GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE .S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
Maine: ME-3

St. Ann Church
Center Street
P.O. Box 358 
Old Town, ME 04468

Phone: 207-827-2172

 

History:

1688-1702

Father Louis-Pierre Thury (1644-1699), a Quebec diocesan priest, founded and attended St. Ann Mission (Penobscot), Indian Island

1702-1760s

Itinerant Jesuits (French Province) attended St. Ann’s

1760s-1789

Itinerant diocesan priests from the Bishop of Quebec attended St. Ann's

1789-1808

Itinerant diocesan priests with faculties from the Bishop of Baltimore attended St. Ann’s

1808-1820s

Itinerant diocesan priests from the Diocese of Boston attended St. Ann’s

1827

Rev. Virgil H. Barber, S.J., evangelized Native Americans in Maine

1848-1850

Rev. John Bapst, S.J., revived St. Ann’s and evangelized nearby Native Americans

1850s-1926

Itinerant diocesan priests from the Diocese of Portland attended St. Ann's

1926-present

Portland diocesan priests have administered St. Ann Church, Penobscot Indian Island Reservation

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1688-present

Volume: Several volumes

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for St. Ann Church, Old Town.

 

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.

New1984/rev2006-2018

Archival materials from the Raynor Memorial Libraries


Marquette Archives