GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Oklahoma: OK-9

St. Cecilia Church
1304 North Dorothy Street
Claremore, OK 74017 

Phone: 918-341-2343
Email: stcecilia@tulsacoxmail.com
https://stceciliaclaremore.com/

 

History: St. Cecilia Church, Claremore, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish administered by diocesan priests (Oklahoma City, 1892-1972; Tulsa, 1972-present).

1892-1899

Oklahoma City diocesan priests attended Claremore station (Cherokee) from Assumption Church, Muskogee

1899-1909

Oklahoma City diocesan priests attended Claremore station from Holy Family, Tulsa

1909-1912

Oklahoma City diocesan priests attended Claremore station from Sacred Heart, Sapulpa

1912-1914

Oklahoma City diocesan priests attended Claremore station from St. Catherine’s, Nowata

1914-1917

Oklahoma City diocesan priests attended Claymore station from Holy Cross, Wagoner

1917-1920

Oklahoma City diocesan priests from Holy Family, Tulsa, established and attended Sacred Heart Mission (Cherokee)

1920-1925

Oklahoma City diocesan priests attended Sacred Heart from St. Patrick’s, Sand Springs

1925-1931 (closed)

Society of the Precious Blood (Cincinnati Province, Cincinnati, Ohio) from St. Catherine’s, Nowata, attended Sacred Heart

1931-1939

Society of the Precious Blood from St. Catherine’s, Nowata, attended Claremore station (Cherokee)

1939-1940

Oklahoma City diocesan priests attended Claremore station

1940-1948

Oklahoma City diocesan priests from Sacred Heart, Skiatook, established and attended Christ the King Mission (Cherokee), Claremore 

1948-1972

Became a parish; Oklahoma City diocesan priests administered St. Cecilia/ Christ the King Church, Claremore

1972-present

Tulsa diocesan priests have administered St. Cecilia’s

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1940-ongoing

Volume: Several records within multiple volumes 

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of St. Cecilia Church.

 

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


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