Elizabeth Van Meter

1792–1856 (Age 63)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Van Meter was born on 15 August 1792, in Virginia, United States, her father, Isaac Van Meter, was 27 and her mother, Rachel Morgan, was 18. She married Ebenezer Barcus on 14 May 1808, in Brooke, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Monroe Township, Licking, Ohio, United States in 1850. She died on 6 July 1856, in Johnstown, Licking, Ohio, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Johnstown, Licking, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elizabeth Van Meter
1792–1856
Ebenezer Barcus
1778–1863
Marriage: 14 May 1808
Lewis Barcus
1811–1888
William Barcus
1813–
Josiah Barcus
1830–
Rachel Barcus
1832–
Elizabeth Barcus
1835–
Shannon Barcus
1840–
Joseph Barcus
Isaac Barcus
1815–1896
Samuel Barcus
1824–1901
Ebenezer Barcus
1825–1903
Hamilton Hammond Barcus
1827–1863
James H. Barcus
1827–1892
John R. Barcus
1831–1906
Jasper Barcus
1834–1904

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
14 May 1808
Brooke, West Virginia, United States
children

(14)

+9 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1803

Age 11

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
1812

Age 20

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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)

  • Elisabeth Barcus in household of Ebinezer Barcus, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Barcus in entry for Ebenezer Barcus, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"
  • Eliza Barcus in entry for James H. Barcus, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"

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