Category Archives: Special Collections Marietta College

Finding Land in Fearing Twp. 1803 to 1832: Still on the trail of Solomon Goss…

We know that Solomon Goss was listed as being in Marietta Township in 1800 per the Northwest Territorial census. We also know that he eventually settled on land in Fearing Twp. and was there by at least 1810. I tried … Continue reading

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Finding the Land in Fearing Twp. 1803 to 1832 for Solomon Goss…

Trying to pin down your ancestors land in Ohio is not an easy task.  I attended a lecture on land years ago at the Seattle Genealogical Society and the instructor declined to discuss Ohio because it was very complicated. Ohio … Continue reading

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A Little about Mary “Polly” Coburn Devol Goss!

Mary or rather Polly was the wife of Solomon Goss (Jr.).  She was a member of the Devol family who were rather prominent in the Washington County, Ohio area. I promised to share a little of what I know of … Continue reading

Posted in Asa Coburn and Rhoda Baker, Devol Surname, Gilbert Devol Sr. and Jr., Harmar Cemetery in Marietta, Jerry Barker Devol - Devol Research, Marietta, Marietta College Special Collections, Mound Cemetery in Marietta, PAST GENEALOGY RESEARCHERS, Solomon Goss (Jr.) and Polly Coburn Devol, Special Collections Marietta College, Washington County, Washington County Genealogical Society, Washington County Historical Society, Washington County Library Local History and Genealogy Annex | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment