Category Archives: Marietta

Solomon Goss leaves Luzerne County for Ohio 1790 to 1795

Solomon Goss decided to leave the Huntington Valley for the west. We don’t know exactly what he had in mind, but he did find his way to Ohio by 1795. What possesses a man to decide to pack up and … Continue reading

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Ebenezer Goss and Letters to Rufus Putnam about land in Marietta – 1796

The Marietta College has a Special Collections department.  There are online digital records of The Ohio Land Company and more.  The college keeps changing the url for the Special collections, so put Marietta College special collections into Google and you … Continue reading

Posted in Ebenezer Goss, Marietta, Marietta College Special Collections, Mound Cemetery in Marietta, Philip Goss II son of Philip Goss of Roxbury & Hannah Hopkins - wife Judith (Hayward) Goss, Solomon Goss and Olive (Scott) Goss (Son of Philip & Mary (Kendall) Goss, Washington County | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Settlers of Dayton File a Petition Regarding their Land Titles:

As we saw in the last post,  Solomon and Olive Goss did not stay at Mercer Station in the area near Dayton and headed to Marietta. Here is a summary of their time in the Dayton and Mercer Station area: … Continue reading

Posted in Luzerne County, Marietta, Montgomery Co., Obadiah Scott III & Thankful Rood, Obadiah Scott Sr. & Hannah Howe & Charity Barber Sutliff, Olive Scott Goss, The Wife, Pennsylvania, Solomon Goss and Olive (Scott) Goss (Son of Philip & Mary (Kendall) Goss, Washington County | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment