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

Mary Goin was married to Gideon H. Allen April 23, 1833, according to “Halifax County, North Carolina Marriages, 1774-1850.” The marriage is confirmed by “North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868,” record 01002, bondsman John H. Harwe, bond 61447.
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Addison Going was enumerated as the head of Household 816 in the 1830 census of Halifax County:

“Going, Addison free colored male 10-24
free colored female 24-36”
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“Hamlin Going,” a nine-year-old mulatto, born in North Car­olina” was recorded living in Household 20-19 in the 1860 census of Halifax County.
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Julia Going was married to Dawson Jones February 8, 1833, according to “Halifax County, North Carolina Marriages, 1774-1850,” record 01104, bondsman Gideon H. Allen, bond 000063015. Nothing more is known of Dawson Jones and Julia Going Jones.
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Henry C. Goings was married November 19, 1866 to Roan Jefferson, according to “Halifax County, North Carolina Marriages, 1774-1850.” Children born to Henry C. Goings and Roan Jefferson Goings are unknown.
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Jane Goings was married to Peter Baker December 24, 1858 in Halifax County according to “North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868,” record 01011, bondsman John Edwards, witness Thomas E. House, bond 000061586. The marriage was performed by James H. Moore, JP. Nothing more is known of Peter Baker and Jane Goings Baker.
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Thomas Goings was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1810 census of Halifax County, page 105.
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Adeline Goins was married to Freeman Thompson December 1, 1852 in Halifax County according to “North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868,” record 02189, bond 000064392. The marriage was performed by B. W. Edwards, JP. Nothing more is known of Freeman Thompson and Adeline Goins Thompson.
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Sally Goins was married to Guilford Mills January 12, 1834 to Guilford Mills, according to “Halifax County, North Carolina Marriages, 1774-1850.” The marriage is confirmed by “North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868,” record 02132, bondsman John Jordan, witness J. H. Harwell, bond 000076759. Nothing more is known of Guilford Mills and Sally Goins Mills.
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Harry W. Gowen wrote the “Story of the Right Worshipful Joseph Montford, provincial grand master of Masonry of and for America from A. L. 5771 to A. L. 5776, His Lodge and His Temple” about 1907. This 23-page book was pub­lished at Halifax, North Carolina.
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Henry Going, a mulatto, was recorded as the head of House­hold 350-321 in the 1860 census of Halifax County:

“Going, Henry 45, born in NC, farmer, $207 person-
al property, illiterate, mulatto
Mary 26, born in NC, spinner, illiterate
mulatto
Stradd [?] 7, born in NC, male, mulatto
Henry 5, born in NC, male, mulatto
Sarah 3, born in NC, female, mulatto
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Mary Going, black six-year-old, was living with Joseph J. Lynch, a mulatto in Household 425-387 in the 1860 census of Halifax County:

“Lynch, Joseph J. 20, born in NC, farm laborer, $40
person al property, illiterate
Emerline 23, born in NC, spinner, mulatto
illiterate
Going, Mary 6, born in NC, black”
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Plura [Prura?]Going was born about 1803 in Virginia [perhaps Brunswick County] of parents unknown. Vincert Jarrell became her husband about 1830, perhaps in adjoining Halifax County, North Carolina.

Plura Going, mulatto, was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1850 census of Halifax County. William R. “Bill” Kemp reported in an E-mail message October 23, 1997 that “Nat Jerrell and his brothers,” were living in her household, No. 517-516:

“Going, Plura 47,
Jerrell, John 21
? 17
Nat 15
Edmund 12”

Vincent Jerrell, regarded as her common law husband, age 54, was enumerated as the head of Household 517-517, adjoining.

Plura Going, a mulatto farmer, was recorded as the head of Household 82-80, living alone, in the 1860 census of Halifax County:

“Going, Plura 55, born in VA, farmer, $200 real estate
mulatto female”

Nat Jerrell and Vinson Jerrell were enumerated in an adjacent households.

Children born to them include:

John Jarrell born about 1829
[child] born about 1833
Nathaniel Jarrell born about 1835
Edmund Jarrell born about 1838

Nathaniel Jarrell, son of Vincent Jarrell and Plura Goins Jarrell, was born about 1835. He was married about 1868 to Frances Barcus [Barker]. In 1880 they were enumerated in Halifax County.
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Polly Goings, mulatto, was recorded as the head of Household 48-47 in the 1860 census of Halifax County:

“Goings, Polly 40, born in NC, mulatto
William 16, born in NC, fireman, mulatto
Nathaniel 3, born in NC, mulatto”

“Sally Going,” was enumerated as the head of a Household 413 in the 1830 census of Halifax County:

“Going, Sally free colored female 36-55
free colored male 10-24
free colored male 10-24
free colored female 10-24
free colored male 10-24
free colored female 0-10”

“Sally Gowins, Sr.” appeared as the head of a household in the 1840 census of Halifax County, page 3. The family was enumerated as:

“Gowins, Sally, Sr. free colored female 55-100
free colored female 10-24”

Adjoining her household was the household of Berry Gowins, free colored, also on page 3 of the 1840 census of Halifax County. The family was recorded as:

“Gowing, Berry free colored male 36-55
free colored female 24-36
free colored female 0-10
free colored female 0-10
free colored female 0-10
free colored male 0-10”
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Francis Gowin was married to William Jones September 26, 1856 in Halifaz County according to “North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868,” record 01108, bondsman William Wilkins, bond 000063068. Nothing more is known of William Jones and Francis Gowin Jones.
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Sally Gowins, Jr, free colored, appeared as the head of a household in the 1840 census of Halifax County, page 2. The family was composed of:

“Gowins, Sally, Jr. free colored female 55-100
free colored female 10-24
free colored female 10-24”

(Note:  The Gewen line does not appear to be a “Going” type surname – they consistantly spell their name either Gewen or Guin over the years up to the 1800s.  I list it here so others researching this name can see the information and make their own decision).

1728 March 25 – Christopher Gewen, Jr. purchases 150 acres from Henry West “on the north side of Roanoke River” in Bertie County, North Carolina, March 25, 1728, according to Bertie County Deed Book C, page 23. Bertie Co, NC   https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89Z1-6W1D?i=30&cat=330667

1733 Aug 3 – Christopher Gewin to Abraham Harrell Bk D, 50 Bertie Co, NC
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9Z1-67D6?i=446&cat=330667

1733 Aug 30 – Christopher Gewin Jr to Robert Hodges Bk D, p 27 Bertie Co, NC
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9Z1-67J8?i=423&cat=330667

1733 Aug 30 – Christopher Gewin Jr to Robert Hodges Bk D, p 28 Bertie Co, NC
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9Z1-674R?i=424&cat=330667

1734 Feb 18 – Charles Gavin to Robert Rogers bk D, p 194 Bertie Co, NC
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99Z1-6QGL?i=590&cat=330667

1735 Jan 31 – Charles Gavin to William Sparkman bk D, p 257 Bertie Co, NC
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9Z1-6Q5R?i=651&cat=330667

Edgecombe Co, NC is created out of Bertie County in 1741 – the following deeds for Christopher Gewin/Guin begin showing up in Edgecombe Co, NC

1739 April 9 – John Montgomery Esq and Ann his wife of Chowan County to Christopher Guin Junr of Edgecombe County, 1700 acres of land in Edgecombe County, NC on S side of Roanoke River (Marrattock River), bounding Elias Hodge’s corner at mouth of Cowpen branch, . . . being part of a survey for 4400 acres granted to Frederick Jones Esqr and by Frederick Jones bequeathed to his son William H Jones Esq, and by Wm Hardy Jones to Montgomery. Signed: J. Montgomery, Ann Montgomery. Wits: Elias jones, Keener(sp?). Deeds 1733-1741, p. 255. Edgecombe Co, NC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-9983-NL8H?i=269&cat=306915

1739 April 9 – Christopher Guin fr John Montgomery Deed bk 1, p 255. Halifax Co, NC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99DD-6HSB?i=138&cat=328729

1739 May 4 – Christopher Guin and Sarah his wife to Edward Buxton. Deeds 1733-1741, p. 300 Edgecombe Co, NC.  https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-9983-N2GQ?i=314&cat=306915

1739 June 10 – Christopher Guin to Jos Moore. Deed bk 1, 299 Halifax Co, NC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9DD-69F8?i=162&cat=328729

1739 June 10 – Christopher Guin to Edw Buxton. Deed bk 1, p 300. Halifax Co, NC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99DD-641L?i=163&cat=328729

1739 June 10 – Christopher Guin to Joseph Moon, Deeds 1733-1741, p 299, Edgecombe Co, NC. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-9983-N2LB?i=313&cat=306915

1741 March 23 – Charles Evans to Christopher Guin Jr on the North side of Tar River containing 200 acres part of a tract containing 2000 acres granted John Green on June 20, 1729, said 200 acres on Tar River. Signed: Charles Evans. Wits: John Royal, Walter McFarland, Richard Huslock. Deeds 1733-1741, p. 385. Edgecombe Co, NC. p. 385 https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-9983-N2JY?i=399&cat=306915

1741 March 23 – Christopher Guin fr Chas Evans. Deed bk 1, p 385. Halifax Co, NC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99DD-68QM?i=214&cat=328729

1741 May 19 – Abraham Guin fr Thophilus Goodwin . Deed bk 1, p 382. Halifax Co, NC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99DD-689Y?i=213&cat=328729

1741 Aug 18 – Christopher Guin to John Yelvington . Deed bk 1, p 397. Halifax Co, NC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99DD-68X2?i=220&cat=328729

1741 Aug 18 – Christopher Guin to John Kearney . Deed bk 1, p 402. Halifax Co, NC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99DD-6ZBV?i=223&cat=328729

1741 Aug 18 – Christopher Guin to John Royall . Deed bk 1, p 406. Halifax Co, NC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9DD-6SWR?i=225&cat=328729https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9DD-6SWR?i=225&cat=328729

1741 Aug 18 – Christopher Guin to John Yelvington Deeds 1733-1741, p. 397 Edgecombe Co, NC.  https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-9983-N2ZL?i=411&cat=306915

1741 Aug 18 – Christopher Guinn to John Kersey Deeds 1733-1741, p. 402 Edgecombe Co, NC.  https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L983-NKY8?i=416&cat=306915

1741 Aug 18 – Christopher Guinn to John Royall Deeds 1733-1741, p. 406 Edgecombe Co, NC.  https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-8983-N2KH?i=420&cat=306915

1741 Aug 18 – Christopher Guinn to John Royall Deeds 1733-1741, p. 412 Edgecombe Co, NC.   https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-9983-N2JT?i=426&cat=306915

1741 Aug 20 – Christopher Guinn to John Stokes Deeds 1733-1741, p. 420 Edgecombe Co, NC.   https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-8983-N2VC?i=434&cat=306915

1741 Aug 20 – Christopher Guin to John Stokes . Deed bk 1, p 420. Halifax Co, NC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99DD-683N?i=232&cat=328729

1741 Nov 14 – Christopher Guin fr Benj Evans . Deed bk 5, p 11. Halifax Co, NC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99DD-6SF6-V?i=9&cat=328729

1741 Nov 14 – Christopher Guin fr Charles Evans . Deed bk 5, p 28. Halifax Co, NC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99DD-6SFB-Y?i=20&cat=328729

1741 Nov 14 – Christopher Guin fr Charles Evans . Deed bk 5, p 29. Halifax Co, NC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99DD-6SFB-Y?i=20&cat=328729

1742 Jan 5 – Christopher Guin to Jas Braswell . Deed bk 5, p 51. Halifax Co, NC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9DD-6X5H?i=31&cat=328729

1742 Feb 5 – Christopher Guin Jr fr Christopher Guin Sr. Deed bk 5, p 114. Halifax Co, NC.  https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89DD-6FQK?i=64&cat=328729

1743 May 1 – Christopher Guin to Francis Spivey. Deed bk 5, p 178. Halifax Co, NC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9DD-6X28?i=100&cat=328729

1743 May 2 – Christopher Guin to John Royal. Deed bk 5, p 167. Halifax Co, NC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9DD-6XP8?i=94&cat=328729

1744 May 15 – Christopher Guin to William Bryan. Deed bk 5, p 262. Halifax Co, NC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99DD-6SXF-G?i=146&cat=328729

1744 May 23 – Christopher Guin to WIlliam Rhoads. Deed bk 5, p 363. Halifax Co, NC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9DD-6XXS?i=204&cat=328729

1744 Aug – Christopher Guin to Jas Barren and Francis Williamson. Deed bk 5, p 280. Halifax Co, NC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99DD-6SXP-N?i=156&cat=328729

1746 Feb 9 – Christopher Guin fr John Carty. Deed bk 3, p 145. Halifax Co, NC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89DD-695B?i=80&cat=328729

1746 Oct 22 – Christopher Guin to Daniel Pollard. Deed bk 3, p 46. Halifax Co, NC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99DD-6C7C?i=29&cat=328729

1746 Nov 4 – Christopher Guin to Nath Hickman. Deed bk 3, p 23. Halifax Co, NC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9DD-69TR?i=15&cat=328729

1746 Nov 4 – Christopher Guin to Thos Nesom. Deed bk 3, p 24. Halifax Co, NC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99DD-6CQR?i=17&cat=328729

1746 Nov 20 – Christopher Guin to Jas Howell. Deed bk 3, p 27. Halifax Co, NC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99DD-6CWS?i=18&cat=328729

1747 March – Christopher Guin to Francis Spivey. Deed bk 3, p 97. Halifax Co, NC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99DD-6HR3?i=54&cat=328729

1747 March – Christopher Guin to Anthony Head. Deed bk 3, p 121. Halifax Co, NC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9DD-695Y?i=66&cat=328729

1748 April 2 – Name: Christopher Gewin. Probate Date: 1749. Probate Place: North Carolina, USA. Inferred Death Year: Abt 1749. Inferred Death Place: North Carolina, USA. Item Description: Original Wills, Davison, John – Hill, George. Of Edgemond County, North Carolina. Son Christopher Gewin, daughter Marry Harrell, grandson Lot Harrell, Zacherriah Harrell, Christopher Harrell, Abell Harrell. Wits: James Braswell, Benjaman Braswell, Abraham Dew. Edgemond Co, NC.
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=try&db=USProbateNC&h=891526

1748 April 13 – Christopher Guin to John Yelventon Jr. Deed bk 3, p 210. Halifax Co, NC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9DD-69JL?i=116&cat=328729

1748 Nov 10 – Christopher Guin to Jas Williamson. Deed bk 3, p 388. Halifax Co, NC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9DD-69NV?i=215&cat=328729

1752 Feb 6 – Christopher Guin to Benj Williams. Deed bk 4, p 223. Halifax Co, NC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99DD-6ZB6?i=421&cat=328729

1763 Oct 3 Christopher Gewin 100 acres to John Carr. bk 3, p 96.  Anson Co, NC.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89Z1-X3YJ?i=221&cat=330384

1807 Dec 5 (written) – proved up in Jan court 1808 – Christopher Gewin. Elizabeth wife, Sarah Smith, Abigal Lundee, Elizabeth Norris, Kidar Gewin, Christian Fenly Gewin, Nancy Taylor, Winifred Hicks, John Gewin, Thomas Gewen. bk 2, p 40. Anson Co, NC.  https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-NH93-2K?i=108&cc=1867501&cat=309286

 

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