Ammie Gertrude Vincent

16 January 1896–31 October 1985 (Age 89)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Ammie Gertrude

When Ammie Gertrude Vincent was born on 16 January 1896, in Georgia, United States, her father, Hughie Webster Vincent, was 25 and her mother, Lena Victoria Batchelor, was 20. She had at least 1 son with Thomas Jefferson Heath. She lived in Ethridge, Jones, Georgia, United States in 1900 and Jackson, Butts, Georgia, United States in 1920. She died on 31 October 1985, at the age of 89, and was buried in Pine Ridge, Jones, Georgia, United States.

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Thomas Jefferson Heath
Ammie Gertrude Vincent
Levoyzer Jerry Heath

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    Jenny Vincent




    Pearson Vincent


    Bertha Vincent


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 10

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.

Age 24

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: from a medieval personal name (Latin Vincentius, a derivative of vincens, genitive vincentis, present participle of vincere ‘to conquer’). The name was borne by a 3rdcentury Spanish martyr widely venerated in the Middle Ages and by a 5th-century monk and writer of Lérins, as well as various other early saints. In eastern Europe the name became popular in honor of Wincenty Kadłubek (died 1223 ), a bishop of Kraków and an early chronicler.2 Irish: the English surname 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’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Gertrude Vincent in household of Henry W Vincent, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Annie Heath in household of Will B Heath, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ammie Gertrude Vincent Heath in entry for Lila Heath, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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