Category Archives: Plymouth

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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Westmoreland County Taxables 1776 to 1780…

Tax lists are always an excellent source to study and in this case the tax lists that survive from Westmoreland Town and County, Connecticut during the years 1776 to 1780 are invaluable sources. These tax lists are assessment lists only … Continue reading

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The Susquehannah Company established Huntington Twp. in 1775….

Philip Goss IV and his sons migrated a little further west from Plymouth Twp. and took up residence in Huntington Twp. This probably happened about 1776. Let’s take a look at how the township was laid out and a little … Continue reading

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