GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Wisconsin: WI-41

St. Pius X Church
1651 South U.S. Highway 53
Rural Route, Box 303
Solon Springs, WI 54873 

Phone: 715-378-4431
Email: stpiusx@centurytel.net

 

History: St. Pius X Church, Solon Springs, Douglas County, Wisconsin, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish with some Ojibwa Indian parishioners in the Diocese of Superior (Archives: Superior, Wisconsin).

1878-1894

Franciscans (Sacred Heart Province, St. Louis, Missouri) from St. Francis Xavier, Superior, established and attended St. Mary of Good Counsel Mission (Ojibwa), White Birch 

1894-1906

Franciscans attended St. Mary’s from St. Agnes, Ashland 

1906-present

Became a parish; Superior diocesan priests have administered St. Pius X/ St. Mary of Good Counsel Church

1906-present

Superior diocesan priests from St. Pius have attended St. Anthony of Padua/ St. Mary of the Angels Mission (Ojibwa), Gordon

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1906-ongoing

Volume: Several records

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of St. Pius/ St. Mary of Good Counsel Church and St. Anthony of Padua 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.

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