(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)
City of Staunton Personal Property Tax List, 1809-1820, Library of Virginia microfilm no. 366
1811 A List of Free people of Colour [frame 9]
William Going 1 tithe per William King
1814, City of Staunton
A list of Free people of Colour [frame 24]
William Going 1 tithe 1 FB
AUGUSTA COUNTY, VIRGINIA
Daniel Gawen, “a servant boy of Sam’l Doak, was adjudged to be 12 years old,” according to “Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish in Virginia,” Volume 1, page 246 by Lyman Chalkley. The writings of Chalkley compose a transcript of the court minutes of Augusta County.
John Goen was a resident of Augusta County in 1851. Children born to him include:
John Harvey Clinton Goen born September 26, 1851
John Harvey Clinton Goen, son of John Goen, was born in Augusta County September 26, 1851. He was married October 7, 1897 to Nancy E. Taylor who was born August 2, 1873 in Jennings County, Indiana to Thomas S. Taylor and Nancy Stephenson Taylor. John Harvey Clinton Goen died November 12, 1930 at Anna, Illinois. Nancy E. Taylor Goen died May 29, 1953 in Coles County, Illinois.
Children born to John Harvey Clinton Goen and Nancy E. Taylor Goen include:
Florence Bell Goen born August 2, 1873
Florence Bell Goen, daughter of John Harvey Clinton Goen and Nancy E. Taylor Goen, was born February 5, 1900 at Edgewood, Illinois. She was married November 2, 1917 to Frank Nieft. He was born August 16, 1895 at Nakomis, Illinois.
Daniel Goin was married November 3, 1845 to Frances C. Whetesel, according to “Augusta County, Virginia Marriages, 1785-1850.” Children born to Daniel Goin and Betsey Whetsel are unknown.
John Goin was married January 21, 1825 to Betsy Swine, according to “Augusta County, Virginia Marriages, 1785-1850.” Children born to John Goin and Betsy Swine Goin are unknown.
Drury Going was born about 1749 in Greenville, Augusta County, Virginia. She was married in 1767 in Chester, South Carolina. She died February 22, 1796 in Charleston, South Carolina and buried in Union South Carolina.
John Going was married April 14, 1823 to Polly King, accord-ing to “Augusta County, Virginia Marriages, 1785-1850.”
Mathew Goings was married to Keziah Goings March 5, 1834, according to “Augusta County, Virginia Marriages, 1785-1850.” Children born to Mathew Goings and Keziah Goings Goings are unknown
Thomas Goings was married September 20, 1839 to Frances Goings, according to “Augusta County, Virginia Marriages, 1785-1850.” Children born to Thomas Goings and Frances Go-ings Goings are unknown.
Nine Mulatto individuals of interest to Foundation members were enumerated in the 1870 census of Augusta County.
Goings, Jane age 15
Goings, John age 24
Goings, Mary A. age 22
Goins, Benjamin S. age 69
Goins, Ezekiel age 30
Goins, Francis A. age 40
Goins, Henry age 56
Goins, Huldy age 15
Goins, Wilson age 50
Charlie Goins, white male, was born May 1890. He was the son of Silas Goins and Caroline Goins.
E. M. Goins, white female, was born August 28, 1894 in Augusta County. She was the daughter of J. T. and M. B. Goins.
J. T. Goins was born July 3, 1896 in Augusta County. He was the son of J. T. Goins and M. B. Goins.
Lillie Goins was born September 1891. She was the daughter of Silas Goins and Caroline Goins.
Mamie Goins, white female, was born December 17, 1888 in Augusta County. She was the daughter of Silas Goins and Carrie Goins.
John Goins was married to Margaret Fox March 6, 1841, ac-cording to “Augusta County, Virginia Marriages, 1785-1850.” John Goins was enumerated as “white” in the 1850 census of Augusta County.
They were enumerated in the 1860 census of Augusta County:
Joseph 16, born in VA
William 14, born in VA
Harvey 10, born in VA
John 6, born in VA”
After 1870 they removed to Clay County, Illinois.
Children born to John Goins and Margaret Fox Goins include:
William Goins born about 1843
Joseph D. Goins born about 1845
Harvey Goins born about 1850
John Goins born about 1853
William Goins, son of John Goins and Margaret Fox Goins, was born about 1843 in Augusta County. He was a Confederate soldier during the Civil War. He accompanied his parents in a move to Clay County about 1870. He was married about 1872 to Ellen Rose, probably in Clay County, according to Kathy Gardner, a descendant.
Children born to William Goins and Ellen Rose Goins include:
Margaret Jane Goen born about 1878
Margaret Jane Goen, daughter of William Goins and Ellen Rose Goins, was born about 1878, probably in Clay County. She was married about 1894 to George Warren Pearson, according to Kathy Gardner, her great-granddaughter.
Joseph D. Goins, son of John goins and Margaret Fox Goins, was born about 1845 in Augusta County. He appeared in the 1860 census as a 14-year-old. He served as a Confederate soldier during the Civil War, according to Kathy Gardner, family researcher of Louisville, KY.
John Gowing was married to Polly Johns February 5, 1836, ac-cording to “Augusta County, Virginia Marriages, 1785-1850.” Children born to John Gowing and Polly Johns Gowing are unknown.
Gowin West, servant of George Moffett, was mentioned in “Original Court Records of Augusta County, Virginia, 1745-1800.” His item was found in Augusta County Court Records, Order Book 7, page 92.
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