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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Family Time Line

John O Vanmeter
1847–1916
Hannah Elizabeth Yoakum
1847–1932
George Vanmeter
1872–1872
Mary Frances Vanmeter
1873–1910
Minnie Susan Vanmeter
1875–
Charles Vanmeter
1878–1878
Cora Elizabeth Van Meter
1880–1970
Jacob Erner Vanmeter
1883–1973
Isaac L. Vanmeter
1886–1886
Ida Belle VanMeter
1889–1933
Ella Matilda Catherine Van Meter
1892–1963

Parents & Siblings

  • John O Vanmeter

    Male1847–1916Male

  • Hannah Elizabeth Yoakum

    Female1847–1932Female

siblings

(9)

  • George Vanmeter

    Male1872–1872Male

  • Mary Frances Vanmeter

    Female1873–1910Female

  • Minnie Susan Vanmeter

    Female1875–Female

  • Charles Vanmeter

    Male1878–1878Male

  • 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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