Frances Mullen was born in August 1848, in Ohio, United States. She married Benjamin R. Van Meter on 9 January 1873, in Labette, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 7 February 1918, in Parsons, Labette, Kansas, United States, at the age of 69.
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maoláin ‘descendant of Maolán’, a byname meaning ‘tonsured one, devotee’ (from a diminutive of maol ‘bald’). The variants Ó Maoileáin and Ó Maoilín result in a variety of vowels in the Anglicized forms.
Dutch (Van der Mullen): variant of Van der Molen (see Molen ).