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Louis Marshall VAN METER
Birth:
28 Feb 1841
Clark co, Ky, Usa
Death:
27 Sep 1924
Dade City, Pasco co, Fl, Usa
Burial:
1 Oct 1924
Grove Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville, Shelby co, Ky, Usa
Marriage:
28 Sep 1865
Clark co, Ky, Usa
Individual Information
Sources:
#8
Notes:
                   or 8 Feb 1841

Section K, lot 37

Lewis, age 10


Date of birth from VanMeter Family Bible and G&BS, p. 113; date of marriage, and dates of birth for spouse and children from Louis Marshall VanMeter family bible.

Educated at Transylvania University; served three years in Southern Army, initially serving as First Lieutenant in W.C.P. Breckenridge's company. G&BS, pp. 113-14. Joined Morgan's command, Ninth Kentucky Cavalry, after Battle of Cynthiana [July 1862 (?)]; served at Chickamauga and Missionary Ridge, and also fought during Sherman's march through Georgia. G&BS, pp. 117-21. Tombstone states military service as "2d LT, Co. E, 9 KY CAV CSA."

Names of wife and children from G&BS, p. 114. Sold farm in Clark County, Kentucky, bought farm in Shelby County, Kentucky in May, 1889. Farm sold in 1900's; in deed dated October, 1907, L. M. VanMeter, wife Nannie E. VanMeter, son, Ben S. VanMeter, daughter-in-law, Bessie H. VanMeter, and daughter, Nannie M. VanMeter, are stated to be living in Shelby County, Kentucky.

Listed in 1900 U.S. Census for Shelbyville, Shelby County, Kentucky; gives names and months of birth of wife and children: wife, Nannie E.; children, Mariah B., John D., Lewis M., Jr., Nancy M., and Ben S. L. M. VanMeter signed the marriage bond for son, Ben Stonesteet VanMeter's, marriage license in 1905.  By 1910, deed of release states Nannie E. VanMeter and L.M. VanMeter are living in Dade City, Pasco County, Florida. Deed Book I-4, page 110, Shelby County Clerk's office. In 1917 deed, L.M. VanMeter is described as widower living in Dade City, Pasco County, Florida.  Deed Book P-4, page 138, Shelby County Clerk's office.

Date and place of death, date of interment from records of Grove Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville, Kentucky.
                  
Anna Evelyn MOORE
Birth:
23 Aug 1844
Clark co, Ky, Usa
Death:
2 Apr 1911
Dade City, Pasco co, Fl, Usa
Burial:
6 Apr 1911
Grove Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville, Shelby co, Ky, Usa
Individual Information
Sources:
#8
Notes:
                   Section K, lot 37


Born at Welcome Hall, VanMeter Road, Clark County, Kentucky. Ann V. Tilson (14 Aug. 2002).

Date and place of death from records of Grove Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville, Kentucky. First name from tombstone. Full name from obituary of daughter, Mae B. VanMeter Packer. The Winchester Sun, p. 1, Saturday, December 13, 1930.
                  
Children
Marriage
1
Birth:
5 Dec 1866
Clark co, Ky, Usa
Death:
12 Dec 1930
Clark co, Ky, Usa
Marr:
26 Mar 1908
 
Individual Information
Notes:
                   Date of marriage and name of spouse from Louis Marshall VanMeter family bible.

Obituary, Lexington Herald, §1, p. 8, Saturday, December 13, 1930:     "Mrs. Mae VanMeter Packer, 64 years old, of Winchester, died at the home of A. H. Hampton, of Boonesboro road, last night at 10 o'clock. She is survived by her husband, W. R. Packer, and several brothers and sisters. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock."

Obituary, The Winchester Sun, p. 1, Saturday, December 13, 1930:"Mrs. Mae B. VanMeter Packer, wife of Winfred R. Packer, of Las Vegas, NV, died at the home of her cousins A. B. Hampton, Jr., and the Misses Hampton on the Boonesboro Road, on Friday evening, December 12, at 10 o'clock.

"Mrs. Packer was born in Clark County on December 5, 1866, and was the oldest daughter of Lewis Marshall VanMeter and Anna Evelyn Moore VanMeter, and is survived by her husband and three brothers and three sisters, T. M. VanMeter, of Weldon, CO, Dr. L. Marshall VanMeter of Denver, CO, Ben S. VanMeter of Shelbyville, KY, Mrs. Stratton Thomas of Brownsville, TN, Mrs. J. K. Davis of Dade City, FL, and Mrs. Alexander Bruce, of Shelbyville, KY.

"Funeral services will be held at the home of A. H. Hampton, Jr., at 2:30 o'clock on Sunday afternoon by Dr. S. B. Lander. Burial in the Winchester cemetery.

"Pallbearers will be N. P. VanMeter, Jesse Yates, Marshall VanMeter, John M. Wheeler, Ben S. VanMeter, Jr., V. W. Bush, Field VanMeter, and Hamilton Marshall."

KY Death Record: Mae B. Packer; age 64, county of death: Clark, date of birth: 12/5/1866; date of death: 12/12/30; vol. 60, certif. no. 29548, year, 1930.
                  
2
John Douglas VAN METER
Birth:
30 Oct 1868
Clark co, Ky, Usa
Death:
4 Apr 1909
Memphis, Shelby co, Tn, Usa
 
Marr:
 
Individual Information
Notes:
                   Section L, Lot 37


Listed in 1900 U.S. Census for Shelbyville, Shelby County, Kentucky in house of parents; gives name and month of birth. In 1907 deed, marital staus is listed as single and place of residence is stated as Memphis, TN, but notary certificate gives place of signing of deed as State of Alabama, County of Morgan, City of Memphis(?). Deed Book G-4, page 136, Shelby County Clerk's office.

Obituary, The Shelby Record, p. 3, Friday, April 9, 1909:   "Mr. John D. VanMeter, formerly of this county, died very suddenly last Saturday night [April 3] or early Sunday morning [April 4] of heart failure. He was in a state room on a steamboat and going from Fairview, Miss. to his home in Memphis, Tenn., when his death occurred. He was found dead in his bed Sunday morning.

"Mr. VanMeter was a civil engineer, with headquarters at Memphis, and was 42 years of age. He was the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. L. M. VanMeter, formerly of this county, now of Dade City, Fla. He was never married. Besides his parents, he is survived by four sisters, Mrs. S. S. Thomas, of Brownsville, Tenn., Mrs. Winston Packer, of Evanston, Wyoming, Mrs. Alexander Bruce, and Miss Nancy VanMeter, of Dade City, Fla., and three brothers, Dr. L. M. VanMeter, of Denver, Col., Mr. T. M. VanMeter, of Duel, Col., and Ben S. VanMeter, of this county.

"The remains were brought here Monday evening and taken to the residence of Prof. W. M. Wilson, pending the arrival of the relatives. Wednesday morning after funeral services at the cemetery chapel, by the Revs. Rockwell Smith and A. H. Doak, they were interred in Grove Hill Cemetery."

Date of interment from records of Grove Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville, Kentucky; died unmarried and without issue.
                  
3
Birth:
22 Jun 1870
Clark co, Ky, Usa
Death:
Co, Usa
Marr:
25 Feb 1916
Colorado Springs, El Paso co,  
Individual Information
Notes:
                   BET DEC 1930 AND NOV 1934	1  CAUS Heart attack



Spelling of first name from father's family bible. Date and place of marriage and name of spouse from Louis Marshall VanMeter family bible.

Medical doctor; captain in Army during WWI; moved to Colorado; died in Colorado when had heart attack and car he was driving ran off the road. Ann V. Tilson (14 Aug. 2002).

Range for date of death assumed from obituary of sister, Mae B. VanMeter Packer, who died in December, 1930 (L. Marshall VanMeter is listed as a survivor, living in Denver, CO) and obituary of sister, Evaline VanMeter Thomas, who died in November, 1934 (L. Marshall VanMeter is not included among survivors).  In Elizabeth Barbour Bruce Roberts' family bible, she states that Louis Marshall VanMeter, Jr. died May 22, 1941 in Denver, CO, and his body was cremated.
                  
4
Birth:
27 Dec 1871
Clark co, Ky, Usa
Death:
13 Nov 1934
Ripley, Laudrdale co, Tn, Usa
Marr:
24 May 1908
 
Individual Information
Notes:
                   Section K, lot 37


Names of parents and spouse from G&BS, pp. 114, 132. B.F. VanMeter gives middle initial as "B.", but niece, Ann V. Tilson (14 Aug. 2002), says middle name was "Hockaday." Louis Marshall VanMeter family bible gives name as "Evaline Moore." Name and date of birth of child of child from 1900 U.S. Census for Shelby County, Kentucky, p 9a. Dates of birth and death from tombstone. Grove Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville, Kentucky.

Obituary, The Shelby News, p. 1, Thursday, November 15, 1934:"Funeral services for Mrs. Eva VanMeter Thomas, who died Tuesday in Ripley, Tenn., will be held at 2 o'clock this afternoon from the residence of her step daughter, Mrs. Ralph Guthrie, of Magnolia Ave. Rev.  Agnus Gordon will officiate and burial will be made in Grove Hill.

"The deceased was formerly Mrs. John S. Hanna and was well known here. She also is survived by a brother, Ben S. VanMeter, two sisters, Mrs. Alexander Bruce, Shelbyville, and Mrs. Joe Davis of Florida, and a daughter, Mrs. LeGrand Harvey, Brownsville, Tenn."
                  
5
Birth:
13 Nov 1873
Clark co, Ky, Usa
Death:
12 Dec 1951
Tehama co, Ca, Usa
Marr:
19 Sep 1899
Lexington, Fayette co, Ky, Usa 
Individual Information
Notes:
                   Names of parents, wife, date and place of marriage from G&BS, pp. 131-32. Living in Oklahoma in 1901. G&BS, p. 132. Owned farm on the Platte River in Colorado. Ann V. Tilson (14 Aug. 2002); names and dates of birth for children from Louis Marshall VanMeter family bible.

1920 U.S. Census for Colorado, Precinct No. 10, Weldona, Morgan County: lists Thomas M. VanMeter, head of household, owns home, free (not mortgaged), age 46, born KY, father and mother both born KY, occupation farmer; wife Clifford W., age 38(?), daughter, Mary E., age 18, daughter, Isabelle W., age 17, son, Lewis M., age 11, nephew, Hamilton Marshall, age 19.

Places and dates of birth and death from California death records. VanMeter, Thomas Matthew, date of birth: 11/13/1873; mother's name: Bright; father's name: VanMeter; place of birth Kentucky; county of death, Tehama; date of death: 12/12/1951, age 78 yrs.
                  
6
Birth:
4 Nov 1875
Clark co, Ky, Usa
Death:
19 Sep 1961
Dade City, Pasco co, Fl, Usa
Marr:
19 Oct 1913
Dade City, Pasco co, Fl, Usa 
Individual Information
Notes:
                   Louis Marshall VanMeter family bible gives name as "Nannie M." and provides date of birth and of death; had gone to Florida to take care of parents; no children.  Ann V. Tilson (14 Aug. 2002).

FL Death Record: Name: Nannie Vanmeter Davis; Vol. 2285, Certif. 36312; Place: Pasco Race: W Gender: F Death Date: Sep 1961.
                  
7
Birth:
25 Jun 1877
Clark co, Ky, Usa
Death:
9 Nov 1948
Shelby co, Ky, Usa
Marr:
14 Feb 1905
Shelbyville, Shelby co, Ky, Us 
Individual Information
Notes:
                   Section E, lot 185, N


Date of birth from 1900 U.S, Census, Shelby County, Kentucky, also listed in 1900 U.S, Census, Madison County, Kentucky as univesity student; place of birth from marriage license, Shelby County Clerk's Office, Book ___, Page190-91. Date and place of death, Kentucky death certificate, vol. 49, certif. 24068.

Obituary, Shelby Sentinel, p. ___, Friday, November 12, 1948: age 71, prominent farmer of Shelby County, died at home on U.S. 60, three miles east of Shelbyville, after an illness of more than a year; native of Winchester, son of the late Lewis Marshall and Ann Moore VanMeter; family moved to the Mulberry neighborhood and owned the farm now belonging to Mr. and Mrs. R.T. Taylor; had lived for past forty years on the farm where he died; graduate of the old Central University, Danville [sic], member of Presbyterian Church; survivors: wife, Elizabeth Hickman VanMeter, daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth Wright, Los Angeles, CA, Mrs. Frank B. Nelson, Pittsburgh, PA, Mrs. Ann Tilson, Lexington, sons, Ben VanMeter, Jr.,  Albion, PA, Marshall VanMeter, Paris, two sisters, Mrs. Sallie V. Bruce, Anderson, SC, Mrs. Joe K. Davis, Dade City, FL, brother, Matt VanMeter, Orchard, CO.
                  
8
Birth:
8 Feb 1880
Clark co, Ky, Usa
Death:
23 Dec 1956
Russell, Greenup co, Ky, Usa
Marr:
8 Jun 1898
Shelbyville, Shelby co, Ky, Us 
Individual Information
Notes:
                   Section K, lot 37


Place of birth inferred from G&BS, p. 114.  Name of spouse from G&BS, p. 123.  Place of death provided by grandson, Helm Roberts.
                  
9
Rebecca VAN METER
Birth:
22 Jan 1884
Death:
22 Jan 1884
 
Marr:
 
Individual Information
Notes:
                   Birth and death from Louis Marshall VanMeter family bible.
                  
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Louis Marshall Van Meter - Anna Evelyn Moore

Louis Marshall Van Meter was born at Clark co, Ky, Usa 28 Feb 1841. His parents were Isaac Van Meter and Rebecca Cunningham.

He married Anna Evelyn Moore 28 Sep 1865 at Clark co, Ky, Usa . Anna Evelyn Moore was born at Clark co, Ky, Usa 23 Aug 1844 daughter of Thomas H. Moore and Mariah Bright .

They were the parents of 9 children:
Mariah Bright Van Meter born 5 Dec 1866.
John Douglas Van Meter born 30 Oct 1868.
Lewis Marshall Van Meter born 22 Jun 1870.
Evaline Moore Van Meter born 27 Dec 1871.
Thomas Matthew Van Meter born 13 Nov 1873.
Nannie M. Van Meter born 4 Nov 1875.
Benjamin Stonestreet Van Meter born 25 Jun 1877.
Sallie Moore Van Meter born 8 Feb 1880.
Rebecca Van Meter born 22 Jan 1884.

Louis Marshall Van Meter died 27 Sep 1924 at Dade City, Pasco co, Fl, Usa .

Anna Evelyn Moore died 2 Apr 1911 at Dade City, Pasco co, Fl, Usa .

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