GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Oklahoma: OK-46

St. Eugene Church
704 North Bryan Street
P.O. Box 407
Weatherford, OK 73096

Phone: 580-772-3209
https://www.archokc.org/parishfinder

 

History: St. Eugene Church, Weatherford, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish administered by Oklahoma City arch/diocesan priests who attended Sacred Heart Church (Cheyenne and Arapaho), Hinton, Oklahoma.

1914-1917

Oklahoma City diocesan priests at St. Joseph’s, Geary, established and attended Sacred Heart Mission, Hinton

1917-1934

Became a parish; diocesan priests administered Sacred Heart Church

1934-1943

Diocesan priests at St. Joseph’s, Geary, attended Sacred Heart

1943-1970

Diocesan priests administered Sacred Heart

1970-present

Diocesan priests from St. Eugene's, Weatherford, have attended Sacred Heart

Oklahoma City diocesan priests at Sacred Heart attended the following missions among Native Americans:

1949-1970 (transferred to St. Patrick's, Anadarko) 

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary/ St. Margaret Mary Mission (Caddo), Binger

1953-1970 (transferred to Mother of Sorrows, Apache)

St. Richard Mission (Kiowa), Carnegie

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1955-ongoing

Volume: Several volumes

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Sacred Heart Church and its attended Native missions.

 

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