Category Archives: Wyoming Valley

Another Yankee-Pennamite War 1783 to 1784

If you think that things settled down in the Wyoming Valley of Pennsylvania after the Revolutionary War was over, well, think again. There was another Yankee-Pennamite war that erupted over the land in the area. Please understand that the Pennamites … Continue reading

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“My Honoured Father” The Legacy of Philip Goss IV, Connecticut lands in Pennsylvania

Ask yourself, why did Philip Goss IV and Mary migrate to the Wyoming Valley? Well I speculate that all their sons were growing up and becoming young men and Philip needed to find land for them. Becket in the Berkshires … Continue reading

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The Estate of Philip Goss IV…1780

The letters of administration for the estate of Philip Goss IV were granted to his son Nathaniel Goss in January of 1780. In the index for the Westmoreland Records, only two names are listed under Goss: Nathaniel pg. 55 and … Continue reading

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