Volume 2: Midwest United States
Oklahoma: OK-8

Holy Name of Jesus Church
210 South Seventh Street
P.O. Box 748
Chickasha, OK 73023

Phone: 405-224-6068


History: Holy Name of Jesus Church has been a predominantly non-Native American parish administered by Oklahoma City diocesan priests. It included some Chickasaw Indian parishioners, 1898-1910s. 


From St. Patrick’s, Anadarko, Benedictines (formerly Sacred Heart, now St. Gregory’s Abbey, Shawnee, Oklahoma) established and attended Holy Name Mission (Chickasaw)

1899-1930s (no longer Native)

Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia (Aston, Pennsylvania) established and staffed St. Joseph School (Chickasaw), Chickasha

1902-1910s (no longer Native)

Became a parish; Oklahoma City diocesan priests administered Holy Name Church

Benedictines and diocesan priests from Holy Name attended the following Native American missions and stations:

1898-1909 (transferred to St. Joseph's, Union City) (no longer Native) 

Holy Rosary Mission (Chickasaw), Minco

1898-1909 (became a mission)

Marlow station (Chickasaw)

1902-1912 (transferred to Assumption Church, Duncan) (no longer Native)

Lindsay station (Chickasaw, Choctaw)

1905-1909 (transferred to Assumption Church, Duncan) (no longer Native)

Immaculate Conception Mission (Chickasaw), Marlow

1906-1912 (transferred to St. Joseph's, Union City) (no longer Native)

Tuttle station (Chickasaw, Choctaw)


Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1898-1930s

Volume: Several records in multiple volumes

Description: Sacramental records for the Native American parishioners of Holy Name of Jesus Church, its Native American missions and stations, and St. Joseph's School; baptisms, 1899-ca. 1930s, marriages, 1900-ca. 1930s, deaths, 1898-ca. 1930s, and first communions and confirmations, 1902-ca. 1930s. 


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.


Archival materials from the Raynor Memorial Libraries

Marquette Archives