Using family history and genealogy as pegs and entry points to my study of American History. Currently focusing on Lancaster Cty, PA and the Ephrata Cloister and migrations of my Gass/Goss family from Rothenfluh, Basel Canton, CH first to PA then NC.
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Ludwig Goss, Jacob Goss & Martin Goss from Northumberland County, PA were German speaking immigrants probably from Basel Canton, Switzerland. They may be related to the Frederick Goss of Rowan County who originally came from Rothenfluh, Basel Canton in 1727 and settled among the Ephrata followers of Conrad Biessel before moning to NC abt 1760.
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Spotlight added: Revolutionary War Pension petition for Jacob Goss b. 1763
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Annotation added: Jacob Goss 3 #6 b. 1763 a son of Fred 2 #2 & Isabella
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