GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
Florida: FL-12

St. Joseph the Worker Church
24065 U.S. Hwy 27
P.O. Box 1109
Moore Haven, FL 33471

Phone: 863-946-0696
Email: office@stjosephtheworkerfl.org

 

History: St. Joseph the Worker Church, Moore Haven, Glades County, Florida, has been a predominantly multicultural parish in the Diocese of Venice (Archives: Venice, Florida). Venice diocesan priests at St. Joseph’s have attended to the following missions among Native Americans (Seminole).

1970s-1990s

Big Cypress Reservation station

1970s-1990s

Brighton Reservation station

1990s-present

St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Mission, Okeechobee

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1970s-ongoing

Volume: Few records

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Seminole Indian parishioners of St. Joseph the Worker Church and its stations and mission.

 

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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