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St. John's Episcopal Church, Jersey City, New Jersey

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

Site Id: 30.23.2
Rating: Nothing
Address: 120 Summit Avenue
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey 07304, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.71942, -74.06705
Tiffany 1910: Page 83
Duncan 1980: Page 217
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1870 [LAND2007]; 1894 [LAND2007]; 1914-1915 [JCJ1914B]
Architect: John Remsen Onderdonk II [LAND2007]; John Remsen Onderdonk II, Herman Krietler [LAND2007]; Colonel J. Hollis Wells (of Clinton and Russell) [JCJ1914B, LAND2007]
Comment: Building was badly damaged by fire, 24 Oct 1914 [JCJ1914A, NYT1914, NYET1914, CHU1914]
Two Underhill Memorial Windows survived the fire [JCJ1914A]
Also of interest:

Site Items

30.23.2.1: Anness Memorial Window: Hope (1910) (Destroyed) item has a photo
30.23.2.2: Underhill Memorial Window: Lilies and Palms (Removed)
30.23.2.3: Underhill Memorial Window: ornamental (1909) (Removed)
30.23.2.4: Underhill Memorial Window: Poppies and Clematis (Unknown)
30.23.2.5: Stratford Memorial Window: Good Shepherd (1903) (Unknown)
30.23.2.6: Harrison and McLaughlin Memorial Tablet: view of the Jungfrau mountain (1911) (Unknown) item has a photo
30.23.2.7: Rapelye Memorial Window: Poppies and Passion Flowers (Removed)
30.23.2.8: Underhill Memorial Window: Good Shepherd (1906) (Unknown)

Item 30.23.2.1

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Anness Memorial Window:  Hope
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Destroyed [JCJ1914A]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Anness Memorial Window (Brixey Memorial Window)
Theme: Hope [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Faith [JCJ1910B]
Tiffany 1910: Page 83
Duncan 1980: Page 217
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [JCJ1910B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Margaretta Jacobus (Mrs. John) Anness (d. 2 Nov 1908) [JCJ1910B]
Donor: her family [JCJ1910B]
Date: Installed Nov/Dec 1910 [JCJ1910B]
Probably dedicated 4 Dec 1910 [JCJ1910B]
Size:
Inscription: In memory of Margaretta Jacobus Anness, died Nov. 2, 1908. Peace, perfect peace. [JCJ1910B]
Category: Hope; Faith
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Brixey Memorial Window so likely a daughter of Mrs. Anness, Bertha Marguerite Anness Brixey, was at least one of the donors and was likely the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 30.23.2.2

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Status: Removed [ORG_NEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Underhill Memorial Window
Theme: Lilies and Palms [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 83
Duncan 1980: Page 217
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: William James Underhill (1836-1895) and Louise Prince Underhill (1836-1891) [INSCRIPTION, WEB]
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / WILLIAM J. UNDERHILL. / LOUISE PRINCE UNDERHILL. [PHOTO]
Category: Floral
History: Window currently in the Richard H. Driehaus Collection, Chicago, IL (SITE:13.1.27) [ORG_NEW]
Same as item: 13.1.27.2

Item 30.23.2.3

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Status: Removed [WEB]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Underhill Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 83
Duncan 1980: Page 217
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS / NEW YORK [PHOTO]
Other documentation: [JCJ1910A]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Emma Huber Underhill (d. 14 Jun 1905) [INSCRIPTION, JCJ1910A, NYT1905]
Donor: her husband, Elmer Underhill [JCJ1910A]
Date: 1909 [INSCRIPTION]
Installed ca. Jan 1910 [JCJ1910A]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Memoriam / Emma Huber Underhill / 1909 [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental
Location: transept [JCJ1910A]
Comment: For sale at John Moran Auctioneers, Altadena, CA, 20 Nov 2007, lot 1231 [MORAN2013]

Item 30.23.2.4

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Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Underhill Memorial Window
Theme: Poppies and Clematis [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 83
Duncan 1980: Page 217
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Floral
Same as item: Possibly 13.1.27.1 and 30.23.2.7

Item 30.23.2.5

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Stratford Memorial Window
Theme: Good Shepherd [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 83
Duncan 1980: Page 217
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [JCEJ1903B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: George Cecil Stratford (16 Jun 1828 - 20 Apr 1902) [JCEJ1903A, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his children [JCEJ1903A]
Date: Installed Dec 1903 [JCEJ1903B]
Unveiled 25 Dec 1903 [JCEJ1903A]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Christ the Good Shepherd
Location: center of chancel [JCEJ1903A, JCEJ1903B]
Comment: Badly damaged in the fire of 1914 [JCJ1914A]

Item 30.23.2.6

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Harrison and McLaughlin Memorial Tablet:  view of the Jungfrau mountain
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Unknown
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Harrison and McLaughlin Memorial Tablet
Description: view of the Jungfrau mountain [NYEP1911, JCJ1911]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Other Tiffany documentation: Tiffany 1913 has a photo of the tablet [TIFF1913]
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYEP1911, NYO1911, JCJ1911]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer:
Memorial details: Harriet Taylor McLaughlin Harrison (6 Sep 1864 - 13 Nov 1910), Samuel E. Harrison (17 Mar 1822 - 5 Jan 1896), Sarah Edlow Williams Harrison (28 Jun 1827 - 28 Aug 1903), Edward Tunis McLaughlin (24 Aug 1838 - 16 Oct 1898) and Elizabeth Detwiller Heller McLaughlin (19 Apr 1843 - 27 Jan 1908) [INSCRIPTION, JCJ1911, FINDAGRAVE, NYT1903, SCAN1917, DAR1921]
Donor: husband / son / son / son-in-law / son-in-law, Edlow Wingate Harrison [JCJ1911]
Date: Exhibited Nov 1911 [NYEP1911]
Dedicated 10 Dec 1911 [JCJ1911, NYO1911]
Size:
Inscription: SAMUEL E. / HARRISON / BORN / MARCH 17 1822 / JANUARY 5 1896 / SARAH EDLOW / HARRISON / BORN / JUNE 28 1827 / DIED / AUGUST 28 1903 // HEAVENS MORNING BREAKS AND EARTH'S VAIN SHADOWS FLEE / TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF / BORN SEPT. 6 1864 HARRIET TAYLOR HARRISON DIED NOV. 13 1910 // EDWARD TUNIS / MCLAUGHLIN / BORN / AUGUST 24 1838 / DIED OCTOBER 16 1898 / ELIZABETH / DETWILLER / MCLAUGHLIN / BORN APRIL 19 1843 / DIED / JANUARY 27 1908 [PHOTO, JCJ1911]
Category: Landscape
Location: south wall [JCJ1911]
Comment: Survived the fire of 1914 [NYET1914]
It was restored by Tiffany Studios after the fire [JCJ1914B]

Item 30.23.2.7

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Status: Removed [ORG_NEW]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Rapelye Memorial Window
Theme: Poppies and Passion Flowers [ORG_NEW]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG_NEW]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Abram Bogart Rapelye and Mary Camerden Rapelye (d. 8 Jan 1915) [ORG_NEW, NYT1915]
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In loving memory of Abram Bogart Rapelye and Mary Camerden Rapelye [ORG_NEW]
Category: Floral
History: Window currently in the Richard H. Driehaus Collection, Chicago, IL (SITE:13.1.27) [ORG_NEW]
Same as item: 13.1.27.1; Possibly 30.23.2.4

Item 30.23.2.8

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Underhill Memorial Window
Theme: Good Shepherd [JCEJ1906]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [JCEJ1906]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Gerard Huber Underhill [JCEJ1906]
Donor: his parents, William Prince Underhill and Margaret Huber Underhill [JCEJ1906, WEB]
Date: Unveiled 23 Sep 1906 [JCEJ1906]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Christ the Good Shepherd
Location: transept [JCEJ1906]

References

CHU1914: The Churchman (7 Nov 1914, p. 603-604)
DAR1921: Lineage Book, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (1921, Vol. LVII, 56001-57000, p. 168)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
JCEJ1903A: Jersey City Evening Journal (24 Dec 1903, p. 4)
JCEJ1903B: Jersey City Evening Journal (28 Dec 1903, p. 9)
JCEJ1906: Jersey City Evening Journal (29 Sep 1906, p. 4)
JCJ1910A: Jersey City Journal (15 Jan 1910, p. 15)
JCJ1910B: Jersey City Journal (2 Dec 1910, p. 7)
JCJ1911: Jersey City Journal (11 Dec 1911, p. 6)
JCJ1914A: Jersey City Journal (24 Oct 1914, p. 1, 3)
JCJ1914B: Jersey City Journal (24 Dec 1914, p. 5)
LAND2007: Jersey City Historic Preservation Commission Local Landmark Designation Report, Zakalak Associates (7 Feb 2007)
MORAN2013: John Moran Auctioneers website (25 Dec 2013)
NYEP1911: New York Evening Post (11 Nov 1911, p. 9)
NYET1914: New York Evening Telegram (24 Oct 1914, p. 4)
NYO1911: New York Observer (16 Nov 1911, p. 644)
NYT1903: New York Times (30 Aug 1903)
NYT1905: New York Times (15 Jun 1905)
NYT1914: New York Times (25 Oct 1914)
NYT1915: New York Times (9 Jan 1915)
ORG_NEW: Organization that is new owner
PHOTO: Photo of item
SCAN1917: Scannell's New Jersey's First Citizens, William E. Sackett (ed.) (1917-1918)
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)
TIFF1913: Memorials in Glass and Stone, Tiffany Studios (1913)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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