Virginia – Isle of Wight 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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FamilySearch.org page for Isle of Wight Virginia:  https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Isle_of_Wight_County,_Virginia_Genealogy

Boundary map of Isle of Wight County, Virginia

Isle of Wight County, Virginia – INFO

1658 Dec 27: John Gaine and father Thomas Gaine (Gaynie) https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89SG-8FG4?i=9&cc=2034267&cat=2047190
Bird, Robert: Leg. wife Susan; two servants John Daniels and Jane Williams their time; daughter Susannah my plantation bounding on Mr Seaward and Mr Winn,
also cattle formerly given her by Capt Luck; Mr Edward Saunders, Surgeon; daughter Elizabeth; God-son John Davis the son of John Davis;
to every on of my servants a cow and calf at freedom, only Prctor excepted; Ann West. Overseers, beloved friends, Mr William Yarrett, Mr. William Brossey,
Mr. John Hardy and Samuel Haswell. Nov 22, 1656.
Cod., to John Gaine the son of Thomas Gaine. Dec. 27, 1656.
Wit: John George, Edward Saunders, Thomas Gordon.
Jurantur coram nobis, James Pyland, John Bond, Francis Hob, Nicholas Hill, J. Bazeley, Daniel Boucher. p. 574.  Wills and administrations of Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1647-1800
Authors: Chapman, Blanche Adams, 1895-1958 (Main Author)
Virginia. Circuit Court (Isle of Wight County) (Repository)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2047190?availability=Family%20History%20Library  (Note:  This is not a “Gowen” variation, BUT since it is close, it may be worth checking the transcriptions or relationships in case of a transcription error.  Most likely the transcription is correct and this is not a Gowen name). 

1665 May 1: William Goering: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9SG-8NV5?mode=g&i=100&cc=2034267&cat=2047190
Empson, George. Dying intestate, Thomas Empson his brother requested administration. May 1, 1665
Security, Mr Driver, William Goering. p. 10  Wills and administrations of Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1647-1800
Authors: Chapman, Blanche Adams, 1895-1958 (Main Author)
Virginia. Circuit Court (Isle of Wight County) (Repository)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2047190?availability=Family%20History%20Library  (Note:  This is not a “Gowen” variation, BUT since it is close, it may be worth checking the transcriptions or relationships in case of a transcription error.  Most likely the transcription is correct and this is not a Gowen name). 

1670 April 29: Thomas Gayme: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99SG-8SQT?mode=g&i=18&cc=2034267&cat=2047190
Bragg, James: Leg. – my three children, James, Elizabeth, and Anne; James Barnes son of Thomas Barnes; wife Elizabeth.
D. April 29, 1670. R. Sept. 9, 1670.
Wit. William Lugg, Thomas Gaymie (?). p. 88  Wills and administrations of Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1647-1800
Authors: Chapman, Blanche Adams, 1895-1958 (Main Author)
Virginia. Circuit Court (Isle of Wight County) (Repository)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2047190?availability=Family%20History%20Library  (Note:  This is not a “Gowen” variation, BUT since it is close, it may be worth checking the transcriptions or relationships in case of a transcription error.  Most likely the transcription is correct and this is not a Gowen name). 

1679 Jan: Boaz Gynn: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9SG-8N2W?mode=g&i=34&cc=2034267&cat=2047190
Fly, William. Appraisal by Boaz Gynn, Roger Davis, Ralph ——. D. Jan — 1679. p. 209. Wills and administrations of Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1647-1800
Authors: Chapman, Blanche Adams, 1895-1958 (Main Author)
Virginia. Circuit Court (Isle of Wight County) (Repository)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2047190?availability=Family%20History%20Library  (Note:  This is not a “Gowen” variation, BUT since it is close, it may be worth checking the transcriptions or relationships in case of a transcription error.  Most likely the transcription is correct and this is not a Gowen name). 

1683 March 10: Thomas Gany: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9SG-8NPS?mode=g&i=115&cc=2034267&cat=2047190
Rogers, Edward, By will appointed Ann Mathews, his Ex. March 10, 1683. R. June 9, 1684
Security, Thomas Gany (?), James Podden. p. 57.  Wills and administrations of Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1647-1800
Authors: Chapman, Blanche Adams, 1895-1958 (Main Author)
Virginia. Circuit Court (Isle of Wight County) (Repository)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2047190?availability=Family%20History%20Library  (Note:  This is not a “Gowen” variation, BUT since it is close, it may be worth checking the transcriptions or relationships in case of a transcription error.  Most likely the transcription is correct and this is not a Gowen name). 

1686 April 2: Elizabeth Gainer: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89SG-8FLP?mode=g&i=45&cc=2034267&cat=2047190
Sheephard, John: Leg. – wife Alice; son William; duaghter Susannah; brother Edward Holloway; cousin Fortune Maget; to Robert Lacie of Surry Co;
daughter to Elizabeth Gainer of Isle of Wight. Overseers: Robert Lacie, John Barnes of Surry. John Murry and Joseph Copeland of Isle of Wight.
D. April 2, 1686. R. May 1, 1688.
Wit. Thomas Proud, John Mory, John Grove, Nathaniel Eglome. p. 275  Wills and administrations of Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1647-1800
Authors: Chapman, Blanche Adams, 1895-1958 (Main Author)
Virginia. Circuit Court (Isle of Wight County) (Repository)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2047190?availability=Family%20History%20Library  (Note:  This is not a “Gowen” variation, BUT since it is close, it may be worth checking the transcriptions or relationships in case of a transcription error.  Most likely the transcription is correct and this is not a Gowen name). 

1687 Aug 13: Boaz Gwin: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9SG-8NGJ?mode=g&i=44&cc=2034267&cat=2047190
Mathews, Ralph: Noncupative, proven by Boaz Gwin and Robert Brock. Leg. – wife and three children. Overseer, Col. Smith or his son Arthur.
R. Aug 13, 1687. p. 269  Wills and administrations of Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1647-1800
Authors: Chapman, Blanche Adams, 1895-1958 (Main Author)
Virginia. Circuit Court (Isle of Wight County) (Repository)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2047190?availability=Family%20History%20Library  (Note:  This is not a “Gowen” variation, BUT since it is close, it may be worth checking the transcriptions or relationships in case of a transcription error.  Most likely the transcription is correct and this is not a Gowen name). 

1687 Oct 10: Boaz Gwin: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89SG-8FPL?mode=g&i=46&cc=2034267&cat=2047190
Boaz Gwin is wit to Thomas Parnell’s will, and is also a beneficiary.
D. Oct 10, 1687. R. June 9, 1688. p. 278  Wills and administrations of Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1647-1800
Authors: Chapman, Blanche Adams, 1895-1958 (Main Author)
Virginia. Circuit Court (Isle of Wight County) (Repository)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2047190?availability=Family%20History%20Library  (Note:  This is not a “Gowen” variation, BUT since it is close, it may be worth checking the transcriptions or relationships in case of a transcription error.  Most likely the transcription is correct and this is not a Gowen name). 

1688 Nov 26: Boaz Gwin: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89SG-8FPG?mode=g&i=48&cc=2034267&cat=2047190
Hole, John: Appraisal by Richard Sharpe, Owen Griffen, Boaz Gwin.
D. November 26, 1668. R. December 10, p. 288.  Wills and administrations of Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1647-1800
Authors: Chapman, Blanche Adams, 1895-1958 (Main Author)
Virginia. Circuit Court (Isle of Wight County) (Repository)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2047190?availability=Family%20History%20Library  (Note:  This is not a “Gowen” variation, BUT since it is close, it may be worth checking the transcriptions or relationships in case of a transcription error.  Most likely the transcription is correct and this is not a Gowen name). 

1689 Nov 4: Boaz Gwin: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9SG-8N2H?mode=g&i=50&cc=2034267&cat=2047190
Horsefield, Stephen: Appraisal by Edward Goodson, Robert Brock, Boaz Gwin.
Ordered November 4, 1689. p. 304. Wills and administrations of Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1647-1800
Authors: Chapman, Blanche Adams, 1895-1958 (Main Author)
Virginia. Circuit Court (Isle of Wight County) (Repository)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2047190?availability=Family%20History%20Library  (Note:  This is not a “Gowen” variation, BUT since it is close, it may be worth checking the transcriptions or relationships in case of a transcription error.  Most likely the transcription is correct and this is not a Gowen name). 

1690 abt: Ezekiel Goring: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9SG-8NGZ?mode=g&i=51&cc=2034267&cat=2047190
Goring, Ezekiel: Inventory of his estate and that of an orphan boy he kept named William Story. Signed Elianor Lucy.
Not dated. p. 306.  Wills and administrations of Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1647-1800
Authors: Chapman, Blanche Adams, 1895-1958 (Main Author)
Virginia. Circuit Court (Isle of Wight County) (Repository)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2047190?availability=Family%20History%20Library  (Note:  This is not a “Gowen” variation, BUT since it is close, it may be worth checking the transcriptions or relationships in case of a transcription error.  Most likely the transcription is correct and this is not a Gowen name). 

1691/2 March 9: Thomas Gaynie: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9SG-8F5C?mode=g&i=53&cc=2034267&cat=2047190
Williams, John Sr.: Leg. – wife Anne; eldest son John land in Isle of Wight unless he had rather stay in Surry County, where he is now seated;
son Theophilus; son William land in Newport Parish; son Thomas land in Surry; daughter Mary; daughter Jane; granddaughters Anne, Bridget
and Mary Browne; my boy William Hickman; Daniel Long Jr.
Reference to cattle at Thomas Wrights. Wife Extx.
D. March 9, 1691/2. R. Aug 9, 1692.
Wit. Boaz Gwin, Thomas Gaynie, Alexander Mathews. p. 318.  Wills and administrations of Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1647-1800
Authors: Chapman, Blanche Adams, 1895-1958 (Main Author)
Virginia. Circuit Court (Isle of Wight County) (Repository)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2047190?availability=Family%20History%20Library  (Note:  This is not a “Gowen” variation, BUT since it is close, it may be worth checking the transcriptions or relationships in case of a transcription error.  Most likely the transcription is correct and this is not a Gowen name). 

1691/2 March 9 Boaz Gwin: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9SG-8F5C?i=53&cc=2034267&cat=2047190
Williams, John Sr.: Leg. – wife Anne; eldest son John land in Isle of Wight unless he had rather stay in Surry County, where he is now seated;
son Theophilus; son William land in Newport Parish; son Thomas land in Surry; daughter Mary; daughter Jane; granddaughters Anne, Bridget
and Mary Browne; my boy William Hickman; Daniel Long Jr.
Reference to cattle at Thomas Wrights. Wife Extx.
D. March 9, 1691/2. R. Aug 9, 1692.
Wit. Boaz Gwin, Thomas Gaynie, Alexander Mathews. p. 318.  Wills and administrations of Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1647-1800
Authors: Chapman, Blanche Adams, 1895-1958 (Main Author)
Virginia. Circuit Court (Isle of Wight County) (Repository)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2047190?availability=Family%20History%20Library  (Note:  This is not a “Gowen” variation, BUT since it is close, it may be worth checking the transcriptions or relationships in case of a transcription error.  Most likely the transcription is correct and this is not a Gowen name). 

1696 June 9: Samuel Gainor: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9SG-8NV3?mode=g&i=58&cc=2034267&cat=2047190
Gainor, Samuel: Appraisal by John Carrell and Samuel Eldridge.
R. June 9, 1696. p. 375  Wills and administrations of Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1647-1800
Authors: Chapman, Blanche Adams, 1895-1958 (Main Author)
Virginia. Circuit Court (Isle of Wight County) (Repository)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2047190?availability=Family%20History%20Library  (Note:  This is not a “Gowen” variation, BUT since it is close, it may be worth checking the transcriptions or relationships in case of a transcription error.  Most likely the transcription is correct and this is not a Gowen name). 

1696 Dec 2: Boaz Gwin: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9SG-8NV3?i=58&cc=2034267&cat=2047190
Boaz Gwin is witness to Arthur Smith’s will.   Wills and administrations of Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1647-1800
Authors: Chapman, Blanche Adams, 1895-1958 (Main Author)
Virginia. Circuit Court (Isle of Wight County) (Repository)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2047190?availability=Family%20History%20Library  (Note:  This is not a “Gowen” variation, BUT since it is close, it may be worth checking the transcriptions or relationships in case of a transcription error.  Most likely the transcription is correct and this is not a Gowen name). 

1696 Dec 9: Thomas Gaynie: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9SG-8FRV?mode=g&cc=2034267&cat=2047190
Shewmake, Arnell: Leg. – son Moses; daughter Alice; granddaughter Dorothy Davis; daughter Jane; daughter Sarah; daughter Margery;
daughter Frances; beloved wife.
D. December 9, 1697. R. Feb 9, 1698.
Wit. Boaz Gwin, Thomas Gaynie. p. 399  Wills and administrations of Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1647-1800
Authors: Chapman, Blanche Adams, 1895-1958 (Main Author)
Virginia. Circuit Court (Isle of Wight County) (Repository)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2047190?availability=Family%20History%20Library  (Note:  This is not a “Gowen” variation, BUT since it is close, it may be worth checking the transcriptions or relationships in case of a transcription error.  Most likely the transcription is correct and this is not a Gowen name). 

1698 abt Boaz Gwin and Sarah Gwin: Inventory presented by Sarah Gwin p. 396: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9SG-8FRV?i=60&cc=2034267&cat=2047190  Wills and administrations of Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1647-1800
Authors: Chapman, Blanche Adams, 1895-1958 (Main Author)
Virginia. Circuit Court (Isle of Wight County) (Repository)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2047190?availability=Family%20History%20Library  (Note:  This is not a “Gowen” variation, BUT since it is close, it may be worth checking the transcriptions or relationships in case of a transcription error.  Most likely the transcription is correct and this is not a Gowen name). 

1699 Jan 22 – Elizabeth Gainer: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89SG-8FLT?mode=g&i=64&cc=2034267&cat=2047190
Elizabeth Gainer is witness to William Brasie will. p. 431.   Wills and administrations of Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1647-1800
Authors: Chapman, Blanche Adams, 1895-1958 (Main Author)
Virginia. Circuit Court (Isle of Wight County) (Repository)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2047190?availability=Family%20History%20Library  (Note:  This is not a “Gowen” variation, BUT since it is close, it may be worth checking the transcriptions or relationships in case of a transcription error.  Most likely the transcription is correct and this is not a Gowen name). 

1709 April 9: Elizabeth Gayner and Mary Gainer: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9SG-8NP8?mode=g&i=76&cc=2034267&cat=2047190
Samuel Eldridge will – … daughter Martha to Elizabeth Gayner, if she should die before said daughter is 16, to her daughter Mary Gainer.
D. April 9, 1709. R. May 2, 1709. p. 500.  Wills and administrations of Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1647-1800
Authors: Chapman, Blanche Adams, 1895-1958 (Main Author)
Virginia. Circuit Court (Isle of Wight County) (Repository)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2047190?availability=Family%20History%20Library  (Note:  This is not a “Gowen” variation, BUT since it is close, it may be worth checking the transcriptions or relationships in case of a transcription error.  Most likely the transcription is correct and this is not a Gowen name). 

 

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Isle of Wight FamilySearch.org notes:

Court:

General index to deeds, 1688-1890; deeds, 1688-1900; wills, 1715-1726; court orders, 1755-1757
Authors:
Virginia. County Court (Isle of Wight County) (Main Author)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/372417?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Online but not ready yet for older stuff)

Virginia, Isle of Wight County records, 1634-1951
Format:
Manuscript/Manuscript on Digital Images
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2034267
(Available online)

Land:

Seventeenth century Isle of Wight County, Virginia : a history of the county of Isle of Wight, Virginia, during the seventeenth century, including abstracts of the county records
Statement of Responsibility:
by John Bennett Boddie
Authors:
Boddie, John Bennett, 1880- (Main Author)
Davis, Eliza Timberlake (Added Author)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/110892?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Review at FamilyCenter)

Mixed probate records, 1643-1866 ; indexes to wills, 1850-1985
Authors:
Virginia. County Court (Isle of Wight County) (Main Author)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/416816?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Online but not ready yet)

Wills and administrations of Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1647-1800
Statement of Responsibility:
Abstracted and compiled by Blanche Adams Chapman
Authors:
Chapman, Blanche Adams, 1895-1958 (Main Author)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2028923?availability=Burley%20Idaho%20Family%20History%20Center
(Review at FamilyCenter)

Wills and administrations of Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1647-1800
Authors: Chapman, Blanche Adams, 1895-1958 (Main Author)
Virginia. Circuit Court (Isle of Wight County) (Repository)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2047190?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Available online)

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