Category Archives: Westmoreland Twp and later County

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

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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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Westmoreland County Taxables 1776 to 1780…

Tax lists are always an excellent source to study and in this case the tax lists that survive from Westmoreland Town and County, Connecticut during the years 1776 to 1780 are invaluable sources. These tax lists are assessment lists only … Continue reading

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