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Presbyterian Church, Kingston, Pennsylvania

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Site Id: 33.38.1
Rating: Nothing
Address: 851 W. Market Street
Location: Kingston, Pennsylvania 18704, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.26423, -75.89919
Tiffany 1910: Page 98
Duncan 1980: Page 220
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date:
Architect:
Comment: Congregation merged with First United Methodist Church, Kingston, PA, in 1972 and the combined church is called Church of Christ Uniting (SITE:33.38.2) [ORG]
Also of interest: 1916 pulpit by Tiffany [WBR1916]

Site Items

33.38.1.1: Teter, Edwards and Cobleigh Memorial Window: Christ Blessing Children (1909) (Removed)
33.38.1.2: Shoemaker and Hoyt Memorial Window: The Great Commission (1916) (Removed)
33.38.1.3: Hoyt Memorial Window: Easter Morn (1916) (Removed)
33.38.1.4: Hoyt Memorial Window: Green Pastures (1916) (Removed)
33.38.1.5: Reynolds Memorial Window: I Am the Way, the Truth and the Life (1916) (Removed)
33.38.1.6: Cobleigh Memorial Window: Charity (1925) (Removed)
33.38.1.7: Cobleigh Memorial Window: Christ the Healer (1925) (Removed)
33.38.1.8: Newell Memorial Mosaic: Resurrection Angel (1924) (Removed)

Item 33.38.1.1

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

Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Teter, Edwards and Cobleigh Memorial Window
Theme: Christ Blessing Children [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 98
Duncan 1980: Page 220
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Margaret Clark Teter (9 Sep 1901 - 1 Apr 1902), Margaret Edwards Edwards (30 Nov 1825 - 16 Apr 1901), Abbie Geisinger Cobleigh (7 Jan 1890 - 5 Jul 1890) [WBR1909, WBTL1909, ST1909, FINDAGRAVE, WEB]
Donor: mother / daughter / aunt, Anna Edwards (Mrs. Walter C.) Teter, and aunt / daughter / mother, Margaret Edwards (Mrs. Bennett James) Cobleigh [WBR1909, WBTL1909, ST1909, FINDAGRAVE, WEB]
Date: Dedicated Easter Sunday, 11 Apr 1909 [WBR1909, WBTL1909, ST1909]
Size: 18' high x 12' wide [WEB]
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO, WBR1909, WBTL1909, ST1909]
Inscription: Margaret Clark Teter / September 9, 1901 - April 1, 1902 / Margaret Edwards / November 30, 1825 - April 16, 1901 / Abbie Geisinger Cobleigh / January 7, 1890 - July 5, 1890 [WBR1909, WBTL1909, ST1909]
Category: Christ Blessing Children
History: Window sold by congregation ca. 1984 [ORG]
Window currently in Unity of El Cajon, El Cajon, CA (SITE:6.14.1) [ORG_NEW]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this just the Teter Memorial Window because Mrs. Teter was one of the donors and likely was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]
Same as item: 6.14.1.1

Item 33.38.1.2

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

Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Shoemaker and Hoyt Memorial Window
Theme: The Great Commission [WBR1916]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [WBR1916]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: George Shoemaker (23 Jun 1844 - 3 Feb 1910) and John Dorrance Hoyt (13 Aug 1819 - 16 Jun 1896) [WBR1916, FINDAGRAVE, WEB]
Donor: wife / daughter, Ann Elizabeth Hoyt Shoemaker [WBR1916, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Dedicated 24 Dec 1916 [WBR1916]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [WBR1916]
Inscription: In loving memory, George Shoemaker, 1844-1910, and John Dorrance Hoyt, 1819-1896 [WBR1916]
Category: Great Commission
Location: east transept [WBR1916]
History: Window sold by congregation ca. 1984 [ORG]

Item 33.38.1.3

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

Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hoyt Memorial Window
Theme: Easter Morn [WBR1916]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [WBR1916]
Record type: Window
Designer: probably Frederick Wilson [TIFF1896, DEDUCED]
Designer comment: Tiffany 1896 credits Wilson as the designer of a similar composition [TIFF1896]
Memorial details: Elizabeth N. Hoyt (1824-1893) and Augusta Hoyt (18 Jul 1856 - 3 May 1913) [WBR1916, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: daughter / sister, Martha H. Hoyt (Mrs. Frederic) Corss [WBR1916, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Dedicated 24 Dec 1916 [WBR1916]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [WBR1916]
Inscription:
Category: Resurrection without Christ
History: Window sold by congregation ca. 1984 [ORG]

Item 33.38.1.4

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

Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hoyt Memorial Window
Theme: Green Pastures (Still Waters) [WBR1916]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [WBR1916]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Ziba Hoyt (8 Sep 1788 - 22 Dec 1853) and Nancy Hurlbut Hoyt (8 Apr 1793 - 26 Feb 1872) [WBR1916, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their granddaughter, Ann Elizabeth (Mrs. George) Shoemaker [WBR1916]
Date: Dedicated 24 Dec 1916 [WBR1916]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, WBR1916]
Inscription:
Category: Landscape
History: Window sold by congregation ca. 1984 [ORG]
Window currently in Grand Lake Theater, Oakland, CA (SITE:6.10.1) [ORG_NEW]
Same as item: 6.10.1.1

Item 33.38.1.5

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Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Reynolds Memorial Window
Theme: I Am the Way, the Truth and the Life [WBR1916]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [WBR1916]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Charles Hamilton Reynolds (1 Jan 1864 - 22 Aug 1901) and Emily Fuller Reynolds (30 May 1871 - 6 Feb 1900) [WBR1916, FINDAGRAVE, WBR1900, WBR1901]
Donor: their brother, J. Herbert Reynolds [WBR1916, WBR1900, WBR1901]
Date: Dedicated 24 Dec 1916 [WBR1916]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [WBR1916]
Inscription:
Category: Christ
History: Window sold by congregation ca. 1984 [ORG]

Item 33.38.1.6

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

Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Cobleigh Memorial Window
Theme: Charity [SR1925]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [SR1925, MET1967]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Margaret Edwards (Mrs. Bennett James) Cobleigh (27 Nov 1866 - 9 Aug 1924) [SR1925, FINDAGRAVE, WEB]
Donor: her sister, Anna Edwards (Mrs. Walter C.) Teter [SR1925, FINDAGRAVE, WEB]
Date: Dedicated 25 Dec 1925 [SR1925]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, SR1925]
Inscription: In Memoriam / Margaret Edwards Cobleigh / Born November 27, 1866 / Died August 9, 1924 [SR1925]
Category: Charity
History: Window sold by congregation ca. 1984 [ORG]
Window currently in Richard H. Driehaus Collection, Chicago, IL (SITE:13.1.27) [ORG_NEW]
Comment: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, has a gouache and watercolor drawing for the window [MET1967, DEDUCED]
Same as item: 13.1.27.8

Item 33.38.1.7

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

Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Cobleigh Memorial Window
Theme: Christ the Healer [SR1925]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [SR1925]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Bennett James Cobleigh (10 Jan 1863 - 22 Sep 1912) [SR1925]
Donor: his daughter, Nana Cobleigh (Mrs. Charles M.) O'Boyle [SR1925, WEB]
Date: Dedicated 25 Dec 1925 [SR1925]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, SR1925]
Inscription: In Memoriam / Bennett James Cobleigh / Born January 10, 1863 / Died September 22, 1912 [SR1925, DEDUCED]
Category: Christ
History: Window placed into storage ca. 1984 [WBTL1994]
Window installed in Church of Christ Uniting, Kingston, PA (SITE:33.38.2) in 1994 [WBTL1994]
Same as item: 33.38.2.2

Item 33.38.1.8

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

Status: Removed [TGM2017]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Newell Memorial Mosaic
Theme: Resurrection Angel [WBTL1924]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [WBTL1924]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer: attributed to Frederick Wilson [TGM2017]
Memorial details: Mary Edwards (Mrs. Theodore Leonard) Newell (25 Nov 1861 - 8 Sep 1922) [WBTL1924, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: Unveiled Easter Sunday, 20 Apr 1924 [WBTL1924]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Angel of Resurrection
History: Mosaic removed from church in 1928 and currently in private collection [TGM2017]

References

DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
MET1967: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, design drawing (1967, Accession Number 67.654.463)
ORG: Organization
ORG_NEW: Organization that is new owner
PHOTO: Photo of item
SR1925: The Scranton Republican (23 Dec 1925, p. 8)
ST1909: The Scranton Truth (10 Apr 1909, p. 12)
TGM2017: Tiffany's Glass Mosaics, Kelly A. Conway and Lindsy R. Parrott (mosaic list compiled by Morgan T. Albahary) (2017, p. 257)
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (6 Feb 1886)
TIFF1893: Chicago Exposition booklet, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1893)
TIFF1896: Memorial Windows, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1896)
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)
WBR1900: The Wilkes-Barre Record (7 Feb 1900, p. 5)
WBR1901: The Wilkes-Barre Record (23 Aug 1901, p. 5)
WBR1909: The Wilkes-Barre Record (10 Apr 1909, p. 13)
WBR1916: The Wilkes-Barre Record (25 Dec 1916, p. 11)
WBTL1909: The Wilkes-Barre Times-Leader (9 Apr 1909, p. 14)
WBTL1924: The Wilkes-Barre Times-Leader (21 Apr 1924, p. 19)
WBTL1994: The Wilkes-Barre Times-Leader (30 Oct 1994, p. 1B)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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