GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
St. Mary, Star of the Sea, Church
1465 Grand Avenue
Astoria, OR 97103
History: St. Mary, Star of the Sea Church, Astoria, Clatsop County, Oregon, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon (Archives: Portland, Oregon). Portland archdiocesan priests at St. Mary’s attended to St. Mary Mission (Chinook, Klamath, Siletz), Siletz Reservation, 1889-1897.
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1889-1897
Volume: Few entries within a few volumes
Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of St. Mary Mission.
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.