My wife Marty - for putting with the countless hours I
spent working on the site and researching while all she saw of me was
the "back of your head".
Laurie Van Metre - Laurie, my sister, laid
the ground work through her research in 1984 for me to start this page .
Frances C. Van Metre - My grandfathers aunt
and author of "A Van Metre Family Record" which has been an
invaluable reference. Also to Rhoda Van Metre Butler, her daughter who
was kind enough to send Laurie a copy of said manuscript.
Don Woods , Berkeley County Historical Society - Don is a
local historian in Martinsburg, West Virginia. He and the society have
been a great source of information. Publications I have purchased are
listed on the reference page.
Mike Judd - Mike encouraged me to start this
Stu Marty - provided info. on town of Van
Metre, South Dakota.
LeAnna Fosheim - Van Metre's in South Dakota.
Greg Cox - Coat of Arms, newspaper
Fort Pleasant data and his paper
on the analysis of "The Hitt and Van
Meter Family" article printed in the Urbana (Ohio)
Daily Citizen, January 26, 1957.
Old Fields cemetery
listing and pictures.
James T. Van Metre - paper "Van
Meter Pioneers in America".
John van Meeteren - helping me clear up
the Coat of Arms confusion. History of the Van
Lonny J. Watro - Profile Nancy Van
Richard L. Gates - Henry
and Susannah Van Meter family bible page. Jacob
(Valley Jake) Van Meter line.
Dottie McKee - Picture of Jacob
Van Meter house, description
of Jacob Van Meter house and Jacob
Van Meter's will.
Jenine Snoddy - was kind enough to send
me an original copy of "A
Van Metre Family Record".
Chris Herndon - copy of Isaac Vanmeter
and Rachel Morgan
marriage license, and various Ohio vital records.
Amelia Hough - pictures of
Metre and family of South Carolina.
Dick Williams - pictures of some of the
Van Metre's of Iowa, late 1880's.
Laurance B. VanMeter - PDF file of
and Rebecca Cunningham descendants, B. F. Van Meter's diary "A Voyage to Europe", copy of "The Van
Meter Families of Kentucky",
Will of Tabitha Van Meter,
Will of Jacob
and Rebecca Van Meter Bible Records.
Meter Inventive Genius,
VanMeter will, Many thanks Laurance.
Karna Smith -
Picture of the
Henry Clay Van Metre Family. Various vital facts on Fred
Van Metre descendants.
Calvin Walk -
Descendants of John Burns Van Matre.
Zelma Setser -
of William B. Van Meter ,
Descendants of William Sheridan Van Meter,
pictures of William and his wife Pollie and their
Mary Van Metre will.
Jeanne Van Meter Simms - Eugene Van
Meter line and photos.
Ron Kilmer - tracking down Bettie Van
Metre's grave and sending me a photo of the headstone.
Lee Ritzler - Headstone photos of Ezra
and Emma Van Metre.
Ralph Larsen - Judge Peter Van Metre
Curtis Parsons - Elizabeth VanMeter
Haynie Marshall obituary.
Amanda Van Meter Ricci - sending group
sheets of her entire line.
Don R. Van Metre - sending pictures of
Fort Van Metre monument, James Herbert Van Metre, Van
Metre Bridge and Vincent Van Metre headstone. Also
sending me the book "That Dark and Bloody River" which
tells the story of the John Van Metre family massacre.
Anita J. Brown - family picture,
John William Van Metre Family Bible Records,
William Burns Van Metre and Phebe Catherine Holliday, family
Sally Hansen - scanned photos of the
Clay Van Metre family in Tipton, IA and
Evans Van Metre, Jr. Picture of
Ezra Van Metre with other Van
Sylvia Wilkinson -
Lindenwood Cemetery records and headstone pictures.
Victoria Sheffler - PDF of Henry
Van Meter and the rest of the Staff of the 14th regiment, Illinois
Janet Van Meter - picture of
Rolland Van Meter - his line and
headstone of Ronald Van Meter.
Steve Hunt -
Van Meter Letter. Family photos.
Gill Martin -
Remembrance Book of Emanuel Van Metheren.
Leslie Rogers Miller -
Van Meter and Amelia Clay Lewis photos and listing
for Winchester Cemetery in Kentucky.
Virginia VanMeter - Jesse O. VanMeter,
Jr., M.D., Genealogical Collection.
Jack Friedman - scan of
American-Canadian Land Company (Postcard
Penny Thompson -
Letter from Daniel Van Matre to Cousin
Frank McKee -
headstone photos VanMeter - Cunningham Cemetery.
Millie Rorick -
additional information on Isaac's Van Metre's
marriage to Hattie Stocker.
Trisha VanMeter Ellison -
Harry Daniel VanMeter Death Certificate,
Harry VanMeter Death Certificate,
Rezin Van Meter Civil War Pension Index .
John Tisdale -
Christmas picture Van Meter Family, Judsonia, Arkansas,
Jane Evans - Portrait and Headstone of
Jane Van Meter.