Were Gouldmans once Goldings?

Were Gouldmans once Goldings? Gouldman is not a common name. Even today, the name is very rare in the UK and Ireland. Per census records, the Gouldman name exists today in just four counties. For the Virginia Gouldmans to have an original immigrant from the UK or Ireland, then the preceding two generations of Gouldmans … Read more

How We Became Gouldens. Maybe. Rains vs Gouldman in 1718

Rains vs Gouldman Estate, 1718 ~~~ Goulden is Result? The following is mostly fact and part theory. I have tried to clearly delineate between the two. This is an article in active research through spring 2021. Looks for updates.  Have discovered a number of relevant legal documents in the Essex County archives … access will … Read more

Keeling Replaced as Administrator of Capt Thomas Gouldman Estate, 1687

Capt Thomas Gouldman Estate, 1687, Keeling Replaced as Administrator June 1st, 1687 — The Old Rappahanock Court ordered Mary Warriner Keeling, widow of Edward Keeling to deliver every scrap of paper as they belong to the estate of Captain Thomas Gouldman: “…make true discovery and deliver up … all & every such papers bills & accts…”. … Read more

1730+ Elizabeth Noel marries FNU Gouldman aka Goulden

1730+ Elizabeth Noel marries FNU Gouldman aka Goulden Occupacia, Caroline and Essex County, Virginia Daniel Noel, 1665–1755andElizabeth Elliott, 1670–1752 Daughter Elizabeth Noel married a FNU Gouldman per the Winston Family History, 1924. No year is given for the marriage. Elizabeth would have been approximately 17 in 1730 — Martha Tomlin, 1680–1721, widow of Edward Gouldman, 1660–1710, would … Read more