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)

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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/

1761 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. Paul Heinegg suggests that she may have been the “Ann Goin” who received 100 acres “on Broad River and both sides of Fannin’s Creek” in District 96, South Carolina September 23, 1786. When Union County, South Carolina was created in 1798 the land lay in that county, according to Union County Deed Book B, page 112.

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

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). Moore Co, NC
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
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

1788 February 20 – John “Buck” Gowen received power of attorney February 20, 1788 from Hugh Lewis, “I Hugh Lewis, about to remove from South Carolina to Cumberland River of North Carolina, appoint my friend, John Gowen my attorney to sell my land,” according to Greenville County Deed Book A, page 215. Greenville Co, SC.http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/Gowenms007.htm

1792 – Affidavit / appointment of John Goyen as power of atty to sell land in Davorson County, NC – as David Goyen (father of Levi), had gone to the Cumberland River and was killed by Indians some 14 years earlier – 640 acres of land). Levi called “Mulatto” – John Goyen called “Gentleman”. (see links below for full text – very difficult to read due to shadows on document):
Fairfield County:
“Before me personally appeared Becky Elliot formerly Becky Gowen by a former husband David Gowen and after be duly sowrn deposith and said that she had a son by the afore David ____ David Goyen who about fourteen years ago left this county land as she was informed went to Cumberland River in N Carolina and was there killed by the Indians. The deponent further saith on oath that Levi Gowen who now appoints John Gowen of his attorney is the full and oldest brother to the aforesaid David Gowen.
Sworn tby affidavit this 17th day of Sept 1792 before me Benj Boyd J. FC.
Becky Elliot (x her mark)
Fairfield County: I hereby certify that the above named Levi Gowen ___ as the County for a free Mulatto got i ward was born her.  Given under my hand this 17th day of September 1792.”  Benj Boyd J. FC.  Fairfield Co, SC
http://www.ken-shelton.com/Fairfield/Deeds/Bond_A/Bond_A_0135a.tif
http://www.ken-shelton.com/Fairfield/Deeds/Bond_A/Bond_A_0136a.tif

1793 Virginia Jane “Gincie” Goins daughter of Joseph Goins and Millie Loving Goins, was born in 1793 in Fairfax County, according to William P. Grohse. She was married about 1822 to Solomon Dickinson Collins who was born in Wilkes County, North Carolina in 1799. He was the son of a Revolutionary soldier, Solomon Collins and his wife Edy Dickinson Collins. Solomon Collins was born in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania in 1760. Solomon Dickinson Collins appeared in the 1830 census with nine members in his household. He appeared on the 1836 tax list of Hawkins County, Tennessee. Solomon Dickinson Collins was enumerated as the head of household in the 1840 census of Hawkins County: “Collins, Solomon white male 40-50 white female 40-50 white male 10-15 white male 10-15 white male 5-10 white male 5-10 white female 0-5 white female 0-5” Fairfax Co, Va.

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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