GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
Maryland: MD-6

St. John the Baptist Church
8908 Old Branch Avenue
Clinton, MD 20735

Phone: 301-868-1070
Email: stjohnchurch01@gmail.com

 

History: St. John the Baptist Church, Clinton, Prince George’s County, Maryland, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish with some Native American parishioners in the Archdiocese of Washington (Archives: Hyattsville, Maryland).

1875-1980s

Washington/Baltimore archdiocesan priests administered St. John the Baptist Church (Piscataway, in part)

1980s-present

Washington archdiocesan priests have continued to administer St. John’s (e.g. Piscataway, Maya, in part)

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1875-ongoing

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.

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