Ella Matilda Catherine Van Meter

1892–1963 (Age 71)
Pansy, Grant, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Ella Matilda Catherine

When Ella Matilda Catherine Van Meter was born on 9 February 1892, in Pansy, Grant, West Virginia, United States, her father, John O Vanmeter, was 44 and her mother, Hannah Elizabeth Yoakum, was 45. She lived in Milroy, Grant, West Virginia, United States in 1910. She died on 10 April 1963, in Grant, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 71.

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John O Vanmeter
Hannah Elizabeth Yoakum
George Vanmeter
Mary Frances Vanmeter
Minnie Susan Vanmeter
Charles Vanmeter
Cora Elizabeth Van Meter
Jacob Erner Vanmeter
Isaac L. Vanmeter
Ida Belle VanMeter
Ella Matilda Catherine Van Meter

Parents & Siblings

  • John O Vanmeter


  • Hannah Elizabeth Yoakum




  • George Vanmeter


  • Mary Frances Vanmeter


  • Minnie Susan Vanmeter


  • Charles Vanmeter


  • Female1880–1970Female

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 20

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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 Vanmeter in household of John Vanmeter, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ella M C Vanmeter in household of John O Vanmeter, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ella Crites, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"

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