GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Wisconsin: WI-6

Immaculate Conception Church
N5589 County Road East
De Pere, WI 54115

Phone: 920-864-7641
Email: parishsecsjic@gmail.com

 

History: Immaculate Conception Church, De Pere, Oneida Reservation, Wisconsin, has been a predominantly Native American (Oneida) parish in the Diocese of Green Bay (Archives: Green Bay, Wisconsin).

1889

Rev. P.J. Lochman visited the Oneida Indians on the Oneida Reservation

1891-1898

Green Bay diocesan priests at St. Nicholas Church, Freedom, established and attended Immaculate Conception/ St. Mary, De Pere/ Oneida, Oneida Reservation

1898-1906

Premonstratensians (Archives: De Pere, Wisconsin) at St. Joseph Church, De Pere, attended Immaculate Conception/ St. Mary

1906-1985

Immaculate Conception/ St. Mary Church became a parish administered by Premonstratensians

1909-1948

Premonstratensians at Immaculate Conception attended St. Joseph Mission (Oneida), Oneida, Oneida Reservation

1927-1987 (closed)

Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity (Archives: Manitowoc, Wisconsin) staffed Immaculate Conception/ St. Mary School

1985-2000s

Diocesan priests administered Immaculate Conception

2000s-2010s

Diocesan priests at St. John the Baptist Church, Howard, attended to Immaculate Conception

2010s-present

Diocesan priests and Native deacons at St. Joseph's, Oneida, attended to Immaculate Conception

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1889-ongoing

Volume: .6 cubic foot (excludes school records)

Description: The records at Immaculate Conception Church are described by record type because they lacked a classification scheme when reviewed by Marquette University archivists.

 

/1. Sacramental records

Inclusive dates: 1889-ongoing

Volume: 7 volumes: for Native American parishioners of Immaculate Conception Church and St. Joseph Mission; baptisms, 1889-present; marriages, 1893-present; deaths, 1892-present; first communions, 1906-present; confirmations, 1890-present

 

/2. Correspondence

Inclusive dates: 1940-1941, 1951, 1954, 1957, 1959

Volume: 7 letters

 

/3. Diary

Inclusive dates: 1898-1910

Volume: 1 volume

Description: Author unidentified.

 

/4.  Financial and statistical records

Inclusive dates: 1901-1960

Volume:.1 cubic foot

Description: Includes annual financial and statistical reports submitted to the diocese, 1906-1960, and a day book, 1901-1920.

 

/5. Altar Society minutes

Inclusive dates: 1941-1969

Volume: 1 volume

 

/6. School records

Inclusive dates: Unknown

Volume: Unknown

 

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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