Category Archives: Philip Goss I of Roxbury and Lancaster b. 1650

Westmoreland Town and County are created: The Connecticut Assembly annexes the Wyoming Valley to Litchfield County in Connecticut — January 1774

In order to understand the history of the Wyoming Valley you have to understand that it was carved up and settled by settlers from mostly Connecticut under the Susquehannah Company.  The settlers themselves petitioned the government for county government on … Continue reading

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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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The Susquehannah Company established Huntington Twp. in 1775….

Philip Goss IV and his sons migrated a little further west from Plymouth Twp. and took up residence in Huntington Twp. This probably happened about 1776. Let’s take a look at how the township was laid out and a little … Continue reading

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