Virginia – Prince George 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)


Prince George County, Virginia

1663 March 14: p. 62. Lt. Col. John Epes, 2550 Acres, 32R., 16po., S. side of Ja: River,  commonly known by the name of Charles City. Bounded: ber. at the mouth of Grabelly Cr. at the Riv. — 500 po. by ye Tytte landing, thence W. & S. to Caresons Cr. — to a tree, now in possession of John Howell, to Gowens Corner — to the Cattle Br. — to Mr.  hittingtons Corner tree — to Cattle Br — to Ban-(mutilated) Cr. — to ye Branch at Colem(ans) field — to the mouth of Bayleyes Cr. — to be beginning. The Land is due: 1700 Acres hereof being granted to Capt. ffra. Epes by Patt. 29 May 1638 & due ye sd. John as Sonn & heire of his father ye sd. ffran. & 280 Acres, another part hereof, granted to Col. ffran. Epes by Patt. 14 Ma (mutilated) 1664, & due to Lt. Col. Jno. Epes as son, etc. Prince George County, Va. volume 1, land patents 1666-1719 Series 02, Vol. 06. pg 1.

1686: p. 510. (note: possibly belings in the Chas City area). Nicholas Wyatt, 115 Acres, scittuated near his dwelling house in Mcht. Brandon Parish. Bounded: a corner betwixt Capt. Wyat & Elizabeth Wheeler, orphan — in Ralph Rachells line — betwixt his & Mr. Wallis’s home. The sd. land was due by Cadwallader Mackerry. James Hollis, Wm Bourne. Prince George County, Va Vol 1, land patents 1666-1719 Series 02, Vol. 06. pg 17.

1690 Oct 23: p. 111. Mr John Bannister, 1730 Acres, Chas. City Co., Bristoll Prsh. & at a place known by the name of Hatchers Run.  Bounded: at a poplar standing on a Br. of the sd. Run & running thence W.W.W. — to a corner poplar standing in a great Br. of Hatchers Run, thence down that Run — thence crossing the Run S. by E. — to a corner ash tree on Hatchers Main Run, thence up the sd. Run S.W. & by  W. — to the mouth of a small run and thence up that run S. by E. — to a great pcell of Rock, thence N.E. — crossing Hatchers Run —  The sd. land was due by Trans of 35, 23 Oct. 1690.  Transp People: Abraham A Negro, John Spell, Anne Berry, Sarah Pollard, John Alee, Antho Hasket, Gewen Berry, Wm Taylee, Wm Brown, Giles Waters,  Elizabeth Hollis, William Standback, Humphry Hix, ffrancis Hill, Mary Drew, Sanders Bruce, Marthan Occandon, Wm Price, Jno Ellis, Jno Eggerton, William Southaway, Hester Vaughan, Negro Jenny, ffrancis Goard, Wm Price, Jno Davis, Nath Dison.  Prince George County, Va Vol 1, land patents 1666-1719 Series 02, Vol. 06. Pg 25.

1759 January 14: will of Robert Tatum of Pr. Geo. Go.
To wife Cozier, items
To son Nathaniel, negroes
To son Robert, one half my land I live on, and items
To daughter Betty Tatum, items
To son David, other half of my land and items
Wife to have all of land during her life.
Neighbors John Tatum and Thomas Going, Jr., both of the County of Sussex to be executors
Dated Jan. 14, 1759
Wit: Thomas Young, William Evans, Sarah Evans
Recorded Oct. 9, 1759. p. 118.
Prince George County, Virginia records, 1733 to 1792. pg 73.

1762 Jan 25 – Indenture made the 25th dayof January, 1762, between Theophilus Field of Prince George County, and John Sims, for 200 pounds, conveying 275 acres on North side of the Little Creek, adjoining land of Ralph Jackson, and purchased of Thomas Jones and Anne, his wife, by two deeds, the first dated the 3rd day of March, 1748, and the other dated the 6th day of October, 1748. Witnesses were Gray Briggs, John Thornton, Theophilus Field, Junr., and James Walker. Indenture was proved in Court on June 28, 1762, by the oaths of Gray Briggs, John Thornton, and Theophilus Field, Junr. Deed Book 7, Page 122. Va. Land Trans – Brunswick Co.

1804 June 5 – Edmund Gowen – Page 67. Deed Book C, Page 453.  EDMUND GOWEN to William Baird of Prince George Co., VA, for 90 lbs 17/2 as debt is due for this amt., negro girl Patty age about 14 yrs; horses, cattle. 5 June 1804. Wit: Samuel Ward, Anselem Bugg, James Thomson. Person County, North Carolina Deeds 1792-1825. By Katherine Kerr Kendall. Person Co, NC.


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