Golden Genealogy and Family History

My Goldens

News and Notes about my specific Golden family and known kin named Golden

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

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William Golden’s Militia Service – Revolutionary War, South Carolina

William Golden’s Militia Service – South Carolina Revolutionary War Former Virginian and Colonel of South Carolina Militia Philemon Waters was given the mission in 1781 to ‘recruit’ to support the revolutionary militia. This included recruiting loyalists to switch sides. Colonel Waters had a reputation of treating, and being treated by, local loyalists with respect and

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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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William and Nellie Golden of Edgefield, South Carolina, c1780-1810

William and Nellie Golden of Edgefield, South Carolina, c1780-1810 ISSUES — This page needs serious update. Check with Bill Golden before quoting — we all want to be as correct as possible. Thank you, Bill Golden  Norfolk1956@gmail.com Original Post is here: https://goldengenealogy.com/revise-of-william-and-nellie-golden-info/ We reinclude all material once I have reviewed. Bill Golden, 2021.06.16

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Abraham Goulden, Goulding and Golden, 1791-1870

Abraham Goulden, Goulding and Golden, 1791-1870 Abraham Goulden was born about 1791 in Edgefield County, South Carolina, in what is now Saluda County, probably in the Beaverdam area which is where his parents lived. YDNA Testing: A male Golden descendant has been tested at the 37 marker level. Parents: William Goulden (c1750-1809) and Nellie (c1755-1812)

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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, Norfolk1956@gmail.com ~~~ GEDMatch: AT2898804 or A097615 ~~~ please set cM to 3 before searching. At least three genealogies list her parents as Francis

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Edward Keeling c1640-1687 not the son of Thomas Keeling and Anne Thorowgood

Edward Keeling c1640-1687 not the son of Thomas Keeling and Anne Thorowgood Keelings and Gouldmans — Close Gouldman family associate and godparent to Gouldman son, husband of Mary Wariner: Edward Keeling of Essex County, Virginia, c1640-1687 is NOT the son of Thomas Keeling 1608–1664 and Anne Thorowgood Keeling Bray 1618–1683 despite many online genealogies claiming

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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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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

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1780 – John Golden c1780 SC – 1850 Pike County, Alabama

1780 – Who were the parents of John Golden born c1780 in South Carolina? DNA matches via Ancestry indicate that John Golden born c1780 in South Carolina may be related to the William and Nellie Golden family (c1750-1809) of Newberry-Saluda, South Carolina. DNA matches are available from descendants of Julia Caledonia Golden, 1880 AL-1975 TX,

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