North Carolina – Johnston 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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1750 Sept 16 – … granted unto James Keth a tract of land containing 300 acres .. in the County of Craven on the N side of Neuise River on the west side of Beaver Dam …. File No. 1291. Craven County, NC. http://www.nclandgrants.com:8081/grant/?mars=12.14.50.1296&qid=406468&rn=1

1750 Sept 16 – granted unto James Keeth 300 acres of land in Craven Co, on the S side of Neuse River and Walnut Creek being the land he now lives on … Bk 5, pg 349.   Craven Co, NC.   http://www.nclandgrants.com:8081/grant/?mars=12.14.50.462&qid=406468&rn=2

1759 July 26 – … Cornelius Keith of the County of Johnston in the Province of North Carolina planter of the one part ant Elliot Bohannan of the County and Province aforesaid planter of the other part … sd Elliot Bohannon for … consideration … sum of thirty eight pounds … to him the sd Elliot Bohannan … payde by me the sd Cornls Keith … convey … unto him the said Cornelius Keith … a certain tract or parcil of land containing 100 acres more or less lying and being in Johnston County … on the N side of New River … near the mouth of Smith’s Creek running west … in Thomas William’s line … head of Little Branch … containing 100 acres more or less it being a part of a tract of 300 acres sett over to Thos Williams from John Blalock as by his deed… Signed: Elliot Bohannan. Wit: Joshua Houghton, Thos Houghton. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L98Y-VSGM?cat=332396

1759 July 2 Cornelius Keith fr Elliot Bohannan A1, p 37, Johnston County, NC.

1759 Oct 16 – … between Elliot Bohannan of Johnston county and province of North Carolina of the one part and Cornelius Keeth of the County and Provence afsd planter of the other part – witness that he the said Cornelius Keeth … in consideration of the sum of 20 pounds … paid by Elliot Bohannan … he the sd Cornelius Keeth … sold unto the said Elliott Bohannon … a certain track or parsell of land situate in Johnston County … on the North side of Nuse River … Smith’s Creek … in all 50 acres be the same more or less it being part of a track of land granted to John Blalock … Signed: Cornelius Keeth. Wit: Richd Kemp, Thos Johnson, William Kemp. Proved up in the July 1760 court by Cornelius Keith. A1, p52. Johnston County, North Carolina. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-898Y-VS57?i=36&cat=332396

1757, 1758, 1761 Cornelius Keith, Johnston Co., Office of Secretary of State, Granville Proprietary Land Office; Call Number: S.108.270 – S.108.28; MFR ( Archive Stacks); MARS Id:12.12.48.1 (Folder)
Scope / Contents:
Warrant: 1757 May 11. 640 acres; Descriptive references for land: Elliot Bohannon, Smith Creek, Joshua Horton Plat: 1758 January 31. 579 acres
Descriptive references for land: Smith Creek; Chain carriers: William Abbett, William Manning
Surveyor: William Haywood Deed: 1761 January 10; Personal Names: William Abbett, Elliot Bohannon, William Haywood, Joshua Horton, Cornelius Keith, William Manning; Johnston County (N.C.); Smith Creek; Note: For deed see 12.13.74.35

1760 Cornelius Keith – living adj to: Title: Hearn, John. Johnston Co. Years: 1760, 1761; Creator: Office of Secretary of State; Granville Proprietary Land Office; Call Number: S.108.270 – S.108.283; Location: MFR ( Archive Stacks); MARS Id: 12.12.47.1 (Folder); Scope / Contents: Land Entry: 1760 October 3. 700 acres; Descriptive references for land: Neuse River, Toms Creek, Cornelus Kieth, Joshua Houghton Warrant: 1760 October 25. 700 acres; Descriptive references for land: Neuse River, Toms Creek, Cornelius Kieth, Joshua Houghton Plat: 1761 May 1. 490 acres; Descriptive references for land: Neuse River; Chain carriers: Lewis Jones, John McDanece; Surveyor: Charles Young Deed: 1761 July 22; Index Terms: Personal Names: Cornelius, Keith; Hearn, John; Houghton, Joshua; Jones, Lewis; Keith, Cornelius; Kieth, Cornelius; McDanece, John; Young, Charles; Geographical Names: Johnston County; Neuse River; Toms Creek
Note: For deed see 12.13.72.7 http://mars.archives.ncdcr.gov/

1761 – Cornelius Keath 480 acres + 470 acres – Johnston Co, NC
http://www.nclandgrants.com/grant/?mars=12.14.78.693&qid=109400&rn=5

1761 Cornelius Keath fr State of N Carolina G Ral, p 14

1761 Jan 10 – Cornelius Keath 579 acres of land in Johston County … in said Keaths line … bk 14, pg 225. Grant No. 65. Johnston County, NC. http://www.nclandgrants.com:8081/grant/?mars=12.14.78.693&qid=406473&rn=1

1761 – Cornelius Keith579 acres: Title: Keith, Cornelius. Johnston Co. Years: 1761; Creator: Office of Secretary of State; Granville Proprietary Land Office; Call Number: SSLG 74K; Location: Archive Stacks; MARS Id: 12.13.74.35 (Folder)
Scope / Contents: January 10, 1761 579 acres Location: Beginning at a white oak in his line 2 copies Deed #65
Index Terms: Personal Names: Keath, Cornelius; Keith, Cornelius; Geographical Names: Johnston County
Note: See also 12.12.48.1 http://mars.archives.ncdcr.gov/

1761 April 17 – Cornelius Keith to Elliot Bohannan …between Cornelius Keith of the County of Johnston in the province of North Carolina planter of the one part and Elliot Bohannan of Granvil County and province aforesaid planter of the other part … Cornelius Keith for … consideration of the sum of thirty pounds … to him the sd Cornelius Keith in hand payed by sd Elliot Bohannan … said Keith hath given … the sd Elliot Bohannan … that hundred acres of land situate … in Johnston County aforesaid and on the lower side of Smiths Creek and bound as followeth … branch of Little Creek commonly called Toms Creek … to the sd Elliots old line … to Smith Creek … being part of a tract of land granted to the said Keeth … bairing date the 10 of Jan 1760 of 579 acres … Signed: Cornelius Keeth. Wit: David Wimpey, William Moore. Deed bk B1, p 282  Johnston County, NC.  https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-898Y-V9TZ?i=210&cat=332396

1761 April 21 – Cornelius Keith to John Bradley
… between Cornelius Keeth of Johnston County in the provence of North Carolina planter of the one part and John Bradley of the county and provence afsd planter of the other part … said Cornelius Keeth …. for and in consideration of the sum of sixty pounds … to him the sd Keeth by him the sd John Bradley in hand already paid … confirm unto him the sd John Bradley … a certain track or parcel of land situate … in Johnston County and provence afsd on the East side of a creek called Smith’s Creek … below the said Keath’s Mill including the said Mill and one acre of land on the W side of the sd Creek joyning the sd Mill … the sd Keeths line … to Elliot Bohannon’s line … it being 200 acres of land more or less granted to the sd Keeth … the 10th day of Jan 1761 … Signed: Cornelius Keeth. Wit: Wm Bryant, Thos Hunter. Deed bk B1, p. 254
Johnston County, North Carolina. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-998Y-V91Z?i=195&cat=332396

1762 – 1763 – Cornelius Keith – 700 acres; Title: Keith, Cornelius. Johnston Co. Years: 1762, 1763; Creator: Office of Secretary of State; Granville Proprietary Land Office. Call Number: S.108.270 – S.108.283; Location: MFR ( Archive Stacks); MARS Id: 12.12.48.2 (Folder); Scope / Contents: Warrant: 1762 January 20. 700 acres; Descriptive references for land: Richland Creek, Neuse River Deed: 1763 April 1; Index Terms: Personal Names: Keith, Cornelius; Geographical Names: Johnston County; Neuse River; Richland Creek; Note: For deed see 12.13.74.36. http://mars.archives.ncdcr.gov/

1762 June 3 – … between John Toliafarro, Doctor, of Granville County and Province of N Carolina of the one part and George Keath of Johnston County and province of the other part … said John Tolleferro for … consideration of the sum of thirty pounds … paid by the said George Keath … convey to him him the said George Keeth … a certain track or parcel of land containing 150 acres situate … in Johnston County aforsd and on both sides of Newlight Creek and bounded … on the west side of said Creek … Signed: John Toliaferro. Wit: George Rives, Denis Hauld. Proved up on July 1763 Ct by George Rives. Transcript 1762-1771. p. 97. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G98Y-VBX?i=351&cat=332396

1763 Cornelius Keeth480 acres on north side of Neuse River, in Johnston County, NC.http://www.nclandgrants.com/grant/?mars=12.14.78.695&qid=109394&rn=1 ; Title: Keith, Cornelius. Johnston Co.; Years: 1763; Creator: Office of Secretary of State; Granville Proprietary Land Office; Call Number: SSLG 74K; Location: Archive Stacks; MARS Id: 12.13.74.36 (Folder); Scope / Contents: January 1, 1763 480 acres Location: North side of Neuse River 2 copies Deed #79; Personal Names: Keath, Cornelius; Keith, Cornelius; Geographical Names: Johnston County; Neuse River; Source / Donor:   http://mars.archives.ncdcr.gov/

1763 Corn Keeth fr State of N Carolina G Ral p 14

1763 Jan 1 – Cornelius Keith fr State of N Carolina … between the right honorable John Earl Granville of the Kingdom of Great Britain of the one part and Cornelius Keith of Johnston County in the province of North Carolina of the other part … 2 shillings … paid by the said Cornelius Keith …. that track or parcel of vacant land … in Johston County afsd on the No. side of Neuse River joining his own and Thomas Williams line … on Hidgeos? line … containing 480 acres to the said Cornelius Keith … Signed: Thomas Child. Examined by: Jos Long. Wit: James Causland, John Linton. Deed bk D1, p 123, Johnston County, North Carolina.  https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L98Y-JWDK?i=550&cat=332396

1763 Jan 1 – Cornelius Keeth 480 acres of land in Johnston County on the north side of Neuse River joining his own and Thomas Williams lines … in Higdon’s line … Johnston County, NC Grant No. 79. http://www.nclandgrants.com:8081/grant/?mars=12.14.78.693&qid=406473&rn=1

1764 Jan 18 – Cornelius Keith to John Bradley
… between Cornelius Keith of Johnston County and province of North Carolina of the one part and John Bradley of said Countyof the other part … consideration of the sum of 42 pounds, 10 shillings … confirmed unto the said John Bradley … a certain tract or parcel of land … in the county aforesaid on the No. side of Neuse River on the upper side Smith’s Creek … at the mouth of said Creek running up the river .. containing 200 acres of land more or less … Signed: Cornelius Keith. Wit: Lodiwich Tamner?, Jacob Hartsfield. Deed bk D1, p 154, Johnston County, North Carolina.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G98Y-JWCH?i=567&cat=332396

1764 May 1 – George Keith to George Reeves … George Keith of the County of Granville and province of N Carolina planter of the one part and George Reeves of the County of Johnston and province aforesaid planter of the other part .. the said Geo Keith for … consideration of the sum of 33 pounds sterling … paid by the aforesaid Geo Reeves … confirme unto him the said Geo Reeves … a certain tract or parcel of land situate lying and being in Johnston County aforesaid and on the Newlight Creek … on the W side of the aforesaid Newlight Creek running north along a line of marked trees … thence east crossing the said creek … in all to conclude 150 acres … it being part of a tract of land granted to Aquilla Suggs … in 1757 … Signed: George Keith. Wit: Richard Burton, Thomas Ray. Deed bk. D1 p 173, Johnston County, North Carolina. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-898Y-JWZQ?i=576&cat=332396

1766 Aug 26 – Cornelius Keith and Sarah, to Joshua Perry E1, p 140
…between Cornelius Keith of the County of Johnston and province of North Carolina of the one part and Joshua Perry of the county of Bute and province aforesd of the other part planter … that the sd Cornelius Keith and Sarah his wife had for the consideration the sum of 65 pounds … by the said Joshua Perry … confirm unto the said Joshua Perry … two certain tracts or parcels of land situat lying and bing in the Parish of St Stephens in the County of Johnston in the sd province and ar bounded as follows ….. to Smiths Creek and down the various courses of sd Creek … the corner of George Reeves line … along the sd Reeves line … to the sd Keeth’s line … 179 acres … the other tract adjoing the above cited tract or parcel land and is bounded as follows … on the river banks of Rigodons line … in his own line … Thomas Williams line … containing in the whole cited land 480 acres of land … granted to the sd Cornelius Keith by Thomas Child … both tracs of land 659 acres of land … Signed: Cornelius Keith, Sarah Keith. Wit: Ben Hardy, James Martain, Nathl Kimbrough. Deed bk E1, pg 140. Johnston County, North Carolina.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-9987-GL41?i=86&cat=332396

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

Johnston County, which was formed from Craven County in 1746, contained no Gowens [or spelling variations] in its county court minutes between 1759 and 1797, according to “Johnston County, North Carolina County Court Min­utes” Books I-V, by Weynette Parks Haun.
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No Gowens appeared in the 1784 tax list of the county.
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Needham Gowen was listed about 1804 in the Johnston County index to Intestate Land Divisions, Book 2, age 155.
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Zachariah Gowen was listed about 1800 in the Johnston County index to Intestate Land Divisions, Book 2, page 140.

 

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