GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
Arizona: AZ-6

Immaculate Conception Church
928 C Avenue
P.O. Box 1176
Douglas, AZ 85607

Phone: 520-364-8494
Email: See website (Contact Us)

 

Hours: See website

 

History: Immaculate Conception Church, Douglas, Cochise County, Arizona, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Diocese of Tucson (Archives: Tucson, Arizona). It has been administered by Tucson diocesan priests who attended to St. Michael Mission, Nacho (Pima, Tohono O’odham). Both Immaculate Conception and St. Michael’s have had some Pima and Tohono O’odham Indian parishioners.

1905-1906

Tucson diocesan priests at St. Patrick’s, Bisbee, attended to Immaculate Conception Mission

1906-1942 (transferred to St. Patrick’s, Bisbee)

Became a parish; Tucson diocesan priests administered Immaculate Conception Church

1915-1921 (transferred to Sacred Heart, Bisbee)

Tucson diocesan priests at Immaculate Conception attended St. Michael Mission, Naco

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1906-ongoing, bulk 1915-1921 

Volume: Few entries within several volumes 

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of Immaculate Conception Church and St. Michael Mission, Naco.

 

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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