GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Oklahoma: OK-43

Holy Family Cathedral
122 West Eighth Street
P.O. Box 3204Tulsa, OK, 74101

Phone: 918-582-6247
Email: tulsacathedral@gmail.com

 

History: Holy Family Cathedral/ Church, Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Diocese of Tulsa (Archives: Broken Arrow, Oklahoma). Prior to the Tulsa Diocese, Oklahoma City diocesan priests at Holy Family had attended to the following Native American missions and stations in Oklahoma:

1899-1905 (closed)

St. Anthony Mission (Delaware), Lenapa, Ottawa County

1899-1907 (closed)

Twin Mounds station (Creek, Yuchi), Creek County, Muskogee (Creek) Nation

1899-1909 (transferred to Sacred Heart, Sapulpa)

Claremore station (Cherokee), Rogers County, Cherokee and Muskogee (Creek) Nations

1899-1907 (became a mission)

Sapulpa station (Creek), Creek and Tulsa Counties, Cherokee and Muskogee (Creek) Nations

1907-1909 (became a parish) (no longer Native)

Sacred Heart Mission (Creek), Sapulpa, Creek and Tulsa Counties, Cherokee and Muskogee (Creek) Nations

1899-1909 (closed)

Talala station (Creek, Yuchi), Rogers County, Cherokee and Muskogee (Creek) Nations

1899-1910 (closed)

Red Fork station (Creek, Yuchi), Tulsa County, Cherokee and Muskogee (Creek) Nations

1917-1920 (transferred to St. Patrick's, Sand Springs)

Sacred Heart Mission (Cherokee), Claremore, Rogers County, Cherokee and Muskogee (Creek) Nations

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1899-1910, 1917-1920

Volume: 1 volume

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for the Native American parishioners of St. Anthony Mission, Lenapa; Sacred Heart Mission, Sapulpa; Sacred Heart Mission, Claremore; and the stations at Claremore, Red Fork, Sapulpa, Talala, and Twin Mounds.

 

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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