Tag Archives: Confirming Act of 1787

Nathaniel Goss Sr. and the 1780’s in the Wyoming Valley

On the 18th of January of 1780, Nathaniel Goss was appointed the administrator of his father Philip Goss IV’s estate. Unfortunately, Philip Goss did not have a will. There was an inventory of personal items but that is about all. … Continue reading

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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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