Biography and History

Samuel Sibbett (alternately spelled "Sibbet") was born in Cumberland County, Pa., of Scottish descent. He attended college in Chambersburg, Pa., and later set up a law office there. Sometime after his marriage to Nancy Ellen Greenfield, he moved his residence to a large farm near Mt. Alto, Pa., while maintaining his office in Chambersburg. He died in 1851 or 1852 and is buried in Mt. Alto.

Source: From the finding aid for C1212