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Where did the Dutch Van Meter family come from? What is the Dutch Van Meter family crest and coat of arms? When did the Van Meter family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Van Meter family history?
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Van Meter Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Stephen Yerkes Van Meter, aged 29, who landed in America, in 1905
- S.S. van Meter, aged 21, who settled in America, in 1909
- Effuci Ada Van Meter, aged 35, who landed in America, in 1909
- Seymour van Meter, aged 47, who emigrated to the United States, in 1912
- Virginia van Meter, aged 17, who emigrated to America, in 1912
- John Inskeep Vanmeter (1798-1875), U.S. Representative from Ohio
- Victoria Louise "Vicki" Van Meter (1982-2008), American aviatrix, best known for setting several youngest-pilot distance-flying records at age of 11
- Loper,Keller, Van Meter [and] Allied Lines by Melba Wood.
- Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
- Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
- Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
- Neubecker, Ottfried. Großes Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
- Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
- Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
- Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
- Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
- Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
- Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
The Van Meter Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Van 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.
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