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Registered Free People of Color

Gowin, William

20th May 1814
William Gowin No 31
A man of colour, 21 years of age, about five feet 10 or 11 inches high, of yellow complexion; lame in his right knee and left hip, occasioned by a rheumatic complaint; was born of a free mulatto woman, and was bound out by the overseers of the poor for the Corporation of Staunton.

Teste Vincent Tapp CC

Going, Lewis

7th June 1814
Lewis No. 32
About 40 years of age, 5 feet 7 or 8 inches high, of a light black complexion, and scars on his right foot, right leg and right hand, occasioned by burns in his youth; was emancipated by the Legislature of the State of Louisiana, as appears from the certificate of his Excellency William C. C. Claibourne Govenor of the said State of Louisiana, with the seal of that State annexed the 7th day of April 1813.

Teste Vincent Tapp CC

Going, John

1823 January 22
John Going, No. 58
A mulatto man about 29 years of age, with a scar about 1 1/4 inches in length on his left cheek bone, and was born free, as appears by a certificate of the County Court of Augusta bearing date the 30th day of May 1822; and registered in this office.

Teste Vincent Tapp CC

Going, Aggy

June 11th 1823
Aggy Going, No. 61
Formerly Aggy Connelly (now) about forty three years of age, a mulatto woman about five feet high, and born free, as appears by a certificate of Reynolds Chapman Clerk of Orange County Court, bearing date the 27th day of January 1803, and registered in this office.

Teste Vincent Tapp CC

Goings, Chapman

No 305 Chapman Goings of bright mulatto complexion, aged now about thirty eight years, six feet two and half inches high, was born free in the County of Albemarle.
Copy delvd, July 5th 1852.

Goings, Hannah

No 306 Hannah Goings (wife of Chapman Goings) of dark mulatto color aged thirty eight years with a scar on the left wrist & arm, was born free in the County of Augusta.
Copy delvd dated 18th Jany 1852.

Goins, James Henry

No 322 James Henry Goins (son of Chapman & Hannah Goins) of bright mulatto complexion five feet eight inches high and about thirteen years of age with a scar under the left jaw and was born free in the County of Augusta.

Goins, Stephen

No 323 Stephen Goins (son of same parents as above) of dark mulatto complexion aged elven years four feet 7-3/4 inches high and was born free in Augusta Countv.

Goins, Jonathan

No 335 Jonathan Goins of bright mulatto complexion, aged about sixty years five feet six inches with a nick in the right side of the nose and piece off the top of the left ear, and was born free in Albemarle County
Copy delvd. June 27th 1853

Goins, Mahulda

No 336 Mahulda Goins aged about fifty years, five feet four inches high of yellow complexion, a small scar on the upper lip and was born free in the County of Albemarle
Copy
delvd June 27 1852

Goins, Kisiah

No 337 Kisiah Goins of yellow complexion aged thirty five years, live feet three and a half inches high, a small scar on her left wrist and was born free in Augusta County

Goins, Thomas

No 345 Registered in this office in pursuance to an order of the Court aforesaid entered on the 28th day of July 1851 Thomas Goins aged now about thirty one years five feet six inches high bright complexion has a scar upon the forefinger of the left hand and was born free as appears from a copy of his register from the Clerk under seal of the Court of Albemarle County. Given under my hand this 30th July 1851.
J. Kinney, Clerk
(Copy granted 17 Octr. 1854 & delvd)

Goen, Eliza Jane

No 356 Registered in the Clerks office of tne County Court of Augusta – in pursuance to an order of the Court of said County entered the 27th day of June 1853. Eliza JaneGoenof bright mulatto complexion aged about twenty two years, five feet four and an half inches and was born free in Albemarle County.
Given under my hand this 29 day of July 1853.
(Copy granted 29th July 1853) Jefferson Kinney, Clk.

Goens, Albert

No 408 Registered in the Clerk office of the County Court of Augusta by an order of said Court, entered on the 26th day of May 1856.
Albert Goens of dark complexion – twenty two years of age on the 15th of March last – five feet 5 inches high, no apparent marks or scars and was born free in the County of Albemarle. Given under my hand this 30th day of May 1856.
Jefferson Kinney, Clk.
Copy delvd. at date. No 408 Albert Goens. Renewed May 27th 1861 – age added making age at date of renewal twenty seven years on the 15th March 1861 – Old copy returned and destroyed.
New copy delivered May 27th 1861.
Teste: John Paris DC

Minor, Wesley

No 422 The following Registers were directed by an order of the County Court of Augusta enteered on the 24th day of November 1856.
Wesley Minor of dark color aged thirty six years five feet and three fourth inches high a scar above his right eye and another on the little finger of his right hand and was born free in Augusta County.

Goings, Huldah Catherine

No 477 Registered in this office, in pursuance of an order of the County Court of Augusta. Entered on the 27th day of February 1860,
Huldah Catharine Goings of copper color aged nineteen years, five feet two inches high and has a scar on ththe forehead. Given under my hand this 27th day of March-h 1860.
John D. Imboden, Ck.

Minor, Elizabeth

No 423 Elizabeth Minor of dark complexion aged thirty two years feet 4/8 inch high, a small scar on her nose & one on the first finger of the left hand and was born free in Augusta County.

Minor, Martha

No 424 Martha Minor of dark complexion, aged twenty five years 5 feet 7 inches high, a scar on the first finger of the left hand and was born free in Augusta County.

Goings, Frances Ann

No 481 Registered in this office in pursuance of an order off the County Court of Augusta. Entered on the 27th day of February 1860.
Frances Ann Goings of copper color 5 feet 5 1/2 inches high, has a scar on the middle knuckle of the left hand, aged twenty three years. Given under my hand this 24th day of September 1860.
John D.Imboden, Clk
Copy delvd at date

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