Elizabeth Van Meter

1805–
OF, Greene, Pennsylvania, USA

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Van Meter was born about 1805, her father, John Van Metre, was 36 and her mother, Milicent Kelly, was 32. She married Jacob Fisher about 1819, in Mason, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Mason, Mason, Virginia, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Elizabeth Van Meter
1805–
Jacob Fisher
1815–1899
Marriage: about 1819
Henry A. Fisher
1836–1913
Adam Fisher
1840–1871
John Fisher
1842–
Susan Fisher
1844–
Andrew Fisher
1847–
George Fisher
1851–
Catharine Fisher
1853–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1819
Mason, West Virginia, United States
children

(7)

  • Henry A. Fisher

    Male1836–1913Male

  • Adam Fisher

    Male1840–1871Male

  • John Fisher

    Male1842–Male

  • Susan Fisher

    Female1844–Female

  • Andrew Fisher

    Male1847–Male

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 7

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 31

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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 (1)

  • Elizabeth Fisher in household of Jacob Fisher, "United States Census, 1850"

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