Category Archives: Luzerne County

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

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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

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Solomon Goss and his marriage to Olive Scott 1776

According to Paul H. Goss and Flora M. Osborn, Solomon Goss and Olive Scott were married on 25 June 1776.  They do not say, in any of their articles and manuscripts regarding the Goss Family, where they obtained this source … Continue reading

Posted in Flora Montanye Osborn 1869 to 1951, Huntington Twp., Litchfield County, Obadiah & Hannah Howe Scott, Olive Scott Goss, The Wife, Paul H. Goss 1890 to 1963, Plymouth, Solomon Goss and Olive (Scott) Goss (Son of Philip & Mary (Kendall) Goss, Westmoreland Twp and later County, Wyoming Valley | Tagged , , | Leave a comment