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Mihill Gowen
(Abt 1630-1708)
FNU LNU
Thomas Gowen
(Abt 1660-)
Winona LNU
William Gowen
(1683-Abt 1725)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Catherine LNU

William Gowen 1

  • Born: 1683, , James City County, Virginia, USA 1
  • Marriage: Catherine LNU in 1704 in , , Virginia, USA 1
  • Died: Abt 1725, , Stafford, Virginia, USA about age 42 1 2
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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Military: militia, 1701, , Stafford, Virginia, USA. 3 <http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/gowenms002.htm>
"William Gowing, James Gowing and John Gowing" were included in the roster of a company of dragoons commanded by Capt. John West and Lt. John Peake. They were on duty in Stafford County in 1701, according to "Virginia Colonial Soldiers" by Lloyd Bockstruck. The dragoons who were mounted infantrymen, received their name from their weapons. The troops carried a musket called the "Dragon" and accordingly were called dragoons."

Land: grant, Abt 1710, , Stafford, Virginia, USA. 4 "William Goins, Thomas Goins, John Goins and James Goins" jointly received a land grant of 1,215 acres in Stafford County "located on Four-Mile Creek ad-joining Maj. Robert Alexander" about 1710. On August 3, 1719, the land was granted to Evan Thomas and John Todd, "both of Stafford County," according to "Grants by the Proprietors of the Northern Neck of Virginia."

[I was unable to verify the above grant to the Goins, or the information for Thomas-Todd in the LVA database]



Land: grant 124 acres with Evan Thomas, 23 Nov 1714, , Stafford, Virginia, USA. 5 URL (Click on link) http://image.lva.virginia.gov/LONN/NN-3/289-2/289_0159.tif [also next image]
Author Link Going, William. grantee.
Title LinkLand grant 23 November 1714.
Summary Location: Stafford County.
Grantee(s): Going, William and Thomas, Evan.
Description: 124 acres.
Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 5, 1713-1719, p. 8 (Reel 289).
Recorded survey available. Northern Neck Grants No.5 1713-1719. (reverse).
Part of the index to recorded copies of land grants issued by the agents of the Fairfax Proprietary between 1690 and 1781 and by the Commonwealth between 1786 and 1874. Original and recorded surveys are also indexed when available. The collection is housed in the Archives at the Library of Virginia.
Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
Subject - Personal LinkGoing, William. grantee.
LinkThomas, Evan.
Subject - Topical LinkLand titles -- Registration and transfer -- Virginia -- Stafford County.
Subject -Geographic LinkStafford County (Va.) -- History -- 18th century.
Genre/Form LinkLand grants -- Virginia -- Stafford County.
LinkSurveys (land) -- Virginia -- Stafford County.
Added Entry LinkNorthern Neck Land Office. Northern Neck grants, 1690-1874.
LinkLibrary of Virginia. Archives.
System Number 000862705
[This land is located on Masons Neck between Belmont Bay and Pohick Bay, Fairfax Co., VA. - ceb 25 Aug 2014]



Land: survey 1215 acres, Abt 1719, , Stafford, Virginia, USA. 4 6 "William Goins, Thomas Goins, John Goins and James Goins" jointly received a land grant of 1,215 acres in Stafford County "located on Four-Mile Creek ad-joining Maj. Robert Alexander" about 1710. On August 3, 1719, the land was granted to Evan Thomas and John Todd, "both of Stafford County," according to "Grants by the Proprietors of the Northern Neck of Virginia", [Vol. 1, Book 5, p. 69 - citing Northern Neck Grants Book 5, p 211&212 see image links below]

Virginia Land Office Patents and Grants/Northern Neck Grants and Surveys, Grants No.5 1713-1719 (VOL.1 p.1-130), Pages 369-370 http://image.lva.virginia.gov/LONN/NN-3/289-2/301-400.html

survey for Goins image http://image.lva.virginia.gov/LONN/NN-3/289-2/289_0518.tif
grant to Thomas/Todd image http://image.lva.virginia.gov/LONN/NN-3/289-2/289_0519.tif This event was shared from Thomas Gowen who also shared it with James Gowen and John Gowen.



Land: grant 180 acres, 28 Feb 1718/19, , Stafford, Virginia, USA. 7 URL (Click on link) http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=229&last=&g_p=G5&collection=NN GrantURL (Click on link) http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=229&last=&g_p=G5&collection=NN Grant [incorrect accession information]
http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=228&last=&g_p=G5&collection=NN Grant [incorrect accession information]
Author LinkGoin, William. grantee.
Title LinkLand grant 28 February 1719.
Summary Location: Stafford County.
Description: 180 acres on the main run of Accotink Creek.
Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 5, 1713-1719, p. 229 (Reel 289).
Recorded survey available. Northern Neck Grants No. 5, 1713-1719, p. 228 (Reel 289). (reverse). [incorrect accession infformation]
Part of the index to recorded copies of land grants issued by the agents of the Fairfax Proprietary between 1690 and 1781 and by the Commonwealth between 1786 and 1874. Original and recorded surveys are also indexed when available. The collection is housed in the Archives at the Library of Virginia.
Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
Subject - Personal LinkGoin, William. grantee.
Subject - Topical LinkLand titles -- Registration and transfer -- Virginia -- Stafford County.
Subject -Geographic LinkStafford County (Va.) -- History -- 18th century.
Genre/Form LinkLand grants -- Virginia -- Stafford County.
LinkSurveys (land) -- Virginia -- Stafford County.
Added Entry LinkNorthern Neck Land Office. Northern Neck grants, 1690-1874.
LinkLibrary of Virginia. Archives.
System Number 000853669
[Image accessable at: http://image.lva.virginia.gov/LONN/NN-3/289-2/301-400.html
Virginia Land Office Patents and Grants/Northern Neck Grants and Surveys, Grants No.5 1713-1719 (VOL.1 p.1-130), Pages 398-399]

Residence, 1724, , Stafford, Virginia, USA. 8 In a 1767 deposition by Charles Griffith, aged 70, regarding a case between John Carlyle, plaintiff and Charles Alexander defendant, Griffith places "Thomas Going and James Going, mullatos", in Stafford County in 1724, and spoke of Stafford County land "formerly surveyed for Thomas, James, John and William Goins,"



Land: deed of 90 acres to Wm Godfrey, 6 May 1724, , Stafford, Virginia, USA. 9 "On May 6, 1724 William Godfrey received a deed from William Gowen to 90 acres of land located on Jonathans Creek.

The 90-acre tract was described as a plot taken up by William Gowen and Evans Thomas in Overwharton Parish. Both were residents of Stafford County. John Wilson and Moses Linton were witnesses to the transaction. William Gowen la-ter gave a release on the property."

Court: POA, 13 May 1724, , Stafford, Virginia, USA. 4 "On the 13th, 5th month, 1724, one week later, William Gowen appointed his "well-beloved friend, Lewis Sanders, of the County of Stafford, attorney," to acknowledge the transfer, ac-cording to Stafford County Deed Book 1, page 125."



Land: property line, 12 Feb 1724/25, , Stafford, Virginia, USA. 4 10 "William Gowin" owned land adjoining Thomas Ford "on Popeshead Run and Occoquan Creek" February 12, 1725, according to Northern Neck Deed Book A, page 200. "
Virginia Land Office Patents and Grants/Northern Neck Grants and Surveys, Grants A 1722-1726, Page 199-200



Land: grant 112 acres, 12 Nov 1725, , Stafford, Virginia, USA. 11 Author Link Gowing, William. grantee.
Title Link Land grant 12 November 1725.
Summary Location: Stafford County.
Description: 112 acres on a branch issuing out of a run called Popes Head the said branch known by the name of Rattle Snake Branch.
Source: Northern Neck Grants A, 1722-1726, p. 171, folio (Reel 290).
System Number 000853724
[ http://image.lva.virginia.gov/LONN/NN-3/290-1/290_0184.tif ]
[confirmed by Thomas Ford grant - image at http://image.lva.virginia.gov/LONN/NN-3/290-1/290_0213.tif ]



Deed: conveyance of 112 acres to Catherine Gowing, 7 May 1726, , Stafford, Virginia, USA. 12 13 Abstract from Stafford Co Deed Book 1722-1728, page 354
"Indenture 7 May 1726 states that William Gowing patented 112 acres
in Stafford County 12 November 1725. On 7 March 1726 his son
and heir, Ambrose Gowing (Goin) of Overwharton Parish, Stafford
county, conveys this property to Catherine Goin (no relationship
stated)."

"Ambrose Gowing, Planter," sold to [his mother] "Catherine Gowing" for 20, land granted to "William Gowing, father of Ambrose," 12 November 1725. The deed was signed by "Ambrose Goin, according to Stafford County Deed Book 1722-1728, page 354.
<http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/gowenms002.htm>

[note: this 112 acres of land is located by Clifton, VA. Ambrose's brother, John Gowen, sold 56 acres to Thomas Ford in 1744 and another brother, Alexander sold 56 acres to Bond Veale in 1747] This event was shared from Ambrose Gowen who also shared it with Catherine LNU (Grantee).

Land: title on Popeshead Run and Rattlesnake Branch, 1727, , Stafford, Virginia, USA. 14 Although William Gowin was dead, he was still on title to land "adjoining Terrence Ryley on Popeshead Run and Rattlesnake Branch," link to Ryley's 1727 grant is http://image.lva.virginia.gov/LONN/NN-3/290-2/290_0334.tif.

y-DNA Results: Haplogroup E1b1a, Cir 2010. 15 Goins DNA Project - 67 marker y-DNA test Kit #201264 is related to 5 other kit #s on the project with genetic distance of 5 or less
https://www.familytreedna.com/public/goins/default.aspx?section=ycolorized This event was shared from Claude Otis Wilson who also shared it with Alexander Gowen, Sr. (Ancestor of y-DNA testee), Ebenezer Jahue Gowan (Ancestor of y-DNA testee), John Geaween (Ancestor of y-DNA testee), John Gowan (Ancestor of y-DNA testee), John Gowan, Jr (Ancestor of y-DNA testee), Meredith Gowan (Ancestor of y-DNA testee), Mihill Gowen (Ancestor of y-DNA testee), Roy Lee Gowan (Ancestor of y-DNA testee), Thomas Gowen (Ancestor of y-DNA testee), Thomas Isaac Gowan (Ancestor of y-DNA testee), and William Gowen (Ancestor of y-DNA testee).


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William married Catherine LNU in 1704 in , , Virginia, USA.1 (Catherine LNU died about 1739 in , Prince William, Virginia, USA 1 16.)


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Sources


1 Thomas D. Goins, "Which Goins Am I?," June 10, 2013 (http://wardogkarma.blogspot.com/ : accessed 17 May 2014). Surety: 4.

2 carrutheb, "Rhymes-Bennett Family Tree," database and images, http://Rhymes-Bennett Family Tree(http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/67610364/person/38196955484 : accessed 19 Jun 2014); Willim Gowen; http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/67610364/person/38196955484. Surety: 2.

3 Gowen Research FoundationGowen Research Foundation, "Gowen Research Foundation," database, Gowen Research Foundation(http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/ : accessed 8 Aug 2014), Alexander Gowing; http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/gowenms002.htm. Repository: Gowen Research Foundation, 5708 Gary Avenue , Lubbock, TX 79413. Surety: 3.

4 Gowen Research FoundationGowen Research Foundation, "Gowen Research Foundation," database, Gowen Research Foundation(http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/ : accessed 15 Aug 2014), Thomas Gowen; http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/gowenms002.htm. Repository: Gowen Research Foundation, 5708 Gary Avenue , Lubbock, TX 79413. Surety: 2.

5 Virginia State Land Office, "Land Office Grants" (Source: Land Office Grants No. 63, 1812-1813, p. 132 (Reel 129). Part of the index to the recorded copies of grants issued by the Virginia Land Office. The collection is housed in the Archives at the Library of Virginia.
Basic search url: http://ajax.lva.lib.va.us/F/?func=file&file_name=find-b-clas30&local_base=CLAS30), William Goings - http://image.lva.virginia.gov/LONN/NN-3/289-2/289_0159.tif [also next image]. Repository: VA, Library of Virginia - Land Office Grants, 800 East Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219-8000. Surety: 4.

6 Virginia State Land Office, "Land Office Grants" (Source: Land Office Grants No. 63, 1812-1813, p. 132 (Reel 129). Part of the index to the recorded copies of grants issued by the Virginia Land Office. The collection is housed in the Archives at the Library of Virginia.
Basic search url: http://ajax.lva.lib.va.us/F/?func=file&file_name=find-b-clas30&local_base=CLAS30), survey for Goins image http://image.lva.virginia.gov/LONN/NN-3/289-2/289_0518.tif grant to Thomas/Todd image http://image.lva.virginia.gov/LONN/NN-3/289-2/289_0519.tif. Repository: VA, Library of Virginia - Land Office Grants, 800 East Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219-8000. Surety: 3.

7 Virginia State Land Office, "Land Office Grants" (Source: Land Office Grants No. 63, 1812-1813, p. 132 (Reel 129). Part of the index to the recorded copies of grants issued by the Virginia Land Office. The collection is housed in the Archives at the Library of Virginia.
Basic search url: http://ajax.lva.lib.va.us/F/?func=file&file_name=find-b-clas30&local_base=CLAS30), [Image accessable at: http://image.lva.virginia.gov/LONN/NN-3/289-2/301-400.html Virginia Land Office Patents and Grants/Northern Neck Grants and Surveys, Grants No.5 1713-1719 (VOL.1 p.1-130), Pages 398-399]. Repository: VA, Library of Virginia - Land Office Grants, 800 East Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219-8000. Surety: 3.

8 Gowen Research FoundationGowen Research Foundation, "Gowen Research Foundation," database, Gowen Research Foundation(http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/ : accessed 9 Aug 2014), Thomas James John William Going; http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/gowenms002.htm. Repository: Gowen Research Foundation, 5708 Gary Avenue , Lubbock, TX 79413. Surety: 3.

9 Gowen Research FoundationGowen Research Foundation, "Gowen Research Foundation," database, Gowen Research Foundation(http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/ : accessed 27 Aug 2014), William Gowen; http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/gowenms002.htm. Repository: Gowen Research Foundation, 5708 Gary Avenue , Lubbock, TX 79413. Surety: 2.

10 Virginia State Land Office, "Land Office Grants" (Source: Land Office Grants No. 63, 1812-1813, p. 132 (Reel 129). Part of the index to the recorded copies of grants issued by the Virginia Land Office. The collection is housed in the Archives at the Library of Virginia.
Basic search url: http://ajax.lva.lib.va.us/F/?func=file&file_name=find-b-clas30&local_base=CLAS30), Virginia Land Office Patents and Grants/Northern Neck Grants and Surveys, Grants A 1722-1726, Page 199-200. Repository: VA, Library of Virginia - Land Office Grants, 800 East Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219-8000. Surety: 4.

11 Virginia State Land Office, "Land Office Grants" (Source: Land Office Grants No. 63, 1812-1813, p. 132 (Reel 129). Part of the index to the recorded copies of grants issued by the Virginia Land Office. The collection is housed in the Archives at the Library of Virginia.
Basic search url: http://ajax.lva.lib.va.us/F/?func=file&file_name=find-b-clas30&local_base=CLAS30), Source: Northern Neck Grants A, 1722-1726, p. 171 - http://image.lva.virginia.gov/LONN/NN-3/290-1/290_0184.tif. Repository: VA, Library of Virginia - Land Office Grants, 800 East Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219-8000. Surety: 4.

12 Ancestry.com, "Virginia Land Records," database and images, Virginia Land Records(http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48438 : accessed 10 Jul 2014); Ambrose Gowing and Catherine Goin; page 423. Surety: 4.

13 Gowen Research FoundationGowen Research Foundation, "Gowen Research Foundation," database, Gowen Research Foundation(http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/ : accessed 27 Aug 2014), Ambrose Gowen; http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/gowenms002.htm. Repository: Gowen Research Foundation, 5708 Gary Avenue , Lubbock, TX 79413. Surety: 2.

14 Virginia State Land Office, "Land Office Grants" (Source: Land Office Grants No. 63, 1812-1813, p. 132 (Reel 129). Part of the index to the recorded copies of grants issued by the Virginia Land Office. The collection is housed in the Archives at the Library of Virginia.
Basic search url: http://ajax.lva.lib.va.us/F/?func=file&file_name=find-b-clas30&local_base=CLAS30), Virginia Land Office Patents and Grants/Northern Neck Grants and Surveys.Deed Book B, page 79. http://image.lva.virginia.gov/LONN/NN-3/290-2/290_0334.tif. Repository: VA, Library of Virginia - Land Office Grants, 800 East Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219-8000. Surety: 4.

15 Family Tree DNA, "Goins DNA Project Kit #201264" database, Family Tree DNA(https://www.familytreedna.com/?c=1 : accessed 18 Jun 2014), https://www.familytreedna.com/public/goins/default.aspx?section=ycolorized. Surety: 4.

16 carrutheb, "Rhymes-Bennett Family Tree," database and images, http://Rhymes-Bennett Family Tree(http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/67610364/person/38196955484 : accessed 19 Jun 2014); Catherine; http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/67610364/person/38196955590. Surety: 2.


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