Elizabeth Van Meter

Stark, Ohio, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Van Meter was born in 1814, in Stark, Ohio, United States, her father, Abraham Van Meter, was 32 and her mother, Sarah Miller, was 28. She married George Rogers on 9 November 1832, in Wayne, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Ironton, Lawrence, Ohio, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

Elizabeth Van Meter
George Rogers
Marriage: 9 November 1832
Sarah Rogers
William Rogers
John Rogers
Lucinda Rogers

Spouse & Children

9 November 1832
Wayne, Ohio, United States


  • Sarah Rogers


  • William Rogers


  • Male1845–1915Male

  • Female1850–Female

Parents & Siblings



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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 22

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

Age 32

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • Eliza Rodgers in household of George Rodgers, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Vanmeter, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Elizabeth Van Meter in the 1850 United States Federal Census

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