GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
Maryland: MD-7

St. Mary Church
13401 Piscataway Road
Clinton, MD 20735

Phone: 301-292-0527
Email: See website

 

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

1640-1645

Rev. Andrew White, S.J. [Jesuits] (British Province) (Archives: London, England) founded and administered St. Mary Church (Piscataway, in part) until expelled by the English government

1645-1784

London District/ England and Wales vicariate apostolate priests (Archdiocese of Westminster) (Archives: London, England) administered St. Mary’s

1784-1789

U.S. prefecture apostolate priests administered St. Mary’s

1789-1945

Baltimore arch/diocesan priests administered St. Mary’s

1945-present

Washington archdiocesan priests administered St. Mary’s

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1640-ongoing

Volume: Many records dispersed throughout all volumes

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) of Piscataway Indian parishioners.

 

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

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