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Meter Early Origins




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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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
  • Johan Meter, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1748
  • Johan Adam Meter, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Hans Meter, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749

Meter Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Theodore Meter, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1842
  • Francis Jacob Meter, who arrived in Missouri in 1845
  • Frederick Meter, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1850
  • John Meter, aged 44, landed in San Francisco, California in 1868
  • Heinrich Meter, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1870
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Meter (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Meter (post 1700)



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

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    5. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München: 1975. Print.
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Meter Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Meter Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 8 October 2015 at 11:32.

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