Surname: Goss

Bolton Massachusetts Warnings 1737-1788

In the following information all the names, dates and other essential particulars which appear in the returns to the Court in the County of Worcester during the entire period – a full half-century, from 1737 to 1788 – in which these entries were made, are given. The returns from each place have been brought together and arranged under the name of the town or district, in this case Bolton Massachusetts.

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Richard Dexter Genealogy, 1642-1904

Being a history of the descendants of Richard Dexter of Malden, Massachusetts, from the notes of John Haven Dexter and original researches. Richard Dexter, who was admitted an inhabitant of Boston (New England), Feb. 28, 1642, came from within ten miles of the town of Slane, Co. Meath, Ireland, and belonged to a branch of that family of Dexter who were descendants of Richard de Excester, the Lord Justice of Ireland. He, with his wife Bridget, and three or more children, fled to England from the great Irish Massacre of the Protestants which commenced Oct. 27, 1641. When Richard Dexter and family left England and by what vessel, we are unable to state, but he could not have remained there long, as we know he was living at Boston prior to Feb. 28, 1642.

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Genealogical and Family History of Vermont

Hiram Charlton took on the publication of the Genealogical and Family History of the State of Vermont for Lewis Publishing. In it, he enlisted the assistance of living residents of the state in providing biographical and genealogical details about their family, and then he published all 1104 family histories in two distinct volumes.

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Biographical Sketch of Franklin A. Goss

Goss, Franklin A., Vergennes, was born in Waterbury, Washington county, Vt., in 1850. He is now engaged in the manufacture of kaolin, under the firm name of Goss & Gleason, and have their office at Vergennes, Vt. He was married on June 3, 1873, to Ruth C. Keeler, of Vergennes, Vt,, and a daughter of Charles D. and Elizabeth A. Keeler. Franklin A. has had four children born to him — three daughters and one son. Franklin Goss was a son of Benjamin F. and Mary J. (Witherell) Goss, who settled in Vergennes, Vt., in 1864, where Benjamin F. died in 1878, aged seventy-two years, and leaving a family of one son and one daughter, Jennie, who married H. J. Talbot, of Lowell,...

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Biographical Sketch of Benjamin F. Goss

Goss, Benjamin F. (See Grant, Downing, Ghigau, Oolootsa and Adair) —Benjamin Franklin, son of George Washington and Mary Alice (Mayes) Goss, born May 14, 1884. Married Jan. 10, 1906, Flora Etta, daughter of Jacob Udolphus and Annie Charlotte (Towers) Alberty, born April 4, 1885. They are the parents of John Thompson, born Jan. 27, 1907; William Clarence, born September 22, 1909; George Washington, born January 3, 1912, and Mary Charlotte Goss, born May 4, 1915. George Washington Goss is the son of Benjamin F. and Sarah Emily (Bean) Goss. Jacob Udolphus Alberty is the son of John D. and Jennie (Buffington)...

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Biographical Sketch of Thomas Carr Goss

Goss, Thomas Carr; insurance; born, Edinburg, O., April 22, 1862; son of Alfred R. and Martha Carr Goss; educated in Edinburg public schools, and Mt. Union College; married, Cleveland, Oct. 8, 1889, Anna M. Knowles; issue, two sons, Leonard Knowles and Alfred Edward; after leaving school, spent one year in father’s country store; came to Cleveland, January, 1881, to attend business college; in May, that year, entered the service of Hull Vapor Stove Co.; August, 1881, entered insurance business with Thomas H. Geer; has remained in insurance since, except for few months; vice pres. The O. M. Stafford, Goss, Bedell Co.; trustee and treas. First Unitarian Church; member Forest City Lodge, F. & A. M., Webb Chapter R. A. M., Oriental Commandery, K. T.; member Chamber of Commerce, Mayfield Country and Union...

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Goss, Milo J. “Bill” – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Milo J. “Bill” Goss, 82, of La Grande died Aug. 5 at Grande Ronde Hospital. A graveside service will begin at 3 p.m. Thursday Aug. 10 at the Summerville Cemetery. A celebration of life will follow at 5 p.m. at the home of Mark Goss, 62769 Booth Lane. Mr. Goss was born Dec. 31, 1923, to M.J. Goss III and Ada Frances Colt Goss in La Grande. He graduated from La Grande High School in 1941 and then from the University of Oregon. He served in the Army during World War II, and on Sept. 7, 1948, he married Donna Knight in La Grande. He owned and ran the family business, M.J. Goss Motor Co., and worked until the day he died. He loved his work. In his younger years he enjoyed hunting chuker and pheasant. He enjoyed spending time at the family cabin in Richland, traveling, especially to Baja California, Mexico, and the Oregon Coast, and being with his family. He collected model cars, and was well known for his one-liners. He was a life member of the La Grande Elks Lodge. Survivors include his children, Garnet Luciano of Boston, Mass., Milo Goss of Enterprise, Mark Goss of La Grande and Susie Hughes of La Grande; a brother, Robert Goss of La Grande; a sister, Milodene Groupe of Tigard; nine grandchildren; and other relatives. His...

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Gross, John Henry – Obituary

John H. Gross, 77, for over a half century a resident of Blackford County, died Thursday night [September 28, 1939] at 10 o’clock at his home, four miles south of Hartford City on Slate Road 3. Mr. Gross’ death, attributed to heart disease, was the result of a two-day illness. While his health had been impaired for about two years, he was able to be active in his work. Wednesday he suffered the attack which resulted in his death. A well-known farmer in this county for the past fifty years, Mr. Gross had resided south of the city for some time. He was first married to Minnie Bowman who died in 1925. He later married Laura Hiatt of Delaware County who survives. Besides the wife, four children survive. They are Ira B. Gross near Roll; Earl Gross of Bluffton; Mrs. Hazel Parker of Colorado and Dorothy Cheesman, wife of Clinton Cheesman, south of the city. Ten grandchildren survive, also two brothers, Will Gross, south of Hartford City and Jim Gross of Dayton, Ohio and a sister, Mrs. Will Dodds of Muskegon Heights, Mich. Mr. Gross was a member of the United Brethren Church of this city and also was a member of the IOOF Lodge. The body was removed to the Burk & Fennig Funeral Home to be prepared for burial and will be returned to the home to...

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Gross, Ira B. – Obituary

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Keplinger Chapel for Ira B. Gross, 86, a resident of Willow Hall Nursing Home who died there at 11:45 a.m. Thursday of complications. Dr. Roy Turley will officiate at the last rites and burial will be in the IOOF Cemetery. Friends may call at the mortuary after 7 p.m. today. Mr. Gross, a native and life resident of Blackford County, had been in failing health the past week. Born January 14, 1896, Mrs. Gross was the son of John H. and Dora M. Bowman Gross. He was married to the former Lydia Williams, now deceased. A retired farmer, he once lived south of Hartford City. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. Surviving are a sister, Mrs. (Dorothy) Cheesman, Hartford City, a brother, Earl Gross, Bluffton; and several nieces and nephews. Two brothers are deceased. The Hartford City News Times, May 12, 1972 Contributed by: Shelli...

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Rough Riders

Compiled military service records for 1,235 Rough Riders, including Teddy Roosevelt have been digitized. The records include individual jackets which give the name, organization, and rank of each soldier. They contain cards on which information from original records relating to the military service of the individual has been copied. Included in the main jacket are carded medical records, other documents which give personal information, and the description of the record from which the information was obtained.

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Biography of Jeremiah Garvin

Jeremiah Garvin, of Chichester, an ex-member of the New Hampshire legislature and a veteran of the Civil War, was born January 3, 1842, at the family homestead on Garvin Hill, where he now resides, son of Jesse and Eunice (Leavitt) Garvin. The father, a native of Pembroke, N.H., was reared upon a farm near Garvin Falls, Pembroke. When a young man he was engaged for several years in rafting logs on the Merrimac River. Subsequently turning his attention to agricultural pursuits, he purchased a large farm in Chichester. This property, situated in the southern part of the town, is known as Garvin’s Hill, which is twelve hundred feet above the level of the sea. In 1840 Jesse Garvin erected the present substantial brick residence, which is still one of the principal landmarks in Chichester; and he resided here for the rest of his life. He was twice married. His first wife, in maidenhood named Morrison, and who was a native of Pembroke, bore him two children. Of these Wilson D. survives, and resides in Concord, N.H. He wedded Olive Ann Leavitt, of Chichester, and his children are: William, Etta, Idalette, and Alonzo. Jesse Garvin‘s second wife, Eunice (Leavitt) Garvin, a daughter of Jonathan Leavitt, of Chichester, became the mother of thirteen children, of whom there are living-Benjamin, Nancy, Lucretta, Solomon L., Mary, John E., Ann Maria and Jeremiah (twins),...

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Biography of Ephraim P. Goss

Ephraim P. Goss, a prosperous farmer, fruit-grower, and dairyman of Henniker, was born November 27, 1844, on Pork Hill, in the northern part of this township. He is a son of Luther Goss, whose father, Ephraim Goss, when he was a young man, came here from Lancaster, Mass. Ephraim was one of the first in complying with the call to arms that resounded through the colonies after the fights at Concord and Lexington, and subsequently rendered the services of one good man in the war of independence. Mrs. Robert D. Rice. Afterward he bought the property on Pork Hill known as the old Goss homestead, now owned and occupied by one of his grandsons, where he spent his remaining years, and died August 2, 1838. His wife, Ruth Campbell Goss, a daughter of Amos and Anna Campbell, who survives him, died March 8, 1861. They had eleven children, of whom Luther was the eighth in the order of birth. Luther Goss, born in Henniker, January 30, 1801, and brought up as a farmer, was occupied in agriculture throughout the rest of his life. After his marriage he bought a farm adjoining the parental homestead on Pork Hill, on which he subsequently resided until his death on September 22, 1865. The ancestral acres descended to Cyrus Goss, a brother of Luther Goss, whose son, Franklin Goss, now owns and occupies...

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