GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Oklahoma: OK-34

St. Francis Xavier Church
2110 North Dogwood Street
Sallisaw, OK 74955

Phone: 918-775-6217
Email: saintfx@sbcglobal.net

 

Hours: See website

Access: Some restrictions apply

Copying facilities: Yes

 

History: St. Francis Xavier Church, Sallisaw, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, had been a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Diocese of Tulsa (Archives: Broken Arrow, Oklahoma). First Oklahoma City (1969-1972) and then Tulsa diocesan priests at St. Francis attended to these Native American (Cherokee) missions in the Cherokee Nation:

1969-present

St. John the Evangelist Mission, Cookson, Cherokee County

1969-present

St. Joseph Mission, Webber's Falls, Muskogee County and Muskogee (Creek) Nation

1982-present

St./ Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha Mission, Roland, Sequoyah County

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1969-ongoing

Volume: At least 1 volume

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for the Native American parishioners of St. John the Evangelist Mission, Cookson, St. Joseph Mission, Webber's Falls, and St. Kateri Tekakwitha Mission, Roland.

 

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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