North Carolina – Mecklenburg 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

Sophie W. Goans, Charlotte, North Carolina received the as­signment of an oil & gas lease from John W. Bartlett, Jr. to 85 acres of land in Comanche County, Texas, October 13, 1955 according to Comanche County Deed Book 283, page 23. She sold the lease to Bartlett Petroleum Company October 13, 1955, according to Comanche County Deed Book 283, page 627.
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Martha E. Goens was married to John A. Moor October 30, 1865 in Mecklenberg County according to “North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868,” Record 2168, bondsman James Fifer, witness William Maxwell, Bond 82667. The marriage was performed by Jon F. Butt.
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William Goin was listed in the 1800 census in Mecklenburg County, Page 471. The household was enumerated as: 11010-0120101.
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Hester Goins, a cook for A. Hutchison, lived at 407 N. Smith, Charlotte, North Carolina, according to Charlotte city directories.
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Mrs. Jennie Goins, a seamstress, lived at 903 S. Church, Charlotte, North Carolina, in 1889 and 1890 according to Charlotte city directories.
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Miss Lula Goins, a seamstress, lived at 903 S. Church, Charlotte, North Carolina, in 1889 and 1890 according to Charlotte city directories.
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Bob Goings, a waiter, lived at 515 S. Avenue C, Charlotte, in 1891 and 1892 according to Charlotte city directories.
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Residents of Charlotte, according to the 1958 city directory, included Harry W. Gowan, salesman for Hollingsworth’s GMC Truck Company, and his wife, Janet D. Gowen, living at 200 North Laurel Avenue, Apartment B, and Mrs. Lillian Gowen, housekeeper for Charlotte Hotel.
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Margaret Goings/Goins was born about 1818. probably in Co-lumbia, South Carolina, according to Shelby Connolly, a great-great-grandson. She was married about 1838 to John Thomas Jewett. They were enumerated in the 1880 census of Mecklen-burg County, and Margaret Goings Jewett appeared at age 62. Included in the enumeration was a son, John Thomas Jewett, Jr. at age 31. Also in the household was Susanna Jewett.

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