GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
North Carolina: NC-7

St. Francis de Sales Church
2000 East Elizabethtown Road

P.O. Box 2249
Lumberton, NC 28358

Phone: 910-739-4723

Email: office@stfrancisdesalescatholic.org

http://www.stfrancisdesalescatholic.org/home.html

 

History: St. Francis de Sales Church has been a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Diocese of Raleigh. It has had some Lumbee Indian parishioners, 1940s-present.

1940-1952, 1968-1990s

Franciscan Friars of the Atonement (Garrison, New York) administered the parish

1940s-1980s

Sisters, Adorers of the Blood of Christ (Columbia, Pennsylvania) administered the parish school

1952-1968, 2000s-present

Diocesan priests have administered the parish

1990s-2000s

Laity administered the parish school

1990s-present

Laity administered the parish religious education program

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1940s-ongoing

Volume: Several records

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

New2018

Archival materials from the Raynor Memorial Libraries


Marquette Archives