was born on 30 June 1865, in Indiana, United States, her father, William R Van Meter, was 42 and her mother, Elizabeth Walters, was 37. She married Louis J Bieg on 27 November 1884, in Cass, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Fontana, San Bernardino, California, United States in 1930 and Fontana Judicial Township, San Bernardino, California, United States in 1940. She died on 9 January 1945, in San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Montecito Memorial Park, Colton, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ella M Van Meter
Louis J Bieg
Marriage: 27 November 1884
Paul Melville Bieg
Earl Guy Bieg
Russell James Bieg

Spouse & Children

  • Female1865–1945Female

  • Louis J Bieg


27 November 1884
Cass, Indiana, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • William R Van Meter


  • Elizabeth Walters




  • Rachel Anna Van Meter


  • James Van Meter


  • Samuel Van Meter


  • Charlotte VanMeter


  • Linda Van Meter


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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 4

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.

Age 21

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ella M Bieg in household of Magdelin Niederkorn, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ella Van Meter in household of William R Van Meter, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ella Bilg in household of Louis J Bilg, "United States Census, 1920"

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