Thomas Going Jr b. abt 1745-55 of Granville Co, NC
- North Carolina – Granville County
- South Carolina – Georgetown County / District
- South Carolina – Charleston County
- Tennessee – Greene County
FACTS and NOTES:
1769 July 4 – 1769 July 4 Inventory and appraisement of chattles of Joseph Wood late of St Davids Parish . . . Thos Gowing balance of act dated July 4, 1769 4.4. . . . Isaac Lockhart act dated Nov 1 1769. Inventory and appraisal of Joseph Wood decd’s estate signed June 16, John Newham, Jolley Webby, John Jameson. St Davids Parish, South Carolina. https://www.fold3.com/image/305705251
(Click each image to enlarge) St Davids Parish, South Carolina:
1771 -List of Granville Co Militia.
Company of Capt Sol. Alston, dec’d.
THOMAS GOING, Sen
THOMAS GOING, Jun
EDWARD GYNE, absent
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.
1771 Granville Taxables, summary from microfilm
Gowin, Thomas 2
Gowin, John 1
Gowin, Edward 1
Gowin, Joseph 2
Granville Co, NC
1771 – Thomas Going in the 1771 tax list he was recorded with “two white polls.” Granville Co, NC.
1771 Oct 3 –Thomas Going, Sr, Thomas Going, Jr, Moses Going and John Going were listed as soldiers in a Granville County militia company commanded by Capt. Sol Alston October 3, 1771. Granville Co, NC
1774 – Thomas Gowen appeared in Granville County Court in August 1774, according to court minutes. Granville Co, NC
1774 Nov 23 – “Thomas Gowin” was a purchaser at the estate sale of James McGehee, deceased, November 23, 1774, according to Granville County Will Book 1, pages 114 and 115. Granville Co, NC https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C956-FS3R-K?i=135&cat=358185
1780 In 1780, called Thomas Gowen Sr., he was taxed on an assessment of 997 pounds, and he was taxed on 150 acres in 1785. Granville Co, NC. http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Gibson_Gowen.htm
1780 John Gowen, William Gowen, Thomas Gowen Sr, Thomas Gowen Jr on tax list in Granville Co NC. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSLF-D9BW-D?i=88&cat=353959
1785 Thomas Gowin, Edward Gowin, John Gowin, and William Gowin on tax list of Granville Co NC. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSLF-D9BQ-W?i=120&cat=353959
1786 Thomas Gowen was head of a Granville County household of 4 free males and 5 free females in the 1786 state census in Dutch District. Granville Co, NC.http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Gibson_Gowen.htm
1786 Thomas Gowin, William Gowing, Edward Gowin, and John Gowin on tax list in Granville Co NC. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSLF-D9BS-G?i=144&cat=353959
1787 William Gowen, Jinkins Gowen, and Thomas Gowen on tax list in Granville Co NC. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSLF-D9B4-4?i=166&cat=353959
1788 Jan 25 – Thomas Going of Granville County deeded to John Simmons, Sr. “of this county” the 150 acres on Taylor’s Creek that he had received from John McKissick in 1752. Granville Co, NC. [DB O:555]. http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Gibson_Gowen.htm 1788 Feb Thomas Going to John Simmons in Granville Co NC index (Book O Letter G p. 555)
1788 Oct 14 Edward Gowen to nephew Thomas Gowen all the estate, right, and interest I have or may hereafter 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 and seal this 14th day of October 1788. Signed: Edward Going. Wits: Henry Mcghe, Allin Hudson, John Simmons (his mark). John Simmons proved up in Nov Ct 1788. Granville Co, NC. (NOTE: See the cited records below relating to Moses and Elizabeth Bass, and their relationship with the Going family of Granville County, NC).
1785 Nov 9 – 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
1788 Aug – 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.
1788 August, “Thomas Goin” applied to the County Court of Greene County, Tennessee for the 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.” Green County, Tennessee. Greene County Tennessee Court minutes 1783-1796
1788 October 14 – 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 Â£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:
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. Granville Co, NC.
1789 Feb 2 – 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. South Carolina