When Isaac Vincent was born on 8 April 1792, in Louiseville, Maskinongé, Quebec, Canada, his father, Simon Vincent, was 27 and his mother, Angelique Vanasse Vertefeuille, was 20. He married Ursule Cartier on 2 February 1818, in Saint-François-du-Lac, Odanak, Nicolet-Yamaska, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 29 May 1881, in Saint-Guillaume, Yamaska, Quebec, Canada, at the age of 89.
English, French, West Indian (mainly Haiti), and Spanish: from the personal name Vincent, Latin Vincentius, a derivative of vincens, genitive vincentis, present participle of vincere ‘to conquer’. The name was borne by a 3rd-century Spanish martyr widely venerated in the Middle Ages and by a 5th-century monk and writer of Lérins, as well as various other early Christian saints.
Irish: the English surname (see 1 above) has been established in the south of Ireland since the 17th century, and has also been adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Mac Dhuibhinse ‘son of the dark man of the island’.
History: The surname Vincent of French origin (see 1 above) is listed in the register of Huguenot ancestors recognized by the Huguenot Society of America and also in the similar register of the Huguenot Society of South Carolina.
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