GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
St. Patrick Church
301 Shamrock Trail
Adamsville, AL 35005
Email: See website
History: St. Patrick Church has been a predominantly non-Native American parish established by Birmingham diocesan priests through the merger of four nearby rural parishes, 1988. A decade later, Native (e.g. Cherokee, Choctaw, Creek, Shawnee) and non-Native parishioners founded the Ninety-first Kateri Circle (Tekakwitha Conference local chapter).
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1980s-present
Volume: Few records
Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of St. Patrick Church.
Unless noted otherwise, the repository named above holds (or held) the records described and not the Marquette University Archives. However, Marquette’s holdings, e.g. Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions Records, include related records about these Native and Catholic groups and places.