Virginia – Lunenburg 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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Parent County

1745–Lunenburg County was created 6 May 1745 from Brunswick County. County seat: Lunenburg [2]

Neighboring Counties

Lunenburg County, Virginia – INFO

1744 Amos Gowen, was born about 1744, in Lunenburg County, Virginia or Orange County, North Carolina.”  Amos Goyne was born in North Carolina [possibly Orange County] of parents unknown,” according to a descendant, Lucile H. Sanders of Buffalo, Texas in a letter written August 1, 1989.
http://www.genealogy.com/forum/surnames/topics/guynes/246/
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/gowenms005.htm

1748 John Going – Lunenburg Co, Va tithe list
http://ftp.rootsweb.ancestry.com/pub/usgenweb/va/lunenburg/census/sun002.txt

1748 – In 1748 John Going appears on the 1748 tithe list of Lunenburg County, Virginia. He was listed with two tithes on the list taken by Lewis Deloney. Lunenburg Co, Va

1749 John Gowen 2 tithes 12 heads and scalps, Lunenburg Co, Va
http://ftp.rootsweb.ancestry.com/pub/usgenweb/va/lunenburg/census/sun003.txt

                                             Tithes        H. &
                                                           Scalps
  Mark Robinson
  Edward Robinson ............................  4            24
Nathaniel Robinson ...........................  1             6
Abraham Robinson .............................  1             6
John Mayes ...................................  3            18
William Horten ...............................  1
John Gillum ..................................  2            12
John McDaniel
  James McDaniel .............................  2             6
John Davis
  William Halpen ............................. 11            66
Peter Turvin .................................  1
Matthew Bolten ...............................  1             6
Henry Deloney ................................  2            12
William Tait, Constable
  Nathaniel Tait .............................  1            12
John Gowen ...................................  2            12
Isaac Mitchell ...............................  1             6
Edward Eppes .................................  3            18
Solomon Harris ...............................  1             6
Thomas Evans .................................  1             6
Richard Fox
  George Floyd
  Joseph Burchet .............................  5            30
William Andres ...............................  1             6
John Andres ..................................  1             6
George Vaughan ...............................  1             6
James Thomson ................................  1             6
William Wilson ...............................  1             6
John Robinson ................................  1             6
Daniel Colson ................................  1             6
John Cole ....................................  1             6
John King (to Baxter Davis) ..................  3            18
John Lambert (to Edward Davis) ...............  2            12
William Hagood, Senr. &
  William Hagood, Junr. ......................  2
{page 110}

1751 –Thomas Gowen was taxable in the 1751 Lunenburg County household of John Gowen in the list of Richard Witton [Tax List 1748-52].  Lunenburg Co, Va.
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Gibson_Gowen.htm

1751 John Going and Thos Going 3 tithes – Lunenburg Co, Va, John Goin 1 tithe – Lunenburg Co, Va
http://ftp.rootsweb.ancestry.com/pub/usgenweb/va/lunenburg/census/sun005.txt

For 1751
 
                        List taken by Richd. Witton
                                                            Tithes
  Daniel McGown ............................................ 11
John Edloe ................................................. 15
Mr. Armistead Burrell's list
  James Thompson Burden .................................... 12
Colo. Lewis Burrell's list N.Q. ............................  8
Joseph Jones (Roanoke) .....................................  1
Arther Freeman .............................................  2
John Green and his son, William ............................  2
John Williams
  John Ambrose
  Edwd. Lacy ...............................................  4
Wm. Edloe ..................................................  2
Edward Jackson .............................................  1
Wm. Pourgimy ...............................................  2
Thos. May ..................................................  1
Humphrey Garrett
  Jas. Garrett .............................................  2
Nichos. Calloway, Senr.
  Nichos. Calloway, Junr.
  John Calloway ............................................  3
Jos. Greer
  John Maxey ...............................................  2
Thos. Saterwhite
  John Saterwhite ..........................................  5
Chris Hudson ...............................................  4
Wm. Wilkins ................................................  1
James Wilkins
  John Wilkins .............................................  2
Thomas Wilkins .............................................  1
Valentine Mullens ..........................................  1
Jeremiah Hatcher
  Robt. Hatcher ............................................  8
John Roberts ...............................................  1
Wm. Lax ....................................................  1
John Going
  Thos. Going ..............................................  3
Joseph Davies ..............................................  1
Mickll. Beringer ...........................................  1
{page 177}

1751 – John Goin was shown on page 170 of Field Jefferson’s list with one tithe. This was the same precinct originally assigned to Lewis Deloney. On the same page, William Going appeared with one tithe.  The tithe list shows that William Going was at least age 16 in 1748, according to Landon C. Bell in “Sunlight on the Southside.” This part of Lunenburg County became Mecklenburg County in 1765.  Lunenburg Co, Va

For 1751
                       List taken by Field Jefferson
{Page 170}

Tithes
Jeremiah Ellis .............................................  1
Edward Ellis ...............................................  1
Gabriel Hardin .............................................  1
Wm. Hardin .................................................  1
Jole Cole ..................................................  1
Robert Wooding .............................................  1
To "Mr. Owin Mireck in Oyl of White County"
  John Wilson ..............................................  2
George Izzard ..............................................  1
Michael Izzard .............................................  1
John Gorden ................................................  1
John Hearn .................................................  1
Wm. King
  Moody King ...............................................  2
John Goin ..................................................  1
James Stevens ..............................................  1
Field Jefferson
  John Fain ................................................ 13
John Forsler ...............................................  1
James Smith ................................................  2
Wm. Boing ..................................................  1
John George Pennington .....................................  1
John Hosky [?] .............................................  1
John Cole ..................................................  1
Wm. Tucker .................................................  1
George Allen ...............................................  1
Henry Bates ................................................  1
John Robertson
  Mark Robertson
  Edward Robertson .........................................  4
John Robinson, Junr. .......................................  1
Edward Killingsworth .......................................  1
Wm. Donmon .................................................  1
Josiah Donmon ..............................................  1
Wm. Beckinham
  James Domon [?] ..........................................  2
Elijer Mecoy ...............................................  1
George Butler ..............................................  1
 
{page 171}
                                                            Tithes
Stephen Jones ..............................................  1
James Meekene [?] ..........................................  1
Wm. Boing
  Jesse Boing ..............................................  2
John Robertson .............................................  1
Thos. Moor .................................................  2
Field Farrar ...............................................  1
John Robertson .............................................  1
Robt. Mitchel ..............................................  1
Joab Mitchel ...............................................  1
Martin Pennetre
  and son Nicholas [?] .....................................  2
James Smith ................................................  1
Archabel Gray ..............................................  1
William Warton [?] .........................................  1
Martin Fifer ...............................................  1
Stephen Mallett ............................................  4
Wm. Nickols
  John Shepard
  Adam Winders
  Nichos. Cooke ............................................  4
Wm. Marable
  Mat. Marable
  John Clott
  Saml. Taylor ............................................. 14
Robert Watkens [?] .........................................  2
Samuel Wheeler .............................................  1
Samuel Wilson ..............................................  1
Lewis Burwell, Esq.
  David Harleburton [?]
  Thos. Carleton ........................................... 10
Hugh Miller
  Joseph Minor .............................................  6
John Cox ...................................................  8
Jeremiah Mize
  John Mize
  Henry Mize ...............................................  3
John Wright ................................................  1

1752 – Joseph Gowen son of Edward Gowen, Jr (? how known that Edward is father ?), was born about 1730, probably in Charles City County. He was taxable in his own household in the 1752 tax list of Field Jefferson in Lunenburg County, Virginia, according to “Sunlight on the Southside.”  Lunenburg Co, Va.

1752 Joseph Goin 1 tithe, Lunenburg Co, Va, John Gowen 2 tithes, Lunenburg Co, Va, Wm. Gowin under William Callaway (along with Robt Graves, Wm Simmons) 7 tithes total in Lunenburg Co, Va.
http://ftp.rootsweb.ancestry.com/pub/usgenweb/va/lunenburg/census/sun006.txt

1755 James Goyne (born)  stated in his Revolutionary War pension application that he was born in 1755 in Lunenburg County, Virginia.  Lunenburg Co, Va.

1756 June Court: Goin v Wilson – The attachment obtained by John Goin against the Estate of John Wilson for reasons appearing to the Court is ordered to be dismissed.
Lunenburg County Court Order Book v 4 p. 129.

1756 Dec Court: Goin v Wilson – John Goin pltf against John Wilson def. For reasons appearing to the court, this suit is ordered to be dismissed.
Lunenburg County Court Order Book v 4 p. 80.

1757 November 1, Page 4. Thomas Hawkins, William Hill & Thomas Lanier three of the Persons Appointed by an Order of the last Court to View the Way for a Road from the Mine to Cocks Creek, this day Returned their Report thereon which is Ordered to be Recorded, and William Ballard is Appointed Surveyor thereof, and it is Ordered that he together with Stephen Hatchel, John Goin, William Goin, John Goin, Junr. William Glading, Stephen Mallet Junr. and John Ruffins Male Labouring Tithables do forthwith lay open, Clear and keep the same in Repair According to Law.  http://www.virginiadot.org/vtrc/main/online_reports/pdf/93-r17.pdf

1758 March 8, Page 45. On the Petition of Sundry Ihabitants of this County Ordered that a Bridle way be laid open & Cleared the best and Convenientest way from Pinkethman Hawkins to Jeffersons Church. & William Ballard is appointed Surveyor of the said Road. And it is Ordered that he together with Robert Coleman, Christopher Coleman, Pinkethman Hawkins, Hugh Norwell, Thomas Norwell, John Goin, Henry Jackson, John Coleman, Thomas Farrar, James Coleman Thomas Draper, & Thomas Moore do forthwith lay open Clear & keep the same in Repair According to Law.  http://www.virginiadot.org/vtrc/main/online_reports/pdf/93-r17.pdf
LUNENBURG COUNTY ROAD ORDERS 1746-1764, by Nathaniel Mason Pawlett, Faculty Research Historian and Tyler Jefferson Boyd, Research Assistant. http://www.virginiadot.org/vtrc/main/online_reports/pdf/93-r17.pdf

1759 – Seth Moore recd 3600 acres adj: Gowen, Norille, Smith, Ruffin, Baker, Maclin, Walton, Weatherford, Hall, Marrble, Clark, Elledge, Matt.  Lunenburg Co, Va
http://interactive.ancestry.com/6131/VGS_1994_01_01_0324/521176388?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=1237,697,1359,735

1759 May Court: Gowen v Barten. The attachment of John Gowen against the estate of Benjamin Barton for a debt therein said to be due, for reasons appearing to the Court is ordered to be dismissed.  Lunenburg County Court Order Book v5 p. 155

1760 September Court: Ordered that the sherif summon John Gowan Junior, Peter Sandifer, and John Bush to appear at the next court to be helf for the said County to answer such things as shall be then and there objected against.  Lunenburg County Court Order Book v6 p 171.

1761 Feb 14 – John Gowin – 400 acres beginning at William Hills corner on the Reedy Branch adjoining Ruffins line.  Lunenburg County, Va. http://lva1.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/F/NUXGTGU21PJDCXUBKG3PDBV219M4QEL55EPI2E853P1FEJACEA-26912?func=full-set-set&set_number=005392&set_entry=000011&format=999

1761 June 10- John Going, Sr. and wife Mary Going, of Lunenburg County deeded to son William Going of Lunenburg County, “for love and affection, 100 acres, part of 400 acres by patent to said Going Sr, on both sides of the Great Branch [of Allen’s Creek] where said William Going now lives, adjacent John Ruffin.” The signature [or mark] of John Going, was a vertical line, with three cross lines. Mary signed with a “M.” The deed was witnessed by Sarah Going, and others, according to “Lunenburg County, Virginia Deed Book 6. 1760-1761” by June Banks Evans. Lunenburg Co, Va.

1761 On June 10 – John Going Sr, John Going Jr., Sarah Going and Elizabeth Going. On the same date, son John Going, Jr. was deeded 100 acres of his father’s 400 acres with the same description. It was witnessed by Sarah Going and Elizabeth Going. [ibid]

1761 July Court: John Going Pltf v. John Wilson Deft – On a Petition. On fully hearing the arguments and debates of the parties on both sides by their attorneys, it is considered by the court that the said Plaintiff recover against the said defendant the sum of two pounds two shillings and three pence current money. Together with his costs by him in this behalf expended.
On the motion of William Glading a witness for John Gowin in his suit against John Wilson, it is ordered that the said Gowin pay him for one days attendance and coming and returning sixty miles rounding to Law and two shillings for Tiniaps(?).
On the motion of John Cardin a witness for John Gowin in his suit against John Wilson, it is ordered that the said Gowin pay him for one days attendance according to law. Lunenburg County Court Order Book v 7 p 80.

1761 July Ct John Gowing Sr deed gift to William Gowing in Lunenburg Co Va Lunenburg County Court Order Book v7 p 71

1761 July Ct John Gowing Sr deed gift to John Gowing Jr in Lunenburg Co Va
Lunenburg County Court Order Book v7 p 71

1761 December 7 – John Goin sold his remaining 200 acres of land located on both sides of Long Branch in Lunenburg County to William Sandifur. Mary Goin relinquished her dower. This is the last record found of John Going and Mary Keith Going.
Lunenburg Co, Va.

1761 December 30 and 1762 July 6 – Records show that William, son of John Going, moved from Lunenburg County to Orange County, North Carolina between December 30, 1761 and July 6, 1762. This is proof that William Going of Orange County was the son of John Going and Mary Keith Going of Lunenburg County, Va. Orange Co, NC

1762 Feb Ct William Gowin and William Hatchell identure in Lunenburg Co Va
Lunenburg County Court Order Book v7 p 203

1762 Feb Ct John Gowin and William Gowin indenture in Lunenburg Co Va
Lunenburg County Court Order Book v7 p 203

1762 April Ct John Clarke v John Gowin Jr charge of assault and battery is dismissed with costs to Pltf in Lunenburg Co Va.  Lunenburg County Court Order Book v8 p 2.

1762 July Ct indenture memorandum fr William Gowing to Francis Nowell in Lunenburg Co Va.  Lunenburg County Court Order Book v8 p57

1762 July 6 – William Going in Orange County, North Carolina sold 100 acres in Lunenburg County, Virginia on Great Branch of Allen’s Creek adjacent to William Sandifur. Lunenburg Co, Va

1762: William Going, son of John and Mary Keith Going of Lunenburg County, Virginia, moved to Orange County, North Carolina by July 6, 1762. William had previously sold his 100 acres, gift of his parents, while still living in Lunenburg County. William had bought the 100 acres deeded to his brother, JOHN JR, by their parents for 40 pounds, and sold it in the following transaction.

1762 July 6 William Going of Orange County, North Carolina to Francis Norvell of Lunenburg County, Virginia, 45 pounds, 100 acres, Lunenburg County, Great Branch of Allen’s Creek, adjacent Wm Sandefur. Signed: William [W] Going.  Recorded: 6 July 1762. Deed Bk. 7, pp. 302-04. [June Banks Evans, “Lunenburg County, Virginia, Deed Book 7, 1760-1761, Bryn Ffyliaid Publishers, NO, La., 1990]

1809 b. abt – Judith Goins married Thos Williams in 1832 in Lunenburg Co, Va.
http://interactive.ancestry.com/6131/VGS_2002_01_01_0386/525370754?backurl=http%3a%2f%2fsearch.ancestry.com%2fcgi-bin%2fsse.dll%3fdb%3dvgs%26gss%3dsfs28_ms_db%26new%3d1%26rank%3d1%26msT%3d1%26gsln%3dGoin%26gsln_x%3d0%26MSAV%3d1%26uidh%3dm37&ssrc=&backlabel=ReturnSearchResults&rc=510,1721,605,1750#?imageId=VGS_1981_01_01_0076

From Gowen Manuscript:  http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/Gowenms146.htm

LUNENBURG COUNTY, VIRGINIA–A

William Goen was a witness to the will of Henry Childers in 1760, according to “Lunenburg County, Virginia Wills, 1746-1765.”
==O==
John Goin was married to Olive May Robertson November 13, 1802, according to “Lunenburg County, Virginia Marriages, 1746-1850.” Children born to John Goin and Olive May Robertson Goin are unknown.
==O==
Joseph Goin paid a tax on “one tithe” in 1752 in Lunenburg County, according to “Sunlight on the Southside.”
==O==
John Going was surety for the marriage of Anthony Smith and Polly Harrish Vallentine January 28, 1807 in Lunenburg County, according to “Old Free State, History of Lunenburg County,” by Landon C. Bell.
==O==
Robert Going enlisted May 21, 1777 in Capt. Nicholas Hob­son’s company of the Sixth Virginia Regiment, according to “Old Free State, History of Lunenburg County.”
==O==
Thomas Going paid a tax on “three tithes” in 1751, according to “Sunlight on the Southside.”
==O==
William Going, who was living with William Callaway, paid a tax on one tithe in 1752, according to “Sunlight on the South­side.”
==O==
In the November 1755 term, William Goins and Rebecca Goins, his wife, appeared in the Lunenburg County Court min­utes:

“An Indenture of Feoffment [Deed of Trust] between William Goins & Rebecca, his wife on the one part and Benjamin Bridgford of the one part, with a Memoran­dum of Livery of Seizen [legal transfer of land] and a Receipt thereon Indorsed are proved by the oaths of two of the witnesses thereto, and the same are ordered to be Certified.”
==O==
Tabitha J. Gowan was married to Adrian W. Foster September 11, 1839, “Old Free State, History of Lunenburg County.”

 

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