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, Chickasha, Grady County, Oklahoma, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish with some Chickasaw Indian parishioners in the Chickasaw Nation and in the Arch/diocese of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.


Benedictines (Archives: Shawnee, Oklahoma) at St. Patrick’s, Anadarko, established and attended to Holy Name Mission (Chickasaw), Chickasaw Nation

1899-1930s (no longer Native)

Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia (Archives: 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 in the Chickasaw Nation, Oklahoma:

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

Holy Rosary Mission (Chickasaw), Minco, Grady County

1898-1909 (became a mission)

Marlow station (Chickasaw), Stephens County

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

Lindsay station (Chickasaw, Choctaw), Garvin County

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

Immaculate Conception Mission (Chickasaw), Marlow, Stephens County

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

Tuttle station (Chickasaw, Choctaw), Grady County


Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1898-1930s

Volume: Several volumes

Description: Sacramental records for 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 otherwise noted, the repository on this page holds (or held) the records described here and they are not held at the Marquette University Archives.