GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
Washington: WA-8

Immaculate Conception Church
320 North Maple Street
Colville, WA 99114

Phone: 509-684-6223
Email: See website (Contact)

 

History: Immaculate Conception Church, Colville, Stevens County, Washington, has become a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Diocese of Spokane (Archives: Spokane, Washington). With two other local parishes, it has formed a tri-parish Catholic community that shares a Spokane diocesan priest and resources.

1852-1883

Jesuits (Turin, California, Oregon Provinces) (Archives: St. Louis, Missouri) at St. Paul’s, Colville, established and attended to Immaculate Conception Mission (Chelan, Entiat, Methow, Nespelim, Nez Perce, Okanogan, Paloos, Sanpoil, Senijextee, Wenatchi)

1873-1921

Sisters of Charity of Providence (St. Ignatius, Mother Joseph Provinces) (Archives: Seattle, Washington) staffed Sacred Heart School (Chelan, Entiat, Methow, Nespelim, Nez Perce, Okanogan, Paloos, Sanpoil, Senijextee, Wenatchi), Colville

1883-1920s

Jesuits at St. Francis, Colville, attended Immaculate Conception

1920s (no longer Native)-ca. 1950

Became a parish; Jesuits administered Immaculate Conception Church

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1909-1920s

Volume: Several entries within several volumes

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, funerals, for Native American parishioners of Immaculate Conception Church.

 

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

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