Biography of Samuel Archibald
Owego, Tioga County, NY Biographies





SAMUEL ARCHIBALD, born June 12, 1810, at Caldwell, Warren county, N. Y., accompanied his father to Owego at the age of ten years. From 1832 to 1851 he, in partnership with his brothers Alvah and Almon, became extensively engaged in lumbering, sale of boots and shoes, and also in the manufacture of gloves and mittens. In 1838 he built the tannery on the south side of the river, where for over forty years he carried on a large business. The same year he married Adeline Mason, of Kelloggsville, Cayuga county, and to them were born six children, five of whom are still living. He was known in the days of general training as "Major" Archibald, he having successively held the ranks of lieutenant, captain and major in the state militia. in politics he was a democrat. His death occurred November 25, 1891. His wife died January 28, 1887.

From:
OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A MEMORIAL HISOTRY OF TIOGA COUNTY
NEW YORK
EDITED BY: LEROY W. KINGMAN
W. A. FERGUSSON & CO. ELMIRA, N. Y., 189?


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