Tag Archives: Land in Luzerne County

Lot#7 – Jesse Scott to John Goss, 1801

Jesse Scott sold land to John Goss in 1801. It was Lot#7. This lot does not show on Jesse’s land history claims.  This Lot#7 is near Lot#8 and 5, which I discussed in the last post. Take a close look … Continue reading

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The Estate of Nathaniel Goss Jr. 1754 and beyond…

We know that Nathaniel Goss Jr. died 24 January 1854 in Fairmont Twp., Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania of dropsy per his Registration of Death. Dropsy is an old fashioned term for edema, swelling of the soft tissue due to the accumulation … Continue reading

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Enos Seward and Sarah Goss, their children: Gad Seward, his life in Pennsylvania

Gad Seward must have been a very interesting man. He owned a tavern in Fairmount Twp., Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania for several years and it was quite popular as described in the following history book: pg. 553 The pioneer tavern was … Continue reading

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