Virginia – Chesterfield County – 1700s to early 1800s

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Map of Chesterfield County, Va from FamilySearch.com

FamilySearch.com wiki page for Chesterfield Co, Va:   https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Chesterfield_County,_Virginia_Genealogy

FamilySearch.com Catalogue page for Chesterfield Co, Va:   https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&query=%2Bsubject%3AVirginia%20%2Bsubject%3AChesterfield

FACTS and SOURCES:  

(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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Chesterfield County, Virginia
1763 – Alexander Gowin born; 1780 Sept 1 – 17 year old Alexander Gowin enlisted at Chesterfield Va. States he lives in Westmoreland Co, Va., and was born in Westmoreland Co, Va. Westmoreland Co, Va.
http://interactive.ancestry.com/6131/VGS_1965_01_01_0074/505971786?backurl=http%3a%2f%2fsearch.ancestry.com%2fcgi-bin%2fsse.dll%3fdb%3dvgs%26gss%3dsfs28_ms_db%26new%3d1%26rank%3d1%26msT%3d1%26gsln%3dGowen%26gsln_x%3d0%26MSAV%3d1%26uidh%3dm37&ssrc=&backlabel=ReturnSearchResults&rc=547,2275,701,2317#?imageId=VGS_1965_01_01_0074

1780 Sept 1 – 17 year old Alexander Gowin enlisted meaning he was born about 1763.  1780 Sept 1 – 17 year old Alexander Gowin enlisted at Chesterfield Va. States he lives in Westmoreland Co, Va., and was born in Westmoreland Co, Va.
http://interactive.ancestry.com/6131/VGS_1965_01_01_0074/505971786?backurl=http%3a%2f%2fsearch.ancestry.com%2fcgi-bin%2fsse.dll%3fdb%3dvgs%26gss%3dsfs28_ms_db%26new%3d1%26rank%3d1%26msT%3d1%26gsln%3dGowen%26gsln_x%3d0%26MSAV%3d1%26uidh%3dm37&ssrc=&backlabel=ReturnSearchResults&rc=547,2275,701,2317#?imageId=VGS_1965_01_01_0074

1795 Aug 2 – Charles Barnett was a “mulatto” who enlisted in Charlottesville in the 7th Virginia Regiment. Sharod Going testified that he was with him at Chesterfield Courthouse. In 1800 he moved to Carter County, Tennessee, then to Georgia, and to Granville County, North Carolina, about 1808 [Dorman, Virginia Revolutionary Pension Applications, IV:87]. He obtained a certificate of freedom in Albemarle County on 2 August 1796: a Dark mullatto man aged about thirty years, of a yellow complexion, five feet seven and three quarter inches high, having proved to the satisfaction of this Court that he was born a free man within this County [Orders 1795-8, 137]. Granville Co, NC
http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2007/12/granville-county-nc-early-records.html

1813 B List of Francis Patram jr, Chesterfield County
Names of Free Negroes with a list of their property [frame 83] Males over 16 years old/ Females over 16
William Goin 1/0
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/virginiatax.htm

1842 – George W. Goyne was married September 27, 1842 to Jane Branchford, according to “Chesterfield County, Virginia Marriages, 1748-1840.”  (See Gowen Manuscript info below).

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Gowen Manuscript:

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VIRGINIA

Susan B. Goins of Chesterfield, Virginia was identified as the step-daughter of James Matthew Neff who died February 15, 1985, according to his obituary in the “Charleston Gazette” of Charleston, West Virginia
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George W. Goyne was married September 27, 1842 to Jane Branchford, according to “Chesterfield County, Virginia Marriages, 1748-1840.” Children born to George W. Goyne and Jane Branchfort Goyne are unknown.
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Mabel Louisa Goyne, daughter of William John Goyne and Sarah Jane Edmonds Goyne, was born January 4, 1900. She was married about 1918 to Waverly J. Bryant. William John Goyne and Sarah Jane Edmonds Goyne were buried at Chester, Virginia

 

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