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John Meacham, Jr. View Extant Instruments View Instruments

Distinction:

Hartford, Connecticut, c.1808–1810; Albany, New York, 1810.
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 (Organ Historical Society, 1991). —

Born May 2, 1785, in Enfield, Connecticut; brother of Horace Meacham, instrument maker; active in Hartford, Connecticut, c. 1808; relocated ca. 1810 to Albany, New York.

Sources:

  • Journal of the American Musical Instrument Society 5-6:54.
  • Orpha Ochse, The History of the Organ in the United States (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975), 79.
  • Barbara Owen, The Organ in New England (Raleigh: Sunbury Press, 1979), 407.
  • Stephen L. Pinel.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on September 25, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 1 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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