GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
St. Mary Church
13401 Piscataway Road
Clinton, MD 20735
Email: See website
History: St. Mary Church, Clinton/ Piscataway, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish with several Piscataway Indian parishioners, 1640-present. Rev. Andrew White, S.J., founded and administered the parish until expelled by the English crown, 1645. Thereafter, diocesan priests (Washington Archdiocese, 1939-present) administered the parish.
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1640-present
Volume: Many records dispersed throughout all volumes
Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) of Piscataway Indian parishioners.
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.