Virginia – Pittsylvania 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)

Groups of Going families:

1)  Alexander Going’s descendants – mostly on Rattlesnake Creek, Pittsylvania County:

1777 John Bynum to Daniel Gowin of Orange Co NC 400 acres – Rattlesnake Cr –
1781 Daniel Gowing to Suffiah Gowing 400 acres – Rattlesnake Cr
1814 Sophia Gowin to Sherwood Gowin 200 acres – Rattlesnake Cr and state line –
Allen Peyton Going wit
1817 William Linn to Sethy Going aka Sethy Logan 58 acres –
1823 Elizabeth Going widow of Sherwood Going 73 and 1/2 acres to William Dix Jr on Rattlesnake Cr

2)  1771 David Going on Russell’s Creek (now in Henry County, Va – but Pittsylvania at the time) (Unsure if related to Alexander Going’s group – possible, but nothing in records)

3)  1776 John Going -92, Blackberry Cr – Pitts (Now Henry Co)

4)  Tinker Creek area Goings – Close to Cox, Calloway, Adams, Anderson and Camp

1805 John Goin 125 acres adj Adams and Crump
1818 Charles Calloway to John Goin 98 acres
1823 John Gowin to Francis Abston 125 acres adj Camp, Adams, Early lines
1824 John Going Sr to Eliz Cockram 20 acres on Tinkers Cr and state line.
1830 Josiah Cost to James Goin and Burwell Goin 148 acrs adj Adams and Anderson
1831 John Going Sr to Daniel Marr and John Going Jr – 98 acres on Tinker Cr
1838 John Goen Jr of Franklin Co OH to John and James Franklin 98 acres on Tinkers Cr
1847 Josiah Cox to James Going 30 acres adj Ralphs Branch, Adams, James and Burrell Goings lines.

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Pittsylvania County, Virginia – INFO
1762 April 7 – William Gladden granted 311 acres to Alexander Going. William Gladden had been granted the land on 1761 June 7. This is recorded in Deed recorded on 1775 Nov 5 – granting John Dismaker and Samuel Paul this land – both sides of Moon Creek. This is part of the larger tract granted to Gladden and Going. Deed: acquired 311 and a half acres on Moons Creek, 7 Apr 1762, , Orange, North Carolina, USA. 7 Apr 1762 Wm Gladden sold 311 acres land on Moons Creek to Alexander Gowen — next record 25 Nov 1775 Dismurker to Paul — conflicting information in deed 22 Mar 1779 says land was Gladden to William Gowing’s. Orange Co, NC. http://ourberryfamily.com/berry/pictures/1775_saml_paul_buys_dismukes_land_that_was_alex_going’s_1775_p_1y2_311_acres_moon’s_ck.jpg
COMPARE to
____ ? date – Deed: 311 acres on Moons Creek, 22 Mar 1779, Caswell, North Carolina, USA. 22 Mar 1779 James Roberts of Pittsylvania, Va. to John Ingrim of NC for L100 sold tract of 311 acres on both sides Moone Creek in Caswell Co., NC., being part of a tract of 622 acres of John Earl Granville deed to William Glading, who had sold to William Gowing, and by Gowing to John Wood, and by Wood to James Roberts and by Robers to John Ingrim. Caswell Co, NC. http://ourberryfamily.com/berry/pictures/1779_roberts_to_ingram_1779_land_that_was_william_goings_from_gladen_311_acres.jpg
COMPARE again to
1762 April 7 – Deed: 311 acres on Moons Creek, 18 Sep 1779, Caswell, North Carolina, USA. 18 Sep 1779 Samuel Paul of Caswell Co, NC sold to William Leek of Caswell Co for L300 230 acres on both sides of Moon Creek part of larger track granted to William Gladdin 7 Jun 1761 and the part which Gladden sold to Alexander Gowen on 7 Apr 1762. Caswell Co, NC. http://ourberryfamily.com/berry/pictures/1779_samuel_paul_deed_formerly_alex_going_land_from_glading_1762.jpg
COMPARE again to
1762 April 7 – Deed: 311 acres on Moons Creek, 22 Mar 1790, Caswell, North Carolina, USA. 22 Mar 1790 William Leek of Caswell NC sold to Charlton Ingram of Caswell for L300 230 acres on both sides of Moons Creek being part of a larger tract granted to William Gladden on 7 Jun 1761 which Gladden sold to Alexander Gowen on 7 Apr 1762. Caswell Co, NC
http://ourberryfamily.com/berry/pictures/1790_leak_to_ingram_1790_230_ac_moon’s_ck_was_alex_gowen’s.jpg

1767 David Gowing
A List of Tithables Taken by Hamon Critz, Gent, for the Year 1767
Pittsylvania Co, Va
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vapittsy/tith.htm

1767 – David Gowing
Tax Record, 1767, , Pittsylvania, Virginia, USA.  First List of Tithables of Pittsylvania County, Virginia Tax Records, Year 1767, p. 318
3 Tithes, Land 272  Pittsylvania Co, Va.
http://ourberryfamily.com/berry/pictures/1767censusdavidgowingpittsylvaniacova.jpg

1771 – Deed: Daniel Gowin 270 acres to George Deathrage, 1771, Pittsylvania, Virginia, USA. Daniel Gowin of Pittsylvania Co., VA to George Deathrage of Surry Co., NC, 270 acres in Pittsylvania Co., VA., on Russel Cr a branch of Mayo in current Patrick Co., VA (about 61 mi west of Moons Creek and Dan River in Caswell Co., NC).  Pittsylvania Co., VA. Deed Book 3, p. 48.

1771 Dec 30 David Going deed George Deathrage, John Hunter, John Deathrage, David Marley, Thomas Rogers
This Indenture made this 30th day of December One thousand seven hundred and seventy one, Between David Going of the County of Pittsylv’a and Colony of Virginia and George Deathrage of the County Surry and province of North Carrolina Witnesseth that the said David Going for and in Consideration of the sum of fifty Pounds Current money of Virginia to him in hand paid by the aforesaid George Deathrage the Receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge and himself therewith fully satisfy & contented and paid hath granted bargained and sold aliened Released and Confirm’d and by these presents for himself his heirs and assigns doth grant bargain sell alien release and Confirm to the said George Deathrage his heirs and assigns forever one certain Tract or parcell of land Containing two hundred and seventy acres (270) lying and being in the County of Pittsylvania on both sides of Russels Creek a branch of Mayo and Bounded as followeth to wit, Beginning at a red oak John Hunters line thence his line south sixtyfive degrees west Crossing the Creek one hundred and sixty six poles to a white oak thence new lines South fifteen degrees East – ninetytwo poles to a great poplar north Eighteight degrees East Crossing two Branches. three hundred and forty poles to a white oak north fifteen degrees West Crossing the Creek one hundred and twentytwo poles to a white oak on a branch north Eighty degrees west one hundred and eighty poles to a possimon tree on a branch south thirty degrees west sixteen poles to the first Station. Together with all houses Gardens Orchards fences Woods Underwoods Waters and Watercourses thereon Standing Groing and being with all profits Comodetys Advantages and appurtenances so the same belonging or any ways appertaining Also the Reversion and Reversions Remainder and Remainders thereof and of every part and parcel thereof, To have and to hold the said Tract of land with all and Singular the appurtenances unto the said George Deathrage his heirs and assigns to the only Proper use and behoof of him the said George Deathrage his heirs and assigns forever and the said David Going for himself and his heirs the said Land and Premises with their and every of their appurtenances to the said George Deathrage his heirs and assigns shall and will Warrant and forever Defend by these Presents against all person or Persons whatsoever having or Lawfully Claiming any right on Title in or to the same or any part or parcel thereof and the said David Going for himself and his heirs doth grant Covenant and agree to and with the said George Deathrage and his heirs in maner and form following Viz. that he the said David Going at the time of the sealing and Delivery of these presents is and Stands (_____) of and Indefensible Estate in fee simple of and in the Premises and that he hath Good and Lawfull right and othority to sell and Convey the same in manner and form aforesaid and that the same shall forever remain to the said George Dearthrage his heirs and assigns freely and Clearly Exonerated and Discharged of and from all manner of former bargains seals Titles of Dowry and all other rights and Estates whatsoever In Witness the said David Going has hereunto set his hand and fixt his seal the day and year above Written
David Going L.S.
Signed Sealed and Delivered In the Presence of
John Deatheradge, David Marley, Thomas Rogers
p. 48 Memorandum That on the 30th Day of December 1771 Peaceable & Quiet Possession and Seizen of the within Granted Land and premises was made and done and Delivered by the within named David Going unto the within named George Deatherage according to form and Estate of the within written Deed (signed) David Going
In Presence of us John Deatherage, Thos Rogers, David Mosley
Pittsylvania Co, Va.
1771 Dec 30 – David Going
DB3, p. 46 – DEATERAGE from GOING – Deed, 30 Dec 1771
David GOING of County of Pittslyv. And Colony of Virginia and George DEATHRAGE of County of Surry and province of North Carolina…..for £50 Current money of Virginia…..270 acres on both sides Russels Creek a branch of Mayo…..John HUNTERS line……Crossing the Creek……crossing two Branches.
Wit: John DEATHERAGE, David X (his mark) MOSLEY, Thomas X (his mark) ROGERS
Rec: 29 May 1773 David GOING L.S.
Extracted from – Pittslyvania County, Virginia Deed Books 1, 2 and 3 – Abstracted and Compiled by Lucille C. Payne and Neil G. Payne.  Pittsylvania Co, Va.  1773 May 29 David Going and George Deathrage Pittsylvania Va bk 3 46
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http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2008/01/pittsylvania-county-va-early-records.html

1773 April 10: The deposition of Alexander Gowin of lawfull age taken at the house of Mr. John Dix in the County of Pittsylvania the tenth day of April 1773 in a suite . . . . now depending and undetermined in the County Court of Halifax between John Mayo of the County of Cumberland, plantr and William Armstrong of Pittsylvania County, deft. . . .
This deponant deposeth and saith that to his certain knowledge Mr. James Terry acted as agent for the above sd. John Mayo in full to that part of his estate that lay in Orange County, North Carolina for many years beginning about the year 1759 and continued untill the sd. Mayo sold his land and estate in that County and further saith not . . .
Alexander (his “A” mark) Gowin.  Pittsylvania County, Virginia. http://www.lva.virginia.gov/chancery/
This day came Alexander Gowin before me and made oath to the trouth of the above deposition certified under my hand this 10th day of April 1773.

1773 May 26 – DB 3, p. 245 – LANKFORD from GOING – Deed, 26 May 1773
David GOING and Martha his wife of County of Pittsylvania in Colony of Virginia of one part and Henry LANKFORD of County and Colony aforesaid of other part……..Sum of £10 Current money of said Collony …….Land on west Side Russells Creek…..near said Creek on hill Side….in old line…..27 acres.  Wit: James LYON, Robert X (the mark of) HINTON, Obediah X (his mark) HUTSON  Rec: 27 May 1773 David GOING L.S .  Extracted from – Pittslyvania County, Virginia Deed Books 1, 2 and 3 – Abstracted and Compiled by Lucille C. Payne and Neil G. Payne .  1773 May 27 David Going and wife Martha and Henry Lankford Pittsylvania Va bk 3 245
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1773 July – Court: Thomas Dudley v Alexander Gowing, Jul 1773, Pittsylvania, Virginia, USA. Image and transcript courtesy of Beth Carruth
The defendant being summoned and not appearing (altho solemnly called) the Plaintiff by his Attorney produced his proved Account for Three pounds fifteen shillings Judgment is therefore granted him against the said defendant for the same with Costs.”
Pittsylvania, Va
http://ourberryfamily.com/berry/pictures/1773courtdudleyvsalexgoing.jpg

1773 Sept – Court: Alexander Gowing v Zechariah Waller, Sep 1773, Pittsylvania, Virginia, USA. 3 Transcription and images courtesy Beth Carruth
The defendant being Summoned and not appearing (although solemnly called) the Plaintif made Oath to his Account for Two pounds two shillings ~ Judgment is therefore granted him against the said defendant for the same with Cash.
September Court 1773 Court Records Book 2, p 253-254″  Pittsylvania, Va
http://ourberryfamily.com/berry/pictures/1773courtgowingvswallerpittsylvaniacova.jpg

1774 May – Court: Alexander Gowing v George Lumkin, May 1774, Pittsylvania, Virginia, USA.  Transcription and image courtesy Beth Carruth
In Trespass on the Case
The Plaintif having departed this life this Suit Abates
May 1774. Court Records Bk 2 p394″.  Pittsylvania, Va
http://ourberryfamily.com/berry/pictures/1774courtalexandergowin_vs_lumkin_maypittscova.jpg

1776 April 19 – Page 189. Apr 19, 1776 from Abner Harbour and Joyce, his wife, of P, to John Going of P, for 26 £, one certain tract of land in P containing 92 acres bounded by the south side of Blackberry Cr, Randolph & Co. Signed – Abnar (A his mark) Harbour. Wit – none. Recorded Apr 25, 1776.  Extracted from: Pittslyvania County, Virginia Deed Book 4 (1774-1778), by T.L.C. Genealogy. Pittsylvania Co, Va.  1776 April 25 John Going and Abner Harbour and wife Pittsylvania Va bk 4 189
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http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2008/01/pittsylvania-county-va-early-records.html

1777 Oath of Allegiance in Pittsylvania County, Va
James Gowing
http://interactive.ancestry.com/6131/VGS_1985_01_01_0010/516457482?backurl=&ssrc=&backlabel=ReturnSearchResults&rc=1207,534,1330,567#?imageId=VGS_1985_01_01_0010

1777 April 24 – Page 323. Apr 24, 1777 from John Bynum (Buynum) of P, to Daniel Gowin of Orange County, North Carolina, for 65 £, all that tract of land in P on Rattlesnake Cr or Run, and joining Country line, and bounded by [trees], about 400 acres. Signed – John Bynum. Wit – none. [No recording date mentioned].  Extracted from: Pittslyvania County, Virginia Deed Book 4 (1774-1778), by T.L.C. Genealogy  Pittsylvania Co, Va.  1777 April 24 Daniel Gowin and John Bynum Pittsylvania Va bk 4 323
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http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2008/01/pittsylvania-county-va-early-records.html

1781 Sept 24 – Deed: deed to Sophia, 24 Sep 1781, Pittsylvania, Virginia, USA”Daniel Gowing to Suffiah Gowing 400 acres 1781.  This Indenture made this twenty fourth Day of September in the Year of our lord one thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty one and in the Sixth Year of our Independence Between Daniel Gowing of the State of So Carolina of the one part & Suffiah Gowing of Pittsylvania County in the Commonwealth of Virginia of the other part Witnesseth that for and in Consideration of the Sum of thirty pounds to the said Daniel Gowing in hand paid by the said Suffiah Gowing at or before the Sealing & Delivery of these presents the Receipt of which he doth hereby acknowledge & therefore doth release aquit and Discharge the said Suffiah Gowing her Executors & Administrators by these presents he the said Daniel Gowing granted bargained sold aliened and Confirmed and by these presents doth grant bargain and sell alien and Confirm unto the said Suffiah Gowing and her heirs a Certain Piece or parcel of Land Situate Lying and being in the County of Pittsylvania aforesaid and bounded as followeth Beginning at a red oak on the Country Line thence a new line North twelve Degrees West two hundred & sixty poles to pointers thence south Eighty nine Degrees two hundred Sixty poles to Pointers thence south twelve Degrees East two hundred & fifty poles to pointers on the Country Line thence with the same West two hundred & sixty poles to the Beginning Containing four hundred Acres be the same more or less, and all houses buildings orchard ways Waters Profits hereditiments and all appurtenances whosoever to the said premises hereby granted or any part thereof belonging and the reversion & (reversing) Remainder Rents (Isues) and profits thereof and also all the Estate right title Claim and Demand Whatsoever of him the s’d Daniel Gowing of in & to the said premises and all Deed or writing in any Wise Concerning the same To have and to hold the lands hereby Conveyed and all and singular and Every part and parcel thereof Bargained & Sold and every of their appurtenances unto the said Suffiah Gowing her heirs and assigns for ever to the only proper use and behoof of her the said Suffiah Gowing and her heirs and assigns forever and the said Daniel Gowing doth by these presents warrant and forever defend the sam In Witness whereof he hath hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year first above written
Daniel Gowing L.S
In presence of James Gillasp, James Sandon, William Gillaspy
Memorandum that on the Day and Date within mentioned I acknowledge to have Rec’d full Satisfaction for the within mentioned Land and free and Quiet Possion is given to the same Witness my hand Daniel Gowing L.S, James Gillaspy.  Pittsylvania Co., Virginia
http://ourberryfamily.com/berry/pictures/1781deeddaniel_to_suffiah_gowing_1781_p__1.jpg
Pittsylvania Co, Va.  1785 Dec 19 Suffiah Gowing and Daniel Gowing Pittsylvania Va bk 7 546
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http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Gibson_Gowen.htm

1781 Oct 21 – Daniel Going deed recorded in Pittsylvania
At a Court held for Pittsylvania County the 21st day of October 1781. The Within Indenture together with the Memorandum of Livery and Seizen hereon Indorsed was proved by the Oaths of two of the Witnesses thereto to be the Acts and Deed of the Within Named Daniel Going and the same was Ordered to be Certified & afterwards at a Court held for the said County the 19th day of Dec. 1785. To Wit, the same was further proved by the oath of the other witness thereto to be the act and Deed of the said Daniel Going All which were ordered to be Recorded by the Court. Teste Will. Tunstall ( C )”
Pittsylvania Co., Va

1782 Pittsylvania Co Va
Jesse Going 1 horse [frame 192]
John Going 1 tithe 1 horse
Sithey Going 8 slaves 5 horses, 16 cattle
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/pittsylvania.htm

1782 Sythe Gowning
1782 Land Taxes Pittsylvania County, Virginia
From http://www.rootsweb.com/~vapittsy/#records
Sythe Gowning 400
Pittsylvania Co, Va.
http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2008/01/pittsylvania-county-va-early-records.html

1782 John Govin
1782 Land Taxes Pittsylvania County, Virginia
From http://www.rootsweb.com/~vapittsy/#records
John Govin 400
Pittsylvania Co, Va.
http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2008/01/pittsylvania-county-va-early-records.html

1782 Seth Going
1782 Census of Pittsylvania County, Virginia
Head of Household – White – Black
Going, Seth – 11 – 8
From http://www.rootsweb.com/~vapittsy/#records
Pittsylvania Co, Va.
http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2008/01/pittsylvania-county-va-early-records.html

1782 – Seth Going,
Census, 1782, Pittsylvania, Virginia,, USA.   http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3578&enc=1
Virginia, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1607-1890
Name: Seth Going [Sophia]; State: VA; Township: 11 [whites,] 08 [non]
Continental Census; Page: 41
Pittsylvania Co., Va
http://ourberryfamily.com/berry/pictures/1781-1782tithablespittscova.jpg

1782 July 16 – Page 45; At a vestry held for Camden Parish at Pittsylvania Courthouse on Tuesday, the 16th day of July 1782 for laying the parish levy—Present JOHN WILSON, ABRAHAM SHELTON, JOHN PARKS, JERE. WHITE, LODOVIK TUGGLE, THOMAS TERRY, JNO. BUCKLEY, & JOSHUA STONE, gent. Vestrymen.
1782 July To JNO. GOWEN to be held out for his subsistence at the discretion of JNO. WILSON, gent. – 500 lbs. tob.
Extracted from: Vestry Book of Camden Parish, 1767-1820 (With other Miscellaneous Records) Transcribed By Mary Leigh Boisseau
Pittsylvania Co, Va
http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2008/01/pittsylvania-county-va-early-records.html

1783 Pittsylvania Co Va
Seth Going 2 tithes 3 slaves, 3 horses, 10 cattle [frame 211]
John Gowing 1 tithe 2 horses, 5 cattle [frame 212]
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/pittsylvania.htm

1783 – Seth Going,
Virginia Census – Head of household with 11 white and 8 black. Pittsylvania Co – pg 41.
Pittsylvania Co., Va
http://www2.census.gov/prod2/decennial/documents/1790m-02.pdf

1783 May 20 – Page 46; At a vestry held for Camden Parish at Pittsylvania courthouse on Tuesday, the 20th of May 1783 for laying the parish levy—Present JOHN PARKS, ABRA SHELTON, JERE. WHITE, THOMAS TERRY, LODOWICK TUGGLE, JOHN BUCKLEY, JOSHUA STONE, & ARMISTEAD SHELTON, gent.
1783 May 20 To John Gowen a do (pensioner) 500 lbs. tob. in Camden Parish vestrybook, Pittsylvania
Extracted from: Vestry Book of Camden Parish, 1767-1820 (With other Miscellaneous Records) Transcribed By Mary Leigh Boisseau
Pittsylvania Co, Va
http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2008/01/pittsylvania-county-va-early-records.html

1784 Pittsylvania Co Va
Sythe Gowin 2 slaves over 16, 4 slaves 12-16, 4 horses, 9 cattle [frame 217]
Jesse Gowin 1 tithe 2 horses
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/pittsylvania.htm

1784 Feb 18 – Page 47; At a vestry held for Camden Parish at Pittsylvania Courthouse on Wednesday, the 18th day of February 1784 for laying the parish levy—Present JOHN WILSON, BENJAMIN LANKFORD, HAYNES MORGAN, JOHN PARKS, ABRAHAM SHELTON, JOSHUA STONE, & ARMISTEAD SHELTON, gent.
1784 Feb 18 To James Gowing for himself & wife 2000 lbs. tob., Camden Parish vestrybook, Pittsylvania Co, Va
To JOSEPH FARGUSON for services done JAMES GOWING 75 lbs. tob.
Extracted from: Vestry Book of Camden Parish, 1767-1820 (With other Miscellaneous Records) Transcribed By Mary Leigh Boisseau
Pittsylvania Co, Va
http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2008/01/pittsylvania-county-va-early-records.html

1785 Pittsylvania Co Va
Suffiah Gowing 3 slaves over 16, 5 slaves under 16, 3 horses, 10 cattle [frame 236]
Jesse Going 1 tithe 3 horses, 5 cattle [frame 237]. http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/pittsylvania.htm

1785 – Seth Going,
Virginia Census – Head of household with 12 white. Pittsylvania Co – pg 100.
Pittsylvania Co., Va
http://www2.census.gov/prod2/decennial/documents/1790m-04.pdf

1785 Feb 25 – Page 49; At a vestry held for Camden Parish at Pittsylvania Courthouse on Monday, the 25th day of February 1785 for laying the parish levy—Present BENJAMIN LANKFORD, WILLIAM HARRISON, JOHN PARKS, THOMAS TERRY, ABRA SHWLTON, JOSHUA STONE, LODOVICK TUGGLE, JOHN BUCKLEY, & ARMISTEAD SHELTON, gent.
1785 Feb 25 To Jesse Barker for keeping Anna Gowing, a pensioner 2000 lbs. tob. in Camden Parish vestrybook, Pittsylvania
Extracted from: Vestry Book of Camden Parish, 1767-1820 (With other Miscellaneous Records) Transcribed By Mary Leigh Boisseau
Pittsylvania Co, Va
http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2008/01/pittsylvania-county-va-early-records.html

1785 Dec 19 – Sophia same as Seth or Lethe or Sethe
1785 Dec 19 – She was called Seth Gowing when the deed was proved in court on 19 December 1785.
Pittsylvania Co, Va.
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Gibson_Gowen.htm

1786 November – Records found in the court order books at Pittsylvania Court House
November Court 1786
Robert Williams Attorney for the Commonwealth of Virginia……..Plantiff
Against
Sophia Gowing……….Defendant
1786 Nov State of Va v. Sophia Gowing On a Petition for dealing with a Negro in Pittsylvania
Pittsylvania Co, Va.
http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2008/01/pittsylvania-county-va-early-records.html

1786 Pittsylvania Co Va
Jesse Gowing 1 tithe 2 horses [frame 257]
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/pittsylvania.htm

1786-1791 – Page 51 was missing from the book but the index list John Gowen/Gowing/Going
Page 52 was missing from the book but the index list Anna/Anne/Nanney Gowen/Gowing/Going
Extracted from: Vestry Book of Camden Parish, 1767-1820 (With other Miscellaneous Records) Transcribed By Mary Leigh Boisseau
Pittsylvania Co, Va
http://lumbeeindiansandgoinsfamily.blogspot.com/2008/01/pittsylvania-county-va-early-records.html

1787 Pittsylvania Co Va
Jesey Goin 1 tithe 1 horse 2 cattle [frame 280]
Sythe Going 1 tithe 3 slaves over 16, 3 slaves 12-16, 3 horses, 10 cattle [frame 281]
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/pittsylvania.htm

1788 Pittsylvania Co Va
Sufiah Gowing 1 slave 3 horses [frame 343]
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/pittsylvania.htm

1789B Pittsylvania Co Va
Gowing, Safiah 1 slave over 16, 3 horses [frame 428]
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/pittsylvania.htm

1790 Pittsylvania Co Va
Gowin, Sherwood 1 tithe 1 horse [frame 476]
Gowin, Sufiah 1 slave over 16, 1 slave 12-16, 3 horses
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/pittsylvania.htm

1791 Pittsylvania Co Va
Gowing, Sherwood 1 tithe 1 slave over 16, 1 slave 12-16, 5 horses [frame 515]
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/pittsylvania.htm

1792 Sept 3 – Page 73; At a meeting of the Overseers of the Poor for Camden Parish held at Pittsylvania Courthouse on Monday, the 3rd day of September 1792: PRESENT:
WILLIAM HARRISON, ROBERT HARRISON, THOMAS SMITH, WILLIAM WITCHER, JOHN SMITH, BRYAN W. NOWLIN, JOHN STAMPS, CREED TANNER, CHARLES LEWIS, JR., DAVID HUNT, ISAAC CLEMENTS, & WM. WILKINSON.
DAVID HUNT, gent., is chosen President.; CRISPIN SHELTON, JR., is appointed clerk.
The county is to the following claimants made debts. For the year 1792:
1792 Sept 3 – To Nanney Going, to be deposited in the hands of William Wilkinson for her use 6.5 lbs. Camden Parish vestrybook, Pitsylvania Co, Va.
Extracted from: Vestry Book of Camden Parish, 1767-1820 (With other Miscellaneous Records) Transcribed By Mary Leigh Boisseau
Pittsylvania Co, Va
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1793 Pittsylvania Co Va
Gowing, Sufiah & Sherwood 1 tithe 1 slave over 16, 4 horses [frame 598] .  http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/pittsylvania.htm

1793 Sept 2 – Page 76; At a meeting of the overseers of the Poor for Camden Parish held at Pittsylvania Courthouse on Monday, the 2nd of September 1793. Present:
DAVID HUNT, WILLIAM HARRISON, THOMAS SMITH, WILLIAM WITCHER, JOHN SMITH, BRYAN W. NOWLIN, CREED TANNER, CHARLES LEWIS, JR., and WILLIAM WILKINS 9sic).
The county is to the following claimants made debt. For the year 1793:
1793 Sept 2 – To Nanney Going, to be deposited in the hands of William Wilkinson for her use 6.5 lbs. Camden Parish vestrybook, Pittsylvania Co, Va
Extracted from: Vestry Book of Camden Parish, 1767-1820 (With other Miscellaneous Records) Transcribed By Mary Leigh Boisseau
Pittsylvania Co, Va
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1794 Pittsylvania Co Va
Going, Safiah 1 slave over 16, 4 horses [frame 623]
Going, Sherwood 1 tithe 2 horses
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1794 Sept 1 – Page 79; At a meeting of the Overseers of the Poor for Camden Parish held at Pittsylvania Courthouse on Monday, the 1st day of September 1794: PRESENT:
DAVID HUNT, ISAAC CLEMENT, BRYANT WARD NOWLIN, ROBERT HARRISON, THOMAS SMITH, WILLIAM WILKINSON, & CREED TANNER.
DAVID HUNT resigned as President, and ISAAC CLEMENT is appointed instead thereof.
The county is to the following claimants made dr. for the year 1794.
1794 Sept 1 – To Nanney Going, to be deposited in the hands of William Wilkinson for her use 8 lbs. Camden Parish vestrybook, Pittsylvania Co, Va.
Extracted from: Vestry Book of Camden Parish, 1767-1820 (With other Miscellaneous Records) Transcribed By Mary Leigh Boisseau
Pittsylvania Co, Va
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1795B Pittsylvania Co Va
Gowing, John 1 tithe 1 horse [frame 694]
Gowing, Jesse 1 tithe 2 horses
Gowing, Sherwood & Mother 1 tithe 2 slaves 12-16, 5 horses
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1796B Pittsylvania Co Va
Gowing, Sherwood 1 tithe 1 slave 12-16, 5 horses
Gowing, John 1 tithe 1 horse
Gowing, Jesse 1 tithe 2 horses
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1797A Pittsylvania Co Va
Going, John 1 tithe 1 horse [frame 768]
Going, Sherwood & Mother 1 tithe 1 slave 12-16, 4 horses
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1798A Pittsylvania Co Va
Going, Shadrack & Mother 1 tithe 1 slave 12-16, 5 horses [frame 41]
Going, Benjamin 1 tithe [frame 42]
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1798 March 20 – Sophia Going Sr was called the administrator of the estate of Alexander Going, deceased, when she was sued by Sophia Going, Junior, on 20 March 1798.  Pittsylvania Co, Va
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1798 Nov – Court: Clopton v Going, Nov 1798, , Pittsylvania, Virginia, USA. “November Court 1798
George Clopton … Demandant
Against
Sophia Going, Jesse Going, John Going and Sherwood Going .. Tenants – Upon a Writ of Right…” Pittsylvania Co, Va
1798 May 21- Sophia Going Sr, John Going, Jesse Going, and Sherwood Going sued by George Clompton
on testimony of James Saunders of Caswell County, North Carolina. Sophia, Sr., was apparently living on land claimed by George Clopton on 21 May 1798 when he sued Sophia, John, Jesse and Sherwood Going as tenants [Orders 1783-7, 354; 1795-8, 461, 479, 486; 1798-1801, 23, 59].  Pittsylvania Co, Va
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1798 Nov 20 – Sophia Going, Jr., mother of illegitimate child Benjamin Going bound out by the Pittsylvania County court on 20 November 1798 [Orders 1798-1801, 58].  Pittsylvania Co, Va.  http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Gibson_Gowen.htm

1799A Pittsylvania Co Va
Going, Sophire & son 1 tithe 1 slave 12-16, 4 horses [frame 112]
Going, John 1 tithe 1 horse
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1799 Nov 21 – Sophia Going Jr., perhaps suing for her part of her father’s estate, was awarded 20 pounds, 5 shillings by a jury on 21 November 1799. – Sherwood Going became a defendant in the suit when Sophia, Sr., failed to meet the payment of a bond [Orders 1798-1801, 109, 180, 204, 233] Pittsylvania Co, Va
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1800 B Pittsylvania Co Va
Going, Shadrick & Mother 1 tithe 1 slave 12-16, 4 horses [frame 226]
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1800 June 16 – Sophia Going Sr to Sherwood Going
Deed: Gift or personal property from Sophia Gowen to her son Sherwood, 16 Jun 1800, Pittsylvania, Virginia, USA. Image and transcription courtesy Beth Carruth 2014
Sophia Going to Sherwood Going 1800 household goods and stock
Be it remembered that these presents comes Greeting and made known to all whom it may concern that Whereas my Son Sherwood Going hath paid and advanced sundry sums of Money for me at divers times to amount equal in value to what shall be herein after conveyed to compensate him. Be it known that I Sophia Going of the County of Pittsylvania and State afd. as well for the foregoing consideration as for the love I bear for him as a Child do by these presents make over, sell, alien, enfeoff and confirm to him the said Sherwood Going, and do moreover deliver by Virtue of this Indenture to the sd Sherwood and his heirs for ever the following property, to wit, Negro Sary Negro Tom, one Sorrel Mare, one dark bay Horse, Colt, two Cows, one Stear yearling one Heifer yearling, one Desk, one Chest, one Cubbard, two Beds and furnature – Six puter basons, one dozen and half of puter plates, two dozen of Earthen plates, one pare of Stillards and the hole of my Castings and one Walnut Table, two Bedsteads, five Chairs, three Warter Vessels, one Case of Knives & forks and all her plantation Utensils and thre Pewter Dishes, one box Iron & heaters. Which said goods and Chattles, Stock, furniture and other property I the said Sophia do & will Warrant and for ever defend against the claim or demand of all and every Person or persons whatsoever but to the only proper use and behoof of him the said Sherwood and is heirs and assigns for ever And further covenant to Warrant and defend a good and Lawful title in and to the said Property to him the said Sherwood and to his heirs and assigns for ever In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my Seal this 16th day of April 1800 – Suffiah Gowin (seal)
Sealed and delivered in the presence off.. John Winters, Wm. Wright
At a Court held for Pittsylvania County June the 16th. 1800 – This Bill of Sale was presented in Court and proved by the Oaths of two of the witnesses thereto to be the act and deed of the within named Sophia Gowing party thereto Ordered that the same be recorded –
Teste Will Tunstall C P C
From Pittsylvania County Deed Book 12, p. 153″
1800 June 16 Sherwood Going and Sophia Going Pittsylvania Va bk 12 153
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1802A Pittsylvania Co Va
Going, Sitha & son 1 tithe 2 slaves 12-16, 3 horses [frame 376]
Going, John Free Negroe 1 tithe 2 horses
Smith, James Negroe with Shad Going 1 tithe [frame 384]
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1803A Pittsylvania Co Va
Going, John Negroe 1 tithe 2 horses [frame 402]
Going, Benjamin 1 tithe 1 horse
Going, Jesse 1 tithe 1 horse
Going, Setha & Son 1 tithe 2 slaves 12-16, 3 horses
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1804A Pittsylvania Co Va
Going, Sitha & son 1 tithe, 1 slave 12-16, 4 horses [frame 473]
Going, Benjamin 1 tithe 1 horse
Going, John at James Bruces 1 tithe 2 horses
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1805A Pittsylvania Co Va
Going, Benjamin 1 tithe 1 horse [frame 498]
Going, Setha & son 2 tithes 1 slave 12-16, 4 horses [frame 499]
Going, Richard 1 tithe
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1805 Sept 16 John Goins purchases from James Bruce 125 acres in Pittsylvania County, Virginia bounded by John Adams line, formerly Bruce’s, thence on George Cumps line, thence on David Irby’s lines, thence between Goen and Bruce. Signed: James Bruce. Wits: Thomas Parmin, David Bailey, William Bruce. Proved up on Sept 16, 1805 by James Bruce. Pittsylvania Va Deed bk 14 p. 383
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1806B Pittsylvania Co Va
Going, Jno Molatto 1 tithe 1 horse [frame 547]
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1806A Pittsylvania Co Va
Going, Richard with J. Hill 1 tithe 2 horses [frame 568]
Going, Shadrack & Mother 1 tithe 1 slave 12-16, 2 horses
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1807A Pittsylvania Co Va
Going, Shadrack & Mother 1 tithe 1 slave 12-16, 1 horse
Going, Richard 1 tithe 2 horses
Going, Jesse 1 tithe 2 horses
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1807B Pittsylvania Co Va
Going, John Molattoe 1 tithe 1 horse [frame 619]
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1809 Pittsylvania Co Va
Going, Vincent & Alexander 2 tithes [frame 661]
Going, Jesse 1 tithe 1 horse
Going, Richard 1 tithe 2 horses
Going, Sitha 1 slave 12-16, 1 horse
Going, Shadrack 1 tithe 1 slave 12-16, 3 horses
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1810 Pittsylvania Co Va
Going, John Free negro Sycamore 1 tithe 1 horse [frame 685]
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1810B Pittsylvania Co Va
Shadrack Going 1 tithe 1 slave over 16, 5 horses [frame 709]
Richard Going 1 tithe 1 horse
Jesse Going 1 tithe 1 horse [frame 710]
Alexander Going 1 tithe 1 horse [frame 711]
Vincent Going 1 tithe 1 horse
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1811 B, 42nd Regiment and South District by James M. Williams, Pittsylvania County, Va
Sherwood Going 2 tithes 1 slave over 16, 5 horses [frame 736]
Richard Going 1 tithe 3 horses
John Going 1 tithe 1 horse
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1811 101st Regiment by James Hart, Pittsylvania County
Going, John free Negro 1 tithe 1 horse
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1812 List of James Hart
Going, John Free negro 1 tithe 2 horses [frame 782]
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1812 42nd
Going, Sherwood 2 tithes 1 slave over 16, 5 horses [frame 805]
Going, Richard 1 tithe 2 horses
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1813 A, Pittsylvania County
Richard Going 1 tithe 1 slave 12-16, 3 horses
Shearwood Going 2 tithes 1 slave over 16, 4 horses
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1813 B, Pittsylvania County
Going, John & wife & daughter free Negroes (3) 1 tithe 2 horses [frame 37]
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1814
Going, John (Mulatto) 1 tithe 2 horses
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1814 List of James M. Williams, Pittsylvania County
Sherwood Going 2 tithes 1 slave over 16, 2 horses [frame 85]
Richard Going 1 tithe 1 slave 12-16, 2 horses
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1814 Nov 15 – Sophia Gowin to Sherwood Gowin
Deed: Sophia Gowin 200 acres to son Sherwood, 15 Nov 1814, , Pittsylvania, Virginia, USA. 9 Transcription of deed between Sophia Going and her son Sherwood giving him 200 acres of land. 1814, Pittsylvania County, VA. This land makes up half of the acreage owned by Sophia Going.
1814 Pittsylvania County, VA. From Pittsylvania County Deed Book 19, page 27-28
Image and transcription courtesy Beth Carruth 2014
“This Indenture, made this fourteenth day of October in the year of our Lord Christ Eighteen Hundred and fourteen, Between Sophia Gowin and her son Sherwood Gowin both of the County of Pittsylvania & State of Virginia, Witnesseth, that the said Sophia Gowin for the natural affection which she has and do bear towards her son and more especially for the care he has taken of me in my old age have given and granted to him the said Sherwood and to his heirs and assigns forever a Certain Tract piece or parcel of Land situate lying and being in the County and State aforesaid adjoining the state line and bounded as follows, To wit, Beginning at a pine on the state line James Parrishes Corner and runing West with the state line to a red oak on Coxes line then North with Coxes line so far as to make two Hundred Acres adjoining the state line making the Land on an oblong square including two forks of rattlesnake Creek and the plantation whereon the said Sherwood now lives together with all and singular the appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appurtaining and the said Sophia Gowin doth for herself her Heirs and assigns warrant and forever defend the right and title of said Land and premises, In Witness whereof she hath hereunto set her hand and affixed her seal the day and Year first above written –
Sophia her+mark Gowin (seal)
Signed Sealed and Delivered in presence of –
Dan’l Farley Fauntleroy, Allen Peyton Going, Stephen T. Woodson
At a Court held for Pittsylvania County the 15th day of November 1814 The within written Deed of Gift was presented in Court and proved by the oaths of three witnesses thereto subscribed to the act and Deed of the within named Sophia Gowin party thereto and ordered to be recorded –  Teste Will Tunstall Cl.  From Pittsylvania County, Va Deed Book 19, page 27-28″.  Pittsylvania Co, Va.  1814 Nov 15 Sherwood Gowin and Sophia Gowin Pittsylvania Va bk 19 27
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1815 List of James M. Williams
Richard Going 1 tithe 1 slave 12-16, 3 horses [frame 114]
Sherod Going 2 tithes 2 slaves 12-16, 7 horses
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1815 List of James Hart, Pittsylvania County
John Goin & son FN 47, 2 tithes 2 horses
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1816 Pittsylvania County, Va
Going, John free Negro 2 tithes 2 horses [frame 172]
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1816 List of James M. Williams
Sherwood Going 3 tithes 5 horses
Richard Going 1 tithe 2 slaves over 16, 2 horses [frame 201]
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1816 July 20 John Going free negro and Will Tunstall Clerk of Pitts – That of John Going free negroe by the hands of Capt William S Clark three dollars and fifteen cents to redeem one hundred and twenty five acres of land charged on the books of the commissioners of the revenues of said County to said John Going and returned by the Sheriff of said County for the nonpayment of the taxes due thereon for the years 1807 and 1809 which lands was voted in the President and directors of the literary fund for the want of a bidder when offered for sale by the Sheriff of Pittsylvania County pursuant to an act concerning taxes on land passed the 9th day of Feb 1814. Signed Tunstall Clerk of Pittsylvania. Pittsylvania Va bk 20 p. 101
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1816 Nov 25 Mary Going and William Simms – Mary Ann Arnett, Joseph Arnett, and Polly his wife, Mary Carver alias Mary Going, sale Mary Arnett of the County of Pittsylvania Virginia, and James Saunders and Peggy his wife sale Peggy Arnett of Caswell County in the State of North Carolina of the one part, and William Simms of the Town of Danville in the County of Pittsylvania aforesaid of the other part, Mary Arnett, Joseph Arnett and Polly his wife, Mary Carver alias Going, and James Saunders and Peggy his wife, for due consideration . . . of William Simms . . . sell to William Simms half an acre in the Town of Danville. Signed Mary Ann Arnett, Mary Carver alias Going, Mary Arnett, Joseph Arnett, James Saunders, Peggy Saunders. Wits: James Patton, John Harrison, Nath Wilson, Jno Noble, John Ross, Thomas Stuart. Pittsylvania Va bk 20 270
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1817 List of James Hart, Pittsylvania County
Going, John 2 tithes 3 horses [frame 226]
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/virginiatax.htm

1817 List of James M. Williams
Sherwood Going 2 tithes 6 horses [frame 258]
Richard Going 1 tithe 1 slave over 16, 1 horse [frame 259]
Going, Jno fn 2 tithes 1 horse [frame 394]
http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/virginiatax.htm

1817 Oct 11 Sethy Goins and William Linn – William Linn of Danville, Virginia to Sethy Goin alia Sethy Logan of Pittsylvania County, Virginia, land adj to Seeves Cox and Atkinson, containing 58 acres. Signed: William Linn. Wits: Thomas Stewart, Thos Rawlins, Wm Estes, S Binion. Proved up Aug 21, 1829. Pittsylvania Va bk 23 p338
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1818 List of James M. Williams
Sherwood Going 1 tithe 4 horses
Peyton Going 1 tithe 1 horse
Richard Going 1 tithe 2 slaves over 16, 2 horses
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1818 Feb 10 John Goin and Charles Callaway Sr – Charles Calloway Sr sells 98 acres of land to John Goin in Pittsylvania County, Va. Signed Charles Callaway. Wits: Joel T. Adams and John Ward Jr. Pittsylvania Va bk 21 381
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1819, Pittsylvania County
Sherwood Going 1 tithe 3 horses [frame 365]
Richard Going 1 tithe 2 slaves over 16, 1 horse [frame 366]
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1819 List of James Hart
Going, John FN 3 tithes 3 horses [frame 405]
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1820 List of Leonard Claiborne
John Going FN & sons 3 tithes 2 horses [frame 434]
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1820 Williams District, Pittsylvania County
Peyton Going 1 tithe [frame 455]
Sherwood Going 1 tithe 3 horses
Richard Going 1 tithe 1 slave over 16, 1 slave 12-16, 1 horse
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1821 List of Thomas Williams
Sherod Going 4 horses
Sytha Going 1 horse [frame 483]
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1821 List of Leonard Claiborn
John Going FN & sons 2 horses [frame 520]
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1821 Nov 19 James D. Patton, Doctor C. Williams, and Holloway Pass, Commissioners appointed by the County Court of Pittsylvania on one part, and Thomas Stamps of Halifax County on the other part – Thomas Stamps purchases 200 acres in Pittsylvania County formerly owned by Sophia Going decd and bounded by John Hicks, Thomas Atkins, Sab? Cox, and Sherwood Going. Signed: James D Patton, D C Williams, Halloway Pass. Wits: John Ross, Robert Ross, William Linn. Pittsylvania Va bk 24 277
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1822 List of James Nance
John Going FN 4 horses [frame 556]
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1822, Pittsylvania County
Sytha Going 1 horse
Sherwood Going 3 horses
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1823 List of Thomas Tunstall
Sytha Going 1 horse [frame 628]
Sherwood Going 4 horses
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1823 List of James Nance
John Going FN 3 horses [frame 659]
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1821 – 1824 Sherwood Going
Mixed Probate Records, Pittsylvania County, VA
Book 7, 1821-1824
Going, Sherwood – also spelled Gowin
Pittsylvania County, VA
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1823 Nov 14 John Gowin of Pittsylvania County to Francis Abston 125 acres bounded by John Adams, formerly James Bruce, and by George Camps line, and David Earlys line. Signed: John Gowin. Pittsylvania Va bk 26 61
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1823 Nov 18 Elizabeth Going widow of Sherrod Going decd of Pittsylvania County, Va., to William Dix Jr 73 acres being 1/3 of the land formerly owned by Sherrod Going containing 220 acres. Signed: Elizabeth Going. Wits: Jas M William, Jno Noble, Nath Wilson, Geo H Baskervill.
1824 Jan 22 Betw Doctor C Williams, Joseph Mottley, Josiah Dobbs, and Timmothy Stamps, commissioners appointed by County Court of Pittsylvania to sell lands of Sherwood Going decd. of one part, and William Dix Jr of the other part. Sherwood Going died seized of 200 acres of land subject to dower of Elizabeth Going the widow of said Sherwood Going decd. Land lying on both sides of Rattlesnake Creek and bounded by the State line, Dix’s line, Cox’s line, Lindsey’s line, Parrick’s line. Signed: D C Williams, Joseph Motley, Dabbs. Wit: Nath Wilson.  Pittsylvania Va bk 26 110-111
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1824 November 8 John Goin places his son Thomas Goin bound to Francis Callaway to be an apprentice with Francis Calloway and as an apprentice to dwell until Thomas Goin shall attain the age of twenty one years which will be on the fifth day of June 1827John Goin does covenant and agree to and with the said Francis Calloway that the said Thomas Goin shall serve in all such lawfull business as the said Thomas Goin shall be put into by his master the said Francis Caloway . . . Francis Calloway will truly instruct the said Thomas Goin in the art of farming and will use all diligence to make Thomas Goin as perfect in the said arts of farming as possible. Francis Calloway will allow Thomas Goin good and sufficient meat drink apparrel during the said term . . . Signed: John Goin, Francis Calloway. Wits: Charles S Adams, Charles Clement, Charles W Adams. Pittsylvania Va bk 27 p38
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1824 May 17 Rhoda Gowing and Nancy Shackleford
I Nancy Shackleford of Pittsylvania for the natural love and affiction which I bear to my daughter Rhoda Gowing of Pittsylvania . . . give the following property vizt two feather beds and furniture, one cow and calf, one bay mare, twelve head of hogs, one pot, one Dutch oven, one skillett, one tin kettle, one pewter dish, six pewter plates, five chairs, one pine chest, one planter lawn, six earthen plates, one loom, and gear, one wine sifter to have and to hold the above named property for her the said Rhoda Gowing her heirs and assigns forever . . . Signed: Nancy Shackleford. Pittsylvania Va bk 26 257
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1824 April 24 John Goin Sr to Elizabeth Cockram twenty acres on Tinkers Creek and along the State line. Signed: John Going. Pittsylvania Va bk 26 281
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1828 Aug 18 Peyton Going of the first part to John Noble of the second part, Wilson and Baskervill of the third part, and Nathaniel Wilson of the fourth part. One dollar paid to Peyton Gowing by John Noble – has bargained the following property – three feather beds and furniture, three bed steads, 2 pine tables, one walnut table, one dozen split bottom chairs, one blue cupboard and contents, one walnut chest, one trunk, one loom, one spinning wheel, one clock, one doz knives and forks, one tea kette, three dutch ovens, two potts, all my earthen and glass ware, to have, hold possess and enjoy the said above mentioned property he the said Noble his heirs forever… Wilson, Baskervill (payment terms). Signed: Peyton Gowing, John Noble, Wilson and Baskervill, Nath Wilson. Pittsylvania Va bk 30 273
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1830 Dec 20 – Josiah Cost of Pittsylvania to James Goin and Burwell Going both of Pittsylvania, conveys 148 acres of land on John S Adams line, Jeremiah C Anderson’s line. Signed: Josiah Cox. Pittsylvania Va bk 32 216
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1831 July 19 John Going Sr of the first part, Daniel Marr of the second part, and John Going Jr of the third part, whereas the said John Goin Sr is justly indebted to the said John Goin Jr in the sum of $331.43 due by bond – payable on demand. In consideration John Goin Sr conveys 98 acres of land to Daniel Marr in Pittsylvania on both sides of Tinker Creek . . . also the following personal property – John Goins last years crops of tobacco supposed to be about 1200 lbs. One yearling, one steex, one oxe, 2 wagon plough, 2 shovel ploughs, 2 coulters, 2 axes, 2 hoes, 2 sets of gear, one pare of waggon wheels, 8 hogs and all his household nd kitchen furniture, also his this years crops of wheat supposed to be about 12 bushels and one mans saddle – to have to hod the said tract of land (except about 25 acres thereof conveyed by said John Goin Sr to Bety Cochran by deed of record). Signed: John Goin Sr. Pittsylvania Va bk 32 451
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1832 April 6 John Going Sr of the first part and Robert Harrison Sheriff of the second part. John Going Sr is now in custody of Thomas Marrman deputy for Robert Harrison Sheriff by notice of a case in favor of Stephen Terry.  Being desirous to pay the debt payment of a parcel of land on Tinkers Creek with 73 acres adjoining John S Adams, William Anderson. Signed: John Going. Pittsylvania Va bk 33 307
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1832 July 13 Daniel Marr of the first part and John Goin Jr of the second part . . . regarding a certain parcel of land containing 98 acres in Pittsylvania County on both sides of Tinkers Creek. Signed: Daniel Marr, John Goin Jr. Wits: Stephen Chaffin, Francis Callaway and Eliza Callaway. Pittsylvania Va bk 33 413
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1838 March 30 John Goen Jr of Franklin County, Ohio and John Franklin of the County of Pittsylvania Va, and James Franklin of the County of Campbell, Virginia . . . John Goen Jr sells 98 acres on Tinkers Creek to John Franklin and James Franklin, except 25 acres which was deeded to Betsey Cochron by John Goen Senr, adj Stephen R Smith. Signed: John Goen Jr. Pittsylvania Va bk 41 236
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1841 Jan 21 James R Going and wife Eliza J his wife of Halifax County, Va of the one part and Harden Watson and William Watson of Henry County Virginia of the other part. James R Going and Eliza J his wife sell a tract of land on Sandy Rier containing 220 acres bounded by Robertsons line, Petty’s line. Signed: James R Going, Eliza J Going. Wit: S M Thornton, Stinson Watson, George W Bell. Pittsylvania Va bk 44 427.
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1847 Oct 27 between Susan Martin of Pittsylvania and Wm H Mustain of the second part and Wm H Going of the third part. Susan Martin is indebted to Wm H Going . . . one hundred acres of land and personal property (listed). Signed: Susan Martin. Wit: A Mustain. Pittsylvania Va bk 51 70
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1847 Nov 9 between Josiah Cox of Pittsylvania and James Going of Pittsylvania conveys to James Going a tract of land bounded by John S Adams, crossing Ralphs Branch, James and Burrell Goins line, containing 30 acres of land. Signed: Josiah Cox. Pittsylvania Va bk 51 82
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