The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 1872

Builder Identification

Indianapolis, Indiana, at least by 1878-1883.

Additional Notes

  • Note from the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va., Organ Historical Society, 1991). Edited for the revised OHS Online Database website, 2017. -

    With Clarke, Kinsley & Co. of Indianapolis, Indiana, and its successor William H. Clarke & Co.; had his own firm in Indianapolis by 1882; he left the trade by 1883.

    Patent #203,901; 21 May 1878; stop action.


    • Michael Friesen.
    • Musical and Sewing Machine Courier August 27, 1880, 442.

Database Entries

There is one entry in the database that describes an organ by George R. Ellis.

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