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First Congregational Church, Danbury, Connecticut

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Site Id: 8.8.1
Rating: Nothing
Address: Main Street
Location: Danbury, Connecticut 06810, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.3942, -73.45254 (approx)
Tiffany 1910: Page 43
Duncan 1980: Page 208
Tiffany 1897: Page 27
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 lists the site twice, once under First Congregational Church and once under Congregational Church [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Destroyed
Building date: 1858 [HIST1896]
Architect:
Comment: Destroyed by fire May 1907 [WEB]
Also of interest:

Site Items

8.8.1.1: Benedict Memorial Window: Christ and His Disciples on the way to Emmaus (Likely destroyed)
8.8.1.2: Cooke Memorial Window: The Sower (1907) (Likely destroyed)

Item 8.8.1.1

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

Status: Likely destroyed [DEDUCED]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Benedict Memorial Window
Theme: Christ and His Disciples on the way to Emmaus [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 43
Duncan 1980: Page 208
Tiffany 1897: Page 27
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Edgar Aaron Benedict (b. 24 Oct 1833) [HIST1896, WEB]
Donor: his mother, Elizabeth Morehouse Benedict [HIST1896, FINDAGRAVE, WEB]
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Emmaus

Item 8.8.1.2

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

Status: Likely destroyed [DEDUCED]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Cooke Memorial Window
Theme: The Sower [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 43
Duncan 1980: Page 208
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [FRIE1907]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Amos Starr Cooke (1 Dec 1810 - 20 Mar 1871) and his wife Juliette Montague Cooke (10 Mar 1812 - 11 Aug 1896) [FRIE1907, WIKI]
Donor: their son, Charles Montague Cooke [FRIE1907]
Date: Installed ca. May 1907 [FRIE1907]
Size:
Inscription: In Memoriam Amos Starr Cooke and his wife Juliette Cooke, Missionaries to the Hawaiian Islands in 1836 [FRIE1907]
Category: Parable of the Sower
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 spells the name as Cook [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Comment: The building was destroyed by fire shortly after the window was installed [DEDUCED]

References

DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
FRIE1907: The Friend (Jun 1907, p. 12)
HIST1896: History of Danbury, Conn. 1684-1896, James Montgomery Bailey and Susan Benedict Hill (1896, p. 294-295)
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
WIKI: Wikipedia

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