William Van Meter

Van Meter, William was born about 1800 in Pendleton County, now W. Va. Died 12 Nov 1885 at his home in Smith Twp. Whitley Co., Ind. He was the youngest of 5 children born to William and Phoebe Van Meter. Until 1819, he remained at home with his mother long a widow, then went to Ross Co., Ohio, thence to Whitley Co., Ind. In the fall of 1835. In 1828, he married Mary Harmon of West Va. and they had 6 children, 4 of whom are living. She died in 1841 after 19 years a widower, he married Miss Malinda Kratzer and had 6 more children. Mrs. Levi Byers of Col. City, Ind. was one of his daughters

Columbia City Commercial, 20 Nov. 1885


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