The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Joseph's R.C. Church
7th and C streets
Marysville, California 95901

OHS Database ID 1070.

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Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition June 25, 2019.

Technical Details

Two manuals.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.


  • Shipped around the Horn and assembled by Schoenstein on arrival. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated by Jim Lewis, naming this as the source of information: Marysville Daily Appeal December 24, 1876. According to the Marysville Daily Appeal newspaper of December 24, 1876, this organ was built by Samuel Hamill of Cambridge, Mass. It was one of his "#5 Giant Organs". It was not brought around the Horn, but conveniently shipped by railroad and installed by Shellard & McCraith of San Francisco.
    It measured 11'6" wide, 19' high and 7' deep. 14 stops, 381 pipes and a compass of 61/27. (Thurlow Weed. June 25, 2019)

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Organ Case and Keydesk. St. Joseph Church archives, courtesy of Jim Lewis (2002)

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