Kraussdale, Pennsylvania, 1796-1812.
From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1991). —
Born 1770; son of Baltzer Krauss, Jr., brother of Andrew Krauss; he studied at Hosensack Academy of Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania, and was a teacher there, 1794-1795.
John Krauss built organs with his brother, Andrew Krauss, in Kraussdale, Pennsylvania, 1796-1812; he was also a builder of wool carding machines, a surveyor, and a farmer; John Krauss died in 1819.
We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on September 30, 2019.