GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
North Carolina: NC-2
St. Joseph Church
316 Main Street
P.O. Box 727
Bryson, NC 28713
History: St. Joseph’s has been a predominantly non-Native American parish administered by Charlotte/ Raleigh diocesan priests (Charlotte Diocese, 1971-present) except for Glenmary Home Missioners (Cincinnati, Ohio), 1980s-1990s. Diocesan and Glenmary priests from St. Joseph’s have attended Our Lady of Guadalupe Mission (Cherokee, Maya), Cherokee Reservation, Cherokee, North Carolina, 1970s-present, with assistance of the Sisters of St. Francis (Tiffin, Ohio), 1980s-present.
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1970s-present
Volume: Few volumes
Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of Our Lady of Guadalupe Mission.
Unless noted otherwise, the records identified in this repository entry are held by that repository and not Marquette University Archives. However, Marquette’s holdings, e.g. Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions Records, include related records about the Native and Catholic groups and places described in this entry.