GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
Wyoming: WY-6

St. Margaret Church
622 East Park Avenue
Riverton, WY 82501

Phone: 307-856-3757
Email: stmargchurch@wyoming.com

 

History: St. Margaret Church, Riverton, Fremont County, Wyoming, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Diocese of Cheyenne (Archives: Cheyenne, Wyoming). St. Margaret's has had a few Arapaho and Shoshoni Indian parishioners.

1906-1911

Jesuits (Missouri Province) (Archives: St. Louis, Missouri) at St. Stephen’s Mission attended to Riverton station (Arapaho, Shoshoni), Wind River Reservation, a predominantly non-Native American community

1911-1937

Jesuits at St. Stephen’s founded and attended to St. Margaret/ Riverton Mission

1937-present

Cheyenne diocesan priests have administered St. Margaret Church

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: Between 1906-ongoing

Volume: Few entries among several volumes 

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

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