1730 abt Joseph Gowen in Granville Co, NC “mulatto”

Joseph Gowen b. abt 1730 in Granville Co, NC who was black

Parents:

Unk – possibly Edward Goin Sr b. abt 1702 of Granville Co, NC – also mulatto

Children:

Unk

Siblings:

William Gowen 1742 mul
Joseph Gowen 1730-38 mul
Michael Gowen 1736 mul
Edward Gowen 1742 mul

Compare to others with name of Joseph “Gowen” or similar name:                                   (Click link):       Various people named Joseph Gowen

FACTS:

1755 summary list (from microfilm) C.044.70012 NC Archives
Thomas Going 0/1/1
Edward Gowen 0/1/1
Michael Gowen 0/1/1
Joseph Gowen 0/1/1
William Going & Son Joseph 2/0/2
William Going & Son Joseph 2/0/2
Granville Co, NC
http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2007/12/granville-county-nc-early-records.html

1755 William Going and son Joseph – 2-0-2 ; Granville County, NC – Tax List/Tithes; Granville Co, NC
http://www.ncgenweb.us/ncgranville/other/1755-tax.htm

1755 Joseph Gowen – 0-1-1; Granville County, NC – Tax List/Tithes; Granville Co, NC
http://www.ncgenweb.us/ncgranville/other/1755-tax.htm

1755 – Joseph Gowen, He was a “black” taxable in the 1755 tax list of Granville County. Granville Co, NC

1755 Thomas Going 1 black Granville Co NC
Edward Gowen 1 black
Michael Gowen 1 black
Joseph Gowen 1 black
William Going and son Joseph 2 white
William Going and son Joseph 2 white
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Granville.htm

1757 Tax List of Richard Harris
William Gowen List Son Joseph & William 3 0
List of Samuel Henderson
Joseph Gowen 1
Gideon Gowen 1
List of Gid. Macon
Thos: Goeing, Jno. Seemore [torn]
List Retd. by William Johnson [shf.]: perhaps insolvents
Goin, Chrisr. 1
Granville Co, NC
http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2007/12/granville-county-nc-early-records.html

1757 June 7 – Court: sued by Robert Parks, Granville, North Carolina, USA. On June 7, 1757 “Edward Gowen, Joseph Gowen, William Gowen and John Gowen” were sued by Robert Parks, according to the court minutes.” Granville, NC
1757 June 7 – Court: sued by Robert Parks, Granville, North Carolina, USA. On June 7, 1757 “Edward Gowen, Joseph Gowen, William Gowen and John Gowen” were sued by Robert Parks, according to the court minutes.” Granville, NC
(Edward Gowen was of the mulatto Gowen family)

1757 Nov 10 – Title: Mills, Robert. Granville Co. Provenance: Class: State Records [Collection]; Group: Secretary of State Record Group; Series: Granville Proprietary Land Office: Land Entries, Warrants, and Plats of Survey; Box: Granville County, Mas-My; Years: 1757, 1760; Creator: Secretary of State, Office ofGranville Proprietary Land OfficeSecretary, Office of the; Call Number: S.108.270—S.108.283; Location: MFR; MARS Id: 12.12.34.17 (Folder); Genres / Forms: Warrants, Plats, Deeds; Scope / Contents: Warrant: 1757 November 10. 640 acres. Descriptive references for land: Tar River, Thomas Jones Plat: 1760 May 21. 369 acres. Descriptive references for land: Tar River; Chain carriers: Thomas Adderson, Joseph Going; Surveyor: Thomas Person Deed: 1760 December 2; Note: Warrant validated for six additional months on February 7, 1760, because its execution had been prevented by the “late Disturbances.” For deed see 12.13.48.27. Granville Co, NC http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2007/12/granville-county-nc-early-records.html

1757 Tax List of Richard Harris
William Gowen List Son Joseph & William 3 0
List of Samuel Henderson
Joseph Gowen 1
Gideon Gowen 1
List of Gid. Macon
Thos: Goeing, Jno. Seemore [torn]
List Retd. by William Johnson [shf.]: perhaps insolvents
Chrisr. Goin 1
Granville Co, NC
http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2007/12/granville-county-nc-early-records.html

1757 June 7 – Court: sued by Robert Parks, Granville, North Carolina, USA. On June 7, 1757 “Edward Gowen, Joseph Gowen, William Gowen and John Gowen” were sued by Robert Parks, according to the court minutes.” Granville, NC

1759 List of John Pope
Joseph Goin, Mulattoe 1
Edward Goin, Mulattoe 1
Thomas Goin, William Gray White 2
James Goin Mulattoe, William Goin Mulattoe 2
Michael Goin, Mulattoe, John Wilson, Mulattoe 2
Delinquent and insolvent list
Going, James 2
Granville Co, NC
http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2007/12/granville-county-nc-early-records.html ; http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Granville.htm

1760 Nov 29 – Title: File No. 1078, James Going; Parent Records: State Records; Secretary of State Record Group; Land Office: Land Warrants, Plats of Survey, and Related Records; Granville County; Years: 1760; Call Number: S.108.718; Frames:201-202; Site: Archives Search Room (Raleigh); MARS Id: 12.14.66.1120 (Folder); Genres / Forms: Plats
Land Grant Info: Acres: 229; Grant Number: 114; Issued: Nov. 29, 1760; Book, Page: 14:108; Location: On Whartons Branch; Granville Co, NC;  1760 Nov 29 – Title: Gowen, James. Granville Co. Provenance: Class: State Records [Collection]; Group: Secretary of State Record Group; Series: Granville Proprietary Land Office: Granville Grants of Deed; Box: Granville Co. Years: 1760;  Creator: Secretary of State, Office of Granville Proprietary Land Office Secretary, Office of the; Call Number: SSLG 61J;  Location: MFR; MARS Id: 12.13.61.27 (Folder); Genres / Forms: Deeds, Plats, Indexes; Scope / Contents: November 29, 1760 529 acres Location: On Whartons Branch beg. at a red oak 2 copies Deed #114; Granville Co, NC
http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2007/12/granville-county-nc-early-records.html ;  1760 November 29 – James Going received a patent to 529 acres in Granville County located in St. John’s parish, “adjoining Winnirgum’s line, Melone’s line and Robert’s line,” according to Surveyor’s Book 14, page 108. The survey was signed by James Gowen and Joseph Gowen. “William Going, sworn chain carrier” was a witness. NC
http://www.nclandgrants.com/grant/?mars=12.14.66.1119&qid=82710&rn=10

1760 Dec 1 – Title: Gowing, Joseph. Granville Co. Provenance: Class: State Records [Collection]; Group: Secretary of State Record Group; Series: Granville Proprietary Land Office: Granville Grants of Deed; Box: Granville Co.  Years: 1760; Creator: Secretary of State, Office ofGranville Proprietary Land OfficeSecretary, Office of the; Call Number: SSLG 39H; Location: MFR; MARS Id: 12.13.39.28 (Folder); Genres / Forms: Deeds, Plats, Indexes; Scope / Contents: December 1, 1760 680 acres Location: Both sides of Taylors Creek 2 copies Deed #199; Granville Co, NC.
http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2007/12/granville-county-nc-early-records.html
1760 Dec 1 – Title: File No. 294, Joseph Gowing; Parent Records: State Records; Secretary of State Record Group; Land Office: Land Warrants, Plats of Survey, and Related Records; Granville County; Years: 1760; Call Number: S.108.717; Frames:690-693; Site: Archives Search Room (Raleigh); MARS Id: 12.14.66.292 (Folder); Genres / Forms: Warrants, Plats
Land Grant Info: Acres: 680; Grant Number: 199; Issued: Dec. 1, 1760; Book, Page: 11:367; Location: On both sides Taylors Creek beginning at a hick; Granville Co, NC
http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2007/12/granville-county-nc-early-records.html
1760 Dec 1 – On December 1, 1760 Joseph Gowen received a patent to 680 acres “on both sides of Taylor’s Creek,” according to Granville County Deed Book E, page 143.
1760 Dec 1 – Joseph Gowing – Granville County, NC – 680acr on both sides of Taylors Creek beginning at a hickory.  Along Newell line, Mills line, Ballinger line, Meghus line, Ford line. Granville County, NC.
http://www.nclandgrants.com/grant/?mars=12.14.66.292&qid=82726&rn=4

1761 whites/Blacks male/Blacks f/ Blacks 12-16
List of John Pope
Thomas, Moses Gowin. Refuses to List his wife 2 tithes
Michael Gowin, John Wilson. Refuses to list his wife 2
Joseph Gowin. Refuses to list his wife 1
List of Robt. Harris for Granville Parish
Edward Going sons Edwd. Reeps 0 white/3black males
Country Line District by Larkin Johnston
William Gowin, James Gowin 2
William Gowin Junr, Jesse Chandlor 2
Granville Co, NC
http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2007/12/granville-county-nc-early-records.html ; http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Granville.htm
1761 Joseph Gowen In 1761 he was again listed in John Pope’s tax list with the notation, “refuses to list his wife.” This indicates that he regarded her as “white.” Granville Co, NC

1761 Aug 11 – Joseph Gowen sold his land August 11, 1761, according to Granville County Deed Book D, page 253.  Joseph Gowen, born in Stafford County, son of John and Mary Gowen, is also shown as the owner of this land.  Granville Co, NC

1762 Michael Gowin mulattoe Granville Co NC
Thomas Gowin and Moses Gowin 2 tithes
Edward Gowin Sr, Reps Gowin, Edward Gowin 3 mulattoe
James Gowing, son William, refs to list his wife – 2 white, 0 black, 0 females, 2 over 16, 2 total
William Gowin Jr 2 white
Joseph Going refuses to list wife 1 mulattoe
James Gowen 2 insolvent
Michael Going 2 insolvent
Edward Going 2 insolvent
Jos. Going 1 insolvent
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Granville.htm
1762 Bare Swamp District; List of John Pope for St. Johns Parish
Michael Gowin, Mulattoe, John Willson 2 tithes
Thomas Gowin, Moses Gowin 2
Edward Gowin Senr. Mulla., Reps Gowin, Edward Gowin 3
Fishing Creek District
James Gowing, Son William, Refs. to list his wife
2 whites, 0 blacks, 2 males, 0 females, 2 over 16, 2 total
Country Line District
William Gowin Junr 2 white
Granville Parish by Robert Harris
Joseph Going Mulato not listed his wife
list of insolvents
Gowen, James 2
Going, Michael 2
Going, Edward 2
Going, Jos. 1
Granville Co, NC
http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2007/12/granville-county-nc-early-records.html ;  http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Granville.htm

1764 Granville Co, NC
Jas. Gowen, James Lunceford 2 white
Thomas Going and Moses Going 2 white
Joseph Going and James Harrison mulattoe 1 white 1 mulattoe
Edward Going and Edward Going 2 mulattoe
Yancey’s List ( part missing)
Gowen, Joseph 1-0-0-0
Gowen, William 1-0-0-0
List of Robert Harris
John Cape and William Gowen 2-0-0-0
Jos. Gowen 2 insolvent
James Gowen 2 insolvent
http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2007/12/granville-county-nc-early-records.html ; http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Granville.htm

1765 May – Court: jury, May 1765, Granville, North Carolina, USA.  William Gowen, Joseph Gowen and John Gowen were included in a jury panel in May 1765, according to Granville County Court minutes.” Granville Co, NC.

1765 Aug 7 – Land: deed 350 acres to son Joseph, 7 Aug 1765, Granville, North Carolina, USA. “On August 7, 1765 “William Gowing of Granville County deeded 350 acres “to loving son Joseph Gowing,” according to Granville County Deed Book H, page 28-29. A sheriff’s sale took another 350 acres of his land for debt February 5, 1767, according to Granville County Deed Book H, page 226.” Granville Co, NC.
(This is the white Joseph Gowen – since the white Joseph’s father is verified William)

1766 Joseph Goin 2 unk Granville Co NC
Thomas Gowin 1 unk
Joseph Gowing 1 unk
Edward Gowin 1 unk
Reps Gowin 1 unk
Joseph Gowin mulattoe has a wife and other family not listed (note)
Edward Gowin mulattoe has a wife and etc not listed (note)
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Granville.htm

1766 Box CR 44.601.20 1766 gives alphabetical summary only:
Goin, Joseph 2
Gowin, Thomas 1
Gowing, Joseph 1
Gowin, Edward 1
Gowin, Reps 1
Memo of those as has not listed with John Pope
Joseph Gowin (Mullattoe, has a wife and other Family not listed)
Edward Gowin (Mullattoe, has a wife &c not listed)
Granville Co, NC
http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2007/12/granville-county-nc-early-records.html

1767 List of Philips Pryor
Joseph Gowen, Presley Harrison John Cunningham, Minor Cockram 4w, 0B
list of John Pope (white, Black male, Black female)
Thomas Gowin 2-0-0
Moses Gowin 1-0-0
Joseph Gowin 0-2-0
Edward Gowin 0-1-0
Edward Gowin Jr.0-1-0
Separate List later in reel, Philip Pryors List
Joseph Gowen Prisly Morrison John Cunningham Minor Cocer? 4 white
Granville Co, NC
http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2007/12/granville-county-nc-early-records.html

1767 Joseph Gowen white Granville Co NC
Thomas Gowin 2 white
Moses Gowin 1 white
Joseph Gowin 2 black
Edward Gowin 1 black
Edward Gowin Jr 1 black
Joseph Gowen white
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Granville.htm

1768 Thomas Gowin, John Gowin, and Alston Hopkins 3 tithes unk Granville Co NC. Moses Gowin (torn). Joseph Gowin his Nat 2.http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Granville.htm
1768 list of John Pope
Thomas Gowin, John Gowin, Alston Hopkins 3 tithes
Moses Gowin [torn]
Joseph Gowin his Nat 2
Granville Co, NC
http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2007/12/granville-county-nc-early-records.html
1768 – Nathaniel “Nat” Gowen regarded as a son of Joseph Gowen, was born about 1755 in Granville County. He was listed as tithable in the 1768 tax list of Granville County in the house- hold of his father. Granville Co, NC.
1768 – Joseph Gowen In the 1768 tax list John Pope recorded, “Joseph Gowin, his [son] Nat 2 tithes.” Granville Co, NC.

1771 Thomas Gowin 2 unk Granville Co NC.
Moses Gowin 1 unk
John Gowin 1 unk
Edward Gowin 1 unk
Joseph Gowin 2 unk
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Granville.htm
1771 -List of Granville Co Militia.
Company of Capt Sol. Alston, dec’d.
Soldiers:
THOMAS GOING, Sen
THOMAS GOING, Jun
JOHN GOING
MOSES GOING
JOSEPH GYNE
EDWARD GYNE, absent
NATHANIEL GYNE
Capt Sol. Alston now dead, returned by his Lt Sol. Fuller. (Clark, Walter. Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of NC, The State Records of NC, Vol XXII, p 162, 1907). Granville Co, NC.
http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2007/12/granville-county-nc-early-records.html
1771 Granville Taxables, summary from microfilm
Gowin, Thomas 2
Gowin, Moses1
Gowin, John 1
Gowin, Edward 1
Gowin, Joseph 2
Granville Co, NC
http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2007/12/granville-county-nc-early-records.html
1771 Sept 7 – list of insolvents for 1762 taxremaining in arrears as of
7 Sept. 1771
Gowen, Michael 2
Gowen, Edward 3
Gowen, Joseph 1
Granville Co, NC
http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2007/12/granville-county-nc-early-records.html
1771 – Joseph Gowen was last taxed in Granville County in 1771. Granville Co, NC. Children born to Joseph Gowen are believed to include: Nathaniel “Nat” Gowen born about 1755. Granville Co, NC.

Bass/Going Info:

1785. Will of Moses Bass of Prince Georges Parish, George Town Dist, Province of SC, being indisposed in Body…. to MOURNING GOING, dau of JACOB GOING, one cow marked with a cross & over bit & undr bit in one ear and cross & whole under nick in the other ear; to SARAH GOING, dau of JACOB GOING, one cow marked in the above mentioned mark; to ELIZABETH GOING, dau of JACOB GOING, one cow marked with a cross & undr bit & over bit in each ear and branded ME; to ANNE GOING, dau of JACOB GOING, one heifer marked with a cross and under bit & over bit in each ear branded ME; to CYNTHA GOING, dau of JACOB GOING, one heifer yearling marked with a cross & over bit & under bit in each ear & branded ME; to my beloved cousin Jeremiah Bass, tract of 100 ac granted to John Smith, and one negro named Peter, one negro woman named Fann, one negro boy named Jack with their increase; my wife Elizabeth Bass to have the use of said plantation & tract of land granted to John Smith her lifetime and the use of negroes Peter, Fann & Jack & their increase her life time; to my beloved cousin Wright Bass, the plantation, mill, & tract of land containing 444 ac that I now live on, one negro woman Jane, my wife Elizabeth Bass to have the use of the plantation, mill & tract of land and negro woman her lifetime; to Henry Harison, son of James Harison, one negro woman Cate & increase, my wife to have the use of the negro woman her lifetime; to JOSEPH GOING, JUNR, one negro girl named Judah & increase, my wife to have the use her life time; to my beloved wife Elizabeth Bass, one negro man named Jack, one woman named Florah, one woman named Nan, one boy named Isum, one boy named Roger, and my cattle, about 110 head, branded ME, all my stock of horses & mares, all my household furniture & plantation tools, 26 head of sheep, and my hogs, also negro girl Violet; to JACOB GOING, a plantation of 50 ac granted to John Crawford; I appoint my wife Elizabeth Bass and my friend Luke Whitefield and James Harison, executors, dated 28 Feb 1777. Moses Bass (M) (LS), Wit: Malachi Murfee, Jeremiah Bass (x), Right Bass.

A true copy taken from the original and examined by Hugh Horry, Ordinary G Town Dist.
Whereas I, the within named Right Bass, am the eldest son of Edward Bass deceased, who was eldest brother of the within named
Testator Moses Bass, which said Moses Bass departed this life without issue, whereby I, said Right Bass became his heir at law, and I am willing that all the several devises & bequests in the said will should have full effect, for the memory of my deceased uncle Moses Bass and for the several devisees in the within will, and five shillings, I confirm all the devises, legacies and bequests, 9 Nov 1785. Right Bass (LS), Wit: Chas Cotesworth Pinckney, Wm Smith. Proved in Charleston Dist by the oath of Charles Cotesworth Pinckney 28 Jun 1786 before Dl. Mazyck, JP. Rec 28 Jun 1786. S-5, 283-284. (Holcomb, SC Deed Abstracts, 1783-1788, Bks I-5 thru Z-5, 1996. SML 975.7 Hol) http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=marciamcclure&id=I19000

Jacob Going – parent
children:
Mourning Going – daughter
Sarah Going – daughter
Elizabeth Going – daughter
Ann Going – daughter
Cyntha Going – daughter

Joseph Going, Jr – (sibling?)
1.) Greene County Tennessee Court minutes 1783-1796

Aug 1788 On motion of W. Avery, Esqr. attorney for Thomas Going for obtaining letter of Administration on the estate of Elizabeth Bass, dec. ordered that the same be laid over until next term, for proof of Kinship by blood & That a didimus postestem (a commission to take testimony) issued in favor of said Thomas Going to Anson & Richmond Counties & to the State of SC be given 15 days notice to Jermiah Bass of the time & place where such testimony be taken did po. for Levi Bass to SC giving Thomas Going a 15 day notice.

In 1788, “Thomas Goin” applied to the County Court of Greene County forthe administration of the estate of Elizabeth Bass, according to “Bulletin of the Watauga Association,” Volume 10: “August 1788. On motion of W. Avery, Esqr. atto. for Thomas Going for obtaining letter of administration on the Estate of Elizabeth Bass, decd.ordered that the same be laid over until next term, for proof of sanguinity [kinship, blood relationship] & that a dedimus potestatem [acommission to take testimony] issue in favour of said Thomas Going to Anson & Richmond Counties & to the State of South Carolina by giving fifteen days notice to Jeremiah Bass of the time & place where such testimony will be taken, ditto for Levi Bass to South Carolina giving Thos. Going fifteen days notice at least.”
2.)Granville County Will Book 2, page 79.

“October 14, 1788. Know all men by these presents that I Edward Gowen of the County of Granville for divers good causes and considerations thereunto [me] moving more especially for the sum of £25 to me in hand paid, the receipt of which I do hereby acknowledge, hath bargained, sold & made over, and by these presents, do bargain, sell and make over to my nephew, Thomas Gowen all the estate, right and interest I have or hereafter may have to the estate of Elizabeth Bass, deceased, or any part thereof, and do hereby make over the same to the said Thomas Gowin, his heirs and assigns from the claim of me, the said Edward Gowen or any other person whatever claiming under me. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal the 15th day of October, 1786.
Edward Going

Witnesses:
Henry Meghe
Allin Hudson
Jhn. [X] Simmons”
John Simmons later appeared in Granville County Court to prove the deed of “Edward Gowing” to “Thomas Gowing,” according to “Court Minutes of Granville County, North Carolina, 1746-1820,” page 28 by Zoe Hargett Gwynn.

Edward Gowen of Granville County, North Carolina, regarded as a kinsman of Thomas Goin, was also named an heir of Elizabeth Bass. On October 14, 1788 he conveyed his interest in her estate to “his nephew, Thomas Gowen,”according to Granville County Will Book 2, page 79.

“October 14, 1788. Know all men by these presents that I Edward Gowen ofthe County of Granville for divers good causes and considerationsthereunto [me] moving more especially for the sum of A25 to me in handpaid, the receipt of which I do hereby acknowledge, hath bar? gained, sold& made over, and by these presents, do bargain, sell and make over to my nephew, Thomas Gowen all the estate, right and interest I have or hereafter may have to the estate of Elizabeth Bass, deceased, or any part thereof, and do hereby make over the same to the said Thomas Gowin, hisheirs and assigns from the claim of me, the said Edward Gowen or any other person whatever claiming under me. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal the 15th day of October, 1786. Edward Going Witnesses: Henry Meghe Allin Hudson Jhn. [X] Simmons”

3.)Feb 2, 1789 Jeremiah Bass & Thomas Going hath leave to administer on the estate of Elizabeth Bass dec’d and enter into bond with John Stone & Jno Gibson his suriety but the court ruled that neither should have the administration before Nancy Finney for which Jeremiah Bass appealed. “

(See Also: BASS and Goin families on same Tithe Lists in Granville Co, NC: http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Granville.htm )

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A father, Joseph Going, “white male, 70-80” and son, Elijah Going, “white male, 40-50” appeared in the 1840 census of Hawkins County, Tennessee, page 232 and page 234, respectively.

Both reappeared in the 1850 census of adjoining Hancock County, Tennessee, in the 33rd sub-division, east side, along with “Alexandria Gowins” and “John Goins,” sons of “Elijah Gowin.” “Elijah Gowins” was a 53-year-old chairmaker and “Joseph Goings” was an 84-year-old cooper.
1840hawkinsTn?
1850hancockTn?