1833–1912

Introduction

Born: May 27, 1833, Ha­ver­hill, New Hamp­shire.

Died: March 11, 1912, at his home in Ford­ham, New York.

Buried: Trin­i­ty Church­yard, Tri­ni­ty and Wall Street, Man­hat­tan, New York.

Biography

Samuel was the son of George Bix­by and Sa­bi­na Mer­rill, and hus­band of Ma­ry Eliz­a­beth Trap­ha­gen (mar­ried Sep­tem­ber 2, 1862).

His com­pa­ny man­u­fac­tured shoe black­ings and shoe dress­ings, but mu­sic was his pas­sion. He was al­so a Sun­day school su­per­in­tend­ent and choir lead­er.

Publications

Sources

Music

Help Needed

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Bix­by (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?