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
Call Number: C1212
Consists chiefly of correspondence by members of the Sibbett family to one another. The majority of the letters relate to Samuel Sibbett, a nineteenth-century lawyer living in Mt. Alto, Pennsylvania.