Golden Genealogy and Family History

Goldman & Gouldman

There are numerous threads from these families interwoven via DNA and genealogy into my own family.

Some notes … not in any particular order other than approximate time sequence.

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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

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Barbara A. Gouldman and Goulden – Any Proof She Existed?

Barbara A. Gouldman and Goulden – Any Proof She Existed? Got info about Barbara A. Gouldman, aka Barbara A. Goulden, c1720-1794? ~~~ Got info? If so, please contact me to discuss. Thank you. Bill Golden, ~~~ GEDMatch: AT2898804 or A097615 ~~~ please set cM to 3 before searching. At least three genealogies list her parents as Francis

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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

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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…”.

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Barbara Gouldman, mid-1500s, early 1600s

Barbara Gouldman, mid-1500s, early 1600s Barbara Gouldman is of interest because her name is ‘Barbara’ and ‘Gouldman’ and there is a mystery in early 1700s Virginia about a Barbara Goulden that may actually be a Barbara Gouldman. ~~~~~ Two Barbara Gouldmans are known to have existed, both in England. 1588 — Barbara Gouldman married Thomas

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Got info? Bill Golden

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To find his, he collects and shares what he finds. His Pokemon strategy is to collect them all while finding his.

Bill Golden