Common Ancestor Goines
FNU LNU
Mihill Gowen
(Abt 1630-1708)
FNU LNU
Thomas Gowen
(Abt 1660-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Winona LNU

Thomas Gowen 1

  • Born: Abt 1660, , , Virginia, USA 1
  • Marriage: Winona LNU
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bullet  General Notes:

Some researchers have concluded that Thomas' father was Mihil; as of 17 Sep 2014, I have not found documentation to show that Thomas was a son of Mihil Gowen. If you have information that would help with the needed proof, please contact me using the e-mail link on the Table of Contents page (link below). [ceb]

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Court: evidence to prove freedom status, est 1690, , , Virginia, USA. 2 "When Thomas Gowen, brother to Jason Gowen, was challenged as to whether he was a "free man" or an escaped slave, he made a trip to Maryland, perhaps to obtain documents from Jason Gowen proving that he was born free."

Residence, 1697, , Westmoreland, Virginia, USA. 3 "Thomas Gowen, [Mihil1] son of Mihil Gowen, was born about 1660, probably in James City County. By 1697 he was living in Westmoreland County, Vir-ginia..."

Court: favorable judgement, 28 Jul 1697, , Westmoreland, Virginia, USA. 3 "On July 28, 1697, "Thomas Goen" received a judgment against Joseph Bragg in the amount of 1,300 pounds of tobacco."

Court: confessed judgment, 29 Sep 1697, , Westmoreland, Virginia, USA. 3 "On September 29, 1697, "Thomas Go-en confessed judgment" to Charles Lucas in the amount of 1,250 pounds of to-bacco "due by bill."

Court: gave security of 2,000 pounds of tobacco, 1703, , Westmoreland, Virginia, USA. 3 "In 1703 Thomas Gowen gave security of 2,000 pounds of tobacco for Chapman Dark to assure "that he would return to the county after traveling to Maryland to get testimony that he was a free man."



Property: part owner of ship Josiah & Bettey, 1703, , Westmoreland, Virginia, USA. 3 4 "Thomas Gowing" was listed as one of the owners of the "Josiah & Bettey," according to "List of Ships Entering Inwards in Potomack District, January 25-September 29, 1703."

English Duplicates of Lost Virginia Records, Ships, p305 Thomas Gowin

Court: estate Thomas Atwell, 25 Aug 1703, , Westmoreland, Virginia, USA. 3 "On August 25, 1703, the probate of the estate of Capt. Thomas Atwell revealed that "Thomas Goen" was listed among the creditors of the estate."

Court: in favor of Edward Barrow re racing bet, 1 Mar 1704/05, , Westmoreland, Virginia, USA. "On March 1, 1704/05 the Westmoreland County Court ordered Thomas Gowen to pay to Edward Barrow 1,200 pounds of tobacco which Thomas Gowen had lost to him in a horse race."

Court: arrested and fined re jail-break, Aft 1 Mar 1704/05, , Westmoreland, Virginia, USA. 3 "Shortly afterward, Thomas Gowen, Mathew Martin and Mark Chilton were ar-rested and required to post bond in connection with part in a jail break in con-nection with a plea made by Stephen Jones, according to "Westmoreland County, Virginia Order Book 1705-1721" by John Frederick Dorman:"

Estate: witnessed will of John Spencer, 29 Aug 1708, , Westmoreland, Virginia, USA. 3 "Thomas Goen" was a witness to the will of John Spencer of Nominy in West-moreland County written August 29, 1708."

Estate: in debt to estate of John Spencer, 19 Oct 1708, , Westmoreland, Virginia, USA. 3 "On October 19, 1708 the probate of the estate of John Spencer showed that "Thomas Goen and John Wright, Gent." were indebted to the estate in the amount of 473 pounds of tobacco. "



Land: grant of 653 acres on Potomac R. in Stafford Co., VA, 8 Dec 1708, , Stafford, Virginia, USA. 3 5 URL (Click on link)
[ Virginia Land Office Patents and Grants/Northern Neck Grants and Surveys, Grants No.3 1703-1710, p. 204 - link @ http://image.lva.virginia.gov/LONN/NN-3/288-3/288_0677.tif ]
Author Link Goin, Thomas. grantee. [of Westmoreland County - see image]
Title Link Land grant 8 December 1708.
Summary Location: Stafford County.
Description: 653 acres on Potomack River side near the falls, beginning on the upper side the mouth of the Lower Spout Run by or near the land called Ousleys land.
Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 3, 1703-1710, p. 204 (Reel 288).
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 Link Goin, Thomas. 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.
Added Entry LinkNorthern Neck Land Office. Northern Neck grants, 1690-1874.
LinkLibrary of Virginia. Archives.
System Number 000853668
This land was re-granted to Thomas Mason in 1767 (see http://image.lva.virginia.gov/LONN/NN-5/296/296_0103.tif ).



Residence, 8 Dec 1708, , Westmoreland, Virginia, USA. 6 URL (Click on link) [ http://image.lva.virginia.gov/LONN/NN-3/288-3/288_0677.tif ]
Author Link Goin, Thomas. grantee. [of Westmoreland County - see image]
Title LinkLand grant 8 December 1708.
Summary Location: Stafford County.
Description: 653 acres on Potomack River side near the falls, beginning on the upper side the mouth of the Lower Spout Run by or near the land called Ousleys land.
Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 3, 1703-1710, p. 204 (Reel 288).
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, Thomas. 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.
Added Entry LinkNorthern Neck Land Office. Northern Neck grants, 1690-1874.
LinkLibrary of Virginia. Archives.


System Number 000853668
http://lva1.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/F/DR6DET86D6J63C9SK92JVEF44T1V86Q4XJID1H62Q458J8XV9G-55290?func=full-set-set&set_number=004689&set_entry=000788&format=999

Land: property line, 20 Dec 1716, , Stafford, Virginia, USA. 3 "Thomas Going" owned property adjoining James Brechin "two miles below the falls of the Potomac" December 20, 1716, according to Northern Neck Deed Book 5, page 44.
[confirmed in image Deed Book 5, page 44, image 75. - http://image.lva.virginia.gov/LONN/NN-3/289-2/289_0222.tif
Brechin line joins Going's line 2 miles below The Spout at the falls. Image 76 is thesurvey.]



Land: survey 1215 acres, Abt 1719, , Stafford, Virginia, USA. 3 7 "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

Residence: court deposition, 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: property line, 18 Feb 1728/29, , Stafford, Virginia, USA. 3 9 "Thomas Going" owned property adjoining Simon Pearson February 18, 1729, according to Northern Neck Deed Book 6. page 28."
confirmed by: Virginia Land Office Patents and Grants/Northern Neck Grants and Surveys, Grants C 1729-1731 (VOL.1 p.1-113), Page 28-29

Court: deposition including info re Gowen family in about 1724, 8 May 1767, , Fairfax, Virginia, USA. 3 "Thomas Going and James Going, mullatos" were mentioned in a deposition given by Charles Griffith in Fairfax County May 8, 1767, according to "Patents and Northern Neck Grants in Fairfax County, Virginia" by Beth Mitchell."

y-DNA Results: Haplogroup E1b1a, Abt 2010. 10 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 Isaac Gowan (Ancestor of y-DNA testee), William Gowen (Ancestor of y-DNA testee), and William Gowen (Ancestor of y-DNA testee).

y-DNA Results: Haplogroup E1b1a, Abt 2010. 11 Goins DNA Project - 67 marker y-DNA test Kit #253129
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 Thomas Craig Goins who also shared it with Alexander Gowen, Sr. (Ancestor of y-DNA testee), Alexander Gowin, Jr. (Ancestor of y-DNA testee), Edward Edmond Goins (Ancestor of y-DNA testee), James Durham Goines (Ancestor of y-DNA testee), John Geaween (Ancestor of y-DNA testee), Julius Ceasar Goines (Ancestor of y-DNA testee), Mihill Gowen (Ancestor of y-DNA testee), Thomas Straley Goins (Ancestor of y-DNA testee), William Goins (Ancestor of y-DNA testee), William Gowen (Ancestor of y-DNA testee), and William Mckinley Goines (Ancestor of y-DNA testee).


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Thomas married Winona LNU.


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Sources


1 Gowen Research FoundationGowen Research Foundation, "Gowen Research Foundation," database, Gowen Research Foundation(http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/ : accessed 11 Jun 2014), Mihil Gowens; http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/gowenms001.htm. Repository: Gowen Research Foundation, 5708 Gary Avenue , Lubbock, TX 79413. Surety: 0.

2 Gowen Research FoundationGowen Research Foundation, "Gowen Research Foundation," database, Gowen Research Foundation(http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/ : accessed 16 Aug 2014), Thomas Gowen; http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/gowenms002.htm. Repository: Gowen Research Foundation, 5708 Gary Avenue , Lubbock, TX 79413. Surety: 3.

3 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.

4 Ancestry.com, "English Duplicates of Lost Virginia Records," database and images, English Duplicates of Lost Virginia Records(http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48412 : accessed 12 Oct 2014); Thomas Gowing; Ships, p 305. Repository: Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com. Surety: 3.

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), Thomas Goin - document location at:[Virginia Land Office Patents and Grants/Northern Neck Grants and Surveys, Grants No.3 1703-1710, p. 204, at - http://image.lva.virginia.gov/LONN/NN-3/288-3/28http://image.lva.virginia.gov/LONN/NN-3/288-3/288_0677.tif. Repository: VA, Library of Virginia - Land Office Grants, 800 East Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219-8000. Surety: 3.

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), Thomas Goin - http://image.lva.virginia.gov/LONN/NN-3/288-3/288_0677.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), 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.

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 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 C 1729-1731 (VOL.1 p.1-113), Page 28-29. Repository: VA, Library of Virginia - Land Office Grants, 800 East Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219-8000. Surety: 3.

10 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.

11 Family Tree DNA, "Goins DNA Project Kit #253129" 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.


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