Elizabeth Van Meter

1931–2010 (Age 78)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Van Meter was born on 6 May 1931, in West Virginia, United States, her father, Elijah K Van Meter, was 40 and her mother, Virginia Francis Blizzard, was 32. She lived in Keyser, Mineral, West Virginia, United States in 1935 and Welton Magisterial District, Mineral, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 17 March 2010, at the age of 78, and was buried in Cabin Run Cemetery, Keyser, Mineral, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elijah K Van Meter
Virginia Francis Blizzard
Charles James Washington Van Meter
Allen Van Meter
Elizabeth Van Meter
Hazel Bell Van Meter

Parents & Siblings



  • Charles James Washington Van Meter


  • Male1926–1972Male

  • Female1931–2010Female

  • Hazel Bell Van Meter


World Events (8)


Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Age 1

Los Angeles, California, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 24

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 (2)

  • Elizabeth Van Meter in household of Elijah Van Meter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elizabeth C Martin, "Find A Grave Index"

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