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Geschichte der Deutschen in Syracuse und Onondaga County
Nebst Kurzen Biographien
von Beamten und Hervorragenden Buergern

Armbruster Building
Jacob Armbruster
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Jacob Armbruster

geboren am 27. Dezember 1863 in Kniebis, im Königreich Württemberg, besuchte die heimathliche Volksschule und widmete sich zuerst dem Kaufmannsstand. In 1883 wanderte er, kaum 20 Jahre alt, nach Amerika aus und begab sich nach seiner Landung am 25. August desselben Jahres direkt nach Syracuse. Am 19. Dezember 1885 begann er eine Wirthschaft in Gilcher's altem einstöckigem Holzhaus an der Ecke von Butternut und Lodistrasse, und führte dieselbe vom 1. Sept. 1887 an bis zum 1. Mai 1893 im neuen Gilcher Gebäude. Im Sommer 1893 baute er das hübsche 3 stöckige Armbruster-Gebäude, N. W. Ecke Butternut und Lodistrasse wohin er dann seine Wirthschaft verlegte. In seiner Halle haben 4 Gesangvereine ihr Hauptquartier aufgeschlagen. Herr Armbruster ist ein beliebter und erfolgreicher Geschäftsmann. Am 6. Mai 1890 verheirathete er sich mit Fräulein Julia Kotz und hat 3 Kinder, Julia, Jakob und Friedrich. [pages 253-254]



Jacob Armbruster, born on the 27th of December 1863 in Kniebis, in the Kingdom of Württemberg, attended his local elementary school and then dedicated himself first to the merchant business. In 1883, hardly 20 years old, he emigrated to America and after landing on August 25th, came directly to Syracuse. On the 19th of December 1885 he opened a saloon in Gilcher's old one-story timber building at the corner of Butternut and Lodi Streets, and continued the same from the 1st of September 1887 to the 1st of May 1893 in the new Gilcher Building. In the summer of 1893 he built the pretty, three-story Armbruster Building, at the northwest corner of Butternut and Lodi Streets where he then moved his restaurant. In that hall four singing societies make their headquarters. Mr. Armbruster is a popular and successful businessman. On 6 May 1890 he married Ms. Julia Kotz and they have 3 children, Julia, Jakob, and Friedrich.


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