Archibald LYBRAND was born about 1810 in Pennsylvania.
He appeared in the census in 1850 in Tarlton, Saltcreek Twp., Pickaway Co., Ohio.8382
He appeared in the census in 1860 in Delaware, Delaware Co., Ohio.8383
He appeared in the census in 1870 in Delaware, Delaware Co., Ohio.8384 Living in a Hotel.
He appeared in the census in 1880 in Delaware, Delaware Co., Ohio.8385
He was mentioned in a biography in 1880 in the History of Delaware Co., Ohio.
THE DELAWARE CHAIR COMPANY is the largest manufacturing establishment in Delaware, and among the largest in Central Ohio. This corporation was organized and commenced business in 1870, on the present site, in a frame building 32 x 60 feet, two stories high, receiving their power from an adjacent planing mill, through the medium of an endless wire cable. Ten hands were employed, with a monthly payroll of about $200. From this small beginning their business has steadily increased, with a constantly growing demand for their chairs, until they find themselves cramped for room and facilities to meet the volume of orders that is crowding in upon them. This, too, not withstanding the fact that they have increased their capacity until, from the small beginning, they have grown to occupy a building 74 x 100 feet, two and one-half stories high, and employ about one hundred and fifty hands, with a monthly payroll of about $2,500. In 1879, the Company put in their own steam power, and, from the limited variety of fourteen styles of split bottoms, they have grown to the production of 100 different patterns of cane seat chairs. At the Centennial Exhibition in 1876, they were awarded the first grand prize medal and diploma for the utility, strength, comfort, and cheapness of their chairs.
The Company is composed of T. E. Powell, A. Lybrand, R. G. Lybrand and S. Lybrand.
The latter is general correspondent and financial agent, and R. G. Lybrand business manager.
The Company are contemplating a removal to new quarters, the large stone building formerly occupied by the Delaware Manufacturing Company. This will afford room to carry on an immense business, with plenty of power and all the adaptations necessary for the conduct of every department with cheapness and dispatch. However, from the growing popularity of the goods produced by this establishment, it is not improbable that, in the near future, the Company will find a demand for all the space their new quarters will afford.
He died on 20 Feb 1886 in Delaware Co., Ohio.
He was buried in Feb 1886 in Oak Grove Cemetery, Delaware Co., Ohio.
Spouse (1): Jamima GUGE.
Archibald LYBRAND and Jamima GUGE were married on 7 Feb 1833 in Fairfield Co., Ohio.768
Children (1) were:
Spouse (2): Isabella D. DOWNING.
Archibald LYBRAND and Isabella D. DOWNING were married before 1860 in Ohio.
Archibald LYBRAND Jr. was born on 23 May 1840 in Ohio.
He appeared in the census in 1850 in Tarlton, Saltcreek Twp., Pickaway Co., Ohio.8386
He appeared in the census in 1860 in Delaware, Delaware Co., Ohio.8387
He appeared in the census in 1870 in Delaware, Delaware Co., Ohio.8388
He appeared in the census in 1880 in Delaware, Delaware Co., Ohio.8389
He was mentioned in a biography in 1880 in the History of Delaware County, Ohio.
CAPT. A. LYBRAND, JR., attorney at law, Delaware, was born in Pickaway Co., Ohio, May 23, 1840 ; came to Delaware in 1857.
At the breaking out of the late civil war, he recruited one of three companies raised in Delaware; upon the completion of his company, finding that the quota of Ohio was filled, he disbanded his command and enlisted as a private in Co. I, 4th O. V . I. ; from this regiment he was transferred to Co. E, 73d O.V.I, and made First Lieutenant.; Mr. Lybrand remained in service with the 73d for three and one-half years. the last two years of which he was Captain of his company, and had participated in the battles of Rich Mountain, Second Bull Run, Cedar Mountain, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg, and other minor engagements ; while in the East. Capt. Lybrand served a portion of his time as Aid d'camp, Under Gen. Steinwehr, and came West with Gen. Joe Hooker, and took part in the battle of Lookout Mountain, known as Hooker' fight above the clouds: he also participated in other battles around Chattanooga. Tenn., and those of Atlanta, Ga., receiving two slight wounds, one at the battle of Peach Tree Creek, and the other at Dallas, Ga.; in 1865, at the close of the war, he was mustered out, at Washington City, when he returned to Ohio, and engaged in the mercantile business, at La Fayette, where he remained until 1868 ; he then returned to Delaware, where he entered the stove and tinware business. In 1869, he was elected Mayor of Delaware, which office he held for eighteen months, when he resigned and went to Texas, with the intention of locating and engaging in the practice of law, having been admitted to that profession in 1871 ; in 1872, he returned to Delaware, where he has since remained. Capt. Lybrand is a stock owner in the Delaware Chair Company, one of the leading manufactories of Ohio ; in 1877, he returned to the practice of law, under the film name of Poppleton & Lybrand.
He is a Republican and was a candidate for Representative before the Republican Convention, in 1879.
He appeared in the census in 1900 in Delaware, Delaware Co., Ohio.8390
He died on 8 Feb 1910 in Delaware Co., Ohio.
He was buried in Feb 1910 in Oak Grove Cemetery, Delaware Co., Ohio.
Spouse: Martha C. JONES.
Archibald LYBRAND Jr. and Martha C. JONES were married about 1883 in Ohio.