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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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The Establishment of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania September 1786

The establishment of Luzerne County in September of 1786 finally brought law and order to the Wyoming Valley. From Wikipedia establishment of Luzerne Co. On September 25, 1786, Luzerne County was formed from part of Northumberland County. It was named after Chevalier … Continue reading

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