1727 William Gowen b. abt 1727 of Truro Parish, Prince William Co, Va

William Gowen b. abt 1727 – Fairfax Co 1737, Fairfax 1767, Henrico 1771

(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/ ).

Parents:

Unknown

Children:

?

Siblings:

  • James Gowen born about 1725-29
  • Thomas Gowen born about 1725-30 (In 1736 was bound to Ralph Jackson in Brunswick, Va).
  • John Gowen born about 1725-30 (In 1736 was bound to Ralph Jackson in Brunswick, Va).
  • Elsoner Gowen born about 1725-30 (In 1740 was bound to Ralph Jackson in Brunswick, Va).
  • William Gowen born about 1725-30 (in 1737 was bound to John Straughan in Stafford, Va).
  • Cave Gowen born about 1722-27 (In 1734 was bound to James Vaughan in Brunswick, Va).
  • Drury Gowen born about 1720-33 (In 1740 was bound to Ralph Jackson in Brunswick, Va).

For additional information see these pages on this site:

FACTS and NOTES:

1737 Oct 26 – William Gowen – John Straughan
Apprentice, 26 Oct 1737, Prince William, Virginia, USA. image: http://www.pohick.org/vestrybook.html
William Gowen, and orphan, age 10, was bound as servant and aprentice to John Straughan.
1737 Oct 3 – Charles Green is Minister of Truro Parish
Church Wardens are Jeremiah Branaugh, and Thomas Lewis.
Vestrymen are John Coloil, Augustine Wellington, Richard Osborn, William Peake, Edward Evans, Edward Barry, John Ferguson, John Ellisman
Payments made to: Charles Green as minister, William Berkeley, Catesby Cocke, Edward Barry, Joseph Johnston, Samuel Hull, John Summers, Richard Osborn, Mr William Payne, Marmaduke Lawson, Edward Evans, Capt Francis Ambros, John Christmas, Thomas Bennet, John Summers, Thomas Lewis, Doctor James Gile
Jeremiah Bronaugh, Thomas Lewis – Church Wardens of Truro Parish in Prince William County, and John Straughan of Prince William Co, in obedience to an order from Prince William County Court dated Oct 3, 1737 bind William Gowen an Orphan child aged 10 years a servant and apprentice unto said John Straughan to serve him the said John Straughan his heirs, executors or admins in all such lawful bindship . . . until age of twenty one . . . provide lodging, food, and drink . . . and teach him the ministry of a Tanner and to read English.
Signed: John Straughan
Witness: Robert Jones, Edward Barry.
additional info: in Research Notes is from: http://jg1758.blogspot.com/2012/08/newly-found-possibility-william-gowen.html
Prince Williams Co, Va

1734 June 6 – Cave Gowen James Vaughan
Cave Gowen, a seven-year-old boy who was bound to James Vaughan by the 6 June 1734 Brunswick County court and Thomas and John Going who were bound out by the court in May 1739, no parent named [Orders 1737-41, 254, 302].
Brunswick Co, Va.

1736 July 5 – John Going Mary Gowing, Thomas Going, Ralph Jackson
John Going and Thomas Going, apparently brothers, possibly other sons of Mary Gowing, were also bound to Ralph Jackson on July 5, 1736, according to Order Book 1, page 254.
Va. Court Order –
Brunswick Co, Va
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1736 July 5 – Thomas Going Mary Gowing, John Going, Ralph Jackson
John Going and Thomas Going, apparently brothers, possibly other sons of Mary Gowing, were also bound to Ralph Jackson on July 5, 1736, according to Order Book 1, page 254.
Va. Court Order –
Brunswick Co, Va

1737 Oct 26 – William Gowen –
Apprentice, 26 Oct 1737, Prince William, Virginia, USA. image: http://www.pohick.org/vestrybook.html
William Gowen, and orphan, age 10, was bound as servant and aprentice to John Straughan.
additional info: in Research Notes is from: http://jg1758.blogspot.com/2012/08/newly-found-possibility-william-gowen.html
Prince Williams Co, Va
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1737 Oct 26 – William Gowen John Straughan,
William Gowen – an Orphan – bound to John Straughan until 21 yrs – to be taught how to read English, and taught the ministry of a Tanner.
Pohick Church – in Lorton, Virginia
Truro Parish Colonial Vestry Book
(Church/Vestry of George Washington, George Mason, and other patriots)
Truro Parish, Va.
http://www.pohick.org/vestrybook.html (p. 19-20)

1739 July/August – Going, John (?)
1-254 – July/August 1739 Court.
Brunswick County, Virginia Court Order
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1739 July/August – Going, Thomas (?)
1-254 – July/August 1739 Court.
Brunswick County, Virginia Court Order
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1740, April 3 – Drury Going – Eleanor (Elsoner) Going, Mary Gowing, Ralph Jackson
Brunswick County Court order of April 3, 1740 in which it was “ordered that Elsoner Going and Drury Going, sons to Mary Gowing be bound as the law directs to Ralph Jackson until they shall arrive to the age of twenty-one years,” according to Order Book 1, page 302.
Va. Court Order – Brunswick Co.
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1740, April 3 – Eleanor (Elsoner) Going – Drury Going, Mary Gowing, Ralph Jackson
Brunswick County Court order of April 3, 1740 in which it was “ordered that Elsoner Going and Drury Going, sons to Mary Gowing be bound as the law directs to Ralph Jackson until they shall arrive to the age of twenty-one years,” according to Order Book 1, page 302.
Va. Court Order – Brunswick Co.

1771 July 8 – William Going Shadrach Vaughan, Orphan, as apprentice
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. (in Richmond, Va).
http://www.mesarfhc.org/books/Vestry%20Book,%20Henrico%20Parish/975.5453%20K2.pdf p. 145

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