1765 William Goyne Jr – likely born Orange Co, NC (Y2)

William Goyne Jr 1760-65 – likely born Orange Co, NC, lived in Rutherford Co, NC and Georgia – Son of William Goyne b. 1733 who went to Georgia
BIRTH 1760-65 – DEATH ?

(Y2) YDNA Group

(Link to page on various William “Going’s” and other variations of last name.  See this page to compare this William Goyens to other William Going variations that were in the VA, NC, or SC areas in the 1700s.  List is not complete, but I’ve listed those I know about so far:  https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/various-william-goings-different-ones/ ).


William Goyne b. abt. 1733 in Stafford Co, Va. m. Elizabeth Goyne (unk. maiden name).



Siblings: (His father appears to have been married 3 times):

Children of William Goyne and Elizabeth married about 1752-1773

  • 1) Rebecca Goyne Dick born 1753
  • 2) Allice Goyne King born 1756
  • 3) John Goyne b. 1760
  • 4) Drury Goyne b. 1766
  • 5) William Goyne Jr b. 1765
  • 6) Hardy Goynne b. 1771- Hardy’s children:
    • – John Goyne
    • – Mount Herman Goyne

Children of William Goyne and Hester – m. 1772-1792

Children of William Goyne and Nancy Stroder m. 1794-1816

  • 7) Hiram Davis Goyne b. 1799
  • 8) Tyra Alexander Goyne b. 1804

He was alive in 1817 when his father wrote his will – so death cannot be in 1796.

William Goyne, Jr, son of William Goyne and Elizabeth Goyne, was born about 1760-65.

1780 “Daniel Goyen and William Goyen” appraised a gun that was put into Revolutionary service by Moses Hollis in 1780. The gun was used “in publick service under General Sumpter;” appraised to £1, 10 shillings. The gun was used in service under Capt. Lewis for 12 days during June 1780. The gun was used for 18 days during July 1781 “under Lieut. Hollis. Daniel Gowen and William Gowen appeared before Chas. Pickett, J. P. to acknowledge making the appraisal. Daniel Gowen was able to sign his name; the signature was “Daniel Going.” William Gowen signed with an “X” for his mark.

1782 In a consecutive claim with John Goyen, William Goyen filed Audited Account 3018, stating that he served in the militia in 1782 under Capt. Charles Lewis. He also witnessed the claim of John Goyen, suggesting a relationship between the two.

1782 “Daniel Goyen” had served in the South Carolina militia during 1782 under Lt. John Hollis, according to South Carolina Audited Account 3015. It appears that he was closely associ­ated with “John Goyen” Account 3017 and “William Goyen,” Account 3018.

1785 Feb 25 – William Goin was named as security February 25, 1785 for a bond posted by John Payne, administrator of the estate of Nathan Thomson, according to “Camden District, South Carolina Wills and Administrations, 1781-1787.” On the same date he was named as one of the appraisers of the estate.

1785 May 23 “John Goyen” served in the South Carolina militia under Lt. James Pickett, Capt. Charles Lewis and in Gen. Henderson’s Brigade during 1782 and 1783. On May 23, 1785, he filed a claim for a horse lost in militia service in 1782. He also filed for 42 days service under the command of Lt. Pickett and 21 days service under the command of Capt. Lewis, according to Audited Account No. 3017.
An affidavit was attached to the claim:
“Then appeared in court William Gladden and William Goyen and made oath that the above mentioned horse was appraised by them. Then appeared John Goyen and made oath that the above horse was lost or taken by the enemy in the service of the state in the expedition against the enemy under the command of Gen. Henderson.
Signed: Charles Pickett, J.P.
Certified Charles Lewis, Capt.”

1785 July 27 – William Going and Spencer McCay receive 200 acres on the head of Stony Run. Rutherford Co, NC http://www.nclandgrants.com/grant/?mars=  ,  1786 Oct 29 – Name: William Going. Issue Date: 9 Aug 1787. Residence Place: Rutherford, North Carolina, USA. Certificate Number Range: 304-636. Description: Rutherford 304-636. 200 acres on head of Stony Run. Chain carriers: William Going Jr, John Going. Rutherford Co, NC. https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=try&db=NCLandGrants&h=81728

1786 The household of John Goin was recorded in 1786 in Camden District, Fairfield District, page 20 as:
“Goin, John white male over 16
white female
white female
white male under 16
white female”

1786 Nov 8 – “William Going” was named as security for the bond of Mary Tapley, administratrix of the estate of John Tapley November 8, 1786. Camden Dist, SC

1787 Fairfield Co, SC – East of the Wateree – pg 4
William Goin – 1 slave

1787 Jul 10 – “William Gouyen” applied for the administration of the estate of John Kenney July 7, 1787. The citation was publicly read “at the place of worship on Swift Creek July 10, 1787, ac­cording to “Camden District, South Carolina Wills and Administrations, 1781-1787.”

William Going, Jr. (William Goyne’s son) was married July 14, 1785 to Polly Griffin, according to Rutherford County, North Carolina Marriages, 1783-1850.”  “William Goinges” was their bondsman and signed Bond No. 13360.  F. Walker was a witness to the marriage of William Going, Jr. and Polly Griffin Going.

He first appeared on the tax rolls of in 1797 in Wilkes County and registered for the land lottery in 1805.

William Goyne, Jr. who was last recorded in the tax records of Wilkes County, Georgia in 1799.

1810 NC Rutherford Co US Census – William Gowin 1 male over 45, 3 males 16 to 25, 1 female over 45.
(Same page is James Gowin 1 male 26 to 44, 1 female 16 to 2, 3 females under 10).

1810 US Census – William Gowin
Name: William Gowin
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Rutherford, North Carolina
Free White Persons – Males – 16 thru 25: 3
Free White Persons – Males – 45 and over: 1  (b. bef. 1766)
Free White Persons – Females – 26 thru 44: 1
Number of All Other Free Persons: 6
Numbers of Slaves: 1
Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
Number of Household Members: 12

He received $1.50 from his father’s estate, according to the will written January 4, 1816.

He was surety for the administration of the estate of Shadrack Stodder by his widow September 14, 1816, according to Warren County Administrator’s Bond Book A, page 46.

1817 William Goyne is on the Warren County, Georgia property tax list.

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