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First Congregational Church, Toledo, Ohio

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Site Id: 32.20.4
Rating: 3 stars
Address: 2315 Collingwood Boulevard
Location: Toledo, Ohio 43615, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.6665, -83.55578
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1916 [ORG]
Architect:
Also of interest: Three 1922 double lancet windows by Lederle and Geissler [ORG]

Site Items

32.20.4.1: Emerson Memorial Window: Moses (Extant)
32.20.4.2: Eaton Memorial Window: ornamental (Extant)
32.20.4.3: Carrington Memorial Window: Angel (Extant)
32.20.4.4: Casey Memorial Window: The Recording Angel (Extant)
32.20.4.5: Wood Memorial Window: ornamental (Extant)
32.20.4.6: Berdan Memorial Window: ornamental (Extant)
32.20.4.7: Williams Memorial: Christ Blessing Little Child (1904) (Extant)
32.20.4.8: Ketcham Memorial Window: landscape (1904) (Extant)
32.20.4.9: Wright Memorial Window: The Guardian Angel (1927) (Extant)
32.20.4.10: Spencer Memorial Window: Christ Appearing to Mary on Easter Morn (1927) (Extant)
32.20.4.11: Bash Memorial Window: The Good Samaritan (1927) (Extant)
32.20.4.12: Woolson Memorial Window: Truth (1926) (Extant)
32.20.4.13: Stockdale Memorial Window: Justice (1928) (Extant)
32.20.4.14: World War Memorial Window: The Ascension (1926) (Extant)
32.20.4.15: Kelsey Memorial Window: Hope (1927) (Extant)
32.20.4.16: Bacon Memorial Window: Inspiration (1926) (Extant)

Item 32.20.4.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Emerson Memorial Window
Theme: Moses [DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 93
Duncan 1980: Page 219
Tiffany 1897: Page 55
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: George Emerson (9 Feb 1820 - 28 Jul 1887) [INSCRIPTION, HIST1987]
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF / GEORGE EMERSON / BORN FEBY 9 1820 / DIED JULY 28 1887 [PHOTO]
Category: Moses
Location: chancel, bottom right [PHOTO, ORG]
History: Originally in previous building of congregation (SITE:32.20.1), moved here in 1916 [ORG]
Same as item: 32.20.1.1

Item 32.20.4.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Eaton Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 93
Duncan 1980: Page 219
Tiffany 1897: Page 55
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Frederick Eaton (10 Feb 1835 - 4 Feb 1890) and Mary Helen Shirley Eaton (23 May 1839 - 2 Jan 1887) [HIST1987, EATON1911]
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF FREDERICK AND MARY EATON [HIST1987]
Category: Ornamental
Location: chancel, top center [PHOTO, ORG]
History: Originally in previous building of congregation (SITE:32.20.1), moved here in 1916 [ORG]
Same as item: 32.20.1.2

Item 32.20.4.3

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Carrington Memorial Window
Theme: Angel [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 93
Duncan 1980: Page 219
Tiffany 1897: Page 55
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Miles Delevan Carrington (1 Jan 1823 - 27 Mar 1887) and Elizabeth Maria Casey Carrington (16 Feb 1827 - 17 Aug 1886) [HIST1987, WEB]
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: To the Glory of God and the memory of Miles D. and Elizabeth M. Carrington [HIST1987]
Category: Angel
Location: chancel, top left [PHOTO, ORG]
History: Originally in previous building of congregation (SITE:32.20.1), moved here in 1916 [ORG]
Same as item: 32.20.1.3

Item 32.20.4.4

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Casey Memorial Window
Theme: The Recording Angel [HIST1987]
Tiffany 1910: Page 93
Duncan 1980: Page 219
Tiffany 1897: Page 55
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Elizabeth Maria Casey (1 Jul 1855 - 26 Feb 1859), Delavan Carrington Casey (3 Apr 1866 - 23 Mar 1871), Helen Fidelia Casey (26 Sep 1859 - 16 Dec 1872) and Irving Ely Casey (8 Jun 1853 - 4 Jan 1874) [HIST1987, WEB]
Donor: their parents, Theodore Buel Casey and Sarah Diantha Woods Casey [HIST1987, WEB]
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Recording Angel
Location: chancel, top right [PHOTO, ORG]
History: Originally in previous building of congregation (SITE:32.20.1), moved here in 1916 [ORG]
Same as item: 32.20.1.4

Item 32.20.4.5

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Wood Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 93
Duncan 1980: Page 219
Tiffany 1897: Page 55
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: S.B. Wood [HIST1987]
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: chancel, bottom far right [PHOTO, ORG]
History: Originally in previous building of congregation (SITE:32.20.1), moved here in 1916 [ORG]
Same as item: 32.20.1.5

Item 32.20.4.6

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Berdan Memorial Window (Bodman Memorial Window)
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 93
Duncan 1980: Page 219
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Peter Frederick Berdan (23 Oct 1824 - 13 Nov 1887) [HIST1987, YALE1907]
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: chancel, bottom far left [PHOTO, ORG]
History: Originally in previous building of congregation (SITE:32.20.1), moved here in 1916 [ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Bodman Memorial Window (spelled as Bowman) so likely Mr. Berdan's daughter, Ida Maria Berdan Bodman, was at least one of the donors and was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]
Same as item: 32.20.1.6

Item 32.20.4.7

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Williams Memorial
Theme: Christ Blessing Little Child [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 93
Duncan 1980: Page 219
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Rev. William Wallace Williams D.D. (25 Oct 1821 - 7 Jul 1898) [INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: Presented 25 Dec 1904 [HIST1987]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Revd William W Williams DD / 1821 - 1898 [PHOTO]
Category: Christ Blessing Children
Location: chancel, bottom left [PHOTO, ORG]
History: Originally in previous building of congregation (SITE:32.20.1), moved here in 1916 [ORG]
Same as item: 32.20.1.7

Item 32.20.4.8

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Ketcham Memorial Window (Nearing Memorial Window)
Description: landscape [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 93
Duncan 1980: Page 219
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Rachel Ann Berdan Ketcham (27 Sep 1821 - 27 Sep 1907) [INSCRIPTION, HIST1987, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: her daughter, Mary Elizabeth Ketcham (Mrs. Mars) Nearing [HIST1987]
Date: Presented 25 Dec 1904 [HIST1987]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Rachel A Ketcham / Born September 27th 1821 [PHOTO, HIST1987]
Category: Landscape
Location: chancel, bottom center [PHOTO, ORG]
History: Originally in previous building of congregation (SITE:32.20.1), moved here in 1916 [ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Nearing Memorial Window because Mrs. Nearing was the donor [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]
Same as item: 32.20.1.8

Item 32.20.4.9

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Wright Memorial Window
Theme: The Guardian Angel [HIST1987]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Wright children [HIST1987]
Donor: their parents, William E. Wright and Martha Wright, and Jane Wright [HIST1987]
Date: Dedicated 26 Jun 1927 [HIST1987]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Gift of Jane, William and Martha Wright [HIST1987]
Category: Guardian Angel
Location: north wall, main floor, left [PHOTO, ORG]

Item 32.20.4.10

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Spencer Memorial Window
Theme: Christ Appearing to Mary on Easter Morn [HIST1987]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Joseph Milton Spencer (25 Feb 1850 - 29 Jul 1920) [HIST1987]
Donor:
Date: Dedicated 26 Jun 1927 [HIST1987]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Memory of Joseph Milton Spencer, 1850-1920 [HIST1987]
Category: Resurrection with Christ
Location: north wall, main floor, center [PHOTO, ORG]

Item 32.20.4.11

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Bash Memorial Window
Theme: The Good Samaritan [HIST1987]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Jacob Bash (24 Jan 1816 - 8 Oct 1872) and Elizabeth Brightman Bash (1841 - 9 Oct 1908) [HIST1987, FINDAGRAVE, WEB]
Donor: their children, Harry M. Bash and Nellie F. Bash [HIST1987]
Date: Dedicated 26 Jun 1927 [HIST1987]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Memory of Jacob and Elizabeh Bash. Erected by their children, Harry M. and Nellie F. Bash [HIST1987]
Category: Good Samaritan
Location: north wall, main floor, right [PHOTO, ORG]

Item 32.20.4.12

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Woolson Memorial Window
Theme: Truth [HIST1987]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Alvin Mansfield Woolson (1841 - 7 Oct 1925) and Frances Delia Tillinghast Woolson (30 Nov 1846 - Jul 1924) [INSCRIPTION, HIST1987, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their daughters, Maude Elle Woolson (Mrs. Herman Hans) Brand, Constance Fenimore Woolson (Mrs. John Eliot) Barney, Weona Woolson (Mrs. Walter J.) Engle [HIST1987, WEB]
Date: Dedicated 14 Nov 1926 [HIST1987]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / ALVIN MANSFIELD WOOLSON / 1841 - 1925 / FRANCES DELIA WOOLSON / 1846 - 1924 // *** [HIST1987, PHOTO]
Category: Truth
Location: north wall, above balcony, far left [PHOTO, ORG]

Item 32.20.4.13

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Stockdale Memorial Window
Theme: Justice [HIST1987]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Rev. Allen Arthur Stockdale (15 Sep 1875 - 1956) and Ella Mae Reppard Stockdale (1871-1963) [INSCRIPTION, HIST1987, FINDAGRAVE, HIST1917, WEB]
Donor: the church [HIST1987]
Date: Dedicated 30 Sep 1928 [HIST1987]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN APPRECIATION OF / DR. AND MRS. ALLEN A. STOCKDALE / 1914 - 1928 // THE MEMORY OF THE JUST IS BLESSED [HIST1987, PHOTO]
Category: Justice
Location: north wall, above balcony, left [PHOTO, ORG]
Cost: $2500 [HIST1987]

Item 32.20.4.14

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: World War Memorial Window
Theme: The Ascension [HIST1987]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Women's Working Band [INSCRIPTION, HIST1987]
Date: Dedicated 14 Nov 1926 [HIST1987]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO DIED / THOSE WHO FOUGHT AND SERVED ABROAD / THOSE WHO LABORED AND WROUGHT AT HOME / DURING THE WORLD WAR // A TRIBUTE FROM / THE WOMEN'S WORKING BAND OF / FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH [HIST1987, PHOTO]
Category: Ascension; War Memorial
Location: north wall, above balcony, center [PHOTO, ORG]

Item 32.20.4.15

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Kelsey Memorial Window
Theme: Hope [HIST1987]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [OAM1927]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Rev. Francis Duncan Kelsey (15 Feb 1849 - 5 Jan 1905) [INSCRIPTION, OAM1927, HIST1987]
Donor: the church [HIST1987]
Date: Dedicated 26 Jun 1927 [HIST1987]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: A FAITHFUL AND BELOVED PASTOR / DR FRANCIS D KELSEY ** / A TRIBUTE OF MEMORY // AND NOW LORD, WHAT WAIT I FOR? MY HOPE IS IN THEE. / PSALM 39:7 [HIST1987, PHOTO]
Category: Hope
Location: north wall, above balcony, right [PHOTO, ORG]

Item 32.20.4.16

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Bacon Memorial Window
Theme: Inspiration [HIST1987]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Rev. Henry M. Bacon (1827-1894) [INSCRIPTION, HIST1987]
Donor: George K. Detwiler and Caroline Bailey Detwiler [INSCRIPTION, HIST1987, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Dedicated 14 Nov 1926 [HIST1987]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF / 1827 H M BACON 1894 / THE FIRST AND FOR 13 YEARS / PASTOR OF CENTRAL CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH / CIVIL WAR CHAPLAIN OF 63RD INDIANA VOLUNTEERS // GIFT OF MR. AND MRS. GEORGE K. DETWILER [HIST1987, PHOTO]
Category: Inspiration
Location: north wall, above balcony, far right [PHOTO, ORG]

References

DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
EATON1911: History, Genealogical and Biographical, of the Eaton Families, Nellie Zada Rice Molyneux (1911, p. 528)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
HIST1917: A history of northwest Ohio: a narrative account of its historical progress and development from the first European exploration of the Maumee and Sandusky valleys and the adjacent shores of Lake Erie, down to the present time, Nevin O. Winter (1917, Vol. III, p. 1533-1534)
HIST1987: First Congregational Church: St. Clair Street to Collingwood Boulevard, Edward Parker Johnson (1987)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
OAM1927: The Oberlin Alumni Magazine (Oct 1927, p. 15)
ORG: Organisation
PHOTO: Photo of item
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (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
YALE1907: Decennial record of the class of 1896, Yale College, Clarence S. Day, Jr. (1907, p. 217)

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