1739 Sophia Going Jr

Spouses:

Parents: 

  • Alexander Gowen b. 1705 – d. bef. Feb 1775, married to Sophia (unk maiden name, she also appears to have used the name Scythe) – Stafford Va till 1739, Orange Co NC 1753, Fairfax 1768-74, Pittsylvania Co 1773-75

Children:

Siblings: 

Facts and Events:

(Below are different Going, Goyen, Gowen related sources for those people were in the Virginia, North Carolina, or South Carolina areas in the early 1700’s to early 1800’s)

 

Map of North Carolina and Virginia border area and locations of families living in those areas (click to enlarge)

FACTS and NOTES: 

Lythe Gowing married William Carter 27 January 1792 Pittsylvania County bond.

Sophia Going Sr was called the administrator of the estate of Alexander Going, deceased, when she was sued by Sophia Going, Junior, on 20 March 1798 on testimony of James Saunders of Caswell County, North Carolina. Sophia, Sr., was apparently living on land claimed by George Clopton on 21 May 1798 when he sued Sophia, John, Jesse and Sherwood Going as tenants [Orders 1783-7, 354; 1795-8, 461, 479, 486; 1798-1801, 23, 59].

1798 March 20 – Sophia Going Sr was called the administrator of the estate of Alexander Going, deceased, when she was sued by Sophia Going, Junior, on 20 March 1798.  Pittsylvania Co, Va
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Gibson_Gowen.htm

1798 Nov – Court: Clopton v Going, Nov 1798, , Pittsylvania, Virginia, USA. “November Court 1798
George Clopton … Demandant
Against
Sophia Going, Jesse Going, John Going and Sherwood Going .. Tenants – Upon a Writ of Right…” Pittsylvania Co, Va
1798 May 21- Sophia Going Sr, John Going, Jesse Going, and Sherwood Going sued by George Clompton on testimony of James Saunders of Caswell County, North Carolina. Sophia Going, Sr., was apparently living on land claimed by George Clopton on 21 May 1798 when he sued Sophia, John, Jesse and Sherwood Going as tenants [Orders 1783-7, 354; 1795-8, 461, 479, 486; 1798-1801, 23, 59].  Pittsylvania Co, Va
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Gibson_Gowen.htm

1798 Nov 20 – Sophia Going, Jr., mother of illegitimate child Benjamin Going bound out by the Pittsylvania County court on 20 November 1798 [Orders 1798-1801, 58].  Pittsylvania Co, Va.   http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Gibson_Gowen.htm

1799 Nov 21 – Sophia Going Jr., perhaps suing for her part of her father’s estate, was awarded 20 pounds, 5 shillings by a jury on 21 November 1799. – Sherwood Going became a defendant in the suit when Sophia, Sr., failed to meet the payment of a bond [Orders 1798-1801, 109, 180, 204, 233] Pittsylvania Co, Va
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Gibson_Gowen.htm

1800 June 16 – Sophia Going Sr to Sherwood Going (NOTE: This is the mother of Sophia Going Jr of this page)
Deed: Gift or personal property from Sophia Gowen to her son Sherwood, 16 Jun 1800, Pittsylvania, Virginia, USA. Image and transcription courtesy Beth Carruth 2014
Sophia Going to Sherwood Going 1800 household goods and stock
Be it remembered that these presents comes Greeting and made known to all whom it may concern that Whereas my Son Sherwood Going hath paid and advanced sundry sums of Money for me at divers times to amount equal in value to what shall be herein after conveyed to compensate him. Be it known that I Sophia Going of the County of Pittsylvania and State afd. as well for the foregoing consideration as for the love I bear for him as a Child do by these presents make over, sell, alien, enfeoff and confirm to him the said Sherwood Going, and do moreover deliver by Virtue of this Indenture to the sd Sherwood and his heirs for ever the following property, to wit, Negro Sary Negro Tom, one Sorrel Mare, one dark bay Horse, Colt, two Cows, one Stear yearling one Heifer yearling, one Desk, one Chest, one Cubbard, two Beds and furnature – Six puter basons, one dozen and half of puter plates, two dozen of Earthen plates, one pare of Stillards and the hole of my Castings and one Walnut Table, two Bedsteads, five Chairs, three Warter Vessels, one Case of Knives & forks and all her plantation Utensils and thre Pewter Dishes, one box Iron & heaters. Which said goods and Chattles, Stock, furniture and other property I the said Sophia do & will Warrant and for ever defend against the claim or demand of all and every Person or persons whatsoever but to the only proper use and behoof of him the said Sherwood and is heirs and assigns for ever And further covenant to Warrant and defend a good and Lawful title in and to the said Property to him the said Sherwood and to his heirs and assigns for ever In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my Seal this 16th day of April 1800 – Suffiah Gowin (seal)
Sealed and delivered in the presence off.. John Winters, Wm. Wright
At a Court held for Pittsylvania County June the 16th. 1800 – This Bill of Sale was presented in Court and proved by the Oaths of two of the witnesses thereto to be the act and deed of the within named Sophia Gowing party thereto Ordered that the same be recorded –
Teste Will Tunstall C P C
From Pittsylvania County Deed Book 12, p. 153″
1800 June 16 Sherwood Going and Sophia Going Pittsylvania Va bk 12 153
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=007646000_00360  ,
http://ourberryfamily.com/berry/pictures/1800sophia_to_sherwood_1800.jpg

 

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