Archibald Balch - Born: August 30, 1802

Archibald Balch (August 30, 1802-July 11, 1862) was born in Otsego County, New York to Arnold and Meribah (Leonard) Balch.

Arnold was a house-carpenter and farmer. At one point he owned a chair factory and afterwards a saw mill.

Arnold married Mary Sweet, date unknown, and they had three children together. At some point Arnold and Mary must have moved to Westfield, Pennsylvania. It was in Westfield where Arnold and Mary would die.

Genealogy of Archibald

Father: Arnold Balch
Mother: Meribah Leonard

Wife1: Mary Sweet
Married: Date Unknown


1. Henry R.
2. Alphonzo Burdett
3. Helen Adalaid

Primary Sources/Links:

Genealogy of the Balch Families in America - By: Galusha B. Balch

Tri-Counties Genealogy & History - Smith Burial Ground

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