The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 1915

Builder Identification

Brattleboro, Vermont, 1852–1890

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1991). —

    Born September 30, 1814; in Brattleboro, Vermont, 1835-1855, plumber; bought interest of Riley Burditt in Burditt & Carpenter, 1852, reed organs; firm became Isaac Hines & Co., 1853, Estey & Green, J. Estey & Co., 1857; partner with Riley Burditt and Silas White in a Chicago, Illinois, reed organ company; in Vermont legislature; died April 15, 1890; firm became Estey Organ Co.


    • Robert F. Gellerman, Gellerman’s International Reed Organ Atlas (Vestal, NY: The Vestal Press, 1985), 9–11.

  • See Estey Organ Co.

Database Entries

There are no entries in the database that describe organs by Jacob Estey.

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