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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Molly Going: Birth: 4 MAR 1770 in Goochland County, Virginia.

  2. William Going: Birth: BEF 1776.

  3. Landon S. GOWING: Birth: ABT 1777 in Virginia. Death: AFT 24 SEP 1853

  4. Aaron Going: Birth: ABT 1778.

  5. Samuel Going: Birth: ABT 1780 in Amherst County (present-day Nelson County), Virginia. Death: AFT 1860

  6. Polly Going: Birth: ABT 1780. Death: Bet. 1850-1860

  7. Milly Gowing: Birth: ABT 1785.


Notes
a. Note:   [List of Tithables 1767-1780, frames 18, 52, 109], married Judith Potter and had a daughter named Molly who was born 4 March 1770, baptized 27 May [Jones, The Douglas Register, 87]. He was head of an Amherst County household of 13 persons in 1783 [VA:48] and 12 in 1785 [VA:83]. He and his descendants were counted as white in the 1810 Virginia census. http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Gibson_Gowen.htm
  Listings for Philip Going on Goochland County, Virginia tax lists 1767 and 1769: http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/goochcolonial.htm
  Revolutionary Soldiers (list found in book) Page 283 Going, Phil [Source: Tuckahoes and Cohees: the settlers and cultures of Amherst and Nelson Counties, 1607-1807 (1992) Author: Seaman, Catherine H.C. Publisher: Sweet Briar College Language: English Call number: F 232 .A55 S44 1992 Digitizing sponsor: Lyrasis Members and Sloan Foundation Book contributor: Sweet Briar College Collection: sweetbriarcollege; americana Notes: This is a photocopied book. Some photocopy markings may appear in the scan. There are 2 page 8's. Print is very faint on some pages in the original text. Some text has been bound into the gutter. online: https://archive.org/stream/tuckahoescoheess00seam#page/282/mode/2up]
  1782 Personal Property Tax List Amherst County, Virginia white tithes/ slaves 16+/ cattle/ horses Philip Going 1093 [Source: Amherst County Personal Property Tax List 1782-1822; Library of Virginia microfilm reels 18 and 19; online http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Amherst.htm]
  http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/FreeSample/CDR-000413/1782/1782Personal/08.pdf
  1783 Personal Property Tax List Amherst County, Virginia white tithables/ slaves 16+/ slaves 12-16/ horses/ cattle Philip Going 10038 [Source: Amherst County Personal Property Tax List 1782-1822; Library of Virginia microfilm reels 18 and 19; online http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Amherst.htm]
  1785 Personal Property Tax List Amherst County, Virginia whites 21+/ whites 16-21/ slaves 16+/ slave under 16/ horses/ cattle Going, Philip 10025 [Source: Amherst County Personal Property Tax List 1782-1822; Library of Virginia microfilm reels 18 and 19; online http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Amherst.htm]
  His signature on C:\Users\Cathy\Documents\Genealogy\Counties\VA Amherst\1785 December 10 page 7
  1786 Personal Property Tax List Amherst County, Virginia Going, Philip 10002/ 5 cattle [Source: Amherst County Personal Property Tax List 1782-1822; Library of Virginia microfilm reels 18 and 19; online http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Amherst.htm]
  1787 Personal Property Tax List A Amherst County, Virginia Amherst Parish (First District) Going, Philip 100043 [Source: Amherst County Personal Property Tax List 1782-1822; Library of Virginia microfilm reels 18 and 19; online http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Amherst.htm]
  1788 Personal Property Tax List A Amherst County, Virginia whites/ slaves 16+/ slaves 12-16/ horses Philip Going 1002 [Source: Amherst County Personal Property Tax List 1782-1822; Library of Virginia microfilm reels 18 and 19; online http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Amherst.htm]
  1789 Personal Property Tax List A Amherst County, Virginia Going, Philip 1002 [Source: Amherst County Personal Property Tax List 1782-1822; Library of Virginia microfilm reels 18 and 19; online http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Amherst.htm]
  1790 Personal Property Tax List A Amherst County, Virginia Going, Phillip 1002 [Source: Amherst County Personal Property Tax List 1782-1822; Library of Virginia microfilm reels 18 and 19; online http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Amherst.htm]
  1790 U.S. Federal Census Amherst County, Virginia Phillip Going 13 white persons 0 black https://archive.org/stream/headsoffamiliesa00nort#page/48/mode/2up/search/going
  1791 Personal Property Tax List A Amherst County, Virginia Going, Philip 1003 [Source: Amherst County Personal Property Tax List 1782-1822; Library of Virginia microfilm reels 18 and 19; online http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Amherst.htm]
  1793 Personal Property Tax List A Amherst County, Virginia Going, Philip son William 2003 [Source: Amherst County Personal Property Tax List 1782-1822; Library of Virginia microfilm reels 18 and 19; online http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Amherst.htm]
  1794 Personal Property Tax List A Amherst County, Virginia (Amherst Parish) Gowen, Philip & son Wm 2004 [Source: Amherst County Personal Property Tax List 1782-1822; Library of Virginia microfilm reels 18 and 19; online http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Amherst.htm]
  1795 Personal Property Tax List A Amherst County, Virginia Gowen, Philip 2004 [Source: Amherst County Personal Property Tax List 1782-1822; Library of Virginia microfilm reels 18 and 19; online http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Amherst.htm]
  1796 Personal Property Tax List A Amherst County, Virginia Going, Philip 2003 [Source: Amherst County Personal Property Tax List 1782-1822; Library of Virginia microfilm reels 18 and 19; online http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Amherst.htm]
  1797 Personal Property Tax List A Amherst County, Virginia Going, Philip 2002 [Source: Amherst County Personal Property Tax List 1782-1822; Library of Virginia microfilm reels 18 and 19; online http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Amherst.htm]
  1798 Personal Property Tax List A Amherst County, Virginia Going, Landon 1000 Going, Philip 2002 [Source: Amherst County Personal Property Tax List 1782-1822; Library of Virginia microfilm reels 18 and 19; online http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Amherst.htm]
  1799 Personal Property Tax List A Amherst County, Virginia Aaron Going 1000 Landon Going 1000 Philip Going 1002 [Source: Amherst County Personal Property Tax List 1782-1822; Library of Virginia microfilm reels 18 and 19; online http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Amherst.htm]
  1800 Personal Property Tax List A Amherst County, Virginia Phillip Going 2003 Landon Going 1000 William Going 1000 Aaron Going 1000 [Source: Amherst County Personal Property Tax List 1782-1822; Library of Virginia microfilm reels 18 and 19; online http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Amherst.htm]
  1800 U.S. Federal Census Amherst County, Virginia Going, Phillip 2-3 [Source: Amherst County Personal Property Tax List 1782-1822; Library of Virginia microfilm reels 18 and 19; online http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Amherst.htm]
  1801 Personal Property Tax List A Amherst County, Virginia Going, William 1001 Going, Samuel 1000 Going, Philip 1002 Going, Landon 1001 [Source: Amherst County Personal Property Tax List 1782-1822; Library of Virginia microfilm reels 18 and 19; online http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Amherst.htm]
  1802 Personal Property Tax List A Amherst County, Virginia William Gowen 1001 Phillip Gowen 2002 Landon Gowen 1001 [Source: Amherst County Personal Property Tax List 1782-1822; Library of Virginia microfilm reels 18 and 19; online http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Amherst.htm]
  1803 Personal Property Tax List A Amherst County, Virginia Going, Landon, 1001 Going, Philip 1003 Going, William 1001 Going, Samuel 1000 [Source: Amherst County Personal Property Tax List 1782-1822; Library of Virginia microfilm reels 18 and 19; online http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Amherst.htm]
  1804 Personal Property Tax List A Amherst County, Virginia Philip Going 1002 Samuel Going 1001 William Going 1001 Landon Going 1000 [Source: Amherst County Personal Property Tax List 1782-1822; Library of Virginia microfilm reels 18 and 19; online http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Amherst.htm]
  1805 Personal Property Tax List A Amherst County, Virginia Philip Going 1002 Saml Going 1001 William Going 1001 Landon Going 1000 [Source: Amherst County Personal Property Tax List 1782-1822; Library of Virginia microfilm reels 18 and 19; online http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Amherst.htm]
  1806 Personal Property Tax List A Amherst County, Virginia Philip Gowing 2002 Saml Going 1001 [Source: Amherst County Personal Property Tax List 1782-1822; Library of Virginia microfilm reels 18 and 19; online http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Amherst.htm]
  1807 Personal Property Tax List A Amherst County, Virginia Philip Gowing 1001 Saml Gowing 1001 [Source: Amherst County Personal Property Tax List 1782-1822; Library of Virginia microfilm reels 18 and 19; online http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Amherst.htm]
  1810 U.S. Federal Census Nelson County, Virginia Albemarle Phillip Going Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 15: 1 (??) Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 1 (Landon) Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1 (Philip) Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 1 (Emmeline) Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1 (Sally) Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over : 1 (Judith) Number of Household Members Under 16: 2 Number of Household Members Over 25: 3 Number of Household Members: 6
  1820 U.S. Federal Census Nelson County, Virginia Name: Philip Gowing Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820 Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 1 Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1 (Philip) Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1 Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture: 1 Free White Persons - Under 16: 1 Free White Persons - Over 25: 2 Total Free White Persons: 3 Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 3
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  Virginia, in 1705, introduced the term "Mulatto." The new law provided that the offspring also of "an Indian should be deemed, accounted, held and taken to be mulatto." [Henning, 1823, 252.a]
  Below are the census listings for free black Goings:
  1800 U.S. Federal Census Amherst County, Virginia Going, William 1-0 (from later census this person appears to be a free black) Going, Aaron 1-0 (from later census this person appears to be a free black)
  1810 U.S. Federal Census Nelson County, Virginia Aaron Going 6 other free persons (non-white) (Ancestry.com image 19)
  1820 U.S. Federal Census Amherst County, Virginia Will Going 1 person engaged in Agriculture 2 female slaves 45 and upwards 2 free colored males under 14 yo 1 free colored males 14 and under 26 yo 1 free colored male 26 and under 45 yo 1 free colored male 45 and over 1 free colored female under 14 yo 1 free colored female 14 and under 26 yo
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  1880 U.S. Federal Census Nelson County, Virginia Lovingston Sheet No. 215C Going, Philip W. M W 42 married Carpenter VA VA VA Going, Ann F W 44 wife married Keeping House VA VA VA Going, Francis F W 14 daughter single VA VA VA Going, Robert M W 12 son single VA VA VA Going, John M W 9 son single VA VA VA (check image)
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  ***** The Deeds of Amherst County, Virginia 1761-1807 and Albemarle County, Virginia 1748-1763 by The Rev. Bailey Fulton Davis
  Page 334. 6 May 1782. FRANCIS WEST & wife ELIZ., AC, to WM. CABELL, AC, on 20 Jul 1780. Lines: MOSES GOING. Wit: JNO. MARTIN JR, ABRAHAM WARWICK, THOS. JOPLING.
  Page 425. 22 Feb 1806. WM. MEGUFFIN, AC, to JNO. THOMPSON, overseer, JACOB SWISER of Augusta; 1 bought of JNO. STEWART, 1 bought of PENN, 1 bought of JNO. YORKSHIRE of Augusta; 1 bought of CHAS. THOMPSON SR, 1 bought of GEO. W. VARNUM; beds, etc. Wit: THOS E. FORTUNE, WM. GOWING, HENRY MASSIE. Orig. del. To BARTLETT THOMPSON, 16 Feb 1807.
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  The Deeds of Amherst County, Virginia 1807-1827 Books L-R By The Reverend Bailey Fulton Davis
  223. - 4 November 1822. SAMUEL GOWING, Amherst County, and ELIZABETH BRYANT, Amherst County, 1; WILL STAPLES, Amherst County, 2; JAMES L. PENDLETON and Company, 3 …$1.00; Deed of Trust; debt to JAMES L. PENDLETON and Company—about L3000 tobacco; one cow bought of HENRY FRANKLIN, stock, furniture—to enjoy until 1 March 1823. Witnesses: WILLIS FRANKLIN, ANDREW H. MOSS, JAMES L. WATTS.
  498. – 16 October 1823. SAMUEL GOWING and ELIZABETH BRYANT, 1; JOSEPH PENN, 2; JAMES S. PENDLETON and WILLIAM G. PENDLETON, 3… $1.00; crops, furniture. Witnesses: JONATHAN THOMPSON, JR., LUCAS POWELL, JOHNATHAN N. ROSE. To JAMES S. PENDLETON, 4 November 1823.
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  The Wills of Amherst County, Virginia 1761-1865 By The Rev. Bailey Fulton Davis
  MILLIE EVANS – Book 8, Page 416 – Administrator’s Bond – June 17, 1834: WM. GOWING (GOWIN). Bondsmen: RO. WINGFIELD; GEO. GOWING. Book 8, Page 589 – Adminstator’s Account – so indexed, but not there and not in 9 or 10 on these pages.
  GALVILLA SKINNER – Book 11, Page 116 – Guardians Bond – WM. L. WATTS and JAS. GOING, March 20, 1843, for WM. L. WATTS as guardian of GALVILLA SKINNER, orphan of TALIPHARO SKINNER, deceased.
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  The Deeds of Amherst County, Virginia 1827-1852 Books S-Z By The Rev. Bailey Fulton Davis
  388. – 4 December 1832. SAMUEL GOING and MICAJAH BRYANT, 1; SAMUEL SIMMONS, 2; and YOUNG HAWKINS, 2; JOHNATHAN N. ROSE and JONATHAN THOMPSON, JR., 3…partners of ROSE and TH--, November 1831, Nelson Court—firm recovered judgment; $1.00 stock; crops; in Nelson where SAMUEL GOING lives; also debt due HENRY J. ROSE on Nelson judgment; crops on tract rented from MISS MARGARET ROSE in Nelson. Recorded Amherst County, 28, March 1834.
  437. – 29 July 1834. JOHNATHAN COLEMAN and wife, SARAH M., to WILLIAM GOWING…to M. H. GARLAND, executor of Z.D. TINSLEY, 12 May 1886--$363.75 291 acres east side Buffaloe Ridge and headwaters of Elk Island Creek. Lines: N. LOFFBOROUGH, deceased, grantee, grantor. Part of a tract. DAVID S. GARLAND and EDWARD A. CABELL, Justices of the Peace.
  205. – 27 June 1833. HENRY J ROSE to SOPHIA GOWING, daughter of SAMUEL GOWING, Nelson County….$1.00 and charitable considerations—cows, tools, furniture—sold under Deed of Trust on 11 January 1827, and bought by HENRY J. ROSE. Witnesses: JOSEPH K. IRVING, CHARLES B. CLAIBORNE, SERLING CLAIBORNE. Recorded Nelson, 22 July 1833; Amherst County 4 August 1835.
  358. – 9 September 1836. JOHNATHAN HORSLEY, 1; FREDERICK M. CABELL, 2; various creditors, 3 …sent to trustee by FREDERICK HORSELEY, per order of agent, 22 September 1836; $10; all accounts due and annexed; long list of creditors; one—WILLIAM E. ANDERSON, Nashville; JOHNATHAN WILLS under will; reference to Deed of Trust, 5 April 1836, to CABELL and ALEXANDER MUNDY; accounts for HORSLEY FARIS, 30 June 1836; long list--$4695.80 due firm. Amonf them: GEORGE M. PENN, JR. RANDOLPH, Tennessee, ELISHA PETERS, South Carolina--several of these people are dead; PHILLIP GOWEN--00.67 besides 160 acres in Missouri; JONATHAN STRONG, West Tennessee; new total of $8921.82 and then more creditors and accounts.
  222. – 15 September 1837. JOHNATHAN COLEMAN and wife, SARAH, to WILLIAM RIDGEWAY, GEORGE M. PAYNE and WILLIAM C. MOSELEY…to negro boy, WILSON, by WILLIAM RIDGEWAY’s order, 8 June 1838--$1862 931 acres headwaters Elk Island Creek and east side Buffaloe Ridge. Lines: NELSON SEAY, MICAJAH PENDLTON, LEWIS JEFFERSON, WILLIAM GOWIN. JOSEPH PETTYJOHN and LINDSEY COLEMAN, Justices of the Peace.
  274. – 5 April 1838. JOHNATHAN VIAR, 1; WILLIAM GOWING, 2; MARTHA JANE SNEAD, 3 …friendship for MARTHA JANE SNEAD who is daughter of his wife; $5.00; stock; furniture. Sent to MARTHA JANE SNEAD by JOHNATHAN VIAR, 28 March 1850, and returned.
  344. – 22 November 1842. JAMES W. GOING, 1 WILLIAM H. GOING, 2 PHILLIP GOING, 3…love for youngest brothers; $1.00, stock.
  31. – 10 December 1842. WILLIAM KELLY to GEORGE W. GOING, infant son of MICAJAH GOING…love for grandson; $1.00; five year old horse; bed.
  109. – 24 February 1844. WILLIAM GOING, 1; PAULAS POWELL, 2; JOSEPH KYLE, 3 …nineteenth of month, WILLIAM GOING qualified as administrator of JAMES EVANS and JOSEPH KYLE on bond. %5.00; where WILLIAM GOING lives. Lines: PETER DILLARD, copper mining company and Furnace Company. 300 or 330 acres. To JOSEPH KYLE, 14, May 1850.
  560. – 22 July 1846. JONATHAN COLEMAN, 1; PAULUS POWELL, 2; SALLY W. COLEMAN, 3, wife of JONATHAN COLEMAN….JONATHAN COLEMAN has sold to Ridgeway and Company; NELSON SEAY; WILLIAM GOWEN; LEAKE CHRISTIAN and one-third of Rocky Creek Mills and tract. She relinquished dower; $5.00; furniture; stock.
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Note:   Philip Going, born say 1740, taxable in Goochland County in 1767 and 1769


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