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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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    5. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    6. Swierenga, Robert P. Compiler Dutch Emigrant to the United State, South Africa, South America and Southeast Asia 1835-1880 An Alphabetical Listing by Househould Heads and Independent Persons. Wilmington, DE: Scholary Resources, 1983. Print.
    7. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    9. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
    10. Tapper, Michael Ed. Immigrants to the Middle Colonies A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists and Associated Data from The New York Genealogical Biographical Record. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. 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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