GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Holy Maternity of Mary Church
210 North Front Street
Dowagiac, MI 49047
History: Holy Maternity of Mary Church, Dowagiac, Cass County, Michigan, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Diocese of Kalamazoo (Archives: Kalamazoo, Michigan). Detroit diocesan priests at Holy Maternity of Mary had attended to Sacred Heart of Mary Mission (Potawatomi), Dowagiac/ Silver Creek, 1845-1870s (no longer Native).
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1845-1870s
Volume: Several records within 1 volume
Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of Sacred Heart of Mary Mission.
Unless otherwise noted, the repository on this page holds (or held) the records described here and they are not held at the Marquette University Archives.