New York City, New York, 1830-1935; Southern United States, c1936-1840; New York City, New York, 1840-1858.
From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991). -
Born 19 Mar. 1818; half-brother of Levi, William, Louis, Henry, and George Stuart; apprentice with Henry Erben of New York City, New York, 1830-1835; in southern United States; returned to New York City, New York, 1840; partner with Henry Leamen in Leamen & Ferris, 1843; partner with William Henry Davis in Davis & Ferris of New York City, 1844-1849; partner with half-brother Levi Stuart in Ferris & Stuart of New York City, 1858; died 6 Dec. 1858 in New York City, New York.
Staff: John E. Ayres; James Hoey; Reuben Midmer; Caleb S. Odell; John H. Odell; George N. Osler; Arnolph Polster; George J. Stuart; Henry C. Stuart; Levi U. Stuart; Louis J. Stuart; William S. Stuart, Sr.
Patent #8,587; December 16, 1851; organ and piano combined.