Tennessee – Jefferson County

Jefferson County, TN

Deed Index Gs: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4K-D3JZ-V?i=195&cat=202318

1795 Aug 15 – John Goare – Thomas Evans – 125 acres Bowmans Branch Bent Cr – bk C, p 239. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS54-9Q8W-8?i=486&cat=202318

1797 Mar 3 – John Goare – Patrick Nenny – 125 acres Bowmans Branch, Bent Cr – bk D, p 104. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS54-9Q8Q-C?i=601&cat=202318

1797 Mar 3 – John Goan – Patrick Nenney – 125 acres Bent Cr – bk Q, p 51 https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSHM-XTX1?i=502&cat=202318

1798 Apr 30 – Ezekel Goins – Adam Meek and David Stuart – 200 acres S Holston River – bk D, p. 324 https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS54-9QZR-T?i=713&cat=202318

1798 Apr 30 – Ezekiel Goins and David Stuart and Adam Meek – 200 acres Sweetens Cr S of Holston River – bk Q, p 204 https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSHM-XTQ5?i=579&cat=202318

1806 July 25 – Ezekial Goan – John Rogers – 100 acres Sweetens Cr – bk I, p 43. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4K-JHCZ-6?i=546&cat=202318

1812 Apr 14 – Daniel Goin est, Susannah Goin admr – Jacob Cooper – 50 acres Holichucky Riv – bk K, p 165. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSHM-XZQK?i=87&cat=202318

1837 Sept 5 – D H Goan – Pierce B Anderson – 500 acres – Copelands Cr, French Broad River. bk U, p 98. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSHM-XB7T?i=337&cat=202318

1839 Mar 16 – Daniel H Goan – George S Eckle – 72 acres N French Br Riv. bk U, p 435. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSHM-XYKB?i=509&cat=202318

1844 June 1 – Daniel Goon – Shadrick Goon – 200 acres Copeland Cr, 300 acres Frenc B River – bk Z, p 91 (unable to locate – check to make sure correct).

1852 Jan 27 – Daniel H Goon – Alexander Felknor – 20 acres – Dist 5, French Broad River. bk 4, p 200.

1853 Mar 29 – Hamilton B Gowin – Abraham Woodward – 1 and 1/2 acres – Dist 7, New Mkt Rd – bk 3, p 509.

1854 May 5 – Eleanor Goan and Ezekiel Goan – John Hunt – Dist 10 – bk 5, p 114.

1855 Mar 12 – William Going – Nancy Going – slaves – bk 4, p 312.

1855 Dec 24 – Hamilton B Goans – Geo W Drake, 1 and 1/2 Dist 7, lost creek. bk 5, p 552.

1858 Jan 12 – Shadrack Goan – James M Elliott – 26 acres – Dist 5 – bk 5, p 403.
PROBATE:
Index – Gs: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-2T1X-Q9?i=18&cc=1909088&cat=197569

1816 Oct 9 – Susannah Goins – last will
2nd – my son Shadrack Going appointed Executor
3d –
4th – my daughter Faney Evins …
will bk 2, p 155, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-2TBD-R9?i=325&cc=1909088&cat=197569

probate bk 6, p 463.

Preston Goans admr will bk 2, p 589, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GG81-SXXX?i=343&cc=1909088&cat=213658
bk 2, p 600. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GG81-SXHM?i=347&cc=1909088&cat=213658

1866 Feb 1 – Scytha Goans – will bk 6, p 163, probate bk 15, p 173

1802 July 21 – Thomas Jernagin Estate account of sale – Daniel Goins purchased from estate – Will bk 1, p. 115. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9G81-SVWL?i=67&cc=1909088&cat=213658

1810 Sept 6 – An inventory of the estate of Daniel Gowins decd by Susannah Goin admrx. Will bk 1, p. 115-341
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GG81-SDYK?i=132&cc=1909088&cat=213658

 

From Gowen Manuscript:  http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/Gowenms112.htm

JEFFERSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE

Anna Chilton Goan was born in 1815. She was married about 1840 to Alexander Felknor, son of James Felknor and Anne Guthrie Felknor. He was born 1818 in Hawkins County, Tennessee and died in Jefferson County.

Children born to them include:

Louis H. Felknor born in 1852

Lewis H. Felknor, son of Alexander Felknor and Anna Chilton Goan Felknor, was born in 1852 in Jefferson County. He died in 1906 in Hamblen County, Tennessee.
==O==
White Goan was married September 7, 1841 to Hannah Snoddy, according to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Marriages, 1774-1850.” Of White Goan and Hannah Snoddy Goan nothing more is known.
==O==
Anna C. Goans was married September 23, 1841 to Alexander Felknor, according to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Mar­riages, 1774-1850.”
==O==
Eliza Goans was married October 21, 1847 to William Ham­mond, according to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Mar­riages, 1774-1850.”
==O==
Shadrach Goans was born about 1808 in Tennessee. He was recorded in the 1850 census of Jefferson as the head of House­hold 12-658:

“Goans, Shadrack 42, born in TN
Margaret 27, born in TN”
==O==
“Daniel Goan” was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1880 census of Jefferson County, Enumeration District 174, page 24, Civil District 12. The household was recorded as:

“Goan, Daniel 46, born in TN
Terressa 47, born in TN
William 20, born in TN
Hanner L. 16, born in TN
Emley 12, born in TN
Margrate 10, born in TN
Marthy 8, born in TN
John J. 6, born in TN
Harden 6, born in TN”
==O==
“Ezekiel Goins” received Tennessee State land grant No. 13622 for 50 acres in Jefferson County January 10, 1827.

“Ezekial Goan” was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1830 census of Jefferson County, page 281. The family was enumerated as:

“Goan, Ezekial white male 20-30
white female 20-30
white male 0-5”

Ezekial Goan, a farmer, reappeared in the 1840 census of Jef­ferson County, page 325:

“Goan, Ezekial white male 30-40
white female 20-30
white male 10-15
white male 5-10
white male 5-10
white female 0-5
white male 0-5
white male 0-5
white male 0-5”

One adult in the household was illiterate.

“Ezekiel Goan” was recorded as the head of Household 1891-914 in the 1850 census of nearby Johnson County:

“Goan, Ezekiel 47, born in TN
Leannor 43, born in TN
William M. 21
Nancy J. 18
Daniel J. 15
Robert 15
Rufus 13
Shadrach 11
Ezekial 9
Fanny A. 7
Prudence 5
Josiah 3”
==O==
John J. Goan, son of Daniel Goan and Terressa Goan, was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1900 census of Jefferson County, Enumeration District 45, page 8, 5th Civil District:

“Goan, John J. 25, born in June 1874 in TN
Dosia 18, born in May 1882 in TN, wife”
==O==
Shadrack Goans was born about 1808 in Tennessee. He was recorded in the 1850 census of Jefferson as the head of House­hold 12-658:

“Goans, Shadrack 42, born in TN
Margaret 27, born in TN:
==O==
Ezekiel Goen was married January 12, 1828 to Leanna McLanahan, according to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Marriages, 1774-1850.” Children born to Ezekiel Goen and Leanna McLanahan Goen are unknown.
==O==
Polly Goen was married March 21, 1818 to George Curry, ac­cording to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Marriages, 1774-1850.”
==O==
William Goen was married June 27, 1809 to Betsy Jones ac­cording to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Marriages, 1774-1850.” Of William Goen and Betsy Jones Goen nothing more is known.
==O==
Bengamen Goens was married to Anny Jones December 15, 1799, according to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Marriages, 1774-1850.” Children born to Bengamen Goens and Anny Jones Goens are unknown.
==O==
James Goens was married to Mary Williams May 5, 1858, according to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Marriages, 1774-1850.” Of James Goens and Mary Williams Goens nothing more is known.
==O==
Van Goens was married November 23, 1895 to Cordie Campbell, according to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Marriages, 1774-1850.” Of Van Goens and Cordie Campbell Goens nothing more is known.
==O==
Ann Goin was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1830 census of Jefferson County, page 286, as:

“Goin, Ann white female 60-70
white female 20-30”

“Ann Going” reappeared as the head of a household in the 1840 census of Jefferson County. The household, No. 229, was composed of:

“Going, Ann white female 70-80
white female 40-50
white male 20-30
white male 20-30
white female 20-30
white female 20-30
white male 80-90”
==O==
Mary Goin was married July 23, 1806 to Job Self, according to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Marriages, 1774-1850.”
==O==
A. Going deeded land to S. A. Going in Jefferson County Jan­uary 4, 1937 [confirm with copy], according to Jefferson County Deed Book 426, page 391. The land was originally from the D. Easley estate.
==O==
David Goin was married to Priscilla Jarnagin June 27, 1795 by Thomas Snoddy, justice of the peace, according to Jefferson County marriage records. Of David Goin and Priscilla Jarnagin Goin nothing more is known.
==O==
Benjamin Goins was married December 15, 1799 to Ann Jones, according to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Marriages, 1774-1850.” Children born to Benjamin Goins and Ann Jones Goins are unknown.
==O==
James Goins was married September 11, 1815 to Peggy Midget, according to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Mar­riages, 1774-1850.” Children born to James Goins and Peggy Midget Goins are unknown.
==O==
Susanna Goins was married to Daniel Campbell in 1819, ac­cording to records of the Presbyterian Church in Jefferson County.
==O==
William Goins was born about 1793, parents and place unknown. He was married April 21, 1817 in Jefferson County, Tennessee to Mrs. Priscilla Mayes Daniel, widow of Edward Daniel, Jr.

A Daniel couple, Edward Daniel and Ann Daniel, regarded as the parents of Edward Daniel, Jr, were received June 2, 1804 in Claiborne County, Tennessee by Big Springs Baptist Church, according to the church minutes.

Vickie Lomon, a Daniel descendant wrote May 19, 2003:

“Edward Daniel and Anne Daniel were members of the Holy Matrimony Creek Church in Rockingham Coun-ty, North Carolina in 1776. This church was situated right on the North Carolina and Virginia state lines. Edward’s sister, Ester Daniel who married Philemon Lacy were also members of the church.

Edward Daniel and Anne Daniel lived in Henry Coun-ty, Virginia from about 1776 to 1800 when they migra-ted to Clairborne County, Tennessee. Edward was a messenger to the Bethel Church.

Edward Daniel and Anne Daniel were closely asso-ciated with James Goins and Hannah Goings and Ra-chel Moody. Whenever they were received by a church or dismissed by letter, these individuals were frequently with them. Edward Daniel died in 1833 Grainger County.

Most of Edward Daniel’s children married into the family of Henry Mayes and Phoebe Mayes. One of his sons, William Daniel was married in 1822 to Martha Mayes in Grainger County. John Daniel, son of Wil-liam Daniel and Martha Mayes Daniel, was born about 1823. He was married in 1842 to Mary Annah Jef-freys, daughter of Marmaduke Norfleet Jeffreys and Hannah Louise Hill Jeffreys.

John Daniel and Mary Annah Jeffreys Daniel removed to Benton County, Arkansas.”

Priscilla Mayes was born about 1795 on the South Holston River in Hawkins County, Tennessee [North Carolina]. She was married first December 27, 1811 in Hamblen County, Tennessee to Edward Daniel, Jr. who was born about 1793. Priscilla Mayes Daniel Goins died about 1849 in Grainger County, Tennessee. Children born to them are unknown.
==O==
Andrew Gowan was married to Mary Reneau July 22, 1800, according to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Marriages, 1774-1850.” Children born to Andrew Gowan and Mary Reneau Gowan are unknown.
==O==
Martha Gowan was married to Joseph Denson February 9, 1797, according to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Marriages, 1774-1850.”
==O==
James Gowan was married to Peggy Russell May 5, 1795, ac­cording to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Marriages, 1774-1850.” Of James Gowan and Peggy Russell Gowan nothing more is known.
==O==
James Gowan was married to Betsy Doherty May 6, 1796, ac­cording to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Marriages, 1774-1850.” Of James Gowan and Betsy Doherty Gowan nothing more is known.
==O==
Nancy Gowan was married to Thomas Baker April 9, 1818. according to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Marriages, 1774-1850.”
==O==
Thomas J. Gowin was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1900 census of Jefferson County, Enumeration District 74, page 12, 3rd Civil District:

“Gowin, Thomas J. 30, born in TN in February 1870
Louisa 66, born in SC in February 1834,
grandmother”
==O==
Sarah McGowan was married February 1, 1822 at White Pine, Tennessee in Jefferson County to Christopher Moyers, Jr. He was born about 1798 to Christopher Moyers. and Susannah Moyers, according to Nancy Dodge.

Children born to Christopher Moyers, Jr. and Sarah McGowan Moyers include:

John Alexander Moyers born about 1824

John Alexander Moyers, son of Christopher Moyers, Jr. and Sarah McGowan Moyers, was born about 1824. He was mar-ried July 29, 1849 to Nancy Gann. He changed his name to Myers shortly afterward.

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From Gowen Manuscript:  http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/Gowenms112.htm

JEFFERSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE

Anna Chilton Goan was born in 1815. She was married about 1840 to Alexander Felknor, son of James Felknor and Anne Guthrie Felknor. He was born 1818 in Hawkins County, Tennessee and died in Jefferson County.

Children born to them include:

Louis H. Felknor born in 1852

Lewis H. Felknor, son of Alexander Felknor and Anna Chilton Goan Felknor, was born in 1852 in Jefferson County. He died in 1906 in Hamblen County, Tennessee.
==O==
White Goan was married September 7, 1841 to Hannah Snoddy, according to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Marriages, 1774-1850.” Of White Goan and Hannah Snoddy Goan nothing more is known.
==O==
Anna C. Goans was married September 23, 1841 to Alexander Felknor, according to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Mar­riages, 1774-1850.”
==O==
Eliza Goans was married October 21, 1847 to William Ham­mond, according to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Mar­riages, 1774-1850.”
==O==
Shadrach Goans was born about 1808 in Tennessee. He was recorded in the 1850 census of Jefferson as the head of House­hold 12-658:

“Goans, Shadrack 42, born in TN
Margaret 27, born in TN”
==O==
“Daniel Goan” was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1880 census of Jefferson County, Enumeration District 174, page 24, Civil District 12. The household was recorded as:

“Goan, Daniel 46, born in TN
Terressa 47, born in TN
William 20, born in TN
Hanner L. 16, born in TN
Emley 12, born in TN
Margrate 10, born in TN
Marthy 8, born in TN
John J. 6, born in TN
Harden 6, born in TN”
==O==
“Ezekiel Goins” received Tennessee State land grant No. 13622 for 50 acres in Jefferson County January 10, 1827.

“Ezekial Goan” was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1830 census of Jefferson County, page 281. The family was enumerated as:

“Goan, Ezekial white male 20-30
white female 20-30
white male 0-5”

Ezekial Goan, a farmer, reappeared in the 1840 census of Jef­ferson County, page 325:

“Goan, Ezekial white male 30-40
white female 20-30
white male 10-15
white male 5-10
white male 5-10
white female 0-5
white male 0-5
white male 0-5
white male 0-5”

One adult in the household was illiterate.

“Ezekiel Goan” was recorded as the head of Household 1891-914 in the 1850 census of nearby Johnson County:

“Goan, Ezekiel 47, born in TN
Leannor 43, born in TN
William M. 21
Nancy J. 18
Daniel J. 15
Robert 15
Rufus 13
Shadrach 11
Ezekial 9
Fanny A. 7
Prudence 5
Josiah 3”
==O==
John J. Goan, son of Daniel Goan and Terressa Goan, was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1900 census of Jefferson County, Enumeration District 45, page 8, 5th Civil District:

“Goan, John J. 25, born in June 1874 in TN
Dosia 18, born in May 1882 in TN, wife”
==O==
Shadrack Goans was born about 1808 in Tennessee. He was recorded in the 1850 census of Jefferson as the head of House­hold 12-658:

“Goans, Shadrack 42, born in TN
Margaret 27, born in TN:
==O==
Ezekiel Goen was married January 12, 1828 to Leanna McLanahan, according to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Marriages, 1774-1850.” Children born to Ezekiel Goen and Leanna McLanahan Goen are unknown.
==O==
Polly Goen was married March 21, 1818 to George Curry, ac­cording to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Marriages, 1774-1850.”
==O==
William Goen was married June 27, 1809 to Betsy Jones ac­cording to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Marriages, 1774-1850.” Of William Goen and Betsy Jones Goen nothing more is known.
==O==
Bengamen Goens was married to Anny Jones December 15, 1799, according to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Marriages, 1774-1850.” Children born to Bengamen Goens and Anny Jones Goens are unknown.
==O==
James Goens was married to Mary Williams May 5, 1858, according to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Marriages, 1774-1850.” Of James Goens and Mary Williams Goens nothing more is known.
==O==
Susan Goens was married August 31, 1819 to Daniel Campbell, according to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Marriages, 1774-1850.”
==O==
Van Goens was married November 23, 1895 to Cordie Camp­bell, according to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Marriages, 1774-1850.” Of Van Goens and Cordie Campbell Goens nothing more is known.
==O==
Ann Goin was enumerated as the head of a household in the 1830 census of Jefferson County, page 286, as:

“Goin, Ann white female 60-70
white female 20-30”

“Ann Going” reappeared as the head of a household in the 1840 census of Jefferson County. The household, No. 229, was composed of:

“Going, Ann white female 70-80
white female 40-50
white male 20-30
white male 20-30
white female 20-30
white female 20-30
white male 80-90”
==O==
Mary Goin was married July 23, 1806 to Job Self, according to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Marriages, 1774-1850.”
==O==
A. Going deeded land to S. A. Going in Jefferson County Jan­uary 4, 1937 [confirm with copy], according to Jefferson County Deed Book 426, page 391. The land was originally from the D. Easley estate.
==O==
David Goin was married to Priscilla Jarnagin June 27, 1795 by Thomas Snoddy, justice of the peace, according to Jefferson County marriage records. Of David Goin and Priscilla Jarnagin Goin nothing more is known.
==O==
Benjamin Goins was married December 15, 1799 to Ann Jones, according to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Marriages, 1774-1850.” Children born to Benjamin Goins and Ann Jones Goins are unknown.
==O==
James Goins was married September 11, 1815 to Peggy Midget, according to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Mar­riages, 1774-1850.” Children born to James Goins and Peggy Midget Goins are unknown.
==O==
Susanna Goins was married to Daniel Campbell in 1819, ac­cording to records of the Presbyterian Church in Jefferson County.
==O==
Andrew Gowan was married to Mary Reneau July 22, 1800, according to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Marriages, 1774-1850.” Children born to Andrew Gowan and Mary Reneau Gowan are unknown.
==O==
Martha Gowan was married to Joseph Denson February 9, 1797, according to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Marriages, 1774-1850.”
==O==
James Gowan was married to Peggy Russell May 5, 1795, ac­cording to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Marriages, 1774-1850.” Of James Gowan and Peggy Russell Gowan nothing more is known.
==O==
James Gowan was married to Betsy Doherty May 6, 1796, ac­cording to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Marriages, 1774-1850.” Of James Gowan and Betsy Doherty Gowan nothing more is known.
==O==
Nancy Gowan was married to Thomas Baker April 9, 1818. according to “Jefferson County, Tennessee Marriages, 1774-1850.”
==O==
Thomas J. Gowin was enumerated as the head of a house­hold in the 1900 census of Jefferson County, Enumeration District 74, page 12, 3rd Civil District:

“Gowin, Thomas J. 30, born in TN in February 1870
Louisa 66, born in SC in February 1834,
grandmother”
==O==
Sarah McGowan was married February 1, 1822 at White Pine, Tennessee in Jefferson County to Christopher Moyers, Jr. He was born about 1798 to Christopher Moyers. and Susannah Moyers, according to Nancy Dodge.

Children born to Christopher Moyers, Jr. and Sarah McGowan Moyers include:

John Alexander Moyers born about 1824

John Alexander Moyers, son of Christopher Moyers, Jr. and Sarah McGowan Moyers, was born about 1824. He was mar-ried July 29, 1849 to Nancy Gann. He changed his name to Myers shortly afterward.

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