Daniel Gowen born est 1649
William Gowen b. est. 1625-30 (Note: not confirmed – best guess based on documents and location)
Siblings: (Note: not confirmed – best guess based on documents and location)
States and Counties to research:
1679 May 1 – Land grant. Daniel Gohon, grantee.
1679 – 0501. Location: Gloucester County.
D1679 May 1 – Virginia Land Patents – bk 6, p. 679 – … and grant unto Daniel Gohon 100 acres of land in Kingston Parish in Gloucester County … on the western side of a small creek on the NW side of the sd Gohon’s plantation running thence by Mr Henry Preston’s line of marked trees … the sd land being due for the importation of 2 persons … (People transported): Mary Hare, Ralph Rand.
Source: Land Office Patents No. 6, 1666-1679 (pt.1 & 2 p.1-692), p. 679 (Reel 6).
1698 April 26 Land grant. Daniel Gowin, grantee.
1698 – 0426. Location: Gloucester County.
Description: … grant unto Daniel Gowin 52 acres of land in Gloucester County beginning at a marked corner red oake of Mr Henry Preston’s land and running thence along said Preston’s line north … along Mr Ambross Dudley’s line … to a large corner pine of the said Dudley’s and Capt Ransons land … to the line of Thoman Rilands land then along the said Rylands line to the beginning … for the transportation of one person into this Colony …
Source: Land Office Patents No. 9, 1697-1706 (v.1 & 2 p.1-742), p. 147 (Reel 9).
1704 Apr 26 Land grant. Col. James Ransome, grantee.
1704 – 0426. Location: Gloucester County.
Description: 40 acres of land situate lying and being in Kingstone Parish … beginning at a great pine Captn. Ambrose Dudley’s corner … by Daniel Gwins plantation … land being due unto the said Col. James Ransome by and for the transportation of 1 person into this Colony …
Source: Land Office Patents No. 9, 1697-1706 (v.1 & 2 p.1-742), p. 601 (Reel 9).
1754 Sept 10 Land grant. John Machin, grantee.
1754 – 0910. Location: Gloucester County.
Description: Henry Preston late of the said County of Gloucester died seized of 650 acres of land lying and being in the Parish of Kingston in the said County of Gloucester which is found to escheat to us from the said Henry Preston which land upon a survey returned to our secretary’s office …. is found to contain only 606 acres … whereas John Machin … hath obtained a grant for the same land … confirm unto the said John Machin … the said 606 acres on the West side of Eastermost River … in Mr. John Cary’s line … to a large white oak corner tree in Dudley’s line … to a small white oak in Gowen’s line thence along the said Gowen’s line …
Source: Land Office Patents No. 32, 1752-1756 (v.1 & 2 p.1-715), p. 645 (Reel 30).