Virginia – Charles City County – 1700s to early 1800s

Counties to Search in area: 

(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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Charles Cittie County, Virginia
1692 April 29 – Ralph Jackson
Grantee(s):   Ralph Jackson, Joseph Maddox, and John Dugles
Description: 784 acres in the parish of Bristol. Beg. &c. on a small branch falling into Moncuseneck main creek
Charles City Co, Va.
http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=244&last=&g_p=P8&collection=LO Patent

1739 Nov Court – A Grand Jury Being Empanelled and Called … We the grand Jury present as followeth, Phillis Goeing or haveing a bastard child, by the information of Jno Southall. p. 105 Order books 1737-1757. Charles City Co, Va.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKH-798J-J?i=73

1739 Nov Ct – Edward Going v William Witherspoon p 107
… Suit referred for tryal.
Order books 1737-1751. Charles City County, Va.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKH-798F-8?i=74&cat=379935

1739 Nov Ct – Edward Goeing v William Witherspoon p 117
Continued at ye defendts costs.
Order books 1737-1751. Charles City County, Va.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKH-798X-5?i=79&cat=379935

1739 Nov Ct – Phillis Going fined p 117
Phillis Goeing being presented by ye grand jury of this county for having a bastard child the sd Phillis not appearing to make any objections it is the opinion of this court that the pay the fine … on such offenders being 500 pounds of tobacco … costs.
Order books 1737-1751. Charles City County, Va.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKH-798X-5?i=79&ca

1740 April Ct – Edward Goeing v William Witherspoon p 122
Continued
Order books 1737-1751. Charles City County, Va.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKH-7986-V?i=81&cat=379935

1740 May 7 – Edward Going v William Wetherspoon p 129
referred for trial next court
Order books 1737-1751. Charles City County, Va.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKH-798C-J?i=85&cat=379935

1740 July 1 – Edward Gowing v William Weatherspoon p 136
Referred for trial.
Order books 1737-1751. Charles City County, Va.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKH-7984-6?i=88&cat=379935

1740 Dec 1 – Edward Gowing v William Witherspoon p 148
Prosecution is dismist
Order books 1737-1751. Charles City County, Va.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKH-798Z-L?i=94&cat=379935

1743 July 1 – John Goodall & wife Mary deed to Edward Goeing p 260
… relinquishes her right of dower … recorded.
Order books 1737-1751. Charles City County, Va.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKH-79ZP-1?i=156&cat=379935

1745 Jan 1 – Edward Goeing v Hezekiah Davidson p 331
Deft did not appear – conditional judgment granted.
Order books 1737-1751. Charles City County, Va
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKH-79Z4-F?i=192&cat=379935

1745 July Court – On the petition of Phillis Goeing it is ordered George Gibson be summoned to the next Court to answer the same.
p. 371. Order books 1737-1757. Charles City Co, Va.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKH-79Z8-5?i=212

1745 Aug Court – George Gibson failing to answer the petition of Phillis Goeing concerning her children ordered the Churchwardens bind them as the law directs. p. 383. Order books 1737-1757. Charles City Co, Va.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKH-79Z8-1?i=218

1745 Aug 2 – Indenture made 2 June 1748, between John Roper of Charles City County and Edward Going of Brunswick County, £5, 100a, on South side of the Mill Creek, being part of a Larger Tract containing 1601a granted to John Roper by Letters Patent dated 2 August 1745. Signed John Roper. Witnesses: Thomas Twitty, William Linsey, John Roberts (bhm). Court June 2, 1748, Indenture proved by oaths of Thomas Twitty, William Linsey and John Roberts. Deed Book 3, Page 444. Va. Land Trans – Brunswick County.  http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vabrunsw/deeds/brundb3.htm

1746 April Court – Edward Gowing deed to John Shell p 409
A deed from Edward Goeing … in open court acknowledged from himself to John Shell as his act and deed and ordered to be recorded.
Order books 1737-1751. Charles City County, Va
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKH-79ZC-L?i=231&cat=379935

1748 – Edward Going – John Roper of Charles City Co, Va, to Edward Going – 200 acres
Brunswick County Deed Book 3, pg 444
http://interactive.ancestry.com/6131/VGS_1970_01_01_0018/508593170?backurl=&ssrc=&backlabel=ReturnSearchResults&rc=2228,2483,2378,2525

1748 John Roper of Charles City conveys land in Brunswick Co to Edward Going
http://interactive.ancestry.com/6131/VGS_1970_01_01_0018/508593170?backurl=http%3a%2f%2fsearch.ancestry.com%2fcgi-bin%2fsse.dll%3fdb%3dvgs%26gss%3dsfs28_ms_db%26new%3d1%26rank%3d1%26msT%3d1%26gsln%3dGoing%26gsln_x%3d0%26MSAV%3d0%26uidh%3dm37&ssrc=&backlabel=ReturnSearchResults&rc=2228,2483,2378,2525

1753 Sept 5 – Ann Gowen, daughter of Edward Gowen, Jr, was born about 1735, probably in Charles City County. She was living in Granville County September 5, 1753 when the Granville County Court ordered her “mulattoe child, Cooper” be bound to John Parnall.

1754 Aug 7 – The Churchwardens of Westover Parish – Plaintiffs v. Phillis Goeing – Defendant} In Debt
The Defendant not appearing on the Motion of the Plaintiffs by their attorney … Ordered that a Pluries Capias issue against her returnable to the next Court. p. 112. Order books 1737-1757. Charles City Co, Va. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKH-798P-J?i=384

1754 (unk date) – The Churchwardens of Westover Parish – Plaintiffs v. Phillis Goeing – Defendant} In Debt
On the Motion of the Plaintiffs by their Attorney it is ordered that a Pluries Capias issue against the Defendant returned the next Court. p. 142. Order books 1737-1757. Charles City Co, Va.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKH-798B-W?i=399

1755 (unk date) – The Churchwardens of Westover Parish – Plaintiffs v. Phillis Goeing – Defendant} In Debt
The Defendant not appearing on the Motion of the Plaintiffs by their attorney it is Ordered that a Pluries Capias issue against her returnable the next Court. p. 251. Order books 1737-1757. Charles City Co, Va.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKH-798F-N?i=446

Gowing v Davidson p 338
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKH-79Z7-G?i=195&cat=379935

1791, Charles County, Va
Erasmus Oakley Goings 1 tithe

1794 Charles County, Va
Erasmus Oakley Goings 1 tithe

1797 Charles County, Va
Okeley Going 1 tithe

1801 Charles County, Va
David Goin 1 tithe

1802, Charles County
Power Going 1 tithe

1813, Charles County
David Goin (Mulattoe) 1
Powers Goin (Mulattoe) 1

1814, Charles County
Powers Goin M 1 tithe

http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/virginiatax.htm

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Charles City County FamilySearch notes:

Court Records:

Charles City County, Virginia, order book, 1676-1679
Statement of Responsibility:
abstracted and compiled by Margaret McNeill Ayres
Authors:
Ayres, Margaret McNeill (Main Author)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/111028?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Review at FamilyCenter)

Charles City County, Virginia, court orders 1687-1695 : with a fragment of a court order book for the year 1680
Statement of Responsibility:
abstracted and compiled by Benjamin B. Weisiger
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/465776?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Reviewed)

County collections : Charles City County
Authors:
College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, Virginia). Earl Gregg Swem Library (Main Author)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/727331?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Online but not ready yet)

Order books, 1655-1762 [Charles City County, Virginia]
Authors:
Virginia. County Court (Charles City County) (Main Author)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/379935?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Reviewed)

Land:

County Court records of deeds, wills, and estate accounts, 1689-90, 1763 -64, 1766-74 [Charles City County, Virginia]
Authors:
Virginia. County Court (Charles City County) (Main Author)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/404430?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Reviewed 1689-90 – just a short 20 page fragment – no Going names seen.  1763-64, 1766-74 have no index – will need to go page by page if you want to look)

Prince George County, volume 1, land patents 1666-1719
Statement of Responsibility:
by Lindsay O. Duvall
Authors:
Duvall, Lindsay O. (Main Author)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/271643?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Review at FamilyCenter)

Probate:

Charles City County, Virginia wills & deeds, 1725-1731
Statement of Responsibility:
abstracted and compiled by Benjamin B. Weisiger
Authors:
Weisiger, Benjamin B. (Benjamin Boisseau), III, 1924- (Main Author)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/101539?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Online but not ready yet)

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