Virginia – Gloucester 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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See:  https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Gloucester_County,_Virginia_Genealogy

Gloucester County Virginia History

 Parent County:  1651–Gloucester County was created in 1651 from York County.
County seat: Gloucester [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.

Gloucester County Virginia Places/Localities:  Neighboring Counties:

Goings with Pages on this site connected to this county:

Christopher Gowen Sr., b. abt 1649 m. to Ann lived in Gloucester Co, Va and Nansemond Co, Va.
Daniel Gowen b. abt 1655 of Gloucester Co, Va
Michael Gowen b. abt 1679, of Gloucester Co, Va., son of Christoper Gowen Sr and Ann
Edward Gowen b. abt 1680, of Gloucester Co, Va
James Gowen b. abt 1725, fathered Sarah Gowen Jan 16, 1759 in Gloucester Co, Va; James Going on 1770 tithe list in Gloucester Co, Va;  In 1786 – James Gowen signed a Petition asking Incorporation Act not be repealed;   James Gowen was listed as the head of a household in 1810 (45 yrs of age or older) in Gloucester Co, Va.

People Without Pages Created Yet:

Lucy Gowing b. abt 1725-33, marries William Jarvice in 1750 in Gloucester Co, Va
Joseph Going b. abt 1730-1740 & Priscilla’s baby Ann Going born June 20, 1762, in Gloucester Co, Va
Mary Gowen born abt 1730-1745 with 200 acres appears on the 1770 tax list of Gloucester Co, Va
Sarah Gowen b. abt 1731-39, marries Panranparabo Boswell February 1, 1756 in Gloucester Co, Va
Joyce Gowing b. abt 1731-39, marries Thomas Willison 1756 Dec 18 in Gloucester Co, Va
Priscilla Gowing b. abt 1742-1750, marries William Wright on Aug 7, 1767 in Gloucester Co, Va
Sarah Gowen was born to James Gowen on 1759 January 16, in Gloucester Co, Va
Ann Going is born June 20, 1762, Parents: Joseph Going & Priscilla in Gloucester Co, Va
Frances Gowen born between 1766 to 1784 was listed as the head of a household in 1810 (26-44 yrs old) in Gloucester Co, Va

Gloucester County, Virginia – INFO:  

1642 Hugh Gwyn receives 1700 acres neare the mouth of Pyankatanke river. Gloucester Co, Va.
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“Richard Barnhouse, Jr. appears as a resident of Gloucester County, Virginia in 1653, according to “Early Virginia Immigrants” by George Cabel Greer. “Capt. Richard Barnhouse” and “Richard Barnhouse, Gentleman” were residents of James City County, Virginia in 1656. Anne Stafford Barnhouse identifies herself as a widow August 25, 1655, suggesting that she was married to Richard Barnhouse, Sr.

1678 – Christopher Gowen, is married, wife’s name Anne.
Michael Gowen, (G9/1.4), son of Christopher Gowen (G10/1.1) and Anne Gowen, was born in January 1679, according to Abingdon Parish Register, Gloucester Co, page 2.  Of this individual nothing more is known.

1679 January – Michael Gowen, son of Christopher Gowen and Anne Gowen, was born
1679 January – Michael Gowen is born in January 1679, according to “Abingdon Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Register, 1678-1761,” page 275. Glaucester Co, Va

1679 May 1- Daniel Gowen receives a patent May 1, 1679 to 100 acres in Kingston Parish, Gloucester County, “adjoining his own land,” and a Henry Preston according to Gloucester County Deed Book 6, page 679. He received another grant of 52 acres April 26, 1698, according to “Irish Settlers in America” by Michael J. O’Brien. Gloucester Co, Va.
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http://interactive.ancestry.com/49309/FLHG_RecsColGloucesterCnty-0059?backurl=http%3a%2f%2fsearch.ancestry.com%2fsearch%2fdb.aspx%3fdbid%3d49309%26path%3d&ssrc=&backlabel=ReturnBrowsing#?imageId=FLHG_RecsColGloucesterCnty-0061
1679 May 1- Daniel Gowen Gloucester County,

1698 April 26 – Daniel Gowin receives 52 acres adjoining the land of Henry Preston, Ambrose Dudley, Capt. Ranson (or Ransom), and Thomas Ryland’s land. Va. Land Trans – Gloucester County.
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1702 July 4 – “Michael Gowin” and his brother “Phillip Gowin” were serving in the militia July 4, 1702 in nearby New Kent County. They were serving under Col. John Lightfoot.

1704 Edward Gowing is listed on Quit Rents of Virginia – on 100 acres, Kingston, Gloucester Co, Va
http://interactive.ancestry.com/48421/QuitRentsVA-005295-34?backurl=http%3a%2f%2fsearch.ancestry.com%2fsearch%2fdb.aspx%3fdbid%3d48421%26path%3d&ssrc=&backlabel=ReturnBrowsing#?imageId=QuitRentsVA-005298-37
http://interactive.ancestry.com/48646/VATaxRecords-005345-532/437998?backurl=&ssrc=&backlabel=ReturnSearchResults&rc=472,686,642,728#?imageId=VATaxRecords-005345-532
http://ourberryfamily.com/berry/pictures/1704taxedwardgowinggloucestercova.jpg
http://www.ancestraltrackers.net/va/resources/english-duplicates-lost-virginia-records.pdf (p. 143).

1747 Jan 28 – John Machin recd 606a in 1747, sold to John Robinson in 1755 Sept 10. Land along Gowen’s line, John Carry’s line, and Dudley’s line. (also listed as Sept 10, 1754).
Gloucester Co, Va.
http://interactive.ancestry.com/6131/VGS_1994_01_01_0089/521176153?backurl=http%3a%2f%2fsearch.ancestry.com%2fcgi-bin%2fsse.dll%3fdb%3dvgs%26gss%3dsfs28_ms_r_db%26new%3d1%26rank%3d1%26gsln%3dGowen%26gsln_x%3d0%26MSAV%3d1%26uidh%3dm37&ssrc=&backlabel=ReturnSearchResults&rc=1829,1393,1972,1431
http://interactive.ancestry.com/49309/FLHG_RecsColGloucesterCnty-0156?backurl=http%3a%2f%2fsearch.ancestry.com%2fsearch%2fdb.aspx%3fdbid%3d49309%26path%3d&ssrc=&backlabel=ReturnBrowsing#?imageId=FLHG_RecsColGloucesterCnty-0078

1750 Jan 22 – Lucy Gowing marries William Jarvice, by Rev Richard Locke. Kingston Parish Register, Gloucester Co, Va.
http://interactive.ancestry.com/49215/FLHG_KingstonParishRegister-0168?backurl=http%3a%2f%2fsearch.ancestry.com%2fsearch%2fdb.aspx%3fdbid%3d49215%26path%3d&ssrc=&backlabel=ReturnBrowsing#?imageId=FLHG_KingstonParishRegister-0023

1755 in Kingston Parrish w John Machin next to Henry Preston, Cary’s line, Dudley’s line, and Gowen’s line
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1756 February 1- Sarah Gowen, married Panranparabo Boswell February 1, 1756, according to “Kingston Parish Register of Gloucester and Matthews Counties, Virginia, 1749-1827.” page 227 compiled by Emma R. Matheny and Helen K. Yates.  Gloucester Co, Va.
http://interactive.ancestry.com/49215/FLHG_KingstonParishRegister-0168?backurl=http%3a%2f%2fsearch.ancestry.com%2fsearch%2fdb.aspx%3fdbid%3d49215%26path%3d&ssrc=&backlabel=ReturnBrowsing#?imageId=FLHG_KingstonParishRegister-0013

1756 Dec 18 – Joyce Gowing marries Thomas Willis.  Kingston Parish Register, Gloucester Co, Va
http://interactive.ancestry.com/49215/FLHG_KingstonParishRegister-0168?backurl=http%3a%2f%2fsearch.ancestry.com%2fsearch%2fdb.aspx%3fdbid%3d49215%26path%3d&ssrc=&backlabel=ReturnBrowsing#?imageId=FLHG_KingstonParishRegister-0032

1759 January 16 – Sarah Gowen was born to James Gowen.  According to “Abingdon Parish, Gloucester County Register. 1678-1761,” page 175.  Gloucester Co, Va.

1762 June 20 – Ann Going – born, Father: Joseph Going, Mom: Priscilla
Christened: Kingston Parish, – Baptized on July 4, 1762, in Gloucester Co, Va.
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VRRC-YH6
http://interactive.ancestry.com/49215/FLHG_KingstonParishRegister-0168?backurl=http%3a%2f%2fsearch.ancestry.com%2fsearch%2fdb.aspx%3fdbid%3d49215%26path%3d&ssrc=&backlabel=ReturnBrowsing#?imageId=FLHG_KingstonParishRegister-0067

1767 Aug 7 – Priscilla Gowing marries William Wright.  Kingston Parish Register, Gloucester Co, Va
http://interactive.ancestry.com/49215/FLHG_KingstonParishRegister-0168?backurl=http%3a%2f%2fsearch.ancestry.com%2fsearch%2fdb.aspx%3fdbid%3d49215%26path%3d&ssrc=&backlabel=ReturnBrowsing#?imageId=FLHG_KingstonParishRegister-0033

1770- James Going on Tho Goalder’s roll, Mary Gowen with 200 acres appeared on the 1770 tax list of Gloucester County, according to “Records of Colonial Gloucester County.”, Va.
http://interactive.ancestry.com/49309/FLHG_RecsColGloucesterCnty-0156?backurl=http%3a%2f%2fsearch.ancestry.com%2fsearch%2fdb.aspx%3fdbid%3d49309%26path%3d&ssrc=&backlabel=ReturnBrowsing#?imageId=FLHG_RecsColGloucesterCnty-0125

In 1786 – James Gowen signed a Petition asking Incorporation Act not be repealed. Kingston Parrish. Gloucester Co, Va
http://interactive.ancestry.com/6131/VGS_1991_01_01_0265/519603465?backurl=http%3a%2f%2fsearch.ancestry.com%2fcgi-bin%2fsse.dll%3fdb%3dvgs%26gss%3dsfs28_ms_r_db%26new%3d1%26rank%3d1%26gsln%3dGowen%26gsln_x%3d0%26MSAV%3d1%26uidh%3dm37&ssrc=&backlabel=ReturnSearchResults&rc=108,1010,220,1043;263,1172,373,1205#?imageId=VGS_1991_01_01_0265

1786 Kingston Parrish petition signed by James Gowin. Gloucester Co, Va
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Gowen Manuscript:

GLOUCESTER COUNTY, VIRGINIA

“Daniel Gohan” appeared in Kingston Parish May 1, 1679, and “Daniel Gowin” appeared there April 26, 1698, according to “Records of Colonial Gloucester County, Virginia.”
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Joyce Gowing was married December 18, 1756 to Willis Thomas, according to “Gloucester County, Virginia Marriages”
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Lucy Gowing was married January 22, 1750 to William Jarvice [Jarvis?. according to “Gloucester County, Virginia Marriages.”
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Priscilla Gowing was married August 7, 1767 to William Wright, according to “Gloucester County, Virginia Marriages.”
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Ann Going, daughter of Joseph Going and Priscilla Going was born June 20, 1762 and baptized July 4 of that year, according to “Kingston Parish Register of Gloucester and Matthews Counties, 1749-1827,” page 23 compiled by Emma R. Math-eny and Helen K. Yates.
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Sarah Going was married to Panranparabo Boswell February 1, 1756, according to “Kingston Parish Register of Gloucester and Matthews Counties, 1749-1827,” page 220.
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Daniel Gowen appeared in Gloucester County in August 1698, according to Gloucester County Deed Book 9, page 146. He received a 52-acre land grant April 26, 1680, according to “Irish Settlers in America” by Michael J. O’Brien.
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Frances Gowen was listed as the head of a household in 1810 in Gloucester County, according to “Index to 1810 Virginia Census” by Madeline W. Crickard.
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James Gowen was listed as the head of a household in 1810 in Gloucester County, according to “Index to 1810 Virginia Census.”
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Michael Gowen, son of Christopher Gowen and Anne Gowen, was born in January 1679 in Abingdon Parish, according to “Abingdon Parish, Gloucester County Register, 1678-1761,” page 175.
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Sarah Gowen, daughter of James Gowen, was born January 16, 1759, according to “Abingdon Parish, Gloucester County Register, 1678-1761.”
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Edward Gowing rendered 100 acres in Kingston Parish in the Gloucester Rent Roll in 1704, according to “Virginia Magazine of History.”
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Joyce Gowing was married December 18, 1856 to Thomas Willis, according to “Kingston Parish Register of Gloucester and Matthews Counties, 1749-1827,” page 221.
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Lucy Gowing was married January 22, 1750 to William Jarvice [Jarvis?] by Rev. Richard Locke, according to “Kingston Parish Register of Gloucester and Matthews Counties, 1749-1827,” page 217.
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A license was issued August 7, 1767 for the marriage of Priscilla Gowing to William Wright, according to “Kingston Parish Register of Gloucester and Matthews Counties, 1749-1827,” page 226.

John Gowen, negro “about 33, said to be the property of Francis Corbin of Caroline County” was jailed in Gloucester County, Virginia September 11, 1798, according to “Genealogical Abstract from 18th-Century Virginia Newspapers” by Robert K. Headley, Jr.

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