Best, A. J., Buffalo, was born in London, England, June 25, 1856. When he was ten years of age he came to America
and settled in New York city. In 1882 he removed to Buffalo and established the now well known jewelry and optical
goods house of Best & Co. Mr. Best was married in 1885 to Carrie L., daughter of John Syrcher, well known in
Buffalo as one of the leading manufacturers of billiard tables.
Our County and its people
A descriptive work on Erie County, New York
Edited by: Truman C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898