Elizabeth Lee Van Meter

1933–2008 (Age 74)
Parkville, Platte, Missouri, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Lee

When Elizabeth Lee Van Meter was born on 13 August 1933, in Parkville, Platte, Missouri, United States, her father, Norville Eugene VanMeter, was 34 and her mother, Minnie Angeline Muff, was 25. She married Darius Clyde Bartlett on 24 March 1953, in Jackson, Missouri, United States. She lived in Harrisonville, Cass, Missouri, United States in 2008. She died on 17 January 2008, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Dudenville, Dade, Missouri, United States.

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Elizabeth Lee Van Meter
Darius Clyde Bartlett
Marriage: 24 March 1953

Spouse & Children

24 March 1953
Jackson, Missouri, United States

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 2

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1945 · Missouri's Fourth Constitution Becomes Effective

Age 12

Missouri's current constitution became effective on March 30, 1945.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 22

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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)

  • Betty L Van Meter in household of Norville E Van Meter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elizabeth Lee Eagan in entry for Darius C Bartlett, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Betty Bartlett in entry for Mr Norvell E Van Meter, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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