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, Mass.