Virginia – Greensville County – 1700s to early 1800s

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FamilySearch.org map of Greensville Co, Va.

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

FamilySearch.org catalogue page:   https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&query=%2Bsubject%3AVirginia%20%2Bsubject%3AGreensville

Court:

Order (or common law order) books, 1781-1904
Authors:
Virginia. County Court (Greensville County) (Main Author)
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(Family Center)

Minute books (Greensville County, Virginia), 1816-1822, 1840-1852
Authors:
Virginia. County Court (Greensville County) (Main Author)
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(Family Center)

Guardian accounts, 1801-1820, 1847-1877
Authors:
Virginia. County Court (Greensville County) (Main Author)
https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/364147?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Not uploaded yet)

Deed books, 1781-1874; general index to deeds, 1781-1878
Authors:
Virginia. County Court (Greensville County) (Main Author)
Greensville County (Virginia). Clerk of the County Court (Added Author)
https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/388573?availability=Family%20History%20Library
General index to deeds 1781-1878 (Indexes deed books, v. 1-11.) Deed books, v. 1-2 1781-1800 (review at FamilyCenter)
Deed books, v. 3-4 1801-1816 (not uploaded yet)
Deed books, v. 5-6 1816-1831 (not uploaded yet)
Deed books, v. 7-8 1831-1848 (not uploaded yet)
Deed books, v. 9-10 1848-1874 (not uploaded yet)

Personal property tax lists, 1782-1850
Authors:
Virginia. Commissioner of the Revenue (Greensville County) (Main Author)
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Processioners’ returns, 1796-1832, 1848-1857; register of free persons of “colour”, 1803-1832
Authors:
Virginia. County Court (Greensville County) (Main Author)
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Wills: (See Ancestry.com info below)

Marriage bonds, 1781-1859; minister’s returns, 1785-1859
Authors:
Greensville County (Virginia). Clerk of the County Court (Main Author)
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Register of marriages, Greensville County, Virginia, 1781-1853
Statement of Responsibility:
compiled by Virginia State Library
Authors:
Virginia State Library (Richmond, Virginia) (Added Author)
Greensville County (Virginia). Clerk of the County Court (Added Author)
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Ancestry.com:

Will Books Vol 1-2
Index at Gs: https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/9085/007644613_00473?pid=149414&backurl=https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26dbid%3D9085%26h%3D149414%26tid%3D%26pid%3D%26usePUB%3Dtrue%26_phsrc%3DTqH1103%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=TqH1103&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true#?imageId=007645042_00019

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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Greensville County, Virginia – INFO

Drury Going – born abt 1766 (per tithe records) with Thomas Going was taxable in Meherrin Parish, Greensville County from 1782 to 1801: taxable on an underage tithable, 2 horses and 11 cattle in 1783 1 tithe in 1784 and 1785; 4 in 1786 (under 21 yrs – so b. 1766 or after); his own tithe and Thomas Going’s in 1787 (this Drury must have turned 21 in 1787) [PPTL 1782-1850, frames 3, 13, 22, 28, 34, 42, 108, 217, 273].
Greensville Co, Va

1782 Greensville Co, Va
Drury Going 1 tithe 2 horses
James Going: Edmond Going, Henry Going & James Going under age 1 tithe 3 horses, 10 cattle
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1782 March 12 – Drury Going
Greensville County court credited him with the value of a gun impressed for the public use (during Revolution) [Orders 1781-9, 13-14]. Va. Greensville Co. application for reimb during Revolution.
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/revolution.htm

1783 Greensville Co, Va
Drury Going (1 under age) 2 tithes 2 horses, 11 cattle
Thomas Going 1 tithe
James Going 3 tithes 2 horses, 10 cattle
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1783 – Drury Going was head of a Greensville County household of 4 persons in 1783 adjacent to Thomas Going, according to “Heads of Families, Virginia, 1790.[VA:55] Greensville Co, Va – (Drury b. 1729)

1783 – “James Going“, was listed as the head of a household of seven people in the 1783 census of Greensville County, page 54, near the locations of “Drury Going” and “Thomas Going.” He was taxable in that year on “1 poll, 2 slaves, 2 horses and 8 cattle,” according to “The 1787 Census of Virginia,” page 778.  Greensville Co, Va. – (Drury b. 1729)

1784 Meherrin Parish, Greensville Co, Va.
James Going 2 tithes, 2 horses, 9 cattle [frame 22]
James Going Junr 1 tithe 1 horse
Drury Going 1 tithe 1 horse, 4 cattle
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1785 Greensville Co, Va
Drury Going 1 tithe 1 horse
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1785 May 15 – Drury Going sold 200 acres in Greensville County for 40 pounds on 15 May 1785 [DB l : I06-7]. Greensville Co, Va.

1786 Greensville Co, Va.
Drury Going 4 tithes, 4 horses
James Going 1 tithe ___ [frame 35]
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1787 A, List of William Maclin, Meherrin Parish, Greensville Co, Va.
Drury Going: Drury Going, Thomas Going, 2 horses [frame 42]
James Going 1 slave over 16, 1 slave 12-16, 2 horses, 8 cattle
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1787 Oct 1 – Drury Going of Greensville County on 1 October 1787 when he sold 50 acres on the south side of the Meherrin River in Brunswick County adjoining Rebecca Stewart’s line [DB 14:366]. Greensville Co, Va. (Drury b 1729)

1788A Meherrin Parish, 21-year-old tithables, Greensville Co Va
Henry Going 1 tithe 1 horse [frame 63]
Drury Going 1 tithe 2 horses
Thomas Going 1 tithe
James Going 1 tithe 2 slaves over 16, 2 horses
Henry Going 1 tithe 1 horse
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1789 Meherrin Parish, List of William Maclin
James Going 1 tithe 1 tithe 12-16, 1 slave 12-16, 2 horses [frame 82]
Henry Going 1 tithe 1 horse
John Turner: James Going [frame 88]
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1789 personal tax list Greensville Co Va w James Going and Henry Going

1789 personal tax list Greensville Co Va w James Going living at John Turners

1790 Meherrin Parish
James Going 1 tithe 1 slave over 16, 1 slave 12-16, 2 horses
Henry Going 1 tithe 1 horse
Edmund Going 1 tithe 1 horse
Thomas Going 1 tithe
Drury Going 1 tithe [frame 108]
John Turner: James Going
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1791 Meherrin Parish, List of William Maclin
James Going: James Going, Henry Going: 1 tithe 12-16, 1 slave over 16, 1 slave 12-16, 3 horses
Drury Going: Drury Going & Mark Going
Thomas Going 1 tithe
John Turner: James Going
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1792 Meherrin Parish
Mark Going 1 tithe [frame 136]
Thomas Going 1 tithe
Drury Going 1 tithe
James Going 1 tithe 1 slave over 16, 1 slave 12-16, 3 horses
John Turner: James Going [frame 142]
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1793 B, Meherrin Parish
Thomas Going 1 tithe
John Turner: James Going
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1794 B, Meherrin Parish
James Going Sr 1 tithe, 3 slaves over 16, 3 horses [frame 179]
Henry Going 1 tithe 1 horse
Drury Going 1 tithe 1 horse
Benjamin Going 1 tithe 1 horse
Mark Going 1 tithe
John Turner: James Going [frame 182]
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1795 Greensville Co, Va.
Thomas Going 1 tithe [frame 188]
Mark Going 1 tithe
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1795 March 26 – “Drury Going” was bondsman for the marriage of Robert Brooks Corn to Jinsey Jeffers March 26, 1795 in Greensville County.  Greensville Co, Va

1796 Greensville Co Va
Drury Going 1 tithe [frame 201]
Benjamin Going 1 tithe
Mark Going 1 tithe
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1797 Greensville Co Va
Drury Going 1 tithe [frame 217]
Mark Going 1 tithe
Benjamin Going 1 tithe
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1797 May 8 – William Turner’s last will. Witnessed by James Goings. 1-357-358. Greensville Co, Va. https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/9085/007644613_00473?pid=149414&backurl=https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26dbid%3D9085%26h%3D149414%26tid%3D%26pid%3D%26usePUB%3Dtrue%26_phsrc%3DTqH1103%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=TqH1103&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true#?imageId=007645042_00252

1798 Greensville Co Va
James Gowing senr 1 tithe, 3 slaves over 16, 1 horse [frame 231]
Thomas Gowing 1 tithe
Drury Gowing 1 tithe
Benjamin Gowing 1 tithe
James Gowing Jr 1 tithe, 1 tithe 12-16, 1 horse
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1798 personal tax list Greensville Co Va James Gowing Jr a Thos Gowing a Drury Gowing a Benj Gowing

1798 personal tax list Greensville Co Va James Gowing

1799 Greensville Co Va
Thomas Gowing 1 tithe [frame 244]
Drury Gowing 1 tithe
Mark Gowing 1 tithe
Benjamin Gowing 1 tithe
James Gowing Sr
James Gowing Jr
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1799 last will of Peter Clark – will witnessed by Benjamin Gowing. bk 1, pg 390. Greensville Co, Va. https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/9085/007644613_00473?pid=149414&backurl=https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26dbid%3D9085%26h%3D149414%26tid%3D%26pid%3D%26usePUB%3Dtrue%26_phsrc%3DTqH1103%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=TqH1103&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true#?imageId=007645042_00269  1799 estate of Peter Clark 1-394, https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/9085/007644613_00473?pid=149414&backurl=https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26dbid%3D9085%26h%3D149414%26tid%3D%26pid%3D%26usePUB%3Dtrue%26_phsrc%3DTqH1103%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=TqH1103&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true#?imageId=007645042_00271

1800 Greensville Co Va
James Going Jr 1 tithe 1 slave over 16, 2 horses
James Going Senior: Henry Going: 3 slaves over 16, 1 slave 12-16, 2 horses
Benjamin Going 1 tithe 1 horse
Mark Going 1 tithe 1 horse
Thomas Going 1 tithe
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1800 Feb 1 – estate of Peter Clark account. pg 516 on Feb 1, 1800 paid Benjamin Gowing out of estate. bk 1, pg 515, Greensville Co, Va. https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/9085/007644613_00473?pid=149414&backurl=https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26dbid%3D9085%26h%3D149414%26tid%3D%26pid%3D%26usePUB%3Dtrue%26_phsrc%3DTqH1103%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=TqH1103&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true#?imageId=007645042_00331

1801 Greensville Co Va
Benjamin Gowing 1 tithe
James Gowing Jr 1 tithe 1 slave over 16, 2 horses
James Gowing Sr 1 tithe 2 slaves over 16, 2 slaves 12-16, 2 horses
Henry Gowing 1 tithe 1 horse
Drury Gowing 1 tithe
Thomas Gowing 1 tithe
Mark Gowing 1 tithe
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1802B Greensville Co Va
Benjamin Gowing 1 tithe 1 horse [frame 287]
Mark Gowing 1 tithe
James Gowing Jr 1 tithe 1 slave over 16, 3 horses
James Gowing Sr 1 tithe 2 slaves over 16, 2 slaves 12-16, 2 horses
Henry Gowing 1 tithe 1 horse
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1803 B Greensville Co Va
Benjamin Gowing 1 tithe
James Gowing Sr 1 tithe 2 slaves over 16, 3 slaves 12-16, 3 horses
James Gowing Jr 1 tithe 1 slave over 16, 2 horses
Thomas Gowing 1 tithe
Mark Gowing 1 tithe
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1804 Greensville Co Va
James Gowing Jr 1 tithe 1 slave, 2 horses [frame 321]
Benja Gowing 1 tithe 1 horse
James Gowing Sr 1 tithe 3 slaves over 16, 2 slaves 12-16, 3 horses
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1805 Greensville Co Va
James Going Jr
James Going Sr
Benjamin Going 1 tithe 1 horse
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1805 Sept – inventory of est of Jos Turner decd 2-41, 1805 Sept Court – List of Insolvents bond against Henry Gowing 3-17-6. Returned into Greensville County Court Sept 1807 and ordered to be recorded. 2-45. Greensville Co, Va. https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/9085/007644613_00473?pid=149414&backurl=https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26dbid%3D9085%26h%3D149414%26tid%3D%26pid%3D%26usePUB%3Dtrue%26_phsrc%3DTqH1103%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=TqH1103&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true#?imageId=007645042_00389

1805 Dec 19 – “James Gowing, Henry Gowing and Avant Massey; Amy Gowing, William Harris jointly posted a bond of £50″ to Miherris Parish to help support the child of Mary Hill who was an unlawful child as yet to be born,” according to Greensville County Deed Book 1, page 173.

1805 December 19-“James Gowing” was listed as surety for the marriage of “Amy Gowing” to William Harris December 19, 1805 in Greensville County, according to “Greensville County Marriages, 1781-1825” by Catherine Lindsey Knorr.  Greensville Co, Va

1806B Greensville Co Va
Benjamin Going 1 tithe 1 horse [frame 353]
James Going Sr 1 tithe 4 slaves over 16, 2 slaves 12-16, 3 horses
Henry Going 1 tithe
James Going 1 tithe 1 slave over 16, 1 slave 12-16, 2 horses
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1807B Greensville Co Va
James Going Sr 1 tithe 3 slaves over 16, 3 slaves 12-16, 3 horses [frame 372]
Benjamin Going 1 tithe 1 slave 12-16, 1 horse
Henry Going 1 tithe 1 horse
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1810 Greensville Co Va
James Going 1 tithe 6 slaves over 16, 4 horses [frame 402]
Henry Going 1 tithe 1 slave over 16, 2 horses
Benjamin Going 1 tithe 2 slaves over 16, 1 slave 12-16, 2 horses
Mark Going 1 tithe
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1810 US Census in Greensville Co, Va
Name: Henry Gowing
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Greensville, Virginia
Free White Persons – Males – Under 10: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 45 and over: 1 (b. bef. 1765)
Free White Persons – Females – 45 and over : 1
Numbers of Slaves: 3
Number of Household Members Under 16: 1
Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
Number of Household Members: 6
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1810 US Census in Greensville Co, Va
Name: Benjamin Gowing
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Greensville, Virginia
Free White Persons – Males – Under 10: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 26 thru 44 : 1 (b. betw 1766-1784)
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 26 thru 44: 1
Numbers of Slaves: 6
Number of Household Members Under 16: 2
Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
Number of Household Members: 10
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1810 US Census in Greensville Co, Va
Name: James Gowing
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Greensville, Virginia
Free White Persons – Males – 45 and over: 1 (b. bef. 1765)
Free White Persons – Females – 26 thru 44: 1
Numbers of Slaves: 7
Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
Number of Household Members: 9
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1811, South Side of Maherrin River
James Going 1 tithe 6 slaves over 16, 4 horses
Henry Going 1 tithe 2 slaves over 16, 1 slave 12-16, 2 horses
Benjamin Going 1 tithe 1 slave over 16, 1 slave 12-16, 2 horses
Mark Going 1 tithe
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1812 South Side Meherrin
Henry Going 1 tithe 2 slaves over 16, 2 horses
Benja Going 1 tithe
Mark Going 1 tithe
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1812 inventory est of Catharine Harris 2-285, account of Estate of Catharine Harris – Benjamin Gowing purchases a drawing knife, 2 bushels of wheat x 2. bk 2, pg. 286, Greensville Co, Va. https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/9085/007644613_00473?pid=149414&backurl=https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26dbid%3D9085%26h%3D149414%26tid%3D%26pid%3D%26usePUB%3Dtrue%26_phsrc%3DTqH1103%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=TqH1103&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true#?imageId=007645042_00510

1812 John Avent admr in acct current with Estate of Catharine Harris . . . May 9, 1814 recd of John Avent bonds due the Estate of Catharine Harris . . . Signed: Benjamin Gowing exor of Catharine Harris decd. . . . receipt was acknd by Benjamin Gowing a party thereto and ordered to be recorded. bk 2, pg 358, Greensville Co, Va. https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/9085/007644613_00473?pid=149414&backurl=https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26dbid%3D9085%26h%3D149414%26tid%3D%26pid%3D%26usePUB%3Dtrue%26_phsrc%3DTqH1103%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=TqH1103&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true#?imageId=007645042_00546

1813 South Side Meherrin, Greensville Co, Va.
Mark, Michael, and Salley Gowing Mulattos 2 tithes
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1813 March 23 – account of sale of estate of William Collier decd – James Gowing purchases a crosscut saw, an iron trace and cart saddle. bk 2, pg 409-411. Greensville Co, Va. https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/9085/007644613_00473?pid=149414&backurl=https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26dbid%3D9085%26h%3D149414%26tid%3D%26pid%3D%26usePUB%3Dtrue%26_phsrc%3DTqH1103%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=TqH1103&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true#?imageId=007645042_00588

1814 Greensville Co, Va., Do = his own tithe
Henry Gowing Do 2 free tithes, 2 horses [frame 462]
Benjamin Gowing Do 2 free tithes, 2 horses
James Gowing Do 5 free tithes, 3 horses
Mark & Micl Gowing Mulattos 2 free tithes
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1815 Do = his own tithe, Greensville Co, Va.
column 12 is “Male Free Negroes & Mulattoes”
Mark Going Do 0 fn [frame 482]
Michael Going Do 1 fn
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1815 Sept 11 – account of sale of the estate of Richard Massey decd – Benjamin Gowing purch 1 pine table. Henry Gowing purch 3 blue sheats. bk 2- pg 408, Greensville Co, Va. https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/9085/007644613_00473?pid=149414&backurl=https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26dbid%3D9085%26h%3D149414%26tid%3D%26pid%3D%26usePUB%3Dtrue%26_phsrc%3DTqH1103%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=TqH1103&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true#?imageId=007645042_00588   1813 last will of Richard Massey. 2-326, https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/9085/007644613_00473?pid=149414&backurl=https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26dbid%3D9085%26h%3D149414%26tid%3D%26pid%3D%26usePUB%3Dtrue%26_phsrc%3DTqH1103%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=TqH1103&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true#?imageId=007645042_00530

1816 Aug 12 – date will proved up: James Gowing Sr his will – wife Amey Gowing, son James Gowing Jr, grandson James Alked Gowing, son Henry Gowing, son Benjamin Gowing, grandson Benjamin Howard, grandson Herbert Howard, grandson Hartwell Howard, grandson James Howard, daughter Amy Harris, William Robison and William Gaines to value the slaves, Samuel Avent to take them at the valuation. Written on Sept 1, 1814. Signed: James Gowing. Wits: William Robinson, Salley Bottom, Durham Avent. Proved up on Aug 12, 1816 in court by WIlliam Robinson and Durham Avent. Securities were Benjamin Gowing, Henry Wyche, Frederick Shelton and William Robinson. bk 2, pg 447.  Greensville Co, Va.
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(Index:  https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/9085/007644613_00473?pid=149414&backurl=https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26dbid%3D9085%26h%3D149414%26tid%3D%26pid%3D%26usePUB%3Dtrue%26_phsrc%3DTqH1103%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=TqH1103&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true#?imageId=007645042_00019

1816 – 1838 (account payments) James Gowing acct current – Mr. James Gowing Jr acct with Benjamin Gowing executor of Benjamin James Gowing decd. 1819 – Your bond interest due Dec 1, 1817, cash paid you per receipt July 12, cash paid you for receipt January 21, cash paid you for receipt June 1, cash paid son for receipt in book. 1823: cash paid you receipt Feb 27, cash paid Wyche and Shelton for you, cash paid Lucas Tomlinson’s estate bond. 1823 Dec 25 – By your part of decedent’s estate. Balance due Benjamin Gowing this day. Dec 25, 1823 – To balance due Benjamin Gowing. Commissioners fee charge to Benjamin Gowing.
1816 – Estate of James Gowing decd in account current with Benjamin Gowing executor. paid Hardy Robinson for coffin, 1818 cash paid Wyche and Shelton, cash paid Braxton Newsham, cash paid Durham Avent, cash paid William Key, cash paid Hathcocks estate, cashe paid Henry Going, Going legacy. cash paid William H Brodnax, cash paid Edwin Howard’s children legacy, Dec 25, 1823 James Going is entitled to 1/2 which amounts to deduct 1/2 commissioner’s fee.
1838 June – . . . In obedience to order, I have examined the vouchers . . .of Benjamin Gowing’s executorial transactions on the estate of James Gowing decd and find him indebted to the estate . . . $2591.67 and 1/2. . . . to be equally divided between Benjamin Gowing and his brother James Gowing each . . .
At July Court 1838 this acct current of James Gowing was returned and of August Court no exceptions filed, sum is confirmed . . . bk 5, pg 373-374. Greensville County, Va. https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/9085/007644613_00473?pid=149414&backurl=https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26dbid%3D9085%26h%3D149414%26tid%3D%26pid%3D%26usePUB%3Dtrue%26_phsrc%3DTqH1103%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=TqH1103&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true#?imageId=007676110_00698

1817 Do = his own tithe
South of Meherrin:
Mark Gowing Do [frame 531]
Mical Gowing Do
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1818 Greensville Co, Va
Mark Going Do [frame 555]
Michal Going Do
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1818 Jan 6 – 1820 July 22 – Henry Gowing Acc current his est. The Estate of Henry Gowing on account current with Henry Wyche admnr.
Payments: cash paid Benjamin Sykes Sept 8, 1818, paid William Harris note and int Nov 28, 1818, paid Benjamin Gowing note and int Nov 28, 1818, paid Alanson A Massey guardian of John L Tomlinson Jan 6, 1819, paid John Massy exor of Wilson Sheehan Jan 11, 1819, paid James T Sykes acct Feb 8, 1819, paid James Jean for coffin March 8, 1819, paid Robt B Stark note and int March 8, 1819, paid John Jones note and int March 11, 1819, paid Benjamin Gowing acct March 27, 1819, paid Burrell Hill May 1, 1819, paid George Shehan May 6, 1819, paid Avent Massey June 24, 1819, paid Braxton Newsum June 26, 1819, paid Benjamin Gowing Aug 19, 1819, paid John Rives acct Aug 19, 1819, paid Benjamin C Vincent Aug 19, 1819, paid William Fox Feb 17, 1820, paid Wyche and Shelton, paid William Moody March 15, 1820, paid Thomas H Rainey for 1 day work waggon hall cotten March 15, 1820, paid William Dupree’s acct May 27, 1820, paid John Massey Jr acct May 27, 1820.
Receipts: recd fr Alanson A Massey guardian of John L Tomlinson Jan 6, 1819, recd of Benjamin Gowing on settlement Jan 6, 1819, recd of Benjamin Gowing exor of James Gowing decd March 27, 1819. . . .we have stated and settled the acct currant of Henry Wyche adnr of Henry Gowing decd and find the debits supported by proper vouchers. . . Signed: Benjamin Gowing, Alanson A Massey (auditors). Return filed into Greensville County Court on the 16th day of August 1820.  bk 3, pg 166   https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/9085/007644613_00473?pid=149414&backurl=https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26dbid%3D9085%26h%3D149414%26tid%3D%26pid%3D%26usePUB%3Dtrue%26_phsrc%3DTqH1103%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=TqH1103&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true#?imageId=007676110_00101

1819 Greensville Co, Va.
Do = his own tithe
Michael Gowing Do [frame 579]
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/greensville.htm

1820 US Census in Greensville Co, Va
Name: Martha Gowing
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Greensville, Virginia
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free White Persons – Males – 16 thru 25: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 45 and over : 1
Slaves – Males – Under 14: 3
Slaves – Males – 45 and over: 2
Slaves – Females – 14 thru 25: 1
Number of Persons – Engaged in Agriculture: 4
Free White Persons – Over 25: 1
Total Free White Persons: 2
Total Slaves: 6
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 8
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=7734&h=1117905&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=PXv2311&_phstart=successSource

1820 US Census in Greensville Co, Va
Name: Marcus Gowing
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Greensville, Virginia
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free Colored Persons – Males – Under 14: 1
Free Colored Persons – Males – 45 and over: 1
Free Colored Persons – Females – 45 and over: 1
Number of Persons – Engaged in Manufactures: 1
Total Free Colored Persons: 3
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 3
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=7734&h=1117911&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=PXv2311&_phstart=successSource

1820 US Census in Greensville Co, Va
Name: Benjamin Gowing
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Greensville, Virginia
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free White Persons – Males – Under 10: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 10 thru 15: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 45 and over: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 15: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 26 thru 44: 1
Slaves – Males – Under 14: 3
Slaves – Males – 14 thru 25: 1
Slaves – Males – 26 thru 44: 2
Slaves – Females – Under 14: 3
Slaves – Females – 26 thru 44: 2
Number of Persons – Engaged in Agriculture: 6
Free White Persons – Under 16: 6
Free White Persons – Over 25: 2
Total Free White Persons: 8
Total Slaves: 11
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 19
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=7734&h=1117902&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=PXv2311&_phstart=successSource

1820 Oct 11 – estate of Wilson Sheehan decd accounting filed. On March 20, 1818 Henry Gowing recd $2.00 from the estate of Wilson Sheehan decd, with John Massey executor. On March 8, 1819 Benjamin Gowing received 10.33/4 out of the estate. bk 3. pg 169-170. Greensville Co, Va. https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/9085/007644613_00473?pid=149414&backurl=https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26dbid%3D9085%26h%3D149414%26tid%3D%26pid%3D%26usePUB%3Dtrue%26_phsrc%3DTqH1103%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=TqH1103&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true#?imageId=007676110_00102

1820 – 1830 (No people with last name of Going or variation of Going are listed in the1820-1830 tithe lists)

1830 US Census in Greensville Co, Va
Name: Benjamin Gowing
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Greensville, Virginia
Free White Persons – Males – 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 50 thru 59: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 40 thru 49: 1
Slaves – Males – 10 thru 23: 3
Slaves – Males – 24 thru 35: 1
Slaves – Males – 36 thru 54: 1
Slaves – Females – Under 10: 2
Slaves – Females – 10 thru 23: 3
Slaves – Females – 24 thru 35: 2
Free White Persons – Under 20: 5
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 3
Total Free White Persons: 9
Total Slaves: 12
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 21
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=8058&h=893537&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=PXv2314&_phstart=successSource

1840 US Census in Greensville Co, Va
Name: Benjamine Going
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Greensville, Virginia
Free White Persons – Males – 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 60 thru 69: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 50 thru 59: 1
Slaves – Males – Under 10: 1
Slaves – Males – 10 thru 23: 1
Slaves – Females – Under 10: 4
Slaves – Females – 10 thru 23: 2
Slaves – Females – 24 thru 35: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 3
Persons Employed in Manufacture and Trade: 1
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 4
Total Slaves: 9
Total All Persons – Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 13
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=8057&h=3491176&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=PXv2317&_phstart=successSource

1841 March 2 – March 31, 1843. The Estate of Benjamin Gowing decd in account with James M. Gowing admn.
1841: March 2 paid B Moore note and int, March 3, paid T J Southall 2 notes and act, March 5 paid David E Williamson constable, March 6 paid John J May, March 13 paid Mary Garner, March 19 paid M B Hodges, April 5 paid G C Robinson, APril 10 paid Wm D Eppes, April 16 paid Thos H Peebles, April 16 paid H Wyche for L W Walton, May 4 paid William L Lundy, May 11 paid D Robinson exor of Howell, May 11 paid D E Williamson const, May 26 paid Wm H Walker and Co bond, paid E A Robinson on bond, paid Dr James Johnson med bill, July 2 paid Henry Y Smith, July 6 paid Tamlin Avent, Oct 4 paid taxes and clerks tickets, Nov 12 paid T J Southall exor Lucy Rives, Nov 26 paid William Leigh, Dr R G Parham, Dec 15 paid William Woodroof, Dec 18 paid Hobbs and Walton, Dec 27 paid A B Balle, James Collier, Oct 4 paid Wm L Lundy agt E A Robinson, Dec 31 paid J M Gowing adm retd, Dec 31 paid Catharine Gowing.
1842: April 1842 paid J H Cooper and Co., paid B Moore, May 19 paid B E Woodroof fencing, Green and Walton, Thomas Avent 1841, Jan 5 1842 paid Jno M Moody, May 25 paid Wm H and Susan Robinson, June 5 paid A B Smith, as security for Jesse A Williamson, Dec 5 paid D E Williamson const, Eliza Allen, Ed Wilkins, Wm W Cato for coffin, Dec 16 paid Wm W Harding bond, D E Williamson on bond, Dec 17 paid Henry Wyche, Tamlin Avent, T Wheeler, Catherine Gowing acct, Feb 18 paid T J Southall in part bond. May 25 paid F Robinson, Wm W Robinson for Susan, paid Tamlin Avent in 1841, Dec 1 1842 paid George W Robinson exor, Dec 25 paid Jos H Cooper and Co accounts.
1843: Mar 6 paid T Avent part bond, Ruffin Freeman, Const Wm A Wardlow’s exor, Susan Robinson’s exor, W W Robinsons exor.
At a court held for the County of Greensville on Monday the 5 day of December 1842 ordered that John R Chambliss audit, state, settle and to the court report an account of the transactions of James M Gowing as admr of Benjamin Gowing decd.
I have stated . .. an account of transactions of James M Gowing as adm of Benjamin Gowing decd and find the adm indebted to the estate on March 31, 1843 $2.12 with interest. Signed: J R Chambliss.
April 3, 1843 acct of transactions of James M Gowing as admr of Benjamin Gowing was returned. bk 6, p. 240 -243. Greensville Co, Va. https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/9085/007644613_00473?pid=149414&backurl=https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26dbid%3D9085%26h%3D149414%26tid%3D%26pid%3D%26usePUB%3Dtrue%26_phsrc%3DTqH1103%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=TqH1103&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true#?imageId=0031694-00131

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From Gowen Manuscript:  http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/Gowenms142.htm

GREENSVILLE COUNTY, VIRGINIA
[See Brunswick County, Virginia]

Ann Eliza Gowing was married Januar 4, 1836, according to “Greensville County, Virginia Marriages, 1781-1850.”
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Polly Gowing was married December 24, 1836 to Monroe Dupree, according to “Greensville County, Virginia Marriages, 1781-1850.”
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