GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Oklahoma: OK-15

Holy Rosary Church
912 Cherokee Avenue
P.O. Box 389
Hartshorne, OK, 74547

Phone: 918-297-2453
Email: imcchurch03@yahoo.com
https://dioceseoftulsa.org/parishfinder

 

History: Holy Rosary Church, Hartshorne, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish in first the Arch/Diocese of Oklahoma City (to 1972) and then the Diocese of Tulsa (1972-present). From Holy Rosary, Discalced Carmelites (now Province of St. Therese of Oklahoma, Little Rock, Arkansas) and Carmelites of St. Therese attended the following missions and station among the Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians:

1910-1916

St. Edward Church/ Mission (Choctaw, Chickasaw), Pittsburg

1918-1921 (closed)

St. Henry Mission (Choctaw), Bentley

1926-1977 

St. Edward Church/ Mission (Choctaw, Chickasaw), Pittsburg

History of St. Edward Church and School:

1910-1916 (became a mission)

Pittsburg station (various)

1910-1916

Discalced Carmelites attended Pittsburg station from Holy Rosary, Hartshorne

1916-1926

Discalced Carmelites established and administered St. Edward Church

1918-1919

Carmelites of St. Therese (now Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) established and staffed St. Edward School (various)

1919-1925

Benedictine Sisters (now Tulsa, Oklahoma) staffed the school

1925-1927 (closed)

Carmelites of St. Therese staffed the school

1926-1977

Discalced Carmelites and Carmelites of St. Therese attended St. Edward’s from Holy Rosary, Hartshorne  

1977-present

Tulsa diocesan priests attended St. Edward’s from St. John’s, McAlester

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

 Inclusive dates: 1910-1916, 1918-1921, 1926-1977, ongoing

 Volume: Several volumes 

 Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of St. Edward Church and St. Henry Mission.

 

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

Archival materials from the Raynor Memorial Libraries


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