GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
St. Ambrose Church
3107 Sixty-Third Avenue
Cheverly, MD 20785
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. However, Marquette’s holdings, e.g. Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions Records, include related records about these Native and Catholic groups and places.