Biography of Adam Mander
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Mander, Adam, was born in Hessian, Germany, March 8, 1829, and emigrated to America in 1853. In October, 1854, he tharried Gertrude Gelbach, of Rochester, N.Y., who was born in Prussia. They located in Elmira in 1857 and have six children: Jacob, George, Henry, Charles, Adam, jr., and Frederick. Adam, jr., is an alderman. Although a Democrat in politics he was elected in the Fourth ward on an independent ticket and votes with those who wish good municipa' government. They began business on Water street in 1858. Shortly afterward they built a large brewery at the foot of East Church street, having a capacity of 20,000 barrels per annum. They do business under the firm name of Adam Mander & Sons.

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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