North Carolina – Stokes 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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1797 October 27 – Jesse Gowen
Deed Book E, Page 209
Jesse Gowen paid £50 to Thomas Crawley of Stokes County, North Carolina for land located “on Dalton’s Creek and Hickory Creek and on the Stokes County line.
Wit: John Amos, Sr., Daniel Cardwell, Rich. Wheeler
Rockingham Co, NC
http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2007/12/rockingham-county-north-carolina-early.html

1800 Goin, Allen 7 Person page 621 – US Census North Carolina – “Other Free” Census
Goin, Edward 6 Person page 599
Goin, Godrich 7 Person page 612
Goin, Hinnery 5 Moore County page 60
Goin, Levy 5 Moore County page 62
Goin, Oliva 2 Robeson County page 381
Goin, William 9 Moore County page 60
Going, Burgess 2 whites ( 1001-) Randolph page 353
Going, Isham 4 Orange County page 565
Going, Jacob 6 Stokes 495
Goins?, Judith 1 Nash County page 102
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/1800NCa.htm

From Gowen Manuscript:  http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/Gowenms097.htm

Stokes County was organized in 1789 with land from Surry County.
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The 1850 census of Stokes County enumerated the following households, according to Jean Grider, Foundation member who compiled them:

“48-48 Going, Jonathan 28, born in VA,
Hannah 24, born in VA
Mary F. 2, born in NC
Sarah J. 1, born in NC”

“49-49 Going, James 26, born in VA
Betsey 27, born in NC
Polly 2, born in NC
Liburn 1, born in NC”

“50-50 Beazley, Thomas 36, born in VA
Elizabeth 26, born in NC
Franklin 11, born in VA
Jas. W. 8, born in VA
Sally 8, born in VA
Fanny 7, born in VA
Jonathan 5, born in VA
Isaac 1, born in NC”

“51-51 Going, John 60, born in VA
Margaret 60, born in NC
Leroy 15, born in NC”

“61-61 Going, Thomas 55, born in VA
Jane 50, born in VA
Ruthy 30, born in VA
Becca 21, born in VA
Frederick 16, born in NC
Emyette 14, born in VA
Amanda 9, born in NC”
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Joseph Goans was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1790 census Stokes County, Salisbury District, according to “Heads of Families, North Carolina, 1790.” The family was recorded as:

“Goans, Joseph white male over 16
white female
white male under 16
white female
white male under 16
white female
white male under 16
2 slaves”
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Anthony Goin, mulatto was the head of a household enumerated in the 1880 census of Stokes County, Enumeration District 248, page 40, Snow Creek Township:

“Going, Anthony 42, born in NC, mulatto
Elizabeth 29, born in NC, mulatto
Rose Lee 12, born in NC, mulatto
Nancy 10, born in NC, mulatto
Richard 9, born in NC, mulatto
John R. 7, born in NC, mulatto
James H. 4, born in NC, mulatto
Susanah 1, born in NC, mulatto”
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George Goin, mulatto was the head of a household enumerated in the 1880 census of Stokes County, Enumeration District 248, page 6, Snow Creek Township as:

“Goin, George 38, born in NC, mulatto
Eliza 35, born in NC, mulatto
George W. 14, born in NC, mulatto
John H. G. 12, born in NC, mulatto
Nancy E. F. 10, born in NC, mulatto
Fannie F. 8, born in NC, mulatto
Joseph 6, born in NC, mulatto
Lucy D. 4, born in NC, mulatto
Sallie 2/12, born in NC, mulatto”

George Goin, mulatto, was the head of a household enumer­ated in the 1880 census of Stokes County Enumeration District 248, page 48, Snow Creek Township as:

“Goin, George 40, born in NC, mulatto
Mary 35, born in NC, mulatto
James 12, born in NC, mulatto
Pollie 10, born in NC, mulatto
Bettie 8, born in NC, mulatto
Josie 6, born in NC, mulatto
George 4, born in NC, mulatto”
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Anderson Going was married to Parkey Frazer July 17, 1845, according to “Stokes County, North Carolina Marriages, 1783-1850,” Record 1114, bondsman Joseph Richards, witness C. H. Nelson, Bond No. 138874. Ten children were born to Anderson Going and Parkey Frazer Going, according to Dr. G. C. Waldrip III. Two of the children remained in Goinstown, North Carolina, and the others removed to Winston-Salem, North Carolina in the 1880-90 period.
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Frederic C. Going was married to Sally Beazly [Beasley?] December 5, 1860, according to “Stokes County, North Carolina Marriages, 1783-1850,” Record No. 1114, bondsman William S. Jessu, witness John Hill, Court Clerk, Bond No. 138875. Children born to Frederic C. Going and Sally Beazly Going are unknown.
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Gilbery Going was married [no bride listed] September 14, 1839 in Stokes County according to “North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868,” Record No. 1114, bondsman Luis Going, witness William Ward, Bond No. 138876. Nothing more is known of Gilbery Going.
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William A. Going (colored) was married to Nancy E. Riddle (colored) September 11, 1866, according to “Stokes County, North Carolina Marriages, 1783-1850.” The marriage is confirmed by “North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868,” record 01115, bondsman William P. Riddle, witness: J. G. H. Mitchell, bond 000138877. The marriage was performed by N. Martin, J.P. Of William A. Going and Nancy E. Riddle Going nothing more is known.
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Gerusha Going, “free colored,” was recorded as the head of a household in the 1820 census of Stokes County, page 26, ac­cording to “Index to the 1820 census of North Carolina.”
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Gilberry Going was married September 14, 1839, wife’s name omitted, according to “Stokes County, North Carolina Mar­riages, 1783-1850.”
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James Going was married December 14, 1858 to Emizet Going, according to “Stokes County, North Carolina Marriages, 1783-1850,” record 01115, bondsman Frederick Going, witness James M. Dearmin, Bond 138879. The marriage was performed by James M. Dearmin, J.P. Of James Going and Emizet Going Going nothing more is known.
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John Going was married to Cieley Bolton May 10, 1838, ac­cording to “Stokes County, North Carolina Marriages, 1783-1850.” Children born to John Going and Cieley Bolton Going are unknown.
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John Going appeared in the 1840 census of Stokes County, page 188, as the head of a household composed of:

“Going, John white male 50-60
white female 40-50
white male 15-20
white male 15-20
white male 10-15
white male 5-10
white male 0-5”

Two members over 21 in the household of John Going were illiterate. Three members of the family were engaged in agri­culture.

Nearby was the family of Thomas Going who also appeared on page 188 as the head of a household in Stokes County 1840 census. The family was rendered as:

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

Two members of the household were engaged in agriculture, and one member of the family over 20 was illiterate.
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Ellen “Nellie” Tilley, daughter of Martin Tilley and Polly Tilley was born about 1820, probably in Stokes County, North Carolina. She was married about 1841, husband’s name Goins, according to Patricia M. Seaver of Williamsville, New York. “Ellen “Nellie” Tilley Goins, 52, was remarried October 31, 1872 to Henderson Moorefield, 55, son of Allen Moorefield and Patsey Moorefield of Western Virginia” by S. J. Lackey, Baptist Minister in Snow Creek Township. Witnesses were G. R. Fry, J. T. Fry and J. M. Fry, according to “Marriage Licenses of Stokes County, North Carolina, 1839-1887,” compiled by Harvey L. Lineback.

Apparently Henderson Moorefield was born about 1817 and was married about 1840 to Pauline Ashley.
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Millard Goins and Betty Tilley Goins were residents of Stokes County in 1917 when a daughter was born.

Children born to Millard Goins and Betty Tilley Goins include

Luvenia Goins born in 1917

Luvenia Goins, daughter of Millard Goins and Betty Tilley Goins, was born in 1917. She was married about 1935, husband’s name Flinchum. Luvenia Goins Flinchum died October 10, 2001 at the age of 84 in Walnut Cove, North Carolina.
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Ida Bell Goins, daughter of John Goins and granddaughter of Frederick Goins, was born in Stokes County about 1890, according to Victoria Allgaier, a granddaughter of Brunswick, Maryland.
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Isaac Swanson “Pete” Goins was born in Stokes County about 1937 and was living at High Point, North Carolina when he died April 4, 1993 at age 56. His obituary was carried in the “Greensboro News & Record” of April 6, 1993:

“Funeral for Isaac Swanson “Pete” Goins, 56, of 1615 Fowler Place, who died April 4, 1993, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home. Burial will be in Holly Hill Memorial Park.

A native of Stokes County, he was employed with Carsons, Inc. Surviving are mother, Hattie Bullins Goins of Liberty House Nursing Center; sisters, Bunice Louise Goins Bullins of Archdale, Mrs. Nancy Goins Helms of High Point.”
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Jeremy Goins was married to Sally Roetch [Roach?] May 16, 1799, according to “Stokes County, North Carolina Marriages, 1783-1850.” Thomas Roetch signed as bondsman on Bond No. 138880, and C. Lash was a witness to the ceremony. The marriage is confirmed by “North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868,” record 1115. Children born to Jeremy Goins and Sally Roetch Goins are unknown.
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Leeborn Goins was married October 28, 1873 to Susie Pike at the residence of Thomas Bailey in Quaker Gap Township in Stokes, according to the research of James Lee Hall of Hixson, Tennessee. Children born to Leeborn Goins and Susie Pike Goins are unknown.
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Nancy Goins was married 1885 to Samuel Sykes in Surry County, according to the research of Ruth Sykes Bloom. Samuel Sykes was born in 1868 to Joseph Benjamin Sykes and Mary Fortner Sykes. He died in 1886.
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Robert Franklin “Shorty” Goins, Jr, son of Robert Franklin Goins and Dolly East Goins, was born April 27, 1931 in Stokes County. He died there October 15, 2001.
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John Gowing was born in Stokes County in 1790 of parents unknown, according to Sharon Bolt, a descendant. He was married about 1820, wife’s name Margaret. Children born to John Gowing and Margaret Gowing include James Gowing who was born in North Carolina about 1823. He was married about about 58 to Millie J. Moran who was born in 1840 in Virginia. Children born to James Gowing and Millie J. Moran Gowing are unknown.

Sharon Bolt suggests that the wife of John Gowing was Margaret Gregory Gowing.
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Maria Gowing was married November 14, 1826 to Hasten Middlebrook, according to “Stokes County, North Carolina Marriages, 1783-1850.”
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Mary Gowing was married to Wills Tate November 4, 1824, according to “Stokes County, North Carolina Marriages, 1783-1850.”
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Morgan Gowing was married to Nancy Pruitt August 30, 1865, according to “Stokes County, North Carolina Marriages, 1783-1850,” record 1117, bondsman Presley George, witness Joel F. Hill, Court Clerk, Bond No. 138909. The marriage was performed by Julius Terrill. Of Morgan Gowing and Nancy Pruitt Gowing nothing more is known.
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Nancy Gowing was married October 23, 1832 to Thomas Gipe [Giss?], according to “Stokes County, North Carolina Marriages, 1783-1850.”
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Nelly Gowing was married to John Frasier November 4, 1824, according to “Stokes County, North Carolina Marriages, 1783-1850.”
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Susan Gowing was married September 19, 1833 to Noah Baker, according to “Stokes County, North Carolina Marriages, 1783-1850.”
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Usly [Ursula] Gowing was married to Jonathan Tyra October 21, 1786, according to “Stokes County, North Carolina Marriages, 1783-1850.”

 

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