Born in Germany 1823; to US/Canada 1854; St. Louis, Missouri, 1882.
See also: Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc.We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991) —
Johann Georg [John George] Pfeffer. Born April 23, 1823 in Stetten am Hohenzollern, Germany; father of Robert, Anthony, George, and Eugene Pfeffer.
He immigrated to the United States, 1854; in New York City, New York, 1854-c. 1856; in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada until May, 1857; briefly in New York City, New York; in Cleveland, Ohio; in St. Louis, Missouri, by October 1858; acquired Wilhelm Metz shop of St. Louis, Missouri, 1864; established J. G. Pfeffer & Son of St. Louis, Missouri, 1882; retired 1900; sold the business to Kilgen firm, 1909; died April 4, 1910 in St. Louis, Missouri.