GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Oklahoma: OK-20

St. John the Evangelist Church
300 East Washington Street (physical address)
McAlester, OK 74501

P.O. Box 220 (postal address)
McAlester, OK 74502

Phone: 918-423-0810
Email: stjohnmcalester@yahoo.com
https://stjohn-mcalester.org/

 

History: St. John Church has been a predominantly non-Native American parish administered by diocesan priests (Oklahoma City, 1888-1972; Tulsa, 1972-present) who attended the following missions and stations among Native Americans:              

1888-1889 (transferred to Quapaw Agency)

Peoria Reservation station

1888-1889 (transferred to Quapaw Agency)

Seneca Reservation station

1888-1889 (transferred to Quapaw Agency)

Wyandot Reservation station

1888-1889 (became a parish)

Quapaw Reservation station

1888-1891 (became a mission)

Muskogee station (Creek)

1888-1892 (transferred to Assumption, Muskogee)

Eufala station (Creek)

1888-1892 (transferred to Assumption, Muskogee)

Fort Gibson station (Cherokee)

1888-1892 (transferred to Assumption, Muskogee)

Tahlequah station (Cherokee)

1888-1892 (transferred to Assumption, Muskogee)

Vinita station (Cherokee)

1888-1892 (closed)

South Canadian River station (Creek, Choctaw)

1889-1892 (closed)

Choctaw Reservation station

1890-1892 (transferred to Assumption, Muskogee)

Quapaw Reservation station

1890-1892 (transferred to Assumption, Muskogee)

Seneca Reservation station

1890-1892 (transferred to Assumption, Muskogee)

Wyandot Reservation station

1890-1892 (transferred to Assumption, Muskogee)

Peoria Reservation station

1890-1892 (transferred to Assumption, Muskogee)

Ottawa Reservation station

1891-1892 (became a parish)

Assumption Mission (Creek), Muskogee

1977-present

St. Edward Mission (Choctaw), Pittsburg     

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1888-1892, 1977-ongoing

Volume: 2 volumes

Description: Sacramental records for the Indian missions and stations attended from St. John Church, McAlester.

 

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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