North Carolina – Cumberland County

(Below are different Going, Goyen, Gowen related sources for those people were in the Virginia, North Carolina, or South Carolina areas in the early 1700’s to early 1800’s)

1754–Cumberland County was created 19 February 1754 from Bladen County.

FamilySearch.org Wiki page:   https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Cumberland_County,_North_Carolina_Genealogy

FamilySearch Catalogue page:  https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=190993&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20North%20Carolina%2C%20Cumberland%22

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Compare the following entries to Moore County, NC – appears they must have been on the border of Cumberland and Moore Counties:   https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/north-carolina-moore-county/

North Carolina in 1753 just before Cumberland Co created

North Carolina w Cumberland Co created in 1754

1755 Moses Bass was taxable on 3 “white” tithes in Cumberland County, North Carolina, in 1755 [T&C 1],

1758 Oct 21 – Moses Bass received a grant for 100 acres on Raft Swamp in Cumberland County on 21 October 1758 [Hoffman, Land Patents, I:474].

1761 Aug 19 – On 19 August 1761 the Cumberland County Court granted permission for the mill Moses Bass had erected on Raft Swamp to be designated a public grist mill, and the court granted him a license to keep an ordinary [Minutes 1759-65, 70].

1761 Nov – Ann Gowen was living in nearby Cumberland County, North Carolina in November 1761 when the County Court ordered her to “keep in her possession a mulattoe boy which she now has in order that she may have him here next court. [Minutes 1759-65, 75. Cumberland Co, NC].
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4G-MWPG-6?i=96&cat=354464

1762 May – In May 1762 Moses Bass posted bond not to leave the county before the next court to answer a suit by the governor and James Simpson, but he was not mentioned again in the Cumberland County Court Minutes.

1762 May – Domini Rei vs Moses Bass – His Majestys Justices
Moses Bass in open Court acknowledged himself to be indebted to our Sovereign Lord the King in the sum of 50 pounds … John Smith & Stephen Phillips his securitys in the sum of 20 pounds like each … Conditioned for the appearance of the sd Moses Mass at our … Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions – to be held at the Courthouse thereof on the third Tuesday in August next term
[Minutes 1759-65, 78. Cumberland Co, NC].
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4G-MWPK-1?i=99&cat=354464

1764 May – Philip Ralford v. Thos Guin – ordered that Wm Jordan who was summoned as an evidence in this cause on behalf of the plft be fined 20 pounds…
[Minutes 1759-65, 106. Cumberland Co, NC].
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4G-MWPW-9?i=131&cat=354464

(No other Goins seen while scanning each page to end of book – Minutes 1759-65)

1764 Nov 9 – Crown to WILLIAM GOWEN, 300 ac in Cumberland on both sides of the Pocket (?) Cr. (Patent Bk 17, p 116, #7448) (Hofmann, Margaret M. Colony of NC, 1735-1764, Abstracts of Land Patents, Vol 1, 1982, p 527). 1764 Nov 9 – William Gowen – 300 acs on both sides of Pocket Cr. Cumberland, NC. Cumberland Co., NC.
http://www.nclandgrants.com/grant/?mars=12.14.51.503&qid=82718&rn=6
http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2007/11/moore-county-nc-early-records.html

1767 William Goins
1755-1786 NC Taxpayers
1767, Cumberland Co, WM GOINS.
Cumberland Co, NC 1767 William Goins – 1
Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
https://moorecountywallaces.com/showmedia.php?mediaID=2958&tngpage=3
http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2007/11/moore-county-nc-early-records.html

1769 May 5 – Cumberland Co: Crown to Conner Doud and Cornelius Tyce, 200 ac in Cumberland on both sides of Pocket Cr, joining WILLIAM GOWANN. (Patent Bk 20, p 483, #1887) (Hofmann, Margaret M. Colony of NC, Vol 1, op cit). Cumberland Co, NC.http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2007/11/moore-county-nc-early-records.html

1775 Jan 21 – William Gyne conveys to Andrew Cole 100 acres on Pocket Creek in Cumberland County, NC …. at the corner of William Gynes land … bounded by Pocket Creek on the N (or W) side … a branch called the Whorton Branch … containing one hundred acres … more or less … sd William Gynes recd by a patent dated the 9th day of Nov 1764 … Signed: William Gyne. Wits: Theophiles Petty, Stephen Herd. Deed bk 6, p 315. Cumberland Co, NC. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99DC-XXY8?i=282&cat=328786

1783 Nov 16 – William Goyer. Notes from Pelagie Lane
Cumberland County, North Carolina Land Entries 1778-1795. Library of Virginia. Page 29
[Entry number] 564 (9) (no date) John McDuffy enters 150 ac. on Great Pocket Cr; border: Wm Goyer and Wm Berreman; includes his own improvement. [Probable date of Nov. 16, 1783 (entries above and below). This could be William Goings/Gowen and William Berryman, neighbors on Pocket Creek (pertaining to Richard Goins/Goings b. 1836). Moore Co, NC.  http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2007/11/moore-county-nc-early-records.html

North Carolina in 1784 when Moore Co created out of Cumberland Co

From Gowen Manuscript:  http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/Gowenms096.htm

Charles Goings was married June 3, 1851 to Sarah Terry, according to “Cumberland County, North Carolina Marriages, 1801-1860,” record 1104, bondsman John Simmons, witness J. McLaurin, Bond No. 32445. The marriage was performed by C. F. Harris. Children born to Charles Goings and Sarah Terry Goings are unknown.
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Jacob Goings was married to Elizabeth Spencer June 3, 1851, according to “Cumberland County, North Carolina Marriages, 1801-1860.” Jacob Goings was remarried to Rosanna Millender [record No. 1104] January 7, 1857, according to the same volume. According to “North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868,” record 1104, bondsman Josiah Cook, witness J. McLaurin, Bond No. 32446, they were married May 28, 1855. Children born to Jacob Goings, Elizabeth Spencer Goings and Rosanna Millender Goings are unknown.
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William Goins appeared as “1 white tithable” in the 1767 tax list of Cumberland County.
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[Move Jerry Goins and Edie Goins to this point.]

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Family Search info:

COURT:

Minutes, 1755-1868
Author: North Carolina. County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions (Cumberland County)
https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/354464?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Available online) (no index)

North Carolina, Cumberland County, court record, 1788-1916
Author: North Carolina. State Archives
https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/2246808?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Available online)

Miscellaneous records of Cumberland County, North Carolina
Author: North Carolina. County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions (Cumberland County); North Carolina. Office of Archives and History
https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/348383?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Available online)
Includes court papers 1766-1837, deeds 1757-1815, inventories and wills 1759-1792 and other miscellaneous records.

LAND:

Deeds and land grants 1754-1825; general index 1754-1898
Author: North Carolina. County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions (Cumberland County)
https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/330732?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Available online)

Deeds, 1754-1947
Author: North Carolina. County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions (Cumberland County); North Carolina. Superior Court (Cumberland County)
https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/328786?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Available online)

Index, Grantors, v. D-G 1754-1897
Gyne p 104 of index.

William Gyne to Andrew Cole, bk 6, p 315, 1775, 100 acres, Pocket Creek.

1775 Jan 21 – William Gyne conveys to Andrew Cole 100 acres on Pocket Creek in Cumberland County, NC …. at the corner of William Gynes land … bounded by Pocket Creek on the N (or W) side … a branch called the Whorton Branch … containing one hundred acres … more or less … sd William Gynes recd by a patent dated the 9th day of Nov 1764 … Signed: William Gyne. Wits: Theophiles Petty, Stephen Herd. Deed bk 6, p 315. Cumberland Co, NC. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99DC-XXY8?i=282&cat=328786

Goins on p. 133 in index (lots of Goins, but nothing listed before 1882) https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99DC-HHM2?i=372&cat=328786

Index, Grantees, v. D-G 1754-1897:

Goins 111 – https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99DC-ZH5R?i=315&cat=328786
Lots of Goins, but nothing before 1875.

Gowins 124 – https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99DC-ZHKL?i=324&cat=328786
1885 entry

Land entries, 1778-1795
Author: North Carolina. County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions (Cumberland County)
https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/348370?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Available online)

North Carolina, Cumberland County, civil action papers, 1758-1965
Author: North Carolina. Superior Court (Cumberland County); North Carolina. Division of Archives and History
https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/2287921?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Available online)

Real estate conveyances, 1733-1792; index, 1754-1920
Author: Cumberland County (North Carolina). Register of Deeds
https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/404032?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Available online)

Record of grants, 1897-1926; index to record of grants, 1774-1927
Author: Cumberland County (North Carolina). Register of Deeds
https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/354704?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Available online)

PROBATE:

Wills and estate papers (Cumberland County), 1663-1978
Author: North Carolina. Division of Archives and History; North Carolina. Division of Archives and History

Wills, 1757-1869
Author: North Carolina. County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions (Cumberland County)

Wills, 1761-1942
Author: North Carolina. County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions (Cumberland County); North Carolina. Superior Court (Cumberland County); North Carolina. County Court (Cumberland County)

Wills, 1797-1962; index to wills, 1796-1962; cross index to wills, 1796- 1933
Author: North Carolina. Superior Court (Cumberland County); North Carolina. Division of Archives and History

List of taxables, 1777-1884
Author: North Carolina. County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions (Cumberland County)

North Carolina, Cumberland County, miscellaneous records
Authors:
North Carolina. State Archives (Repository)
https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/2246809?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Available online – see categories below):

Homestead – Jury Lists, C.R.029.928.6, ca. 1758–ca. 1965

Jury Tickets – Petitions, C.R.029.928.7, ca. 1758–ca. 1965

Plans – Road, C.R.029.928.8, ca. 1758–ca. 1965

Sales – Tax, C.R.029.928.9, ca. 1753–ca. 1965

Tax lists of various counties of North Carolina
Format:
Manuscript/Manuscript on Film
https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/332808?availability=Family%20History%20Library
Includes Beaufort County, 1755; Cumberland County, 1755; Currituck County, 1755; Granville County, 1755; New Hanover County, 1755; Orange County, 1755; and Tyrrell County, 1755.
(Available online)

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