Unity Gooch (not known) (c.1726 - 1783) MP

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Birthplace: King William Co., VA
Death: Died in Louisa Co., Va
Managed by: Margaret, (C)
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About Unity Gooch (not known)

Unity married Rowland Gooch, Sr. of Louisa County, Virginia. She may have been from Elsing Green, King William, Virginia.

Her birth name may have been West, but this is unlikely. Unity West (died 1753) the daughter of Nathaniel West (died 1747) of West Point married William Dandridge of Elsing Green. The only other Unity West was Unity Croshaw, the daughter of Major Joseph of Poplar Neck. Unity Crowshaw married Col. John West and died sometime after 1664. Neither of these women could have been or were likely to have been wives of a backcountry farmer at the end of the Eighteenth Century. However, Rowland's will names his wife as Unity and beyond her first name we know nothing of her history or family connections. Research in this family suggests that their fourth child, John, had the middle name of Logan [ref: Dark, M.B.; Notes (1992)] which may be Unity's maiden name. The third son is named Claiborne, which may also be Unity's maiden name.

Children of Rowland Gooch, Sr., and wife Unity:

* William Gooch b: ABT. 1742 in Louisa County, Virginia
  • Sarah Gooch b: ABT. 1750
  • John West Gooch b: ABT. 1751
  • Claiborne Gooch b: ABT. 1755
  • Liner Gooch b: 1757 in Louisa County, Virginia
  • Pumphrey Gooch b: ABT. 1765 in Louisa County, Virginia
  • Gideon Gooch b: ABT. 1768 in Louisa County, Virginia
  • Elizabeth Gooch b: 1775 in Louisa County, Virginia
  • Rowland Gooch , Jr. b: 22 APR 1778 in Albermarle County, Virginia
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Unity Gooch's Timeline

1726
1726
King William Co., VA
1745
1745
Age 19
1747
1747
Age 21
Virginia, USA
1753
1753
Age 27
Louisa, Virginia
1755
1755
Age 29
Louisa County, Virginia
1756
1756
Age 30
Prince William, Virginia, USA
1758
1758
Age 32
Louisa County, Virginia
1760
1760
Age 34
Louisa County, Virginia
1763
1763
Age 37
Louisa County, Virginia
1765
1765
Age 39
Louisa County, Virginia