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Where did the Dutch Vanmeter family come from? What is the Dutch Vanmeter family crest and coat of arms? When did the Vanmeter family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Vanmeter family history?
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Vanmeter 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
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The Vanmeter Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vanmeter 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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