Green Golden and F.W. Golden charged for conspiracy in the killing of the Governor of Kentucky

Golding/Golden on Facebook The governor-elect of the Commonwealth of Kentucky  was gunned down on January 30th, 1900 while walking to his inauguration. Governor-elect William Goebel lived to take the oath of office but died four days later on February 3nd. Goebel is the only governor in American history to have been killed while in office. … Read more

Isaac Golden and Ruth Sheehan of South Carolina

Golding/Golden/Goulding et al Family History on Facebook Isaac Golden (c1785 SC-c1860 GA) was the son of William and Nellie Goulden. Isaac and Ruth Sheehan (c1774-c1860) married about 1810 and had the following children: William Harvey Golden (1811–1900) —- Married: Elizabeth Manderson Children: —- Andrew J Golden (1850 – 1918) —- Eramus Zeruleus Franklin “EZF” Golden (1853 … Read more

Will of Henry Golding, Esquire, of Little Birch, Essex, England, 20 March 1575 … and a Shakespeare connection

Golding/Golden on Facebook / My Family History Notes Prominent personalities mentioned within the will: Henry Golding = 10th great grand uncle Arthur Golding = 10th great grandfather George Golding = 10th great grand uncle Robert Waldegrave = a major printer and publisher of the time.  Association with Waldegrave was important for the Goldings as they … Read more

Lady Margaret “Margery” Golding de Vere (1528-1568): who is her real mother?

Golding/Golden on Facebook / My Family History Notes Lady Margaret “Margery” Golding de Vere (1528-1568): who is her real mother? ======= John Golding, Esq. (1498-1547) is Margery’s father, and my 11th great grandfather. John Golding married first Elizabeth Stowe (1502-1527) … although she is often listed in numerous genealogies as Elizabeth ‘Towe’ instead of Stowe. … Read more

Green Golden and F.W. Golden charged for conspiracy in the killing of the Governor of Kentucky

Golding/Golden on Facebook / My Family History Notes The governor-elect of the Commonwealth of Kentucky  was gunned down on January 30th, 1900 while walking to his inauguration. Governor-elect William Goebel lived to take the oath of office but died four days later on February 3nd. Goebel is the only governor in American history to have … Read more

Percival Golding, Jr – 1608 to 1680

Golding / Golden / Goulding et al Family History on Facebook Updated 2014.04.24 Percival Golding’s (1608-1680) parents were Percival Golding (1579 – 1635) and Emily Farmer (1580 – 1640). Percival married a Katherine (family unknown but possibly ‘Hill’) and had as many as eight children to include Arthur, Dorothy, Eliza, William, Gideon (1625-1686), and Ephraim (1663-1707) YDNA: A YDNA … Read more

Gideon Golding prepares for death – is concerned for his slave Baddue’s freedom

Golding/Golden on Facebook / My Family History Notes Updated 2017.03.31 Before immigrating from England to America it appears that the Golding family of Essex/Suffolk England migrated first to the Caribbean. These Goldings descend from the famed Arthur Golding of English literary history. One branch immigrated by way of Barbados and Bermuda before settling into New York. … Read more