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Distinction:

New York City, New York, by 1850 to after 1887
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; rev. ed., 1997, with updated information). —

Born 1824 in Scotland; active in New York City, New York, by 1850 to after 1887; died June 12, 1900, in New York City, New York.

Sources:

  • The Cypher - News letter of the Greater St. Louis Chapter of the Organ Historical Society 2:1.
  • Musical and Sewing Machine Courier April 20, 1881, 310.
  • Orpha Ochse, The History of the Organ in the United States (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975), 168.
  • John Ogasapian, Organ Building in New York City 1700-1900 (Braintree, Mass.: The Organ Literature Foundation 1977), 184.
  • 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), 28.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on October 11, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 16 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles