1762 Jacob Gowen of Henry Co, Va

Jacob Gowen b. 1762 m. Nancy Smith

Marriage was on January 18, 1792 in Patrick County, Va – according to Ancestry.com: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=3002&h=30987&ssrc=pt&tid=22841171&pid=29122370466&usePUB=true

death before June 26, 1839 (when widow applied for benefits).

Parents:

Unk

Children:

Unk Gowen daughter married to Edward Purdue

Siblings:

Unk

Jacob Gowen Illinois / Indiana – Rev War pension application
Born 1762 in Henry Co, Va (Halifax County, Va at the time, later turned into Patrick/Henry Counties)
Died before June 1839
Served in Va – private – under Capt Wells and Col Lyon for 6 months
Resident of Vermillion Co, Ill in 1834 when app filed
Entered service in Henry Co, Va. July 1780
Reenlisted in summer of 1781
Served directly under General Washington. Was at
York until Cornwallis surrendered
Removed to Kentucky and lived there about 30 years
Removed to Veir County for 7 years
Then moved to Vermillion Co, Illinois where still lived in 1834 application
Affid in 1834 Shelby Co, Indiana of Richard Barnes 72 yrs states he knew
Jacob Gowen from early youth in Henry Co Va, to Kentucky, to Illinois (when he moved there 13-14 yrs ago).
Moved to Lawrence Co, Indiana in 1836 per 1838 affid requesting change in where
payments sent.
Died before June 26, 1839 when his widow applied for continuing benefits.

1783 tithes/ whites over 21/ slaves over 16/ slaves under 16/ horses/ cattle Henry Co Va
frame 37, Going, John Zephaniah Going, Claiborn Going, James Going 42005/14
Going, David William Going, Charles Going Jacob Going 420068
frame 38, Going, James 110026
Going, Moses 11
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/henry.htm

1784 frame 86, Going, Jesse 110025 Henry Co Va
Going, John & 2 sons 3112006
frame 87, Going, Moses 110025
frame 88, Going, David Wm, Chas. & Jacob 43109/13
Going, John 1100022
Going, James 1100210
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/henry.htm

1787A free tithes 16 and over/ slaves over 16/ slaves under 16/ horses/ cattle – Henry Co Va
frame 253, Going, John Senr.: Jno & Zephaniah 20011/30
Going, Claiborne 0000
Going, Shadrack 1009/13
Going, Nathan 0001
Going, James 00025
Going, Jno (Mayo River) 10014
Going, David & Wm & Jacob 20010/5
Going, Jno (Dan River) 00015
Going, Charles 0001
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/henry.htm

1800 frame 288, Going, Joseph 2003 Patrick Co Va
Going, Isaac 1003
Going, Benjamin 1001
Going, Labon 1002
Going, Caleb 1001
Going, William 1003
Going, James 2004
Going, Martin 1
Going, Shadrick 0005
Going, Obed 1
Going, Jacob 1002
Going, David 1002
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/patrick.htm

1791 frame 150, Going, Shadrack 2005 Patrick Co Va
Going, Claborn (Dan River) 1001
Going, Labon 1001
Going, Benjamin Senr. 2005
Going, Nathan 1001
Going, Joseph 1202
Gowing, John 1001
Going, Isaac 1001
Going, James (Dan River) 1003
Going, William 2003
Going, Benjamin Junr. 1001
Gowing, David 1006
frame 151, Gowing, Jacob 1001
Gowing, Charles 1001
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/patrick.htm

1792 frame 163, Gowing, David 2008 Patrick Co Va
Gowing, Isaac 1001
Gowing, Benjamin Sr. 3006
Gowing, Shadrack 2005
Gowing, Labon 1001
Going, Nathan 1002
Gowing, Claborn 1001
Gowing, James Junr. 1001
Going, Joseph 1201
Going, Benjamin Jr. 1001
Going, Charles 1002
Going, Jacob 1001
Going, John Junr. 1
Going, James 1003
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/patrick.htm

1798 frame 250, Goin, Obediah 1 Patrick Co Va
Goin, Labon 1001
Goin, Shadrack Junr. 1001
frame 251, Goin, David 2005
Goin, Isaac 1005
Goin, Shadrack Sen. 2005
Goin, Jacob 1002
Goin, John (Mayo) 1
Goin, Benjamin 1
Goin, John (Big Dan River) 2
Goin, James 2006
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/patrick.htm

1810 KY Jessamine Co US Census w Jacob Goin

1810 KY Jessamine Co US Census Jacob Goin

1810 KY Jessamine Co US Census Jacob Goin

1818 to 1836 Jacob Gowen’s Revolutionary War pension payments:

1818 IL Jacob Gowen pension payments 1818 to 1836

1818 IL Jacob Gowen pension payments 1818 to 1836

Ancestry.com ling:  Jacob Gowen Revolutionary War pension payments in Illinois

The pension payments above indicate that Jacob Gowen moved to Indiana in 1836 or 1837.

1830 IL Vermillion Co US Census w Jacob Goins

1830 IL Vermillion Co US Census Jacob Goins

1830 IL Vermillion Co US Census Jacob Goins

Jacob Gowen applied for his Revolutionary War pension benefits in 1834.  The following is an abstract of that application:

1834 IL Jacob Gowen rev war pension application_Page_1

1834 IL Jacob Gowen rev war pension application_Page_1

1834 IL Jacob Gowen rev war pension application_Page_2

1834 IL Jacob Gowen rev war pension application_Page_2

1834 IL Jacob Gowen rev war pension application_Page_3

1834 IL Jacob Gowen rev war pension application_Page_3

Copies of the originals can be found at: Ancestry.com link to Jacob Gowen’s Revolutionary War pension application

Jacob Gowen continued receiving pension payments for his Revolutionary War service in Indiana in 1837, and the last payment was sent either March or September of 1838.

1837 IN Jacob Gowen recd Rev War pension payments in 1837 and beginning of 1838

1837 IN Jacob Gowen recd Rev War pension payments in 1837 and beginning of 1838

Ancestry.com link to Jacob Gowen pension payments in 1837 to 1838 in Indiana

 

 

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