History of the Germans is Buffalo and Erie County, N.Y. with biographies and illustrations of the aforementioned German-Americans who have influenced the development of the City of Buffalo
Translator's note: Pages 5 through 338, which comprise the Part 1 history section of this book, may be accessed through the index available at GdD History Indexes.
In the second part of this book we will bring out a series of biographies of certain Germans from Erie County who have distinguished themselves in one way or another - they could be creators of commercial enterprise, or humanitarian workers such as doctors, teachers, academicians and journalists, or representatives of the arts, or the children of Lady Music.
Naturally these small sketches are by no means all encompassing. There wouldn't be enough room for that. It may also be that we've not thought of some of our old German settlers. We trust we will be amicably forgiven. In the course of constructing a work of this proportion there's been an incredible amount of material on virtuous and industrious Germans in our county. One may say from the moment of its inception, the city has been affected by all in its development and prosperity.
The main focus of this brief glance into the lives and deeds of each of these individuals stems from the desire to create a permanent testimonial to their accomplishments and their efforts. We will do our best to build a fitting memorial.
We hope that we will successfully fulfill our goals.
The biographies listed below comprise Part 2 of the book and have their own page numbering.
Barth, Johann Friedrich
Bender, Philip Heinrich
Berge, Georg Vom
Beyer, Heinrich Ernst
Bishop, Charles F.
Bissing, Frank J.
Brendel, Henry W.
Brunck, Dr. Francis Charles
Brunner, Catherine E.
Lauser, Martin, Jr.
Lautz, Wilhelm, Sr.
Lautz, Wilhelm Jr.
Lautz, J. Adam
Lautz, Suzanna, nee Bensler
Lautz, Friedrich Christopher Martin
Nachtrieb, Johann Georg
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Index of Addresses
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