South Carolina – Richland County

FamilySearch.org info on Richland County, South Carolina: 

https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Richland_County,_South_Carolina_Genealogy

1748 John Gowan recd 300acres adj Congaree and Saxa Gothe township in South Carolina

1752 Feb 4 – Thomas Going – Plat for 750 acres on the north side of Congaree, South Carolina, Pursuant to a Precept to me directed by George Hunter Esq his Majesties Survoyor Genl. directed the 4th day of February 1752. I have measured and laid out unto Thomas Going a plantation or tract of Land containing seven hundred and fifty acres situate lying and being on the North side of the Congaree otherwise Seludy River on both sides of the Creek called Collins Mill Creek butting and bounding on all sides on vacant land and hath such shape and form and marks as the above plat represents. Given under my hand this 9 of March 1752. John Fairchild; Description shows on map below to be:
Future Lexington Co, SC (county south of Fairfield Co). D.S.

1772 Aug 17 – John Goan received 150 acres Barkley County in the fork between the Broad River and the Saludy on a small branch of the Tyger River called Comets Branch and bounded SE by land laid out for James Atterson, and part to Ambrose May, and NE by Moses Kirkland, and NW by Ralph Jackson, and part SW by vacant. Map shows this to be very close to where the Broad and Saludy split – likely either modern day Lexington or Richland County, SC – about 15-20 miles east of Wateree Creek area :

From Gowen Manuscript:  http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/Gowenms106.htm

Elizabeth Going headed a household enumerated in the 1830 census of Richland County, page 399:

“Going, Elizabeth white female 40-50
white male 20-30
white male 15-20
white female 5-10”

“Elizabeth Gowings” reappeared as the head of a house­hold in the 1840 census of Richland County, page 443.

“Gowings, Elizabeth white female 50-60
white male 30-40
white female 15-20

“Gilberry Gowings,” regarded as the son of Elizabeth Going, was the head of a household in the 1840 census of Richland County, page 443:

“Gowings, Gilberry white male 20-30
white female 30-40
white male 5-10
white male 0-5”

“Gilberry Going” had been married September 14, 1839, wife’s name omitted, in Stokes County, North Carolina, according to “Stokes County, North Carolina Marriages, 1783-1850.”

“McGilvary Goins” was shot and killed by William Rabun, according to the August 23, 1852 edition of “The South-Carolinan:”

“A man by the name of McGilvary Goins was shot yesterday by William Rabun. He died shortly after receving the wound. Rabun at once delivered himself up to the proper authorities.”

“Sally Goins, daughter of Gilvary Goins, died July 3d, 1859 in Cola., So. Ca. of typhoid fever,” according to “Columbia, South Carolina Obituaries, 1859-1877.”
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Nearby on page 444 in the 1840 census of Richland County was the household headed by John Goings:

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

Also in the 1840 census of Richland County, was re­ported the household of John Goings, Jr. on page 444:

“Goings, John Jr. white male 20-30
white female 20-30”

Also on page 444 of the 1840 census of Richland County was reported the household of Betsey Goings:

“Goings, Betsy white female 50-60
white male 30-40
white female 20-30
white female 0-5”
==O==
“Gadberry Goins was killed, and his son also was shot by Osgood H. Mood March 24, 1860,” according to “Record of Deaths in Columbia, South Carolina.”
==O==
“James Goins died [was executed] March 18, 1859 for murder on the body of Bryan Medlin. Had he have had money, would he have been hanged? Witness the case of Campbell R. Bryce, Sharpe, Luther Caldwell and others–worse cases by far,” according to “Columbia, South Carolina Obituaries, 1859-1877.”
==O==
Billy Gowan was listed in the 1972 telephone directory at Denise Drive, Columbia, South Carolina.
==O==
Doris Gowan was listed in the 1972 telephone directory at 500 East 9th Street, Columboia.

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Richland Co SC FamilySearch notes

Court:

Equity rolls, 1804-1869
Authors:
South Carolina. Court of Equity (Columbia District) (Main Author)
South Carolina. Court of Equity (Richland District) (Added Author)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/476700?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Online but not ready yet)

Minutes of the County Court of Fairfield from 25 July 1785 to 19 August 1786, 13 June 1791 to 25 July 1799
Authors:
South Carolina. County Court (Fairfield County) (Main Author)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/396628?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Available online – see Fairfield County, SC records for Going type entries)

Richland County, South Carolina minutes, 1806-1868
Authors:
South Carolina. Court of Ordinary (Richland District) (Main Author)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/389855?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Available online) (no index – very short)

Land:

Plat books, 1785-1841
Authors:
Camden District (South Carolina). Commissioner of Locations (Main Author)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/396665?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Available online – these are plats for the Camden District – includes Fairfied County, Chester, etc – several entries found for “Going” type names – see:

Camden District Plat Books – 1785-1841

Danl Gowen bk A, p. 209
Elizabeth Goen bk B, p 285
Wm Gladden bk C, p 144
Jesse Gladden bk C, p 146 x 2
Drury Goyen bk D, p 88
Drury Goyen bk D, p 143
Daniel Goyen bk D, p 154
John Gayden bk D, p 147
Daniel Goyen bk D, p 154
Jesse Goyen bk D, p 157
John Goyen bk D, p 168  ).

Probate:

General index to wills, 1787-1950; wills, 1787-1941
Authors:
South Carolina. Probate Court (Richland County) (Main Author)
South Carolina. County Court (Richland County) (Repository)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/443450?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Available online) (No “Going” type names found in general index for wills:  https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-VFS9-M2?i=27&cc=1919417&cat=443450  ).

Richland County, South Carolina minutes, 1806-1868
Authors:
South Carolina. Court of Ordinary (Richland District) (Main Author)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/389855?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Available online)

Richland County, South Carolina miscellaneous estate records, 1799-1955
Authors:
South Carolina. Probate Court (Richland County) (Main Author)
South Carolina. County Court (Richland County) (Repository)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/443502?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Available online)  (Only “Going” records are from the 1900s:  https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939L-6Z8K-C?i=261&cc=1911928&cat=443502 ).

Dutch Fork, Friend Good Will and a few Risers
Statement of Responsibility:
by Mary Lou Soule
Authors:
Soule, Mary Lou (Mary Lou Heydecker), 1935- (Main Author)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/967229?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Review at FamilyCenter)

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