1770 Elijah Goyen married Doshea Bland (Y1)

(Why all the different spellings? Click the following link for an explanation:  https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/goyen-family/ ).

(Y1) YDNA Group

Elijah Goyen – 1770 – 1807, married to:  Doshea Bland (who married Elijah Goyen first, then remarried to John Plaxco after Elijah died)
Doshea Bland’s 2nd marriage was to John Plaxco

Parents of Elijah Goyen:

Drury Goyen and Sarah “Sallie” Baxter

Children of Elijah Goyen:

Drury B. Goyen b abt. 1805
Sarah Goyen b. abt. 1800

Siblings of Elijah Going:

1) Martha Going born about 1768 – d. Aug 19, 1813,  (Married 1790 to – Larkin “Asa” Tindall (d 1841)- moved to Warren County, Ga).
2) Elijah Going born in 1770 – d. 1807 (Chester, SC)
3) Job Going b. Sept 5, 1772 Chester, SC-d. April 23, 1834, Tuscaloosa Co, AL m. Rebecca Lockert – of Aaron and Sarah Miles Lockert
4) Isaac Going born April 28, 1775 (Chester, SC) – (Married on Aug 21, 1804 to Rebecca Palmer)
5) James Going born in 1777
6) Sarah Baxter Going born 1786
7) Mary Going born in 1787
8) Rebecca Going born about 1789
9) Thomas Baxter Going born in 1795

Family Search Tree Online: Elijah Going b. abt 1770


Y-DNA:  See the following page for Y-DNA results for this line:

Y-DNA information for Goyen:  https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/y-dna-for-goyen/

Y-DNA matches (most distant known ancestors of people we match – have common paternal ancestor with these people):  https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/ydna-matches/

Early life to Adulthood:

Elijah Goyen was born about 1770, likely in Orange County, North Carolina.   By 1771 his father Drury Goyen has moved his family to Fairfield County, South Carolina on Wateree Creek.

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Elijah Goyen’s father, Drury Goyen, fights in the Revolutionary War, and shortly after moves the family to Chester County, South Carolina on Turkey Creek.

1784 Drury Goyen survey 200a Fairfield SC marked 1784 Goyen, Drury plat survey in Fairfield SC three islands in the Broad River snipped

(1784 land plats to Drury Goyen – showing location where he moves his family).

Elijah Goyen grows up in the Chester, York, Union and Fairfield County areas of South Carolina.

1795 Nov 11 – Drury Gowing and Elijah G. Going both sign an affidavit on behalf of Moses Williams in his petition to receive benefits as a wounded soldier in the Revolutionary War:

1785 SC York Dist Moses Williams rev war pens app Drury Going and Elijah Going as supt wits_Page_1

1785 SC York Dist Moses Williams rev war pens app Drury Going and Elijah Going as supt wits_Page_1

1785 SC York Dist Moses Williams rev war pens app Drury Going and Elijah Going as supt wits_Page_2

1785 SC York Dist Moses Williams rev war pens app Drury Going and Elijah Going as supt wits_Page_2

1785 SC York Dist Moses Williams rev war pens app Drury Going and Elijah Going as supt wits_Page_3

1785 SC York Dist Moses Williams rev war pens app Drury Going and Elijah Going as supt wits_Page_3

1785 SC York Dist Moses Williams rev war pens app Drury Going and Elijah Going as supt wits_Page_4

1785 SC York Dist Moses Williams rev war pens app Drury Going and Elijah Going as supt wits_Page_4

Elijah Goyen marries Doshea Bland some time between 1796 to some time in 1800.   Elijah’s father Drury Goyen dies in 1796. Widow Sarah Goyen, and son Elijah Goyen are appointed as executors of his Drury Goyen’s estate.

1796 April 18 – These are to leite and admonishe all the kindred and creditors of Drewry Goings deceased to appear at next July Court to show cause if any they have why letters of administration may not be granted to Elisha Goings and Clayton Rogers Esqr as administrators of the said Decedents Estate, at which time the Court will proceed to grant letters of administration to them the said Elisha Goings and Clayton Rogers Esqr except legal objections are made to direct to the contrary. WitnessSamuel Lacey, Clerk of Chester County Court this Eighteenth day of April … 1796 … Samuel Lacy, Clerk. Chester County, South Carolina. Apartments 019-022, Packages 287-430 https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-FFS4-9J?i=529&wc=MPPL-MNG%3A190567701%2C190567702%2C190567703%2C190690101&cc=1911928

1796 July 26 – Letters of administration are issued to Elijah Going and Sarah Going … Signed: Elijah Going, Sarah Going, Thomas Robins, James Johnston. Chester Co, SC. Apartments 019-022, Packages 287-430 https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-FFS4-9J?i=529&wc=MPPL-MNG%3A190567701%2C190567702%2C190567703%2C190690101&cc=1911928

1796 October 14 – Chester County Court issues “I do hereby certify that Aaron Lockart, Francis Kirkpatrick and Charles Gillmore were sworn to appraise and make an inventory of the estate of Drury Going as directed within before me. Signed: Clayton Rogers, JP.
The inventory of the property included:
Property of Job Going 15-12-0 (bay mare, 4 hogs)
Property of Elijah Going 20-0-0 (chesnut sorrell horse)
Property of Isaac Going 12-0-0 (sorell horse)
Asia Tindall 28-0-0 (black mare, woman saddle)
Probate records, 1787-1799, Vol. A pg 325. Chester County, South Carolina
Probate records, 1798-1803, Vol. B pg. 360

1797 March 3 – sale of the Estate of Drury Going is filed with the court. Purchasers at the estate included:
Sarah Going x 19 entries with many items
Elijah Going x 7 entries
Isaac Going x 4 entries
Job Going x 6 entries
William Faryse x 3 entries
Clayton Rogers x 4 entries
Wm Brown x 1 entry
Robert Elliott x 3 entries
Andrew Walker x 1 entry
Probate records, 1787-1799, Vol. A pg 320-321. Chester County, South Carolina

1797 Apr 20 – Estate of Going to Mrs Going, Isaac Going, Elijah Going, James Going, Job Going, – Pursuant to the orders of the commissioners appointed to appraise and divide the Real Estate of Drury Going decd, I have laid off the above tract of one hundred and seven acres and 1/3 it being part of the 250 acre tract on which said deceased formerly lived, and now laid off for the use of the widow of the said deceased including the dwelling house and spring. Adjacent to Aaron Lockert’s land, Elliotts corner. Plat No. 1 – Mrs Going’s part lower division on the River east side. Signed: William Gaston – Dept Surveyor. Recorded on Sept 12, 1814. bk M, p 197-199. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSLK-NS88-5?i=117&cat=340217
1797 April 21 – By order of the commissioners appointed to divide the real estate of Drury Goyin deceased, I have laid off 71 acres and 1/3 of land being the middle tract of the 250 acres tract on which the said Drury Goyin formerly lived. Adjacent to the Broad River, land for Mrs Going, Robert Elliott’s land. Plat No 2 Middle division on East side of Broad River. Signed: William Gaston – Dept Surveyor. Recorded on Sept 12, 1814. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSLK-NS88-5?i=117&cat=340217
1797 April 21 – Commissioners appointed to divide the real estate of Drury Goyen decd71 and 1/3 acres of land on which the deceased formerly lived. Adjacent Elliott’s land, and the Broad River. Plat No. 3 upper division. East side of Broad River. Signed: William Gaston Deputy Surveyor. Recorded Sept 12, 1814. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSLK-NS88-5?i=117&cat=340217
1797 April 21 – By order of the commissioners appointed to divide the lands of Drury Goyn deceased . . . a tract of land situate in Union County, purchased by said Goyins from Mery McGuire for 319 acres – find it to contain only 259 acres clear of Robert Smith’s old granted land. Adjacent Broad River, Hughes’ land, Capt Palmer’s land, Robert Smith’s land, Robert Elliott’s land, Samuel Tolbert’s land. Plat No 4 on the west side of Broad River. Signed. William Gaston Deputy Surveyor. Recorded Sept 12, 1814. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSLK-NS88-5?i=117&cat=340217
1797 April 11 – By order of the Commissioners appointed to divide the real estate of Drury Goyne deceased . . . tract of land belonging to said estate in Union County, on Laurel Branch waters of Fannings Creek, purchased by said Drury Goyns from Charles Brock and said to be 80 acres, . . . I find within the lines of said tract 113 acres . . . Adjacent to McKissocks land, Robert Smith’s land, Laurel Branch, Brock’s land. Plat No 5on the West side of Broad River. Signed: William Gaston Deputy Surveyor. Recorded Sept 12, 1814. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSLK-NS88-6?i=118&cat=340217
1797 April 21 – a true platt of 100 acres of land belonging to estate of Drury Goyin deceased in Chester County, including Elliott’s old field . . . Adjacent Joseph Robertsons land, Cherry’s land, Job Goen’s land, Aaron Lockert’s land. No. 6 on East side of Broad River. Signed: William Gaston. Proved up on Sept 12, 1814. pgs 197-199. Union Co, SC.   https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSLK-NS88-6?i=118&cat=340217

Doshea Bland is identified by her father, Edward Bland, in his will dated October 12, 1797.  The will is probated on June 9, 1800. Edward Bland identifies the following family member in his will:  His beloved wife Frankey, his beloved son William Bland, his two daughters, Dosha and Elizabeth, his wife Frankey and his son in law George Plaxco were appointed as executors of the will.  The will was witnessed by William Bland and James Plaxco.  It appears that Elizabeth was the daughter that married George Plaxco.  Dosha married Elijah Goyen, but she remarried to John Plaxco after Elijah Goyen died.

1797 - 1801 Bland, Edward will in 1797 naming Dosha and Elizabeth as daughters and George Plaxco as son in law_Page_11797 - 1801 Bland, Edward will naming Dosha and Elizabeth as daughters and George Plaxco as son in law_Page_2 (2)


1798 Aug 25 – Elijah Going witnesses the will of Aaron Lockert in Chester County, South Carolina:

1799 SC Chester Co Elijah Going witnesses Aaron Lockerts will p1

1799 SC Chester Co Elijah Going witnesses Aaron Lockerts will p1

1799 SC Chester Co Elijah Going witnesses Aaron Lockerts will p2

1799 SC Chester Co Elijah Going witnesses Aaron Lockerts will p2

1798 Aug 27 – Elijah Going witnesses a land transaction involving Aaron Lockhart in Deed bk F, pg 244-245.  Chester County, South Carolina :

1775-1798 Aaron Lockhart buys land witnessed by Elijah Going

1775-1798 Aaron Lockhart buys land witnessed by Elijah Going

The 1800 US Census in Chester County, South Carolina lists Elijah Goin as a resident:

1800 US Census Chester with Elijah Goin

1800 US Census Chester with Elijah Goin

1800 April 15 – Account by Elijah Going showing payments made of:
— April 14, 1797 to William Gaston for 12 dollars
— Feb 16, 1798 to Mr Ruthaford 13
Chester Co, SC. Apartments 019-022, Packages 287-430 https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-FFS4-9J?i=529&wc=MPPL-MNG%3A190567701%2C190567702%2C190567703%2C190690101&cc=1911928

1803 March 17 – Elijah Going turns in accounting on estate of Drury Going with the following entries:
–1798 March 11 – Accounting of Drury Going decd estate.
–Paid to Job Going July 17, 1802 – 72.2.0
–Paid Asa Tindall July 10, 1798 – 72.2.0
–Paid Isaac Going July 17, 1802 – 72.2.0
–Paid James Going July 17, 1802 – 80.1.0
Signed: James Kirkpatrick, Charles Gillmore, Aaron Lockhart.
Chester Co, SC. Apartments 019-022, Packages 287-430 https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-FFS4-9J?i=529&wc=MPPL-MNG%3A190567701%2C190567702%2C190567703%2C190690101&cc=1911928

1805 Jan 15 – James Gowen from Elijah and Sarah Gowen, – Sarah Goine adminx of Elijah Goine admnr of Drury Goine decd of Chester Dist, SC, in consideration of one shilling paid by James Goine, grant to James Goine two tracts of land on west side of Broad River in Union Dist. One tract on bank of Broad River on Hughes’ line, containing 259 acres, the other tract in Union Dist on Branches of Fannin Creek, adj Robert Smith’s line, containing 113 acres, Signed: Elijah Going, Sarah Going. Wits: Job GoingJeremiah Going. Proved up on Jan 24, 1805 by Job Going. bk H, p 207 Union Co, SC

1805 Sept 20 – out of Drury Going decd estate, Elijah Going paid Mary Going $75
1806 April 9 – paid Mary Going $265
1807 Feb 16 – paid Mary Going $29
Probate records, 1805-1810, Vol. D p. 168. Chester Co, SC
Probate records, 1805-1810, Vol. D p. 234.

1806 Oct 25 – … I Robert Elliott of the District of Chester and State aforesaid for and in consideration of the sum of $6500 dollars to me in hand paid by Joseph and Z Reed of the District of Union and State aforesaid have bargained, sold … unto the said Joseph and Z Reed a certain tract or parcel of land lying in the District of Chester o the East banks of Broad River containing 675 acres … more or less bounded by … a corner of Elijah Going’s land, on the Bank of the River and running thence S 76 degrees E with said Going’s line … to a corner of Job Going’s land … with said Job Going’s line … a corner of Warren Buford’s land .. with said Buford’s line … Signed: Robert Elliot. Wit: Job Going, Isaac J Foster. Proved up by Job Going in Chester County Court on March 20, 1807 before Rosborough JP. Deed bk M, pg 67. Chester County, South Carolina.

Elijah Goyen acts as executor of his father’s estate until 1807, when Elijah Goyen unexpectedly dies.  His wife, Doshea Bland Goyen, is appointed as an executor of the estate.

1807 Nov 13 – Doshea and Isaac Going to Joseph Reid (Elijah Going decd estate)…
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-FF3Z-9J?i=71&wc=MPPL-6TL%3A190567701%2C190567702%2C190567703%2C190726101&cc=1911928 (loose probate papers, Chester County, South Carolina).

1807 Nov 14 – Job Going and Dosa Going hath made sent to me to grant them letters of administration of the Estate of Elijah Going deceased.
Probate records, 1805-1810, Vol. D p. 243. Chester County, South Carolina https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-N7GC-T?i=132&wc=M6NW-6P8%3A210904201%2C210975201&cc=1919417 ; https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-FF3H-44?i=70&wc=MPPL-6TL%3A190567701%2C190567702%2C190567703%2C190726101&cc=1911928 (loose papers).

1807 Nov 23 – … we Isaac Going, Doshea Going, Charles Gilmore and William Love – post bond for the administration of Elijah Going decds estate … Signed: Isaac Going,Doshea Going, Charles Gillmore, William Love. Probate records, 1805-1810, Vol. D p. 243. Chester County, South Carolina https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-N7GC-T?i=132&wc=M6NW-6P8%3A210904201%2C210975201&cc=1919417 ; https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-FF3C-4K?i=68&wc=MPPL-6TL%3A190567701%2C190567702%2C190567703%2C190726101&cc=1911928 (loose papers)

1807 Dec 2 – Inventory of the Estate of Elijah Going decd taken – Signed: Charles Gillmore, John McKelvy, William Love.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-FF3Z-L2?i=60&wc=MPPL-6TL%3A190567701%2C190567702%2C190567703%2C190726101&cc=1911928 (appraisal loose papers).
1807 Dec 22 – Sale of estate of Elijah Going decd – Buyers at estate include:
Isaac Going 
Doshea Going (widow)
Job Going
John Thompson
James Bell x2
Moses Lockert
John Palmer
Phil Prate
Jacob Clack
John McCool
William Love
Elias Love
James Hendrick
David Boyd
Valentine Bell
Mrs Vicki Bell
Mary Going
Esqr Plaxco
Mr McCullough
Asa Tindall
James Anderson
Jesse Boon
James Vagher
Elle Davis
Probate records, 1805-1810, Vol. D pg 246. Chester County, South Carolina. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-N75M-5?i=134&wc=M6NW-6P8%3A210904201%2C210975201&cc=1919417 ;
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-FF3C-HJ?i=66&wc=MPPL-6TL%3A190567701%2C190567702%2C190567703%2C190726101&cc=1911928 (loose papers).

1807 Dec 23 – Accounting of Elijah Going decds estate
The dets that is paid out of Elijah Going Estate decd
Dec 23, 1807 Job Going paid ouf of the estate 97.83
George Bailey paid whisky for sale 8.0
Joseph Brown Ordinary 9.0
Gabriel Harden 4.0
James Darby copy record 1.0
Joshua Foster capias 4.0
Amos Rogers 6.37
John McClvy appraiser 1.0
Joseph Reid 15.16
Doshea Going paid 100.39
James Darby Clark for copy of record of estate 3.0
Feb 11, 1809 Job Going paid 7.23
Leonard Strait for General Tax 1807 2.37.5
William Allman 00.18.11
March 12, 1808 John Lockert Estate paid 6.49
Dec 16, 1808 Sarah Going paid 6.50
Jan 9 1809 Job Going paid 11.0
James Anderson swearing appraisiers and other writing 3.0
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-FF3Z-3L?i=69&wc=MPPL-6TL%3A190567701%2C190567702%2C190567703%2C190726101&cc=1911928 (loose papers probate Chester County, South Carolina).

1808 Jan 4 – receipt in probate recd of Isaac Gowing one dolar for services – signed: James W Darby DC.
Chester Co, SC. Apartments 019-022, Packages 287-430 https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-FFS4-9J?i=529&wc=MPPL-MNG%3A190567701%2C190567702%2C190567703%2C190690101&cc=1911928

1808 Jan 18 Accounting for estate of Elijah Going decd.
Received the 18 of January 1808
Of Joseph Gist 22.0
April 5, 1808 recd Ann Robison 0.28.5
April 6, 1808 recd of George Black 0.12.5
April 6, 1808 recd of William Lockert 0.12.5
Sept 27, 1808 William Hall recd of 1.25
Sept 27, 1808 Mrs Winsor Recd of 0.12.5
James Vogher recd of 149.80
Mary Going recd of 4.12.5
Dec 16 1808 recd of Sarah Going 6.50
Jan 5, 1809 recd of John Vogher 10.0
Rebekah Dick recd of 0.50
Jan 9, 1809 recd of Job Going 10.0
Jan 9 1809 recd of Jacob Black 1.94
Jan 15 1809 recd of Phillip Prate 2.0
Jan 18 1809 recd of Mary Going 0.62.5
Jos McCool 1.62.5, Jas Anderson 3.89, Asa Tindall 10.00
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-FF3H-44?i=70&wc=MPPL-6TL%3A190567701%2C190567702%2C190567703%2C190726101&cc=1911928 (Loose probate papers – Chester County, South Carolina).

1808 May 12 – Sarah Going personally appeared before me the subscribing justice and being duly sworn declared that the writting acct against the Estate of Elijah Going Decd is just and true according to the best of her knowledge sworn to before me the 12 day of Nov 1808. Signed: Sarah Going.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-FF3Z-9J?i=71&wc=MPPL-6TL%3A190567701%2C190567702%2C190567703%2C190726101&cc=1911928 (loose papers – Chester County, South Carolina.)

1808 May 26 Personally appeared Job Going before me the subscribing justice for said Dist and makes oath as the law directs and saith on his oath that the Estate of Elijah Going decd is justly indebeted to him this deponant on a note of land bearing date the 24th December 1799 to the amount of 11 dollars. Signed: Job Going. Phil Noland JP. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-FF3Z-9J?i=71&wc=MPPL-6TL%3A190567701%2C190567702%2C190567703%2C190726101&cc=1911928 (Loose probate papers, Chester County, South Carolina).

1809 Jan 22 the Debts received that was in debted before Elijah Going deceased.
Received of John Vogher 30.0
Feb 23, 1809 received of James Anderson 2.37.5
May 16, received of John Young 75.0
John Young owed before E Going decd
May 16, 1809 received of William Love 25.0
Aug 1 day received of John Misol 1.37.5
Oct 2, 1809 receive of John Canedy 26.25
Oct 19, 1809 received of Job Going 552.0
The Debts that paid out of Elijah Going Decd Estate:
Jan 26, 1809 paid John Kindreck 2.25
Elijah Going owed before his death
Jan 28 1809 paid Richard Hughes 5.00
Elijah Going owed before his death
May 1809 paid Joseph Alexander 103.50
Elijah Going owed before his death.
Ordinarys fee for 18.09 17th Jan 1810.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-FF3Z-3L?i=69&wc=MPPL-6TL%3A190567701%2C190567702%2C190567703%2C190726101&cc=1911928 (loose probate papers, Chester County, South Carolina).

1810 accounting for the Estate of Elijah Going for 1810
Debt due to the Rev Joseph Alexander decsd
Debt Thos Brown
Cost of a suit Execs of E Going v Jos Whyte
Ordinaries fee granting guardianship T. Going.
Book E: pg 95 Chester Co, SC. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-N711-X?i=59&wc=M6NW-X23%3A210904201%2C210982301&cc=1919417

1810 Feb 6 – Accounting of estate of Elijah Going decd
Recd of George Plaxico Esq 12.75
Jan 27 1810 recd of Jas Anderson Esq 11.5
March 15 1810 recd of James Lane Esq 6.0
Owed before the dath of E Going decd
March 8 1810 recd of Joseph Gist Eterny 170.16
March 23, recd of James Lane Esq 3.50
June 25, recd of James Lane Esq 32.50
Owed before death of Elijah Going decd
July 19 1810 recd of Wm Love 50.0
Nov 7, 1810 recd of Jas Anderson Esq 2.12
Nov 22 1810 recd of Jos Reid Esq 22.0
Jan 5, 1811 recd of Wm Haney constable 11.0
Brought suit against Doct Jame A White for 1.57
Made oath that he had fully settled all demand with Elijah Going before his death constable cost 0.50
Jan 18 1810 E Going owed before his death
March 2, 1810 paid Doct Thomas Brown 17.00
March 2 1810 paid Josph Brown OVD fees. 3.0.20
March 8 paid Jos Gist Eterny E Going owed before his death 170.16
July 19, 1810 paid Joseph Gist Eterny 50.0
July 17 1810 paid Joseph Gist eterny 30.0
Jan 9 1811 paid Joseph Gist eterny 32.0
E Going owed before his death 2.02.16.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-FF3Z-9J?i=71&wc=MPPL-6TL%3A190567701%2C190567702%2C190567703%2C190726101&cc=1911928 (loose papers probate Chester County, South Carolina).

1811 accounting for the Estate of Elijah Going for 1811
Judgment Joseph Alexander debt and cost
Cost of suit v David Boyd
Thos Neely ordinary for last year
Money recd for said estate.
Book E: pg 123 Chester Co, SC. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-N7B1-C?i=73&wc=M6NW-X23%3A210904201%2C210982301&cc=1919417

1811 Feb 9 – Accounting of Elijah Going decd estate (loose papers):
– Paid Job Going one dollar he paid Thomas Neely for reading the sitation of Elijah Going decd
– March 22, 1811 paid Joseph Gist 25 dollars sixty four cents balance of the above case of debt and costs
– April 19 1811 paid Joseph Gist eterny of cost of suit brought against David Boyd for 33 dollars 50 cent and nothing got 2 dollars fifty cents.
– May 6, 1811 paid Rhuben Saunders Clerk of Union District his cost of suit that the executors of Dr Jos Alexander Decd against the administrators of Elijah Going decd – $6 and 12 and 1/2 cents.
– Aug 11, 1811 paid John Kennedy sheriffs of Chester District five dollars his cost for serving writ on John Plaxico and wife for the executors of Jos Alexander decd.
– Aug 14, 1811 paid John Kennedy 2 dollars 24 cents for serving a writ on David Boyd and nothing got
– August 14, 1811 paid John Rosborough Clerk of Chester District one dollar.
– March 19, 1811 received of John Lusk deputy Sheriffs of Union Dist 25 dollars.
– March 23, 1811 recd of Thomas Draper 20 dollars which I sued for of Travis and Joshua Drapers note
– August 5, 1811 received of John Lusk 19 dollars 37 and 1/2 cents
– Oct 21, 1811 recd of John Lusk 15 dollars.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-FF3C-4K?i=68&wc=MPPL-6TL%3A190567701%2C190567702%2C190567703%2C190726101&cc=1911928 (Chester County, SC – loose probate papers).

Elijah Goyen and Doshea Bland have two known children together – Sarah Goyen born about 1798, and Drury B. Goyen born about 1800.

Children of Doshea Bland and John Plaxco

Elvira Plaxco b. abt 1808-1809 (married Thompson McCluney)

Children of Elvira Plaxco and Thompson McCluney:

Adeline McCluney b. 1829
John McCluney b. 1830
Samuel Thomas McCluney b. 1832
Thaddeus Sobieski McCluney b. 1836


Elijah Going’s estate pays out to “widow’s part”, and “childrens part”:

1808 Going, Elijah accts to be paid Chester SC note saying widows part and childrens part

John Plaxco, husband of Docea Bland – appointed as Drury B. Goyne “guardian” – 3 months before his mother, Sarah Goyen, died in June of 1820 – done to protect his rights to the estate I believe).

1820 Mar 27 Goyen, Drury York w John Plaxco as guardian of Sarah Goings prbate June 5

(April 3, 1815 – George Plaxco appointed guardian – Sarah Goyen (matriarch of the Goyen estate) wrote her will in 1814 – so she must have been ill. I think this was done by Plaxco’s to ensure they got part of estate). The oldest Sarah could have been at this point was 20 – so she could not have been born before 1795).

1815 Goen, Sarah in York SC George Plaxco appt guardian of Sarah and then receiving 454 frm Elijah Going est in 1817

-George Plaxco received $487.57 “settlement” – from “Isaac Gowen, administrator of the estate of Elijah Goen”.
-This was paid March 25, 1817. So she must have still been a minor at this time. (so she could not have been born before 1797 per this document)

Docia Bland remarries to John Plaxco after Elijah Going dies.  John Plaxco dies in 1824, and Docia Plaxco (Bland), his wife, is administrator of the estate.  The settlement of the estate shows Drury Going (Drury B. Goyne – Elijah’s and  Docia’s son) being paid his “Legacy”, as well as Elvira Plaxco – who is now married to Thompson McCluney – as is shown in the probate papers of John Plaxco‘s estate:

1824 Plaxco, Docea adm John Plaxco will w Drury Goyne buying part of estate 1824 Plaxco, Docea adm John Plaxco will w stmt listing Tho B Goyne cash 98 1827 Plaxco, Docea adm John Plaxco est Thompson McCluney sgn recpt for 399 for wife Elvira Plaxco 1827 Plaxco, Docea adm John Plaxco will w Drury Going rec 980 his legacy Elvira Plaxco heir at law 399

Elijah Going – Apartment 23 Pkg 344; Book D Pg 243, Nov 1807:

Book D: pg 243, 244, 245, 246, 247, 248, 249, pg 389
133: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19385-20096-54?cc=1919417&wc=M6NW-6P8:210904201,210975201 (pg 243)
134: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19385-20094-52?cc=1919417&wc=M6NW-6P8:210904201,210975201 (pgs 244, 245)
135: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19385-21624-44?cc=1919417&wc=M6NW-6P8:210904201,210975201 (pgs 246, 247)
136: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19385-20095-53?cc=1919417&wc=M6NW-6P8:210904201,210975201 (pgs 248, 249)
206: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19385-19748-58?cc=1919417&wc=M6NW-6P8:210904201,210975201 (pg 389)

Book E: pg 95, 123
60: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19385-26984-47?cc=1919417&wc=M6NW-X23:210904201,210982301 (pg 95)
74: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19385-26079-5?cc=1919417&wc=M6NW-X23:210904201,210982301 (pg 123)

Elijah Going’s Loose Papers:
Apartment 23, Package 344:
61: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19365-90650-5?cc=1911928&wc=MPPL-6TL:190567701,190567702,190567703,190726101
62: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19365-89358-37?cc=1911928&wc=MPPL-6TL:190567701,190567702,190567703,190726101
63: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19365-89012-28?cc=1911928&wc=MPPL-6TL:190567701,190567702,190567703,190726101
64: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19365-89330-57?cc=1911928&wc=MPPL-6TL:190567701,190567702,190567703,190726101
65: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19365-89331-56?cc=1911928&wc=MPPL-6TL:190567701,190567702,190567703,190726101
66: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19365-89549-96?cc=1911928&wc=MPPL-6TL:190567701,190567702,190567703,190726101
67: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19365-89357-38?cc=1911928&wc=MPPL-6TL:190567701,190567702,190567703,190726101
68: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19365-89254-60?cc=1911928&wc=MPPL-6TL:190567701,190567702,190567703,190726101
69: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19365-89329-46?cc=1911928&wc=MPPL-6TL:190567701,190567702,190567703,190726101
70: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19365-90111-51?cc=1911928&wc=MPPL-6TL:190567701,190567702,190567703,190726101
71: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19365-88417-65?cc=1911928&wc=MPPL-6TL:190567701,190567702,190567703,190726101
72: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19365-90047-16?cc=1911928&wc=MPPL-6TL:190567701,190567702,190567703,190726101
73: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19365-88742-37?cc=1911928&wc=MPPL-6TL:190567701,190567702,190567703,190726101

Elijah Going’s Children (Guardianship):
Loose Papers:
Index: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19362-9087-52?cc=1911928&wc=MPPV-YWP:190567601,192856001,190567602,190560104

Sarah Gowen (child of Elijah Going):
325: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19366-21143-35?cc=1911928&wc=MPPL-T3D:190567601,190561002,190567602,191842601
326: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19366-21358-52?cc=1911928&wc=MPPL-T3D:190567601,190561002,190567602,191842601
Image (York Minute Book):
36: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19424-35688-43?cc=1919417&wc=M6N4-3WP:210905701,211200101

Drury Gowen (child of Elijah Going):
332: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19366-21120-16?cc=1911928&wc=MPPL-T3D:190567601,190561002,190567602,191842601
333: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19366-20922-58?cc=1911928&wc=MPPL-T3D:190567601,190561002,190567602,191842601
Image (York Minute Book):
78: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19424-35022-3?cc=1919417&wc=M6N4-3WP:210905701,211200101

Sarah Baxter Going – d.aprx June 1820
(wife of Drury Going b. 1749) – Apartment 22 Pkg 324; Book H Pg 9:
P22: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19421-100162-2?cc=1919417&wc=M6NW-VWL:210904201,211004401 (pg 9)

Sarah Going’s Loose Papers:
Apartment 22, Package 324:
519: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19365-60678-10?cc=1911928&wc=MPPL-MNG:190567701,190567702,190567703,190690101
520: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19365-61403-53?cc=1911928&wc=MPPL-MNG:190567701,190567702,190567703,190690101

John Plaxco’s estate d. aprx 1824
(Doshea Plaxco – wife/administrator – Doshea Plaxco’s maiden name was Doshea Bland – her first husband was Elijah Going. Her children are Sarah Going, Drury Going, and Elvira Plaxco).
York County Minute Book – Image:
96: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19424-34801-26?cc=1919417&wc=M6N4-3WP:210905701,211200101
Estate Records Books Vol H – Image:
89: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19423-125946-44?cc=1919417&wc=M6NW-P38:210905701,211051301

John Plaxco – York County Loose Papers:
Case 35, File 1480:
192: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19366-41064-55?cc=1911928&wc=MPPG-ZNP:190567601,190561002,190567602,191325201
193: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19366-41630-45?cc=1911928&wc=MPPG-ZNP:190567601,190561002,190567602,191325201
194: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19366-41637-26?cc=1911928&wc=MPPG-ZNP:190567601,190561002,190567602,191325201
195: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19366-42566-32?cc=1911928&wc=MPPG-ZNP:190567601,190561002,190567602,191325201
196: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19366-41347-47?cc=1911928&wc=MPPG-ZNP:190567601,190561002,190567602,191325201
197: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19366-41348-44?cc=1911928&wc=MPPG-ZNP:190567601,190561002,190567602,191325201
198: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19366-41013-32?cc=1911928&wc=MPPG-ZNP:190567601,190561002,190567602,191325201
199: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19366-41635-16?cc=1911928&wc=MPPG-ZNP:190567601,190561002,190567602,191325201
200: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19366-40938-32?cc=1911928&wc=MPPG-ZNP:190567601,190561002,190567602,191325201
201: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19366-40570-44?cc=1911928&wc=MPPG-ZNP:190567601,190561002,190567602,191325201

3) Elijah Going born in 1770 – 1807 (probate records in file)
-married to a) Docea Bland b. (unk)

Children born to Elijah Going and Docea are:
Sarah Going (also listed as Goen in court ppw – guardianship ppw in 1815) – b (unk)
Drury B. Going (also listed as Goyen in court 1820 guardianship ppw) b. about 1800

1824 Jan 18 – Joseph Reid v John Plaxico et al Bill 105, 1820-1840, Chester County, South Carolina
… To the honorable the Judges of the said Court Joseph Reed your orator complaining humbly shews unto your honors that Elisha Goyen in his life time was seized and possessed in fee of a tract of land containing one hundred and fifty acres situate and being in the District of Chester on the Waters of Broad River and being so seized and possessed died intestate leaving Doshea Going his widow now the wife of John Plaxico entitled by law to one third of the real estate. Sarah Going now the wife of Thomas Nowlen & Drury Going the son of the deceased now a minor about 17 years old are each entitled to one half of the remaining two thirds. That your orator have purchased and attained the fee simple to the shares of.
That no division or partition of the said land have been made and that by law your orator is entitled to the shares of those legatees of the said Elish Goyen deceased. That it is in consumant that the said parties should hold the said lands any longer in common and that they are desirous to hold the same in severably which ? will be now without the aid of this honorable court where such matters are most properly cognizable and is cureable and therefore that the same may be done and that your honors decree division and partition of the said land or that the same may be sold according to law and that a commission my agree for that purpose and that such other decree may be made by your hands as your honors shall deem meet.
May it please your honors to grant to your orator the usual process to ejoinder the appearance of the said minor by his guardian upon the usual terms.
And your orator as in duty bound will ever pray.
Signed: Farn and Sims, Pltfs Attys.
Order: Assigned William McCreight, John Gilmore, John Brandon, Thomas McDaniel, and James McCluney or any three of them to do the partition …
1824 Feb 17 – Pursuantly to a writ of partition to us directed by the honorable Court of Equity at Chester in June last directing us to make a Division of the real estate of Elijah Going decd we have this day being duly sworn as the law directs proceeded to execute the said writ. After viewing and appraising the said tract of land in the said writ expressed are unanomously of opinion that the said land cannot be fairly and equally divided between the parties interested therin without manifestly injuring the whole of them by dividing into small tracts which will greatly reduce it value. We do therefore certify to the court as our opinion that it will be most to the advantage of all parties that the said tract of land to be whold which said tract of land valued six dollars per acres.
Signed: John Gillmore, William McCreight, John Brandon.
On motion of Hammands and Sims Compl. … it is ordered that James R Woods Esq be appointed gaurdian ad litem for Drury Going an infant one of the Defendants.
Bill for Partition
1824 Oct 1 – The Commission who was ordered to sell the land described in Complainants Bill respectfully reports that in pursuance of said order he proceeded to sell said land at Chester Court House on the second day of August 1824, and that the same was bidd off by Joseph Reid at 2 dollars and 25 cents per acre, the tract containing 150 acres, making in the whole $337.50 and that said Joseph has failed to comply with the Coms of said order in paying in cash the amount required and inving bond and security for the balance.
Signed: James Woods.

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