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St. Andrew's Memorial Church, Yonkers, New York

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The meaning of the site and item attributes is explained in the glossary.

Site Id: 3.138.4
Rating: Nothing
Address: Corner of Livingston Avenue and Morris Street
Location: Yonkers, New York 10705, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.92199, -73.89928 (approx)
Tiffany 1910: Page 39
Duncan 1980: Page 207
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Destroyed
Building date: 1895 [NYT1895]
Architect:
Comment: Building destroyed by fire, 16 Aug 1981 [NYT1981]
Also of interest:

Site Items

3.138.4.1: Lowerre Memorial Window: Cherubs' Heads (1900) (Unknown)
3.138.4.2.a: Cochran Memorial Window: The Last Supper (1900) (Destroyed)
3.138.4.2.b: Cochran Memorial Window: St. George (1900) (Destroyed)
3.138.4.2.c: Cochran Memorial Window: St. Michael (1900) (Destroyed)
3.138.4.3: Brokaw Memorial Tablet: Angel of the Benediction (1902) (Destroyed)

Item 3.138.4.1

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Unknown
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Lowerre Memorial Window
Theme: Cherubs' Heads [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 39
Duncan 1980: Page 207
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Randolph H. Lowerre (14 Jun 1891 - 5 Oct 1893) and Marie Freeman Lowerre (b. 4 Feb 1889) [YS1900A, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their father, George H. Lowerre [YS1900A]
Date: Unveiled Whitsunday, 3 Jun 1900 [YS1900A]
Size:
Inscription: And with the morn these angel faces smile [YS1900A]
Category: Cherubs
Location: south transept [YS1900A]
After design: Painting by Joshua Reynolds [YS1900A]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 spells the name as Lowry [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Comment: Survived the fire of 16 Aug 1981 because it had been stolen a few months before and although it was recovered it was in storage at the time [NYT1981]

Item 3.138.4.2.a

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Destroyed [NYT1981]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Cochran Memorial Window
Theme: The Last Supper [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Supper at Emmaus [YS1900A, CHU1900]
Tiffany 1910: Page 39
Duncan 1980: Page 207
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [YS1900A, CHU1900]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [YS1900A]
Memorial details: Eva Smith (Mrs. William Francis) Cochran (26 Oct 1845 - 3 Feb 1909) [YS1900A, YS1900B, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: the congregation [YS1900A, YS1900B]
Date: Unveiled Whitsunday, 3 Jun 1900 [YS1900A, CHU1900]
Size:
Inscription: on brass tablet on the wall: In grateful recognition of the faithful stewardship of the donor of this Church, the windows in the sanctuary were placed by the people of the Parish. Whitsunday, 1900. [YS1900A]
Category: Last Supper; Emmaus
Location: chancel [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 just calls this a Memorial Window (without a name) [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Comment: Destroyed in the fire of 16 Aug 1981 [NYT1981]

Item 3.138.4.2.b

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Destroyed [NYT1981]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Cochran Memorial Window
Theme: St. George [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Church Militant or Church Triumphant [YS1900A, CHU1900]
Tiffany 1910: Page 39
Duncan 1980: Page 207
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [YS1900A, CHU1900]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [YS1900A]
Memorial details: Eva Smith (Mrs. William Francis) Cochran (26 Oct 1845 - 3 Feb 1909) [YS1900A, YS1900B, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: the congregation [YS1900A, YS1900B]
Date: Unveiled Whitsunday, 3 Jun 1900 [YS1900A, CHU1900]
Size:
Inscription: on brass tablet on the wall: In grateful recognition of the faithful stewardship of the donor of this Church, the windows in the sanctuary were placed by the people of the Parish. Whitsunday, 1900. [YS1900A]
Category: St. George
Location: chancel [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 just calls this a Memorial Window (without a name) [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Comment: Destroyed in the fire of 16 Aug 1981 [NYT1981]

Item 3.138.4.2.c

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Destroyed [NYT1981]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Cochran Memorial Window
Theme: St. Michael [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Church Triumphant or Church Militant [YS1900A, CHU1900]
Tiffany 1910: Page 39
Duncan 1980: Page 207
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [YS1900A, CHU1900]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [YS1900A]
Memorial details: Eva Smith (Mrs. William Francis) Cochran (26 Oct 1845 - 3 Feb 1909) [YS1900A, YS1900B, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: the congregation [YS1900A, YS1900B]
Date: Unveiled Whitsunday, 3 Jun 1900 [YS1900A, CHU1900]
Size:
Inscription: on brass tablet on the wall: In grateful recognition of the faithful stewardship of the donor of this Church, the windows in the sanctuary were placed by the people of the Parish. Whitsunday, 1900. [YS1900A]
Category: St. Michael
Location: chancel [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 just calls this a Memorial Window (without a name) [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Comment: Destroyed in the fire of 16 Aug 1981 [NYT1981]

Item 3.138.4.3

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Destroyed [TGM2017]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Brokaw Memorial Tablet
Theme: Angel of the Benediction [YS1902]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [YS1902]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer: attributed to Frederick Wilson [TGM2017]
Memorial details: Annetta Kerr Brokaw (Mar 1876 - 30 Oct 1900), a former teacher in the school and worker in the parish [YS1902, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: children of the church [YS1902]
Date: Unveiled 16 Nov 1902 [YS1902]
Size:
Inscription: My Peace I Give Unto You [YS1902]
on a brass tablet upon the adjoining wall: IN LOVING MEMORY OF / ANNETTA KERR BROKAW / "One Who Followed the Master Whither He Went." / 1876-1900 / This mosaic was placed by the children of the Church in which she faithfully served. 1902 [YS1902]
Category: Angel of the Benediction
Location: next to the vestry and choir rooms [YS1902]
Comment: Destroyed in the fire of 16 Aug 1981 [TGM2017, DEDUCED]

References

CHU1900: The Churchman (16 Jun 1900, p. 756)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
NYT1895: New York Times (2 Nov 1895)
NYT1981: New York Times (13 Sep 1981)
TGM2017: Tiffany's Glass Mosaics, Kelly A. Conway and Lindsy R. Parrott (mosaic list compiled by Morgan T. Albahary) (2017, p. 234-235)
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)
YS1900A: The Yonkers Statesman (2 Jun 1900, p. 3)
YS1900B: The Yonkers Statesman (14 Jul 1900, p. 3)
YS1902: The Yonkers Statesman (17 Nov 1902, p. 5)

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