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First Congregational Church of Elyria, Elyria, Ohio

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Site Id: 32.11.1
Rating: 2 stars
Address: 330 Second Street
Location: Elyria, Ohio 44035, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.36628, -82.10824
Tiffany 1910: Page 92
Duncan 1980: Page 219
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1900 [WEB]
Architect:
Restoration: In 1982 the Tiffany windows were restored by the Franklin Art Glass Co. of Columbus, OH [WEB]
Also of interest:

Site Items

32.11.1.1: Beebe Memorial Window: Come Unto Me (1900) (Extant) item has a photo
32.11.1.2: Vincent and Nelson Memorial Window: Three Marys (1900) (Extant) item has a photo
32.11.1.3: Gates, Montieth, Bradford and Boyd Memorial Window: Nativity (1900) (Extant) item has a photo
32.11.1.4: DeWitt Memorial Window: Christ Blessing Children (1900) (Extant) item has a photo
32.11.1.5: Memorial Window: ornamental (Extant)

Item 32.11.1.1

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Beebe Memorial Window:  Come Unto Me
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Beebe Memorial Window
Theme: Come Unto Me [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 92
Duncan 1980: Page 219
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Tiffany Glass & Decorating Co., 1898 [DT2013]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Artemas Beebe (7 Oct 1793 - 29 Mar 1880) and Pamelia Morgan Beebe (9 Nov 1799 - 26 Jun 1878) [INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: Signature 1898 [SIGNATURE]
In place when building dedicated 17 Jun 1900 [WEB]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN LOVING MEMORY OF / ARTEMAS BEEBE / BORN 1793 - DIED 1880 / AND HIS WIFE / PAMELIA MORGAN BEEBE / BORN 1799 - DIED 1878 / PIONEERS OF ELYRIA IN 1817 / AMONG THE FIRST MEMBERS OF / THE PRESBYTERIAN CHVRCH IN 1824 [PHOTO]
Category: Christ
Location: west wall [WEB]

Item 32.11.1.2

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Vincent and Nelson Memorial Window:  Three Marys
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Vincent and Nelson Memorial Window
Theme: Three Marys [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 92
Duncan 1980: Page 219
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: not signed [DT2013]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Phebe Martin Vincent (1827 - 8 Jun 1888) and Thomas Lathrop Nelson (11 Jan 1823 - 21 Feb 1891) [INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: Contract for window signed 15 Nov 1898 [WEB]
In place when building dedicated 17 Jun 1900 [WEB]
Size:
Lancets: 4 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF / PHEBE MARTIN / VINCENT / 1827-1888 // IN MEMORY OF / THOMAS LOTHROP / NELSON / 1823-1891 [PHOTO]
Category: Resurrection without Christ
Location: west wall [WEB]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 just calls it a Memorial Window, so without a name [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]

Item 32.11.1.3

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Gates, Montieth, Bradford and Boyd Memorial Window:  Nativity
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Gates, Montieth, Bradford and Boyd Memorial Window
Theme: Nativity [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 92
Duncan 1980: Page 219
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: not signed [DT2013]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Nahum Ball Gates (28 Sep 1812 - 9 Dec 1890), Sarah Monteith Gates (8 May 1823 - 18 Apr 1893), Rev. John Monteith (1787 - 5 Apr 1868), Abigail Harris Monteith (1801-1881), Edward H. Boyd (1817-1884), Jane Bradford Boyd (1826-1887), Ezekial C. Bradford (Jul 1798 - 6 Dec 1872), Lucy Chandler Bradford (20 Aug 1801 - 6 Dec 1868) [INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: Contract for window signed 15 Nov 1898 [WEB]
In place when building dedicated 17 Jun 1900 [WEB]
Size:
Lancets: 4 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF / NAHVM BALL GATES / 1812-1890 / SARAH MONTEITH / GATES / 1823-1893 / REV JOHN MONTEITH / 1787-1868 / ABIGAIL MONTEITH / 1801-1881 // IN MEMORY OF / EDWARD BOYD / 1817-1884 / JANE BOYD / 1826-1887 / DEACON / ESEK BRADFORD / 1798-1872 / LVCY CHANDLER BRADFORD / 1801-1868 [PHOTO]
Category: Nativity
Location: east wall [WEB]
After design: Painting by Heinrich Hofmann [PHOTO]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 just calls it a Memorial Window, so without a name [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]

Item 32.11.1.4

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DeWitt Memorial Window:  Christ Blessing Children
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: DeWitt Memorial Window
Theme: Christ Blessing Children [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 92
Duncan 1980: Page 219
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: not signed [DT2013]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Elijah F. Witt DeWitt (22 May 1800 - 18 Apr 1891) and Anna Elizabeth Rich DeWitt (27 Aug 1811 - 23 Jan 1897) [INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: Contract for window signed 15 Nov 1898 [WEB]
In place when building dedicated 17 Jun 1900 [WEB]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IHS // IN MEMORY OF / ELIJAH DEWITT / 1800-1891 // IN MEMORY OF / ANNA E. DEWITT / 1811-1897 [PHOTO]
Category: Christ Blessing Children
Location: north wall [WEB]
After design: Painting by Heinrich Hofmann [PHOTO]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 just calls it a Memorial Window, so without a name [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]

Item 32.11.1.5

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO, WEB]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 92
Duncan 1980: Page 219
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

References

DT2013: Donald Traser, personal communication (5 Oct 2013)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
PHOTO: Photo of item
SIGNATURE: Signature on 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)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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