B. 1818 in Prussia; U.S. 1852; Louisville, Kentucky, by 1856; Indiana, c. 1862-66; Louisville, by 1866; Ohio c. early 1880s.
From OHS Database Builders editor, July 31, 2016. -
Several members of the Joseph C. Prante family became organ builders:
Source: Compiled from OHS records. See individual's entries for sources.We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.
From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, rev. ed., by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1997). —
Joseph Charles Prante: Born 1818 in Prussia; he was the father of August F. Prante and Joseph E. Prante. He immigrated to the United States in 1852; he died November 7, 1897, in Louisville, Kentucky.
Operated firm in Louisville, Kentucky, by 1856; in St. Meinrad, Indiana, c. 1862-1866; returned to Louisville, by 1866; in Ohio c. early 1880s; in Cincinnati, Ohio, 1887; in Circleville, Ohio, 1888; in Chillicothe, Ohio, by 1891.