my records show a William Prather Van meter b. ca. 1775-1785 as son of Jacob Van Meter, b. ca. 1752, Frederick Co., Va., m a Catherine Nancy Covenhaven, 1770.Jacob VM & family settled in Elizabethtown, Hardin Co., Ky ca. 1780.Your Lee Ann Van Meter, who m. a Wm. Prather Van Meter in 1867 who could be a descendant of the Wm. Prather b. ca. 1775-8.