Author Archives: BJ MacDonald

About BJ MacDonald

Interested in travel, really into genealogy and researching my family history, classic novels and movies, fantasy and science fiction, photography, history and more... Here is a tip. Make sure you are commenting on the blog you were visiting and the post you were interested in. My blogs are listed by hovering over my pictures and clicking. Clicking one of them will take you back to the correct blog. You can try me here: bjmcdonell@gmail.com

Connecticut’s Pennyslvania Colony – Untangling the Land Records of the Susquehannah Co..

In a past post, I shared about the Susquehannah Company Papers series of books because they are rather important in the genealogy of families who went to the Wyoming Valley in northeast Pennsylvania in 1762. We are most interest in … Continue reading

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Philip Goss IV and family settle in Plymouth Twp., one of the first settled areas of the Wyoming Valley…

The Susquehannah Company set up several townships in 1769 for the 200 settlers in the Wyoming Valley.  These townships were Plymouth, Hanover, Wilkes-Barre, Kingston and Pittston. Philip Goss IV and his sons Nathaniel and Comfort appear in the list for … Continue reading

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Enter the Susquehannah Company….1753

Philip Goss IV and his wife Mary (Kendall) Goss had migrated from Brookfield to Simsbury (North Granby) in the late 1740’s, then to Granville and onto Becket living in Becket from about 1758 to 1768. From there they migrated to … Continue reading

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