Virginia – Buckingham County – 1700s to early 1800s

(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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Buckingham Co Va map

FamilySearch.org map

FamilySearch.org wiki page for Buckingham Co, Va:   https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Buckingham_County,_Virginia_Genealogy

FamilySearch.org catalogue page for Buckingham Co, Va:   https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&query=%2Bsubject%3AVirginia%20%2Bsubject%3ABuckingham

Parent County

1758–Buckingham County was created 14 September 1758 from Albemarle County.
County seat: Buckingham [1]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Virginia county boundary changes, “Rotating Formation Virginia County Boundary Maps” (1617-1995) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Buckingham County, Va – INFO

1769 – Birth year – Virginia, Deaths and Burials Index, 1853-1917
Name: Rachael Gowen
Birth Date: abt 1769
Death Date: May 1869
Death Place: Appomattox County, Virginia
Death Age: 100
Race: White
Marital status: Single
Gender: Female
FHL Film Number: 2056972
Ancestry.com. Virginia, Deaths and Burials Index, 1853-1917 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
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1772 Tillotson Parrish pmt to Moses Going a poor person. Buckingham Co, Va
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1773 Moses Gowing in Tillotson Parrish, Buckingham County, Va – recd payment per the vestrybook
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1774 Moses Gowing recd payment from Tillotson Parrish in Buckingham Co as a poor person per vestrybook
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1782 personal property tax records Buckingham County, Va
William Going 1 tithe, ., ., 2 horses, 5 cattle (image 20)
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1783 personal property tax records Buckingham County, Va
William Goin, John Via 2 tithes, 2 horses, 3 cattle (image 13, pg. 20)
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1786 personal property tax records Buckingham County, Va
William Goin 1 tithe over 21, 2 cattle, 6 horses (image 8, pg. 10)
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1786 Nov 10 – Moses Going, William Going
Petition Re Opposition of Episcopal Church Collecting
Buckingham Co, Va
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1786 Nov 10 – Moses Going, William Going appear in a Petition Re Opposition of Episcopal Church Collecting, in Buckingham Co, Va
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1787B personal property tax records Buckingham County, Va
William Gowen 1 tithe over 21, 2 horses, 9 cattle (image 4).
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1787 Buckingham Co petition signed by Moses Going
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1788B personal property tax records Buckingham County, Va
William Goyne 1 tithe, 2 horses (image 4)
John Goyne (Exempt), 1 horse (image 4)
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1788 Personal Tax List – Buckingham County, Virginia
William Goyne: 1, -, -, 2
John Goyne (exempt): -, -, -, 1.   

1789A personal property tax records Buckingham County, Va
William Goyan 1 tithe, 1 horse (image 4)
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1790B personal property tax records Buckingham County, Va
William Goyan 1 tithe, 1 horse (image 2)
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1791 Buckingham Co petition with John Gowing signature
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1791A personal property tax records Buckingham County, Va
A list of tithes and taxable property taken by Peter Guerant in Dist No 1 for the year 1791.
Moses Going (exempt) 1 horse (image 5)
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1791B personal property tax records Buckingham County, Va
Josias Jones list of taxable property for the year 1791 in Buckingham County Dist No 2.
William Goyan 1 tithe, 1 horse (image 3)
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1792B personal property tax records Buckingham County, Va
Tithes and Taxable property in Buckingham County in District No 2.
William Goyan 1 tithe, 2 horses (image 2)
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1792 Buckingham Co petition signed by William Gowing
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1792 Buckingham Co petition signed by William Gowing
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1793A personal property tax records Buckingham County, Va
Josias Jones land property list 1793 in Dist No. 2
William Goyan 2 tithes, 3 horses (image 3)
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1794 personal property tax records Buckingham County, Va
Josias Jones land property list 1794 in Dist No. 2
William Goan 2 tithes, 3 horses (image 3)
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1795A personal property tax records Buckingham County, Va
Tithes and taxable property in Dist No 1 in Buckingham 1795
Moses Going (exempt) 1 horse (image 5)
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1795B personal property tax records Buckingham County, Va
Josias Jones land property list 1795 in Dist No. 2
William Goyan 2 tithes, 2 horses (image 3)
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1796B personal property tax records Buckingham County, Va
Josias Jones land property list 1796 in Dist No. 2
William Going 2 tithes, 2 horses (image 4)
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1797B personal property tax records Buckingham County, Va
Josias Jones land property list 1797 in Dist No. 2
William Goyan 2 tithes, 4 horses (image 4)
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1798B personal property tax records Buckingham County, Va
Josias Jones land property list 1798 in Dist No. 2
William Goyan and J. Goyan 2 tithes, 3 horses (image 5)
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1799B personal property tax records Buckingham County, Va
A list of taxable property in District No. 2 for the year 1799
William Goyan and son 2 tithes, 2 horses (image 4)
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1800B personal property tax records Buckingham County, Va
A list of taxable property in District No. 2 for the year 1800
William Goyan and son 2 tithes, 2 horses (image 4)
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1800 Personal Tax List – Buckingham County, Virginia
William Goyan and son: 2, -, -, 2.   

1801B personal property tax records Buckingham County, Va
Josias Jones list of taxable property for the year 1801
William Goyan and son 2 tithes, 2 horses (image 8)
James Goyan 1 tithe (image 8)
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1802B personal property tax records Buckingham County, Va
Josias Jones list of taxable property for the year 1801
James Goyan 1 tithe (image 4)
William Goyan 1 tithe, 2 horses (image 4)
Jordan Goyan 1 tithe, 1 horse (image 4)
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1803B personal property tax records Buckingham County, Va
Josias Jones land property list 1803 in Dist No. 2
William Goyan and son 2 tithes, 4 horses (image 3)
James Goyan 1 tithes (image 3)
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1804B personal property tax records Buckingham County, Va
Josias Jones land property list 1804 in Dist No. 2
William Goyan 1 tithe, 3 horses (image 3)
Jordin Goyan 1 tithe, 1 horse (image 3)
James Goyan 1 tithe (image 3)
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1805B personal property tax records Buckingham County, Va
Josias Jones land property list 1805
William Goyan 1 tithe, 3 horses (image 2)
Jordin Goyan 1 tithe, 1 horse (image 2)
James Goyan 1 tithe (image 3)
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1805 – Birth year – Virginia, Deaths and Burials Index, 1853-1917
Name: Powhatan Gowen
Birth Date: abt 1805
Birth Place: Buckingham
Death Date: 7 Aug 1870
Death Place: Appomattox County, Virginia
Death Age: 65
Race: White
Marital status: Married
Gender: Male
Spouse Name: M. Gowen
FHL Film Number: 2056972
Ancestry.com. Virginia, Deaths and Burials Index, 1853-1917 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
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1806B personal property tax records Buckingham County, Va
Josias Jones land property list 1806 in Dist No. 2
William Goyan 1 tithe, 2 horses (image 4)
Jurdin Goyan 1 tithe, 1 horse (image 4)
James Goyan 1 tithe (image 4)
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1806 – Birth year – Virginia, Deaths and Burials Index, 1853-1917
Name: Susannah Gowen
Birth Date: abt 1806
Death Date: 17 May 1876
Death Place: Appomattox County, Virginia
Death Age: 70
Race: White
Marital status: Married
Gender: Female
Spouse Name: S.H. Gowen
FHL Film Number: 2056972
Ancestry.com. Virginia, Deaths and Burials Index, 1853-1917 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
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1807B personal property tax records Buckingham County, Va
James Goyan 1 tithe (image 3)
William Goyan 1 tithe, 2 horses (image 3)
Jurdain Goyan 1 tithe, 1 horse (image 3)
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1809B personal property tax records Buckingham County, Va
William Goyan 1 tithe, 5 horses (image 4)
Jurdin Goyan 1 tithe, 2 horses (image 4)
James Goyan 1 tithe, 1 horse (image 4)
William Goyan Jnr 1 tithe (image 4)
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1810A personal property tax records Buckingham County, Va
James Gowan 1 tithe, 2 horses (image 4)
Jordan Gowan 1 tithe, 3 horses (image 4)
Robert Gawan? (or Garvan) 1 tithe, 1 horse (image 4)
William Gowan 2 tithes, 3 horses (image 4)
Philip Gowan 1 tithe, 1 horse (image 4)
William Gowan Jr 1 tithe (image 4)
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1810 US Census in Buckingham County, Virginia
Name: James Going
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Buckingham, Virginia
Free White Persons – Males – Under 10: 3
Free White Persons – Males – 10 thru 15: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 26 thru 44 : 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 16 thru 25: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 26 thru 44: 1
Number of Household Members Under 16: 6
Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
Number of Household Members: 10
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1810 US Census in Buckingham County, Virginia
Name: Jordan Going
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Buckingham, Virginia
Free White Persons – Males – Under 10: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 26 thru 44 : 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10: 3
Free White Persons – Females – 26 thru 44: 1
Number of Household Members Under 16: 5
Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
Number of Household Members: 7
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1810 US Census:
Name: James Gowen
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Fredericksville, Albemarle, Virginia
Number of All Other Free Persons: 8
Number of Household Members: 8
Year: 1810; Census Place: Fredericksville, Albemarle, Virginia; Roll: 66; Page: 196; Image: 00213; Family History Library Film: 0181426
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1810 US Census: Name: Benjamin Going
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Fredericksville, Albemarle, Virginia
Number of All Other Free Persons: 4
Number of Household Members: 4
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1810 US Census: Name: David Going
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Fredericksville, Albemarle, Virginia
Number of All Other Free Persons: 8
Numbers of Slaves: 3
Number of Household Members: 11
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1810 US Census: Name: David Going
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Fredericksville, Albemarle, Virginia
Number of All Other Free Persons: 3
Number of Household Members: 3
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1810 US Census: Name: Elizabeth Going
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Fredericksville, Albemarle, Virginia
Number of All Other Free Persons: 6
Number of Household Members: 6
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1810 US Census: Name: Elizabeth Going
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Fredericksville, Albemarle, Virginia
Number of All Other Free Persons: 6
Number of Household Members: 6
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1810 US Census: Name: Jessee Going
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Fredericksville, Albemarle, Virginia
Number of All Other Free Persons: 6
Number of Household Members: 6
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1810 US Census: Name: Joshua Going
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Fredericksville, Albemarle, Virginia
Number of All Other Free Persons: 6
Number of Household Members: 6
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1810 US Census: Name: Sherrod Going
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Fredericksville, Albemarle, Virginia
Number of All Other Free Persons: 12
Number of Household Members: 12
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1812 Corp. Jesse Gowan of Buckingham County served in Henshaw’s Fifth Virginia Infantry Regiment, according to “War of 1812 Bounty Lands in Illinois” by Lowell M. Volkel. Jesse Gowan received Bounty Land Warrant No. 7257 September 17, 1818 for a quarter section of land in Illinois located in Township 5 North, Range 5 West. In 1811 Congress had authorized bounty land to be given to the veterans of federal service. Every man who enlisted for five years or the “duration of the war” received a bonus of $16 and 160 acres of land. Non-coms and Officers were entitled to 320 acres.  (See Gowen Manuscript below).

1820 US Census in Buckingham County, Virginia
Name: Jordan Gowing
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): New Canton, Buckingham, Virginia
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free White Persons – Males – Under 10: 3
Free White Persons – Males – 10 thru 15: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 45 and over: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10: 3
Free White Persons – Females – 26 thru 44: 1
Number of Persons – Engaged in Agriculture: 1
Free White Persons – Under 16: 8
Free White Persons – Over 25: 2
Total Free White Persons: 10
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 10
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1820 US Census in Buckingham County, Virginia
Name: Betsey Gowing
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): New Canton, Buckingham, Virginia
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free White Persons – Males – 10 thru 15: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 15: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 45 and over : 1
Number of Persons – Engaged in Agriculture: 1
Free White Persons – Under 16: 3
Free White Persons – Over 25: 1
Total Free White Persons: 4
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 4
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1820 US Census in Buckingham County, Virginia
Name: William Gowing
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): New Canton, Buckingham, Virginia
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free White Persons – Males – 16 thru 25: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 16 thru 25: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 45 and over : 1
Number of Persons – Engaged in Agriculture: 1
Free White Persons – Over 25: 1
Total Free White Persons: 3
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 3
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1820 US Census in Buckingham County, Virginia
Name: Jane Gowing
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): New Canton, Buckingham, Virginia
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free Colored Persons – Females – Under 14: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – 14 thru 25: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – 45 and over: 1
Total Free Colored Persons: 3
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 3
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1820 US Census in Buckingham County, Virginia
Name: Powhatan Gowing
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): New Canton, Buckingham, Virginia
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free White Persons – Males – 16 thru 18: 1
Number of Persons – Engaged in Agriculture: 1
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1820 US Census in Buckingham County, Virginia
Name: Jesse Gowing
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): New Canton, Buckingham, Virginia
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free White Persons – Males – 26 thru 44: 1
Number of Persons – Engaged in Agriculture: 1
Free White Persons – Over 25: 1
Total Free White Persons: 1
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 1
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1820 US Census in Buckingham County, Virginia
Name: Samuel Gowing
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): New Canton, Buckingham, Virginia
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free White Persons – Males – 26 thru 44: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 16 thru 25: 1
Number of Persons – Engaged in Agriculture: 1
Free White Persons – Under 16: 1
Free White Persons – Over 25: 1
Total Free White Persons: 3
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 3
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=7734&h=1059353&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=PXv2332&_phstart=successSource

1820 US Census in Buckingham County, Virginia
Name: William Gowing
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): New Canton, Buckingham, Virginia
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free White Persons – Males – 16 thru 18: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 26 thru 44: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 45 and over: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 16 thru 25: 2
Number of Persons – Engaged in Agriculture: 1
Free White Persons – Over 25: 2
Total Free White Persons: 4
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 4
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1820 US Census: Name: Benjamin Gowing
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Fredericksville Parish, Albemarle, Virginia
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free Colored Persons – Males – 26 thru 44: 1
Free Colored Persons – Males – 45 and over: 2
Free Colored Persons – Females – 26 thru 44: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – 45 and over: 1
Slaves – Females – 45 and over: 1
Number of Persons – Engaged in Agriculture: 4
Total Slaves: 1
Total Free Colored Persons: 5
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 6
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=ZPE1883&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&db=1820usfedcenancestry&gsln=Going&cp=12&msypn__ftp=albemarle,%20virginia,%20usa&msypn__ftp_x=1&msypn=130&msypn_x=1&qh=ZqNBMxGYM5LdJGJFO4H4fQ%3D%3D&new=1&rank=1&redir=false&uidh=m37&gss=angs-d&pcat=35&fh=0&h=24310&recoff=9&ml_rpos=1

1820 US Census: Name: Henderson Gowing
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Fredericksville Parish, Albemarle, Virginia
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free Colored Persons – Males – 14 thru 25: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – 14 thru 25: 1
Number of Persons – Engaged in Agriculture: 1
Total Free Colored Persons: 2
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 2
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=ZPE1883&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&db=1820usfedcenancestry&gsln=Going&cp=12&msypn__ftp=albemarle,%20virginia,%20usa&msypn__ftp_x=1&msypn=130&msypn_x=1&qh=ZqNBMxGYM5LdJGJFO4H4fQ%3D%3D&new=1&rank=1&redir=false&uidh=m37&gss=angs-d&pcat=35&fh=1&h=24312&recoff=9&ml_rpos=2

1820 US Census: Name: Hezekiah Gowing
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Fredericksville Parish, Albemarle, Virginia
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free Colored Persons – Males – 45 and over: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – Under 14: 3
Free Colored Persons – Females – 14 thru 25: 2
Number of Persons – Engaged in Agriculture: 4
Total Free Colored Persons: 6
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 6
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=ZPE1883&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&db=1820usfedcenancestry&gsln=Going&cp=12&msypn__ftp=albemarle,%20virginia,%20usa&msypn__ftp_x=1&msypn=130&msypn_x=1&qh=ZqNBMxGYM5LdJGJFO4H4fQ%3D%3D&new=1&rank=1&redir=false&uidh=m37&gss=angs-d&pcat=35&fh=2&h=24917&recoff=9&ml_rpos=3

1820 US Census: Name: James Gowing
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Fredericksville Parish, Albemarle, Virginia
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free Colored Persons – Males – Under 14: 2
Free Colored Persons – Males – 14 thru 25: 1
Free Colored Persons – Males – 45 and over: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – Under 14: 4
Free Colored Persons – Females – 14 thru 25: 2
Free Colored Persons – Females – 26 thru 44: 1
Number of Persons – Engaged in Agriculture: 5
Total Free Colored Persons: 11
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 11
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=ZPE1883&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&db=1820usfedcenancestry&gsln=Going&cp=12&msypn__ftp=albemarle,%20virginia,%20usa&msypn__ftp_x=1&msypn=130&msypn_x=1&qh=ZqNBMxGYM5LdJGJFO4H4fQ%3D%3D&new=1&rank=1&redir=false&uidh=m37&gss=angs-d&pcat=35&fh=3&h=24912&recoff=9&ml_rpos=4

1820 US Census: Name: Jessee Gowing
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Fredericksville Parish, Albemarle, Virginia
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free Colored Persons – Males – Under 14: 3
Free Colored Persons – Males – 14 thru 25: 2
Free Colored Persons – Males – 45 and over: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – Under 14: 3
Free Colored Persons – Females – 26 thru 44: 1
Number of Persons – Engaged in Agriculture: 4
Total Free Colored Persons: 10
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 10
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=ZPE1883&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&db=1820usfedcenancestry&gsln=Going&cp=12&msypn__ftp=albemarle,%20virginia,%20usa&msypn__ftp_x=1&msypn=130&msypn_x=1&qh=ZqNBMxGYM5LdJGJFO4H4fQ%3D%3D&new=1&rank=1&redir=false&uidh=m37&gss=angs-d&pcat=35&fh=4&h=24916&recoff=9&ml_rpos=5

1820 US Census: Name: John Gowing
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Fredericksville Parish, Albemarle, Virginia
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free Colored Persons – Males – Under 14: 2
Free Colored Persons – Males – 26 thru 44: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – Under 14: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – 26 thru 44: 1
Number of Persons – Engaged in Agriculture: 1
Total Free Colored Persons: 5
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 5
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=ZPE1883&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&db=1820usfedcenancestry&gsln=Going&cp=12&msypn__ftp=albemarle,%20virginia,%20usa&msypn__ftp_x=1&msypn=130&msypn_x=1&qh=ZqNBMxGYM5LdJGJFO4H4fQ%3D%3D&new=1&rank=1&redir=false&uidh=m37&gss=angs-d&pcat=35&fh=5&h=24315&recoff=9&ml_rpos=6

1820 US Census: Name: Joshua Gowing
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Fredericksville Parish, Albemarle, Virginia
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free Colored Persons – Males – 45 and over: 1
Number of Persons – Engaged in Agriculture: 1
Total Free Colored Persons: 1
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 1
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=ZPE1883&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&db=1820usfedcenancestry&gsln=Going&cp=12&msypn__ftp=albemarle,%20virginia,%20usa&msypn__ftp_x=1&msypn=130&msypn_x=1&qh=ZqNBMxGYM5LdJGJFO4H4fQ%3D%3D&new=1&rank=1&redir=false&uidh=m37&gss=angs-d&pcat=35&fh=6&h=24313&recoff=9&ml_rpos=7

1820 US Census: Name: Joshua Gowing
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Fredericksville Parish, Albemarle, Virginia
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free Colored Persons – Males – 14 thru 25: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – 14 thru 25: 1
Number of Persons – Engaged in Agriculture: 1
Total Free Colored Persons: 2
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 2
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=ZPE1883&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&db=1820usfedcenancestry&gsln=Going&cp=12&msypn__ftp=albemarle,%20virginia,%20usa&msypn__ftp_x=1&msypn=130&msypn_x=1&qh=ZqNBMxGYM5LdJGJFO4H4fQ%3D%3D&new=1&rank=1&redir=false&uidh=m37&gss=angs-d&pcat=35&fh=7&h=24320&recoff=9&ml_rpos=8

1820 US Census: Name: Roadey Gowing
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Fredericksville Parish, Albemarle, Virginia
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free Colored Persons – Males – Under 14: 3
Free Colored Persons – Females – 14 thru 25: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – 26 thru 44: 1
Total Free Colored Persons: 5
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 5
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=ZPE1883&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&db=1820usfedcenancestry&gsln=Going&cp=12&msypn__ftp=albemarle,%20virginia,%20usa&msypn__ftp_x=1&msypn=130&msypn_x=1&qh=ZqNBMxGYM5LdJGJFO4H4fQ%3D%3D&new=1&rank=1&redir=false&uidh=m37&gss=angs-d&pcat=35&fh=8&h=24316&recoff=9%2022&ml_rpos=9

1820 US Census: Name: Sherrod Gowing
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Fredericksville Parish, Albemarle, Virginia
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free Colored Persons – Males – Under 14: 3
Free Colored Persons – Males – 14 thru 25: 2
Free Colored Persons – Males – 45 and over: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – Under 14: 2
Free Colored Persons – Females – 45 and over: 1
Number of Persons – Engaged in Agriculture: 3
Total Free Colored Persons: 9
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 9
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=ZPE1883&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&db=1820usfedcenancestry&gsln=Going&cp=12&msypn__ftp=albemarle,%20virginia,%20usa&msypn__ftp_x=1&msypn=130&msypn_x=1&qh=ZqNBMxGYM5LdJGJFO4H4fQ%3D%3D&new=1&rank=1&redir=false&uidh=m37&gss=angs-d&pcat=35&fh=9&h=24311&recoff=9&ml_rpos=10

1820 US Census: Name: William Gowing
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Fredericksville Parish, Albemarle, Virginia
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free Colored Persons – Males – 14 thru 25: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – Under 14: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – 14 thru 25: 1
Number of Persons – Engaged in Agriculture: 1
Total Free Colored Persons: 3
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 3
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1820 US Census: Name: Wilson Gowing
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Fredericksville Parish, Albemarle, Virginia
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free Colored Persons – Males – 14 thru 25: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – Under 14: 1
Number of Persons – Engaged in Agriculture: 1
Total Free Colored Persons: 2
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 2
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1821 – Birth year – Virginia, Deaths and Burials Index, 1853-1917
Name: Chas Gowen
Birth Date: abt 1821
Birth Place: Appomattox
Death Date: 10 Mar 1875
Death Place: Appomattox County, Virginia
Death Age: 54
Race: White
Gender: Male
Father Name: Jordan Gowen
Mother Name: Inda Gowen
FHL Film Number: 2056972
Ancestry.com. Virginia, Deaths and Burials Index, 1853-1917 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
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1826 – Birth year – Virginia, Deaths and Burials Index, 1853-1917
Name: Walter Gowen
Birth Date: abt 1826
Death Date: Jun 1876
Death Place: Appomattox County, Virginia
Death Age: 50
Race: Colored (Black)
Marital status: Married
Gender: Male
Spouse Name: S.H. Gowen
FHL Film Number: 2056972
Ancestry.com. Virginia, Deaths and Burials Index, 1853-1917 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
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1826 – Birth year – Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940
Name: C. E. Gowen
Gender: Male
Marital status: Widowed
Race: White
Age: 60
Birth Date: 1826
Birth Place: Nelson Co.
Marriage Date: 7 Oct 1886
Marriage Place: Nelson County, Virginia
Father: Simon
Mother: Elizabeth
Spouse: Signora Spencer
FHL Film Number: 32734
Reference ID: p62 ln54
Ancestry.com. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2014.
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1830 US Census in Buckingham County, Virginia
Name: William Gowen
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Buckingham, Virginia
Free Colored Persons – Males – 24 thru 35: 1
Free Colored Persons – Males – 55 thru 99: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – 24 thru 35: 1
Total Free Colored Persons: 3
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 3
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1830 US Census in Buckingham County, Virginia
Name: Elizabeth Gowen
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Buckingham, Virginia
Free White Persons – Males – 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 20 thru 29: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 60 thru 69: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 2
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 5
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 5
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1830 US Census in Buckingham County, Virginia
Name: Wm Gowen
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Buckingham, Virginia
Free White Persons – Males – 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 90 thru 99: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 3
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 3
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1830 US Census in Buckingham County, Virginia
Name: Jordan Gowen
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Buckingham, Virginia
Free White Persons – Males – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 10 thru 14: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 5 thru 9: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons – Under 20: 8
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 10
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 10
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=8058&h=867879&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=PXv2335&_phstart=successSource

1830 US Census: Name: Joshua Gowin
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Albemarle, Virginia
Free Colored Persons – Males – Under 10: 2
Free Colored Persons – Males – 10 thru 23: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – Under 10: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – 24 thru 35: 1
Total Free Colored Persons: 5
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 5
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=8058&h=910190&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=ZPE1874&_phstart=successSource

1830 US Census: Name: Sherwood Gowin
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Albemarle, Virginia
Free Colored Persons – Males – Under 10: 1
Free Colored Persons – Males – 10 thru 23: 1
Free Colored Persons – Males – 24 thru 35: 3
Free Colored Persons – Males – 36 thru 54: 1
Free Colored Persons – Males – 55 thru 99: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – 10 thru 23: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – 24 thru 35: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – 36 thru 54: 1
Total Free Colored Persons: 10
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 10
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=8058&h=910193&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=ZPE1874&_phstart=successSource

1830 US Census: Name: Thomas Gowen
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Albemarle, Virginia
Free Colored Persons – Males – 10 thru 23: 1
Free Colored Persons – Males – 36 thru 54: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – 10 thru 23: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – 36 thru 54: 1
Total Free Colored Persons: 4
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 4
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=8058&h=910266&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=ZPE1874&_phstart=successSource

1830 US Census: Name: Daniel Gowin
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Albemarle, Virginia
Free Colored Persons – Males – 10 thru 23: 2
Free Colored Persons – Males – 55 thru 99: 2
Free Colored Persons – Females – Under 10: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – 10 thru 23: 5
Free Colored Persons – Females – 36 thru 54: 1
Total Free Colored Persons: 11
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 11
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=8058&h=910197&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=ZPE1874&_phstart=successSource

1830 US Census: Name: William Gowin
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Albemarle, Virginia
Free Colored Persons – Males – Under 10: 3
Free Colored Persons – Males – 36 thru 54: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – 36 thru 54: 1
Total Free Colored Persons: 5
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 5
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=8058&h=910195&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=ZPE1874&_phstart=successSource

1830 US Census: Name: Rhoda Gowin
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Albemarle, Virginia
Free Colored Persons – Males – Under 10: 2
Free Colored Persons – Males – 10 thru 23: 2
Free Colored Persons – Females – Under 10: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – 36 thru 54: 1
Total Free Colored Persons: 6
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 6
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=8058&h=910196&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=ZPE1874&_phstart=successSource

1830 US Census: Name: John Gowin
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Albemarle, Virginia
Free Colored Persons – Males – 10 thru 23: 2
Free Colored Persons – Males – 36 thru 54: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – 36 thru 54: 1
Total Free Colored Persons: 4
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 4
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=8058&h=910194&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=ZPE1874&_phstart=successSource

1830 US Census: Name: Daniel Gowin
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Albemarle, Virginia
Free Colored Persons – Males – 24 thru 35: 1
Total Free Colored Persons: 1
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 1
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=8058&h=910198&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=ZPE1874&_phstart=successSource

1830 US Census: Name: Jesse Gowin
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Albemarle, Virginia
Free Colored Persons – Males – 10 thru 23: 2
Free Colored Persons – Males – 24 thru 35: 2
Free Colored Persons – Males – 36 thru 54: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – 10 thru 23: 3
Free Colored Persons – Females – 36 thru 54: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – 55 thru 99: 1
Total Free Colored Persons: 10
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 10
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=8058&h=910268&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=ZPE1874&_phstart=successSource

1831 Feb 3 – Virginia, Marriage Records, 1700-1850
Name: Dosha Gowen
Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 3 Feb 1831
Marriage Place: Albemarle, Virginia
Spouse Name: Stephen Jackson
Ancestry.com. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1700-1850 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=3143&h=17184&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=kUu4675&_phstart=successSource

1832 Sept 5 – Virginia, Compiled Marriages, 1740-1850
Name: William Gowen
Gender: Male
Spouse Name: Sophia Phillips
Spouse Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 5 Sep 1832
County: Amherst
State: Virginia
Ancestry.com. Virginia, Compiled Marriages, 1740-1850 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999.
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=3723&h=158110&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=kUu4680&_phstart=successSource

1834 Dec 2 – Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940
Name: Elizabeth Gowin Or Goin
Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 2 Dec 1834
Marriage Place: Amherst County, Virginia
Father: James Goin
Spouse: Winston S. Fortune
FHL Film Number: 30273
Reference ID: p 332
Ancestry.com. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2014.
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=60214&h=805896&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=kUu4680&_phstart=successSource

1837 – Birth year – Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940
Name: Sarah Ann Gowin
Gender: Female
Age: 17
Birth Date: 1837
Birth Place: Amherst Co.
Marriage Date: 1 Apr 1854
Marriage Place: Amherst Co., Virginia
Father: George Gowin
Mother: Nancy Gowin
Spouse: George W. Rogers
FHL Film Number: 30311
Reference ID: Mar Reg 2 p 1
Ancestry.com. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2014.
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=60214&h=5398&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=kUu4680&_phstart=successSource

1839 – Birth year – Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014
Name: Mary E Rodgers
[Mary E Gowan]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Death Age: 73
Birth Date: abt 1839
Death Date: 31 Aug 1912
Death Place: Elon, Amherst, Virginia, USA
Father: George Gowan
Mother: Nancy Harman
Virginia Department of Health; Richmond, Virginia; Virginia Deaths, 1912-2014
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=9278&h=738676&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=kUu4667&_phstart=successSource

1839 – Birth year –
Name: Mildred Sheltin Gowen
[Mildred Sheltin Johnson]
Gender: Female
Race: Black
Death Age: 75
Birth Date: abt 1839
Death Date: 5 Jan 1914
Death Place: Elon, Amherst, Virginia, USA
Father: Abram Johnson
Virginia Department of Health; Richmond, Virginia; Virginia Deaths, 1912-2014
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=9278&h=38452&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=kUu4669&_phstart=successSource

1840 US Census: View Record
Batey Going
Fredericksville, Albemarle, Virginia 1
View Record
Chs Going
Fredericksville, Albemarle, Virginia 4
View Record
Danl Going
Fredericksville, Albemarle, Virginia 7
View Record
Hardin Going
Fredericksville, Albemarle, Virginia 4
View Record
Hastings M Going
Fredericksville, Albemarle, Virginia 4
View Record
Henderson Going
Fredericksville, Albemarle, Virginia 7
View Record
Henry Going
Fredericksville, Albemarle, Virginia 6
View Record
Jas Going
Fredericksville, Albemarle, Virginia 8
View Record
Jesse Going
Fredericksville, Albemarle, Virginia 10
View Record
John Going
Fredericksville, Albemarle, Virginia 2
View Record
Josha Going
Fredericksville, Albemarle, Virginia 10
View Record
Levi Going
Fredericksville, Albemarle, Virginia 6
View Record
Matthew Going
Fredericksville, Albemarle, Virginia 4
View Record
P M Going
Fredericksville, Albemarle, Virginia 4
View Record
Susan Going
Fredericksville, Albemarle, Virginia 9
View Record
Wilson M Going
Fredericksville, Albemarle, Virginia 10
View Record
Winney Going
Fredericksville, Albemarle, Virginia 1
View Record
Wm Going
Fredericksville, Albemarle, Virginia 10
View Record
Winny Gowings
St Annes, Albemarle, Virginia 2
https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/1840usfedcenancestry/?name=_Going&event=_albemarle-virginia-usa_130&event_x=_1-0&pcat=cen_1840&priority=usa&qh=kEByFG%2FtxNeFEea8a1M6sg%3D%3D

1840 US Census:
View Record
John Gowen
Southern District, Buckingham , Virginia 5
View Record
Jordan Gowen
Southern District, Buckingham , Virginia 4
View Record
Samuel H Gowen
Southern District, Buckingham , Virginia 5
View Record
Powhatan Gowin
Southern District, Buckingham , Virginia 6
View Record
Betty Gowen
Southern District, Buckingham , Virginia 2
View Record
Judith Gowen
Southern District, Buckingham , Virginia 6
View Record
Robt Monr Gowen
Southern District, Buckingham , Virginia 6
View Record
Joss Gowen
Southern District, Buckingham , Virginia 4
View Record
Amanda Gowin
Southern District, Buckingham , Virginia 3
View Record
Samuel Gowen
Southern District, Buckingham , Virginia 4
https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/1840usfedcenancestry/?name=_Gowan&event=_buckingham-virginia-usa_402&count=50&event_x=_1-0-a&pcat=cen_1840&qh=8roMD9N%2BYT2Gfm4zqj%2BQRA%3D%3D

1843 Nov 6 – Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940
Name: Charles Gowen
Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 6 Nov 1843
Marriage Place: Nelson County, Virginia
Spouse: Nancy Fitzgerald
FHL Film Number: 32734
Reference ID: p 45
Ancestry.com. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2014.
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=60214&h=2830577&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=kUu4680&_phstart=successSource

 

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Gowen Manuscript:

BUCKINGHAM COUNTY, VIRGINIA

John H. Goin was listed as the head of a household in the 1880 census of Buckingham County, Enumeration District 33, page 35, Francisco District:

“Goin, John H. 41, born in VA
Genetta F. 40, born in VA
Peter 19, born in VA
Nancy Jane 16, born in VA
Sallie P. 11, born in VA
Theodosia 9, born in VA”

Adjoining John H. Goin was a family headed by Coford Goin, prossibly a brother. The Cofford Goin family was also enumerated in 1880 in Enumeration District 33, page 35, Francisco District:

“Goin, Coford 34, born in VA
Mary 32, born in VA
Richard 12, born in VA
Susan A. 8, born in VA
Mary Lew 9, born in VA
Henry 5, born in VA
Charles W. 1, born in VA”
==O==
Pvt. Luther Goin, World War I soldier and a son of C. C. Goin of Dillwyn, Virginia, died of disease at Camp Humphreys, Virginia October 12, 1918, according to “Virginia Magazine of History & Biography,” Vol. 27, page 19.
==O==
Sarah Going was married about 1918 to Emmett Murphy in Brunswick County, according to Kenneth Smith, a descendant. In the 1900 census of the county, Emmett Murphy was enum-erated as the grandson of William Murphy. William Murphy and Emma Murphy lived in the Maysville township of Buck-ingham County, Virginia from at least 1880 to their deaths.

Emmett Murphy was described as an Indian, but through out various census’ was listed variously black, mulatto and white.

Children born to Emmett Murphy and Sarah Going include:

Marshall Murphy born about 1920
Willie Murphy born about 1921
Carrie Murphy born about 1923
Emmett Murphy born about 1925
Wilbur Murphy born about 1928
Elnora Murphy born about 1930
Grace Murphy born about 1933
Lena Murphy born about 1936
Charlie Murphy born about 1940
==O==
Corp. Jesse Gowan of Buckingham County served in Henshaw’s Fifth Virginia Infantry Regiment, according to “War of 1812 Bounty Lands in Illinois” by Lowell M. Volkel. He received Bounty Land Warrant No. 7257 September 17, 1818 for a quarter section of land in Illinois located in Township 5 North, Range 5 West. In 1811 Congress had authorized bounty land to be given to the veterans of federal service. Every man who enlisted for five years or the “duration of the war” received a bonus of $16 and 160 acres of land. Non-coms and Officers were entitled to 320 acres.
==O==
Householders of interest to Gowen chroniclers appeared in the 1850 census of Buckingham County. Enumerated were:

Gowin, James M. Page 386
Gowin, John Page 386
Gowin, William Page 415
==O==
William Gowan was born about 1805 in Buckingham County of parents unknown, according to the research of Barbara Goins Albright, a great-great-granddaughter of Indianapolis, Indiana. He was married about 1824, wife’ name Elizabeth. She was born about 1809. Appommatox County was formed from Buckingham County in 1845, and William Gowan found himself in the northern part of the new county.

They were enumerated in the 1850 census of Appommatox County, Northern township, page 189:

Gowan, William 45, born in VA
Elizabeth 40, born in VA
James 23, born in VA
Martha 20, born in VA
Jordan 17, born in VA
Judith A. 16, born in VA
Nancy 14, born in VA
Frances 12, born in VA
Alexander 10, born in VA
Mary 8, born in VA
Elizabeth 3, born in VA
Sara [twin] 1, born in VA
Eliza [twin] 1, born in VA”

Also recorded on Page 189, Northern township, were the households of Jesse Gowan and Jordan Gowan, perhaps kinsmen of William Gowan. Elizabeth Gowan appeared as the head of a household in the 1870 census Appommatox County.

Children born to William Gowan and Elizabeth Gowan include:

James H. Goin born December 28, 1825
Martha Gowan born about 1830
Jordan Gowan born about 1833
Judith A. Gowan born about 1834
Nancy Gowan born about 1836
Frances Gowan born about 1838
Alexander Gowan born about 1840
Mary Gowan born about 1842
Elizabeth Gowan born about 1847
Sarah Gowan [twin] born about 1849
Eliza Gowan [twin] born about 1849

James H. Goin, son of William Gowan and Elizabeth Gowan, was born December 28, 1825, according to the research of Barbara Albright, great-granddaughter. He appeared in his father’s enumeration at age 23 in the 1850 census of Appomattox County. He was married about 1866 to Mary Conner who was born in 1827. Mary Conner Goin died August 16, 1886, and James H. Goin died December 4, 1890.

Children born to them include:

Balsera H. Goin born about 1851
Martha J. Goin born about 1852
Marcellus Goin born about 1855
Arthur Goin born about 1857
Henrietta Goin born about 1859
Jerome Goin born August 9, 1868

Jerome Goin, son of James H. Goin and Mary Conner Goin, was born August 9, 1868, probably in Appommatox County. He was married in 1892 in Springfield, Tennessee to Lennie Townsend who was born to Lee Townsend and Florence Farmer Townsend in Kentucky August 20, 1870. He died September 4, 1906 in Franklin, Kentucky, and she died there January 20, 1917.

Children born to Jerome Goin and Lennie Townsend Goin include:

Clarence Goins born about 1894
Deana Goins born about 1896
Oscar Goins born December 17, 1899
James Goins born about 1902
Goldie Goins born about 1905

Oscar Goins, son of Jerome Goin and Lennie Townsend Goin, was born December 17, 1899 at Franklin, Kentucky. He was married in 1925 to Dora Francis Greeno who was born January 7, 1907 to Walter Greeno and Myrtle Bartley Greeno. Dora Francis Greeno Goins died in 1954 in Franklin County, and he died there in May 1989.

Children born to Oscar Goins and Dora Francis Greene Goins include:

Barbara Goins born in 1939

Barbara Goins, daughter of Oscar Goins and Dora Francis Greene Goins, was born in 1939. She was married in 1957, husband’s name Albright. In 1997, Barbara Goins Albright, a Foundation member lived in Indianapolis where she was active in the research of her family history. She provided much of the material for this family narrative.
==O==
William Gowen of Buckingham County hired Charles Thur-man as his substitute in the company of Capt. John Mosely in the Virginia Militia during the Revolutionary War, according to Flora Newby, a Thurman descendant. She wrote July 28, 2000:

“Charles Thurman was born February 6, 1760 in Buckingham County and died in 1848 in Bledsoe County, Tennessee. He enlisted in the Virginia Militia under Capt. Reed and was stationed at Albermarle Barracks guarding British Prisoners. He enlisted six times, all in the Virginia Militia.

Charles Thurman served under Capt John Mosely,and several times under his stepfather, Capt.Nehemiah Evitt, his step-father of Buckingham County. He served under Col. Bluford and Gen. Nathanael Greene. He was at the Battle of Guilford Court House. He substituted for William Gowen under Capt. John Mosely and was with him at the Seige of Yorktown. Charles witnessed Cornwallis deliver his sword to the American officers.”

 

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