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Vincent-Vinson – Surname Saturday

By Don Taylor Name Origin It seems that the surname “Vinson” has two separate origins. First is that it comes from the “son of Vin or Vincent.” The second is that it is a corruption or variant of “Vincent.” It … Continue reading

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Halifax County, NC, Vincent and Vinson in the 1790 Census

Census Sunday Howell-Vincent/Vinson By Don Taylor The 1790 Census drives home the notion that Vinson and Vincent seem to be interchangeable in this family line. The Philip Vinson of the 1800 Census is clearly Philip Vincent in the 1790 Census. … Continue reading

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