Ann Short, widow of Benjamin Boulware (c1680-1727), married James Golding aka Golden about 1740 in Essex County, Virginia, USA. In a genealogic rarity, Ann’s son John Boulware names her as ‘Ann Golden’ in his 1743 Last Will and Testament (LWT).
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. Have discovered a number of relevant legal documents in the Essex County archives … access will depend upon COVID-19 cooperating so that … Read more
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 … Read more
Essex County, Virginia Digitized Records FamilySearch has some digitized records if you know where to find them. It can sometimes seem like magic finding them. I admit to being one of those that use the generic search engine and being often frustrated with the results. Luckily there are some magical people in genealogy groups that … Read more
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 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
Golding / Golden / Goulding et al Family History on Facebook 1692 – Richard Golden (Goldon) — Essex County, Virginia — William Clapham receives a certificate for 1900 acres of land and imports Richard Goldon (Golden) along with 37 other persons. Others imported: Vallintine Mayo (Valentine, Valentin), Abgall Basett (Bassett), Tho King (Thomas), Susana Gobett (Susanna, Susannah), … Read more
Golding / Golden / Goulding et al Family History on Facebook Am in search of Goulden, Gouldin and Goulding family members from the Gouldin and Raines Corner, Rappahanock Academy, and Port Royal, Virginia areas. Virginia Room, Fredericksburg Central Library, Fredericksburg, Virginia … was wandering through old fashioned paper family files this past weekend and found … Read more