Category Archives: Washington County Historical Society

A Summary of Solomon Goss’s Death, Burial and Estate – 1825

In past posts on this blog, I have written about the death, burial and will of Solomon Goss. Solomon Goss died 1 July, 1825 in Fearing Twp., Washington Co., Ohio. In my post dated 2 December, 2012 – The Will … Continue reading

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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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Solomon Goss and his involvement with the community

Settling in new territory was very much dependent on other settlers.  Solomon Goss served on jury duty in 1803 regarding several cases and took on responsibilities of an officer in two positions in the establishment of Fearing Twp. in 1808. We sometimes … Continue reading

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