Tag Archives: Claimants and the land in Luzerne County

The Wife of John Goss, evidence leads to Mary “Polly” Davidson…

I wish to present some information that clarifies that John Goss’s wife was not Polly Ransom but was instead Polly Davidson or Mary Davidson, his cousin. Mary Davidson was the daughter of Mary Goss and William Davidson. Mary Goss was … Continue reading

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John Goss, His Land History in Luzerne, Connecticut Claimant

John Goss was included in the Connecticut Claimant land histories for Luzerne County, Pennsylvania 17 & 15 Certified Townships. This means that John Goss was an adult and they considered him so when determining land in the area for the … Continue reading

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Nathaniel Goss Sr. enters into the 1800’s and lives to see a resolution to the land issues

With the Compromise Act being past in April of 1799, and the turn of the century the 1800’s brought new hope for the Connecticut Settlers. They would finally see a resolution to the land issues in the Wyoming Valley. Nathaniel … Continue reading

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