Descriptive Lists, Rolls 126–150

Catholic Parish Registers on Microfilm, Diocese of Belleville in Southern Illinois

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Roll: 126

Parish: Our Lady of Perpetual Help

City: Posen

County: Washington

Yr. Estab.: 1901

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 1901 – 1925, p.102; Dec 1925, p.1 – Jul 1930, p.5
  • Marriages – incomplete index 1901–c1914; register 1901 – Sep 1930, p.37 (partial month)
  • Communions – 1902 – 1911
  • Confirmations – (mixed in) 1903 – 1930
  • Deaths – incomplete index 1907 – c1915 only; register Oct 1907 – Dec 1929, p. 45.

Notes: The city of Posen was named for the Polish city of Poznan


Roll: 127

Parish: St. Michael the Archangel

City: Radom

County: Washington

Yr. Estab.: 1873

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – (1874, 1875, p.4); register 8 Dec 1875 – 1907, p. 143; marriages appended to baptisms & cross-referenced by number – pp 145–170); incomplete index to baptisms 1908 – 1928; register 1908– 15 Aug 1928, p. 185
  • Marriages – 25 Jul 1875, p. 251 – Nov 1907, p. 292; incomplete index to 1908 –1930; register Feb 1908 – 27 May 1930, p. 63
  • Confirmations and Communions – 8 Jun 1879 – 30 Sep 1928 (partial list) MIXED
  • Miscellaneous – with marriage notices to append to baptisms, 1897; 1893; 1922; 1917
  • Deaths – 1876 – 1908; Jan 1908 – 19 Aug 1930, p. 91

Notes: Original security microfilm damaged prior to duplication. Radom was established as a Polish community. St. Michael’s was attended by the priest from Sacred Heart in DuQuoin until 1874. Polish Franciscan friars served the church 1887 – 1914 when diocesan priests returned.


Roll: 128

Parish: St. John the Baptist

City: Red Bud

County: Randolph

Yr. Estab.: 1862

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 1862 – 1881, p. 68; 1881, p.1 – Dec 1907, p. 140; [Marriages 1907–1913, pp. 140, 141]; Baptisms May 1898 – Aug 1930; (Confirmations and Communions mixed in – see 1871 for example)
  • Marriages – 1863 – 1881, p. 28; 1881, p.1 – Nov 1930, p. 69 [see baptisms section]
  • Marriages – “notes” 1918, p. 190 – p. 197; notarium; 1908, p. 140 – 1916, p. 156.
  • Deaths – Feb 1865 – 1881; 1881 p. 1 – Dec 1930, p. 99

Notes: First resident pastor 1862, first Mass in 1858


Roll: 129

Parish: Our Lady of Good Counsel (St. Mary)

City: Renault

County: Randolph

Yr. Estab.: 1879

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – Sep 1880 – 1917; incomplete index;
  • Baptisms – Dec 1917 p.1 – Jul 1930, p. 27
  • Marriages – 1884 – 1917; 1918 – May 1919. Physically impossible to include pp 2–3, Jun 1919 – Nov 1922 marriages
  • Marriages – 1923, p.4 – 3 Dec 1927, p. 7
  • Communions and Confirmations – 1888 – 1919; 1923 – 1927 (2 frames)
  • Deaths – 1881 – Jul 1917; Mar 1918, p.1 – Nov 1929, p. 11

Notes: Renault originally named Glasglow and Catholics were served by priests from St. Patrick at Ruma (roll 131 this series). Organized in 1879 by the priest from St. Patrick’s, Tipton. Also affiliated with St. Joseph at Prairie du Rocher at times (rolls 122, 123).


Roll: 130

Parish: St. Aloysius

City: Royalton

County: Franklin

Yr. Estab.: 1919

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – index 1919 – c1939; misc 1913–16; register Aug 1919 – Dec 1930, p. 25
  • Baptisms – 1919 – 28 Dec 1930, p. 61
  • Marriages – Sep 1919, p.1 – 16 Jun 1930, p. 16 (3 frames)
  • Communions – 1920 – 1924 (1 frame)
  • Confirmations – 1924, 1927 (1 frame)
  • Deaths – Aug 1920 – Feb 1920, p. 6
  • Deaths – repeat record in new book, Aug 1920 – Jan 1930

Notes: Sixty-five Catholic families.


Roll: 131

Parish: St. Patrick

City: Ruma

County: Randolph

Yr. Estab.: 1818

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 1831 – Nov 1930
  • Marriages – 1844 – 1859; 1841 (one page); 1859 – Sep 1926
  • Confirmations and Communions – 1860 – 1928
  • Deaths – 1827 – Nov 1929

Notes: First Mass 1818. Attended by priests from Immaculate Conception at Kaskaskia. 1830 first church built.


Roll: 132

Parish: St. Liborius

City: St. Libory

County: St. Clair

Yr. Estab.: 1838

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – Book 1 – 18 Oct 1838 – cMar 1849
  • Baptisms – Book 2 – Mar 1849 – 21 Dec 1862; index to same
  • Baptisms – Book 3 – 3 Jan 1863 – cNov 1873; index to same
  • Baptisms – Book 4 – index then register 21 Jan 1874 – 30 Dec 1898; no definite break between books
  • Baptisms – Book 5 – index then register 9 Jan 1899 – 30 Dec 1930, p. 155
  • Marriages – Book 1 – 16 Apr 1839 – cJun 1863; confirmation at end.
  • Marriages – Book 2 – 2 Jan 1863 – 1873
  • Marriages – Book 3 – index 1874 – c1924; register 1874 – Apr 1929, p. 85
  • Confirmations – Communions – mixed 1866 – 1873
  • Communions – 1866 – 1929
  • Confirmations 1874 – 1929 [some provide age and parents]
  • Deaths – Book 1 – 1835 – Dec 1859; Deaths – Book 2 – Jan 1860 – 1874
  • Deaths – Book 3 – index and register 16 Jan 1874 – Dec 1924 (index excludes entries on last pp 101, 102
  • Deaths – Book 4 – index to pp 1–8; register 18 Jan 1925 – 20 Nov 1930, p.6

Notes: Original security microfilm at the Archives is damaged and are replicated on this reel. Many parishioners came from Paderborn, Germany, and named the church for its patron saint. There does not appear to be any transcribed records for the 1838–1864 period.


Roll: 133

Parish: St. Lawrence

City: Sandoval

County: Marion

Yr. Estab.: 1871

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 29 Nov 1864 – 2 Jun 1881; 1890 (one record); 1869 – 1870; 1868 – 1883; 1889 – 1898; Book 2: 1897 – 1922, p.102; Book 3: Feb 1922 – aug 1930, p.10
  • Confirmations and Communions (mixed, not sequential), 1871–1929 (partial list).
  • Communions – 1897 – Jul 1920 (3 frames)
  • Marriages – 1874 – Nov 1898; Book 2: Oct 1897, p.1 – 27 May 1929, p. 35
  • Deaths – 1873 – 1879 (2 frames) 1873– 1881; 1873 – 1902; Jul 1897, p.1 – 22 Aug 1930, p. 35

Notes: First Mass 1871. First pastor arrived in 1872. Absorbed St. Anne mission at Patoka in 1934.


Roll: 134

Parish: St. Lawrence

City: Sandoval

County: Marion

Yr. Estab.: 1871

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – index 1897 – 1921; register 1897 – Mar 1922, p.102

Notes: See also prior roll 133 in this series


Roll: 135

Parish: St. Benedict

City: Sandusky

County: Alexander

Yr. Estab.: 1855

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 1891, 1897 (2 frames), 1898, 1899 – 1926 [on pages showing financial records]

Notes: Parish never grew beyond original 12 families. 1860– 1880 priests from New Orleans visited the parish, then priests from St. Joseph’s at Wetaug. St. Benedict’s was a mission of Grand Chain (reels 68 and 115 this series) beginning 1895.


Roll: 136

Parish: St. Barbara

City: Scheller

County: Jefferson

Yr. Estab.: 1898

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 1 Sep 1898, p.2 – c1914 p.24; one for 1925 p.30; Index to ?? _____; register Feb 1914, p.11 – Oct 1930, p. 20
  • Marriages – 1899, p. 80 – c1928, p.91, unnumbered page for 1925; then [book 2] Aug 1915, p.42 – Oct 1930, p. 44.
  • Communions – 1898, p.140 – 1914, p.151; 1914, p.63 – 1925, p.68; Confirmations 1914 – 1928, p. 90 [some name parents, child’s birthdate]
  • Deaths – 1898, p. 110 – 1922, p.116; 1928 (unnumbered page); then Nov 1917, p. 98 – Mar 1925 (1 frame)

Notes: Originally a mission of St. Michael at Radom (roll 127 this series).


Roll: 137

Parish: Corpus Christi

City: Shiloh

County: St. Clair

Yr. Estab.: 1913

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – Apr 1914, p.1 – May 1928 (5 frames)
  • Marriages – 1925 – Jun 1929 (1 frame)
  • Confirmations and Communions – 1922 – Apr 1929 (3 frames); 1925 – 1929 (1 frame); 1926 (1 frame)
  • Deaths – none recorded prior to 1931

Notes: This parish was originally within the boundaries of the cathedral parish, St. Peter, at Belleville.


Roll: 138

Parish: St. John the Baptist

City: Smithton

County: St. Clair

Yr. Estab.: 1867*

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – Marriages – Deaths Combined Register (chronological order) 1843 – 1864; then Baptisms – 1847, 1848; Marriages 1883; Marriages 1869 – 1898; Marriages – Feb 1892, p.1 – 1911, p.10; Nov 1911, p.1 – Oct 1927, p.4; Baptisms (Confirmations and Communions mixed in) – 1868 – 1911; 1911 – 1930
  • Confirmations and Communions – 1912 – 1919 (1 frame)
  • Deaths – 1869 – Aug 1891; May 1892, p.1 – Jul 1908, p.11; Mar 1912, p.1 – 12 Nov 1930, p.10

Notes: First church built 1867 but records precede this date.


Roll: 139

Parish: Our Lady of Lourdes

City: Sparta

County: Randolph

Yr. Estab.: 1895

Registers on reel

  • Important church history, (1 frame)
  • Baptisms – 1895, p.29 – Sep 1918, p.33; index 1919 – 1937; register Mar 1919 – 01 Jul 1930, p. 9
  • Marriages – 1895, p.70 – Oct 1919, p.81; 1911 members of the confraternity f the Blessed Sacrament,p. 82; Marriages May 1919, p.1 – Jun 1928, p.2
  • Confirmations and Communions – 1896, p.52 – 1915, p. 59 (4 frames); 1920 – 1929 (1 frame)
  • Deaths – May 1895, p.100 – 1899, p.101 (1 frame); Aug 1904, p.102 – 1919, p.105 (2 frames); Mar 1919, p.1 – Oct 1930, p.3 (3 frames)

Notes: Original security microfilm damaged. Sparta was settled in the 1850s by Catholics from Kaskaskia and Ste. Genevieve. The first priest – 1870s. The mission parish was served by Fr. Jansen 1895 – 1897 and then became a mission of St. Mary, East St. Louis (roll 35 this series). First resident pastor 1897. See also St. Mary – Chester (roll 84), St. John – Red Bud (roll 128), and Ss. Peter and Paul – Waterloo (roll 145) for possible prior records.


Roll: 140

Parish: St. Mary Magdalene

City: Todd’s Mill

County: Perry

Yr. Estab.: 1868

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 1886, p.150 – 7 Nov 1930, p. 265
  • Marriages – p.100, 101 – 1 frame, notices sent to other parishes; Nov 1891, p.1 – Oct 1929, p. 33
  • Confirmations and Communions – 1886, p.150 – 1924, p. 163; p. 275 – p. 285; 1926 (scapular society); Confirmations 1888–1926, p.343
  • Deaths – Mar 1886, p.1 – Dec 1930, p. 29

Notes: Records before 1886, if extant for this parish, were not filmed or may be recorded in another parish. A mission of St. Liborius, St. Libory (roll 132 this series) and then St. Anthony (roll 105), then St. Bruno at Pinckneyville (roll 125). First resident pastor 1896. Originally an Irish settlement, later German and Polish families moved to the area.


Roll: 141

Parish: St. Mary

City: Trenton

County: Clinton

Yr. Estab.: 1862

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – Mar 1864, p.2 – Jun 1925, p.109; index 1892 – 1937; register Jan 1926, p.1 – Dec 1930, p. 215
  • Marriages – index 1892 – c1944; register Jan 1892, p.1 – Nov 1930, p. 61
  • Confirmations – 1898, p.1 – Oct 1930, p.23 (partial list, date lost in editing); Earlier confirmations appear chronologically among baptisms
  • Communions – 1880 – 1923, p. 19
  • Deaths – index 1892 – c1942; register Jan 1892, p.1 – Jul 1930, p. 20

Notes: See roll 155 this series for marriages and deaths before 1892. Indexes arefs UNIQUE to roll 141. Originally a mission attended by various priests. First resident pastor 1868. Cemetery begun after 1870.


Roll: 142

Parish: St. Patrick

City: Tipton

County: Monroe

Yr. Estab.: 1850

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 1878 – Jan 1929, p. 169; p. 177 is misc famous deaths and 1 Coughlin – DeWeese marriage appended to baptism
  • Baptisms – 1868, p. 178 – 1876, p. 198 (probably a transcription, see note, first page on reel)
  • History – p. 199 (1 frame)
  • Baptisms – 1852, p. 199 – 1867 (a transcription) 3 frames
  • Marriages – 1856 (a transcription); 1854, p.243; 1855, p.244; 1850–1878 (pp. 245–249); transcribed marriages, no date; 1878, p.250 – Jun 1928, p 287
  • Communions and Confirmations – 1870 – 1875, p 291– 298 (4 frames); (See Confirmations and Communions among Baptisms – chronologically)
  • Deaths – 1850, p. 325 – Apr 1930, p. 375

Notes: Original baptismal register 1852–1876, if extant, was not filmed. Settlement originally named Tipperary Town to remind its settlers of their native Ireland. First Mass 1853, first resident pastor 1869.


Roll: 143

Parish: Seven Dolores

City: Valmeyer

County: Monroe

Yr. Estab.: 1921*

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 1867 – 25 Nov 1928, (pp2–139); Index 1873–1928 (pp.213–229); register 1921 – 9 Nov 1929 (pp.7–15); Note: unable to correlate baptismal index pages after p. 139 (1928) to any record on film prior to editing
  • Confirmations and Communions – 1876, p.146 – 1927, p.161; 1922, p.225 (1 frame)
  • Marriages – 20 Oct 1873, p. 171 – 24 May 1930, p. 205
  • Deaths – 11 May 1882, p. 301 – 14 Jan 1928, p.313

Notes: Registers dating back to 1860s are for St. Francis at Harrisonville which was located 3 miles from Valmeyer and served by Franciscan friars of St. Louis for about 20 years. Look also to surrounding parishes for records after this period until Seven Dolors was established. Area settled by 1803 and visited by French and Irish missionaries. Families attended Mass in Madonnaville (roll 105 this series) in the 1840s.


Roll: 144

Parish: St. Pius V

City: Walsh

County: Randolph

Yr. Estab.: 1905

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – index 1906–c1952; register 1906 – 35 Feb 1930, (pp.1–35)
  • Marriages – Feb 1907 – Oct 1929, (pp.1– 9)
  • Communions – 26 May 1907 – 1914 (1 frame)
  • Confirmations – 1907, 1911, 1915, 1918, 1924, 1929
  • Deaths – Aug 1907 – 10 Apr 1929, (pp.1– 10)

Notes: German Catholics attended other area churches as early as 1855 until this parish was established in 1905. A mission of Our Lady of Lourdes, Sparta 1906 –1910 (roll 139 this series)


Roll: 145

Parish: Sts. Peter and Paul Church

City: Waterloo

County: Monroe

Yr. Estab.: 1843

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 7 May 1843 – 1871, (pp.1–289); 1871 – Dec 1929, (pp.1– 350)
  • Baptisms – index 1843 – 1929 (pp.351–399); followed by
  • Baptisms – index 1930 – 1956; register Jun 1930 – Dec 1930 (3 frames)
  • Marriages – Jan 1844 (p. 267) – 1853 (p.272); Sep 1868 (p.273), 1849 (unnumbered); Oct 1853–Nov 1899 (pp.1–124)
  • Marriages – index to 1900 – c1946; 1 Nov 1899 – Nov 1930 (pp.1–113)
  • Confirmations and Communions – 1860–21 Apr 1929 (partial list). See also those among baptismal register in case some were missed.)
  • Deaths – Sep 1866 – Sep 1898, (pp.135– 214) (no index)
  • Deaths – index Jan 1899 – cDec 1946; register Jan 1899 – Dec 1930, (pp.1–129)

Notes: First resident pastor 1848, first church building 1862.


Roll: 146

Parish: St. John the Baptist

City: West Frankfort

County: Franklin

Yr. Estab.: 1914

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – Jul 1916 – 27 Dec 1930, (pp1– 82)
  • Marriages – Aug 1916 – Nov 1929, (pp.1–10)
  • Confirmations – Sep 1917 – 14 Jun 1929, p. 14
  • Communions – 1917 – 1929 (pp.1–9)
  • Deaths – 1 Jul 1916 – Jun 1930, (pp.1– 18)

Notes: Catholics first attended Mass in Johnston City (roll 103 this series). St. John parish was a mission at first. First resident pastor in 1916.


Roll: 147

Parish: St. Joseph

City: Willisville

County: Perry

Yr. Estab.: 1903

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 1903 – 1906 (pp.3–21); 1921 – 1930 (pp.21–47); 1907 – 1921, (pp.1–98)
  • Marriages – 1903 – Sep 1925 (pp.1–29)
  • Communions and Confirmations – 1906 – ? (not dated on original); next dated entry 1933 (edited)
  • Baptisms – 1924 – 1930 (pp.40–47 – repeat?)
  • Deaths – Jun 1905 – Nov 1929 (pp.1–29)

Notes: Near Randolph county line. Italian Catholics attended Mass in Pinckneyville (roll 125 this series) and Murphysboro (roll 114) until 1903 when this parish was organized as a mission. First resident pastor 1924 was stationed at Ava (roll 68).


Roll: 148

Parish: Sacred Heart

City: Zeigler

County: Franklin

Yr. Estab.: 1919

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 13 Jun 1920 – 26 Dec 1930, (pp. 1–16)
  • Marriages – 4 Feb 1921 – Aug 1930 (3 frames)
  • Communions – Jul 1921 – 1926 (one frame)
  • Deaths – Dec 1924 – all 1930 (pp. 1–4)

Notes: A mining community


Roll: 149

Parish: Our Lady of Mount Carmel

City: Herrin

County: Williamson

Yr. Estab.: 1901

Registers on reel

  • NO BREAKS between registers on this microfilm
  • Baptisms – index 1907 – 1910; register 1907 – 1910 (pp 1–100); then index to ? (repeat?); Marriage 1907 (one page)
  • Baptisms – index and register Sep 1901 – c1906, 1907; p. 80
  • Baptisms – 1897, – Oct 1905, (pp. 81– 98)
  • Baptisms – index and register Apr 1910 – Nov 1914 (pp. 1–200)
  • Baptisms – index and register 29 Nov 1914 – Dec 1920, (pp. 1– 197)
  • Baptisms – index Sep 1920 – 1935; register Sep 1920 – Oct 1930, (pp. 1– 65)
  • Marriages – 1907 – 1911 (pp.1–40); index and register Sep 1901 – Dec 1906 (pp. 1–30)
  • Marriages – index 1911 – 1934; register 1911 – Nov 1930, (pp.1– 46)
  • Confirmations and Communions – mixed – 1903 – 1921; 1930 (partial communion list)
  • Deaths – 1902–1906 (pp.1–10); Dec 1914–1925 (pp. 11–72); then
  • Deaths – 1907–1914 (pp. 1–72); Jan 1926 – Oct 1930 (pp. 1–5)

Notes: Original security microfilm damaged prior to duplication. First Mass 1898 by Father Hilgenberg who was pastor at St. Francis Xavier, Carbondale (roll 79 this series) until 1914. St. Elizabeth, Ava (roll 68) was a mission of this parish in its later years.


Roll: 150

Parish: St. Polycarp

City: Carmi

County: White

Yr. Estab.: 1847

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 1 Jan 1882, p.1 – 3 Nov 1929, p. 101; then Index to marriages, baptisms, deaths (combined); Baptisms – index 1979 – 1981
  • Marriages – see roll 153 this series
  • Index to baptisms, marriages, and deaths (combined) – 1947 – 1979
  • Deaths – see roll 153 this series
  • Communions – 1881 – 1885
  • Confirmations – 1881 – 1928

Notes: See also roll 153 this series. First resident pastor 1882. Attended in early years by Father Durbin, circuit riding priest from Sacred Heart, St. Vincent, KY (see biography).

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