Archibald Rhind diary  1833-1839
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Archibald Rhind was born in Scotland around 1785 and emigrated to the United States in July 1833. He settled in Sugar Grove, Pennsylvania, where he owned a farm that produced barley, potatoes, and maple syrup, as well as other crops. On October 18, 1835, he married Margaret Anderson (1802-1897), a fellow Scottish immigrant. They had at least one daughter, Margaret, who lived from February 15, 1837, to April 18, 1838. The Rhinds moved from Sugar Grove to nearby Conewango Township, Pennsylvania, between 1840 and 1850. Archibald Rhind died after 1870.