Rains vs Gouldman Estate, 1718 ~~~ Goulden is Result?
Did Our Goulden Surname Come Out of these Lawsuits?
Research Needed / Theory: The William Rains family took in as indenture the orphaned third son of Edward Gouldman, name unknown born mid-1710. Francis Gouldman was estate administrator for Edward Gouldman.
Research Needed: When Martha Tomlin Gouldman Winston passed away c1721, her husband presented her will to the Essex County Court in 1722. What was in that will? Have not seen previous reference to it. Essex legal records are known to be in good order. Must go find.
Displaced in 1942 by the US Army taking/buying land to create Fort A. P. Hill, the Gouldins dispersed, along with Gouldings and Rains family members still living in the Rappahannock Academy area. >>> I have yDNA-tested these Gouldins: not related, but they are directly yDNA related to the male line of William Golding (c1704-1782) and Elizabeth Foster (c1704-1775) family. The Gouldins probably descend from William’s brother Richard Golding who lived in the King George County, Virginia area.
What was William Rains’ agreement with Francis Gouldman?
Clarification re 1718 Rains vs Estate of Francis Gouldman
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