GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
Nevada: NV-2

St. Joseph Church
1035 "C" Street
Elko, NV 89801

Phone: 775-738-6432
Email: stjoech@frontier.com

 

History: St. Joseph Church, Elko, Elko County, Nevada, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Diocese of Reno (Archives: Reno, Nevada). Reno diocesan priests at St. Joseph’s attended to the following Native American stations in Nevada:

1917-1920

Duckwater Reservation station (Paiute, Washo), Nye County

1920s

Western Shoshone Agency station (Shoshoni)

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:  

Inclusive dates: 1917-1920s 

Volume: Few entries within 1 volume 

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of the Duckwater Reservation and Western Shoshone Agency stations.

 

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

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