GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE UNITED STATES Volume 1: Eastern United States: MAINE: ME-3

Diocese of Portland

St. Ann Church
Center Street
P.O. Box 358 
Old Town, ME 04468

Phone: 207-827-2172

History:

1688-1702

Father Louis-Pierre Thury (1644-1699), a Quebec diocesan priest, founded and attended St. Ann Mission (Penobscot), Indian Island

1702-1760s

Itinerant Jesuits (French Province) attended St. Ann’s

1760s-1789

Itinerant diocesan priests from the Bishop of Quebec attended St. Ann's

1789-1808

Itinerant diocesan priests with faculties from the Bishop of Baltimore attended St. Ann’s

1808-1853

Itinerant diocesan priests from the Diocese of Boston attended St. Ann’s

1853-1926

Itinerant diocesan priests from the Diocese of Portland attended St. Ann's

1926-present

Diocesan priests from the Diocese of Portland administered St. Ann Church, Penobscot Indian Island Reservation

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1688-present

Volume: Several volumes

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for St. Ann Church, Old Town.

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.

New1984/rev2006-2017

Archival materials from the Raynor Memorial Libraries


Marquette Archives