The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 321

Builder Identification

Pomeroy, Ohio, after 1906–1913; Basic, Virginia, 1913–until at least 1919.

Additional Notes

  • 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). —

    Born after 1906; son of Carl Barckhoff, Sr.

    Source:

    • The Tracker: 22:4, 1.
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  • From the OHS Database Builders Listing editor, December 30, 2016. —

    Felix Barckhoff [II] was one of the sons of Carl Barckhoff Sr. and his third wife, Lena Graber Barckhoff. He was named after his paternal grandfather, Felix Barckhoff [I], a German organbuilder who immigrated to the United States in 1865, and started the family firm in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Carl Sr. continued the family firm in Ohio, and later Virginia. Since Felix was still a minor when his father died, he may not have ever worked in the family firm.

    Sources:

    • Vernon Brown, Carl Barckhoff and the Barckhoff Church Organ Company, (unpublished essay in the OHS Archives, not dated).
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Database Entries

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