Category Archives: Luzerne County

Revolutionary War service and involvement of the Goss Family…a summary!

Mrs. Flora Montanye Osborn did a great deal of research on our family back in 1939 through to her death in 1951. I have featured her on a page at the top of this blog if you are curious. She … Continue reading

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24th Regiment & Westmoreland Independent Companies (Wyoming Independent Companies) established…1774

One of my goals was to learn more about the Goss Family’s involvement in the events of the Revolutionary War and how that affected the Wyoming Valley settlement.  This has been no easy task, because of all the fighting over … Continue reading

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The Revolutionary War erupts and the Wyoming Settlers Embrace the Cause…1776

Just about the time that the Wyoming Valley was annexed to Litchfield County, Connecticut under the name of Westmoreland Town and then later made a County, the Revolutionary War comes to the Colonies and things get even more complicated for … Continue reading

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