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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Lunenburg Co Va map

Parent County

Neighboring Counties 

(See bottom of page for county changes from 1720-1791. Brunswick Co was huge from 1720-1745 – it ended up being divided into many different counties – starting with Lunenburg Co in 1746).

Prince George Co, Va (Brunswick created from Prince George in 1720): https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/virginia-prince-george-county-1700s-to-early-1800s/

Brunswick Co, Va (created in 1720 from Prince George County):  https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/virginia-brunswick-county-1700s-to-early-1800s/

Lunenburg Co, Va (created from Brunswick in 1746): https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/virginia-lunenburg-county-1700s-to-early-1800s/

Halifax Co, Va (created from Lunenburg in 1752): https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/virginia-halifax-county-1700s-to-early-1800s/

Pittsylvania Co, Va (created from Halifax in 1767):  https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/virginia-pittsylvania-county-1700s-to-early-1800s/

Henry Co, Va (created from Pittsylvania in 1777):  https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/virginia-henry-county-1700s-to-early-1800s/

Patrick Co, Va (created from Henry in 1790):  https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/virginia-patrick-county-1700s-to-early-1800s/

Bedford Co, Va (created from Lunenburg in 1754): https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/virginia-bedford-county-1700s-to-early-1800s/

Campbell Co, Va (created from Bedford in 1782):  https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/virginia-campbell-county-1700s-to-early-1800s/

Franklin Co, Va (created from Bedford and Henry in 1786):  https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/virginia-franklin-county-1700s-to-early-1800s/

Charlotte Co, Va (created from Lunenburg in 1765):  https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/virginia-charlotte-county-1700s-to-early-1800s/

Mecklenburg Co, Va (created from Lunenburg in 1765) (adjacent): https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/virginia-mecklenburg-county-1700s-to-early-1800s/

Amelia Co, Va (created from Brunswick in 1734): https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/virginia-amelia-county-1700s-to-early-1800s/

Prince Edward Co, Va (created from Brunswick in 1754): https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/virginia-prince-edward-county-1700s-to-early-1800s/

Greensville Co, Va (created from Brunswick in 1781): https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/virginia-greensville-county-1700s-to-early-1800s/

Northampton Co, NC: https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/north-carolina-northampton-county/

Warren Co, NC: https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/north-carolina-warren-county/

Dinwiddie Co, Va: https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/virginia-dinwiddie-county-1700s-to-early-1800s/

Nottoway Co, Va: https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/virginia-nottoway-county-1700s-to-early-1800s/

Pages for those in Lunenburg Co, Va

John Gowin b. abt 1700 (came from Fairfax Co, Va)
Thomas Gowin b. abt 1721 (some relation to John b. 1700 it appears)
John Gowin Jr. b. abt 1720 (son of John Gowin b. 1700) 
Susanna Gowen Hubbard b. abt 1725 (daughter of John Gowin b. 1700)
William Gowin b. abt 1728-1733 (son of John Gowin b. 1700)
William Gowen b. abt 1725-1730 (lived in Bedford Co, Va after it split from Lunenburg – married to Annester)
Joseph Goin b. bef 1731 (tithe list 1752, court case 1755 – possibly the Joseph later living near Grassy Creek in Granville Co, NC)
Joseph Gowen b. abt 1730 (tithe list 1752, court case 1755 – possibly the Joseph who was later living near Tar River in Granville Co, NC)
James Goyne b. abt 1755 (Rev War Pension app appears to state he was born in Lunenburg)

Lunenburg County, Virginia – INFO

1744 Amos Gowen, was born about 1744, in Brunswick (soon to be Lunenburg) County, Virginia or Granville (soon to be 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

1746 – Lunenburg County added in Va, and Granville County in NC

1746 Virginia Counties: 

1746 North Carolina : 

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 Boing appeared with one tithe, according to Landon C. Bell in “Sunlight on the Southside.” This part of Lunenburg County became Mecklenburg County in 1765.  Lunenburg Co, Va  (NOTE:  The name “Boing” appears repeatedly – this is NOT William Going’s entry – Boing must be for the Bowen family)

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 – Halifax County added in Va, and Orange County in NC: 

1752 Virginia Counties: 

1752 North Carolina: 

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.  (NOTE:  This “Wm. Gowin” may be William Gowen of Bedford County, Virginia – it might not be John Gowen’s son).  
http://ftp.rootsweb.ancestry.com/pub/usgenweb/va/lunenburg/census/sun006.txt

1753 Bedford and Prince Edward County, Va added: 

1753 Rowan Co, NC added: 

1754 May Court – William Gammel v John Gowen dismd bk 3, p 25
In case.
By consent of the said Plaintiff by his attornie this suit is ordered to be dismis’d.
Order books, 1754-1759 – Lunenburg Co, Va
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS42-1SJ2-4?i=48&cat=398428

1754 November Court – Hampton Wade vs John Goin and Andrew Graham, bk 3, p 231
On a petition.
The defendant Goen having been duly summon’d and not appearing, the petitioner having duly proved … for a sum of one pound, sixteen shillings and four pence current money… as to the defendant Graham … ordered to be dismis’d.
Order books, 1754-1759 – Lunenburg Co, Va
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS42-1SVV-5?i=151&cat=398428

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

1755 Feb Court – William Clinch and Company, Petitioner against Joseph Goin, Defendant bk 3, p 264
On a petition.
The petitioners demand appearing to be just for the sum of two pounds fourteen shillings and nine pence half penny current money and the Defendant not gainsaying the same. It is considered by the court that the said petitioner recover against the said defendant their debt aforward and thus costs by them in this behalf expended and lawyers fee.
Order books, 1754-1759 – Lunenburg Co, Va
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS42-1SVV-6?i=168&cat=398428

1755 July Court – John Hall, Petitioner against John Goen, Defendant bk 3, p 384
On a petition.
The petitioners demand appearing to just for the sum of seven hundred pounds of nett tobacco of the said defendant not appearing. Therefore it is considered by the Court that the said petitioners recover against the said defendant his debt aforesaid together with his costs by him in this behalf expended and lawyers fees.
Order books, 1754-1759 – Lunenburg Co, Va
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS42-1SVJ-P?i=228&cat=398428

1755 October Court – James Stewart, executor of Charles Stewart, decd, Plaintiff against John Going bk 4, p 21
In debt.
This day came the parties by their attorneys and thereupon came also a jury (towit, Philip Porndeater John Ashworth, James Bilbo, Jeremiah Hatcher, William Jones, David Lyles, John Robertson, William Read, Richard Lunday, Daniel Gorrie, Henry Robertson, and William Williams, who being elected … the Defendant hath paid the debt in the declaration mentioned. Therefor it is considered by the Court that the Plaintiff take nothing … Defendant recover costs.
… On the motion of John Speed a witness for John Going at the suit of James Stewart executor of Charles Stewart decd, it is ordered that the said Going pay him for 10 days attendance according to law.
Order books, 1754-1759. Lunenburg Co, Va.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS42-1SVX-4?i=312&cat=398428

1756 June Court – John Goen v John Wilson bk 4, p 129
The attachment obtained by John Goen against the Estate of John Wilson dismd for reasons appearing to the Court is ordered to be dismisd.
Order books, 1754-1759 – Lunenburg Co, Va
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS42-1SVZ-9?i=381&cat=398428

1756 December Court – John Goin against John Wilson bk 4, p 80
In Case.
For reasons appearing to the Court, this suit is ordered to be dismisd.
Order books, 1754-1759 – Lunenburg Co, Va
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS42-1SVD-S?i=357&cat=398428

1756 December Court – William Jones v John Gowen bk 4, p 261
On a petition.
The defendant acknowledges the petitioners demand to be just for the sum of five shillings current money.
Order books, 1754-1759 – Lunenburg Co, Va
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS42-1SVC-C?i=447&cat=398428

1757 June Court – Stephen Mallett Jr v William Going bk 4, p 306
On an attachment ag the Defendant’s estate.
For reasons appearing to the court this writ is ordered to be dismissed.
Order books, 1754-1759 – Lunenburg Co, Va
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS42-1SVH-5?i=470&cat=398428

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 – John Gowen v Benj Burton bk 5, p 155
The attachment of John Gowen against the Estate of Benjamin Burton for a debt therein said to be due for reasons appearing to the court is ordered to be dismissed.
Order books, 1754-1759 – Lunenburg Co, Va
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS42-1SJP-1?i=711&cat=398428

1760 Sept Court – John Gowen Jr – summoned next court bk 6, p 171
Ordered that the Sherif summon John Gowin junior, Peter Sandifer, and John Bush to appear at the next court to be held for the said County to answer such things as shall be then and ther objected against them.
Lunenburg County, Va – Order books, 1759-1762
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS42-T9JV-6?i=216&cat=398428

1760 Nov Court – King v John Gowen and Peter Sandifer – fined contempt of court bk 6, p 197
John Gowen, Junior, Peter Sandifer, and John Bush who being summoned by a former order of his Court, this day being solemnly called and comes not, wherefore on hearing the testimoney of the witnesses sworn on behalf of our Sovereign Lord the King. It is considered by the Court that the said Gowen make his fine by the payment of 10 shillings current money, ahd they said Sandifer and Bush the su of 5 shilling current money, and they the said Sandifer and Bush the sum of five shillings current money each, and that they pay the costs of these proceedings, as that they be taken, etc.
Lunenburg County, Va – Order books, 1759-1762
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS42-T9J4-7?i=242&cat=398428

1760 Dcemnber Court – Robinson v William, Jr bk 6, p 212
William Robinson, Plaintiff against William Gowen Jr defendant, In trespass assault and Battery
For reason appearing to the Court ths suit is ordered to be dismissed.
Lunenburg County, Va – Order books, 1759-1762
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS42-T9J7-Q?i=257&cat=398428

1761 Feb 14 – John Gowin400 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 Feb 14 – John Gowin 400 acres.
…. for and in consideration of the sum of forty shillings of good and lawful money … give grant and confirm unto John Gowin one certain tract or parcel of land containing 400 acres lying and being in the County of Lunenburgh and bounded as followeth to wit … at Charles Stewarts now William Hill’s corner hickory on the Reedy Branch thence on that line North thirty eight degrees West 29 poles to a white oak thence North 51 degrees West 98 poles to a hickory thence South sixty__ degrees West one undred and thirty eight poles to a Red Oak thence new line North twenty degrees East eighty two poles to a hickory thence North thirteen degrees West fifty eight poles to a pine in Ruffins line thence along his line North seventeen degrees East 248 poles to a Pine thence new lines South eighty four degrees East one hundred and forty eight to pointers thence South two degrees West three hundred and eighty two poles to poplar on the said Branch thence down the said Branch as it meanders to the first station … Signed: Fran. Fauquier. Virginia Land Grant. Land Office Patents No. 34, 1756-1765, p. 809 (Reel 33-34). Lunenburg Co, Va.
http://lva1.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/F/NUXGTGU21PJDCXUBKG3PDBV219M4QEL55EPI2E853P1FEJACEA-26912?func=full-set-set&set_number=005392&set_entry=000011&format=999

1761 March Ct – William Gowen v Stephen Mallett Jr, Dismd – Bk 6, p 223
The petition of William Gowen against Stephen Mallet Jr for a debt therein said to be due, for reason appearing it is ordered to be dismissed.
https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/007898598?i=269&cat=398428

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 June 10 deed date … John Going Sr and Mary his wife of the County of Lunenburgh … we the said John Going and Mary his wife for and in consideration of the natural affection and love which we have and bear unto our well beloved son William Going of the County aforesaid, as also for divers other causes and considerations we hereunto … confirm unto the sd William Going a certain divident or parcel of land situate lying and being in the County aforesaid containing 100 acres … being part of 400 acres of land that was granted by patent to the aforesd John Going Sr bearing date the 14th of February 1761 … the aforesaid hundred acres lying on both of the branch called the Great Branch and the land that the aforesaid William Going now lives on, and bounded as followeth, to wit, beginning at a hickory a corner of John Ruffin’s, standing on a hill on the West side of the Great Branch thency by a line of non marked trees, north 87 degrees East 54 poles, over the said Great Branch to a small branch, thence up the sd small branch as it meanders bearing Northeasterly 46 poles thence north 44 degrees, 30 East 42 poles to Pointers and thence North 84 degrees: 30 East 28 poles to pointers thence North 5 degrees: 30 West 66 poles to pointers thence North 87 degrees 45 West, 70 poles to Pointers thence North 79 degrees West 50 poles to the Great Branch thence up the Great Branch as it meanders 10 poles to Pointers thence North 60 degrees; 45 West 52 poles, to a White Oak and pine pointers standing on Ruffin’s line thence South 16 degrees 30 West 42 poles to a Corner on Ruffin’s line thence South 19 degrees 30 West 56 poles to a corner pine of the Sd Ruffin’s thence South 13 degrees East 57 poles to the first Station … Signed: John Going, Mary Going. Wits: Richard Brown, Sarah Going, Susey Hubbard. … Proved up in court on July 7, 1761. Deed bk v. 6, pg. 379-380. Lunenburg County, 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 June 10 deed date … John Going Sr and Mary his wife of the County of Lunenburg … we the said John Going and Mary his wife for and in the consideration of the natural affection and love which we have and bear unto our well beloved son John Going Jr of the County aforesaid, as also for diverse other causes and consideration we hereunto … confirm unto the said John Going Jr a certain divident or parcel of land sitate lying and being in the County aforesaid containing 100 acres more or less … being part of 400 acres of land that was granted by to the aforesd John Going Sr bearen date the 14th day of February 1761 …. lying on both sides of the branch called the Great Branch and the land that the aforesaid John Going Jr now lives on and bounded as followeth to wit, begining at a corner Popler standing on Ruffin’s line where it crosses a small branch thence down the sd branch as it meanders bearing South Easterly seventy poles to the mouth where the sd small branch enters the aforesd Great Branch thence up the sd Great Branch as it meanders bearing Northeasterly seventy seven poles to the mouth of a small branch thence up the said branch as it meanders, bearing still Northeasterly forty nine poles to an Ash standing on the West side of the said Branch thence by a line of non marked trees bearing South eighty three degrees east sixty one poles to Pointers on an old line thence along the said Old Line North two degrees East seventy two poles to Pointers thence North eighty four degrees West one hundred and forty eight poles to a Pine thence South nineteen degrees thirty minutes West one hundred and three poles to the first station… Signed: John Going, Mary Going. Wit: Richard Brown, Sarah Going, Elizabeth Going. Proved up on July 7, 1761. Lunenburg County, Virginia. Deed bk v. 6, p. 379-380.

1761 July Court – John Gowin to John Wilson bk 7, p 80
On fully hearing the argument and debates of the parties on both sides, Plaintiff recovers 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 ordred that the said Gowin pay him for one days attendance and coming and returning sixty miles according to law and two shillings for Ferriage.

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, Va – Order books, 1759-1762
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1761 July Court – John Gowing v William Gowing bk 7, p 71
An indenture proposing a deed of gift between John Gowing Sen. of the one part, and William Gowin of the other part an acknowldged by the said John Gowen and the same on ordered to be returned.
Lunenburg County, Va – Order books, 1759-1762
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1761 July Court – John Gowing Sr to John Gowing Jr bk 7, p 71
An indenture proposing a deed of gift between John Going Sr of the one part and John Gowing Jr of the other part an acknowledge by the said Gowing, and the same are orderd to be returned.
Lunenburg County, Va – Order books, 1759-1762
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1761 Dec Court – John Gowen to William Sandefur bk 7 183
An indenture between John Gowin of the one part and William Sandifur of the other part with a memorandum of livery of sizen theron in and was had by the oath of two of the witnesses …and the same is ordered to be certify’d and Mary the of the said John, she being first party examined according to law. Relinquished her right of dower in and to the land … conveyed by the said indenture… which are ordered to be recorded.
Lunenburg County, Va – Order books, 1759-1762
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1761 Dec 1 – Sandifer from Gowing.
… between John Goin of the County of Lunenburg of the one part and William Sandifer of the same County of the other part … John Going for and in consideration of the sum of hundred pounds current money … paid by the said William Sandifur … confirm unto the said William Sandifer … one certain tract of land lying and being in the County of Lunenburg on both sides of the Long Branch containing by estimation 200 acres be it the same more or less and bounded … at a corner Hickory in William Hill’s line thence along his line North 38 degrees West twenty nine poles to a white oak thence North 51 degrees West ninety eight poles to a Hickory thence South sixty eight degrees West one hundred and thirty eight poles to a red oak thence North twenty degrees East eighty two poles to a hickory in William Going’s line thence round the various corners of the said William Goins to his corner white oak on the West or upper side of the Long Branch thence to John Goin Jrs corner on a small branch on the same side of the said Long Branch thence along the various corners of the sd John Goin Jr to John Ruffin’s line thence along the said Ruffin line to the first station … Signed: John Goin. Wit: Thomas Norell, John Tarver (or maybe Turner), Samuel Young, Benjamin Burton…. 1761 Dec 1 – and Mary the wife of the said John Gowing, she being first privetly convened according to law Relinquished her Right of Dower .. to the land and premises conveyed by the said Indenture … Lunenburg County Va Deed Bk v. 7, p. 151. Lunenburg Co, Va.

1761 Dec 1 – Hatchell from Gowin.
… between William Goin of the County of Lunenburg of the one part and William Hatchell of the said County of the other part … the said William Goin for and in consideration of forty pounds lawful money of Virginia to him in hand paid …. by the said William Hatchell … confirm unto the said William Hatchel … one certain tract or parcel of land lying and being on the Great Branch which makes out of Allens Creek in the said County beginning at a Hickory on John Goins line thence along a new line over the said Great Branch and up a small branch as makes of out of the said Great Branch an the …?… to a corner white oak thence along a new line to a corner Pine thence along a new line to a corner red oake thence along a new line to a Spanish Oake thence along a new line to a corner white oake on the said Great Branch thence up the sd branch to a white oake on the West side of said Branch thence along a new line to corner Pine on John Ruffin’s line thence along said Ruffin’s line to a Pine thence along John Goins to the Pine at the begining it being 100 acres … Signed: William Goin. Wit: Samuel Young, William Roffe, William Sandifur, Peter Sandifer. Received Dec 30, 1761 of William Hatchel 40 pounds in full … Signed: William Goin. Proved up in Court on Feb 2, 1762.

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 February Court – William Gowen to William Hatchell bk 7, p 203
An Indenture of Bargain of sale between William Gowing of the one part and William Hatchell of the other part, with a receipt therein indorsed … proved by the oaths of three of the witnesses … to be recorded.
Lunenburg County, Va – Order books, 1759-1762
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1762 Feb Court – John Gowen to William Gowen bk 7, p 203
An Indenture of Feofement between John Gowen of the one part and William Gowin of the other part, with a memorandum of Livery of sizen thereon. Indorsed was further proved by the oath of one of the witnesses that subscribed and ordered to be recorded.
Lunenburg County, Va – Order books, 1759-1762
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1762 February Court – William Black v William Gowing and John Gowing bk 7, p 210
William Black against William Gowing and John Gowing – One Petition
The said Defendants not appearing altho duly summoned. … Considered by the court that the said petition —against the said defendants. Within the sum of two pounds nine shillings and one penny current money together with all his costs by him …
But as to the other Defendant John, the sherif having made retain that he is an inhabitant of the county, therefore it also as to him.
Lunenburg County, Va – Order books, 1759-1762
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1762 March Court – Robert Cunningham v John Gowen Jr bk 7, p 225
This day came the said complaint by his attorney and the said Defendant … solemnly called was not here makes default, and came also John Potter a garnishee of the said defendant and with that he hath estate and effects in his hand of the Defendent sufficient to satisfy the said complainants demand whereupon … appearing to be just by his own oath for the sum of two pounds seven shillings and eleven pence current money.
Lunenburg County, Va – Order books, 1759-1762
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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.
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1762 April Court – Clement Read and Abraham Martin and Ch. Wardens against Agness Goyen bk 8, p 17
The said Defendant altho solemnly called came not but makes default … 2 pounds ten shillings current money.
Lunenburg County Court Order Book v8 p 2.
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1762 July Ct indenture memorandum fr William Gowing to Francis Nowell in Lunenburg Co Va.
Lunenburg County Court Order Book v8 p57
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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]

1762 July 6 deed date – Nowell from Goin.
… between William Goin of North Carolina in Orange County and Francis Nowell of Lunenburgh County of the other part … said William Goin for and in consideration of 45 pounds currant money …. by the said Francis Nowell …. confirm unto the said Francis Nowell … one certain tract or parcel of land lying and being on the Great Branch which makes out of Allens Creek. Begining at a poplar on a small branch which makes out of the said Great Branch on the South side thence down the said Branch to the Great Branch thence up the said Great Branch to a corner soverwood tree which stands on the North side of the said Great Branch on a small branch thence up the said samll branch as it meanders to a corner ash thence along a new line to William Sandifers corner white oak thence along John Goin old pattent line to a corner pine thence along the said old line over the said Great Branch to the begining . It being 100 acres … Signed: William Going. (… delivered in presents of (_______________left blank).
Memorandum that full and peaceable possession and seizen of the within mentioned lands and premises was made and done by the within named William Goin unto the within named Francis Nowell according to … true intent and meaning of the within written deed in due form of law this 6th day of July 1762. Signed: William Going. (again wits left blank). Deed bk v. 7, p 302-304. Lunenburg County, Va.

1762 Dec 8 – Michael Milton complaint against William Gowin Defendant bk 8, p 154
On an attachment against Defendant’s estate
Judgment against Thomas Nowell garnishee for thirty …
Milton v Gowen bk 8, p 154
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1765 – John Going, Plaintiff v Francis and Thomas Nowell, Defendants bk 11, p 40
In debt.
The plaintiff and appearing to give security for the costs in this suit (he not being an inhabitant of this county). On the motion of the Defendants by their attorney it is ordered to be dismissed at the plaintiffs costs.
Order books, 1763-1766. Lunenburg County, Va
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1765 Mecklenburg and Charlotte Co, Va added: 

1765 North Carolina Counties: 

1809 b. abt – Judith Goins married Thos Williams in 1832 in Lunenburg Co, Va.
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NOTES: 

Orders: Lunenburg Co, Va 

Book 1 – Order books, 1746-1752. Lunenburg Co, Va.
Index: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4X-941K-J?i=5&cat=398428

Book 1 – Order books, 1746-1752. Lunenburg Co, Va.
(No Going in index)

Book 2 – Order books, 1746-1752. Lunenburg Co, Va.
(No Going in index)

Book 2 1/2A
(No index – need to review page by page when time allows)

Book 2 1/2B
(No index – need to review page by page when time allows)
Order books, 1752-1754.

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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