GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
St. John the Baptist Church
8908 Old Branch Avenue
Clinton, MD 20735
History: St. John the Baptist Church, Clinton, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish administered by Washington/ Baltimore archdiocesan priests, 1875-present (Washington, 1939-present). It has had some Piscataway Indian parishioners, 1875-present, and those of other tribal backgrounds (e.g. Maya), 1980s-present.
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1875-present
Volume: Several records dispersed throughout
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.