Name in VanMeter Family Bible is given as "Abraham." Name in G&BS is given as "Abram." B.F. VanMeter provides names and dates of birth of children. G&BS, p. 113.
In 1870 U.S. Census for Clark County, Kentucky, listed as living with wife, Annie E., age 31, daughter, "Nettie," age 10, and three sons, "J. K.," age 8, "W. M.," age 5, and Isaac, age 2; occupation given as "farmer;" value of real estate, $60,000, value of personal estate, $13,200.
Stationary: "Abram VanMeter, 4 miles west of Winchester, on the Lexington Pike, has for sale pure-bred short-horns, Berkshire, Chester, and Yorkshire hogs from imported stock."
Moved to Cooke County, Texas in 1876. Obituary, Annie E. VanMeter.
In 1880 U.S. Census for Cooke County (6th Precinct), Texas, listed as living with wife, Ann, age 36, daughter, Leta, age 18, son, Jonah, age 17, son, Walter, age 15, son, Isaac, age 13, daughter, Lizzie, age 11, daughter, Ann B., age 9; occupation given as "farmer;" daughters all listed as "at home," and occupation of sons given as "farmer."
In 1900 U.S. Census for Cooke County (6th Precinct), Texas, listed as living with wife, Anna E., and two sons, Walter M., age 35, and Thomas M., age 17; occupation given as "farmer;" lists Anna E. as being mother of eight (8) children, five (5) of whom are then living.
Moved to Lordsburg, Hidalgo County, New Mexio in 1908. Obituary, Annie E. VanMeter
Date of death from Louis Marshall VanMeter family bible; date and place of death from Cemetery Record, Cooke County, Texas, p. 401.