Category Archives: David Goss and Anna Slater

“My Honoured Father” The Legacy of Philip Goss IV, Connecticut lands in Pennsylvania

Ask yourself, why did Philip Goss IV and Mary migrate to the Wyoming Valley? Well I speculate that all their sons were growing up and becoming young men and Philip needed to find land for them. Becket in the Berkshires … Continue reading

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A Visit to Wapwallopen on the Susquehannah River 2008

A very nice lady from the Shickshinny Historical Society helped me out and took me to a viewpoint that overlooked Wapwallopen back in 2008. I wanted to see the area where one or more of my ancestors may have perished.  … Continue reading

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The Death of Philip Goss IV, 1778 or 1780: What Happened?

Philip Goss IV died sometime between 1778 and 1780. His son Nathaniel Goss was granted letters of Administration in 1780.  I will share Philip’s estate in a future post. In this post, I want to examine the accounts of Philip’s … Continue reading

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