Biography of Friedrich Amberg
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Amberg, Friedrich, born in Saarbrücken, Prussia, March 1, 1832, came to the United States in 1850, locating first in New York city, where he remained three years. In 1853 he came to Elmira. He was by occupat]on a machinist, wInch he followed until 1869. He married twice, first, June 6, 1857, Elizabeth Greff, by whom he had six children, two of whom died in infancy. The others were Sophia, William, Annie, and Fred. The latter died aged twenty six. Annie married Frank Aldridge, of Elmira. For his second wife Mr. Amherg married Elizabeth Geib, by whom he had four children, two of whom died in infancy, and Lulu and Kate, who are living. He engaged in the grocery business in 1870, which he still conducts at the coiner of Clinton and Lake streets.

From:
Our County and its people
A History of the Valley and County of Chemung
BY: Ausburn Towner
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


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