GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
Washington: WA-13

St. Paul Church
17456 Pioneer Parkway
La Conner, WA 98257 (physical address)
4001 St. Marys Drive
Anacortes, WA 98221 (postal address)

Phone: 360-466-5737

 

History: St. Paul Church, La Conner, Swinomish Reservation, Washington, has been a predominantly Native American (Swinomish) parish in the Archdiocese of Seattle (Archives: Seattle, Washington).

1867-1888

Nesqually diocesan priests at St. Anne’s, Tulalip, established and attended to St. Paul Mission (Swinomish), Swinomish Reservation

1888-1891

Nesqually diocesan priests at St. Joachim’s, Bellingham, attended to St. Paul’s

1891-1893

Nesqually diocesan priests at St. Anne’s, Tulalip, attended to St. Paul’s

1893-1913

Seattle/Nesqually diocesan priests at Sacred Heart, La Conner, attended to St. Paul’s

1913-1918

Seattle diocesan priests at Immaculate Conception, Mount Vernon, attended to St. Paul’s

1918-1970

Seattle arch/diocesan priests at Sacred Heart, La Conner, attended to St. Paul’s

1970-1992

Seattle archdiocesan priests at St. Charles, Burlington, attended to St. Paul’s

1992-present

Became a parish; Seattle archdiocesan priests and Jesuits (Oregon, Western Provinces) (Archives: St. Louis, Missouri) have shared administration of St. Paul Church

 Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans 

Inclusive dates: ca. 1992-ongoing

Volume: Few volumes

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

 

Unless noted otherwise, the repository named above holds (or held) the records described and not the Marquette University Archives.

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