St. Henry (Belleville) Catholic Marriages
Compilation copyright by Gloria Dettleff
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This parish in the Diocese of Belleville was founded in 1925 and continues today (2021). Bishop Henry Althoff purchased Priester’s Park in 1919 and enabled the Oblate Fathers to establish a mission house and college for young men under Father John Schulte, OMI. In 1960 the Oblates relinquished their pastoral responsibilities and Msgr. Leonard A Bauer became the diocesan pastor. The School Sisters of Notre Dame were the first teachers in the parish school. A new church was built in 1965.
About these records, this database, caveats, citations, further research
About these records, this database, caveats
- The Society and the compiler recommend researchers verify information provided on the SCCGS website with the original record extracted from images are online at FamilySearch. Also, verify the actual place buried with the cemetery sexton’s book, an obituary, funeral card, death certificate, or probate record. Courthouse, IRAD, and library addresses.
- Researchers are urged to correlate information here with that found in other records before forming conclusions about a person, family, or relationship. Further research (scroll down).
- There were no baptism register images to abstract but some may be available on microfilm (see sidebar).
- If the image is unsatisfactory (much ink bled through), request help from the Archives of the Diocese of Belleville at (618) 722-5057.
- Square brackets [ ] indicate wording added by the compiler to clarify an entry.
- Terminology reflects the time period and Roman Catholic Canon Law, both have changed over time.
- Cramped handwriting, faint images, possible transcription errors, and names spelled phonetically or with diacritical marks will undoubtedly affect this compilation. Search tips may help locate an ancestor’s name if misspelled.
- Given names abbreviated in the church book are spelled out when the English equivalent is certain (Elizabeth for Eliz., Louis for Ludovicus). When no apparent equivalent was known or ambiguous, the Latin name or initials were transcribed.
Sample citation to a specific record in this database
Gloria Dettleff, compiler, “St. Henry (Belleville [Illinois]) Catholic Marriages (1925 – 1929),” St. Clair County Genealogical Society (https://stclair-ilgs.org : date viewed) ; [ancestor’s name, date of burial].
Sample citation to a digital image of the original church register
The FamilySearch website provides a citation with each record.
- If a person died in Missouri 1910-1968, access their death certificate on the Missouri Secretary of State web site.
- The Illinois State Archives’ Statewide Death Index (1916 – 1950) is the gateway to order less expensive death certificates through the Illinois State Genealogical Society than the County Clerk’s office.
- Deaths and Stillbirths filed at the St. Clair County Courthouse (1878–1916) are abstracted in the SCCGS Quarterly, Volumes 31–43 (2008–2020). Use the surname index and Table of Contents to hone a search.
- Latin language aids
- French language aids
- Given names translated from French and Latin into English , courtesy American-French Genealogical Society.
- Burnett, Betty. A Time of Favor: The Story of the Catholic Family of Southern Illinois. St. Louis, Mo.: Patrice Press, 1987.
- Diocese of Belleville. Centennial Heritage Festival and Picnic, Sunday, September 27. Belleville, Ill.: The Diocese, 1987.
Marriages October 1925–October 1929
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|Groom & Groom Location||Bride & Bride Location||Married||Groom Father||Groom Mother Maiden||Bride Father||Bride Mother Maiden||Witnesses|
|BERTELSMANN, Charles A. (Baptized 1 Jun 1905 at the cathedral)||LANSCON, Florence E. (Baptized 20 Jan 1905 at St. Philipp in East St. Louis, IL)||28 Jun 1927||Bertelsmann, Frank||SCHWEGEL, Barbara||Lanxon, Alfred||ROUSSELL, Elizabeth||Bertelsmann, Regina M. & Alfred A. Lanscon|
|COOK, Leon (Non-Catholic)||KRUPP, Blanche Elizabeth (Baptized1909 at St. Mary in Belleville)||25 Jul 1928||Cook, Leon Joseph||THIES, Angeline||Krupp, Jacob P.||MENSSERING, Catherine||Krupp, Elsie & Joseph A. Cook|
|DAHM, Elmer E. (Baptized 1 Jul 1906 at St. Luke in Belleville)||SCHAEFER, Theodora (Baptized 28 Oct 1906 at the cathedral)||15 Feb 1928||Dahm, George||ERLINGER, Carolina||Schaefer, John||KERN, Alvina||Dahm, William & Marie WIGMANN|
|ERHARDT, Raymond L. (Baptized 14 Jan 1905 at St. Henry in East St. Louis, IL)||SEUBERT, Florence (Baptized Jun 1908 at St. Luke in Belleville, IL)||23 Jan 1926||Erhardt, George||FERKEL, Bertha||Seubert, Joseph (P. ad.)||WOELFLE, Ida||Erhardt, George A. & Helen B. Erhardt|
|FUNCKE, Arthur (Baptized 10 Feb 1929 here)||SINS, Olinda (Baptized Aug 1910 at the cathedral)||11 Feb 1929||Funcke, Andrew||BETHAM, Mathilda||Sins, Peter||DICKHAUT, Bertha||Sins, Beulah & Frank C. ROUNTREE|
|LANG, Leroy (Non-Catholic)||WENDMANN, Crescentia (Baptized 26 Oct 1901 at St. Libory, IL)||23 Jun 1926||Lang, Rudolph||GROH, Catherina||Wendmann, Gerhard||RIBBING, Elizabeth||Lang, Lesley & Mary Wendmann|
|LANXON, Alfred Baptized 15 Feb 1908 at St. Philipp in East St. Louis, IL)||FIEDSAM, Lydia (Baptized 1907 at ___teville, IL)||12 Feb 1929||Lanxon, Alfred||ROUSSELL, Elizabeth||Fiedsam, Henry||MEYER, Margaret||BERTELSMAN, Florence & Charles Bertelsman|
|PANZER, Ferdinand (Baptized 1859 at Kirchendemenreuth in Bavaria, Germany)||WERLE, Emma (Baptized 1867 in Baden-Baden, Germany)||17 May 1928||Panzer, Michael||GOETZ [?], Clara||MUSSHAFEN, Conrad||JAEGER, Rufina||VOELLINGER, Eugene J. & Urban O. IFFERT|
|REIS, Joseph H. (Baptized 1903 at the cathedral)||KLEIN, Ethel M. (Baptized 1904 at the cathedral)||15 May 1928||Reis, J. B.||MESSINGER, Mary||Klein, Louis||WOLF, Pauline||Reis, Josephine & Carl J. Reis|
|SAINTEVE, Raymond (Baptized here 24 May 1927)||BIRNSTIEL, Loretta (Baptized here 24 May 1927)||26 May 1927||Sainteve, Edward||LEIDENHEIMER, Eva||Birnstiel, William||KINGHAM, Elisa||Sainteve, Jr., Edward & Cornelia Sainteve|
|SHINNERS, Edward (Baptized 1903 at St. Mary in Belleville)||FRIES, Ursulla (Baptized 1905 at the cathedral)||20 Jun 1928||Shinners, Richard||HAUKE, Elizabeth||Fries, Joseph||KEINER, Caroline||METZE, Mrs. Irene & Mrs. Edmund H. Metze|
|TAGGART, Charles (Baptized 8 Jun 1900 at St. Philipp in Edgemont Station, IL)||BOSCHERT, Grace (Baptized Aug 1901 at St. Francis in Portage Des Sioux, MO)||19 Oct 1925||Taggart, Patrick||JUNGER, Anne||Boschart, Charles W.||WEBER, Anne||HOITZ, Conrad & Paula Hoitz|
|WEISSENBORN, Lawrence A. (Non-Catholic)||DIERKES, Anna (Baptized Aug 1901 at St. Vincent de Paul in St. Louis, MO)||7 Sep 1926||Weissenborn, August||WIERBACH, Ellen||Dierkes, Bernard||VAN HOEREN, Ann||SCHMISSEUR, Russell & Pauline WILKEN|
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