Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1805-1818; New York City, New York, 1818-1872.
From the OHS Database Builders Listing Editor, August 30, 2016. -
Thomas Hall: American organ builder of English birth. "Hall's significance among nineteenth-century New York organbuilders lies not only in his own work but his training those who became major figures in the "New York City school," among them Henry Erben, Richard M. Ferris, and Hilborne Roosevelt."
From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1991). -
Brother of James and Welford Hall; apprentice with John Lowe of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1805-1813; succeeded Lowe, 1813; married Maria Erben, sister of Henry Erben, March 18, 1818; in New York City, New York, late 1818; partner with Henry Erben in Hall & Erben of New York City, 1824-1847; operated firm, 1843; partner with John Labagh in Hall & Labagh of New York City, 1846; in successor Hall, Labagh & Co. with James Kemp, 1868; retired 1872, succeeded by Labagh & Kemp.
Staff: George W. Earle; Reuben Midmer; Reuben Nichols.