GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE UNITED STATES Volume 1: Eastern United States: LOUISIANA: LA-6

Diocese of Lake Charles

 

St. Joseph Church

209 North Washington Street

Elton, LA 70532

Phone: 337-584-2038

 

 

History: St. Joseph Church, Elton, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish, 1952-present. An active outreach ministry, 1990s-present, attracted some Koasati [Coushatta] Indian parishioners, 2002-present.

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

 

Inclusive dates: 2002-present

 

Volume: Few records within volumes

 

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Coushatta Indian parishioners of St. Joseph Church, Elton.

 

 

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.

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Archival materials from the Raynor Memorial Libraries


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