1679 Peter Gowing of Stafford Co, Va m. Mary Sullivant

Peter Going born 1679

married first:  Isabel

married next:  Mary Sullivant

Parents:

Unknown – since he was in Stafford County at

Children:

Priscilla Gowing b. 1725 m. Mr. Hayes
David Gowing b. 1729
Joseph Gowing b. 1732

Siblings:

Unknown

 

FACTS:

Peter Gowen owned 112 acres in King George and Stafford Counties on October 9, 1724, according to “Southern Lineages” by Addie Evans Wynn. According to the volume, “Peter Gowen seems to have married three times in Stafford County.” He was married about 1720, wife’s name Isabel.

Peter Gowing” received a land grant in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County in 1722 and an additional grant in 1726, according to Stafford County Deed Book A. He also held land in adjoining King George County. His holdings in both counties consisted of 112 acres on October 9, 1724.

1724 Oct 7 – Peter Gooing obtains 187a adj Alexander Clements, Mars Run, Skrine, Copedge and Evans. Stafford Co, Va.  -1724 Oct 7 – Peter Gooing Alexander Clements, Skrine, Copedge and Evans.  A-86: Peter Gooing of Stafford Co 187a between Stafford Co and King George Co adj Alexander Clements, Skrine’s line, corner of Copedge and Evans. p. 77. Va. Land Trans – Stafford Co
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1727 Feb 1 – Peter Going – John Mercer of Stafford Co 118a . . . (see Peter Going book A fo. 86) Deed canceled. Stafford Co., Va

“Isabel Gowing “died 11th, 3rd month,” 1745. Apparently Peter Gowen spent little time in mourning. Overwharton Parish Register shows that 17 days later he was married to Mary Sullivant on “28th, 3rd month,” 1745.  Apparently Mary Sullivant Gowen died shortly afterwards because Peter Gowen was married for a third time “10th, 11th month,” 1747, wife’s name Owens.

1745 March 11 – Peter Gowing‘s first wife, Isabel Gowing – died March 11, 1745. p. 65, Overwharton Parish, Va
https://archive.org/stream/virginiaoverwhar00will#page/64/mode/2up

1745 May 28 – Peter Gowing marries Mary Sullivant – May 28, 1745. p. 65, Overwharton Parish, Va.
https://archive.org/stream/virginiaoverwhar00will#page/64/mode/2up

Peter Gowing” died 22nd, 5th month, 1753 in Overwharton Parish at the age of 74 “at the home of Priscilla Hayes,” according to the register of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Stafford County. She is assumed to be a daughter.

1753 May 22 – Peter Going died at Priscilla Hayes’ – May 22, 1753.  Overwharton Parish
https://archive.org/stream/virginiaoverwhar00will#page/70/mode/2up

Children born to Peter Gowen, Isabel Gowen and Mary Sullivant Gowen are believed to include:

Priscilla Gowen born about 1725
David Gowen born about 1729
Joseph Gowen born about 1732

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Facts for Peter’s possible children:

Priscilla Gowen, believed to be a daughter of Peter Gowen and Isabel Gowen, was born about 1725 in Stafford County. It is believed that she was married about 1748 in Overwharton Parish, husband’s name Hayes. They continued to live in Stafford County in 1753 when Peter Gowen died.

David Gowen, believed to be a son of Peter Gowen and Isabel Gowen, was born about 1729 in Stafford County. A David Gowen was included in a list of tithables in Pittsylvania County, Virginia in 1767.  He was shown with three tithes, according to “Virginia Magazine of History & Biography.”  He continued there in 1770. Later he removed to Albemarle County, Virginia, some 40 miles westward.

Joseph Gowen, believed to be a son of Peter Gowen and Isabel Gowen, was born about 1732 in Stafford County. He apparently removed, along with his brother David Gowen to adjoining Goochland County, settling in St. James Parish.   In 1770 he was living in Pittsylvania County, on the North Carolina border.

A Joseph Gowen, a Revolutionary soldier appeared as the head of a household of seven people in the 1782 state census of Fairfax County, Virginia. He owned no slaves.

“Joseph Going” reappeared as the head of a household in the 1810 census of Fairfax County, according to “Index to 1810 Virginia Census” by Madeline W. Crickard.

“Joseph Going, infantry corporal” and Daniel Going, William Going and Alexander Gown, Virginia Revolutionary soldiers, “have not received bounty land warrants for services in the war of the revolution” on January 7, 1835, according to “Revolutionary War Records of Virginia” by Gaius Marcus Brumbaugh.

Gowen Manuscript Info: 

Peter Gowen was born in Yorkshire in 1679.  He, an indentured servant, at age 20, was “bound for Virginia” on board the “Robert & Elizabeth” from Liverpool January 27, 1700, according to “Passengers for America” by Michael Tepper.  To pay for his passage he was bound to Ralph Williamson for four years, according to “Immigrants to America from Liverpool, 1697-1707.”  As required of all embarking passengers he gave his oath of allegiance to the king and to the Church of England.

He next appeared in Stafford County, Virginia where he re­ceived a land grant in 1622, according to Stafford County Deed Book A.  Peter Gowen owned 112 acres in King George and Stafford Counties on October 9, 1724, according to “Southern Lineages” by Addie Evans Wynn.  According to the volume, “Peter Gowen seems to have married three times in Stafford County.”  He was married about 1720, wife’s name Isabel.

“Peter Gowing” received a land grant in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County in 1722 and an additional grant in 1726, ac-cording to Stafford County Deed Book A.  He also held land in adjoining King George County.  His holdings in both counties consisted of 112 acres on October 9, 1724.

“Isabel Gowing “died 11th, 3rd month,” 1745.  Apparently Peter Gowen spent little time in mourning.  Overwharton Parish Register shows that 17 days later he was married to Mary Sullivant on “28th, 3rd month,” 1745.  Apparently Mary Sullivant Gowen died shortly afterwards because Peter Gowen was married for a third time “10th, 11th month,” 1747, wife’s name Owens.

“Peter Gowing” died 22nd, 5th month, 1753 in Overwharton Parish at the age of 74 “at the home of Priscilla Hayes,” according to the register of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Stafford County.  She is assumed to be a daughter.

Children born to Peter Gowen, Isabel Gowen and Mary Sullivant Gowen are believed to include:

Priscilla Gowen born about 1725

David Gowen born about 1729

Joseph Gowen born about 1732

 

Priscilla Gowen, believed to be a daughter of Peter Gowen and Isabel Gowen, was born about 1725 in Stafford County.  It is believed that she was married about 1748 in Overwharton Parish, husband’s name Hayes.  They continued to live in Stafford County in 1753 when Peter Gowen died.

David Gowen, believed to be a son of Peter Gowen and Isabel Gowen, was born about 1729 in Stafford County.  A David Gowen was included in a list of tithables in Pittsylvania County, Virginia in 1767.  He was shown with three tithes, according to “Virginia Magazine of History & Biography.”  He continued there in 1770.  Later he removed to Albemarle County, Virginia, some 40 miles westward.

Joseph Gowen, believed to be a son of Peter Gowen and Isabel Gowen, was born about 1732 in Stafford County.  He apparently removed, along with his brother David Gowen to adjoining Goochland County, settling in St. James Parish.  He later made a move to Albemarle County to join his brother David Gowen on his farm there.  In 1770 he was living in Pittsylvania County, on the North Carolina border.

A Joseph Gowen, a Revolutionary soldier appeared as the head of a household of seven people in the 1782 state census of Fairfax County, Virginia.  He owned no slaves.

“Joseph Going” reappeared as the head of a household in the 1810 census of Fairfax County, according to “Index to 1810 Virginia Census”by Madeline W. Crickard.

“Joseph Going, infantry corporal” and Daniel Going, William Going and Alexander Gown, Virginia Revolutionary soldiers, “have not received bounty land warrants for services in the war of the revolution” on January 7, 1835, according to “Revolutionary War Records of Virginia” by Gaius Marcus Brumbaugh.

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