Category Archives: Gad Seward and Elizabeth Thompson and Mary Sloane

Lots#24 and 25 – Jesse Scott and his deeds with John Goss & the Auditors – 1801 to 1804

The Lots #24 and 25 got around among many owners. In this post we see that Jesse Scott somehow became owner of these lots and they eventually ended up with John Goss. Here again is Jesse’s land claim history: Lot … Continue reading

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The Estate of Nathaniel Goss Jr. 1754 and beyond…

We know that Nathaniel Goss Jr. died 24 January 1854 in Fairmont Twp., Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania of dropsy per his Registration of Death. Dropsy is an old fashioned term for edema, swelling of the soft tissue due to the accumulation … Continue reading

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Nathaniel Goss Sr. enters into the 1800’s and lives to see a resolution to the land issues

With the Compromise Act being past in April of 1799, and the turn of the century the 1800’s brought new hope for the Connecticut Settlers. They would finally see a resolution to the land issues in the Wyoming Valley. Nathaniel … Continue reading

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