North Carolina – Montgomery 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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1782 Nov 20 – Thomas Gowens receives 300 acrs on Big Creek waters of Little River. Montgomery Co, NC
http://www.nclandgrants.com/grant/?mars=12.14.89.489&qid=82734&rn=5

1790 Thomas Goin may have moved to Montgomery County where Thomas Gain was counted in the 1790 census with 3 white males and 5 white females in his household [NC:164]. Montgomery Co, NC
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Gibson_Gowen.htm

1797 Feb 7 – Thomas Going – will in Montgomery County will named only his five youngest children. Montgomery Co, NC (from Caswell Co)
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Gibson_Gowen.htm

1799A James Going,  1 tithe 2 horses [frame 460] Montgomery Co Va
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/monttax.htm

1800 James Going,  1 tithe 2 horses [frame 501] Montgomery Co Va
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/monttax.htm

1802 David Goings 1 tithe, 1 horse [frame 533] Montgomery Co Va
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/monttax.htm

1803 Nov 12 – Name: William Gowing. Issue Date: 12 Nov 1803. Residence Place: Montgomery, North Carolina, USA. Certificate Number Range: 4113-4314, 01-043. Description: Montgomery 4113-4314, 01-043. 350 acres on both sides of Cabbin Creek. Chain carriers: Pleasant Gowen, Lewis Gowen. Montgomery County, NC. https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=try&db=NCLandGrants&h=42576

1805 David Goings 1 tithe 1 horse [frame 633] Montgomery Co Va
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/monttax.htm

1806 David Goings 1 tithe 1 horse [frame 660] Montgomery Co Va
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/monttax.htm

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

William Goin, free colored, was listed as the head of a house­hold in the 1820 census of Montgomery County, according to “Index to the 1820 Census of North Carolina.”
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Burgess Going, son of Thomas Going, was a resident of Goochland County, Virginia in 1748, according to the research of LaFay Gowan of Birmingham, Alabama.
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Thomas Going of Randolph County, North Carolina wrote his will February7, 1797, according to Eddie Goins, family history researcher.

Children named in the will were Burgess Going, Burton Going, Hali Going, Vina Going and Elizabeth Going.

“Burges Going” “Elisabeth Going” and “Burton Going” were enumerated as the heads of households in the 1810 census of Randolph County, page 166.

Burgess Goings was born between 1780 and 1790. He was listed as the head of a household in the 1820 census of Mont­gomery County, according to “Index to the 1820 census of North Carolina.”

He reappeared in the 1840 census of Montgomery County, page 237, living on the east side of the Yadkin River. His household was composed of:

“Goings, Burgess white male 50-60
white female 40-50
white female 30-40
white female 15-20
white male 10-15
white female 10-15
white male 0-5
white female 0-5
white female 0-5”

In 1840 Burgess Goins was a farmer with four members of his household engaged in agriculture.

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

Henry Goings, free colored, was listed as the head of a house­hold in the 1830 census of Montgomery County, page 18, ac­cording to Dorothy Williams Potter in “Index to the 1820 Census of North Carolina.”
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Matthew Goings, free colored, was listed as the head of a household in the 1820 census of Montgomery County, accord­ing to “Index to the 1820 Census of North Carolina.”
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Thomas Gowen was a land owner in Montgomery County in 1782, according to “The Heritage of Montgomery County, North Carolina” published by the Montgomery County His­torical Society.
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William Gowin was a land owner in Montgomery County in 1801, according to “The Heritage of Montgomery County, North Carolina” published by the Montgomery County His­torical Society.

 

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