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One Country's hero is another Country's Villain....

My father’s paternal side is of the Mac/McDonald surname and they came from Scotland to Canada and settled there. His father and family migrated to Minnesota about 1901 and settled in Bemidji, then International Falls.  1,418 more words

Solomon Goss And Olive (Scott) Goss (Son Of Philip & Mary (Kendall) Goss

A Visit to the Monument for the Battle of Wyoming - 2008

I had an opportunity to travel to Pennsylvania in 2008 and visit Wilkes-Barre, Plymouth, Kingston, Forty-Fort, Huntington.  One of my goals was to visit the Wyoming Monument.  449 more words


The Wyoming Massacre, that fateful day of July 3, 1778...

A great deal has been written about the Battle of Wyoming which took placed on July 3, 1778 in the Wyoming Valley, located in Northeastern Pennsylvania. 1,474 more words

Solomon Goss (Jr.) And Polly Coburn Devol

24th Regiment & Westmoreland Independent Companies (Wyoming Independent Companies) established...1774

One of my goals was to learn more about the Goss Family’s involvement in the events of the Revolutionary War and how that affected the Wyoming Valley settlement.  1,704 more words


The Revolutionary War erupts and the Wyoming Settlers Embrace the Cause...1776

Just about the time that the Wyoming Valley was annexed to Litchfield County, Connecticut under the name of Westmoreland Town and then later made a County, the Revolutionary War comes to the Colonies and things get even more complicated for the Settlers of the Susquehannah Company and Wyoming Valley. 1,053 more words


Meetings of the Proprietors of Huntington Twp. 1777 to 1778

Business apparently went on as usual in Huntington Twp., Westmoreland County between 1777 to 1778. We know that the Goss family was buying and selling land in the township. 921 more words

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Westmoreland County Taxables 1776 to 1780...

Tax lists are always an excellent source to study and in this case the tax lists that survive from Westmoreland Town and County, Connecticut during the years 1776 to 1780 are invaluable sources. 430 more words

Solomon Goss And Olive (Scott) Goss (Son Of Philip & Mary (Kendall) Goss