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Special Collections and Archives

GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE UNITED STATES

Volume 1: Eastern United States - Clinton [Piscataway], Maryland: MD-7

St. Mary Church
13401 Piscataway Road
Clinton, MD 20735

Phone: 301-292-0527

Email: See website

http://www.saintmaryspiscataway.net/

History: St. Mary Church, Clinton/ Piscataway, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish with several Piscataway Indian parishioners, 1640-present. Rev. Andrew White, S.J., founded and administered the parish until expelled by the English government, 1640-1645. Thereafter, diocesan priests administered the parish.

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1640-present

Volume: Many records dispersed throughout all volumes

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) of Piscataway Indian parishioners.

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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