GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
Maryland: MD-5

St. Ambrose Church
3107 Sixty-Third Avenue 
Cheverly, MD 20785

Phone: 301-773-9300
Email: ambroserectory@gmail.com

 

History: St. Ambrose Church, Cheverly, Prince George’s County, Maryland, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Archdiocese of Washington (Archives: Hyattsville, Maryland). Washington/Baltimore arch/diocesan priests have administered St. Ambrose’s, 1886-present, which has had some Native American parishioners (e.g. Maya), 1980s-present.

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1980s-ongoing

Volume: Several records

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) of Native American parishioners.

 

Unless noted otherwise, the repository named above holds (or held) the records described and not the Marquette University Archives.

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