GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Oklahoma: OK-45

Holy Cross Church
708 Southwest Fifteenth Street (physical address)
Wagoner, OK, 74477

902 Brittany Drive (postal address)
Wagoner, OK, 74467

Phone: 918-201-5225
Email: holycrosswag@gmail.com
https://dioceseoftulsa.org/parishfinder

 

History: Holy Cross Church, Wagoner, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish administered by diocesan priests (Oklahoma City, 1895-1973, Tulsa, 1973-present) who attended the following missions and stations among Native Americans:

1909 (became a parish) (no longer Native)

Precious Blood Mission (Creek), Eufala

1909 (transferred to Precious Blood, Eufala)

Checotah station (Creek)

1909-1915 (closed)

Fort Gibson station (Cherokee)

1909-1912, 1942-1948

Tahlequah station (Cherokee)

1909-1917 (transferred to Assumption, Muskogee)

Webber's Falls station (Cherokee)

1912-1917 (transferred to Assumption, Muskogee)

St. Mary Mission, Tahlequah

1914-1917 (transferred to Holy Family, Tulsa)

Claremore station (Cherokee)

1942-1954 (transferred to Assumption, Muskogee)

St. Joseph Mission (Cherokee), Webber’s Falls

1948-1967 (became a parish)

St. Brigid Mission (Cherokee), Tahlequah

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1909-1917, 1942-1967

Volume: 2 volumes

Description: Sacramental records for the Native American parishioners of the missions and stations at Checotah, Claremore, Eufala, Fort Gibson, Tahlequah, and Webber's Falls.

 

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


Marquette Archives