Category Archives: Pennsylvania

Philip Goss IV 1724 to 1779 and wife Mary (Kendall) Goss 1721 to 1821: Overview of their Children

My published posts since the death of Philip Goss IV in 1779 have been to give an overview of the area of the Wyoming Valley in Pennsylvania.  The impact of these events on the Connecticut settlers: The Trenton Decree in … Continue reading

Posted in Becket, Brookfield, Comfort Goss, Connecticut, David Goss and Anna Slater, Ebenezer Goss, Experience Goss and maybe Levi Baldwin, Flora Montanye Osborn 1869 to 1951, Granville, Huntington Twp., Levi Goss and Sophia Rummerfield, Luzerne County, Mary Goss and Lemuel Gibbons, Nathaniel Goss, Paul and Gail Bloom Goss, Paul H. Goss 1890 to 1963, Philip Goss (Jr. or V) and Hannah Darby, Philip Goss IV & Mary (Kendall) Goss, Sarah Goss and Enos Seward, Simsbury, Solomon Goss and Olive (Scott) Goss (Son of Philip & Mary (Kendall) Goss, Washington County, Wyoming Valley | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Land Titles and the Confirming Act of 1787…what happened!

So did anything get done regarding the claims of the Connecticut settlers with land purchased from the Susquehanna Company now in Pennsylvania under the Confirming Act of 1787. Unfortunately, nothing seems to be discussed in the histories books on this … Continue reading

Posted in David Goss and Anna Slater, Huntington Twp., Luzerne County, Nathaniel Goss, Obadiah & Hannah Howe Scott, Paul H. Goss 1890 to 1963, Philip Goss (Jr. or V) and Hannah Darby, Philip Goss IV & Mary (Kendall) Goss, Solomon Goss and Olive (Scott) Goss (Son of Philip & Mary (Kendall) Goss, Wyoming Valley PA Land Claimants | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Timothy Pickering appointed Luzerne County Administrator and the Confirming Act of March 28, 1787

What I write about in this post is a summary and only highlights of the events that took place.  It is all very complicated and confusing. Timothy Pickering (July 17, 1745 to January 29, 1829) visits the Wyoming Valley area … Continue reading

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