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Millersburg {now Bethel}, Pennsylvania, 1821-1900.
Classification: Builder

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Thomas Dieffenbach: Photograph from an archival source: Lancaster Farming, March 22, 2019, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 1880's

October 30, 2004:

From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, rev. ed., by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1997). —

Born 22 Jan. 1821 in Bethel, Pennsylvania; son of David Dieffenbach, great-grandson of John J. Dieffenbach; in Millersburg {now Bethel}, Pennsylvania; died 16 Feb. 1900 in Bethel, Pennsylvania.


  • Orpha Ochse, The History of the Organ in the United States (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975), 63.
  • Raymond J. Brunner.
  • Tracker: 19:2:8.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Specs:

  • 9 Organs
  • 1 Divisions
  • 1 Consoles

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