1720-30 b. bef. 1732 Moses Gowen of Goochland Co, Va

Moses Gowen b. abt 1715-25

Parents: (assumed parents)

Unk

Children:

Unk

Siblings:

Unk

FACTS and NOTES:

(Note:  There are at least 5 different Moses Going’s in Virginia, North Carolina and Georgia born between 1735-1774.  To make sure you are able to differentiate each, see the following link to compare each of the 5 different Moses Goings:  https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/various-moses-goings/ ). 

Moses Gowen, born say 1715-25, taxable in Goochland County from 1753 to 1769: taxable on his own tithe and Aaron Going in 1754, taxable on slave Jubbiter in 1763, taxable on Moses Tyler’s tithe in 1764 [List of Tithables, 1730-55, frames 253, 299, 336; 1756-1766, frames 30, 155, 175, 252, 281, 295, 369; 1767-1780, frames 69, 119], sued in Goochland County by William Hudnell in April 1763. Thomas Riddle posted his bail. The suit was dismissed on agreement between the parties.

Moses Gowen sued James Moseley in April 1763 but the case was also dismissed on agreement. He sued Charles Murler for a 16 pound, 12 shilling debt in August 1763; he was sued by Robert Smith for 30 shillings in May 1764; he acknowledged a debt of 14 pounds, 10 shillings to Messrs. William Pryor and William Merriwether in June 1764 and acknowledged a debt of 15 pounds, 12 shillings to Adams and Thomas Underwood in September 1764 [Orders 1761-5, 145, 151, 158, 228-9, 327, 334, 369, 424].

FACTS found:

1753 Dec 30: Thomas Mechum: Dec 30, 1753, Nov 20, 1753. DB 6, p. 345-6. To wife, Mary Mechum, plantation whereon I now live, but son, Paul, shall have right to build a house thereon, wife to have houshold goods and stock. Son, Paul, to have all rest of stock, etc. and the tract of land after my wife’s decease.  Ex: Wife, Mary, and son, Paul. Wit: David Massie, Moses Going.  Abstracts of Wills from Goochland County, Virginia. 1727-1777 by Margaret V. Henley. pg. 38.   https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/9085/007645706_00315?pid=514345&backurl=https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26dbid%3D9085%26h%3D514345%26tid%3D%26pid%3D%26usePUB%3Dtrue%26_phsrc%3DTqH557%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=TqH557&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true#?imageId=007645026_00191

1754 Moses Going taxable on his own tithe and Aaron Going in 1754, taxable on slave Jubbiter in 1763, Goochland Co, Va. http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Gibson_Gowen.htm

1756 Goochland Co Va, tithes
William Going 1
frame 30,
Moses Gowing 1
Aaron Gowing 1
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/goochcolonial.htm

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

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

1762 Goochland Co Va,
frame 175,
Moses Going List 1
frame 226,
William Going List 2
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/goochcolonial.htm

1763 Goochland Co Va,
frame 252,
Moses Going’s list } 2
frame 258,
Mowses Gouins 2
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/goochcolonial.htm

1763 April – Moses Going sued James Moseley in April 1763 but the case was also dismissed on agreement. Goochland Co, Va. http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Gibson_Gowen.htm

1763 April – Moses Going sued in Goochland County by William Hudnell in April 1763. Thomas Riddle posted his bail. The suit was dismissed on agreement between the parties. Goochland Co, Va. http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Gibson_Gowen.htm

1763 Aug – Moses Going sued Charles Murler for a 16 pound, 12 shilling debt in August 1763; Goochland Co, Va. http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Gibson_Gowen.htm

1764 May – Moses Going was sued by Robert Smith for 30 shillings in May 1764; Goochland Co, Va.  http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Gibson_Gowen.htm

1764 June – Moses Going acknowledged a debt of 14 pounds, 10 shillings to Messrs. William Pryor and William Merriwether in June 1764. Goochland Co, Va. http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Gibson_Gowen.htm

1764 – Moses Going taxable on Moses Tyler’s tithe in 1764 [List of Tithables, 1730-55, frames 253, 299, 336; 1756-1766, frames 30, 155, 175, 252, 281, 295, 369; 1767-1780, frames 69, 119], Goochland Co, Va. http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Gibson_Gowen.htm

1764 April Court – Moses Going v. William Hudnall p. 302
Defts motion to give the Defts security for his costs appended about his defense … and now failing therein on the Defts motion … the said suit be dismissed and that the Deft recover agst the pltf his costs aforesaid and lawyers fee.
Book 9 – 1761-65. Goochland Co, Va
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4K-4SSS-N?i=712&cat=401120

1764 April Court – William Hudnall v. Moses Going p 316
In Debt.
… recover agst the deft 12 pounds currt money …
Book 9 – 1761-65. Goochland Co, Va
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4K-4S91-Y?i=719&cat=401120

1764 May – Moses Going was sued by Robert Smith for 30 shillings in May 1764; Goochland Co, Va
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Gibson_Gowen.htm

1764 May Court – Moses Going v Charles Merler bk 9, p. 334
In Debt.
… Recover agst the Deft 16 pounds, 12 shillings, 8 pence currt money of Virginia… plus costs and attorneys fee …
Gerrand Morgan who entered himself special bail for the Deft — surrenders the Defts body according to his undertaking in this cause …
Book 9 – 1761-65. Goochland Co, Va
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4K-4S91-K?i=728&cat=401120

1764 June –Moses Going acknowledged a debt of 14 pounds, 10 shillings to Messrs. William Pryor and William Merriwether in June 1764
Goochland Co, Va.  http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Gibson_Gowen.htm

1764 Sept – Moses Going acknowledged a debt of 15 pounds, 12 shillings to Adams and Thomas Underwood in September 1764 [Orders 1761-5, 145, 151, 158, 228-9, 327, 334, 369, 424]. Goochland Co, Va.
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Gibson_Gowen.htm

1764 Sept Court – William Hudnall pltf agst Moses Going deft. p. 429
In trespass on the case.
… a jury towit: John Hill, George Chowning, James Gresham, Thomas Poor, Joseph Woodson, William Robards, John Laprade, John Woodson, William Harrison, Jesse Payne, James Norvell, and William Holman, who being elected tried and sworn .. went out of court to consult of their verdict.
Book 9 – 1761-65. Goochland Co, Va
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4K-4S9G-T?i=775&cat=401120

1764 Goochland Co Va
frame 274,
William Going, Money Going 2
frame 281,
Moses Going List
Will Tyler 2
frame 295,
Going, Wm 2
Moses Going,  2
Aaron Going, 1
George Going, 1
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/goochcolonial.htm

1765 Goochland Co Va
Wm Goin 2
Berry Going 1
frame 318,
Moses Going 1
William Going List,
Wm Money Going 2
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/goochcolonial.htm

1765 August Ct – Thomas Whitlock v Sarah Going bk 10, p 57
This day came the plt by his atty and Moses Going the Garn’ee being sworn produces a list of sundry effects belonging to the deft. Whereupon on the motion of the plt by his atty it is ordered by this court that the said Garn’ee deliver the afsd effects to the sheriff and he is thereupon directed to sell the same at public auction and pay the money ariseing therefrom unto the plt in discharge of so much of a judgment and costs obtained at a former Court by the plt agst the deft and by the oath of the said garnishee it appears that he hath made use of fifteen pounds of bacon belonging to the Deft which he is ordered to pay the … for at the rate of four pence per pound which is also to go in part of payment of the said judgment and costs.
Book 10 – 1765-66. Goochland Co, Va
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSL6-4Q79-1?i=45&cat=401120

1765 Aug Ct – William Hudnall plt agst Moses Going deft. bk 10, p 63
In trespass on the case.
… came the jury towit: Samuel Pryor, Benjamin Crenshaw, William Colvard, Abraham Perkins, John Britt, John Danl Coleman, John Woodson, Matthew Martin, Robert Burton, Jarot Morgan, David Walker, and William Nuckols … Deft did not assume upon himself in manner and form as the plft agt him hath alledged. … the plaintiff take nothing by his bill but for his false clamour be in mercy, etc .. and that the deft go hence without day and recover agst the plt his costs … and a lawyers fee.

On the motion of John Smith, Gent a witness for William Hudnall agst Moses Going it is ordered that the said William pay him for 24 days attendance 600 pounds of tobacco.

On the motion of Thomas Starke a witness for Moses Going at the suit of William Hudnall it is ordered that the said Moses pay him for 18 days attendance 450 pounds of tobacco.

On the motion of John Payne, Minr, a witness from Hanover County for Moses Going at the suit of William Hudnall it is ordered that the said Moses pay him for 14 days attendance and coming and returning 23 miles seven times, 833 pounds of tobacco.

On the motion of John Wright a witness for Moses Going at the suit of William Hudnall, it is ordred that the said Moses pay him for 21 days attendance 525 pounds of tobacco.

On the motion of John Lee a witness for Moses Going at the suit of William Hudnall it is ordered that the said Moses pay him for 14 days attendance 350 pounds of tobacco.
Book 10 – 1765-66. Goochland Co, Va
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSL6-4QQV-R?i=48&cat=401120

1766 Goochland Co Va
frame 353,
John Going 2
Moses Going 1
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/goochcolonial.htm

1768 Goochland Co Va
frame 62,
Going, Wm Wm Going Jnr 2
frame 69,
Moses Going 1
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/goochcolonial.htm

1769 Goochland Co Va
frame 106,
William Going, Samuel Going 2
frame 106,
Robert Page…William Going…6
frame 109,
Philip Going 1
William Going 3
Berry Going wart served
John Going summoned on wit
Moses Going 1
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/goochcolonial.htm

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