Category Archives: FAMILY SURNAMES MAIN LINE SPRACKLIN or SPRACKLEN Surname

Solomon Goss and Bounty Land Warrants 1790 and later 1800…

When I was touring in Pennsylvania back in 2008, I visited the David Library of the American Revolution. It was located north of Philadelphia near Washington’s Crossing. They will be moving to Philadelphia in 2020.  This is good news for … Continue reading

Posted in John Andrews Spracklin & Lydia Goss, Knox County, Ohio Research trips 2011 and 2007, Solomon Goss and Olive (Scott) Goss (Son of Philip & Mary (Kendall) Goss, Trip to Pennsylvania 2008 see Pennsylvania Wandering Blog for more info, Washington County, Zaccheus Biggs Patent & A Deed | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Solomon Goss of Fearing Twp. In Ohio: Who were his Ancestors?

Most family histories start at the oldest ancestor and go forward down through the descendants.  I decided to start with Solomon Goss first, because he was a very important ancestor in my family history.  He was a son of Philip … Continue reading

Posted in Amarilla and George Barclay, Amarilla Spracklin, Barclay or Barkley Surname, Becket, Brookfield, Connecticut, Ebenezer Goss, Fearing Township, Flora Montanye Osborn 1869 to 1951, Grace Barclay McDonald and R.S. McDonald, Granville, John Andrews Spracklin & Lydia Goss, John Goss b. 1693 and Mary Woods, Keith Barclay MacDonald, Lancaster, Massachusetts, Mayflower, Nathaniel Goss and his wife Hannah Scott, Olive Scott Goss, The Wife, Paul H. Goss 1890 to 1963, Philip Goss I of Roxbury and Lancaster b. 1650 a progenitor of Goss, Philip Goss II son of Philip Goss of Roxbury & Hannah Hopkins - wife Judith (Hayward) Goss, Philip Goss III son of Philip II & Judith Hayward b. circa 1700 - wife Keziah Cooley 1702, Philip Goss IV son of Philip Goss III & Keziah Cooley - wife Mary (Kendall) Goss, Roxbury (Muddy River), Solomon Goss and Olive (Scott) Goss (Son of Philip & Mary (Kendall) Goss, Washington County, William White and Susannah | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Fearing Township, Fearing Twp Lot 82 Solomon Goss, John Andrews Spracklin & Lydia Goss, Knox County, Marietta, Ohio Research trips 2011 and 2007, Solomon Goss (Jr.) and Polly Coburn Devol, Solomon Goss and Olive (Scott) Goss (Son of Philip & Mary (Kendall) Goss, Special Collections Marietta College, Washington County, Washington County Historical Society | Tagged , , | Leave a comment