Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1865–1877.
Born in Wiedenbrück, Westphalia, Germany; father of Carl and Lorenz Barckhoff; immigrated to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1865, and established Felix Barckhoff & Sons; died 1877; succeeded by Carl Barckhoff.
"Organ builder Felix Barckhoff, brought the family to the United States in 1865; and in that same year the first Barckhoff organ was built in this country. The firm, established in Philadelphia, was for a time during the 1870s known as Felix Barckhoff and Sons — the sons being Carl [Sr] and Lorenz."
Source: Anita Campbell, "A Pipe Dream comes true — Organ Celebration Concert in Calumet Aug. 5 ", Keweenaw Now Blog, http://keweenawnow.blogspot.com/2009/08/pipe-dream-comes-true-organ-celebration.html; Accessed September 3, 2015.
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