Category: Van Matre

Joseph & Catharine Hedges

Joseph Hedges Sr. Joseph Hedges was the son of Wiliam and Mary (Caldwell) Hedges. Born:               Dec 1675 in Shrivenham, Berkshire, England. Baptized: 

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Abraham Van Metre

Abraham Van Metre Abraham Van Metre is the son of John Van Metre the Indian Trader and Margaret Mollinaer. A Virginia Pioneer who helped settle Ohio County in

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Virginia Land Grants

Virginia Land Grants Many of the early settlers of Virginia obtained their land from Virginia Land Grants, Who Controlled the granting of all this land? The answer is

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History of Virginia

History of Virginia A bit of early History of Virginia, where our early generations of the Van Metre Family acquired Land Grants and settled. Covering the time before

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History of Maryland

History of Maryland In 1498 the first European explorers sailed along the Eastern Shore, off present-day Worcester County. In 1524 Giovanni da Verrazzano, sailing under the French flag,

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