Category Archives: Solomon Goss (Jr.) and Polly Coburn Devol

The Wyoming Massacre, that fateful day of July 3, 1778…

A great deal has been written about the Battle of Wyoming which took placed on July 3, 1778 in the Wyoming Valley, located in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Philip Goss IV was there with his family when these events took place; however, … Continue reading

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Olive Scott Goss – What Happened to Her?

Solomon Goss married Olive Scott, a daughter of Obadiah Scott and Hannah Howe in 1776 probably in Pennsylvania (more on their marriage in a later post). Not much has been written about Olive Scott Goss. She seems to have disappeared … Continue reading

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Finding Land in Fearing Twp. 1803 to 1832: Still on the trail of Solomon Goss…

We know that Solomon Goss was listed as being in Marietta Township in 1800 per the Northwest Territorial census. We also know that he eventually settled on land in Fearing Twp. and was there by at least 1810. I tried … Continue reading

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