GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
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
Email: secretary@holynamechickasha.org

 

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.

1898-1902

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 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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