1705 to 1715 William Gowan m. Anna Statia Sullivan in Goochland Co, Va

William Going b. 1705-15 m. Anna Statia Sullivan. Goochland Co, Virginia

(Link to page on various William “Going’s” and other variations of last name.  See this page to compare this William Goyens to other William Going variations that were in the VA, NC, or SC areas in the 1700s.  List is not complete, but I’ve listed those I know about so far:  https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/various-william-goings-different-ones/ ).




William Money Going b. 1747/48
Anna Statia Gowan b. 1756
James Gowan b. 1758




William Gowin first shows up in 1739 in Goochland County, Virginia.  He is a witness on transactions, meaning he is at least 21 years of age by 1739 – making him born before 1718 – (For now, I am estimating his year of birth some time between 1705-1715).

1739 Sept 2: p.320 Deed 10 July 1740 John Hyde Sanders of St. James Parish, Goochland Co., planter, to Alen Howard of same, Gent., for £ 68, 570 acres in same parish on south side of James River, bounded by said Howard, Stovalls branch, Isham Randolph, John
Taylor, William Mayo and Bartholomew Stovall; which was granted to said Sanders by patent 2 Sept. 1739. wit: Bartholomew Stovall, William (X) Gowin, Henry (H) Turner Signed: John Hyde Sanders . Recorded 15 July 1740.  Goochland County Virginia wills and deeds v 2. pg. 45.

1740 March 17: p. 405 Deed 19 Feb. 1740 William Lax of Goochland Co., planter, and Elizabeth his wife, to John Hide Sanders of same, planter, for £ 50, 250 acres on south side of James River on Deep Creek. Wit: William (X) Gowen, William Clayton, James Robertson.  Signed: William Lax, Elizabeth (-) Lax. Recorded 17 March 1740.  p.406 Bond of William Lax on above deed 19 Feb. 1740/1. Wit. by Bartholomew Stovall, William (X) Gowen, William Clayton.  Goochland County Virginia wills and deeds v 2. pg. 57.

1742 May 24: p.549 Deed William Lansdon of Goochland Co., planter, a mortgage to Alex. Speirs of Henrico Co., Merchant, plantation I dwell on, 500 acres and negro boy Joe, for £ 131/13/2 Dated 24 May 1742. To repay £ 65/16/7 by 1 May next. Wit: Tho. Moseley, Robt. Goode, Thomas Glong. Signed: Wm Lansdon. Recorded 15 June 1742.  Goochland County Virginia wills and deeds v 2. pg. 75.

1756 William Going (a) 1 Goochland Co Va, tithes
frame 30, Moses Gowing 1
Aaron Gowing 1

1756 Sept 17 – Anna Statia Gowan born
Dad: William Gowan (a)
Mom: Anna Statia Sullivan
Christening: 1757 March 6
Goochland Co., St. James Northam Parish, Va.

1757 William Going (a) 1 Goochland Co Va, William Pryor & his list, John Parrish Patroller, Moses Going, Negro Tom, Dilsia, Kate, Talbutt 6. http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/goochcolonial.htm

1758 frame 89, Wm Going (a) list 1 Goochland Co Va

1758 Nov 28 – James Gowen born (Parents William Gowen (a) and Anna Statia “Honesty” Sullivan); Baptized on 1759 Feb 18. Douglas Register; Goochland Co, Va.

1761 frame 155, Moses Goeings list of tiths 1 Goochland Co Va
frame 156, Aaron Goings list of tiths 1
frame 160, William Going (a) 1
Geo. Going 1

1762 frame 175, Moses Going List 1 Goochland Co Va, frame 226, William Going (a) List 2

1764 frame 274, William Going (a), Money Going (b) 2 Goochland Co Va
frame 281, Moses Going List Will Tyler 2
frame 295, Going, Wm (a) 2
Going, Moses 2
Going, Aaron 1
Going, George 1

William Money Going b. 1747/48 in 1764 turned 16 it appears – so born around 1747/48, meaning his father was born before 1730, likely around 1725-1727.

1765 Wm Goin (a) 2 Goochland Co Va
Berry Going 1
frame 318, Moses Going 1
William Going (a) List, Wm Money Going (b) 2

1768 frame 62, Wm Going (a), Wm Going Jnr (b) 2 Goochland Co Va
frame 69, Moses Going 1

1769 frame 106, William Going (a) , Samuel Going 2 Goochland Co Va
frame 106, Robert Page…William Going (b)…6
frame 109, Philip Going 1
William Going (a) 3
Berry Going wart served
John Going summoned on wit
Moses Going 1

1770 William Going’s (a) list Saml Going 2 Goochland Co Va
Wm Money Going (b) 1

1771 July 8 – Henrico Parish Vestrybook – entry: pg. 145 (see link below). To the Church Wardens, for William Going for taking Shadrach Vaughan, Orphan, as apprentice, and indemnifying them from any farther charge in bringing up the said child. 250pounds. Henrico Parish, Va. http://www.mesarfhc.org/books/Vestry%20Book,%20Henrico%20Parish/975.5453%20K2.pdf p. 145

(The following petitions may have been signed by William Going b. 1725-27 or William Going b. 1747 – father and son).

1786 Nov 10 – Moses Going, William Going (b) appear in a Petition Re Opposition of Episcopal Church Collecting, in Buckingham Co, Va

1787 William Gowing (b) signed petition in Tilleston Parrish, Albemarle Co Va

1792 Buckingham Co petition signed by William Gowing (b)


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