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First Presbyterian Church, Ypsilanti, Michigan

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Site Id: 23.11.2
Rating: 0 stars
Address: 300 North Washington Street
Location: Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.24496, -83.61438
Tiffany 1910: Page 75
Duncan 1980: Page 215
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 justs lists "Stevens Memorial Window, ornamental", which was presumably intended to include all the windows [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Given the listing, likely Charles L. Stevens, on the 1898-1899 rebuilding committee, was the person who organised the windows with the Tiffany company [DEDUCED]
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1856-1857 [HIST1957]
Architect: George S. Greene [HIST1957]
Also of interest:

Site Items

23.11.2.1: ornamental (1899) (Extant) item has a photo
23.11.2.2.a: Bacon Memorial Window: ornamental (1899) (Extant) item has a photo
23.11.2.2.b: Boyce Memorial Window: ornamental (1899) (Extant) item has a photo
23.11.2.2.c: Conklin Memorial Window: ornamental (1899) (Extant) item has a photo
23.11.2.2.d: Pattison Memorial Window: ornamental (1899) (Extant) item has a photo
23.11.2.2.e: Stewart and Pardee Memorial Window: ornamental (1899) (Extant) item has a photo
23.11.2.2.f: Platt Memorial Window: ornamental (1899) (Extant) item has a photo
23.11.2.2.g: Pardee Memorial Window: ornamental (1899) (Extant) item has a photo
23.11.2.2.h: Glover Memorial Window: ornamental (1899) (Extant) item has a photo
23.11.2.2.i: Thompson Memorial Window: ornamental (1899) (Extant) item has a photo
23.11.2.2.j: Van Tuyl Memorial Window: ornamental (1899) (Extant) item has a photo
23.11.2.2.k: Weed Memorial Window: ornamental (1899) (Extant) item has a photo
23.11.2.2.l: Rexford Memorial Window: ornamental (1899) (Extant) item has a photo
23.11.2.2.m: Moore Memorial Window: ornamental (1899) (Extant) item has a photo
23.11.2.2.n: ornamental (1899) (Extant) item has a photo
23.11.2.2.o: ornamental (1899) (Extant)
23.11.2.2.p: ornamental (1899) (Extant)

Item 23.11.2.1

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ornamental
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
rose window [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: none seen [MS2019]
Other documentation: [AADA1899A, AADA1899B]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: In place when building re-dedicated, 24 Sep 1899 [YDA1899, AADA1899A, AADA1899B]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental; Rose Window

Item 23.11.2.2.a

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Bacon Memorial Window:  ornamental
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Bacon Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: none seen [MS2019]
Other documentation: [AADA1899A, AADA1899B]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: Deacon Jacob Bacon (d. 24 May 1862, aged 67) and Betsey Kellogg Bacon (d. 22 May 1866, aged 71) [INSCRIPTION, AADA1899A, AADA1899B, YDA1899, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: In place when building re-dedicated, 24 Sep 1899 [YDA1899, AADA1899A, AADA1899B]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN LOVING MEMORY OF / DEACON JACOB BACON / AND HIS WIFE / BETSEY KELLOGG / BACON [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental

Item 23.11.2.2.b

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Boyce Memorial Window:  ornamental
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Boyce Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: none seen [MS2019]
Other documentation: [AADA1899A, AADA1899B]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: John Boyce and Priscilla Rider Vining Boyce (23 Sep 1823 - 15 Dec 1875) [INSCRIPTION, AADA1899A, AADA1899B, YDA1899, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: In place when building re-dedicated, 24 Sep 1899 [YDA1899, AADA1899A, AADA1899B]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: "HITHERTO HATH / THE LORD HELPED VS" / JOHN BOYCE / PRISCILLA R VINING / BOYCE [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental

Item 23.11.2.2.c

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Conklin Memorial Window:  ornamental
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Conklin Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: none seen [MS2019]
Other documentation: [AADA1899A, AADA1899B]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: Isaac Newton Conklin (3 Jul 1808 - 13 May 1884) and Harriet Green Conklin (d. 4 Mar 1885, aged 72) [INSCRIPTION, AADA1899A, AADA1899B, YDA1899, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: In place when building re-dedicated, 24 Sep 1899 [YDA1899, AADA1899A, AADA1899B]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / ISAAC NEWTON / CONKLIN / HARRIET GREEN / CONKLIN [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental

Item 23.11.2.2.d

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Pattison Memorial Window:  ornamental
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Pattison Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: none seen [MS2019]
Other documentation: [AADA1899A, AADA1899B]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: Hattie Atwood Pattison [INSCRIPTION, AADA1899A, AADA1899B, YDA1899]
Donor:
Date: In place when building re-dedicated, 24 Sep 1899 [YDA1899, AADA1899A, AADA1899B]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM HATTIE ATWOOD PATTISON [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental

Item 23.11.2.2.e

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Stewart and Pardee Memorial Window:  ornamental
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Stewart and Pardee Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: none seen [MS2019]
Other documentation: [AADA1899A, AADA1899B]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: Allen Stewart, Sarah Maria Pardee (22 Apr 1813 - 2 Dec 1896) [INSCRIPTION, AADA1899A, AADA1899B, YDA1899, FINDAGRAVE]
and also Juliet Pardee Stewart [INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date: In place when building re-dedicated, 24 Sep 1899 [YDA1899, AADA1899A, AADA1899B]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN LOVING MEMORY OF / ALLEN STEWART / JVLIET PARDEE STEWART / AND SARAH MARIA PARDEE [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental

Item 23.11.2.2.f

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Platt Memorial Window:  ornamental
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Platt Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: none seen [MS2019]
Other documentation: [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: Edwin Alphonso Platt (22 Oct 1800 - 21 Aug 1885) and Caroline Pardee Platt (25 Aug 1805 - 7 Jan 1882) [INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: In place when building re-dedicated, 24 Sep 1899 [DEDUCED]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / EDWIN ALPHONSO PLATT / CAROLINE PARDEE PLATT [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental

Item 23.11.2.2.g

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Pardee Memorial Window:  ornamental
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Pardee Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: none seen [MS2019]
Other documentation: [AADA1899A, AADA1899B]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: Ariovistus (Ario) Pardee (14 Oct 1778 - 14 Aug 1853) and Eliza Platt Pardee (19 Apr 1781 - 23 Sep 1848) [INSCRIPTION, AADA1899A, AADA1899B, YDA1899, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: In place when building re-dedicated, 24 Sep 1899 [YDA1899, AADA1899A, AADA1899B]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / ARIO PARDEE / ELIZA PLATT PARDEE / 1834 [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental

Item 23.11.2.2.h

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Glover Memorial Window:  ornamental
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Glover Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: none seen [MS2019]
Other documentation: [AADA1899A, AADA1899B]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: Charles Williamson Glover (7 Mar 1796 - 24 May 1871) and Mary Ann Glover (d. 19 Dec 1885, aged 77) [INSCRIPTION, AADA1899A, AADA1899B, YDA1899, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: In place when building re-dedicated, 24 Sep 1899 [YDA1899, AADA1899A, AADA1899B]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / CHARLES WILLIAMSON / GLOVER / MARY ANN GLOVER [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental

Item 23.11.2.2.i

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Thompson Memorial Window:  ornamental
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Thompson Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: none seen [MS2019]
Other documentation: [AADA1899A, AADA1899B]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: Charles Thompson, ruling elder 1853-1889, and Sarah A. Thompson [INSCRIPTION, AADA1899A, AADA1899B, YDA1899]
Donor:
Date: In place when building re-dedicated, 24 Sep 1899 [YDA1899, AADA1899A, AADA1899B]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN HONORED MEMORY OF / CHARLES THOMPSON / A RVLING ELDER / FROM 1853 TO 1889 AND / SARAH A THOMPSON [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental

Item 23.11.2.2.j

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Van Tuyl Memorial Window:  ornamental
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Van Tuyl Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: none seen [MS2019]
Other documentation: [AADA1899A, AADA1899B]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: Dr. Henry Van Tuyl [INSCRIPTION, AADA1899A, AADA1899B, YDA1899]
Donor:
Date: In place when building re-dedicated, 24 Sep 1899 [YDA1899, AADA1899A, AADA1899B]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / DR HENRY VAN TVYL [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental

Item 23.11.2.2.k

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Weed Memorial Window:  ornamental
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Weed Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: none seen [MS2019]
Other documentation: [AADA1899A, AADA1899B]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: Ira Mason Weed (14 Jan 1804 - 30 Nov 1871), first pastor, 1830-1847, and Caroline Dutton Weed (19 Feb 1809 - 30 Jul 1887) [INSCRIPTION, AADA1899A, AADA1899B, YDA1899, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: In place when building re-dedicated, 24 Sep 1899 [YDA1899, AADA1899A, AADA1899B]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / IRA MASON WEED / FIRST PASTOR 1830 - 1847 / CAROLINE DVTTON / WEED [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental

Item 23.11.2.2.l

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Rexford Memorial Window:  ornamental
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Rexford Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: none seen [MS2019]
Other documentation: [AADA1899A, AADA1899B]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: Francis Karthalo Rexford (17 Aug 1814 - 25 Sep 1896) and Harriett Newell Long Rexford (24 May 1816 - 16 Apr 1886) [INSCRIPTION, AADA1899A, AADA1899B, YDA1899, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: In place when building re-dedicated, 24 Sep 1899 [YDA1899, AADA1899A, AADA1899B]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF / FRANCIS KARTHALO / REXFORD / HARRIET NEWELL / REXFORD [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental

Item 23.11.2.2.m

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Moore Memorial Window:  ornamental
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Moore Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: none seen [MS2019]
Other documentation: [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: Charles Moore and Adeline Mcallister Moore [INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date: In place when building re-dedicated, 24 Sep 1899 [DEDUCED]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF / CHARLES MOORE / ADELINE McALLISTER MOORE [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental

Item 23.11.2.2.n

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ornamental
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: none seen [MS2019]
Other documentation: [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: In place when building re-dedicated, 24 Sep 1899 [DEDUCED]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

Item 23.11.2.2.o

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Status: Extant [MS2019]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental [MS2019]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: none seen [MS2019]
Other documentation: [MS2019, DEDUCED]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: In place when building re-dedicated, 24 Sep 1899 [DEDUCED]
Lancets: 1 [MS2019]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

Item 23.11.2.2.p

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Status: Extant [MS2019]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental [MS2019]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: none seen [MS2019]
Other documentation: [MS2019, DEDUCED]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: In place when building re-dedicated, 24 Sep 1899 [DEDUCED]
Lancets: 1 [MS2019]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

References

AADA1899A: Ann Arbor Daily Argus (24 Aug 1899, p. 1)
AADA1899B: Ann Arbor Daily Argus (25 Aug 1899, p. 1)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
HIST1957: The First Presbyterian Church, Ypsilanti, Michigan: One Hundredth Anniversary of the Present Building, 1857-1957 (1957)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
MS2019: Michael Surdyk, personal communication (25 Feb 2019)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (6 Feb 1886)
TIFF1893: Chicago Exposition booklet, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1893)
TIFF1897: A List of Windows: And Extracts from Letters & Newspapers, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1897)
TIFF1910: A Partial List of Tiffany Windows, Tiffany Studios (1910)
YDA1899: Ypsilanti Daily Argus (23 Sep 1899, p. 8)

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