1715 George Gowen of New Kent Co, Goochland Co, Va and Rockingham Co, NC

George Gowen b. abt 1715 m Sarah Gowen, New Kent Co, Va 1737-38, Goochland Co Va 1744-52, Rockingham Co NC 1764.

Parents:

Phillip Gowen born 1681

Children:

Moses Gowen born 1735
Aaron Gowen born 1737
Phillip Gowen born 1740

Siblings:

?

SOURCES and FACTS:

1738 Feb 6: (George Gowen sells 150 acres and gristmill to Hilligass in Pennsylvania area). John Frederick Hilligass, 1685-1765, the Hillegas name is of French extraction from Hill de Gasq. John Hillegas, born in Alsace, Nov. 24, 1685 is listed with a wife, Elizaberth Barbara and his sister, they sailed to America on the Ship William and Sarah from Rotterdam, with a company led by Rev. George Michael Weiss, a Reformed Minister, a native of Stihbeck, Germany. They arrived at Philadelphia, Pa. on Sept. 18th. and took the oath of allegiance on Sept. 21, 1727, subscribing for themselves and family. They settled in the region known as Goshenhoppen, now in Montgomery Co., Pa. and owned 150 acres of land and a grist mill which was bought from George Gowen on Feb. 6, 1738.
https://www.jstor.org/stable/20083581
http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/sd/r17sda.htm#17.142  (Note:  This is not confirmed.  This “may” be where George Gowen lived prior to moving to New Kent Co, Va.  Or this may be a different George Gowen).

File:Pamontgomeryphiladelphia.jpg

(Montgomery Co, PA).

1738 June 9 – birth of Aaron Gowan – parents George Gowan and Sarah Gowan. Baptized on Sept 3, 1738. New Kent County, Va – St. Peter’s Parish Vestry Book and Register p 546.
http://interactive.ancestry.com/7469/StPeters-VA-0545/1384?backurl=http%3a%2f%2fsearch.ancestry.com%2fcgi-bin%2fsse.dll%3fdb%3dStPeters-VA%26gss%3dsfs28_ms_db%26new%3d1%26rank%3d1%26msT%3d1%26gsln%3dGowin%26gsln_x%3d0%26MSAV%3d0%26uidh%3dm37&ssrc=&backlabel=ReturnSearchResults&rc=817,1523,848,1651

1738 Sept 3 – “George Gowan and his wife Sarah Gowan,” were residents of New Kent County, Virginia September 3, 1738 when a son, “Aaron Gowan” was christened there in St. Peter’s Parish, according to International Genealogical Index, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. New Kent County, Va. St. Peters Parish Register, page 134.

1744 June 10 – “George Going” paid tax on “one tithe” June 10, 1744, according to “Goochland County, Virginia Tithe Lists 1735-1749.” Goochland Co, Va

1751 July: “Sarah Going” was a defendant in a case tried before Goochland County Court in July 1751, according to “Goochland County, Virginia Court Orders, 1757- 1761,” page 429.

1752 Aug – “George Going” filed suit against William Chamberlayne in August 1752, according to “Goochland County, Virginia Court Orders, 1750-1757,” page 84 Goochland Co, Va

1753 Aug 24 – George Gowen listed as an account owed at Robert Hill’s tavern in Edmundson, Ashepoo, South Carolina (Ashepoo, in Colleton County). The note part of Robert Hill’s estate in 1759. Tavernkeeper. Ashepoo, SC.  (Note:  Not confirmed.  This is possible though, since this would have been near the ports in and near Charleston SC where people traveled to do business – buy supplies, etc – and would have stayed at an Inn/Tavern while in town doing business).  https://www.fold3.com/image/266970938

1761 frame 155, Moses Goeings list of tiths 1 Goochland Co Va
frame 156, Aaron Goings list of tiths 1
frame 160, William Going 1
George Going 1
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/goochcolonial.htm

1763 Aug 19: George Gowin “of Granville County” received a deed to 604 acres from Henry McCulloh “of Great Britain” August 19, 1763, according to Granville County Deed Book G, page 181.

1764 July – George Gowen and Aaron Gowen appeared in court in July 1764 to prove a deed of trust given by his son, Aaron Gowen.  1764 July – Aaron Going gave a deed of trust to Thomas Underwood. It was proved in court by George Gowen. 

1770 June 5: George Gogings (Goging) petitions for 250 acres on Burk River on branch called Beaver Dam Branch, adj to James Williams. certified June 13, 1770. Granted Feb 22, 1771. Recorded April 6, 1771. Craven County, South Carolina.

1771 Goochland Co Va. http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/goochcolonial.htm
1771 List of William Mitchel
frame 197, John Holland Junr list: Will, Hager, Isbell, Joseph Tylor 5
frame 200, David Grantum List Merrear, Suck 3
George Going list 1

1777 Feb 29 – George Gowan deed in York Co SC.  Conveyance between George Gowan of the State of North Carolina on the one part, and John Foster of Ninety Six District and Province of South Carolina of the other part John Foster paid 200 pounds to George Gowan for a tract of land on the East side of Broad River near Lafferty’s Creek being patented to George Gowan by a patent bearing the date of the ninth day of November 1774.  Signed: Geo. Gowan. Witnesses: Jno Nuckols, Richard Nuckols.  Proved up April 8, 1779 by John Nuckols in York County, South Carolina. John Tagert J.P.  Conveyances, deeds and bills of sales, 1786-1950 Conveyances, etc., vol. A-D 1786-1797. p. 95-96 (p. 516-517 on FamilySearch) York Co, SC.
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89CR-7XD8?i=515&cat=297336

 

Gowen Manuscript Info:  

1744 June 10 – “George Going” paid tax on “one tithe” June 10, 1744, according to “Goochland County, Virginia Tithe Lists 1735-1749.” Goochland Co, Va
George Gowen, [Philip3, Christopher2, Mihil1] regarded as a son of Philip Gowen, was born about 1715, probably in New Kent County. He was married about 1736, wife’s name Sarah. “George Gowan and his wife Sarah Gowan,” were residents of New Kent County, Virginia September 3, 1738 when a son, “Aaron Gowan” was christened there in St. Peter’s Parish, according to International Genealogical Index, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
They removed to nearby Goochland County, Virginia about 1743. “George Going” paid tax on “one tithe” June 10, 1744, according to “Goochland County, Virginia Tithe Lists 1735-1749.” George Gowen appeared in court in July 1764 to prove a deed of trust given by his son, Aaron Gowen. “George Going” filed suit against William Chamberlayne in August 1752, according to “Goochland County, Virginia Court Orders, 1750-1757,” page 84 “Sarah Going” was a defendant in a case tried before Goochland County Court in July 1751, according to “Goochland County, Virginia Court Orders, 1757- 1761,” page 429.
Children born to George Gowen and Sarah Gowen include:

Aaron Gowen born July 31, 1738

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