GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
St. William of Montevergine Church. Office
719 North Main Street
Shelbyville, TN 37160
Email: See website
History: St. William Church, Shelbyville, Tennessee, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Diocese of Nashville (Archives: Nashville, Tennessee). Glenmary Home Missioners (Cincinnati, Ohio), 1967-1996, Salvatorians (U.S. Province, Milwaukee, Wisconsin), 1996-1990s, and Pallottines (Eastern Province, South Orange, New Jersey), 2000s-present, have administered the parish, which has had some Native American (e.g. Maya) parishioners, 1970s-present.
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1970s-ongoing
Volume: Few records
Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of St. William 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.