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

 

History: St. Eugene Church, Weatherford, Custer County, Oklahoma, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Arch/Diocese of Oklahoma City (Archives: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma). Oklahoma City diocesan priests at St. Eugene’s have attended to Sacred Heart Mission, Hinton, Caddo County, Oklahoma.

1914-1917

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

1917-1934

Became a parish; Oklahoma City diocesan priests administered Sacred Heart Church

1934-1943

 

Oklahoma City diocesan priests at St. Joseph’s, Geary, attended to Sacred Heart

1943-1970

Oklahoma City diocesan priests administered Sacred Heart

1970-present

Oklahoma City arch/diocesan priests at St. Eugene's, Weatherford, have attended to Sacred Heart

Oklahoma City diocesan priests at Sacred Heart attended to the following Native American missions in Caddo County, Oklahoma:

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 entries among 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.

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