GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Oklahoma: OK-40

St. Francis Xavier Church
601 South West Street
P.O. Box 909
Stillwater, OK 74076

Phone: 405-372-6886
Email: stfrancis@brightok.net
https://sfxstillwater.org/

 

History: St. Francis Xavier Church, Stillwater, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish administered by diocesan priests (Oklahoma City, 1896-1972; Tulsa, 1972-present) who attended the following station and missions among the Pawnee and Osage Indians.

1900-1901 (became a mission)

Pawnee station (Pawnee)

1901-1904 (transferred to St. John's, Gray Horse)

St. John the Evangelist Mission (Pawnee), Pawnee

1901-1904 (transferred to Immaculate Conception, Pawhuska)

Cleveland station (Pawnee)

1915-1925 (became a parish)

Sacred Heart Mission (Osage), Fairfax

1915-1949 (transferred to Sacred Heart, Fairfax) (no longer Native)

St. John the Evangelist Mission (Pawnee), Pawnee

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1900-1904, 1915-1949

Volume: 2 volumes

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for the Native American parishioners of Cleveland station, St. John the Evangelist Mission, Pawnee, and Sacred Heart Mission, Fairfax. 

 

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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