Ella Van Meter

1877–1944 (Age 67)
Sarahsville, Center Township, Noble, Ohio, United States

The Life of Ella

When Ella Van Meter was born on 15 April 1877, in Sarahsville, Center Township, Noble, Ohio, United States, her father, John D. Van Meter, was 44 and her mother, Nancy Hickman, was 44. She lived in Alliance, Alliance, Stark, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Cambridge, Guernsey, Ohio, United States in 1944. She died on 25 October 1944, in Guernsey, Ohio, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Cambridge, Guernsey, Ohio, United States.

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Ella Van Meter
D Leonad Eicher

Spouse & Children

  • Female1877–1944Female

  • D Leonad Eicher


Parents & Siblings

  • John D. Van Meter


  • Nancy Hickman




  • Mary Elizabeth Vanmeter


  • Adaline Van Meter


  • Catherine Van Meter


  • George Van Meter


  • Jessie Van Meter


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 19

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Ellan Van Meter in household of Daniel Weaver, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ella Eicher in household of Raymond Eicher, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ella Van Meter in household of John Van Meter, "United States Census, 1880"

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