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
http://www.saintmaryspiscataway.net/

 

History: St. Mary Church, Clinton/ Piscataway, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish with several Piscataway Indian parishioners, 1640-present.

1640-1645

Rev. Andrew White, S.J., evangelized the Piscataway Indians and founded and administered St. Mary’s until expelled by the English Crown

1645-1784

Unknown

1784-present

Arch/diocesan priests administered St. Mary’s (Prefecture Apostolate of the United States, 1784-1789, Baltimore, 1789-1939, Washington, 1939-present)

 

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. However, Marquette’s holdings, e.g. Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions Records, include related records about these Native and Catholic groups and places.

New2017

Archival materials from the Raynor Memorial Libraries


Marquette Archives