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Boston, Massachusetts, 1847-1850; Reading, Massachusetts, 1850-1872.
Classification: Undetermined

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August 11, 2015:

For further information see Appleton & Warren, and Appleton & Davis

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

October 30, 2004:

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

Born 26 December, 1785, in Boston, Massachusetts; brother-in-law of William Goodrich; with William Goodrich of Boston, Massachusetts; partner in Hayts, Babcock, & Appleton of Boston, 1812-1815, pianos; in successor MacKay & Co. of Boston, 1815-1820; partner with Thomas D. Warren in Appleton & Warren of Boston, 1847-1850; in Reading, Massachusetts, 1850; briefly partner with Horatio Davis in Appleton & Davis of Reading, 1856; retired 1869; died 11 July 1872 in Reading, Massachusetts.

Staff: Bogman; Isaac Chadbourn; J. Chadbourn; James Cogswell; Henry John Corrie; Crafts; Horatio Davis; J. Mack; Thomas McIntire, Jr.; Maurice Monihand; Benjamin Porter; William B. D. Simmons; Small; Samuel R. Warren; Wilson.


  • Orpha Ochse, The History of the Organ in the United States (Bloomington: Indiana University Press) 1975. 119.
  • Orpha Ochse, ibid. 249.
  • Barbara Owen, The Organ in New England (Raleigh: The Sunbury Press) 1979. 396.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 55 Organs
  • 27 Divisions
  • 14 Consoles