Formed from division of Goshen township, which had first been surveyed in 1704. The earliest taxables of the original township appear below.Taxables in 1715
David Ellis, John Finsher, Cadwalader Ellis, Ellis Williams, George Ashbridge, Mordecai Bean (Bane), Thomas Paschall, Joseph Woodward, Isaac Heans, Alexander Bean (Bane), Robert Eachus, John Heans, John Wall, David Bailey
Freemen: Benoni Griffith, Thomas Evans.
Non-resident land: Edward Jones, Griffith Owens, Thomas Jones, Robert Jones
Related Links for East Goshen
East Goshen Township
1580 Paoli Pike
West Chester, PA 19380
Churches in East Goshen
Goshen Baptist Church
West Chester Pike, PA 19380 (610) 696-3188
This church was first organized in 1827.
Goshen Monthly Meeting
814 North Chester Rd., West Chester, PA 19380 (610) 696-8869
Goshen meeting was set up in 1721/22 by Chester Quarterly from part of the membership of Chester Monthly Meeting and three preparatice meetings, Goshen, Whiteland and Willistown, were set up under the new meeting’s jurisdiction. In 1939, the preparative meetings were set up as monthly meetings and the original Goshen meeting was discontinued, its membership passed to the new Goshen Monthly meeting.
Saints Peter and Paul
Boot Rd. near Greenhill Rd., West Chester, PA 19380 (610) 692-2216
Founded on June 2, 1967.
Cemeteries in East Goshen
Goshen Friends Burial Ground – Hicksite
Goshen Friends Burial Ground – Orthodox
Historic Places in East Goshen
Goshenville Historic District