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Elmer Vincent (1872 - 1956)

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Elmer Vincent
Born in Anniston, Calhoun, Alabama, United Statesmap
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Husband of [private wife (1880s - 1970s)]
Descendants descendants
Father of [private daughter (1900s - unknown)], [private son (1900s - unknown)], [private son (1900s - 1960s)], [private daughter (1900s - unknown)], [private son (1910s - unknown)], [private daughter (1910s - unknown)], , [private son (1910s - 1910s)], [private child (1920s - 1920s)], [private daughter (1920s - unknown)] and [private daughter (1920s - unknown)]
Died in National City, San Diego, California, United Statesmap
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Profile last modified | Created 7 Jan 2014
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Note: BIR-MAR-DEATH: Interview with Gerry Vincent Maple about 1972
The family legend is that Elmer borrowed money and bought a cow when he was young. He had to default on the loan. Times were less tolerant then and to preserve his reputation he had to leave town. He actually left the state. No one knows if any of this is true but it is known his children were born all across the country. He was a well educated man for the time. He had a high school education (which was rare for the period) and taught school among other things. His first six children were born in the town of Dora in Walker County, Alabama. The other children were born from 1912 to 1929 in Truman, AK, Flat River, MO, Webb City, MO, Spelder City, MO, Henrietta, OK, and National City, CA as the family moved West. His oldest daughter, Nona Mae, paid at least two visits back East to Alabama, the state of her birth where she remembered the cousins of her youth. She stayed at least a few nights with Wilburn (Hap) and Doris Vincent during what was probably her first visit in 1962. Hap's son, Ronald (Ronnie) remembers her visit. Many years later, in the early 1970s, Elmer's youngest daughter, Geraldine (Gerry), contacted the family back East and gave Ronnie the genealogy she had compiled on her father's family. Geraldine and her sister (which is unknown) drove back East around 1976 to attend a family reunion attended mostly by descendants of Oakley and Oma Seay Vincent. Gerry and her sister were there to represent the Elmer Vincent family. Visiting there also were James Alfred Vincent and Grover Clarence Vincent, sons of Alvin Vincent. This visit by Gerry and her sister sparked an age old family interest in Hap. He and Doris went West on two occasions to visit Elmer's children and became close friends with the family that lived in San Diego, CA.


Date: 1880
Place: Kymulga, Talladega, Alabama, United States[2]


  1. Vincent-1517 was created by Ron V through the import of RonV.ged on Jan 2, 2014. This comment and citation can be deleted after the biography has been edited and primary sources are included.
  2. Source: #S28 Page: 1254032 TMPLT FIELD Name: Page VALUE 1254032 Note: Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Kymulga, Talladega, Alabama; Roll: 32; Family History Film: 1254032; Page: 160D; Enumeration District: 135; Image: 0718. Data: Text: Name: A. Vincent CONT Home in 1880: Kymulga, Talladega, Alabama CONT Age: 46 CONT Estimated Birth Year: abt 1834 CONT Birthplace: Alabama CONT Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head) CONT Spouse's Name: Margurett Vincent CONT Father's birthplace: South Carolina CONT Mother's birthplace: South Carolina CONT Occupation: Farmer CONT Marital Status: Married CONT Race: White CONT Gender: Male CONT Household Members: Name Age CONT A. Vincent 46 CONT Margurett Vincent 37 CONT Ida Vincent 17 CONT Oyer Vincent 14 CONT Oakly Vincent 11 CONT Elmer Vincent 8 CONT Alvin Vincent 7 CONT John Vincent 3 Object: File: I:\GENEALOGY\0-Ronnies\PAF data\Documents\Census\Vincent - Aaron 1880 Talladega AL.jpg Format: jpg Title: Vincent - Aaron 1880 Talladega AL.jpg Type: PHOTO Scrapbook: N Primary or Preferred: N
  • Source: S28 Abbreviation: 1880 U.S. Census Title: United States Census Office, 1880 U.S. Census online database Subsequent Source Citation Format: United States Census Office, 1880 U.S. Census BIBL United States Census Office. 1880 U.S. Census. online database. TMPLT TID 0 FIELD Name: Footnote VALUE United States Census Office, 1880 U.S. Census online database FIELD Name: ShortFootnote VALUE United States Census Office, 1880 U.S. Census FIELD Name: Bibliography VALUE United States Census Office. 1880 U.S. Census. online database. Repository: #R7
  • Repository: R7 Name: National Archives Address: 7th & Pennsylvania Ave. CONT Washington D.C. Address 1: 7th & Pennsylvania Ave. Address 2: Washington D.C.

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