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)

 

History: Sacred Heart Church, El Reno, Canadian County, Oklahoma, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish and school with a few Native American parishioners and students in the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Benedictines (Archives: Shawnee, Oklahoma) at Sacred Heart attended to the following Native American stations in Oklahoma:

1890-1891 (transferred to St. Patrick's, Anadarko)

Fort Sill station (Apache), Comanche County

1890-1913 (closed)

Fort Reno station (Cheyenne), Canadian County

ca. 1949-1981

Concho Government Indian School (e.g. Cheyenne, Arapaho), El Reno, Canadian County

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1890-1913, ca. 1949-1981

Volume: Several volumes

Description: Sacramental records for Native American parishioners at the Fort Sill and Fort Reno stations and students at the Concho Government Indian School.

 

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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