GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Oklahoma: OK-12

Sacred Heart Church
208 South Evans Street
El Reno, OK  73036

Phone: 405-262-1405
Email: See website (Church)

https://www.sacredheartelreno.com/

 

History: St. Cecilia Church, El Reno, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish with some Cherokee Indian parishioners.

1892-1899

Oklahoma City diocesan priests from Assumption Church, Muskogee, attended Claremore station (Cherokee)

1899-1909

Oklahoma City diocesan priests from Holy Family, Tulsa, attended Claremore station

1909-1912

Oklahoma City diocesan priests attended Claremore station from Sacred Heart, Sapulpa, attended Claremore station

1912-1914

Oklahoma City diocesan priests from St. Catherine’s, Nowata, attended Claremore station

1914-1917

Oklahoma City diocesan priests from Holy Cross, Wagoner, attended Claymore station

1917-1920

Oklahoma City diocesan priests from Holy Family, Tulsa, established and attended Sacred Heart Mission (Cherokee)

1920-1925

Oklahoma City diocesan priests from St. Patrick’s, Sand Springs, attended Sacred Heart

1925-1931 (closed)

Society of the Precious Blood (Cincinnati Province, Cincinnati, Ohio) from St. Catherine’s, Nowata, attended Sacred Heart

1931-1939

Society of the Precious Blood from St. Catherine’s, Nowata, attended Claremore station (Cherokee)

1939-1940

Diocesan priests attended Claremore station

1940-1948

Oklahoma City diocesan priests from Sacred Heart, Skiatook, established and attended Christ the King Mission (Cherokee) 

1948-1972

Became a parish; Oklahoma City diocesan priests administered St. Cecilia/ Christ the King Church

1972-present

Tulsa diocesan priests have administered St. Cecilia’s

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1940-present

Volume: Within several volumes 

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Cherokee Indian parishioners of St. Cecilia 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.

New1984/rev2003-2018

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