South Carolina – Georgetown County / District

FamilySearch.org info on Georgetown County, South Carolina: 

https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Georgetown_County_South_Carolina_genealogy

1769 July 4 – 1769 July 4 Inventory and appraisement of chattles of Joseph Wood late of St Davids Parish . . . Thos Gowing balance of act dated July 4, 1769 4.4. . . . Isaac Lockhart act dated Nov 1 1769. Inventory and appraisal of Joseph Wood decd’s estate signed June 16, John Newham, Jolley Webby, John Jameson. St Davids Parish, South Carolina.  https://www.fold3.com/image/305705251
(Click each image to enlarge) St Davids Parish, South Carolina:

1784 Oct 17 – John Gowing receives a PLAT FOR 200 ACRES ON DROWNING CREEK, GEORGE TOWN DISTRICT, SURVEYED BY JOHN HENDERSON. Series: S213190 Volume: 0006 Page: 00046 Item: 000 Names indexed: GOWING, JOHN; HENDERSON, JOHN Document type: PLAT Locations: DROWNING CREEK; GEORGETOWN DISTRICT, South Carolina
http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/onlinearchives/RecordDetail.aspx?RecordId=179889  John Going Jr appears on the 1782 tax list with two members in the family and reappeared in the 1785 tax list with four in the family, probably two children born be­tween 1782 and 1785.  “John Gowing” was a purchaser at the estate sale of Thomas Bradford, deceased in August 1786, ac­cording to Granville County Will Book I, page 515.

1784-john-gowing-recv-200-acres-on-drowning-cr-in-georgetown-dist-snip

1784-john-gowings-recvs-200-acres-on-drowning-cr-in-georgetown-dist-sc-snip 1784-john-gowings-recvs-200-acres-on-drowning-cr-in-georgetown-dist-sc-snip

1786-john-gowing-living-adj-to-job-rothmahler-in-georgetown-dist-on-dw-side-of-drowning-cr-on-nc-state-line-in-sc-snip

1786 Feb 15: JOHN GOWIN, PLAT FOR 100 ACRES ON DROWNING CREEK, GEORGE TOWN DISTRICT, SURVEYED BY JOHN HENDERSON.  Series: S213190 Volume: 0003 Page: 00356 Item: 001 Names indexed: GOWIN, JOHN; HENDERSON, JOHN Document type: PLAT Locations: DROWNING CREEK; GEORGETOWN DISTRICT, South Carolina
http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/onlinearchives/RecordDetail.aspx?RecordId=178931

1786 March 2: ROTHMAHLER, JOB, PLAT FOR 1,200 ACRES ON DROWNING CREEK, GEORGE TOWN DISTRICT, SURVEYED BY JOHN HENDERSON. Series: S213190 Volume: 0014 Page: 00143 Item: 000 Names indexed: JOHN GOWING; HENDERSON, JOHN; ROTHMAHLER, JOB Document type: PLAT Locations: DROWNING CREEK; GEORGETOWN DISTRICT; NORTH CAROLINA. South Carolina
http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/onlinearchives/RecordDetail.aspx?RecordId=185610

1786 July 15 – John Gowen receives a PLAT FOR 100 ACRES ON DROWNING CREEK, GEORGE TOWN DISTRICT, SURVEYED BY JOHN HENDERSON. Georgetown Dist, SC. http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/onlinearchives/RecordDetail.aspx?RecordId=178931

1789 Nov 12: GIBSON, STEPHEN, PLAT FOR 1,700 ACRES ON LITTLE PEE DEE RIVER, GEORGETOWN DISTRICT, SURVEYED BY WILLIAM STEWART.  Series: S213190 Volume: 0026 Page: 00032 Item: 000 Names indexed: BLUE, WILLIAM; GIBSON, STEPHEN; LUCY GOWIN; STEWART, WILLIAM Document type: PLAT Locations: GEORGETOWN DISTRICT; LITTLE PEE DEE RIVER, South Carolina
http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/onlinearchives/RecordDetail.aspx?RecordId=192523

1790 The US Census shows Bethiah Going, John Goinge, John Goun(?), and James Gawin (?) livinng in the Georgetown District, South Carolina.

1790 – Bathiah Going
US Census – first head of Household
South Carolina – Georgetown District, Prince Fredericks Parish – page 51
0 males over 16, 0 males under 16, 2 females – white. 0 slaves.
http://www2.census.gov/prod2/decennial/documents/1790k-03.pdf

1790 –Lucy Gowen
US Census – first head of Household
South Carolina – Georgetown District, Prince Georges Parish – page 54
0 males over 16, 0 males under 16, 5 females – white. 0 slaves.
http://www2.census.gov/prod2/decennial/documents/1790k-03.pdf

1790 – John Gowen
US Census – first head of Household
South Carolina – Georgetown District, Prince Georges Parish – page 54
2 males over 16, 1 males under 16, 2 females – white. 0 slaves.
http://www2.census.gov/prod2/decennial/documents/1790k-03.pdf

From Gowen Manuscript:  http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/Gowenms104.htm

Georgetown District was the easternmost district of the seven districts into which South Carolina was divided in colonial times.
==O==
Bathiah Going was named as the head of a household composed of two females in Georgetown District, Prince Frederick parish, according to “Heads of Families, South Carolina, 1790.” The family was rendered on Page 51.
==O==
Mrs. Jacquelyn Dale Wall Goins was born in 1940. She died at age 61 November 16, 2001, according to the November 18, 2001 edition of “The State.”
==O==
The will of Moses Bass of Georgetown District dated February 28, 1777 reveals a relationship with the family of Jacob Going, according to “South Carolina Deed Abstracts, 1783-1788,” Books I-5 through Z-5, abstacted by Brent H. Holcomb.

“S‑5, 283‑284:

Abstract of will of Moses Bass of Prince Georges Parish, George Town District, Province of South Carolina,

Being indisposed in Body . . .

. . . to Mourning Going, daughter of Jacob Going, one cow marked with a cross & over bit & under bit in one ear and cross & whole under nick in the other ear;

. . . to Sarah Going, daughter of Jacob Going, one cow marked in the above mentioned mark;

. . . to Elizabeth Going, daughter of Jacob Going, one cow marked with a cross & under bit & over bit in each ear and branded ‘ME’;

. . . to Anne Going, daughter of Jacob Going, one heifer marked with a cross and under bit & over bit in each ear branded ‘ME’;

. . . to Cyntha Going, daughter of Jacob Going, one heifer yearling marked with a cross & over bit & under bit in each ear & branded ‘ME’;

. . . to my beloved cousin Jeremiah Bass, tract of 100 acres granted to John Smith, and one negro named Peter, one negro woman named Fann, one negro boy named Jack with their increase;

. . . my wife Elizabeth Bass to have the use of said plantation & tract of land granted to John Smith her lifetime and the use of negroes Peter, Fann & Jack & their increase her life time;

. . . to my beloved cousin Wright Bass, the plantation, mill, & tract of land containing 444 acres that I now live on, one negro woman Jane, my wife Elizabeth Bass to have the use of the plantation, mill & Tract of land and negro woman during her lifetime;

. . . to Henry Harison, son of James Harison, one negro woman Cate & increase, my wife to have the use of the negro woman during her lifetime;

. . . to Joseph Going Junr, one negro girl named Judah & increase, my wife to have the use of her during her life time;

. . . to my beloved wife Elizabeth Bass, one negro man named Jack, one woman named Florah, one woman named Nan, one boy named Isum, one boy named Roger, and my cattle, about 110 head, branded ‘ME’, all my stock of horses & mares, all my household furniture & plantation tools, 26 head of sheep, and my hogs, also negro girl Violet;

. . . to Jacob Going. a plantation of 50 acres granted to John Crawford;

I appoint my wife Elizabeth Bass and my friends Luke Whitefield and James Harison, executors.

Dated 28 February 1777. Moses Bass (M) (LS)

Wit: Malachi Murfee, Jeremiah [x] Bass, Right Bass.

A true copy taken from the original and examined by Hugh Horry, Ordinary G. Town District.

Whereas I, the within named Right Bass, am the eldest son of Edward Bass, deceased, who was the eldest brother of the within named Testator, Moses Bass, which said Moses Bass departed this life without issue, whereby I, said Right Bass became his heir at law, and I am willing that all the several devises & bequests in the said will should have effect, for the memory of my deceased uncle Moses Bass and for the several devisees in the within will, and five shillings, I confirm all the devises, legacies and bequests.

9 Nov 1785 Right Bass (LS)

Wit: Chas Cotesworth Pinckney, Wm. Smith.

Proved in Charleston District by the oath of Charles Cotesworth Pinckney 28 June 1786 before Dl. Mazyck, J.P. Recorded 28 June 1786.”
==O==
Michael Going was named as a petit juror in Prince George Parish, Georgetown District in the 1778-79 jury list, according to “Jury List of South Carolina, 1778-1779” by GeLee Corley Hendrix and Morn McKay Lindsey.
==O==
“John Gowings” received land grants in Georgetown District, August 1, and August 7, 1786, according to Georgetown District Deed Book 4, page 238. Georgetown District was created in 1768. He received another grant in Prince George Parish, Georgetown District, according to Georgetown District deed records.
John Gowen appeared as the head of a household in the 1790 census of Georgetown District, Prince George Parish:

“Gowen, John white male over 16
white female
white male over 16
white female
white male under 16”
==O==
Lucy Gowen appeared as the head of a household in the 1790 census of Georgetown District, near John Gowen’s location in Prince George parish. Her family was composed of five females. She may have been the widow of Jacob Gowen and the mother of his many daughters.

_________________________________

Georgetown SC FamilySearch Notes

Miscellaneous records, 1730-1866
Authors: South Carolina. Court of Common Pleas (Williamsburg District) (Main Author)
South Carolina. Court of Common Pleas (Georgetown District) (Added Author)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/388844?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Online but not ready yet)

Minutes of meetings and lists of members, 1805-1821
Authors: First Baptist Church (Georgetown, South Carolina) (Main Author)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/458082?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Online but not ready yet)

All Saints’ Church, Waccamaw : the parish, the place, the people, 1739-1949
Statement of Responsibility: Henry DeSaussure Bull
Authors: Bull, Henry DeSaussure, 1885-1957 (Main Author)
All Saints Church, Waccamaw (Pawleys Island, South Carolina) (Added Author)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/203340?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Online but not ready yet)

LIST OF U.S. STATES:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii,Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan,Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico,New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin,Wyoming

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s