1725-35 Thomas Going of Brunswick, Prince Edward, and Charlotte Counties Va.

Thomas Going b. btw 1725-35 m. Judith McDearmonroe, lived in Brunswick, Prince Edward, and Charlotte Counties, Virginia:

(1771 Thomas Gowing recd wife Judith McDearmonroe’s share of inheritance from John Clarke in Prince Edward Co, Va. Wife Judith McDearmonroe’s father is Michael McDearmonroe who d. 1765 in Prince Edward Co, Va.).

Parents: 

  • Unknown

Children: 

  • John Going b. abt 1772-1775 (could start having own children by 1795ish – so if shows up by 1816 or after, could be child of his)
  • James Going b. abt 1778-1779 (could start having own children by 1800ish – so if shows up by 1820 or after, could be child of his)
  • Sally Going b. abt 1780 m. James Brooke Feb 7, 1809 in Charlotte Co, Va
  • Betsy Going b. abt 1781 m. Thomas Rutledge July 1, 1809 in Charlotte Co, Va

Other possible children or grandchildren of Thomas Going that have not been confirmed yet include:

  • Catherine Going m George Mullin on May 9, 1820 in Charlotte Co, Va
    She shows up in tithe recs in 1811 & 1818 (unsure if daughter or daughter-in-law to a dec’d son)(shows on own tithe in 1811 in Charlotte, and in 1818 in Charlotte)
  • Polly Going m Thomas Eustace on July 21, 1821 in Charlotte Co, Va
  • James R Going m. Eliza Hankins on Dec 20, 1823 in Charlotte Co, Va
    (father-in-law Robert Hankins left land, 220 acres, in Pittsylvania Co, Va on Rock Fork of Sandy River)

Siblings: 

Unknown – The following are “possible” siblings of Thomas Going:

  • John Going b. btw 1719-1734 – who was bound out to Ralph Jackson along with Thomas Going on July 5, 1739 in Brunswick Co, Va
  • Drury Going b. btw 1720-1735 – who was bound out to Ralph Jackson along with Elsoner Going on Apr 3, 1740 in Brunswick Co, Va – mother named Mary
  • Elsoner Going b. btw 1720-1735 – who was bound out to Ralph Jackson along with Drury Going on Apr 3, 1740 in Brunswick Co, Va – mother named Mary
  • James Going b. bef. 1736 – living in Brunswick Co, Va with first court records in 1757
  • Thomas Gowen born about 1725-30 (In 1736 was bound to Ralph Jackson in Brunswick, Va).
  • Cave Gowen born about 1722-27 (In 1734 was bound to James Vaughan in Brunswick, Va).

FACTS and NOTES: 

BRUNSWICK & PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY, VIRGINIA RECORDS

See: Virginia – Brunswick County

Brunswick Co Va map

See: Virginia – Prince Edward County – 1700s to early 1800s

Prince Edward map

1752 – Halifax County added in Va, and Orange County in NC:

1752 Virginia Counties: 

1752 North Carolina: 

1739 July 5 ordered that John Going and Thomas Going be bound by the Church Wardens as the law directs to Ralph Jackson.  Brunswick Court Orders pg 254.  Brunswick County, Virginia.

1739 July 5 John and Thomas Going bound to Ralph Jackson in Brunswick Co Va

1740 April 3 ordered that Eleanar Going and Drury Going sons to Mary Gowing be bound as the law directs to Ralph Jackson untill they shall arive to the age of twenty one years. according to Order Book 1, page 302. Va. Court Order – Brunswick Co.

1740 April 3 Eleanar Going and Drury Going sons to Mary Gowing bound out to Ralph Jackson in Brunswick Co Va

1759 Nov Ct James House v Thomas Gowen plea of not guilty set for trial Order bk 7 p 426, Brunswick Co, Va
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1760 May 28 James House v Thomas Gowing continued to next ct, Order Bk 8 p 50, Brunswick Co, Va
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1760 June 23 Ct with Thomas Gowen v Nathaniel Harrison case continued for next ct to plea, Order bk 8 p. 75, Brunswick Co, Va.
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1760 June 23 Thomas Gowen v. Joseph King deft arrested for not appearing case cont for plea at next ct date, Order bk 8 p. 75, Brunswick Co, Va.
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1765 Jan 26 – 81-(133) Richard Rains of Brunswick Co to Gray Briggs of Dinwiddie Co. 26 Jan 1765. £105. A mortgage for 307 acres which sd Rains purchased from Thomas Gowen Richard Rains, Joseph Peebles, George Clayton, John Bailey, William Woodward, Lewelling Wmson, Joseph Wmson, Robert Gee Jr., Sd Briggs, Edward Adams, James Adams, Richard Atkins, Reuben Bennitt, Joseph Blayton, Bunell Claiborne, Francis Coleman, Samuel Coleman, Joshua Cook, Samuel Craft, Thomas Craft, William Duglas, Charles Edwards, H. Garrott, Robert Garrott, Henry Gee, Charles Golestone, Benjamin Harrison, Jr., John Hilton, Judith Jones, Tomas Jones, Solomon King, Richard Lanier, Richard Littlepage, William Lucas, Bernd. Major, Frizell McTier, James Proctor, Joseph Proctor, Robert Proctor, Moses Quarles, Richard Rains, Henry Rawlings, William Rawlings, Josiah Reams, John C. Robinson, Peter Simmons Jr, Thomas Steagall, John Tankersly, Roger Tillman, Littleberry White, David Wiggons, Joseph Williamson, John Wood, Gray Briggs. Proved 30 May 1765. N. Edwards DCC.  Brunswick Co, Va.

1765 Jan 26 – Richard Rains to Gray Briggs, bk 8, p 133-136
… land containing 307 acres … said Rains purchased of Joseph Peebles … also three negro slaves namely Lew, Hannah, and Lett …
Signed: Richard Rains
Wit: George Clayson, John Bailey, William Woodward, Swilling Williamson, Joseph Williamson, Robert Gee Jr.
May 30. I agree that Mr Gray Briggs may pay Joseph Williamson 35 pounds after paying himself,
Thomas Gowen 25 pounds
Roger Tillman 16 shillings
John Wood 5 pounds, 17 shillings, 4 and 1/2 pence
Frances Coleman 15 shillings
Thomas Steagall 15 shillings
Samuel Coleman 1 pound, 18 shillings, 2 pence
(Note: list continues on for the entire next page with many names)… (next page)
Richard Rains 25 pounds 2 shillings
… (several more names) …
Recd January 26th 1765 of Gray Briggs an assignment of the above bonds for which I promise to pay him 105 pounds on or before the 25th Dec 1766 – the said Briggs warrents that the respective sums of money are justly due by each man as above and I in consideration of the interest already due on the said bonds which is given up and the long time of payment given me for the said 105 pounds … agree to run the risque of collection and disclaim any remedy over against the said Briggs.
Signed: Richard Rains
Deed Bk 8 – Brunswick Co, Va
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4C-S99V-F?i=92&cat=281505

1765 May Adam Sims v Thomas Going, Jackson, and Howell for debt Order Bk 9 pgs 126, 127 Brunswick Co, Va
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1765 July Adam Sims v. Thomas Going, William Clack, Mark Jackson debt judgment for Pltf, Order bk 9, pg 335 Brunswick Co, Va.
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1765 Aug Ct William Clack v Thomas Gowen continued to next ct Order Bk 9, pg 432 Brunswick Co Va
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1765 Oct 30 William Clack Gent v. Thomas Gowen damages for plaintiff Order bk 10, pg 28, Brunswick Co Va
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1767 Sept 29 Harrison and Jones v Thomas Gowen and Thomas Jackson who removed from county, recd judgment Order bk 10, pg 483 to 484, Brunswick Co Va p1
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MOVE TO PRINCE EDWARD CO, VA:

Thomas Going was in Brunswick County, Virginia until 1767, and then shows up in Prince Edward County, Virginia in 1770. He is last seen in Prince Edward County in 1806 (his sons John and James in 1802 and 1803). They next show up in Charlotte County, Virginia in 1807.

1770 Sept Court – Gowing v. Womack bk 4, p 320
Thomas Gowing, pltf, agt. Alex Womack, dism by the pltf order …
Order book, v. 4, 1767-1770. Prince Edward County, Virginia
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4N-SVS1?i=731&cat=375513

1771 August 5 – Thomas Gowing fr John Clarke Deed bk 3, p 463. Prince Edward County, Virginia
Received August 5th 1771 of John Clarke my wifes (Fortune sp?), that the said John Clarke was in trust etc with as guardian to Judith McDearmonroe now wife of me. Jury Receive.
Signed: Thomas Gowing
Wit: John Leigh
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKV-KST1-H?i=740&cat=362164

See the following Last Will and Testament of Michael McDearmonroe naming his daughter Judith, and also with the witness to the will as John Clarke – who conveyed Judith’s interest in her father’s estate in the above 1771 transaction in Prince Edward Co, Va to her husband Thomas Gowing. 

1765 May 20 (proved up in court) 1765 Jan 30 (will written) IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN, I Michael McDearmondro of the Parish of St. Patrick county of Prince Edward being sick and weak in body but of sound in memory praised be God do make ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner following, Viz.
-Imprimis-First in order I bequeath my Soul into the hand of Almighty God my Maker and Redeemer hoping through the meritorious Death passion of Jesus Christ my Savior Redeemer, to receive free pardon of my sins and my body to be buried at the discretion of my Executors hereafter named.
-Imprimis-I order all my just debts to be paid by me Executors and for that purpose I desire that my home and tract of land wheron I now live may be sold as soon as convenient may be sold at public sale and the amount over that is over and above paying my debts to be equally divided between my wife Katharine, my daughter Judith & my two sons Brian & James only paying my son Dudley ten pounds.
-Item-I give and bequeath to my beloved Wife Katherine a feather bed furniture and best in my house and bedsted and after her decease to my daughter Judith.
-Item-I give and bequeath to my Son, James the next best bed in my house and furniture.
-Item-I give and bequeath to my Son, Brian the other bed and furniture & the remaining part of my household goods I desire to be equally divided between my wife and daughter Judith & two sons Brian & James my cattle I desire to be equally divided between my wife and Daughter & Brian & James I also desire that my bay Colt be sold at public sale my grinstone two wedges to my son James also I give bequeath to my son James a Jack plow & pole ax Sie grubing hoe & I give and bequeath to my Son Brian a plow hoe and ax grubing hoe and I desire ten barrels of corn to be sold for the maintenance of the family and the Stock, and I do hereby constitute appoint my good friends Richard Woodson, Richard Burks & Thomas Owen, Executors of this my Will declaring this to by my last Will Testament hereby revoking all former Will by me made preceeding this date.
Given under my hand seal this 30 day January 1765.
Signature: Michel McDearmondro
Signed Sealed as his last Will and Testament in presence of us
Wit: John Clarke, Alexander Womack, James Rultledge Junr
At a Court held for Prince Edward County the 20th day of May 1765:
This Last Will of Michael McDearmondro dec’d was presented in court by Thomas Owen, one of the executors therein named and proved by the witnesses & ordered to be recorded reserving liberty to the other Executors to take execution thereof if they think fit. John LeNeve Clk
(Note: Inventory follows, signed by Thomas Owen ex’r, and by Thomas Clark, James Rutledge, and James Hamlett. The Inventory was filed with the court on Aug 19, 1765.
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1773 Thomas Gowing paid one tithe in Prince Edward County, Virginia
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1780 May 10 – William Davison to Thomas Going, Deed bk 6, p 304. Prince Edward County, Virginia
… between William Davison of the County of Prince Edwards of the one part and Thomas Going of the same County afsd of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 30 pounds … sell unto the said Thomas Going … land lying in the County afsd on the Branches of Sandy River containing by estimation 50 acres … bounded … adjoining Richard Blanton’s line and Robert Donald’s line and the said William Davison and John Clarke line … part of a tract of land that the said William Davison bought of James Rutledge Sr …
Signed: William Davison
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKV-NSBY-5?i=165&cat=362164

1782 personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Going 1 poll, ., ., 1 horse, 6 cattle, ., ., 13, 6
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SK8-D?i=111&cat=693155

1783 Prince Edward County, Virginia 1783 Personal Property
Thomas Gowen – 1 poll over 21 yrs, 1 horse, 5 cattle …
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SKZ-S?i=127&cat=693155

1784 – personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
(No Goings in Tax List)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SK7-Y?i=150&cat=693155

1785 US Census Thomas Gowing was head of family with 7 “white souls” living in one dwelling in Prince Edward County, Virginia

1786 personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Gowing 1 white above 21, ., 1 slave above 16, 1 slave below 16, 2 tithables, 3 horses, 12 cattle
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SKS-R?i=187&cat=693155

1787A personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Gowin ., ., ., 2 horses, 4 cattle
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SK9-N?i=198&cat=693155

1788B personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Gowin 2 horses
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SVT-M?i=235&cat=693155

1789A personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Gowin 2 horses
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SVP-W?i=252&cat=693155

1790 – Thomas Going v. Richard Blanton, Chancery Court, Prince Edward County, Va….  abt Thomas Going became security for James Turner obligatory for 14.00 pounds. James Turner rented a plantation of Richard Blanton in 1790 James Turner abandoned the plantation some time in 1790 and Richard Blanton took the crop for payment. Thomas Going gave his testimony on November 18 1794.  Others giving testimony or mentioned in the case were: William Whitworth security to Richard Blanton, Susannah Turner wife of James Turner, John Clarke Junr who recd a mare from Susannah Turner, Mary Bowman gave testimony Aug 12, 1796, James Scott gave testimony on Aug 12, 1796, son Richard Blanton Jr gave testimony on August 12, 1796, William King gave testimony on August 12, 1796, John Rudd gave testimony May 18, 1795, William Whitworth gave testimony on August 12, 1796, son Joshua Blanton gave testimony on August 12, 1796, John L Tabb gave testimony on March 17, 1796, John Bowman gave testimony on March 17, 1796, William Whitworth signed an affidavit on May 18, 1795, William Singleton gave testimony on March 17, 1796, John Bowman Senr gave testimony March 17, 1796, Thomas Martin gave testimony noted Feb 16, 1796 by the court (unk when testimony given), Prince Edward County, Virginia.    http://www.lva.virginia.gov/chancery/

1790B personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Gowin 2 horses, 0.4.0 amount of tax, 1 tithe.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SVG-M?i=296&cat=693155

1791B personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Gowin 2 horses, 1 tithe.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SVF-Q?i=323&cat=693155

1792B personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Gowin 1 white tithe, 1 horse, 0.2.0 tax.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SV6-R?i=349&cat=693155

1792 March 31 personal tax list showed Thomas Gowin with one white tythe, one horse, for a total of 2 tax in Prince Edward County, Virginia

1793A personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Gowin 2 white tithes, 1 horse, 2.0 tax.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SV8-T?i=359&cat=693155

1793 November 25 – Thomas Going to William Singleton, Deed bk 10, p 67. Prince Edward County, Virginia
… Thomas Going of Prince Edward County of the one part and William Singleton of the same County of the other part … Thomas Going hath bargained and sold unto the said William Singleton one certain tract or parcel of land containing by estimation 40 acres … in the County of Prince Edward on the Waters of Sandy River and bounded … adjoining Col. John Clarke, John Reid, and James Scott lines … land is made over to the said William Singleton for the consideration of his being security or bail for the said Thomas Going in two suit for which the said Thomas Going discharges so that the said Singleton is put to no trouble nor cost then this indenture is void … (if Thomas Going fails to pay, then William Singleton to sell land to pay) …
Signed: Thomas Going
Wit: John Richards, John Bennett, Richard Royall.
Proved up on Feb 17, 1794.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKV-KGCN?i=229&cat=362164

1794B personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Gowen 2 white tithes, 1 horse, 0.2 tax.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SV4-K?i=395&cat=693155

1794 Sept 15 – Thomas Going to Dudley McDearmondro, Deed bk 10, p 185. Prince Edward County, Virginia
… between Thomas Going of the County of Prince Edward of the one part and Dudley McDearmonroe of the same County of the other part … Thomas Going for and in consideration of … 133 dollars and 36 cents … sold unto the said Dudley McDearmonroe …. land containing … 40 acres … bounded by the lands John Rudd, James Scott and Col John Clarke … lying and being in the County of Prince Edward …
Signed: Thomas Going
Wit: William Singleton, Sarah head Lou Singleton, John Going
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKV-KGWD?i=288&cat=362164

1795A personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Gowen 2 white tithes, 1 horse, 0.2 tax.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SV4-C?i=405&cat=693155

1796B personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Gowen 3 white tithes.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SV9-9?i=458&cat=693155

1797A personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Gowen 3 white tithes, 1 horse, 2.0 tax.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SVM-J?i=469&cat=693155

1797 May 15 – Thomas Gowing & Dudley McDearmondro to James Scott, Deed bk 11, p 135. Prince Edward County, Va
… between Thomas Going and Dudley McDearmondro of Prince Edward County of the one part and James Scott of the same County of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 30 pounds … sell and deliver unto the said James Scott … land situate lying and being in the County afsd … on the waters of Sandy River containing 40 acres … bounded … at John Rudd’s corner in said Scott’s line near Clarke’s old road …
Signed: Thomas Goin, Dudly McDearmondro
Wit: George Rudd, Joseph Rutledge, Sally McDearmann, Paul M Cunningham, Littleberry Clarke, Thomas Scott, John Rudd
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKV-KLX7?i=600&cat=362164

1798B personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Gowen 2 white tithes, 1 horse
John Gowen 1 white tithe    
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SJR-Q?i=508&cat=693155

1798 Dec 22- In case of Fuqua v. Walker, Chancery Court, Prince Edward County, Va …  John Goine is mentioned in George Walker’s will. George Walker devises 3 tracts of land to his 3 sons David, Benjamin, and Jacob. The 3 tracts of land he describes are 1) of 1000 acres on the NW side of the River Ohio which I bought of David Walker as heir of Jacob Walker, 2) one of four hundred and seventy four acres (474 acres) on little Barron River in the name of John Scott, 3) and one other tract of one hundred and fifty acres on the south fork of Beaver Creek being the ballance of a tract I sold to John Goine also in the name of John Scott. It is my devise that my property in Virginia should be sold to the best advantage and 300 pounds of the sale should be left in the hands of my son William for the support of my daughter Nancy. The mother of William, David, Benjamin, and Jacob is Priscilla. Jacob is the youngest son, still a minor at the time of the writing of the will . . . I do appoint my son William Walker and George Walker executors . . . found in Chancery Court case Archibald Fuqua v Exrs of George Walker, filed in 1807 in Prince Edward County, Virginia. http://www.lva.virginia.gov/chancery/

1799A personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Gowen 2 white tithes, 1 horse
John Gowen 1 white tithe
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SJ5-3?i=520&cat=693155

1800A personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
John Gowen 1 white tithe, 1 black tithe.
Thomas Gowen 1 white tithe, 1 horse
James Gowen 1 white tithe.  
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SJ2-B?i=547&cat=693155

1801 John Going on a bond mentioned in a lawsuit. John Going is mentioned in a lawsuit filed by the Exr of Richard Blanton vs Richard Blanton Jr. Those mentioned in case are Joshua Blanton, Richd Blanton decd, Richd Blanton Jr, estate of John Blanton was due 19.10 pounds from Richard Blantons estate, John Davidson applied for sum of $30 from Richd Blanton and deposited sum with Richd Blanton Junr a bond due from John Going to the compt for 30 pounds. Deft collected from the said John Going. Elisha Betts gave affid testimony May 17, 1805, John Davison gave affid testimony that “last Oct it was three years that he was present when Richd Blanton lent Joshua Blanton 30 dollars at which time Joshual Blanton gave a bond of one hundred dollars which he had on John Going up to Richd Blanton as security for the lone of the thirty dollars . . . also mentions Jack Clark was dead, affid taken at Thos and Howson Clark’s store. May 17, 1805. John Gowin gave affid testimony that some time in 1803 Ricd Blanton told him that he had traded “for my bond from Joshua Blanton” . . . testimony was given on June 15, 1805 in Thos and Howson Clark’s store in Prince Edward Co, Va, Peter Rutledge gave affid testimony on May 18, 1805, James Blanton gave affid testimony on May 18, 1805, Johnston Young gave affid testimony on Aug 19, 1805, Emanuel Leigh gave affid testimony on May 17, 1805, John Hudson Junr gave affid testimony on May 18, 1805, Prince Edward County, Virginia. http://www.lva.virginia.gov/chancery/

1801B personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
John Gowen 1 white tithe, 1 black tithe, 2 horses
Thomas Gowen 1 white tithe
James Gowen 1 white tithe
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1801 April 17 – Thomas Going & Dudley McDearmondro to James Scott – order to obtain wifes’ acknowledgement of deed, Deed bk 14, p 125. Prince Edward County, Va
… whereas Thomas Going & Dudley McDearmanro by their certain indenture of bargain and sale bearing date the 15th day of May 1797 have sold and conveyed unto James Scott the fee simple Estate of and in 40 acres of land … and whereas Judith the wife of Thomas Going & ____ the wife of said Dudley McDearmonro cannot conveniently travel to our said county court to make acknowledgment of the said conveyance. … we do give unto you, or any two or more of you, power to receive the acknowledgement which the said Judith & _____ shall be willing to make …. and examine them privily and apart from the said Thomas Going and Dudley McDearmonro their husbands ….. this writ witness Francis Watkins, Clerk of our said Court the 17th day of April 1801 in the 25th year of the Commonwealth

… the said Judith Going and examined her prively and apart from her husband Thomas Going and the said Judith Going did freely and voluntarily relinquish her right of dower in the said land … this 31 day of July 1806 …
Signed: William Wooton, Thomas Scott.
Return filed on July 20, 1807.
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1802B personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
James Gowen 1 white tithe, 1 horse
Thomas Gowen 1 white tithe
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SJZ-4?i=609&cat=693155

1803B personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
John Gowing 1 white tithe, 2 black tithes, 1 horse
Thomas Gowing Senr 1 white tithe, 1 horse
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SJ4-X?i=630&cat=693155

1804B personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Gowing 1 white tithe, 1 horse
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SJQ-C?i=652&cat=693155

1805 personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
(No Goings names in lists)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1S2W-C?i=676&cat=693155

1805 Jan 2 John Going and Blanks Rutledge file suit against Joseph Farley regarding payments made to John Going for the hire of a negro man named Ned which John Going paid on January 2, 1805. Suit filed August 21, 1811 in Prince Edward County, Virginia.  http://www.lva.virginia.gov/chancery/

1806B personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Gowen 1 white tithe, 1 horse
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1S2S-8?i=711&cat=693155

1807 and 1809 personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
(No Goin type names seen).
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1S29-7?i=723&cat=693155

CHARLOTTE CO, VA:

1807A personal property tax in Charlotte Co, Va
Thomas Going 1, ., ., 1, ., ., ., ., ., 12 (image 7)
John Going 1, (image 7)
James Going 1, (image 7)
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1808 Aug 8: Pg 296 COURT ORDERS – CHARLOTTE COUNTY, VA. BOOK SIXTEEN 1807 – 1809
John Going, Plaintiff vs Archibald Chockolate, Defendant – Trespass, Assault & Battery
Thomas Hendrick, being summons to appear as a witness for John Going in this suit, being solemnly called, came not, therefor on the motion of the sd John Going by his atty, … that he be fined $16 to the use of the sd John Going, unless sufficient cause for his inability to attend be shown at the next court.
http://www.vagenweb.org/charlotte/ob16.htm

1809A personal property tax in Charlotte Co, Va
John Going 1, (image 7)
Thomas Going 1, ., ., 1, ., ., ., ., ., 12 (image 7)
James Going 1, (image 7)
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1809 Feb – Polly Going was married to James Brooke February, 1809, according to “Charlotte County, Virginia Marriages, 1765-1850.”

1809 Feb 7 – Sally Going was married to Thomas Entall February 7, 1809, according to “Charlotte County, Virginia Marriages, 1765-1850.” Another report states that Sally Going was married to James Brooke on that date.

1809 Feb 19 – Sally Going, the daughter of Thomas Going, was married to James Brooke February 19, 1809 by Rev. William Fears, according to “Marriages of Charlotte County, Virginia, 1764-1815” by Katherine Knorr. John Going was surety.

1809 May 2: Pg 257 COURT ORDERS – CHARLOTTE COUNTY, VA. BOOK SIXTEEN 1807 – 1809
Little John McCargo, Exor of James Callicott; Plaintiff vs Thos Hatchett: Defendant – case
This day came the parties by their attys and came a jury: towit Sam’l J. Bailey, Edmund Jameson, Richard Roberson, John Going, Peter Stern, John D. Richardson. Wm G Foster, Thomas Cook, John Page, Reps Osborne, Claiborne Clemons and William Burns …. do say the defendant did assume in manner & Form as the plaintiff hath declared and that he hath sustained damages by occasion of the non performance thereof to £ 25 besides his costs therefore, it is considered by the court that the plaintiff recover against the defendant his damages aforesaid together with int at @6% per anum from 25 Dec 1807 & until payment and his costs in this behalf expended. atty 2.50 Clk 4.04 Shf .63 tax .50 fifa 6 May 1809
http://www.vagenweb.org/charlotte/ob16.htm

1809 July 1 – Betsy Going was married July 1, 1809 to Thomas Rutledge, according to “Charlotte County, Virginia Marriages, 1765-1850.”

1809 July 2 – Betsy Going, daughter of Thomas Going, was married to Thomas Rutledge July 2, 1809 in Charlotte County, according to “Marriages of Charlotte County, Virginia, 1764-1815.”  “Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XRCT-PBC : 11 February 2018), Thomas Rutledge and Betsey Going, 02 Jul 1809; citing Charlotte, Virginia, reference R1 p38; FHL microfilm 30,815.

1810 US Census:
Name: Thomas Going
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Charlotte, Virginia
Free White Persons – Males – Under 10: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 45 and over: 1  (b. bef. 1766)
Free White Persons – Females – 16 thru 25: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 45 and over : 1
Number of Household Members Under 16: 1
Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
Number of Household Members: 5
Year: 1810; Census Place: Charlotte, Virginia; Roll: 68; Page: 50; Image: 00100; Family History Library Film: 0181428
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1810 US Census:
Name: John Going
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Charlotte, Virginia
Free White Persons – Males – Under 10: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 10 thru 15: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 26 thru 44 : 1
Free White Persons – Females – 26 thru 44: 1
Numbers of Slaves: 1
Number of Household Members Under 16: 2
Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
Number of Household Members: 5
Year: 1810; Census Place: Charlotte, Virginia; Roll: 68; Page: 65; Image: 00130; Family History Library Film: 0181428
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1810 US Census:
Name: James Going
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Charlotte, Virginia
Free White Persons – Males – 26 thru 44 : 1
Number of Household Members Over 25: 1
Number of Household Members: 1
Year: 1810; Census Place: Charlotte, Virginia; Roll: 68; Page: 49; Image: 00099; Family History Library Film: 0181428
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1810A personal property tax in Charlotte Co, Va
John Going 1, ., ., ., ., ., ., ., ., . (image 8)
Thomas Going 1, ., ., 1, ., ., ., ., ., 12 (image 8)
James Going 1, ., ., 1, ., ., ., ., ., 12 (image 8)
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1811A personal property tax in Charlotte Co, Va
John Going 1, ., ., 1, ., ., ., ., ., 12 (image 7)
James Going 1, (image 7)
Thomas Going 1, (image 7)
Caty Goings ., ., ., 1, ., ., ., ., ., 12 (image 7)
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1812A personal property tax in Charlotte Co, Va
John Going 1, ., ., 1, ., ., ., ., 3, 36
Thomas Going 1,
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1813A personal property tax in Charlotte Co, Va
John Going 1, ., ., ., 1, …. 16 (image 10)
Thomas Going 1 (image 10)  http://www.binnsgenealogy.com

(1813 is the last year Thomas Going  is seen in Charlotte Co, Va. His son John continues in records there until at least 1823 in tithe records)

1814 Personal property tax lists, 1814-1827. Charlotte Co, Va
John Going – 1 tithe
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1815 Personal property tax lists, 1814-1827. Charlotte Co, Va
John Going – 1 tithe, 1 horse
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ2-MRFK?i=71&cat=775843

1816 Personal property tax lists, 1814-1827. Charlotte Co, Va
John Going – 1 tithe
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ2-MRDT?i=144&cat=775843

1817 Personal property tax lists, 1814-1827. Charlotte Co, Va
John Going – 1 tithe, 1 horse
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ2-MRZQ?i=205&cat=775843

1818 Personal property tax lists, 1814-1827. Charlotte Co, Va
John Going – 1 tithe
Catherine Going – 1 horse
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1818 – Plaintiff’s Petition (images 3-6) … Thomas Watkins v John Going, Benjamin Childrys and Abraham Childrys ….
(Summary: Thomas Watkins agreed to pay John Going $100 for work done to build on a room at his home … he had already paid Childrys some money – who was working on room as well – and he wanted to apply that money towards the $100 owed Going).
…Court of Charlotte… your orator Thomas Watkins that a certain Benjamin Childry and Abraham Childreis had agreed that Benjamin Childreys would put with Abraham a negro man carpenter his tools and they would carry on the carpenter trade in partnership. After the agreement so made … 1816 … the said Benjamin in behlf of said firm agreed to worke on the house of your orator in a few days thereafter the said Abraham and negro man unnamed working and …. about … put of timber and rounded and builtbetween four and five … when your orators family was taken sicke with a fever and the carpenters left his house and discontinued their worke and on their failing to return as soon as your orator expected them he employed a certain John Going to go on with the worke. Going … put the … together of a room to the house of 18 by 16 feet square and got two corner posts and with the … of your orators land had …. two plates and then went away. Childry the negro and Going returned in a few days when it was agreed between Abraham Childry (who acted the behalf of himself and Benjamin Childrey) and the said John Going that they would all worke together in partnership and that Going should have one fourth and the Childreys should of they monehy they should make of which your orator was informed … and he agreed and consented to it They then went on to complete the house continue after the worke was done Going brought a bill of the worke exceeding the worke done by the Childreys before Going commenced as above stated this bill amounted to more than $100 but said he would take $100 and be … which sum your orator agreed to pay rathern than have further trouble it being well understood between your orator and Going that Going was claiming the money in behalf of the partnership and your orator promising to pay th efirm aforesaid but this conversation took place in the presents of a Mr Lindsey and Thomas Clark …. a few days thereafter Benjamin Childry came to the house of your orator where your orator told him what he had done with Going. Benjamin Childry told your orator not to pay Going more than one fourth of the worke and said he would not abide by the settlement so made with Going some time thereafter Going brought suit against your orator for the amount of $100 in his own name and while the suit was depending in this court Childry in behalf of the firm agreed to submit the bill of the worke to Adam Calhoun and Edward Lee and their … the value of the worke refusing expressly to abide by the settlement made by Going and your orator…. said Childry made the said arbitrators who chose Richard not another carpenter who examined the bill provided by the said Benjamin Childry and after hearing both parties they decided that your orator must pay per the work $80.28 and 1/2 which willl more fully appear by reference to the bill herewith filed signed by them…. (continues on for 3 more pages – basically wants court to decide who he should pay)…
1818 July 6th … (Images 8 and 9) … ANSWER of Benjamin Childreys and John Going …. no money has been paid them on account of the claim upon which Going got judgmt for $100 and costs … except the $52.50 … the respondent Childry sais that he permitted Abraham Childry to work with his carpenter and allowed him bring his nephew, to later what he earned and these respondents say that they did the work or the most of it for Watkins …. Going was to work himself and work B Childrys hands including Abraham Childrey and after the work should be completed Going was to settle with Watkins and then pay him Benj Childry what his said hands should earn. And the respondent Going says there was no partnership between him and Abraham Childry … the respondent Going says he has never promised the said Watkins to allow him the credits on the bill spoken of. And having fully answerd they pray to be dismissed with their costs.
1822 Jan 23 – Affidavit of William White (image 10) … of lawful age … at the tavern of John Key on the 23d day of January 1822 …
… Thomas Watkins and Abraham Childry entered into a partnership in a waggon and the said Childry drove one trip the said Childry put in one horse and was to draw one third of the profits.
Question by Going. Did you consider Childry a partner of mine at that time in work on Watkins house?
Answer: I did not, but I did not know but he was … and further this affiant saith not. Signed: Wm White.
1817 Oct 31 – (image 12) … Affidavit of Salley Lester taken at the house of Thomas Watkins …
… affiant states a few days after Sept Charlotte Court last Mr Thos Watkins, Mr Benj Childrea and Mr John Going was at our house and a conversation took place between Mr Watkins and Mr Bn Childrea relative to an execution against said Watkins in favor of Going. Mr Watkins asked Mr Childrea if it was not hard for him to pay money twice, stating that had paid Abraham Childrea $50 which money was paid for building a room to sd Watkins House, Watkins also asked Mr. Ben Childrea if he had not paid him $15 also Mr Childrea answered he had. Mr Watkins then requested Mr Going to Credit the execution for the above amounts and he would pay said Going his part, and further asked Going why he wished to receive more than his own part. Mr Going said he did not wish to receive more than his part, but Mr Bn Childrea observed to Mr Going to receive the full amount and they would settle between themselves and further this deponant sayeth not…Given under my hand this 31 Oct 1817…
1817 Oct 31 – (image 14 and 15) … Affidavit of William Codey … at the house of Thomas Watkins …
… affiant states that some time in February 1816 he saw Mr Abraham Childrea together with Mr Benjamin Chilras man John at Mr Thos Watkins having timbers and rounding shingles. They said to build a room to said Watkins … house, they hauled about 600 feet of timber. Mr Watkins family were taken sick and Childrea and his hands quit and went away about the middle of March following. I was employed by sd Watkins as an overseer wher I have continued untill this time. Some time in the summer of the same year, Mr Going came to Watkins and went to work on the house or room the sd Childrea left. I asked Going if he had undertaken to finish the room for Watkins. He answerd he had not. As he could not carry it on by himself. That Watkins was to pay him for what work he done to sd house or room. Mr Going went on then to frame the sills and mortar them also went into the woods and got 2 corner posts. Mr Watkins then got Mr Wm WHite to assist Going to saw 2 plates. Mr Going then quit work at Watkins and went away . The Monday following Childrea and his carpenters came to Watkins and went to work on said house or room the Friday following Going came bacn and in my presence did agree to work with the sd Childrea for an fourth part made while working on Watkins house or roo, and it was agreed to by the parties that should either of them loose a day, they should pay at the rate of 6/ per day while working on the room as above. Mr Abraham Childrea made one trip together with my self to Richmond with sd Watkins waggon. After he returned he continued working on said room untill it was completed. The time lost by Childrea while working on sd room was 15 days, the time lost by Going is not reflected by me upon the rooom, him completed.. Going presented to Watkins a bill for upwards of $100 Watkins refused to pay sd bill. I afterwards understood from Watkins that he had settled the bill with Going at $100 some short time after this. Benjamin Childrea and he told me that he had forwarned Watkins from settling with Going as relates to the house or room. Some time after the room above stated was completed Mr Watkins presented Mr Abraham Childrea his act, the amt of which was $50. Mr. Childrea acknowledged the act and agreed that that act should be taken out of the price of the house or room as above and further this deponant sayeth not… Given under my hand this 31st Oct 1817.
1820 Aug 5 (images 16 and 17)… Affidavit of Abraham Childrey …
… affiant says that Benjamin Childrey himself undertook to put an additionaly building to Thomas Watkins dwelling house and that they were to go help in said work upon Abraham Childreys furnishing the hand himself which hand himself was to go against Benjamin Childrys, John and his tools, which hand he hired from John Gillardson and furnished and afterwards this affiant sayd he hired John Going to assist in doint said work and agreed to give him one fourth part of said work.
Wuestion by Thomas Watkins in settlement made between John Going and myself did not Benjamin Childrey object to said settlement and say that he was the undertaker and that he would make the settlement himself.
Answer: He did say so.
Question by the same did not Benjamin Childrey yourself …. agree to leave the work to arbitration and closed the …
Answer: we did and closed(sp?), Edwd Lee, Adam Calhoun and Richard Rush and we all agreed to their award.
Question. By the same do you know of my paying Benjamin Childry $15 on account of said work?
Answer: I did not see the money said but Benjamin Childrey told me it was paid.
Question: did I not pay you $50 on account of said work.
Answer: Yes you did.
Question by John Going: Have you not answered Thomas Watkins bill … taken it out of court…
Answer: I did, and my reason for doint it was because I found it was not correct.
Question: While we were going on with Thomas Watkins work did you not undertake to drive sd Watkins waggon to furnish one horse forone third part and drive one trip.
Answer: I did.
Question: did you not agree to drive Thomas Watkins waggon from that time until the end of that year.
Answer: I was to drive as long as I could get any work.
Question: Was it for want of work that you quit driving the waggon
Answer: There was no work to be got.
Question: did you go out to see if you could get any work for the waggon.
Answer: I did not.
Question: did not Thomas Watkins tell you that the horse you had was too small for the waggon and that you and Thomas Watkins did swap the said horse with Henry Crenshaw and gave $30 to boot.
Answer: Yes.
Question by Thomas Watkins: did your hand continue the work while you drove one trip with my waggon.
Answer: Yes
Question: did you not continue to work on the house after you returned with the waggon one trip untill the house was finished.
Answer: I did.
Question: When you hired John Going did not said Going and yourself agree to pay one dollar per day for each day either should loose.
Answer: Yes.
Signed: Abraham Childrey. Sworn to this 5th day Aug 1820.
1817 Oct 31 (images 19 and 20) – Affid of George Lester …
… house of Thomas Watkins….
… affiant states that some time in the year 1816 Abraham Childrea together with Benjamin Childreas man John did undertake to build a room to Thos Watkins dweling house …
(description much the same as other affids)…
… arbitrator referee gave Going judgment of $100 …
… I came up and found they were chating upon the subject of the jdgment given Going by the Arbitrators. Mr Watkins did observe to Going that … Going would …. judgment for the amount he Watkins had paid the Childreas, he would be at no further trouble, but would pay Going his part and settle the judgment. Otherwise Watkins said he would file abill agaisnt the judgment. Going answered he only wanted his part and that he said he would have it. And Going told Watkins … if he woudl not file a bill but pay him his part he might settle as he pleased with the Childreas, my understanded then was it was to be settled in that way…. this 31st Oct 1817…
1821 Aug 6 (Images 22 and 23)- the Deposition of Abraham Childrey….
… (similar description as others)…
1819 Aug 28 (image 25) … Affidavit of George Lester …
…Question by John Going: Did you hear Thomas Watkins say that John Going should not leave his land untill he had drawn his bill and settled with him?
Answer: I did.
Sworn to this 28th August 1819.
1819 Aug 28 (image 27) … Affidavit of James Clark
… This affiant states that he was several times at Thomas Watkins’ while John Going was at work on said Watkins’ house, and saw no person at work with him untill the day he finished the room, when Thomas Rutledge was assisting him… This affiant also states that he heard Thomas Watkins say that he did not intend that Going should go away untill he had drawn and settled his bill but at the instance of Col. Read who promised in a few days to assist in drawing the bill he consented they should go and do some work for said Read …
1819 Aug 28 (image 29) … Affidavit of Coleman A Vaughan …
… affiant states that he in August 1816 being the 2d Saturday in the month on that day, I saw Abraham Childry at Mr John Keys and he told us that he had quit his uncle Benjamin and that the partnership between them had desolved and that he had agreed with Thomas Watkins to drive his waggon and by putting one horse in the team he was to receive one third of what the waggon made ….
Question by John Going: Did you hear Thomas Watkins say that he had lent Abraham Childry 30 dollars to pay the differnece in a horse swap to get a larger hore to put in the waggon. Answer: I did.
1819 Aug 28 (image 31 and 32) … Affidavit of Brooks Baker ….
… affiant states that some time past … in the year 1816 … while at his mill Thos Watkins came over to sd mill, Watkins mentioned to me that he had employed Childry and his gang to get some timbers and some plank for the purpose of putting an additional room to the house in which he the said Watkins lived. That Childry had disappointed him and that his circumstances compeled him to come over and purchase the timbers and plank of me. He stated he had employed John Going to put up the sd room he further stated that though Childry had dissappointed him by not continuing to work with him he said Going had employed Childry. I then asked him how the work would be settled as Going had done part already, his answer was that he had employed Going alone to do the work and was accountable to Going alone. On the same day Going came over to my mill to get the planks and timbers thus purchased, that he Going then and there mentioned also to me that he alone was employed by Mr Watkins to do the work and that he himself had employed Childry and his workmen to assist… Some time after Watkins and myself were together Watkins observed to me during our conversation that a dispute had arisen between Going and himself respecting a settlement but he believed it was done away as he had offered Going $100 as satisfactionfor work done, and that Going had agreed to take it ….
1818 Aug 8 – … affidavit of Sundry persons taken at the house of John Key …
George Dabbs affiant … (image 33) …
John Key affiant … (image 34)…
Young Stokes affiant… (image 34)…
Edwin Land affiant … (image 34)…
Mrs Sally Brooks affiant … (image 35 and 36)…
1818 Aug 29 (image 38 and 39) … Barrett Lester affiant …
1817 Nov 3 (image 41) … Richard Alderron affiant …
1816 Nov (image 42) … exhibit – receipt for $15 paid … $50 paid … by Benj Childry…
1817 Oct 6 … (Image 52) … bond of Thomas Watkins and William B watkins … $230 … bond to John Going … for bill/case re judgment… Charlotte Co, Va – Chancery Court Records
http://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/chancery/

1819 Personal property tax lists, 1814-1827. Charlotte Co, Va
John Going – 1 tithe, 1 horse
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ2-MR7G?i=333&cat=775843

1820 Personal property tax lists, 1814-1827. Charlotte Co, Va
John Going – 1 tithe, 1 horse
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ2-MTX5?i=400&cat=775843

1820 US Census:
Name: Judy Going
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Charlotte, Virginia
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free White Persons – Males – 10 thru 15: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 16 thru 25: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 45 and over : 1
Number of Persons – Engaged in Manufactures: 2
Free White Persons – Under 16: 1
Free White Persons – Over 25: 1
Total Free White Persons: 3
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 3
1820 U S Census; Census Place: Charlotte, Virginia; Page: 13; NARA Roll: M33_136; Image: 25
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1820 US Census:
Name: John Going (there is a “C:” next to his name, unsure what this stands for. Maybe a middle initial, but with the colon next to the “C:” it looks like it may indicate something, rather than a middle initial)
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Charlotte, Virginia
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free White Persons – Males – 16 thru 25: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 45 and over: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 26 thru 44: 1
Number of Persons – Engaged in Manufactures: 2
Free White Persons – Over 25: 2
Total Free White Persons: 3
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 3
1820 U S Census; Census Place: Charlotte, Virginia; Page: 13; NARA Roll: M33_136; Image: 25
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1820 May 9 – George Mullin married Catherine Going in Charlotte Co, Va.
“Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XRCT-T8F : 11 February 2018), George Mullin and Catherine Going, 09 May 1820; citing Charlotte, Virginia, reference R1 p47; FHL microfilm 30,815.

1821 Personal property tax lists, 1814-1827. Charlotte Co, Va
John Going – 1 tithe
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1821 July 21 – Thomas Eustace was married to Polley Going in Charlotte Co, Va.
“Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XRCT-TMK : 11 February 2018), Thomas Eustace and Polley Going, 21 Jul 1821; citing Charlotte, Virginia, reference R1 p47; FHL microfilm 30,815.

1822 Personal property tax lists, 1814-1827. Charlotte Co, Va
John Going – 2 tithes, 1 slave over 12, 2 horses
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1823 Personal property tax lists, 1814-1827. Charlotte Co, Va
John Going – 2 tithes, 1 horse
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1823 Dec 20 – James R. Going was married December 20, 1823 to Eliza Hankins, according to “Charlotte County, Virginia Marriages, 1765-1850.” Of James R. Going and Eliza Hankins Going nothing more is known.

1823 Jan 22 – (Image 14)… Depo of John Going re use of negro girl in Dabbs v Dabbs case… no genealogy data … Charlotte Co, Va – Chancery Court Records
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1824 Personal property tax lists, 1814-1827. Charlotte Co, Va
(No Goings on Lists)
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1825 Personal property tax lists, 1814-1827. Charlotte Co, Va
(No Goings on List)
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1826 Personal property tax lists, 1814-1827. Charlotte Co, Va
(No Goings on List)
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1826 Nov 8 – Going v Hankins … (image 4 style of case)…
… Petition (images 2 and 3)… your orator and oratrix James Going and Elizabeth his wife, formerly Elizabeth Hankins … some time in the year 1813 Robert Hankins the father of your oratrix departed this life having previously made his Last Will and Testament which was after his death recorded in this court upon the proof of two subscribing witnesses and now remains in full force and John Foster qualified as the exr and now has the possession of his whole estate which … of sundry lands and personal estate of all kinds and one small tract of land in the County of Charlotte and 1500 or 2000 acres in the Counties of Pitsylvania and Franklin County … that the said Robert Hankins after making provision for his widow and support of hi children during th life as widowhood of his wife directs his estate to be equally divided between his children allotting to each their share as they become of age or marry. The widow of the said Robert is now decd and she having enjoyed during her life the estate and furnishing the children with a support the children of said Robert Hankins are your Oratrix Elizabeth who has lately intermarried with our orator James Going and John D Hankins, Robert Hankins and Mary B Hankins, the said John D, Robert and Mary B are infants and John Foster has been appointed the guardian of your oratrix and of all the children aforesaid. Your orator and oratrix therefore pray that a copy of the will of Robert Hankins be read as a part of this bill… (prays for division of estate among chidren)…
1830 May 4 – accounting of the Estate of Robert Hankins, decd … (images 5, 6, and 7).
1828 Oct 8 – (images 10 and 11) … Division of Estate …
… $525 as 1/4 value of slaves to James Going and Elizabeth his wife …
… pursuant to an amendment of siad decree bearing date Jan 1, 1827, the said Commisioner did on the 6th day of Oct 1828 proceed to assign to the legatees of Robert Hankins decd the lands in the bill mentioned… in the following manner to wit.
To James Going and wife 220 acres in Pittsylvania County on the Rock Fork of Sandy River designated by Platt No 3 herewith filed
1813 Jan 26 (images 15-16) – Robert Hankins’ Last Will and Testament… names “my loving wife”… “her brother John Foster”… “my children” …. “my son Robert”… “my loving wife and her brother John Foster executrix and exor”…
… Signed: Robert Hankins.
Wits: George Dabbs, Samuel Dodson, Francis Shackston, John Foster, Peggy Foster…
Filed in Court on Sept 6, 1813 ….
1828 Apr 12 (image 18) – Estate of Robert Hankins decd …. survey for 960 acres in Henry County on waters of Sandy River … at Johnson corner… Thomas and Devins line…. crossing county line … crossing the Glady Fork of Sd Sandy River … Allands line … side of a hill called Glady Fork Mountain … Edwards lines … near Tunstalls old road …
1828 Nov 25 (image 20) – Estate of Robert Hankins decd ….survey for 77 acres … at Wm B Watkins corner near Fosters Road …. in John L Richardsons line … Daniel Hankins line …
1828 Apr 13 (image 22) – Estate of Robert Hankins decd ….survey for 513 acres … in Henry County on Waters of Turkycock and Leatherwood beginning at Lyles .. with his line … with Dickerson former lines …
1828 Apr 12 (image 24) – Estate of Robert Hankins decd …. survey for 290 acres of land in Henry County on the waters of Sandy River and Leatherwood … in Edwards’ line … near Tunstalls old road … Hairfields line … Yaringtons old order lines … Johnsons former line … this tract is on the Lynchburg Road …
1828 Apr 8 (image 26) – Estate of Robert Hankins decd …. survey for 220 acres in Pittsylvania County on the Rockfork of Sandy River … Robertsons line … Pettys line …
1828 Apr 3 (image 28) – Estate of Robert Hankins decd …. survey for 294 acres in Henry County on the Walnut Bottom Branch of Turkycock Creek …. in Twittys old line … crossing Walnut Bottom Branch … Daniel Hankins decd patent lines … crossing 2 branches … in William Hankins decd line … Charlotte Co, Va – Chancery Court Records
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1827 Personal property tax lists, 1814-1827. Charlotte Co, Va
(No Goings on List)
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1834 Sept 17 – Cobbs v Cobbs case …
(Images 59-60) … Deposition of John Goaing taken at house of James R Goaing … in County of Halifax … in suits of Edmund Morgan against Richard Lipscomb and others and Seane Loryan and Mary his wife formerly Mary Cobbs against the said Richard Lipscomb and others … in the County Court of Charlotte on the Chancery side thereof …
…. deposeth that … some time in the year before the decease of Mr Samuel Cobbs he the deponent was at the house of said Samuel Cobbs decd at preaching and that during his stay there in the course of the day it came on to rain and continued some time so that he the deponent began to apprehend that he should not be able to get home on account of the rain and that Mrs Cobbs the wife of the said Samuel Cobbs now decd told him to be contented to stay … plenty of bed-room … all the company then present … as many as 12 good beds .. that he believed that he had considerable of money in hand before and at his death …
(Note:  reviewed thru image 80 of 236 images… need to review 81-236 to see if any other Going depos)…
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