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

St. John the Beloved Church
28 Sumter Avenue
Summerville, SC 29483

Phone: 843-873-0631
Email: office@sjbsummerville.org

 

History: St. John the Beloved Church, Summerville, Dorchester County, South Carolina, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Diocese of Charleston (Archives: Charlestown, South Carolina). Adrian Dominican Sisters (Archives: Adrian, Michigan) at St. John’s have attended to Editso, Kusso, and Natchez Indian stations in Dorchester, Colleton, and Berkeley Counties, 1970s-present.

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1970s-ongoing

Volume: Several records

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of St. John the Beloved Church.

 

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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