Category Archives: LAND RECORDS

The Decree of Trenton 1782 – The Connecticut Settlers in the Wyoming Valley react…

My travels to Scotland are over. We returned several weeks ago. It was an EPIC trip and I am glad I went.  To learn more about where we went and want we did see my other blogs The Man Who … Continue reading

Posted in AMERICAN REVOLUTION & Other Conflicts, Nathaniel Goss, Obadiah & Hannah Howe Scott, Pennsylvania, Philip Goss (Jr. or V) and Hannah Darby, Philip Goss IV & Mary (Kendall) Goss, Scotland, Solomon Goss and Olive (Scott) Goss (Son of Philip & Mary (Kendall) Goss, Trip to Scotland 2018, Westmoreland Town & County, Westmoreland Twp and later County, Wilkes-Barre, Wyoming Valley PA Land Claimants | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

“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

Posted in Comfort Goss, David Goss and Anna Slater, Ebenezer Goss, Experience Goss and maybe Levi Baldwin, Huntington Twp., Luzerne County, Mary Goss and Lemuel Gibbons, Nathaniel Goss, Philip Goss IV & Mary (Kendall) Goss, Sarah Goss and Enos Seward, Solomon Goss and Olive (Scott) Goss (Son of Philip & Mary (Kendall) Goss, Wyoming Valley, Wyoming Valley PA Land Claimants | 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