Early Virginia Immigrants, 1623-1666 – Numerous Goldens, Goldings, Gouldings, etc.

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Early Virginia Immigrants, 1623-1666

Note: a companion piece to this is Arriving in America – Who, When, Where … will combine the two one day.

Each line contains from left to right:
FIRST & LAST – Name of immigrant who came to America
ARRIVAL –  Year of immigrant arrival
SPONSOR – Name of sponsoring person(s) paying passage of immigrant
COUNTY – County in which sponsor received land for payment of passage

Dorothy Golding   1638    Edward Oliver    ??? (1/5 … was with Thomas Golding)
Dorothy Golding    1639    Edward Oliver    James City (1/5 … was with Thomas Golding)
Gabriell Golding    1650    Epaphroditus Lawson    ??? (1/5)
George Golden   1652 Thomas Holliwell ???

George Goulding  1607 (5)
George Goulding 1623 (5)

Jane Goulding   1650 Richard Tye & Charles Sparrowe Charles City

John Golding 1635  (5)
John Golding    1638    John Jackson & Eliza Kingswill    James City

John Golding    1651    Richard Ripley    ??? (1/5)

My theory is that William Ripley’s son, Richard Ripley (b.1619 England – 1711 Essex, Virginia), brought John Golding with him from Massachusetts in 1651 for the purpose of establishing a plantation at Gloucester, Virginia. Richard was Elizabeth Ripley’s sister whom John would marry in 1658.

John Golding 1652  (5)
John Golding 1665/66 (5)

Johnathan Golding 1663/4  (5)
Johnathan Golding 1657  (5)

Rebecka Goldinge 1657  (5)

Sara Gouldinge 1623 (Gouldocke) (5)

Thomas Goulding 1623  (5)
Thomas    Golding    1650    Capt Moore Fautleroy    ??? (1/5)
Thomas    Golding    1638    Edward Oliver    ??? (1/5 … was with Dorothy Golding)
Thomas    Golding    1639    Edward Oliver    James City (1/5 … was with Dorothy Golding)

William    Goulding    1635    Samuel Weaver    ???

William   Golden   1635   a probable Gentleman, sailed from England for Virginia 21 August 1635 aboard the ship George; in 1638 was in Massachusetts, by 1640 was in New York, and by 1643 was active in the settlement of Monmouth, New Jersey. (2/3/4)

William Golding 1636  (5)
William    Golding    1636    William Parker    Warrasquinoake
William    Golding    1637    Thomas Weston    Charles River (1/5)

Sources // All listings above are from Source 1 below unless indicated otherwise above.

1 – Complete listing of Early Virginia Immigrants, 1623-1666, from book published 1912 by George Cabell Greer, now copyright-free

2 – Amy Golder/Goulder/Golden/Goulding Family Genealogy listings (no longer available online)

3 – Manifest of the George, 1635. Passenger Wm Golder was listed as being age 22 (born about 1613).

4 – The Phillips, Weber, Kirk, & Staggs families of the Pacific Northwest

5 – Arriving in America – Who, When, Where

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