Tag Archives: Washington County

U.S. Military Lands: Land Deeded to his Children!

All of Solomon Goss and Olive’s children received land, not as you would think in Washington County, Ohio where he settled after about 1797 but rather in Knox County, Ohio.  Knox County is in the middle of Ohio, about 1 hour north … Continue reading

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The Lakes: Rainbow Cemetery, Washington Co., Ohio!

Getting to Rainbow Cemetery is a little confusing.  You have to cross the Muskingum River and that is a little tricky because there are no direct bridges that take you directly to the area where the cemetery is located. Because I was … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Goss Marries into the Lake Family!

Elizabeth Goss, daughter of Solomon and Olive (Scott) Goss, did well in life.  She married into the Lake family who had established themselves in Washington County by 1789, well before Solomon Goss settled there. Elizabeth was born 9 December 1777/1778 and she died 20 … Continue reading

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