Meter History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Meter migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Meter Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johannes Meter, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1709 [1]
  • Johan Meter, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1748 [1]
  • Johan Adam Meter, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
  • Hans Meter, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
Meter Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • John Theodore Meter, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1842 [1]
  • Francis Jacob Meter, who arrived in Missouri in 1845 [1]
  • Frederick Meter, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1850 [1]
  • John Meter, aged 44, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1868 [1]
  • Heinrich Meter, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1870 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Meter (post 1700)

  • Stephen Y. Van Meter, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1916, 1932 [2]
  • Robert H. Van Meter, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Salem County, 1812-13 [2]
  • R. Doyle II Van Meter, American Democrat politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Mingo County; Elected 1972 [2]
  • Nathan Z. Van Meter, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Florida State Senate 16th District, 1978 [2]
  • Mary E. Van Meter, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1972 [2]
  • Joseph H. Van Meter, American politician, Mayor of Collingswood, New Jersey, 1930-33 [2]
  • Jeremy Van Meter, American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for Ohio, 2012 [2]
  • Gregory T. Van Meter, American politician, U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 1st Illinois District, 1932 [2]
  • Craig Van Meter, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1932 [2]

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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