Virginia – Campbell County – 1700s to early 1800s

Campbell Co Va map

(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)

Campbell Co, Va Wiki Page: https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Campbell_County,_Virginia_Genealogy

Catalogue Page:  https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=190332&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Virginia%2C%20Campbell%22

Parent County
1781–Campbell County was created 5 November 1781 from Bedford County.
County seat: Rustburg

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.

Record Loss
Lost censuses: 1790, 1800, 1890

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1797B personal property tax records Campbell County, Va
In the North District taken by Plummer Thurston
John Going – Do- 1 white tithe (image 6)
http://www.binnsgenealogy.com

1798B personal property tax records Campbell County, Va
In the North District taken by Robert Clark
John Going 1 white tithe (image 6)
http://www.binnsgenealogy.com

1805 March 2 – Virginia, Compiled Marriages, 1740-1850
Name: Judah Going
Gender: Female
Spouse Name: Austin Dickinson
Spouse Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 2 Mar 1805
County: Campbell
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=1010141&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=kUu4717&_phstart=successSource

1810B personal property tax records Campbell County, Va
North district taken by Joseph McAllister
Isham Going (FN) 1 white tithe over 16 (image 8)
John Going (FN) 1 white tithe over 16 (image 8)
http://www.binnsgenealogy.com

1811B personal property tax records Campbell County, Va
North district taken by Joseph McAllister
John Going FN 1 tithe W.O. 16 (image 7)
Isham Going DO 1 tithe W.O. 16 (image 7)
http://www.binnsgenealogy.com

1812 June 3 – Virginia, Compiled Marriages, 1740-1850
Name: Isham Going
Gender: Male
Spouse Name: Sally Hackett
Spouse Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 3 Jun 1812
County: Campbell
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=52245&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=kUu4718&_phstart=successSource

1813B personal property tax records Campbell County, Va
Amus Goan 3 W.O.16 tithes, 1 horse (image 10)
(Note: definitely looks like Goan, but could be Goar, or Goase)
….
Free Negro Tax:
Isham Going 1 male tithe (image 24)
http://www.binnsgenealogy.com

1814 personal property tax records Campbell County, Va
North district taken by Joseph McAllister
Isham Goin (FN) 1 tithe whites (image 8)
John Goin (FN) 1 tithe whites (image 8)
http://www.binnsgenealogy.com

1820 US Census:
Name: Ann Going
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Lynchburg, Campbell, Virginia
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free White Persons – Males – 16 thru 25: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10: 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 – Under 16: 1
Free White Persons – Over 25: 1
Total Free White Persons: 4
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 4
1820 U S Census; Census Place: Lynchburg, Campbell, Virginia; Page: 148; NARA Roll: M33_129; Image: 159
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=7734&h=1052776&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=kUu4013&_phstart=successSource

1829 Dec 23 – Virginia, Compiled Marriages, 1740-1850
Name: John Going
Gender: Male
Spouse Name: Manerva J. Moss
Spouse Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 23 Dec 1829
County: Campbell
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=84068&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=kUu4717&_phstart=successSource

1830 US Census:
Name: John Going
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Campbell, Virginia
Free Colored Persons Males – 10 thru 23: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – 10 thru 23: 1
Total Free Colored Persons: 2
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 2
1830; Census Place: Campbell, Virginia; Series: M19; Roll: 194; Page: 365; Family History Library Film: 0029673
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=8058&h=877133&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=kUu4011&_phstart=successSource

1830 US Census:
Name: Elijah Gawin
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Campbell, Virginia
Free White Persons – Males – 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 1
Total Free White Persons: 1
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 1
1830; Census Place: Campbell, Virginia; Series: M19; Roll: 194; Page: 363; Family History Library Film: 0029673
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=8058&h=877102&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=kUu4010&_phstart=successSource

1832 – Birth year – Virginia, Deaths and Burials Index, 1853-1917
Name: Nancy Going
Birth Date: abt 1832
Death Date: 22 Sep 1872
Death Place: Lynchburg, Campbell, Virginia
Death Age: 40
Race: Colored (Black)
Gender: Female
FHL Film Number: 2048589
Ancestry.com. Virginia, Deaths and Burials Index, 1853-1917 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=2558&h=726215&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=kUu4718&_phstart=successSource

1834 June 2 – Randal Oliver married Berdyrine Goings in Campbell County, Va. Spouse’s mother is Elizabeth Goings.
“Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XRWH-V4Z : 11 February 2018), Randal Oliver and Berdyrine Goings, 02 Jun 1834; citing Campbell, Virginia, reference ; FHL microfilm 31,050.

1840 US Census: 
Name: Isham Goin
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Lynchburgh, Campbell, Virginia
Free Colored Persons – Males – Under 10: 1
Free Colored Persons – Males – 36 thru 54: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – 10 thru 23: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – 24 thru 35: 1
Total Free Colored Persons: 4
Total All Persons – Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 4
Year: 1840; Census Place: Lynchburgh, Campbell, Virginia; Roll: 553; Page: 38; Family History Library Film: 0029684
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=8057&h=1872169&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=kUu3994&_phstart=successSource

1840 US Census:
Name: Mary Jane Goin
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Lynchburgh, Campbell, Virginia
Free Colored Persons – Females – Under 10: 2
Free Colored Persons – Females – 24 thru 35: 1
Total Free Colored Persons: 3
Total All Persons – Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 3
Year: 1840; Census Place: Lynchburgh, Campbell, Virginia; Roll: 553; Page: 33; Family History Library Film: 0029684
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=8057&h=1872040&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=kUu3994&_phstart=successSource

1840 US Census:
Name: Lucy Ann Goin
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Lynchburgh, Campbell, Virginia
Free Colored Persons – Males – Under 10: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – Under 10: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – 24 thru 35: 1
Total Free Colored Persons: 3
Total All Persons – Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 3
Year: 1840; Census Place: Lynchburgh, Campbell, Virginia; Roll: 553; Page: 30; Family History Library Film: 0029684
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=8057&h=1871924&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=kUu3994&_phstart=successSource

1848 Nov 22 – Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940
Name: Aveline Gowing
Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 22 Nov 1848
Marriage Place: Campbell, Virginia
Father: Samuel Gowing
Spouse: George W. Cove
FHL Film Number: 31050
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=420910&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=kUu4718&_phstart=successSource

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Gowen Manuscript:

CAMPBELL COUNTY, VIRGINIA

Ann Goin appeared as the head of a household in the 1820 census of Campbell County.
==O==
Isham Going was married to Sally Hackett June 3, 1812, ac-cording to “Campbell County, Virginia Marriages, 1718-1850.” Lewis Valentine was surety for the marriage of Isham Going and Sally Hackett Going.
==O==
John Going was married to Manerva J. Moss, daughter of Jonathan Moss December 23, 1829, according to “Campbell County, Virginia Marriages, 1718-1850.” Children born to John Going and Manerva J. Moss Going are unknown.
==O==
Judah Going was married to Austin Dickinson March 2, 1805, according to “Campbell County, Virginia Marriages, 1718-1850.”
==O==
The obituary of Mrs. LuDelia Smith Cochran Goings was printed in a newspaper published in Norfolk, Virginia in 1943. She was born in August 1866, probably in Campbell County. She was first married to Andrew Cochran, and together they had seven children. He and a son were drowned in an accident in Norfolk in 1898, and she returned to Campbell County, where she was enumerated in the 1900 census. Another son was drowned there in Lynburg, Virginia in 1915.

She was remarried after 1900 to Andrew Goings, perhaps as his second. She was mentioned as his widow in his obituary in 1943. It also mentioned that she was survived by a son, Jesse Goings and six daughters.
==O==
Aveline Gowing, daughter of Samuel Gowing was married to George W. Covey November 22, 1848, according to “Campbell County, Virginia Marriages, 1718-1850.” W. S. Reed performed the ceremony, according to the marriage reg-ister. Aveline Gowing was born about 1828 in Virginia, ac-cording to the research of Bonnie D. Covey, a descendant of Woodstock, Maryland. In March 1854 George W. Covey and Aveline Gowing Covey were living in Lynchburg, Virginia where a son was born.

George Washington Covey, son of George W. Covey and Ave-line Gowing Covey, was born in Lynchburg in March 1854. He was married in Baltimore, Maryland September 29, 1887 to Bettie C. Reeves who was born in March 1867 in Virginia.

Children born to them include:

Raymond Ersell Covey born September 4, 1888
Lester Covey born about 1893
Mary A. Covey born in March 1898
==O==
Christopher Columbus Gowin and Thelma Ewers Gowin of 1402 McKinney Avenue were the parents of a son born January 9, 1945, according to the “Lynchburg Daily Advance” of January 29, 1945.

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DEEDS:

Deed Books, Vol 1-2, 1782-1787

Index bk 1: (Ancestry)
https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/9085/007645706_00315?pid=514345&backurl=https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26dbid%3D9085%26h%3D514345%26tid%3D%26pid%3D%26usePUB%3Dtrue%26_phsrc%3DTqH557%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=TqH557&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true#?imageId=007644790_00393
No Goin type names seen in index on bk 1

Index bk 2: (Ancestry)
https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/9085/007645706_00315?pid=514345&backurl=https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26dbid%3D9085%26h%3D514345%26tid%3D%26pid%3D%26usePUB%3Dtrue%26_phsrc%3DTqH557%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=TqH557&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true#?imageId=007644790_00590
No Goin type names seen in index on bk 2
Bass – Bass p. 389

Deed Bk 1809-1886:
Index: https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/9085/007645706_00315?pid=514345&backurl=https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26dbid%3D9085%26h%3D514345%26tid%3D%26pid%3D%26usePUB%3Dtrue%26_phsrc%3DTqH557%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=TqH557&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true#?imageId=007644790_00293
No Goin type names seen in index

WILLS and PROBATE:

General Index to Will Books, 1782-1947
Gs Index: https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/9085/007645706_00315?pid=514345&backurl=https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26dbid%3D9085%26h%3D514345%26tid%3D%26pid%3D%26usePUB%3Dtrue%26_phsrc%3DTqH557%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=TqH557&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true#?imageId=007644402_00103

1804 Apr 30 – Eliz Garvin from Ann Pettecrew, will, bk 9, p 327
https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/9085/007645706_00315?pid=514345&backurl=https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26dbid%3D9085%26h%3D514345%26tid%3D%26pid%3D%26usePUB%3Dtrue%26_phsrc%3DTqH557%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=TqH557&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true#?imageId=007675980_00175

1850 July 17 – Ann Gawin from David Torrence, will, bk 10, p 410 (likely Garvin – as this is a common name here)
https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/9085/007645706_00315?pid=514345&backurl=https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26dbid%3D9085%26h%3D514345%26tid%3D%26pid%3D%26usePUB%3Dtrue%26_phsrc%3DTqH557%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=TqH557&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true#?imageId=007675980_00505

BINNS Tax records:

1797B personal property tax records Campbell County, Va
In the North District taken by Plummer Thurston
John Going – Do- 1 white tithe (image 6)
http://www.binnsgenealogy.com

1798B personal property tax records Campbell County, Va
In the North District taken by Robert Clark
John Going 1 white tithe (image 6)
http://www.binnsgenealogy.com

1810B personal property tax records Campbell County, Va
North district taken by Joseph McAllister
Isham Going (FN) 1 white tithe over 16 (image 8)
John Going (FN) 1 white tithe over 16 (image 8)
http://www.binnsgenealogy.com

1811B personal property tax records Campbell County, Va
North district taken by Joseph McAllister
John Going FN 1 tithe W.O. 16 (image 7)
Isham Going DO 1 tithe W.O. 16 (image 7)
http://www.binnsgenealogy.com

1813B personal property tax records Campbell County, Va
Amus Goan 3 W.O.16 tithes, 1 horse (image 10)
(Note: definitely looks like Goan, but could be Goar, or Goase)
http://www.binnsgenealogy.com

1814 personal property tax records Campbell County, Va
North district taken by Joseph McAllister
Isham Goin (FN) 1 tithe whites (image 8)
John Goin (FN) 1 tithe whites (image 8)
http://www.binnsgenealogy.com

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