155 Patrick Co, VA – C

PATRICK COUNTY, VIRGINIA MISCELLANEOUS–C

Several families of interest to Gowen chroniclers appeared in the 1850 census of Patrick County, all located in the southern district. Included were:

Allen Goin page 364
Arthur Going page 392
Baily Going page 397
Enoch Going page 392
George W. Going page 396
Hael Going page 395
Hannah Going page 397
Joyce Going page 392
Mary Going page 395
Morgan Going page 396
Ruckerson Going page 391
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Arthur Going was born about 1800, probably in Virginia. He, a farmer, was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1820 census of Patrick County, page 121-A:

“Going, Arthur white male 26-45
white female 26-45
white female 0-10
white male 0-10
white male 0-10”

He reappeared as “free colored” in 1830 census of Patrick County, page 154:

“Going, Arthur free colored male 24-36
free colored female 24-36
free colored female 10-24
free colored male 0-14
free colored male 0-14
free colored male 0-14”
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Benjamin Going was married to Elizabeth Stevens “with con­sent of Solomon Stevens” Ap­ril 13, 1792, ac­cording to “Patrick County, Virginia Marriages, 1791-1850.” Surety was Ezekiah Shelton. Witnesses were Rachel Magee and Holden Magee. Of Benjamin Going and Eliza­beth Stevens Going nothing more is known.
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Beveridge Going was married July 26, 1810 to Agnes Harris, daughter of James Harris, according to “Patrick County, Virginia Marriages, 1791-1850.” James Harris was a Revolutionary soldier and pensioner whose pension file states that he was born in Dinwiddie County, Virginia. He was living in Orange County, North Carolina in 1775 and moved to what would become Patrick County in 1781. He died about 1831, according to Dr. G. C. Waldrep, III. The second wife of James Harris, Keziah Minor Harris was living in Ohio as late as 1857, according to her survivor’s pension. Both this Harris family and the Going family were listed as mulattos.

William Francis was surety for the marriage of Beveridge Going. William Francis was surety. Beveridge Going was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1820 census of Patrick County, page 106:

“Going, Beveridge free colored male over 45
free colored female over 45
free colored male 26-45”

Of Beveridge Going and Agnes Harris Going nothing more is known.
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Burbage Going appeared in the 1810 tax list of Patrick County, according to “A Supplement to the 1810 census of Virginia.” by Netti Schreiner-Yantis. He owned no slaves or horses. “Burbridge Gow­ing” had previously appeared in the 1793 tax list of nearby Person County, North Car­olina where he paid a tax on one poll.
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Calary Goin was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1880 census of Patrick County, Enumeration District 157, page 33:

“Goin, Calary 35, born in Virginia
Albert 14, born in Virginia
Andrew 12, born in Virginia
Mary 10, born in Virginia
Julia 8, born in Virginia
Joseph 6, born in Virginia”
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Caleb Goin was married June 9, 1802 to Polly Duncan, daugh­ter of Martin Duncan, ac­cording to “Patrick County, Virginia Marriages, 1791-1850.” by Lela C. Adams. Harden Dunham was surety. Of Caleb Goin and Polly Duncan Going nothing more is known.
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David Going, “white” was a resident of Patrick County when he gave con­sent for the marriage of his daughter “Mary [Martha] Going to Peter Bur­ress June 7, 1797, according to “Patrick County, Virginia Marriages, 1791-1850.”
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David Going, a farmer, appeared as the head of a household in the 1820 census of Patrick County, page 121:

“Going, David white male 26-45
white female 26-45
white female over 45”

He did not reappear in the 1830 census of Patrick County.
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Elizabeth Going was married August 9, 1810 to Anthony Rid­ley, according to “Patrick County, Virginia Marriages, 1791-1850.” John Johnson was surety.
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Ewell Going was born in Virginia in 1819. “Euel Going” ap­peared as the head of a household in the 1850 census of Patrick County, southern district, page 391. At age 33 he was married to Rosanah Horne March 11, 1852, according to ac­cording to “Patrick County, Virginia Marriages, 1791-1850.” The bride was 18. The minister was Julius Ferrel.

Ewell Going and Rosanah Horne Going appeared in the 1880 census of Patrick County, Dan River District, Enumeration District 157, page 33 in a household composed of:

“Goin, Ewell 61, born in Virginia
Rose 46, born in Virginia, wife
Ezekial 22, born in Virginia, son
Wilcher 17, born in Virginia, son
Albert 15, born in Virginia, son
Adrian 13, born in Virginia, son
Mary 11, born in Virginia, daughter
Alverta 7, born in Virginia, daughter
Walter 4, born in Virginia, son
Rose 3, born in Virginia, daughter”
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Gabriel Going was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1830 cen­sus of Patrick County, page 154:

“Going, Gabriel white male 40-50
white female 30-40
white male 15-20
white male 15-20
white female 15-20
white female 15-20
white female 10-15
white male 5-10
white female 0-5
white female 0-5
white female 0-5”
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Hail Going was enumerated as the head of Household 659-698 in the 1850 census of Patrick County:

“Going, Hail 30, born in NC, laborer
Elizabeth 27, born in VA
George M. 10, born in VA
Mary 8, born in VA
John 5, born in VA”
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Hannah Going was enumerated as the head of Houshold 698-737 in the 1850 census of Patrick County:

“Going, Hannah 30, born in VA, mulatto
Ruth 3, born in VA, mulatto”
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Hezekiah Going, Beveridge Going, John Going, Sr, John Go­ing, Jr, Stephen Going, William Going and William Going, Jr. were all listed as heads of households in the 1810 tax list of Patrick County as reproduced in “A Supplement to the 1810 Census of Virginia.” Hezekiah Going paid a tax on one poll and three horses in 1810, according to the tax list. He owned no slaves.

“Zedekiah Going, free colored,” believed to be Hezekiah Go­ing, was enumerated in the 1820 census of Patrick County, page 116-A. Three members of the household were engaged in agriculture. The family was listed as:

“Going, Zedekiah free colored male over 45
free colored female over 45
free colored male 14-26
free colored male 14-26
free colored male 0-14
free colored male 0-14
free colored male 0-14”

Hezekiah Going reappeared in the 1830 census of Patrick County, page 154, as the head of a household. The family was enumerated:

“Going, Hezekiah free colored male 36-55
free colored female 55-100
free colored male 24-36
free colored male 24-36
free colored female 24-36
free colored male 10-24
free colored male 10-24
free colored female 0-10
free colored male 0-10”
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Isaac Going was born in Virginia, probably Patrick County, in 1768. Patrick County was a part of Henry County at that time. He was married to Nancy Lizby, “daughter of Mary Lizby” April 12, 1796, according to “Patrick County, Virginia Marriages, 1791-1850.” Surety was Eliphaz Shelton who was a witness at the marriage of John Going, Jr. and Margaret Gregory in 1812. Henry Lizby and William Moore were witnesses at the marriage of Isaac Going and Nancy Lizby. It is believed that Isaac Going and Nancy Lizby Going lived in Patrick County in 1801 and in adjoining North Carolina in 1808.

Isaac Going, “free colored male” was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1830 census of Patrick County, page 154:

“Going, Isaac free colored male 36-55
free colored female 36-55
free colored female 10-24
free colored male 0-10
free colored male 0-10
free colored female 0-10
free colored female 0-10
free colored female 0-10”

Isaac was probably 62 years old in 1830, rather than “36-55.”

It is believed that Isaac Going removed during 1830 to Shelby County, Kentucky, a distance of 300 miles, and he was enu­merated a second time in the 1830 census of Shelby County, page 226.

“Going, Isaac white male 60-70
white female 60-70
white male 30-40
white female 20-30
white male 20-30
white female 80-90”

Nearby was enumerated the household of Mary Going, pos­sibly a widowed daughter-in-law to Isaac Going, in the 1830 census of Shelby County, page 225. Nine individuals composed the household:

“Going, Mary white female 40-50
white male 20-30
white male 15-20
white male 10-15
white male 10-15
white male 5-10
white female 5-10
white male 5-10”

Isaac Going reappeared September 16, 1850 in the census of Shelby County, District 3, page 359 as the head of Household 266-267:

“Gowin, Isaac 82, born in Virginia, illiterate,
farmer, $2,600 real estate
Misa 49, born in Virginia, illiterate
Daniel, Samuel 24, born in KY”

In an adjoining household was the family of Mary A. Lisby:

“Lisby, Mary A. 80, born in North Carolina, illiterate
Nelly 49, born in KY, illiterate
Polly 39, born in KY, illiterate”

It is believed that children born to Isaac Going and Nancy Lizby Going include:

William Going born about 1798
Richard Going born about 1800
Misa Going born in 1801
Woodford Going born about 1804
Melchel Going born about 1806
Washington Going born about 1808

William Goin, regarded as a kinsman of Isaac Going, was born about 1781 in Virginia, according to the research of Janine Baxter of Rathdrum, Idaho. He was married about 1804, wife’s name Prudence. She was born about 1780. They lived briefly in North Carolina, and a son was born there about 1805 before they returned to Virginia. Dr. G. C. Waldrep III, a Goin researcher of Yanceyville, North Carolina identifiesd William Goin and Prudence Goin as natives of Patrick County. He reports that they left Virginia in the 1820s and were enumerated in Shelby County, Kentucky in 1830.

Three white Going households and three free colored Going households lived in adjoining locations in the 1830 census of Shelby County, suggesting that they were Melungeons and all related.

Melchel Going, free colored, was listed as the head of a household in the 1830 census of Shelby County, page 221:

“Going, Melchel free colored male 20-30
free colored female 20-30
free colored male 0-5”

Richard Going, free colored, was recorded as the head of a household in the 1830 census of Shelby County, page 224:

“Going, Richard free colored male 15-20
free colored female 10-15
free colored female 5-10
free colored male 5-10
free colored female 5-10”

William Going, free colored, was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1830 census of Shelby County, page 224:

“Going, William free colored male 20-30
free colored female 20-30
free colored male 10-15
free colored female 10-15
free colored female 10-15
free colored male 10-15”

Woodford Going was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1830 census of Shelby County, page 226:

“Going, Woodford white male 20-30
white female 20-30
white male 0-5”

Woodford Goin, a Kentuckian, was head of the only family of interest to Gowen chroniclers enumerated in the 1850 census of Platte County, Missouri. He was listed as a farmer owning $1,600 in real estate as household No. 109-109, Carroll Township. The family was recorded as:

“Goin, Woodford 45, born in Kentucky, farmer
Mary 43, born in Kentucky
James 24, born in Kentucky
Elizabeth 17, born in Kentucky
James 12, born in Kentucky
Eliza 6, born in Kentucky”

William Goin and Prudence Goin removed to Indiana about 1832 and were recorded in the 1840 census of Hamilton County, Indiana. They were accompanied by Hannah/Susannah Going whom Dr. Waldrep regards as a sister of William Goin. He stated that “She had a family of her own with no evidence that she was ever married.”

They were enumerated in the 1850 census of adjoining Tipton County. Prudence Goin died there about 1858, and William Goin died in Tipton County about 1861.

Children born to William Goin and Prudence Goin are believed to include:

Richard Goin born about 1805
Mitchell Goin born about 1807
Eli Goin born about 1810
Billie Goin born about 1815
Frederick Goin born about 1824

Allen Goin and Killis Goin are suggested as other members of the family by Dr. Waldrep.

Richard Goin, son of William Goin and Prudence Goin, was born about 1805 in North Carolina. He was married about 1828, wife’s surname Lakey. They accompanied his parents in a move to Indiana about 1832.

Children born to Richard Goin include:

Johnnie Goin born about 1830
Caroline Goin born about 1832
Jane Goin born about 1834
Elizabeth Goin born about 1836
Mordecai Goin born in 1839
Adaline Goin born about 1840
George Goin born about 1841
Marion Goin born about 1846

Mordecai Goin, son of Richard Goin, was born in 1839, according to the research of Greg Goins, a great-grandson in a message dated June 24, 1999. He enlisted in Company K, 53rd Indiana Infantry Regiment during the Civil War.

“Pvt. M. C. Gowens, Company K, 53rd Indiana Infantry Regiment,” was a prisoner-of-war at Andersonville Confederate Prison, Andersonville, Georgia. The prison record shows that he was exchanged at Atlanta, Georgia September 19, 1865.

He was married in 1866 to Harriet Falconberry probably in Tipton County. She was born in 1849 in the area south of Tipton, Indiana. Mordecai Goin was a farmer near Elwood, Indiana.

He died in 1901, and she died in 1928. She was buried in Forestville Cemetery. Children born to Mordecai Goin and Harriet Falconberry Goin are unknown.

Mitchell Goin, son of William Goin and Prudence Goin, was born about 1807 in Virginia. He was married about 1830, wife’s name Nancy. Nancy Goin was born in North Carolina about 1804. They lived briefly in Kentucky where a daughter was born about 1832. They arrived in Indiana about 1832 with his parents.

Children born to Mitchell Goin and Nancy Goin include:

Louisa Goin born about 1832
Wesley Goin born about 1833
Arena Goin born about 1837
Lovina Goin born about 1839
Jonas Goin born about 1841
Drusilla Goin born about 1846

Billie Goin, son of William Goin and Prudence Goin, was born about 1815 in Virginia. He was married about 1836, wife’s name Nancy. She was born about 1818 in Ohio. They accompanied his parents in a move to Indiana about 1832.

Children born to Billie Goin and Nancy Goin include:

William Goin born about 1837
Melissa Goin born about 1838
Elvira Goin born about 1845
Asbury Goin born about 1846
Almeda Goin born about 1848
Melissa Goin born about 1850
Sarah E. Goin born about 1852
Many A. Goin born about 1854
Newton J. Goin born about 1857

Eli Goin, regarded as a son of William Goin and Prudence Goin, was born about 1810 in Virginia. He was married about 1836 to Elizabeth “Betsy” Anderson. She was born about 1817 in North Carolina.

Children born to Eli Goin and Elizabeth “Betsy” Anderson Goin include:

Frederick Pleasant Goin born November 28, 1837
Jacob Goin born about 1841
Mary Goin born about 1843
Eli Goin, Jr. born about 1845
Sarah Elizabeth Goin born about 1847
Nancy Goin born about 1849
Alfred E. Goin born February 11, 1849

Frederick Pleasant Goin, son of Eli Goin and Elizabeth “Betsy” Anderson Goin, was born November 28, 1837 in Indiana. He was married about 1860 to India Ann Owens who was born July 24, 1840. She died April 29, 1909, and he was remarried August 20, 1910 to Martha Hatton in Howard County, Indiana. He died August 3, 1920. Children born to Frederick Pleasant Goin, India Ann Owens Goins and Martha Hatton Goins are unknown.

Jacob Goin, son of Eli Goin and Elizabeth “Betsy” Anderson Goin, was born about 1841.

“Jacob T. Goin” was recruited September 19, 1863 for service in the Thirty-ninth Indiana Infantry Regiment, Company B. “Jonas B. Goin,” his first cousin, had been recruited into the same organization nine days earlier. At the beginning of the Civil War, William Neal, a lawyer of adjoining Hamilton County, Indiana organized the infantry company, and it was assigned to the Thirty-Eighth Indiana Infantry Regiment. On October 15, 1863 the regiment was reorganized as the Eighth Indiana Cavalry Regiment, according to “Report of the Adjutant General’s Office Indiana,” Volume 2.

The report continued:

“In December the regiment was placed on courier duty between Chattanooga and Ringold, and on the 22d of February, 1864, it reenlisted as a Veteran organization. In April the regiment visited Indiana on Veteran furlough, and on returning to the field participated in the Rousseau raid into Alabama.

One battalion of the regiment fought and routed the enemy at Chehaw Bridge, Alabama. It took part in the McCook raid around Atlanta, and was the only regiment that preserved its organization and made a charge on the enemy, routing him and opening the way for the escape of 1,200 men of McCook’s command.

The regiment was next engaged in the Kilpatrick raid in Georgia, and at the Battle of Lovejoy Station led the charge of the left wing, riding over Ross’ division of rebel cavalry, capturing all of his artillery and four battle flags. It was subsequently engaged in the Battles of Jonesboro and Flint River, and in several skirmishes that followed the capture of Atlanta.

In the campaign against Savannah and through the Carolinas, it marched with Kilpatrick’s command to Savannah and thence to Goldsboro. In this campaign it participated in the battles and skirmishes at Waynesboro, Buckhead, Church, Browne’s Cross Roads, Reynolds’ Farm, Aiken, Bentonville, Averysboro and Raleigh. In the engagement at Averysboro this regiment, under Col. Jones, charged and routed Rhett’s South Carolina brigade of infantry, which outnumbered it ten to one. The Eighth Cavalry lost 14 killed and 59nine wounded.

A detachment of the regiment, left behind in Tennessee, fought Wheeler at Franklin and at several other places, and, also, had a severe engagement with Forrest at Pulaski, Tennessee.

After the occupation of a portion of North Carolina by Sherman’s army, and just before the negotiations were opened between Johnson and Sherman, the Eighth Cavalry whipped Hampton’s entire force at Morrisville, and thus had the honor of fighting the last battle with the enemy in that State. The regiment remained on duty in North Carolina until July 20, 1865, when it was mustered out of service, and soon after started for home.

Reaching Indianapolis during the last week of July, it was present at a public reception given to returned troops on the Capitol grounds on the 31st of July, at which speeches were made by Lt. Gov. Conrad Baker and Gen. Hovey, and in a few days afterward, the regiment was finally discharged.

The regiment, during its term of service, has borne on it’s rolls 2,500 men, and has had nine officers killed in battle. It has lost about three hundred in prisoners, and captured from the enemy over 1,500 men, one 1,000 stand of arms, three railroad trains, 1,400 horses and mules, many wagons, 14 pieces of artillery, four battle flags, and destroyed many miles of railroad.”

Jacob Goin was married about 1866, wife’s name Emaline. Children born to Jacob Goin and Emaline Goin are unknown.

Eli Goin, Jr, son of Eli Goin and Elizabeth “Betsy” Anderson Goin, was born about 1845. He was married about 1868 to Phoebe Murphy. Children born to Eli Goin, Jr. and Phoebe Murphy Goin are unknown.

Alfred E. Goin, son of Eli Goin and Elizabeth “Betsy” Anderson Goin, was born February 11, 1859 in Hamilton County, Indiana. He was married about 1882 to Sarah Martin. On May 5, 1897 he was remarried by L. B. “Mayor” Nash, to Mary Frazee Goin, widow of his brother Asa Goin. She was the daughter of Isaac Frazee and Phoebe La Friend Frazee, according to the research Carol Hicks, a descendant of Hoopestown, Illinois.

Alfred E. Goin died May 6, 1929 in Wellington, Illinois in Iroquois County. Children born to Alfred E. Goin, Sarah Martin Goin and Mary Frazier Goin Goin are unknown.

Frederick Goin, son of William Goin and Prudence Goin, was born about 1824 in Virginia. He was brought to Indiana by his parents about 1832. Frederick Goin was married February 22, 1848 to Hannah Wolford, according to “Tipton County, Indiana Marriages, 1844-1856.”

Children born to Frederick Goin and Hannah Wolford include:

Asa Goin born about 1849
Drusilla Goin born about 1850
Miranda Goin born about 1851
John W. Goin born about 1852
Silas Goin born in February 1855
Serrilda Goin born about 1856
Lucinda Goin born in May 1857
Margaret Goin born in 1859
Robert Goin born in 1863
Elizabeth Goin born in 1865
James Goin born in 1867

Asa Goin, son of Frederick Goin and Hannah Wolford Goin, was born about 1849 in Tipton County. He was married about 1872 to Mary Frazier who was born December 25, 1849 in Elmwood, Indiana. He died before 1897. She died December 13, 1928 in Hoopeston, Illinois in Vermillion County. Children born to Asa Goin and Mary Frazier Goin are unknown.

Silas Goin, son of Frederick Goin and Hannah Wolford Goin, was born in February 1855. He was married about 1878, wife’s name Adeline. She was born in January 1856. Children born to Silas Goin and Adeline Goin are unknown.

Lucinda Goin, daughter of Frederick Goin and Hannah Wolford Goin, was born in May 1857 in Tipton County. She was married September 27, 1886 in Omega, Indiana in Hamilton County to William Charles Justice. He was born there February 7, 1857 to James Justice and Martha Williams Justice. Lucinda Goin died February 2, 1917 in Hoopeston, Illinois. He died there May 14, 1919.

After 1870, the Goin family began to drift out of the Tipton County area, according to Dr. Waldrep. However he mentions that some remained in the area of Windfall, Indiana and Curtisville, Indiana as late as the 1920s.
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William Going, believed to be a son of Isaac Going and Nancy Lizby Going, was born about 1798, probably in Patrick County. “William Going, free colored” appeared in the 1830 census of Shelby County, southeast district, page 224:

“Going, William free colored male 36-55
free colored female 36-55
free colored male 10-24
free colored female 10-24
free colored male 10-24

Richard Going, believed to be a son of Isaac Going and Nancy Lisby Going was born about 1800, probably in Patrick County. “Richard Going, free colored” appeared in the 1830 census of Shelby County, page 224, adjoining the household of William Going:

“Going, Richard free colored male 24-36
free colored female 10-24
free colored male 0-10
free colored female 0-10
free colored female 0-10”

Misa Going, believed to be a daughter of Isaac Going and Nancy Lizby Going, was born in 1801 in Virginia, according to the 1850 census of Shelby County. She appeared as “illiterate, age 49” living in the household of her father in 1850.

Woodford Going, believed to be a son of Isaac Going and Nancy Lizby Going, was born about 1804, probably in Patrick County. He was listed as the head of a household in the 1830 census of Shelby County, page 226, adjoining the household of his father:

“Going, Woodford white male 20-30
white female 20-30
white male 0-5”

Melchel Going, believed to be a son of Isaac Going and Nancy Lizby Going, was born about 1806. He was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1830 census of Shelby County, page 221:

“Going, Melchel free colored male 10-24
free colored female 10-24
free colored male 0-10”

Washington Going, believed to be a son of Isaac Going and Nancy Lizby Going, was born in 1808 in North Carolina. He was married about 1838, probably in Shelby County, wife’s name Eliza. He was listed as the head of a household in the 1850 census of Shelby County, page 351:

“Gowin, Washington 42, born in North Carolina,
farmer, $6,000 real estate
Eliza 33, born in KY, illiterate
William 10, born in KY
James 7, born in KY
John 5, born in KY
Henry 6/12, born in KY
Daniel, Josiah 37, born in KY”

Adjoining the household of Washington Gowin was the household of Jefferson Lisby. The appearance of the names “Daniel” and “Lisby” suggests a relationship between Isaac Going and Washington Gowin.
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Jacob Going was married to Nancy Smith, “who is upwards of 22 years,” January 18, 1792, according to “Patrick County, Virginia Marriages, 1791-1850.” John Cannon was surety. John Clark witnessed the ceremony. Children born to Jacob Going and Nancy Smith Going are unknown.
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Norman Going was enumerated as the head of Household 722-761 in the 1850 census of Patrick County:

“Going, Norman 38, born in VA, farmer, mulatto
Mary 35, born in VA, mulatto”
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Jesse James Goin was born about 1740, place and parents unknown. He was married about 1770, wife’s name Nancy

Jesse James Goin, wrote his will dated August 21, 1807. It was proved in the January court term of 1808. Legatees named included: Peggy Adams; daughters, Prudence Goin and Betsy Goin; sons, Stephen and William; youngest children, Arthur, Isaac and Nancy Goin. Executors were Jesse Williams, Joseph Jessup, Joseph Jackson and John A. Grigg. Witnesses were Moses H. Grigg, Moses Grigg and Drury Bondurant, according to Patrick County Will Book 1, page 106.

The inventory of the estate of “James Goins, dec’d” was re­turned March 24, 1808, according to Patrick County Will Book 1, page 247. His estate, valued at $520.69, consisted of “horses, hogs, furniture, guns and cattle.” Peter Beller, John Strange and Charles Bolt were the appraisers.

On January 11, 1810 Nancy Goins, widow of James Goins, appointed Benjamin Goins of Surry County, North Carolina her lawful attorney in a suit against Harman Prowman. Wit­nesses were James S. Gains and John S. Gains, according to Surry County Deed Book 3, page 351. Surry County touches Patrick County, Virginia.

Children born to Jesse James Goin and Nancy Goin include:

Peggy Goins born about 1774
Prudence Goins born about 1776
Stephen Goins born about 1780
William Goins born about 1782
Elizabeth “Betsy” Goins born about 1783
Arthur Goins born about 1786
Isaac Goins born about 1788
Nancy Goins born about 1793

Peggy Goins, daughter of Jesse James Goin and Nancy Goin, was born about 1774. “Pegge Going” was married to Bartholomew Adams, with the “consent of Jesse James Going,” her father, July 8, 1796, according to “Patrick County, Virginia Marriages, 1791-1850.” Caleb Going, believed to be a kinsman, was surety, according to a message written June 14, 1999 by Tom Adams, a descendant.
Prudence Goins, daughter of Jesse James Goin and Nancy Goin, was born about 1776. She, a single woman, was mentioned in the will of her father written in 1807.

Stephen Goins, son of Jesse James Goin and Nancy Goin, was born about 1780. He was mentioned in the will of his father written in 1807 in Patrick County.

William Goins, son of Jesse James Goin and Nancy Goin, was born about 1782. He was mentioned in the will of his father written in 1807.

Elizabeth “Betsy” Goins, daughter of Jesse James Goin and Nancy Goin, was born about 1783. She, a single woman, was mentioned in the will of her father written in 1807.

Arthur Goins, son of Jesse James Goin and Nancy Goin, was born about 1786. He was mentioned as one of the “younger children: in the will of his father written in 1807.

Isaac Goins, son of Jesse James Goin and Nancy Goin, was born about 1788. He was mentioned as one of the “younger children” in the will of his father written in 1807.

Nancy Goins, daughter of Jesse James Goin and Nancy Goin, was born about 1793. She was mentioned as one of the younger children in the 1807 will of her father. She was married about 1810 to Robert Harris, regarded as the son of James Harris, Revolutionary War soldier and pensioner.

Robert Harris and Nancy Goins Harris were regarded as mulattos in Virginia, but when they reached Kentucky and Illinois, they were recorded as “white.”
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Jesse Goen appeared as the head of a household in the 1880 census of Patrick County, Smith’s River District, Enumeration District 160, page 40:

“Goen, Jesse 29, born in North Carolina
Mary 31, born in Virginia
Martha A. 10, born in Virginia
Mary J. 8, born in Virginia
Joanan 6, born in Virginia
Robert F. 2, born in Virginia
Jothina 4, born in Virginia”
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James Going, mulatto, was enumerated as the head of Household 526-556 in the 1850 census of Patrick County:

“Going, James 30, born in VA, mulatto, laborer
Eliza 25, born in VA, mulatto
Mary 6, born in VA, mulatto
George 3, born in VA, mulatto
John 1, born in VA, mulatto”
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John Going, “free colored,” was a resident of Patrick County in 1802. “John Going, Sr.” appeared as the head of a household in 1810, according to “A Supplement to the 1810 Census of Virginia.” He paid tax on two polls and one horse. “John Going, free colored male, 26-45” was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1820 census of Patrick County, page 109-A. Five members of the household were engaged in agriculture. He did not reappear in the 1830 census of Patrick County.

It is believed that children born to John Going include:

John Going, Jr. born about 1776
Obadiah Going born in 1777
William Going born about 1778
Nancy Going born about 1787

John Going, Jr, believed to be a son of John Going, was born about 1776. He was married to Margaret Gregory March 12, 1812, according to “Patrick County, Virginia Marriages, 1791-1850.” John Going was surety, and Eliphaz Shelton was a witness. Eliphaz Shelton was also the surety for the marriage of Isaac Going and Nancy Lizby in 1796.

John Going, Jr. paid tax on one poll in 1810 in Patrick County. According to the tax list he owned no slaves or horses at that time.

John Going, Jr. and Margaret Gregory Going were enumerated in Stokes County, North Carolina in the 1840 and 1850 census returns. She was recorded in the 1870 census of Stokes County as a widow, according to Jean Grider.

Children born to John Going, Jr. and Margaret Gregory Going, according to Jean Grider, include:

[child] born about 1813
[child] born about 1815
[child] born about 1817
[child] born about 1820
Jonathan Going born about 1822
James Going born about 1824
Isham Going born about 1827
[son] born about 1830

Obadiah Going, believed to be a son of John Going, was born in 1777. He was surety for the marriage of his sister, Nancy Going February 24, 1807 when she was married to Stephen Going, according to “Patrick County, Virginia Marriages 1791-1850.”

William Going, son of John Going, was born about 1778, probably in Virginia. William Going, “son of John Going,” was married to Elizabeth Pack, “daughter of Mary Bowman” July 26, 1802, according to “Patrick County, Virginia Marriages, 1791-1850.” John Going was surety for the marriage. William Going was a taxpayer in 1810 on one poll and eight horses, according to the tax list. “William Going, free colored” was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1830 census of Patrick County, page 154. Of William Going and Elizabeth Pack Going nothing more is known.

Nancy Going, believed to be a daughter of John Going, Sr, was born about 1787, probably in Virginia. Family researcher Kevin E. D. Smith of Boones Mill, Virginia suggests that her date of birth was closer to 1779. Nancy Going, “daughter of John Going” was married February 24, 1807 to Stephen Going, according to “Patrick County, Virginia Marriages, 1791-1850.” They are believed to be cousins.

Obadiah Going was surety for the marriage of his sister, Nancy Going when she was married to Stephen Going. David Hanby and William Moore were witnesses. William H. Robertson was the minister.

Stephen Going paid a tax on one horse and one poll in 1810. He owned no slaves at that time. Stephen Going appeared as a farmer and the head of a household in the 1820 census of Patrick County, page 121-A:

“Going, Stephen white male 26-45
white female 26-45
white female 10-16
white male 0-16
white female 0-16
white female 0-16”

Stephen Going, “free colored male” appeared as the head of a household in the 1830 census of Patrick County. The family was rendered as:

“Going, Stephen free colored male 36-55
free colored female 36-55
free colored male 10-24
free colored female 10-24
free colored female 10-24
free colored female 10-24
free colored male 0-10
free colored female 0-10
free colored female 0-0”

Nancy Going Going died in 1860 and Stephen Going died in 1863, according to Kevin E. D. Smith, a descendant.

Children born to them include:

Milly Going born about 1808
Allen Going born about 1811
Enoch Going born about 1814
Zilphy Going born about 1816
Susan Going born about 1819
Lucy Going born about 1823
Sally Going born about 1825

Milly Going, daughter of Stephen Going and Nancy Going Going, was born about 1808 in Patrick County. Of this indi­vidual nothing more is known.

Allen Going, son of Stephen Going and Nancy Going Going, was born about 1811 in Patrick County. He was married about 1835 to Martha Beasley who was born about 1818. Both of them died in 1880.

Children born to Allen Going and Martha Beasley Going in­clude:

Henry Clay Going born about 1836
Perrian Going born about 1838
Alexander Going born about 1840
Calvany Going born about 1842
Malinda Going born about 1844
Elizabeth Going born about 1848
Harrison Going born about 1849
Floyd Going born about 1855
Coleman Going born about 1858

Henry Clay Going, son of Allen Going and Martha Beasley Going, was born about 1836 in Patrick County. Of this indi­vidual nothing more is known.

Perrian Going, son of Allen Going and Martha Beasley Going, was born about 1838, probably in Patrick County. He was married January 14, 1861 to Nancy Lawson by William R. Bray, justice of the peace, according to “Surry County Marriage Bonds, 1780-1868.” She was the daughter of William Lawson and Lucy Going Lawson, who was born in 1842. Perrian Going died in 1865, and Nancy Lawson Going died in 1880.

Children born to them include:

William Perrian Goins born about 1862
Cyntha Goin born about 1865

William Perrian Goins, son of Perrian Going and Nancy Law­son Going, was born about 1862 in Patrick County. He was married about 1885 to Martha Ann Epperson who was born in 1861.

Children born to them include:

John William Henry Goins born about 1888
James Hanibal Harrison Goins born about 1890
Perion Andrew Ross Goins born about 1893
Cynthia Dorthoolie Ann Goins born about 1896
George Monroe Hobert Goins born about 1901

John William Henry Goins, son of William Perrian Goins and Martha Ann Epperson Goins, was born about 1888 in Patrick County. He was married about 1908 to Cora Belle Thomas who was born in 1891. He died in 1937, and she died in 1985.

Children born to John William Henry Goins and Cora Belle Thomas Goins include:

Sarah Elizabeth Goins born about 1909
William Lee Goins born about 1911
Ethel Lucille Goins born about 1913
Kenneth Harrison Goins born about 1915

Sarah Elizabeth Goins, daughter of John William Henry Goins and Cora Belle Thomas Goins, was born about 1909.

William Lee Goins, son of John William Henry Goins and Cora Belle Thomas Goins, was born about 1911.

Ethel Lucille Goins, daughter of John William Henry Goins and Cora Belle Thomas Goins, was born about 1913.

Kenneth Harrison Goins, son of John William Henry Goins and Cora Belle Thomas Goins, was born about 1915. He was mar­ried about 1935 to Catharine Hale.

Children born to Kenneth Harrison Goins and Catharine Hale Goins include:

Martha Ann Goins born about 1936
Dennis Lee “Bud” Goins born about 1939
Jacqueline Elaine Goins born about 1944
Larry Burton Goins born about 1947

Martha Ann Goins, daughter of Kenneth Harrison Goins and Catharine Hale Goins, was born about 1936. She was married about 1956 to Ralph Cresce.

Children born to them include:

Mark Anthony Cresce born about 1957

Dennis Lee “Bud” Goins, son of Kenneth Harrison Goins and Catharine Hale Goins, was born about 1939 He was married about 1965 to Brenda Bonfili.

Children born to Dennis Lee “Bud” Goins and Brenda Bonfili Goins include:

Jace Harrison Goins born about 1967
Page Elizabeth Goins born about 1970

Jacqueline Elaine Goins, daughter of Kenneth Harrison Goins and Catherine Hale Goins, was born about 1944. She was mar­ried about 1964 to Rodney Hinds.

Children born to them include:

Matthew Hinds born about 1947

Larry Burton Goins, son of Kenneth Harrison Goins and Catherine Hale Goins, was born about 1947. He was married about 1977, wife’s name Linda.

Children born to Larry Burton Goins and Linda Goins in­clude:

Amy Catherine Goins born about 1980
Brett Cameron Goins born about 1982
Catlin Elizabeth Goins born about 1985

James Hanibal Harrison Goins, son of William Perrian Goins and Martha Ann Epperson Goins, was born about 1890. He died in 1970.

Perion Andrew Ross Goins, son of William Perrian Goins and Martha Ann Epperson Goins, was born about 1893 in Patrick County.

Arthur McKinley Elsivane Goins, son of William Perrian Goins and Martha Ann Epperson Goins, was born about 1897 in Patrick County. He was married about 1919 to Pearl Gay Allen who was born in 1903. He died in 1964, and she died in 1985.

Children born to Arthur McKinley Elsivane Goins and Pearl Gay Allen Goins include:

Howard Perry Goins born about 1920
Dorothy Mae Goins born about 1922
Lillian Alberta Goins born about 1924
Arthur McKinley Goins, Jr. born about 1926
Zelda Rae Goins born about 1929
Janet Gay Goins born about 1934
William Grant Goins born about 1936

Howard Perry Goins, son of Arthur McKinley Elsivane Goins and Pearl Gay Allen Goins, was born about 1928 in Patrick County. He was married to Nicatia White about 1938.

Children born to Howard Perry Goins and Nicatia White Goins include:

Roger Perry Goins born about 1939

Roger Perry Goins, son of Howard Perry Goins and Nicatia White Goins, was born about 1939. He was married about 1962 to Violet Mitchum.

Children born to Roger Perry Goins and Violet Mitchum Goins include:

Dean Goins born about 1964
Dale Goins born about 1967

Dean Goins, son of Roger Perry Goins and Violet Mitchum Goins, was born about 1964. He was married about 1987 to Sandra Lavender. Children born to Dean Goins and Sandra Lavender Goins are unknown.

Dale Goins, son of Roger Perry Goins and Violet Mitchum Goins, was born about 1967. He was married about 1990, wife’s name Linda. Children born to Dale Goins and Linda Goins are unknown.

Dorothy Mae Goins, daughter of Arthur McKinley Elsivane Goins and Pearl Gay Allen Goins, was born about 1922. She was married about 1941 to James Edgar Lucas, Jr.

Children born to James Edgar Lucas, Jr. and Dorothy Mae Goins Lucas include:

Wayne Lucas born about 1943
Gary Lucas born about 1946

Wayne Lucas, son of James Edgar Lucas, Jr. and Dorothy Mae Goins Lucas, was born about 1943. He was married about 1966, wife’s name Robin.

Children born to them include:

Kenneth Wayne Lucas born about 1968
Amy Lynn Lucas born about 1971

Gary Lucas, son of James Edgar Lucas, Jr. and Dorothy Mae Goins Lucas, was born about 1946. He was married about 1969, wife’s name Cindy.

Lillian Alberta Goins, daughter of Arthur McKinley Elsivane Goins and Pearl Gay Allen Goins, was born about 1924. She was married about 1940 to Jack Earl Frith who was born in 1916.

Children born to them include:

Sandra Gay Frith [twin] born about 1941
Brenda Ray Frith [twin] born about 1941
Wanda Marie Frith born about 1943
Glen Wayne Frith born about 1946

Sandra Gay Frith, twin daughter of Jack Earl Frith and Lil­lian Alberta Goins, was born about 1941. She was married about 1965 to Rev. Branan Greene Thompson who was born in 1937.

Children born to them include:

Scott Branan Thompson born about 1968
John Dixon Thompson born about 1971

Brenda Ray Frith, twin daughter of Jack Earl Frith and Lil­lian Alberta Goins, was born about 1941. She died shortly after birth.

Wanda Marie Frith, daughter of Jack Earl Frith and Lillian Al­berta Goins, was born about 1943. She was married about 1964 to Edward Jackson Smith who was born in 1943.

Children born to them include:

Blake Edward Smith [twin] born in 1965
Kevin Edward Smith [twin] born in 1965
Brent Edward Smith born in 1968

Glenn Wayne Frith, son of Jack Earl Frith and Dorothy Mae Goins, was born about 1946. He was married about 1969 to Sue Ann Wilkins who was born in 1948. Later he was remar­ried to Linda Ware who was born in 1952.

Children born to them include:

Heather Nicole Frith born about 1979

Arthur McKinley Goins, son of Arthur McKinley Elsivane Goins and Pearl Gay Allen Goins, was born about 1926. He was married about 1949 to Dorothy Haynes.

Children born to Arthur McKinley Goins and Dorothy Haynes Goins include:

Allen Goins born about 1951
Jewel Ann Goins born about 1954

Allen Goins, son of Arthur McKinley Goins and Dorothy Haynes Goins, was born about 1951. He was married about 1974, wife’s name Mary.

Children born to Allen Goins and Mary Goins include:

Christopher Goins born about 1976
Brian Goins born about 1978
Arthur Goins born about 1982

Christopher Goins, son of Allen Goins and Mary Goins, was born about 1976.

Brian Goins, son of Allen Goins and Mary Goins, was born about 1978. He was married about 1990, wife’s name Connie. Children born to Brian Goins and Connie Goins are unknown.

Arthur Goins, son of Allen Goins and Mary Goins, was born about 1982.

Jewel Ann Goins, daughter of Arthur McKinley Goins, Jr. and Dorothy Haynes Goins, was born about 1954. She was married about 1975 to Charles Crabtree.

Children born to them include:

Melanie Crabtree born about 1978

Zelda Rae Goins, daughter of Arthur McKinley Elsivane Goins and Pearl Gay Allen, was born about 1929. She was married about 1948 to Roy Cook.

Children born to them include:

Douglas McKinley Cook born about 1949
David Garfield Cook born about 1951
Roy Darrell Cook born about 1953
Deborah Raye Cook born about 1954

Douglas McKinley Cook, son of Roy Cook and Zelda Rae Goins, was born about 1949. He was married about 1974 to Kathy June Lockhart who was born in 1955.

Children born to them include:

Cheryl Rene Cook born about 1977
Amanda Rae Cook born about 1981
Destiny Lehrea Cook born about 1987

David Garfield Cook, son of Roy Cook and Zelda Rae Goins Cook, was born about 1951. He was married about 1974, wife’s name Patsy.

Roy Darrell Cook, son of Roy Cook and Zelda Rae Goins Cook, was born about 1953. He was married about 1989 to Tammy Prevento who was born about 1961.

Children born to them include:

Katlin Dawn Cook born about 1991

Deborah Raye Cook, daughter of Roy Cook and Zelda Rae Goins Cook, was born about 1954. She was married about 1975 to James Wolfe.

Janet Gay Goins, daughter of Arthur McKinley Elsivane Goins and Pearl Gay Allen Goins, was born about 1934. She was married about 1957 to Donald Lee Bryant. She died in 1967, and he died in 1990.

Children born to them include:

Selena Dawn Bryant born in 1957

William Grant Goins, son of Arthur McKinley Elsivane Goins and Pearl Gay Allen Goins, was born about 1936. He was mar­ried about 1959 to Jenette Abel. Children born to William Grant Goins and Jenette Abel Goins are unknown.

Cynthia Dorthoolie Ann Goins, daughter of William Perrian Goins and Martha Ann Epperson Goins, was born about 1896. Of this individual nothing more is known.

George Monroe Hobert Goins, son of William Perrian Goins and Martha Ann Epperson Goins, was born about 1901. He was married about 1924 to Ruby Elmore. He died in 1976.

Children born to George Monro Hobert Goins and Ruby El­more Goins include:

Theodosha Ann Goins born about 1926
Mary Jane Goins born about 1928
Mark Goins born about 1931

Cyntha Goin, daughter of Perrian Going and Nancy Lawson Going, was born about 1865. Of this individual nothing more is known.

Calvany Going, son of Allen Going and Martha Beasley Go­ing, was born about 1842. Of this individual nothing more is known.

Malinda Going, daughter of Allen Going and Martha Beasley Going, was born about 1844. Of this individual nothing more is known.

Elizabeth Going, daughter of Allen Going and Martha Beasley Going, was born about 1848 in Patrick County. Of this indi­vidual nothing more is known.

Harrison Going, son of Allen Going and Martha Beasley Go­ing, was born about 1849. He was married about 1773, wife’s name Mary.

“‘Harrison Goin” headed a family in the 1880 census of Patrick County, Dan River District, Enumeration District 37, page 33:

“Goin, Harrison 31, born in Virginia
Mary 34, born in Virginia
Sarah 6, born in Virginia
Emiline 4, born in Virginia
Columbia 2, born in Virginia”

Floyd Going, son of Allen Going and Martha Beasley Going, was born about 1855. He was married about 1874, wife’s name Ruth A.

“Floyd Goin” was enumerated as the head of a family in the 1880 census of Patrick County, Dan River District, Enumer­ation District 157, page 33:

“Goin, Floyd 25, born in Virginia
Ruth A. 25, born in Virginia
Ida 5, born in Virginia
Laura 4/12, born in Virginia”

Coleman Going, son of Allen Going and Martha Beasley Go­ing, was born about 1858. Of this individual nothing more is known. He was married about 1878, wife’s name Mary.

“Coleman Goin” was the head of a household listed in the Dan River District of Patrick County in the 1880 census, Enumer­ation District 157, page 57:

“Goin, Coleman 21, born in Virginia
Mary 19, born in Virginia
[daughter] 1, born in Virginia”

Enoch Going, son of Stephen Going and Nancy Going Going, was born about 1814. Of this individual nothing more is known.

Zilphy Going, daughter of Stephen Going and Nancy Going Going, was born about 1816. She was married about 1835 to Henry Lawson. She died in 1863.

Susan Going, daughter of Stephen Going and Nancy Going Going, was born about 1819 in Patrick County. She was mar­ried about 1838 to Fleming Lawson, regarded as a brother to Henry Lawson and William Lawson. She died about 1863, perhaps in childbirth.

Children born to Fleming Lawson and Susan Going Lawson include:

Priscilla E. Lawson born about 1863

Lucy Going, daughter of Stephen Going and Nancy Going Going, was born about 1823 in Patrick County. She was mar­ried about 1840 to William Lawson. She died in 1863.

Children born to them include:

Nancy Lawson born about 1842

Nancy Lawson, daughter of William Lawson and Lucy Going Lawson, was born about 1842. She was married about 1861 to her first cousin Perrian Going. He died in 1865, and she died in 1880. Two children were born to them. For details, see his section.

Sally Going, daughter of Stephen Going and Nancy Going Going, was born about 1825. Of this individual noth­ing more is known.
==O==
John W. Goin, “mulatto” was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1880 census of Patrick County, May’s Dis­trict, Enumeration District 159, page 42:

“Goin, John W. 27, born in Virginia, mulatto
Martha J. 30, born in Virginia
George M. 14, born in Virginia
Mary L. 9, born in Virginia
John H. J. 7, born in Virginia
Pinkney F. 4, born in Virginia
Roxanna 1, born in Virginia
Goin, Rendy [Cindy?] 67, born in Virginia, mother”
==O==
“Joseph Goin, of Patrick County, Virginia, yeoman” deeded 150 acres on Peters Creek, “being part of John Lankford’s old survey,” for 65 pounds in Virginia money to Abner Eules[s?],” according to Stokes County, North Carolina Deed Book 2, page 222. The deed was written about 1791.
==O==
Laura Goin, age 5, appeared in the 1880 census of Patrick County, Dan River District, Enumeration District 157, page 36 living in the household of her grandfather, William Lawson.
==0==
Leroy Goin was recorded in the 1880 census, Dan River Dis­trict, Enumeration District 157, page 21 as the head of a household:

“Goin, Leroy 42, born in Virginia
Priscilla 46, born in Virginia
William A. 20, born in Virginia
Mary 17, born in Virginia
Lee Richard 15, born in Virginia
Sarah Ann 13, born in Virginia
Alley S. 10, born in Virginia, daughter
Elitha 8, born in Virginia, daughter
Laura 6, born in Virginia
John Fletcher 3, born in Virginia”
==O==
Beverage Going was married July 26, 1810 to Agnes Harris, according to “Patrick County, Virginia Marriages, 1791-1850.” Of Beveridge Going and Agnes Harris Going nothing more is known.
==O==
Caleb Going was married June 9, 1802 to Polly Duncan, ac­cording to “Patrick County, Virginia Marriages, 1791-1850.” Children born to Caleb Going and Agnes Harris Going are unknown.
==O==
Ewell Going was married to Rosanah Horne March 1, 1852, according to “Patrick County Marriages, 1791-1860.” Of Ewell Going and Rosanah Horne Going nothing more is known.
==O==
Jacob Going was married to Nancy Smith January 10, 1792, according to “Patrick County, Virginia Marriages, 1791-1850.” Children born to Jacob Going and Nancy Smith Going are unknown.
==O==
Margaret Going was married December 20, 1806 to Year­lington Ennis, according to “Patrick County, Virginia Marriages, 1791-1850.” John Bolt was surety.
==O==
Mary Going was married to Peter Burress June 7, 1797, ac­cording to “Patrick County, Virginia Marriages, 1791-1850.”
==O==
Norman Going was married to Polly Jones, “daughter of Su­sanna Jones” December 7, 1835, according to “Patrick County, Virginia Marriages, 1791-1850.” Elisha Anglin was the bondsman. Charles Wilson was a witness. Norman Going and Polly Jones Going appeared as the head of a household in the 1850 census of Patrick County, southern district, page 399.
==O==
Pegge [Margaret?] Going was married February 12, 1800 to Bartholemew Adams, according to “Patrick County, Virginia Marriages, 1791-1850.”
==O==
Penai Going was married to Tyree Peck July 27, 1850, ac­cording to ac­cording to “Patrick County, Virginia Marriages, 1791-1850.”
==O==
Rebecca Going was married to Peter Findley September 28, 1797, according to according to “Patrick County, Virginia Marriages, 1791-1850.” John Cameron was surety.
==O==
Sally Going, free colored, was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1830 census of Patrick County, page 154:

“Going, Sally free colored female 24-36
free colored female 0-10”
==O==
Jacob Gowen, in his pension application, stated that he was born in Henry County, Virginia in 1762, however in 1762, that area was in Halifax County. Henry County was created in 1776, and Jacob Gowen enlisted there in the Virginia Conti­nental Line, according to “Genealogical Abstracts of Revolutionary War Pension Files” abstracted by Virgil D. White.

“Jacob Goan of Henry County” received compensation of four pounds, six shillings for “150 bundles of fodder which had been taken for public service,” according to Henry County records published in “Virginia Magazine of History and Bi­ography,” Vol. 10. The compensation was authorized by the Quartermaster General’s office during or shortly after the Rev­olutionary period. Jacob Gowen later received a pension, No. S32273. His name appeared in “List of Colonial Soldiers of Virginia” by H. J. Eckenrode.

He lived in Kentucky between 1790 and 1820 and then moved to Vincennes, Indiana. On June 7, 1832, he was in Vermillion County, Illinois. From 1826 to 1838, he lived in Lawrence County, Illinois, the county where Shadrack Gowin died in 1878.
==O==
William Goings, born 1763, enlisted at Halifax Court House, Virginia for the period of the Revolutionary War. He was married in October 1793, wife’s name Elizabeth, in Caswell County, North Carolina, adjoining Rockingham on the east. He applied for a pension in 1819 in Hawkins County, Ten­nessee and mentioned his wife, two sons, ages 11 and 2 and two daughters, ages 10 and 8. He died there August 23, 1847. [See GRF Newsletter, August 1990.]

In 1776, Henry County, Virginia was formed from Pittsylva­nia County. Goin/Going/Gowin individuals appearing in Henry County include; Charles, Clabourn, David, Elizabeth, Jacob, James, John, Josiah, Littleberry “Berry,” Nancy, Simon, Susanna, Zacheriah, Zedekiah and Zephaniah.

John Goan received land in Pittsylvania County in 1770. “John Going” took the oath of allegiance August 30, 1777. He received a land grant on March 1, 1784 of 374 acres on both sides of Blackberry Creek, adjoining his own land and that of John Witt. “John Gowin” patented an additional 79 acres on Blackberry Creek April 16, 1788. In 1795 he purchased land from Bartlett Washington. “John Going” was granted 153 acres on both sides of Little Blackberry Creek. Henry County Will Book 2, page 37 records the will of John Going, Sr, proved in 1801. Heirs named were Clabourn, Elizabeth, John, Nancy, Josiah, Littleberry, Susanna, Simeon, Zedekiah and Zacheriah.

David Goan received land in Pittsylvania County in 1770. On March 30, 1789, “David Gowin” was granted 94 acres on Spoon Creek, adjoining the land of John Ward and 185 acres on the south side of Spoon Creek, “adjoining Collier.” [David Smith Goins was supposedly in Grayson County, Virginia at this time.]
==O==
Timothy Goin was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1880 census of Patrick County, Dan River District, Enu­meration District 157, page 58:

“Goin, Timothy 38, born in Virginia
Frances 23, born in Virginia
Bowman, George 3, born in Virginia, step-son”
==O==
Steven Going was married February 24, 1807 to Nancy Going, according to “Patrick County, Virginia Marriages, 1791-1850.” Children born to Steven Going and Nancy Going Going are unknown.
==O==
William Going, son of John Going, was married to Elizabeth Pack July 26, 1802, according to “Patrick County, Virginia Marriages, 1791-1850.” Children born to William Going and Elizabeth Pack Going are unknown.
==O==
“William Going, Jr.” paid a tax on one poll in the 1810 tax list of Patrick County. He owned no horses or slaves.

William Going, Jr, “white male,” a farmer, appeared as the head of a household in the 1820 census of Patrick County, page 120-A. The household consisted of:

“Going, William, Jr. white male 26-45
white female 26-45
white female 10-16
white male 0-16
white male 0-16
white male 0-16
white male 0-16
white female 0-16
white female 0-16”
==O==
Cecil Goins and his wife Rosy Goins were residents of Patrick County in 1879. Children born to them include:

Texanna Goins born in 1851

Texanna Goins, daughter of Cecil Goins and Rosy Goins, was born in Virginia in 1851, according to her death certificate. She, “a mulatto,” and Green Pack were both residents of Patrick County when they were married October 26, 1879 in Surry County, North Carolina. They were enumerated in the 1900 census of Patrick County.

Texanna Goins Pack died August 25, 1926 and was buried in Red Bank Cemetery at Claudeville, Virginia in Patrick County, according to Hank Mabe, a descendant. Her death certificate showed her father as “Huke [Luke?] Goins.”
==O==
Sarah Goins was married to Alexander B. Clark February 4, 1840, according to “Patrick County, Virginia Marriages, 1791-1850.”

PENDLETON COUNTY, VIRGINIA

Sarah Goings was married to Adam Waggoner January 2, 1810, according to “Pendleton County Marriages, 1797-1850.”

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