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Kentucky Kindred Genealogical Research

I am a family historian, a genealogist, one who puts families together, who finds those who have been lost for many years and acquaints modern day generations with their ancestors. There's nothing like having a full family tree! Email me at

Jacob Van Meter, Sr. – American Patriot, Soldier, Kentucky Pioneer

Jacob Van Meter, Sr., 1723-1798.  American patriot, soldier, Kentucky pioneer.  Ensign 12th Virginia Regiment in French & Indian War.  Captain, Illinois Regiment, Virginia State Troops in American Revolution and served on Committee of Observation at Pittsburg.  Commanded a company in George Rogers Clark’s expeditions to take Northwest Territory.  […]