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William VAN METER
Birth:
1760
Augusta co, Va, Usa
Death:
1808
Pendleton co, Va, Usa
Marriage:
1795
Monongalia co, Va, Usa
Individual Information
Notes:
                   or Berkeley co.
                  
Phoebe HART
Birth:
Abt 1775
Hampshire co, Va, Usa
Death:
1857
Pendleton co, Va, Usa
Father:
Living
Mother:
Living
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Children
Marriage
1
Living
Birth:
Death:
Living  
Marr:
 
2
Living
Birth:
Death:
Living  
Marr:
 
3
Birth:
Abt 1795
Death:
4 Aug 1882
Marr:
23 Mar 1815
 
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4
Birth:
Abt 1800
Va, Usa
Death:
Abt 1880
Marr:
25 Sep 1820
Hardy co, Va, Usa 
Individual Information
Notes:
                   age = 50
                  
5
Birth:
1805
Pendleton co, Va, Usa
Death:
1868
Marr:
31 May 1825
Pendleton co, Va, Usa 
Individual Information
Notes:
                   age = 47
                  
6
Birth:
15 May 1807
Pendleton co, Va, Usa
Death:
1 Nov 1885
Whitley co, In, Usa
Marr:
15 Jan 1859
Whitley co, In, Usa 
Individual Information
Notes:
                   Family tradition is that he is actually the grandson of William & Phoebe VanMeter. He was the illigitimate child of one of William's sons but raised by his Grandfather as his own son. Maybe ture. Maybe no.





1882 History of Whitley County Indiana, pages 351-352:

WILLIAM VAN METER, JR., was born in Pendleton County (now West Virginia), May 15, 1807, the youngest of five children born to William and Phebe (Wece) Van Meter; natives of Augusta and Hardy Counties, Va. The father died when our subject was quite young, and the latter remained with his mother till nineteen years old, and then hired out by the day or year till 1828, when he married Mary Harmon, a native of Pendleton County, and to their union were born six children, viz.: Mrs. Christina Myers; Phebe, now Mrs. John Diffendaffer; Adam, who died in this township in his \ twenty-seventh year; Rebecca, now Mrs. W. Sterling; John and Julia A. (afterward Mrs.
David Hurd), who died in. 1866, leaving three children. About 1835, Mr. Van Meter moved to Rosa County, Ohio, where he farmed on shares; in 1837, he brought his family to  this township, where he bought 160 acres of wild land, to which he has. added from time to time, and now owns 636 acres, well-improved. Mrs. Van Meter died at her home in this township in 1841, and January 15, 1859, our subject married Melinda  Cratzer, born in Stark County, Ohio, February 17, 1839, the daughter of David and Elizabeth (Brightbill) Cratzer, of Pennsylvania, and to this union six children have been born, as follows : America, now Mrs. B. Gradeless; Scott, Almeda, Melinda M., William and Alpha. Mrs. Van Meter is a member of the M. E. Church, and in politics he is a Republican, and one of the oldest pioneers of this township.
                  
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Hannah VAN METER
Birth:
Abt 1807
Death:
 
Marr:
 
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William Van Meter - Phoebe Hart

William Van Meter was born at Augusta co, Va, Usa 1760. His parents were Jacob Jansen Van Meter and Letitia Strode.

He married Phoebe Hart 1795 at Monongalia co, Va, Usa . Phoebe Hart was born at Hampshire co, Va, Usa Abt 1775 .

They were the parents of 7 children:
Living
Living
Rebecca Van Meter born Abt 1795.
Henry Van Meter born Abt 1800.
Jesse Van Meter born 1805.
William Van Meter born 15 May 1807.
Hannah Van Meter born Abt 1807.

William Van Meter died 1808 at Pendleton co, Va, Usa .

Phoebe Hart died 1857 at Pendleton co, Va, Usa .

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