1787 Hugh Goings b. abt 1787 m. Nancy Fogg of Fairfield Co, SC

Hugh Goings b. abt 1787 m. Nancy Fogg of Fairfield Co, SC

Parents: 

Children: 

Mary Elizabeth Gowen born about 1807
Nancy Gowen born about 1808
Daniel Gowen born about 1810
William A. Gowen born about 1811
Martha Gowen born about 1815
Wyatt Gowen born about 1818
Mary Gowen born about 1820
Margaret Jane Gowen born about 1822
Robert W. Gowen born about 1831

Siblings: 

Daniel Goin 1772
Margaret Goin 1780 m. Jarvis Gibson
Hugh Goin 1787
Polly Goin 1795 m. Benjamin Harrison
Robert Goin 1796
Nancy Goin 1797 m. John McCully is married by 1827 when he is at estate, and 1832 when he is noted in probate as Nancy’s husband. (in 1818 was m. to John Lavender when Daniel Going’s will was written)
William Goin 1798

State and Counties related: 

FACTS and NOTES: 

1810 – Name: Hugh Goings
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Fairfield, South Carolina
Free White Persons – Males – Under 10: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 16 thru 25: 1 (b. btw. 1785-1794)
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 26 thru 44: 1 (b. btw. 1766-1784)
Numbers of Slaves: 1
Number of Household Members Under 16: 2
Number of Household Members Over 25: 1
Number of Household Members: 5

1820 – Name: Hugh Goins
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Fairfield, South Carolina
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free White Persons – Males – Under 10: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 10 thru 15: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 26 thru 44: 1 (b. btw. 1776-1794)
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 15: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 26 thru 44: 1 (b. btw. 1776-1794)
Slaves – Males – Under 14: 2
Slaves – Males – 26 thru 44: 1
Slaves – Females – Under 14: 2
Slaves – Females – 14 thru 25: 2
Number of Persons – Engaged in Agriculture: 4
Free White Persons – Under 16: 6
Free White Persons – Over 25: 2
Total Free White Persons: 8
Total Slaves: 7
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 15

1820 Feb 8: Lyttleton Hollis, Moses Hollis, Burwell Hollis, Benjamin Hollis, John Dunlap and Elizabeth his wife of Fairfield, convey to Hugh Going one half of a moiety of a tract of land in Fairfield on Wateree Creek part of 200 acres originally granted to John Lee,
conveyed to Notley Hollis, and by Elizabeth Hollis conveyed to James Hollis, on Father deceased, she being the only heir at law of the said Notley. Wits: P E Peareson, James Greg. Signed: Lyttleton Hollis, Benjamin Hollis, and Burrel Hollis. Proved up by P E Peareson on Sept 2, 1822. pgs 174 and 175. Fairfield County, South Carolina.

1820 Sept 1: Samuel Starke agrees to give Hugh Goins four hundred dollars next January and two hundred dollars the January following for a certain tract of land containing 103 acres called the Littleton Hollis tract. Hugh Goins agrees to warrant title to the land mentioned, adjoining land of John Picket Junior, Burrell Hollis, John Hollis, and William Hollis, on the Mill Creek Branch waters of Wateree Creek. Wits: Musco Boulware, John McCulley. Signed Samuel Starke and Hugh Goen. Proved up by Musco Boulware on Feb 27, 1821. pgs 22 and 23. Fairfield County, South Carolina

1821 March 10: John Pickett of Fairfield District conveys 103 acres to Hugh Going, half of the tract owned by James Hollis Sr and bought by Zachariah Canty, conveyed to Hugh Going, bounded by land of Richard Harrison, John Pickett Jr, on the Wateree Creek. Witnesses: James B Mobley, Samuel S Hall. Signed: John Pickett. Proved up by James B Mobly on April 15, 1822. pg 173 and 174. Fairfield County, South Carolina.

1822 Feb 2: Hugh Goen of Fairfield conveys one half of a tract of two hundred acres to Samuel Starke, originally granted to John Lee in Fairfield, on Wateree Creek, on the waters of the Wateree River. Lee conveyed to Notley Hollis, and by Elizabeth Hollis conveyed to James Hollis, and by General Zachariah Canty to Littleton Hollis, Moses Hollis, Benjamin Hollis, and Elizabeth Dunlap, and they conveyed to Hugh Goen, after deducting what was conveyed by General Canty to John Hollis Jr. Wits: Jesth Pickett, Thomas Stark. Signed: Hugh Goen. Proved up by Jesth Pickett on May 9, 1822. pg 171 to 173. Fairfield County, South Carolina.

1825 Feb 26: Daniel Goen Sr conveys 386 and 3/4 acres to Hugh Goen, originally part of a tract of 1000 acres to Archibd McNeel on Dec 4, 1771. In Fairfield, on Floods Branch and Crooked Branch waters of the Wateree River. Bounded by lands of Daniel Goen JrWm Goen’s children, Wm Coleman, and John Ellison. Wits M A M Leggo, Hugh S English. Signed: Daniel Goen, Sr. M A M Leggo proved up on March 5, 1825. pg 144 and 145. Fairfield County, South Carolina.

1825 Feb 26: Daniel Goen Sr conveys 393 and 1/4 acres to Daniel Goen Jr, orig part of a tract of 1000 acres granted to Archibald McNeel on Dec 4, 1771 and part of tract of 100 acres to John Winn, July 21, 1775, in Fairfield, on Horse Branch and Floods Branch, waters of Wateree River. Bounded by lands of Robert Goen, Hugh Goen, Daniel Goen, Daniel Aikin, David Aiken. Wits: M A M Leggo and Hugh L English. Signed: Daniel Goen, Sr. Proved up by M A M Leggo on March 5, 1825. pg 142 and 143. Fairfield County, South Carolina.

1827 Robert Goen – Probate Court Minutes – Letters of Admin:
Hugh Goin appointed admin of Robert Goin decd estate
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1827 Robert Goen – Probate Court – Admin:
Bond for Hugh Goin, Daniel Goin, and John McCully to administer estate.
Appraise Order: Daniel Goin, John McCully, John M. Coleman, James Cason, John Ellison.
Wit: Nathaniel Ford, JP.
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1827 Robert Goin – Probate Court Mins – Appraisal and Sale:
Sale of Robert Goin estate – buyers: Robt W. Smith, Littleton Hollis, Jas. Guy, R. W. Smith, James Cockrell, Musco Boulware, R. W. Smith, Jarvis Gibson, Daniel Goin, John M. Coleman, Siwa Smith, Willaim Smith, James C Havis, Daniel Goin, Hugh Barkley, John McCully, Jas McGrady, Daniel Goin, Hugh Goin, Samuel Stone, Thos D. Peay, Nathl Ford, Mansel Hall, Mary Goin
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1827 probate of Daniel Gowens, will written in 1818 Jan: Daniel Gowens – Estate:
Estate: will, 1818, Fairfield, South Carolina, USA.  “Daniel Gowens” made his will in January 1818 in Fairfield County. There is no record of probate. It was recorded October 10, 1828 in Fairfield County. Named were his wife Jean and his seven children: Hugh, Daniel, William, Robert, Margaret, Nancy, and Polly, according to Fairfield County Will Book 5, page 231.
The will read:
Will of Daniel Gowens
In the Name of God, Amen, I, Daniel Gowens, of the State of South Carolina and District of Fairfield, being in Sound Mine and Memory, but in a Weak State of health, Knowing that is is appointed for all Men to die, do Make and ordain this my last Will and Testament.
My Body I recommend to the Dust, and my Soul I resign to God when it shall please him to take me to himself by Death, in hopes of a Glorious Immortality beyond the Grave Through Jesus Christ.
And as to what worldly property or Eftate I have been blefsed in this life, I will and dispofe of the Same in Manner following–That is to Say–
First, I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Gean Gowen one Negroe Man named Will and Three Netroe Girls named Patts, big Rachel and Jude; Will and Patts, during her natural Life, and to be difpofed of by her at Death; Big Rachel & Jude, during her natural Life, and to defcend to my Daughter Nancy at her Death; alfo two horses, two Milch Cows and Calves and ten Hogs, the Choice of my Stock, with her wearing apparel, and the whole of my household and Kitcheon Furniture of every kind and description, except what may be herein particularly devised during her Natural Life; also it is my Will that my Said Wife Jean, should occupy and pofsefs the Land and House and Improvements whereon I now live, being a plantation of one hundred acres, purchafed from Daniel Carns, during her natural life for her use and behoof [benefit].
Second, I give and bequeath to Daniel Lavender, Son of my Daughter Nancy Lavender, one Negroe Boy named Isaac, to him and his Heirs forever.
Third, I give and bequeath to my son Hugh Gowens, one Negroe fellow named Sam, and one Negroe fellow named Tom Minnit, one Negroe Wench named Lydy and one Negro Boy named Osmon; also a plantation of Four hundred and ten acres of Land, to be laid off from a Tract of one thoufand acres purchased from McNeel, on that side [of] Said Tract where Hugh now lives, and has improved; also one still, containing forty Gallons and five stands–the whole to him and his heirs forever.
Fourth, I give and bequeath to my Son Daniel Gowens one Negroe Girl name Cloe, one Negroe fellow named Tom Jones, one Negro Boy named Peter and one Negroe Woman named little Rachel; one Cow and Calf; also a plantation of four hundred and ten acres of land, composed of the Tract of one hundred Acres, the land I now live on, to descend to him after the Death of my Wife Jean Gowens, and of three hundred and ten Acres to be laid off from McNeels Tract, on the Side adjoining the Said one hundred Acres; also one Still, containing eighty-four gallons and five Stands; the whole to him and his Heirs forever.
Fifth, I give and bequeath to my Daughter Polly Harrison, one Negroe Woman named Amey, one Negroe Boy named Ephraim and one Negroe Woman named Dinar and one hundred acres of Land adjoining the Mill Tract, whereon they now live, to the said Polly Harrison and the Heirs of her body forever.
Sixth, I give and bequeath to my son William Gowens, one Negroe Girl name Suckey, one Negroe Boy named Charles, one Negroe Girl named Lelwency, and Negroe Girl named Eaftor; alfo a plantation of four hundred and ten acres of Land composed of one hundred Acres which I purchased of Thomson and one hundred and forty Acres which I purchased of John Harvey, and one hundred and Seventy Acres to be laid off McNeels Tract aforesaid on that side adjoining the said Thompsons and Harveys Tracts, the whole to him and his heirs forever.
Seventh, I give and bequeath to my son Robert Gowens one Negroe Boy named Jack, one Negroe Girl named Sophy and her Increafe, one Negroe Boy named Dave and one Negroe Boy named Buck; one Cow and Calf; also, a plantation of Four hundred and ten Acres of Land, composed of a Tract of Three hundred Acres purchafed of James McMullen, and one hundred and ten Acres, the Ballance of McNeels Tract aforesaid; the whole to him and his Heirs forever.
Eighth, I give and bequeath to my Daughter Margaret Gowens, one Negroe Boy named Andrew, one Negroe Boy named Prince, on Negro Woman named Grace and Negroe Boy named George; also one hundred acres Acres of Land, called Shippers place to her and the Heirs of her Body forever.
Ninth, I give and bequeath to my Daughter Nancy Gowens, one Negroe Boy namd Tom, and one Negroe fellow named William to her and her bodily heirs forever, and one Negroe Girl named July, and one Nigroe Girl named Big Rachel to defcend to her, after the death of my Wife Jean; one feather Bed & Furniture, one Horfe Bridle & Saddle; two Cows and Calves; and alfo one hundred Acres of Land, called Ferrals place; the whole to her and the Heirs of her Body forever.
Tenth, I give and bequeath to Jean Harrison, Daughter of Polly Harrison one Negroe Girl, named Mary to her and her Heirs forever.
Eleventh, I give and bequeath to my two Sons, William and Robert Gowens, twenty-five Acres of Land, around where the Mill stands, with the Mill theron and one Negroe Fellow named Bob who attends the Said Mill, to be Theirs in equal Right and their Heirs forever.
Twelfth, It is my will that the Residue of my personal Property of whatsoever kind or Species not hereby bequeathed of devifed, and of which I die pofsefsed should be sold and the proceeds thereof, disposed of in the following manner Viz: one hundred Dollars thereof to be given to each of my Daughters Margaret and Nancy, and the Ballance to be equally divided between my Seven Children, Hugh, Danaiel, William, Robert, Margaret and Nancy and Polly.
Lastly, I do hereby nominate, constitute and appoint, my beloved Wife Jean Gowens, my son Daniel Gowens and my Trusty Friend Samuel Whorter Yongue, Executrix and Executors of this my last Will and Testament, revoking and disannulling all other Wills and Testaments heretofore by me made, and confirming this and one other to be my last Will and Teftament.
In Witnefs Whereof I have hereunto Set my hand and affixed my Seal this —- day of January in the Year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, and in the forty-Second year of American Independence.
Signed, Sealed, Published and
Declared in presence of us
Armsted Goss, Daniel Gowens, John Lavender, Saml H. Taylor
Fairfield Co, SC

1827 Oct 8 – Daniel Gowen – Probate Court Minutes – Letters of Admin:
Wit: John R. Buchanan, Ordinary,
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1827 Daniel Goin – Probate Court Minutes – Will proved up:
Beloved wife Jean Goin, daughter Nancy, daugher Nancy Lavender and her son Daniel Lavender, son Hugh Goin, son Daniel Goin, daughter Polly Harrison, son William Goin, son Robert Goin, daughter Margaret Goin, daughter Nancy Goin, Jean Harrison granddaughter, daughters Margaret, Nancy and sons Hugh, Daniel, William, and Robert.
Wits: Armstead Goss, John Lavender, Samuel H. Taylor.
Wits: John Ford, Nathaniel Ford, James Yongue
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1827 Daniel Goin – Probate Court Minutes – Appraisement and Sale:
Inventory: $11,869.75, John Ford, Nathaniel Ford, James Yongue
Sale Buyers: Daniel Goin, John J. Meirs, D. Goin, John McCully, Musco Boulware, D. Goin, Richd Brasel, J J Meirs, Jos. Crossland, M Boulware, Hugh Goin, Isaiah Neely, Charnel Durham, Aaron Smith, Nath Ford, Kir Goin, H. Goin, Simon Flood, Leroy Arick, John Ellison, Jas Eward, Jane Goin, John Durham, Jane Ellison, Jarvis Gibson, John Coleman, John Ford, J. W. Durham, N. Ford Jr., Lee D. Arick,
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(Family of Daniel Gowen based on 1818 will:

Wife: Jean (Gean) Gowen

Children:

Hugh Gowen – son,
Daniel Gowen – son,
William Gowen – son,
Robert Gowen – son,
Margaret Gowen – daughter,
Nancy Gowen – daughter, and
Polly Gowen – daughter (married Harrison) – Jean Harrison – granddaughter

1849 Nov 26 – State of South Carolina, Fairfield District:
In the Court of Ordinary To Hugh Goin and Daniel Goin.
Whereas certain causes have been shown to me by Daniel S. Goin by his petitioner, filed in my office on the 26th day of November instant,that make it necessary that Hugh Goin Administrator of the Estate of Robert Goin be required to account before me, for his actings and doings as Administrator of said Estate, – You the said Hugh Goin and Daniel Goin are therefore required to appear at Fairfield County Court House in the Ordinary Office on Friday the 1st day of March, 1850, in order to render a true account upon the said Estate and show cause if any you can, why the prayer(?) of the petitioner should not be granted.
Given under my hand and seal this 26 day of November, 1849. I. S. Stewart
Notations:
Daniel S. Goin is 29 in 1849.
In a Mar 1, 1850 Court of Ordinary record, it disclosed that Daniel Gowen was appointed guardian of Daniel S. Goin, however, the date of the appointment was not given: “In the ??? of Robert Goin Estate, Office in Evidence – Order of the Court of Equity, appointing Daniel Goin Guardian of Daniel S. Goin.

FAMILY of Hugh Going:

  • Daniel Going of SC in 1781 sells 400 acres to Sophia Going Sr in Pittsylvania Co Va, 1782 Daniel Goyen security on Notley Holis estate Fairfield SC, 1782 Daniel Going security on bond of John Stuart estate in Camden Dist SC, 1782 Daniel Goyen claims for American Revolution, 1784 Daniel Gowen recd 150 acres on Wateree Creek, 1785 Rebecca Elliot, formerly wife to Daniel Gowen, deceased Rebecca Elliot satisfied the court that her former husband purchased the said land and that she had been 17 years in possession of the same.
    • Daniel Going Sr m Jean – 1786 William Rogers v Daniel Goyen for slander Fairfield Co SC, 1786 State v. Daniel Goyen w Alex Goyen his security for Daniel Goyen having a female child with S Bradley in Fairfield SC, 1788 Daniel Goings purch land fr Daniel Carnes in Fairfield Co SC, 1790 US Census Fairfield Co SC, 1790 Daniel Goyen plat for 105 acres on Wateree Creek Fairfield Co SC, 1792 Daniel Goyen w 50 acres and 350 acres and 5 slaves on tax list Fairfield Co SC, 1798 Daniel Goin conveys 100 acres to Isaac Reynolds in Fairfield Co SC, 1798 Daniel Goyen purch 100 acres fr Richard Thompson in Fairfield Co SC, 1798 Daniel Goin sells 100 acres to Isaac Reynolds on Wateree Creek Fairfield Co SC, 1800 adj to Jesse Havis in Fairfield Co SC, 1800 purch 100 acres fr Robert McCnts in Fairfield Co SC, 1800 purch 190 acres fr James Gamble in Fairfield Co SC, 1801 purch 52 acres fr Isaac Reynolds in Fairfield Co SC, 1804 recvs 1000 acres fr James Miller on Wateree Cr in Fairfield Co SC, 1807 Henry Going decds probate beneficiaries Hezekiah Going, Lewis Going, Lordice Going, Dillard Going, w executors Daniel Going and John Hall, and bond of Daniel Going in Fairfield Co SC. 1825 Daniel Going Sr conveys 393 and 1/4 acres to Jane Goin and Daniel Goin (children of my son Robert Goin), 152 and 1/2 acres to Jevis Gibson, 386 and 1/2 acres to Daniel Goen Jr, 41 acres to Robert Goin, 386 and 3/4 acres to the children of my son William Goen decd (children Nancy Goen, Maria Goen, and Daniel Goen). 1826 Daniel Goins Sr conveys 148 and 1/2 acres to Daniel Goins Jr in Fairfield Co SC, 1827 probated will that was written in 1818 Daniel Gowens will and estate naming children Hugh, Daniel, William, Robert, Margaret, Nancy and Polly in Fairfield Co SC. 1828 Jane Goin wife of Daniel Goin Sr relinquishes dower to Robert Goin in Fairfield Co SC
      • Daniel Goin Jr m Sarah Neel – 1790 US Census Fairfield Co SC, 1823 Daniel Goins Jr and Sarah his wife recv 1/8 of 1000 acres of wife Sarah’s father John Neel decd estate in Fairfield Co SC, 1825 Daniel Going Sr conveys 393 and 1/4 acres to Jane Goin and Daniel Goin (children of my son Robert Goin), 152 and 1/2 acres to Jevis Gibson, 386 and 1/2 acres to Daniel Goen Jr, 41 acres to Robert Goin, 386 and 3/4 acres to the children of my son William Goen decd (children Nancy Goen, Maria Goen, and Daniel Goen). 1825 Daniel Going Sr conveys 393 and 1/4 acres to Jane Goin and Daniel Goin (children of my son Robert Goin), 152 and 1/2 acres to Jevis Gibson, 386 and 1/2 acres to Daniel Goen Jr, 41 acres to Robert Goin, 386 and 3/4 acres to the children of my son William Goen decd (children Nancy Goen, Maria Goen, and Daniel Goen). 1826 Robert Goin conveys 41 acrs to Daniel Goin Jr with John Goins as JP in Fairfield Co SC, 1826 Daniel Goins Sr conveys 148 and 1/2 acres to Daniel Goins Jr in Fairfield Co SC, 1827 probated will that was written in 1818 Daniel Gowens will and estate naming children Hugh, Daniel, William, Robert, Margaret, Nancy and Polly in Fairfield Co SC. 1827 Daniel Aiken conveys 973 acres to Daniel Goins Jr in Fairfield Co SC, 1827 Robert Goin decd estate opened in Fairfield Co SC w Hugh Going and Daniel Going as securities, 1828 Daniel Goin conveys 41 acres to William Moore in Fairfield Co SC, 1828 Mary Goin wife of Robert Goin relinquishes dower to Daniel Goens Fairfield Co SC
      • Hugh Gowen – 1820 Hollis family convey 1/2 of 200 acres prev owned by Notley Hollis then to Elizabeth Hollis then to James Hollis then to Hugh Gowen, 1821 Samuel Starke conveys 103 acres to Hugh Going on Wateree Cr in Fairfield Co SC, 1822 Hugh Goen conveys half tract of 200a tract prev Notley Hollis to Samuel Starke in Fairfield Co SC, 1827 probated will that was written in 1818 Daniel Gowens will and estate naming children Hugh, Daniel, William, Robert, Margaret, Nancy and Polly in Fairfield Co SC. 1827 Robert Goin decd estate opened in Fairfield Co SC w Hugh Going and Daniel Going as securities
      • William Gowen m Jane Brown (prior marriage to William Brown decd) – 1814 William Going appraiser at Sarah Hollis decd estate and Robert Going a buyer at estate Fairfield Co SC, 1825 Daniel Going Sr conveys 393 and 1/4 acres to Jane Goin and Daniel Goin (children of my son Robert Goin), 152 and 1/2 acres to Jevis Gibson, 386 and 1/2 acres to Daniel Goen Jr, 41 acres to Robert Goin, 386 and 3/4 acres to the children of my son William Goen decd (children Nancy Goen, Maria Goen, and Daniel Goen). 1827 probated will that was written in 1818 Daniel Gowens will and estate naming children Hugh, Daniel, William, Robert, Margaret, Nancy and Polly in Fairfield Co SC. 1832 court filing by William Bishop and Nancy Goin Bishop his wife confirms Maria Goin died in 1828 under 21 and unmarried and named William Goin’s son Daniel Goin the younger in filing in Fairfield Co SC
        • Daniel Goen the younger – 1825 Daniel Going Sr conveys 393 and 1/4 acres to Jane Goin and Daniel Goin (children of my son Robert Goin), 152 and 1/2 acres to Jevis Gibson, 386 and 1/2 acres to Daniel Goen Jr, 41 acres to Robert Goin, 386 and 3/4 acres to the children of my son William Goen decd (children Nancy Goen, Maria Goen, and Daniel Goen). 1827 probated will that was written in 1818 Daniel Gowens will and estate naming children Hugh, Daniel, William, Robert, Margaret, Nancy and Polly in Fairfield Co SC. 1832 court filing by William Bishop and Nancy Goin Bishop his wife confirms Maria Goin died in 1828 under 21 and unmarried and named William Goin’s son Daniel Goin the younger in filing in Fairfield Co SC
        • Nancy Goen m William Bishop – 1825 Daniel Going Sr conveys 393 and 1/4 acres to Jane Goin and Daniel Goin (children of my son Robert Goin), 152 and 1/2 acres to Jevis Gibson, 386 and 1/2 acres to Daniel Goen Jr, 41 acres to Robert Goin, 386 and 3/4 acres to the children of my son William Goen decd (children Nancy Goen, Maria Goen, and Daniel Goen). 1827 probated will that was written in 1818 Daniel Gowens will and estate naming children Hugh, Daniel, William, Robert, Margaret, Nancy and Polly in Fairfield Co SC. 1832 court filing by William Bishop and Nancy Goin Bishop his wife confirms Maria Goin died in 1828 under 21 and unmarried and named William Goin’s son Daniel Goin the younger in filing in Fairfield Co SC
        • Maria Goen (died 1828 under 21 yrs of age and unmarried) – 1825 Daniel Going Sr conveys 393 and 1/4 acres to Jane Goin and Daniel Goin (children of my son Robert Goin), 152 and 1/2 acres to Jevis Gibson, 386 and 1/2 acres to Daniel Goen Jr, 41 acres to Robert Goin, 386 and 3/4 acres to the children of my son William Goen decd (children Nancy Goen, Maria Goen, and Daniel Goen). 1827 probated will that was written in 1818 Daniel Gowens will and estate naming children Hugh, Daniel, William, Robert, Margaret, Nancy and Polly in Fairfield Co SC. 1832 court filing by William Bishop and Nancy Goin Bishop his wife confirms Maria Goin died in 1828 under 21 and unmarried and named William Goin’s son Daniel Goin the younger in filing in Fairfield Co SC
      • Robert Going m Mary – 1814 William Going appraiser at Sarah Hollis decd estate and Robert Going a buyer at estate Fairfield Co SC, 1825 Daniel Going Sr conveys 393 and 1/4 acres to Jane Goin and Daniel Goin (children of my son Robert Goin), 152 and 1/2 acres to Jevis Gibson, 386 and 1/2 acres to Daniel Goen Jr, 41 acres to Robert Goin, 386 and 3/4 acres to the children of my son William Goen decd (children Nancy Goen, Maria Goen, and Daniel Goen). 1826 Robert Goin conveys 41 acrs to Daniel Goin Jr with John Goins as JP in Fairfield Co SC, 1827 probated will that was written in 1818 Daniel Gowens will and estate naming children Hugh, Daniel, William, Robert, Margaret, Nancy and Polly in Fairfield Co SC. 1827 Robert Goin decd estate opened in Fairfield Co SC w Hugh Going and Daniel Going as securities, 1828 Jane Goin wife of Daniel Goin Sr relinquishes dower to Robert Goin in Fairfield Co SC, 1828 Mary Goin wife of Robert Goin relinquishes dower to Daniel Goens Fairfield Co SC
        • Jane Goin – 1825 Daniel Going Sr conveys 393 and 1/4 acres to Jane Goin and Daniel Goin (children of my son Robert Goin), 152 and 1/2 acres to Jevis Gibson, 386 and 1/2 acres to Daniel Goen Jr, 41 acres to Robert Goin, 386 and 3/4 acres to the children of my son William Goen decd (children Nancy Goen, Maria Goen, and Daniel Goen).
        • Daniel Goin m Sarah – 1825 Daniel Going Sr conveys 393 and 1/4 acres to Jane Goin and Daniel Goin (children of my son Robert Goin), 152 and 1/2 acres to Jevis Gibson, 386 and 1/2 acres to Daniel Goen Jr, 41 acres to Robert Goin, 386 and 3/4 acres to the children of my son William Goen decd (children Nancy Goen, Maria Goen, and Daniel Goen). 1828 Mary Goin wife of Robert Goin relinquishes dower to Daniel Goens Fairfield Co SC
      • Margaret Gowen – 1827 probated will that was written in 1818 Daniel Gowens will and estate naming children Hugh, Daniel, William, Robert, Margaret, Nancy and Polly in Fairfield Co SC.
      • Nancy Gowen m Daniel Lavender – 1827 probated will that was written in 1818 Daniel Gowens will and estate naming children Hugh, Daniel, William, Robert, Margaret, Nancy and Polly in Fairfield Co SC.
      • Polly Gowen m Harrison – 1827 probated will that was written in 1818 Daniel Gowens will and estate naming children Hugh, Daniel, William, Robert, Margaret, Nancy and Polly Harrison and granddaughter Jean Harrison in Fairfield Co SC.
        • Jean Harrison – 1827 probated will that was written in 1818 Daniel Gowens will and estate naming children Hugh, Daniel, William, Robert, Margaret, Nancy and Polly Harrison and granddaughter Jean Harrison in Fairfield Co SC.

Gowen Manuscript Info: 

Hugh Gowen, son of Daniel Gowen and Jean Gowen, was born about in 1787 in Fairfield County, according to “Wolfe Genealogy” compiled by Guy Wood of Sumter, Georgia. Guy Wood was married to Luella Wolfe Bradley, sister to the grandfather of Bill Wolfe, Foundation member of Newport Beach, California.

Hugh Gowen was married about 1805 to Nancy Fogg. She had an uncle who owned ships that sailed the Atlantic Coast from Charleston, South Carolina to Newfoundland. He is regarded as a member of the Fogg family of New England to sailed China Clippers to the Orient.

Under the terms of his father’s will written in 1818, Hugh Gowens was to receive four slaves, 410 acres of land and a still. He was enumerated in the 1820 census of Fairfield County as the head of a household.

Hugh Gowen removed to Butts County, Georgia and received mention in “History of Butts County, Georgia, 1825-1976” compiled by Lois McMichael for Daughters of the American Revolution.

He won land in Heard County in the 1832 Georgia Land Lottery. In 1834 he sold his land in Butts County to his brother-in-law Benjamin Harrison.

He was recorded in the 1840 census of Butts County, the 1850 census of Sumter Gounty, Georgia and in the 1860 census of Pike County, Alabama, according to Sheila Casper, a descendant of Alaska.

Children born to Hugh Gowen and Nancy Fogg Gowen include:

Mary Elizabeth Gowen born about 1807
Nancy Gowen born about 1808
Daniel Gowen born about 1810
William A. Gowen born about 1811
Martha Gowen born about 1815
Wyatt Gowen born about 1818
Mary Gowen born about 1820
Margaret Jane Gowen born about 1822
Robert W. Gowen born about 1831

Mary Elizabeth Gowen, daughter of Hugh Gowen and Nancy Goen, was born about 1807. She was married October 5, 1831 to George Washington Woolf in Butts County, according to “Wolfe Genealogy.” She was a graduate of a finishing school in Charleston, South Carolina and read the bible in Latin.

They removed about 1850 to Macon County, Alabama. Shortly afterward they were living in Pike County, Alabama with the families of their son William A. Gowen, daughter Margaret Jane Gowen Bryan and daughter Mary Gowen Burford.

After the deaths of George Washington Woolf and Mary Elizabeth Gowen Wolfe, their daughter Mary Wolfe, age 16 was living with her aunt and uncle, the Burfords in 1860. Lewis Wolfe, age 11 was living with his grandparents, Hugh Gowen and Nancy Fogg Gowen at the time of the 1860 census..

Children born to George Washington Woolf and Mary Elizabeth Gowen Woolf include:

Daniel Wolfe born July 15, 1832
Cynthia Wolfe born about 1834
Francis Marion Wolfe born about 1835
Henry Madison Wolfe born about 1837
Nancy Jane Wolfe born about 1839
Mary Moore Wolfe born about 1842
Almira Wolfe born about 1845
Andrew Jackson Wolfe born about 1848
Lewis William Wolfe born about 1852

Daniel Wolfe, son of George Washington Woolf and Mary Elizabeth Gowen Woolf, was born in Butts County July 15, 1832. He was married December 30, 1850 at age 18 to Nancy Jane Bryan. Daniel Wolfe did not accompany his parents to Alabama, but elected to remove to McClenny, Florida where he was a merchant and Baker County Treasurer there. He changed the spelling of his surname from Woolf to Wolfe.

A few years before the death of Daniel Wolfe on October 28, 1910, he dictated a statement to his granddaughter, Mrs. Pearl Bradley Wood:

“My father was George Washington Woolf; he was a carpenter by trade. He came to Georgia from South Carolina. I know nothing of my Woolf grandparents. My father married Eliza Goen in Butts County, Georgia. I was their first child. My mother died when I was quite young and I went to live with my Goen grandparents. Our name was spelled Woolf, but I changed it to Wolfe.”

Lewis W. Bryan, husband of Margaret Jane Gowen was a brother to Nancy Jane Bryan, my grandmother.

The children of Daniel Wolfe and Nancy Jane Bryan were: James Lorenzo, Alonzo, Adah, Josephine, Mary Elizabeth, Emma Ruth, Luella, William Francis, Thomas Jackson and Ida Lee.

James Lorenzo Woolf is my grandfather. He was born October 27, 1852 and was roadmaster for the Atlantic Coastline Railroad. He married Georgia Williams September 25, 1873. Georgia Williams was at the Battle of Olustee as a child and carried water to the wounded of both the Confederate and Union armies. Their home was used as a hospital. Georgia’s father, Samuel Neil Williams, owned the railroad that ran between Jacksonville, Florida and Olustee, Florida. They left Jacksonville on the train to avoid the Union gunboats and went to their home in Ocean Pond where the battle was fought almost in their front yard.

James Lorenzo Woolf and Georgia Williams Woolf had 11 children: James Daniel, Leola Isabel, Louis Riochard, Minnie Frances, Ida Lillian, George Mae, Rosa Ethel, William Thomas, Annie Myrtie, Claude Hearst and Edith Muriel.”

William Thomas Wolfe, son of James Lorenzo Wolfe and Georgia Williams Wolfe, was born July 19, 1890. He was married July 14, 1917 to Mildred Ann Newberry who was born January 17, 1895.

Five children were born to them, including

Bill Wolfe born about 1925

Nancy Gowen, daughter of Hugh Gowen and Nancy Gowen, was born about 1808. She was married July 29, 1831 to Thomas Walker. Nine children, all girls, ere born to them.

Daniel Gowen, son of Hugh Gowen and Nancy Gowen , was born about 1810. Of this individual nothing more is known.

William A. Gowen, son of Hugh Gowen and Nancy Gowen , was born about 1811. He was married January 7, 1836 to Mar­garet Kirksey. Children born to William A. Gowen and Mar­garet Kirksey Gowen are unknown.

Martha Gowen, daughter of Hugh Gowen and Nancy Gowen, was born about 1815. Of this individual nothing more is known.

Wyatt J. Gowen, son of Hugh Gowen and Nancy Gowen, was born about 1818. He was enrolled in South Carolina College about 1840 and was graduated about 1840. He began to read law in the office of Chancellor Caldwell and was admitted to the bar in May 1847.

He died in November of that year, according to the November 26, 1847 edition of the “Columbia Daily Telegraph:”

“Died on Friday night last at D. Caldwell’s Hotel, Wyatt J. Goen, a native and resident of Fairfield District. Deceased was a graduate of South Carolina College and had been for two years preceding his admission to the Bar in May last, engaged in the study of law, in this town, under the supervision of Chancellor Caldwell. He was on his way home from Florida, where he contracted a congestive fever, and arrived her in the cars on Friday evening.”
The “South Carolinian” in its November 13, 1847 edition carried a “Tribute of Respect from Euphradian Hall to Mr. Wyatt Goin, a recent graduate of this College.”

Mary Gowen, daughter of Hugh Gowen and Nancy Gowen, was born about 1822. She was married December 27, 1850 to Potter Waldroup.

Margaret Jane Gowen, daughter of Hugh Gowen and Nancy Gowen, was born in 1826, according to Bill Wolfe. She was married in Sumter City, Georgia March 7, 1850 to Lewis W. Bryan, son of Elias Bryan. They removed to Butler, Alabama.
Lewis W. Bryan, along with his brother, Needham Bryan, enlisted in an Alabama cavalry unit during the Civil War.

Three sets of twins were born to them. She died January 9, 1903.

Robert W. Gowen, son of Hugh Gowen and Nancy Gowen, was born about 1831. He was married January 4, 1861 to Mary E. Webb. Children born to Robert W. Gowen and Mary E. Webb Gowen are unknown.