GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE UNITED STATES

Diocese of Buffalo

Holy Family Church
5180 Chew Road
Sanborn, NY 14132

Phone: 716-523-9114

http://www.barnabites.com/

History:

1953-present

Barnabites founded and have administered Holy Family Church (Tuscarora, Cayuga, Algonquin), Sanborn/ Lewiston, Tuscarora Reservation, which grew to attract Native American parishioners from adjacent Erie and Niagara Counties as well.

1990s-present

A Sister of St. Mary of Namur (Eastern Province, Buffalo, New York) has served as parish administrative assistant

2010s-present

A permanent deacon (Tuscarora) has ministered to the parish and reservation

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of Holy Family 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.

New2006/rev2017

Archival materials from the Raynor Memorial Libraries


Marquette Archives