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New York City, New York, 1844/1845-1849.
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). —

Father of Henry L. Davis; piano maker in New York City, New York; partner with Richard M. Ferris in Davis & Ferris of New York City, New York, 1844/1845-1849; established William H. Davis & Son of New York City, New York, c. 1849; succeeded by his son.


  • Stephen Pinel.
  • Stephen Pinel, "The Ferrises and the Stuarts: Instrument Makers in Nineteenth Century New York", The Tracker: 30:1 (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1986), 17.

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Database Specs:

  • 30 Organs
  • 1 Divisions
  • 1 Consoles

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