Virginia – Prince Edward 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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Prince Edward map

Parent County

1752–Prince Edward County was created 27 February 1752 from Amelia County.
County seat: Farmville [2]

(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)

Map of North Carolina and Virginia border area and locations of families living in those areas (click to enlarge)

Neighboring Counties

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).

Virginia Counties along or near southern border with North Carolina:

North Carolina Counties along or near Virginia’s southern border:

INFO:

Prince Edward County, Virginia

1753 Bedford and Prince Edward County, Va added: 

1753 Rowan Co, NC added: 

Thomas Going was in Brunswick County, Virginia until 1767, and then shows up in Prince Edward County, Virginia in 1770. He is last seen in Prince Edward County in 1806 (his sons John and James in 1802 and 1803). They next show up in Charlotte County, Virginia in 1807.

1760 Dec 16 – To Micael McDearman for taking care of Rice in small pox – 2.3.0
The vestry book (1755-61) : St. Patrick Parish, Prince Edward County, Virginia. pg 10.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4X-9HC2-N?i=14&cat=365260

1765 May 20 (proved up in court) 1765 Jan 30 (will written) LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF MICHAEL MCDEARMONDRO
IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN, I Michael McDearmondro of the Parish of St. Patrick county of Prince Edward being sick and weak in body but of sound in memory praised be God do make ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner following, Viz.
-Imprimis-First in order I bequeath my Soul into the hand of Almighty God my Maker and Redeemer hoping through the meritorious Death passion of Jesus Christ my Savior Redeemer, to receive free pardon of my sins and my body to be buried at the discretion of my Executors hereafter named.
-Imprimis-I order all my just debts to be paid by me Executors and for that purpose I desire that my home and tract of land wheron I now live may be sold as soon as convenient may be sold at public sale and the amount over that is over and above paying my debts to be equally divided between my wife Katharine my daughter Judith & my two sons Brian & James only paying my son Dudley ten pounds.
-Item-I give and bequeath to my beloved Wife Katherine a feather bed furniture and best in my house and bedsted and after her decease to my daughter Judith.
-Item-I give and bequeath to my Son, James the next best bed in my house and furniture.
-Item-I give and bequeath to my Son, Brian the other bed and furniture & the remaining part of my household goods I desire to be equally divided between my wife and daughter Judith two sons Brian & James my cattle I desire to be equally divided between my wife and Daughter Brian & James I also desire that my bay Colt be sold at public sale my grinstone two wedges to my son James also I give bequeath to my son James a Jack plow & pole ax Sie grubing hoe & I give and bequeath to my Son Brian a plow hoe and ax grubing hoe and I desire ten barrels of corn to be sold for the maintenance of the family and the Stock, and I do hereby constitute appoint my good friends Richard Woodson, Richard Burks & Thomas Owen, Executors of this my Will declaring this to by my last Will Testament hereby revoking all former Will by me made preceeding this date.
Given under my hand seal this 30 day January 1765.
Signature: Michel McDearmondro
Signed Sealed as his last Will and Testament in presence of us
Wit: John Clarke, Alexander Womack, James Rultledge Junr
At a Court held for Prince Edward County the 20th day of May 1765:
This Last Will of Michale McDearmondro dec’d was presented in court by Thomas Owen, one of the executors therein named and proved by the witnesses & ordered to be recorded reserving liberty to the other Executors to take execution thereof if they think fit. John LeNeve Clk
(Note: Inventory follows, signed by Thomas Owen ex’r, and by Thomas Clark, James Rutledge, and James Hamlett. The Inventory was filed with the court on Aug 19, 1765.
Will Book 1, p. 71. Prince Edward County, Virginia
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29802?token=Ud2GeY4Yk2hBHIV9xiK4Th0TF4%2F%2FBWHr4s8yhcTajQo%3D (pg 71)
https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/29805?token=fllmx1Dm5srpanG55EEH1MOO8CU%2B3lXyGe71nLehVS0%3D (pg 72)
https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/1422988:62347?tid=&pid=&queryId=c2c7b4854be224b03e18c949b2d82a77&_phsrc=UnV1521&_phstart=successSource

1766 Dec 17 – To Dudley McDearman for removing Robertson out of ye parish – 1.5.0
The vestry book (1755-61) : St. Patrick Parish, Prince Edward County, Virginia. pg 25.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4X-9HCK-X?i=29&cat=365260

1767 May Ct – Ordered that Henry Watkins, William Booker and James Scott, gentlemen do settle the account current of the Estate of Michael McDermonro decd and report to next Court.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order Bk. 4 p. 18
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1767 June Ct – An Account Current of the Estate of Michael McDermonro decd being returned and ordered that the same be recorded.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order Bk. 4 p. 25
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1768 June 15 – John Rutledge to Dudley McDermon, Deed bk 3, p 308. Prince Edward Co, Va
… between John Rutledge of the Parish of Saint Patrick and County of Prince Edward of the one part and Dudly McDearman of the Parrish and County afsd of the other part .. in consideration of the sum of 11 pounds … sell unto the sd Dudly McDearman … land lying and being in the County fo Prince Edward containing … 74 acres … on Leighs line … to John Jackson’s line … to Henry Dickerson’s line ….
Signed: John Rutledge
Wit: George Davison, Rial Bowman, Bryan McDearman, George Marton.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKV-KSY3-R?i=662&cat=362164

1769 May 15 – Bryant McDearmonroe v. Thomas Owen exr of Brynt McDermonroe decd – Dism
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order Bk. 4 p. 203
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1769 May 15 – Catharine McDermonroe v. Thomas Owen exr of Michael McDermonroe decd – Dism.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order Bk. 4 p. 203
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1769 May 15 – Thomas Owen exr of Michael McDermonroe decd v. Peter Legrand Gent. Petition
It appearing to this court that the Def was not served with a copy of this petition, thereupon ordered that the same be dismissed.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order Bk. 4 p. 204
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1769 July – Bryant McDearmonroe v. Thomas Owen exr of Bryant McDermon decd and George Davidson & Thomas Crawford.
Pet. Dismissed agreed.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order Bk 4 p. 216
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1770 Sept Court – Gowing v. Womack bk 4, p 320
Thomas Gowing, pltf, agt. Alex Womack, dism by the pltf order …
Order book, v. 4, 1767-1770. Prince Edward County, Virginia
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1770 Dec – Neil Buchanan Jr & Co v. Dudley McDearmonroe
Judgment for L35.9. & Costs. Attached effects released. But this judgment (except the costs) is to be discharged by the payment of L17.14.6 like money with interest thereon at 5pct per annum from Dec 25, 1769 til paid.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order Bk 4 p 340
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1771 August 5 – Thomas Gowing fr John Clarke Deed bk 3, p 463. Prince Edward County, Virginia
Received August 5th 1771 of John Clarke my wifes (Fortune sp?), that the said John Clarke was in trust etc with as guardian to Judith McDearmonroe now wife of me. Jury Receive.
Signed: Thomas Gowing
Wit: John Leigh
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1771 Nov – Josiah Whitlock v James McDermonroe & John Frazier. Debt
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order Bk 5 p 88
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1772 Jan 20 – Messr Robert Donald & Co v Dudley McDermonroe. In Case
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order Bk 5 p 92
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1772 Jan 20 – Messr Robert Donald & Co v Bryant McDermonroe. In Case
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order Bk 5 p 92
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1772 Apr – Josiah Whitlock v James McDermonroe and William Frazier.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order Bk 5 p 117
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4N-9YJF?i=77&cat=375513

1772 May James Rice v Dudley McDermonroe
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order Bk 5 p 121
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1772 June – James Rice v Dudley McDermonroe. In Case. Dism at the Plt costs.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order Bk 5 p 138
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1772 June – James Rice v Dudley McDermonroe
Ordered that Dudley McDermonroe pay the following persons as witnesses for him at suit James Rice, vizt.
James Hoggatt for one day – 25 lb tobo
William Frazier for one day – 25 lb tobo
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order Bk 5 p 139
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1772 July – Messrs Robert Dondald & Co v. Thomas Gowing. Pet
By consent of parties ordered that this suit be dismissed.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order Bk 5 p 153
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1772 July – Messrs Robert Dondald & Co v. Donald & Co v. James McDermonroe. In Case
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order Bk 5 p. 154
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1772 July – Messrs Robert Dondald & Co v. Donald & Co v. Bryant McDermonroe & James McDermonroe. In Case
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order Bk 5 p. 154
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4N-9YDS?i=96&cat=375513

1772 Oct 19 – Dudley McDermonroe v John Sadler. Petition
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order Bk 5 p 171
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1772 Oct – Rachel Greenhill assgee of John Leigh adm or James Atwood v. Dudley McDermonroe & J. McDermonroe
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order Bk 5 p 176
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1772 Dec – Dudley McDermonroe v William Childrey
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order Bk 5 p 195
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4N-9YCQ?i=116&cat=375513

1773 Thomas Gowing paid one tithe in Prince Edward County, Virginia
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1773 May – Robert McWhartor v James McDermonroe
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order Bk 5 p 257
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4N-9YCX?i=148&cat=375513

1773 June – Dudley McDermonroe v William Childrey
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order Bk 5 p 264
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4N-9YX3?i=151&cat=375513

1774 Mar – James Callicoat v James McDearmonroe
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order Bk 5 p 389
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4N-9YHC?i=219&cat=375513

1774 Mar – Frederick Vaughn v James McDermonroe & John Frazier
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order Bk 5 p 399
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4N-9YQF?i=224&cat=375513

1774 Apr – Messrs Robert Donald v. Bryant McDearmonroe, James McDermonroe, John Morton & Josiah Cole
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order Bk 5 p 436
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4N-9YHS?i=243&cat=375513

1775 April – Ordered that the Sheriff summon Dudley McDermonroe, John Holloway, William Johnson, William Newbell, and Thomas Gowing, to appear at the next Court to answer such questions as shall then and there be put to them respecting the Gaol of this County being broke open.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order Bk 6. p. 471
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1779 Jan 2 – Dudley McDearman to John S Bowman, Deed bk 6, p 50. Prince Edward Co, Va
between Dudley McDearman of Prince Edward Co of the one part and John S Boman of the said County of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 140 pounds … paid by the said John L Boman … convey unto the said John L Boman … land in the county afsd containing … 74 acres … land purchased of John Rutledge and bounded by the said Rutledge, William Dickenson, Robert Turner & Zachariah Leigh ….
Signed: Dudley McDearmonrow
Wit: William McGehee, William Sadler, Abraham Foster
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKV-NS1S-Q?i=38&cat=362164

1779 April – Frederick Vaughn v James McDearmonroe. In Debt
Abates by Defendant’s death.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order Bk 6. p. 24
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1780 May 10 – William Davison to Thomas Going, Deed bk 6, p 304. Prince Edward County, Virginia
… between William Davison of the County of Prince Edwards of the one part and Thomas Going of the same County afsd of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 30 pounds … sell unto the said Thomas Going … land lying in the County afsd on the Branches of Sandy River containing by estimation 50 acres … bounded … adjoining Richard Blanton’s line and Robert Donald’s line and the said William Davison and John Clarke line … part of a tract of land that the said William Davison bought of James Rutledge Sr …
Signed: William Davison
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1782 personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Going 1 poll, ., ., 1 horse, 6 cattle, ., ., 13, 6
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SK8-D?i=111&cat=693155

1783 Prince Edward County, Virginia 1783 Personal Property
Thomas Gowen – 1 poll over 21 yrs, 1 horse, 5 cattle …
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SKZ-S?i=127&cat=693155

1783 Aug – Ordered that William Whitworth pay Thomas Morton 50 lb tobacco for his attendance two days as a witness for him against Gowing.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 7. 1782-1785 p. 117
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1783 Aug – Ordered that Thomas Gowing pay John Davison 75 lb tobacco for his attendance 3 days as a witness for him at suit Gowing.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 7. 1782-1785 p. 117
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1783 Oct – Ordered that Thomas Gowing pay Reuben Palmer 75 lb tobacco for his attendance three days as a witness for him at suit Whitworth.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 7. 1782-1785 p. 127
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4N-9T5L?i=414&cat=375513

1784 – personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
(No Goings in Tax List)
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1784 June – Mary Holt v Thomas Gowing. Petition
This day came the parties by their attornies, and on hearing the arguments of council on both sides, ordered that this suit be dismissed at the Plaintiff’s cost.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 7. 1782-1785 p 224
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1784 July – William Whitworth v Thomas Gowing
Judgment according to award for 1 pound 3 shillings and 3 pence current money, dismissed at Plaintiff’s cost.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 7. 1782-1785 p 246
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1785 US Census Thomas Gowing was head of family with 7 “white souls” living in one dwelling in Prince Edward County, Virginia

1786 personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Gowing 1 white above 21, ., 1 slave above 16, 1 slave below 16, 2 tithables, 3 horses, 12 cattle
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SKS-R?i=187&cat=693155

1787A personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Gowin ., ., ., 2 horses, 4 cattle
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SK9-N?i=198&cat=693155

1788B personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Gowin 2 horses
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SVT-M?i=235&cat=693155

1789A personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Gowin 2 horses
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SVP-W?i=252&cat=693155

1789 Nov – Sheriff to pay Thomas Going
Ordered that the Sheriff pay Thomas Going 6 pounds, 10 shillings for building a bridge over Mountain Creek.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 9. 1788-1791 p 183
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKV-K5P5?i=380&cat=375513

1790 – Thomas Going v. Richard Blanton, Chancery Court, Prince Edward County, Va….  abt Thomas Going became security for James Turner obligatory for 14.00 pounds. James Turner rented a plantation of Richard Blanton in 1790 James Turner abandoned the plantation some time in 1790 and Richard Blanton took the crop for payment. Thomas Going gave his testimony on November 18 1794.  Others giving testimony or mentioned in the case were: William Whitworth security to Richard Blanton, Susannah Turner wife of James Turner, John Clarke Junr who recd a mare from Susannah Turner, Mary Bowman gave testimony Aug 12, 1796, James Scott gave testimony on Aug 12, 1796, son Richard Blanton Jr gave testimony on August 12, 1796, William King gave testimony on August 12, 1796, John Rudd gave testimony May 18, 1795, William Whitworth gave testimony on August 12, 1796, son Joshua Blanton gave testimony on August 12, 1796, John L Tabb gave testimony on March 17, 1796, John Bowman gave testimony on March 17, 1796, William Whitworth signed an affidavit on May 18, 1795, William Singleton gave testimony on March 17, 1796, John Bowman Senr gave testimony March 17, 1796, Thomas Martin gave testimony noted Feb 16, 1796 by the court (unk when testimony given), Prince Edward County, Virginia. https://www.lva.virginia.gov/chancery/

1790B personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Gowin 2 horses, 0.4.0 amount of tax, 1 tithe.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SVG-M?i=296&cat=693155

1791B personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Gowin 2 horses, 1 tithe.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SVF-Q?i=323&cat=693155

1792B personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Gowin 1 white tithe, 1 horse, 0.2.0 tax.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SV6-R?i=349&cat=693155

1792 March 31 personal tax list showed Thomas Gowin with one white tythe, one horse, for a total of 2 tax in Prince Edward County, Virginia

1793A personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Gowin 2 white tithes, 1 horse, 2.0 tax.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SV8-T?i=359&cat=693155

1793 November 25 – Thomas Going to William Singleton, Deed bk 10, p 67. Prince Edward County, Virginia
… Thomas Going of Prince Edward County of the one part and William Singleton of the same County of the other part … Thomas Going hath bargained and sold unto the said William Singleton one certain tract or parcel of land containing by estimation 40 acres … in the County of Prince Edward on the Waters of Sandy River and bounded … adjoining Col. John Clarke, John Reid, and James Scott lines … land is made over to the said William Singleton for the consideration of his being security or bail for the said Thomas Going in two suit for which the said Thomas Going discharges so that the said Singleton is put to no trouble nor cost then this indenture is void … (if Thomas Going fails to pay, then William Singleton to sell land to pay) …
Signed: Thomas Going
Wit: John Richards, John Bennett, Richard Royall.
Proved up on Feb 17, 1794.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKV-KGCN?i=229&cat=362164

1794B personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Gowen 2 white tithes, 1 horse, 0.2 tax.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SV4-K?i=395&cat=693155

1794 Sept 15 – Thomas Going to Dudley McDearmonro, Deed bk 10, p 185. Prince Edward County, Virginia
… between Thomas Going of the County of Prince Edward of the one part and Dudley McDearmonroe of the same County of the other part … Thomas Going for and in consideration of … 133 dollars and 36 cents … sold unto the said Dudley McDearmonroe …. land containing … 40 acres … bounded by the lands John Rudd, James Scott and Col John Clarke … lying and being in the County of Prince Edward …
Signed: Thomas Going
Wit: William Singleton, Sarah head Lou Singleton, John Going
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKV-KGWD?i=288&cat=362164

1794 Nov – Thomas Gowing v Richard Blanton
On the motion of Thomas Gowing an injunction is granted him to stay execution on a judgment obtained against him by Richard Blanton, he giving bond and security in the sum of 5 pounds and 1400 pounds of tobacco, according to law. Thereupon the said Thomas Going with Dudley McDermonroe his security entered into and acknowledged bond as the law directs. Ordered that a subpoena and injunction issue.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 11. 1793-1797 p. 195
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1795A personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Gowen 2 white tithes, 1 horse, 0.2 tax.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SV4-C?i=405&cat=693155

1795 Aug – Thomas Gowing v Richard Blanton
This cause came on to be heard on the Bill and Answer of the Defendant, agreeable to a Rule for the Pltf to shew cause why his bill afsd should not be dissolved and arguments by counsel, on consideration whereof it is ordered that the Injunction afsd be dissolved, and that the Defendant recover against the Plaintiff his costs about his defense in the behalf expended.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 11. 1793-1797 p. 289
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1796B personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Gowen 3 white tithes.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS79-1SV9-9?i=458&cat=693155

1796 March – Richard Blanton v. Thomas Gowing and George Davidson. Upon a Motion on a forthcoming bond
It appearing to the Court from the Oath of John Whitworth that he delivered the Defendants each a true copy of the notice filed on the 12 day of this month, and the said Defts tho solemnly called not appearing, on the motion of the Pltf by his atty it is considered by the Court that the pltf recover against the Defts 1846 pounds of nill inspected James or Appomattox crop tobacco, also 4 pounds 6 shillings and 2 pence the penalty of said bond, together with his costs in this behalf expended, and the said Defts in mercy etc.
But this judgment is to be discharged by the payment of 923 pounds like tobacco, also 2 pounds 3 shillings and 1 penny with interest thereon at 5 pct per annum from Dec 14, 1795 till payment and the costs.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 11. 1793-1797 p. 368
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1796 May – James Scott v Thomas Gowing. In Chancery
Ordered that a subpoena in Chancery do issue against Dudley McDearmonroe
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 11. 1793-1797 p. 400
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1796 Aug – James Scott v Thomas Gowing & Dudley McDearmonroe
On the motion of the Defts commissioners awarded them to examine and take the depositions of John Smith, Alexander Gordon, Samuel Woolton, Joshua Davison, Alexander McLardy, and John Gum.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 11. 1793-1797 p. 434
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1797A personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Gowen 3 white tithes, 1 horse, 2.0 tax.
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1797 May 15 – Thomas Gowing & Dudley McDearmonroe to James Scott, Deed bk 11, p 135. Prince Edward County, Va
… between Thomas Going and Dudley McDearmonroe of Prince Edward County of the one part and James Scott of the same County of the other part … in consideration of the sum of 30 pounds … sell and deliver unto the said James Scott … land situate lying and being in the County afsd … on the waters of Sandy River containing 40 acres … bounded … at John Rudd’s corner in said Scott’s line near Clarke’s old road …
Signed: Thomas Goin, Dudly McDearmonroe
Wit: George Rudd, Joseph Rutledge, Sally McDearmonroe, Paul M Cunningham, Littleberry Clarke, Thomas Scott, John Rudd
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1797 May – James Scott v Thomas Gowing & Dudley McDearmanroe. In Chancery
By consent of parties it is ordered that this suit be dismissed.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 11. 1793-1797 p. 543
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1797 Nov – Thomas Gowing v Richard Blanton. In Chancery
This cause came on to be heard on the Bill, answer and exhibits, and arguments of the parties by counsel, on consideration whereof it is ordered that this suit be dismissed at the Plaintiff’s costs.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 11. 1793-1797 p. 618
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1798B personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Gowen 2 white tithes, 1 horse
John Gowen 1 white tithe    
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1798 June – Samuel Edmonson v Thomas Goin. Upon a petition
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 12. 1797-1802 p 56
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1798 July – Samuel Edmonson v Thomas Goin. Upon a Petition & Summons
By consent of the Plaintiff by his attorney it is ordered that this petition be dismissed at his costs.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 12. 1797-1802 p 64
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1798 Dec 22- In case of Fuqua v. Walker, Chancery Court, Prince Edward County, Va …  John Goine is mentioned in George Walker’s will. George Walker devises 3 tracts of land to his 3 sons David, Benjamin, and Jacob. The 3 tracts of land he describes are 1) of 1000 acres on the NW side of the River Ohio which I bought of David Walker as heir of Jacob Walker, 2) one of four hundred and seventy four acres (474 acres) on little Barron River in the name of John Scott, 3) and one other tract of one hundred and fifty acres on the south fork of Beaver Creek being the ballance of a tract I sold to John Goine also in the name of John Scott. It is my devise that my property in Virginia should be sold to the best advantage and 300 pounds of the sale should be left in the hands of my son William for the support of my daughter Nancy. The mother of William, David, Benjamin, and Jacob is Priscilla. Jacob is the youngest son, still a minor at the time of the writing of the will . . . I do appoint my son William Walker and George Walker executors . . . found in Chancery Court case Archibald Fuqua v Exrs of George Walker, filed in 1807 in Prince Edward County, Virginia. https://www.lva.virginia.gov/chancery/

1799A personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Gowen 2 white tithes, 1 horse
John Gowen 1 white tithe
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1800A personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
John Gowen 1 white tithe, 1 black tithe.
Thomas Gowen 1 white tithe, 1 horse
James Gowen 1 white tithe.  
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1800 Apr – Thomas Going v Samuel Burtons Estate
Ordered that the following claims against the Estate of Samuel Burton decd to be allowed, viz:
Thomas Goin to the amount of 6.2.4
John Going to the amount of 0.10.0
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 12. 1797-1802 p 243
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1800 May – Frances Bell and John T Newman admx & admr et of William Bell decd v. Thomas Goin & John Davison. In Debt.
This day came the pltfs by their atty and the defts in their proper persons acknowledge the plaintiffs action against them to be just faith debt in the declaration mentioned, therefore it is considered by the Court that the Plaintiffs recover against the defts 16 pounds their debt afst confessed together with their costs in this behalf expended, and the said Defts in mercy.
But this judgment is to be discharged by the pmt of 8 pounds with interest thereon at 6 pct per annum from Feb 27, 1800 till payment and the costs. And the Plaintiffs agree to stay the execution of this judgment till August Ct next.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 12. 1797-1802 p 249
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1800 July – John Going v James Baldwin. Upon a petition and summons
The defendant being solemnly called and not appearing on the motion of the Plaintiff by his atty it is considered by the Court that the plaintiff recover against the defendant 3 pounds the debt in the petition mentioned with interest thereon at 6 pct per annum from June 16, 1800 till pmt together with his costs in this behalf expended.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 12. 1797-1802 p 277
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1801 John Going on a bond mentioned in a lawsuit. John Going is mentioned in a lawsuit filed by the Exr of Richard Blanton vs Richard Blanton Jr. Those mentioned in case are Joshua Blanton, Richd Blanton decd, Richd Blanton Jr, estate of John Blanton was due 19.10 pounds from Richard Blantons estate, John Davidson applied for sum of $30 from Richd Blanton and deposited sum with Richd Blanton Junr a bond due from John Going to the compt for 30 pounds. Deft collected from the said John Going. Elisha Betts gave affid testimony May 17, 1805, John Davison gave affid testimony that “last Oct it was three years that he was present when Richd Blanton lent Joshua Blanton 30 dollars at which time Joshual Blanton gave a bond of one hundred dollars which he had on John Going up to Richd Blanton as security for the lone of the thirty dollars . . . also mentions Jack Clark was dead, affid taken at Thos and Howson Clark’s store. May 17, 1805. John Gowin gave affid testimony that some time in 1803 Ricd Blanton told him that he had traded “for my bond from Joshua Blanton” . . . testimony was given on June 15, 1805 in Thos and Howson Clark’s store in Prince Edward Co, Va, Peter Rutledge gave affid testimony on May 18, 1805, James Blanton gave affid testimony on May 18, 1805, Johnston Young gave affid testimony on Aug 19, 1805, Emanuel Leigh gave affid testimony on May 17, 1805, John Hudson Junr gave affid testimony on May 18, 1805, Prince Edward County, Virginia. https://www.lva.virginia.gov/chancery/

1801B personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
John Gowen 1 white tithe, 1 black tithe, 2 horses
Thomas Gowen 1 white tithe
James Gowen 1 white tithe
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1801 Jan – Peter Nunnally assignee of Theodorick Vann against Thomas Going Deft. Upon a petition.
By consent of the plaintiff by his attorney it is ordered that this petition be dismissed at the Plaintiff’s costs.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 12. 1797-1802 p 330
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1801 March – Thomas Carter & Co v John Going & Peter Nunnally Sr. In Debt
This day came the plaintiffs by their atty and the said Defendants in their proper person acknowledge the Plaintiff’s action agaisnt them to be just for 7 pounds 5 shillings and 2 pence. Therefore it is considred by the Court that the Plaintiffs recover against the said Defendants 7 pounds 5 shillings and 2 pence their debt afsd confessed together with their costs in this behalf expended and the said Defendant in mercy.
But this judgment is to be discharged by the payment of 3 pounds 12 shillings and 7 pence with interest thereone at 6 per centum per annum from the 9 day of June 1800 till payment and the costs. And the Plaintiffs agree to stay execution of this judgment till May Court next.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 12. 1797-1802 p 348
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1801 April 17 – Thomas Going & Dudley McDearmonroe to James Scott – order to obtain wifes’ acknowledgement of deed, Deed bk 14, p 125. Prince Edward County, Va
… whereas Thomas Going & Dudley McDearmonroe by their certain indenture of bargain and sale bearing date the 15th day of May 1797 have sold and conveyed unto James Scott the fee simple Estate of and in 40 acres of land … and whereas Judith the wife of Thomas Going & ____ the wife of said Dudley McDearmonroe cannot conveniently travel to our said county court to make acknowledgment of the said conveyance. … we do give unto you, or any two or more of you, power to receive the acknowledgement which the said Judith & _____ shall be willing to make …. and examine them privily and apart from the said Thomas Going and Dudley McDearmonroe their husbands ….. this writ witness Francis Watkins, Clerk of our said Court the 17th day of April 1801 in the 25th year of the Commonwealth

… the said Judith Going and examined her prively and apart from her husband Thomas Going and the said Judith Going did freely and voluntarily relinquish her right of dower in the said land … this 31 day of July 1806 …
Signed: William Wooton, Thomas Scott.
Return filed on July 20, 1807.
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1802B personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
James Gowen 1 white tithe, 1 horse
Thomas Gowen 1 white tithe
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1802 March – Joshua Blanton and George Davidson exrs of Richard Blanton decd v Thomas Going. Upon a writ of Scire Facias.
Upon a judgment recovered by the said Richard Blanton in his life time to wit the 22 day of Nov 1796 for 7 dollars and 91 cents for his costs by him about his defense at suit said Thomas Going expended.
On the motion of the defendant it is ordered that the judgment obtained against him … in the Clerk office be set aside; and the said defendant by his attorney sayeth that he hath paid to the plaintiffs the judgment …
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 12. 1797-1802 p. 517
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1802 March – Joshua Blanton exr of Richard Blanton decd v Thomas Going and George Davidson. Upon a writ of Scire Facias.
Upon a judgment recovered by the said Richard Blanton in his lifetime against the Defts the 23d day of March 1796 for 1846 pounds of Nill Inspecting James or Appomattox Crop Tobacco also 4 pounds 6 shillings and 2 pence for debt, also 3 dollars and 52 cents for costs. But to be discharged by the payment of 923 pounds like tobacco also 2 pounds, 3 shillings and 1 penny with interest thereon at 5 pct per annum from Dec 14, 1795 till payment and the costs.
On the motion of the Defts it is ordred that the judgment obtained against them at Rules in the Clerk Office be set aside and the said defendants by their atty say that they have paid to the plaintiff the judgment …
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 12. 1797-1802 p. 517
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1802 May – Richard Blanton exors v Thomas Going. Continued
Ordered that Joshua Blanton and George Davidson executors of Richard Blanton decd pay Emanuel J Leigh 53 cents for his attendance, one day as a witness for them against Thomas Going.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 13. 1802-1804 p 22
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1802 Aug – Joshau Blanton & George Davidson exors etc of Richard Blanton decd v Thomas Going. Upon a writ of Scirie facias.
On the motion of the defts commission is awarded him to examine and take the deposition of William Singleton of the State of North Carolina, and that any two magistrates of the said State do execute the same. Ordered that this suit be continued till the next term at the defendant’s costs.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 13. 1802-1804 p 55
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1802 Aug – Joshau Blanton & George Davidson exors etc of Richard Blanton decd v Thomas Going. Upon a writ of Scirie facias.
On the motion of the deft a commision is awarded him to examin and take the deposition of William Singleton of the State of North Carolina and that any two magistrates of the said State do execute the same. Ordered that this suit be continued till the next term at the Defts costs.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 13. 1802-1804 p 55
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1802 Aug – Joshau Blanton & George Davidson exors etc of Richard Blanton decd v Thomas Going. Upon a writ of Scirie facias. (2 cases both same).
By consent of parties. It is ordered that this suit be dismissed.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 13. 1802-1804 p 88
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1803B personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
John Gowing 1 white tithe, 2 black tithes, 1 horse
Thomas Gowing Senr 1 white tithe, 1 horse
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1803 Aug – Commonwealth v James Going
James Going for profane swearing two oaths the 2d day of this month at Mountain Creek Bridge by the information of Sunion Walton, Joel Jackson Jr.
Ordered that proper process do issue on the several foregoing presentments of the Grand Jury.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 13. 1802-1804 p 299
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1803 Aug – Thomas Going v Richard Blanton exors. Continued
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 13. 1802-1804 p 336
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1803 Nov – Thomas Going v Joshua Blanton & George Davidson exrs etc, for Richard Blanton decd. In Case.
On the motion of the defts by their atty it is ordered that the judgment obtained against them at rules in the clerks office be set aside. Thereupon the said defts by their atty come and defend the force and injury … came also a jury, to wit: John Gaulding, Thomas Wilson, Nathaniel Matthews, Phillip Matthews, Hezekiah Brooks, Bartlett Brooks, Daniel Nelson, Noble Ladd, George Lipscomb, Elijah Young, Watthall Marshall and Henry Coleman … say that the Defts did assume upon themselves in manner and form as the pltf against them hath complained … damages 55 pounds 12 shillings and 9 pence besides costs …
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 13. 1802-1804 p 389
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1803 Nov – Thomas Sadler v John Going
On the motion of the deft it is ordered that the judgment obtained against him at rules in the Clerks office be set aside … continued till the next term.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 13. 1802-1804 p 391
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1803 Nov – Ordered that Thomas Going pay the following persons as witnesses for him against Joshua Blanton & George Davidson exors of Richard Blanton, decd.
Catharine Going for her attendance two days – $1.6
James Going for his attendance two days – $1.6
Jane Charlotte Blanton for her attendance two days and traveling 16 miles once – $2.34
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 13. 1802-1804 p 400
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1804B personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Gowing 1 white tithe, 1 horse
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1804 March – Thomas Sadler v John Going. In Case
Ordered that this suit be continued till the next term at the defendants costs
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 13. 1802-1804 p 458
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1804 Nov – John Going v Thomas Walton. Continued
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 14. 1804-1805 p 209
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1805 personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
(No Goings names in lists)
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1805 Jan 2 John Going and Blanks Rutledge file suit against Joseph Farley regarding payments made to John Going for the hire of a negro man named Ned which John Going paid on January 2, 1805. Suit filed August 21, 1811 in Prince Edward County, Virginia. https://www.lva.virginia.gov/chancery/

1805 March – Ordered that John Going pay the following persons as witnesses for him against Thomas Walton
Laban Neal fir his attendance one day 83 cents
Armistead Miller for his attendance one day 83 cents
James McDearman for his attendance one day 83 cents
Nathaniel Jackson for his attendance one day 83 cents
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 14. 1804-1805 p 291
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1805 March – John Going v Thomas Walton. In Case
Ordered that this suit be continued till the next term at the defendants costs.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 14. 1804-1805 p 293
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1805 March – Ordered that John Going pay the following persons as witnesses for him against Samuel Rice
Laban Neal for his attendance one day 53 cents
Arthur Fuqua for his attendance one day 53 cents
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 14. 1804-1805 p 308
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1805 March – John Going v Samuel Rice. In Case.
This day came the Pltf by his atty and thereupon came a jury, towit: Joseph Lewis, Benjamin Paice, Charles Baldwin, Richard Fariz, Anthony Woodson, John Gilchrist, Elijah Bowles, John Rudd, George Lipscomb, Samuel Harper, Joshua Blanton, and John Clarke … do say that the Plaintiff hath sustained damages by occasion of the Defts non performance of the assumption …. 17 pounds 6 shillings and 8 pence besides costs…
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 14. 1804-1805 p 310
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1805 May – Josiah & Thomas Perkinson v Peter Rutledge & John Going. In Debt.
Absolum Farmer came into court and undertook for the defendant Rutledge that in case he shall be cast in this suit he the said Deft Rutledge shall pay and satisfy the consideration of the Court or render his body in prison in execution in discharge thereof or that he the said Absolum Farmer will do it for him, and Richard Blanton came into Court and undertook for the Defendant Going that in case he shall be cast in this suit he shall pay and satisfy the consideration of the court or render his body to prison in execution in discharge thereof or that he the said Richard Blanton will do it for him.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 14. 1804-1805 p 360
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1805 May – John Going v Thomas Walton. In Case
Ordered that this suit be continued till the next term at the defendant’s costs.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 14. 1804-1805 p 360
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1805 May – Ordered that John Going pay the following persons as witnesses for him against Thomas Walton
Nathaniel Jackson for his attendance one day 53 cents
James McDearman for his attendance one day 53 cents
Armistead Miller for his attendance one day 53 cents
Laban Neal for his attendance one day 53 cents
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 14. 1804-1805 p 361
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1805 Aug – John Going v Thomas Walton. In Case
On the motion of the defendant it is ordered that the judgment obtained agt him at rules in the Clerks office be set aside. Thereupon the defendant by his atty comes and defends … thereupon came a jury towit: John Johnson Sr, William Baldwin, George Ring, Samuel N Allen, James MCNeal, Pugh W Price, Jacob Price, Adam Calhoun, Joseph Luviz, Abner Davidson, William Tyree and Samuel Davis … say that the Deft did assume upon himself in manner and form as the plaintiff agt him hath declared… assess the plaintiff’s damages … 60 pounds 7 shillings and 11 pence besides costs …
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 14. 1804-1805 p 443
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1805 Aug – Ordered that John Going pay the following persons as witnesses for him against Thomas Walton
Laban Neal for his attendance 1 day 63 cents
Nathaniel Jackson for his attendance 2 days 1.60 cents
Armistead Miller
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 14. 1804-1805 p 448
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1805 Aug – Ordered that Thomas Walton pay the following persons as witnesses for him a suit John Going
Harrison Cody for his attendance 2 days – $1.06
Larkin Anderson for his attendance 2 days – $1.06
James Bell for his attendance 2 days and traveling 20 miles once – $2.13
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 14. 1804-1805 p 450
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1805 Nov – Commonwealth v James Going. Continued
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 15. 1805-1807 p 53
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1806B personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
Thomas Gowen 1 white tithe, 1 horse
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1806 March – Commonwealth v James Going. Continued
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 15. 1805-1807 p 121
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1806 May – Commonwealth v James Going. Upon a presentment of the Grand Jury
This day came the attorney for the Commonwealth, and the said defendant being solemnly called came not. Therefore it is considered by the Court that the defendant do make his fine to the use of the Overseers of the Poor of Prince Edward County by the payment of 1 dollar and 66 cents according to law for profane swearing two oaths and that he pay the costs of this prosecution.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 15. 1805-1807 p 159
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1806 June – John Going v John Purnall late sheriff of Prince Edward. Upon a motion to impose a fine on the Deft for not returning an execution which issued from the Court of Prince Edward against Samuel Rice in favour of the Plaintiff which came to the hands of the defendant or deputys and which has not been returned. This day came the acknowledgment signed by the defendant, that he has had legal notice of this motion and the said defendant being solemnly called and not appearing on the motion of the plaintiff by his attorney it is ordered that the deft be fined 13 pounds 5 shillings and 5 pence…
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 15. 1805-1807 p 209
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1806 Oct – John Going v John Purnall late sheriff of Prince Edward County. Upon a motion to recover of the deft the sum of 14 pounds 7 shillings and 9 pence … money made by Emanuel J Leigh the defts deputy by virtue of an execution which issued from the Clerks office … in favour of the plaintiff agt Samuel Rice which said Leigh has failed to pay the plaintiff as the law directs together with 15 percent interest thereon according to law from 4th of May 1805 till payment.
Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 15. 1805-1807 p 343
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1807 and 1809 personal property tax list of Prince Edward County, Va
(No Goin type names seen).
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CHARLOTTE CO, VA records: 

1808 June – An Indenture between Thomas Toombs, John Foster and George Foster of the one part and John Going of the other part was acknowledged by the said Thomas Toombs, John Foster and George Foster to be their act and deed and ordered to be recorded.
Charlotte Co, Va. Order Bk 16. 1807-1809 p 102
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1809 Nov 8 – John Going v Archibald Chochlate. In Trespass Assault & Battery. Continued
Charlotte Co, Va. Order bk 17. 1809-1811 p 29
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1810 March – William Gowan produced a license from the County Court of Prince Edward dated 19th day of Feb 1810 to sell goods as a pedlar for one from the date thereof which is ordered to be entered of record.
Charlotte Co, Va. Order bk 17. 1809-1811 p 47
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSY6-T31L-Z?i=189&cat=401032

1810 March 7 – John Going v Archibald Chocolate. In Trespass at arms
This day came the parties by their attorneys and the Deft by his atty plead not guilty and the plaintiff replyed generally, and came a jury, towit: John Snead, Thomas Cook, Joseph Cheatham, Robert Lewis, John Pollard, Charles Hudson, Coleman Green, Short Jones, Daniel Perkins, Francis Ryan, Crosson Green and Andrew Sumpter, who being elected tryed and sworth … do say that the defendant is guilty as the plaintiff hath complained and they do assess the plaintiff’s damages by occasion thereof to 100 dollars besides his costs. Therefore it is considered by the Court that the Plaintiff recover against the defendant his damages afsd assessed and his costs in this behalf expended, and the said defendant in mercy. The plaintiff directs that 10 dollars part of this judgment be endorsed for the benefit of Beverly Hughes. Atto 250, Co 520, Shff 483, Witness 159, Tax 50, 5th day July 1810.
Charlotte Co, Va. Order bk 17. 1809-1811 p 64
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSY6-TQM7-F?i=209&cat=401032

1811 Nov 4 – John Going v James Going. On an attachment against the Defts estate. This case is continued until the next Court.
Charlotte Co, Va. Order bk 18. 1811-1812 p. 78
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSYX-497M-2?i=115&cat=401032

1812 Sept 7 – John Going v James Going. On an attachment against the Defts Estate. This cause is continued until the next Court.
Charlotte Co, Va. Order bk 18. 1811-1812 p 197
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSYX-497H-J?i=254&cat=401032

1830 US Census: Name: Samuel H Going
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Prince Edward, Virginia
Free White Persons – Males – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 5 thru 9: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 20 thru 29: 1  (b. btw. 1801-1810)
Free White Persons – Females – Under 5: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 20 thru 29: 1
Slaves – Males – Under 10: 4
Slaves – Males – 24 thru 35: 1
Slaves – Males – 36 thru 54: 1
Slaves – Females – 10 thru 23: 2
Free White Persons – Under 20: 4
Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 6
Total Slaves: 8
Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 14
1830; Census Place: Prince Edward, Virginia; Series: M19; Roll: 201; Page: 124; Family History Library Film: 0029680
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=8058&h=950281&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=kUu3911&_phstart=successSource

1843 Aug 14 – Stewart v Beazley, Chancery Court, Prince Edward County, Va….
…. William Beazley, James Beazley, Henry Beazley, Samuel Going, and John W Gilliam were summoned to restrain them from disposing of any money, goods or effects in their hands belonging to the said John J Beazley…. https://www.lva.virginia.gov/chancery/

(Under Construction – Add following):

Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 14. 1804-1805

Going v Walton 450

Prince Edward Co, Va. Order bk 15. 1805-1807

Commonwealth v Going 53

Commonwealth v Going 121

Commonwealth v Going 159

Going v Percivall 209

Going v Percivall 343

Prince Edward Co, Va

Court Order Books:

(No Gowen’s seen in books 1 or 2)

(No Gowen’s in G index in book 3)

Order book, v. 4, 1767-1770.

1770 Sept Court – Gowing v. Womack bk 4, p 320
Thomas Gowing, pltf, agt. Alex Womack, dism by the pltf order …
Order book, v. 4, 1767-1770. Prince Edward County, Virginia
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4N-SVS1?i=731&cat=375513

Order book, v. 5, pt. 1, 1771-1781 (index, 1771-1773)

(No Going names in G part of index)

Graven’s will – p. 97

Gaven v Walton p 147

Gaven & Co v ? p 187

Graven v Crenshaw p 208

Gravins v Donald p 244

Order book, v. 7, 1782-1785.

(No Goings in G part of index)

Order book, v. 8, 1785-1788

(No Goings in G part of index)

Order book, v. 9, 1788-1791

(No Goings in G part of index)

Order book, v. 10, 1791-1793.

(No Goings in G part of index)

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