Category Archives: Pennsylvania

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

Posted in Andrew Lake and Elizabeth Goss, Fearing Township, Hamilton Co., Huntington Twp., Jesse Scott, Luzerne County, Marietta, Obadiah Scott III & Thankful Rood, Solomon Goss and Olive (Scott) Goss (Son of Philip & Mary (Kendall) Goss, Washington County | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Revolutionary War: Solomon Goss a prisoner in Forty Fort in 1778

It took awhile, for me to learn that there were levels in the Revolutionary Army.  There is the local militia, the state militia and the Continental Army or Washington’s Army if you like.  There might be another level, but I … Continue reading

Posted in AMERICAN REVOLUTION & Other Conflicts, Forty Fort City and the Forty Fort, Huntington Twp., Litchfield County, Pennsylvania, Plymouth, Solomon Goss and Olive (Scott) Goss (Son of Philip & Mary (Kendall) Goss, Westmoreland Town & County, Westmoreland Twp and later County, Wyoming Massacre, Wyoming Valley | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Solomon Goss and his land dealings in Westmoreland Co. and later Luzerne County 1777 to 1795

Solomon Goss had land in Huntington Twp. as early as 1777. In 1777 there were two deeds between Philip Goss Jr. and Solomon Goss. They were created on the same day. I have shared these two deeds before in my post … Continue reading

Posted in Huntington Twp., Litchfield County, Luzerne County, Paul H. Goss 1890 to 1963, Philip Goss (Jr. or V) and Hannah Darby, Solomon Goss and Olive (Scott) Goss (Son of Philip & Mary (Kendall) Goss, Washington County, Westmoreland Twp and later County, Wyoming Valley, Wyoming Valley PA Land Claimants | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment