Biography of Jacob Greener
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Greener, Jacob, who was born in Worms, Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany, February 25, 1825, received a common school education, and early began the study of music. Removing to America in 1846 he first located in New York, where he remained for six and a half years, and came to Elmira in 18ñ5. In July, 1848, he married Theresa Hay, of Germany, who bore him four children: Sophia E., Charles G., Laura, and Augustus. Laura Greener married George Dullin, by whom she had four children: Amelia, Laura, Lillian, and Emma. Mr. Dullin died April 17, 1886. Mr. Greener is a piano manufacturer, having learned the business with Fred Mattushuk, being now the oldest dealer in music aud musical instruments in Elmira. He was for twelve years and a half in company with Mr. Eliason under the firm name of Eliason, Greener & Co. Since that time he has conducted the business within his own family.

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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