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Boston, Massachusetts, from 1850 to at least 1862.
Classification: Builder

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October 30, 2004:

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

Born c. 1811 in Maine; with William and George Stevens firms from 1850; partner of William Stevens in Boston, Massachusetts, in Stevens & Jewett, 1853; partner with George Stevens and Horatio Davis in Stevens, Davis & Jewett of Boston, Massachusetts, 1855-1856; in successor Stevens & Jewett, 1862.


  • Orpha Ochse, The History of the Organ in the United States (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975), 131.
  • Barbara Owen, The Organ in New England (Raleigh: Sunbury Press, 1979), 400.
  • Stephen L. Pinel, "Organbuilders and Their Families: in the Population Schedules of the Federal and State Census Surveys", The Tracker: 32:1 (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1988), 26.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on September 15, 2019.

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