Van Meter, Henry L
Van Meter, Henry L.
a Baptist minister and missionary to Burmah, was born in Philadelphia, Pa., Sept. 21,1824, and was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and of the Hamilton Literary and Theological Institute. He was appointed by the American Baptist Missionary. Union as a missionary to Bassein, Burmah, and was ordained Sept. 28,1848. He proceeded, immediately after his ordination, to the East, where, for about twenty-two years, with but little intermission, he devoted himself to his sacred work.: His health failing, he returned to his native country. He had been at home but a few weeks when he died, at Mottville, near Skaneateles Lake, N. Y., Aug. 16, 1870. (J.C.S.)