Section D, Lot 74
Lived with maternal grandmother: Sarah (nee Harness) Cunningham
Isaac C. Van Meter Represented Fayette Co. in the Ky. Legislature and was and elder in the first Presbyterian Church of Lexington.
Dates of birth and death from VanMeter Family Bible and tombstone. Names of children from Benjamin F. VanMeter, Genealogies and Biographical Sketches, p. 81.
Second child of Isaac VanMeter and Rebecca Cunningham, lived from a child with his maternal grandfather; in 1842, married Frances H. Hull (born in Franklin County, VA, daughter of Col. Henry Hull and Hannah Harness, her parents died in Virginia and she came to Kentucky in 1833); in 1843, moved to Fayette County and purchased land in the Sandersville precinct, where he has since remained; on farm of 800 acres, 5½ miles from Lexington, near the Versailles Pike, breeds short horn cattle and trotting horses, and of the latter, especially Hambletonians; a practical, business-like stock-raiser; member, Presbyterian church; nine children, daughter, Sarah, married to John W. Steenbergen, lives in West Virginia, son, Charles is a farmer in Clark County, KY, two other sons, W. Scott and Ben W. are farming in Bates County, MO, other children still live at home: Edwin, J. Brown, Lewis M., Jesse, and Fannie M. Robert Peter, History of Fayette County, p. 866 (O. H. Baskin Co., Chicago 1882).