Category Archives: Philip Goss IV son of Philip Goss III & Keziah Cooley – wife Mary (Kendall) Goss

Obadiah Scott Sr. and Hannah Howe’s children: Obadiah Scott Jr. (III) & Thankful Rood, his wife!

Obadiah Scott Junior (or III) was born 1771 and died 1827 in Washington Co., Ohio. He  is frequently confused with his father Obadiah Scott Senior or Elder (II) born 1737 and died 1828 in Huntington Twp., Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania. He … Continue reading

Posted in AMERICAN REVOLUTION & Other Conflicts, Huntington Twp., Levi Seward and Thankful Wilkinson Family, Litchfield County, Luzerne County, Obadiah Scott III & Thankful Rood, Rood Surname (Wyoming Valley), SAR Sons of the American Revolution, Stephens/Stevens surname, Wyoming Valley | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

A grandson, John Scott, writes to his grandfather Obadiah Scott 1825

The old letters of the Goss family are difficult to read. I tried to decipher them, and I gave it a try with this letter.  One of the things our ancestors would do, is write the letter on one page, … Continue reading

Posted in Huntington Twp., Jesse Scott and Amy Evans, John Scott & Hannah Morgaridge, Luzerne County, Morgan and Monroe Counties, Nathaniel Goss Jr. and Thankful Forbes | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Jesse Scott and the High Sherriff of Luzerne County, PA 1805 – Unseated Lands

Remember the very large tract of land given in the warrant to Jesse Scott in 1793 for 440+ acres in what was probably Huntington Twp. then later in Salem or Union? They called them Vacant or Unwarranted lands. Here is … Continue reading

Posted in 15&17 Certif Twp Luzerne Co. Land Records, Huntington Twp., Jerusha Goss and Silas Ferry, Jesse Scott and Amy Evans, Luzerne County, Obadiah Scott III & Thankful Rood, Obadiah Scott Sr. & Hannah Howe & Charity Barber Sutliff, Philip Goss (Jr. or V) and Hannah Darby, Solomon Goss and Olive (Scott) Goss (Son of Philip & Mary (Kendall) Goss, Wyoming Valley PA Land Claimants | Tagged , , | Leave a comment