Descriptive Lists, Rolls 151–170

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

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Roll: 151

Parish: Immaculate Conception

City: Bridgeport

County: Lawrence

Yr. Estab.: 1856

Registers on reel

  • Combined registers used to record birth, marriage, death. HISTORY – see p. 3 baptisms
  • Baptisms – 1856 – 1892, p. 24; [book 2] 1899 (1 frame), 1892 – 1917, p. 43; [book 3] 1917 – Jul 1930 (four pages)
  • Marriages – 1869 – 1889 (pp.289–293); 1913 (p.68 – 1 frame); 1900–1912 (p.69–79);
  • Marriages – 1893, p. 80; Deaths p.81 (see that section); Jun 1919–1927, p. 19
  • Marriage dispensations – 1912 – 1916
  • Deaths – 1873 – 1891 (pp 275–277); marriage 1893 p. 80 (see marriage section);
  • [Deaths] – Burials 1895–1918 (pp. 81–87); 1910 – 1928 (pp. 1–6)
  • Communions – 1893 (1 frame) Confirmations 1871, 1876, 1879, 1883 (2 frames)
  • Miscellaneous – Parishioners in 1880 with birth year and country of nativity (pp. 279–282)
  • Memoranda in Latin regarding important dates in parish history and cemetery p. 287

Notes: Settled by Irish Catholics from Donegal in 1853. Served by diocesan priests from Olney (roll 57 this series), Mt. Carmel (roll 54), and St. Francisville (roll 61). First church built 4 miles south of town and was called St. Patrick’s. Cemetery dedicated 1871. First resident pastor in 1909.


Roll: 152

Parish: St. Mary

City: East St. Louis

County: St. Clair

Yr. Estab.: 1889

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – Book 1 4 Oct 1889–19 Oct 1908, p. 300
  • Baptisms – Indexes (244 pp. ) to Books 1 and 2 1889 – 3 Nov 1931 Some post 1956 names included in index. (Book 2 pp 244–345 not indexed = 1931–1956);
  • Baptisms – Book 2 1 Nov 1908 – 14 Dec 1930, pp. 1–237
  • Marriages – Index to 1889–1930 and register 3 Oct 1889–18 Nov 1930, p. 153
  • Deaths – Index B–Z 1889–Jun 1927 only (for “A” see roll 35 this series)
  • Deaths – Register 10 Oct 1889 – 3 Mar 1930, p. 52

Notes: See also roll 35 this series. Original microfilm damaged. Church building completed in 1892, destroyed by tornado 1896, rebuilt same year. CLOSED in 1964 when parish dissolved


Roll: 153

Parish: St. Polycarp

City: Carmi

County: White

Yr. Estab.: 1847

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 11 Apr 1882 – 1921, pp. 3 – 19; [unique to this roll]
  • Baptisms – 1 Jan 1882, p. 1 – 3 Nov 1929, p. 101 (1905 and 1906 impossible to read)
  • Index to baptisms, marriages, deaths 1947–1981
  • Marriages – 28 Nov 1882 – 10 Dec 1928, (p.3- 29)
  • Deaths – 13 May 1882 – 28 Feb 1926, p. 21

Notes: See also roll 150 this series. First resident pastor 1882. Attended in early years by Father Durbin, circuit riding priest from Sacred Heart, St. Vincent, KY (see biography).


Roll: 154

Parish: St. Luke

City: Belleville

County: St. Clair

Yr. Estab.: 1883

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 1 Feb 1883 – 14 Apr 1899 (pp 1–250)
  • Baptisms – Book 2 – 16 Apr 1899 – 5 Oct 1924, (pp. 1–504)
  • Baptisms – Book 3 – 5 Oct 1924 – 14 Dec 1930, (pp. 1–20)
  • Marriages – 24 Apr 1883 – 11 Oct 1930 (pp. 1–211)
  • Confirmations & Communions – 1885- 1930 (p. 81 – unnumbered)
  • Deaths – 10 Feb 1883 – 12 Oct 1889 (pp. 1 –179)
  • Deaths – Book 2 22 Jan 1909– 7 Nov 1930 (pp. 1–95)

Notes: See also rolls 9 and 10 this series. Organized as the first English-language congregation in Belleville, a movement that began back in 1866


Roll: 155

Parish: St. Mary

City: Trenton

County: Clinton

Yr. Estab.: 1862

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 12 Mar 1864 – 17 Jun 1925 (p. 2–109)
  • Baptisms – Book 2 (transcribed) 12 Mar 1864 – 26 Dec 1930 (pp. 1–187)
  • Baptisms – Book 3 – 3 Jan 1892 – 26 Dec 1930 (pp. 1–215)
  • Marriages – 7 Jan 1892 – Nov 1930 (pp. 1–61); see also those in middle of deaths
  • Deaths – 29 Jul 1864 – 20 Dec 1891 (pp. 215–242)
  • NO BREAK Marriages 3 Jul 1866 – 21 Apr 1891 (pp. 250–270)
  • NO BREAK Deaths – 12 Jan 1892 – 28 Jun 1930 (pp. 1–20)

Notes: See indexes on roll 141 this series. Originally a mission attended by various priests. First resident pastor 1868. Cemetery begun after 1870.


Roll: 156

Parish: St. Philomena

City: Kinmundy

County: Marion

Yr. Estab.: 1870

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 12 Feb 1871 – 1 Mar 1881 (pp. 1–44) [one 1885 death page attached]
  • Baptisms – Index (1900–1956); register 18 Mar 1900 – 10 Jun 1928 (pp. 1–15)
  • Marriages – 16 Feb 1871 – 1899; Book 2 – 18 Dec 1900 – 24 Nov 1915 (pp.1–3)
  • Deaths – 27 Feb 1871 –1898 (pp. 41 –52)
  • Marriages – addendums 1907, 1909, p. 53
  • Deaths – Book 2 – Index (1901–1955); register 15 Mar 1901 – 10 Nov 1928 (pp. 1–7)

Notes: See also Roll 51 this series for baptisms and marriages 1880–1900 and some indexes. This church later called St. Elizabeth Ann Seton. Diocesan priests attended the parish through 1878; near Salem (see roll 62). Father J. Eckerle attended


Roll: 157

Parish: St. Joseph

City: Olney

County: Richland

Yr. Estab.: 1857

Registers on reel

  • Marriages – [baptismal register pages used to record marriages] 20 Sep 1859–Jul 1872; Marriage register is probably a transcript
  • Deaths – 1868 – 1888; Index 1932 –1981
  • Graveyard lot payment book p. 290

Notes: See also roll 57 this series. Baptisms barely readable this roll; this is the best filming available for earliest marriages and deaths


Roll: 158

Parish: St. Mary

City: Centralia

County: Marion

Yr. Estab.: 1857

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 26 Sep 1857 – 19 Oct 1930 [at least 4 books, ends p. 33; c1864 baptisms, pp. 33-36 are impossible to read]
  • Marriages 7 Aug 1870 – 1883; NO BREAK; 16 Aug 1858 – 13 Oct 1886, pp.51–93; followed by one 1885 Marriage page 95.
  • Marriages – 7 Jan 1911 – 10 Jan 1930, pp.1– 16
  • Marriages – 6 Jul 1896, p. 75 – 1910, p. 106; NO BREAK
  • Marriages -1891, 1890, 1888, 1889, pp. 140 –144
  • Deaths 1857–1888, p. 14; Book 2 – 1888, p. 23 – 1910, p. 54 UNIQUE to this roll
  • NO BREAK Deaths – 9 Jan 1911 – 25 Jul 1930, pp 1–25.

Notes: See also roll 82 this series for baptismal indexes; attended by miners of Polish, Lithuanian and Italian ethnicity


Roll: 159

Parish: St. Mary

City: Belleville

County: St. Clair

Yr. Estab.: 1893

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – Handwritten, probably a transcript – 11 Feb 1894 – 18 Dec 1910, pp. 1–91
  • Baptisms – Index (1911–c1923 only); register 8 Jan 1911 – 21 Dec 1930, pp 1–71 (2 bks)
  • Baptisms – Idex 11 Jun 1934 – 26 Mar 1950
  • Baptisms – Index 1950 – c1980
  • Marriages – Handwritten, probably a transcript – 12 Feb 1895 – 8 Nov 1911, pp 1–34
  • Marriages – Index (1912 –c1927); register 1912 – 25 Nov 1924, pp 1–27
  • Marriages – 14 Jan 1925 – 4 Dec 1930 pp. 1–13; [with one frame baptism 20 Jun 1924] at beginning of register
  • Marriages – Index 1934 – 1956
  • Confirmations and Communions – 1894 – 1899, (edited the 1900 list–a post-1930 entry on this page); 1901–1929 (all but last 4 male entries)
  • Deaths – Handwritten, probably a transcript 1 Oct 1894 – 23 Jul 1923, pp. 1–35 (2 bks)
  • Deaths – Deaths – Book 3 – 7 Mar 1925 – 16 Dec 1929, pp. 1–3

Notes: See also rolls 11 and 12. The third Catholic parish in Belleville after St. Peter’s and St. Luke’s


Roll: 160

Parish: Holy Cross

City: Wendelin

County: Clay

Yr. Estab.: 1859

Registers on reel

  • Marriages – HOLY CROSS – 6 Apr 1875 – 1930, p. 35 (two books)
  • Marriages – ST. JOHN – 1885 – 1896
  • Deaths – HOLY CROSS – 1870 – 22 Oct 1895 (p. 169– 189)
  • Deaths – ST. JOHN – 1883 – Aug 1895
  • Miscellaneous – Adult baptisms (converts) 1894 – 1895 (1 frame)

Notes: See also roll 65 this series. St. John was located about 3 miles south of Wendelin and closed when the new church was built. Situated near the junction of Clay, Richland and Jasper counties. First resident pastor 1882. Book 3 baptisms are very faded on security microfilm.


Roll: 161

Parish: St. John the Baptist

City: Piopolis

County: Hamilton

Yr. Estab.: 1841

Registers on reel

  • Typewritten, transcribed registers
  • Baptisms – 1842– 17 Nov 1930, 336 pages (transcribed)
  • Baptisms – Index 1842–1956 (gives year, 454 pages)**
  • Marriages – Incomplete index, then original register Apr 1856 – 3 June 1930 through page 93 plus 4 unnumbered frames. Entries include age of bride and groom.

Notes: **Code numbers with each entry correspond to that entry in the typewritten, transcribed register. See also rolls 58 and 162 this series.


Roll: 162

Parish: St. John the Baptist

City: Piopolis

County: Hamilton

Yr. Estab.: 1841

Registers on reel

  • Deaths – 1844–1869 (from tombstones – 1 frame)
  • Deaths – Register 18 Feb 1881 – 20 Sep 1930, pp. 26–103 (handwritten)

Notes:


Roll: 163

Parish: St. Mary*

City: Harrisburg

County: Saline

Yr. Estab.: 1907

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – St. Joseph, DORRISVILLE – Index 1909–1924; Register 1909–1924, p. 96 + 4
  • Baptisms – St. Mary, HARRISBURG -(incomplete index); register 1907–17 Jun 1911,p31
  • Baptisms – Mixed parishes; St. John, NEW BURNSIDE – May 1907–Nov 1922, p. 5
  • Baptisms – St. Francis de Sales, STONEFORT – Nov 1908, p25 – 30 Mar 1930, p. 35
  • Baptisms – St. Paul, VIENNA – May 1909, p. 50 – Apr 1925, p. 55
  • Baptisms – St. Rose, METROPOLIS – Mar 1910, p. 75 – 10 Mar 1927, p. 82
  • Baptisms – St. Joseph, DORRISVILLE – 1916, p. 1 – Jan 1917, p. 6
  • Marriages – St. Mary – 1907 – 24 Nov 1910 p. 11; 17 Dec1907 – 30 Jun 1930, p.11
  • (BREAK) Marriages – St. Joseph, DORRISVILLE -16 Oct 1909 – 1923, p.24
  • Marriages – Mixed parishes; St. Francis de Sales, STONEFORT etc., 1908 Sep 1929, p. 9
  • Marriages – St. Joseph, DORRISVILLE – 1916, 1917 (2 frames)
  • (BREAK) Deaths – St. Mary HARRISBURG – 1907 –Jul 1930, p. 45
  • Deaths – St. Joseph, DORRISVILLE, et al. – 1910, p. 1 – 1924, p. 27
  • Deaths – STONEFORT & St. John, NEW BURNSIDE – 1908 – Agu 1928, p. 11
  • Deaths – St. Joseph Dorrisville 1916; Comm – St. Mary, HARRISBURG – [1907 edited]
  • Confirm through 13 Jul 1930 (all but Genevive Bateman and Mrs. Ida Coyle)

Notes: Duplicates roll 49; adds confirmations. See also rolls 46, 50. All mining towns. St. Joseph was a mission of St. Mary’s (CLOSED after 1919); St. Casimir parish 1909-1928; New Burnside 1887– (CLOSED 1953); St. Rose 1892– ; then St. Paul 1895–1920 which was first attached to St. Francis-Carbondale (roll 79), then St. Joseph-Equality 1929; then St. Rose 1940. Records <1907 possibly also at Carmi, roll 150.


Roll: 164

Parish: Holy Family

City: Cahokia

County: St. Clair

Yr. Estab.: 1699

Registers on reel

  • Table of Contents
  • Book 1: 1783–1819 (burials)
  • Book 2: 1819–1838 (burials)
  • Book 3: 1838–1850 (burials)
  • Book 4: 1850–1899 (burials)
  • Book 5: 1812–1825 (baptisms)
  • Book 6: 1830–1850 (baptisms – mold damage 1838–1850)
  • Book 7: 1850–1898 (marriages)
  • Family groups 1832 – name and age provided
  • Confirmations 1836
  • Miscellaneous financial records of congregants
  • Register filmed after preservation. French.

Notes: See also roll 164–167 this series. Rolls 164 and 165 were produced by the Illinois State Archives after preservation. Parish established by the Seminary Fathers of the Foreign Missions of Quebec. Parish records begin 1783. ABSTRACTS COMPILED FOR baptisms, marriages, and burials through circa 1920, at the Belleville Public Library, 121 East Washington Street, Belleville, IL 62220 and St. Louis County Library. (6/2002, 2009)


Roll: 165

Parish: Holy Family

City: Cahokia

County: St. Clair

Yr. Estab.: 1699

Registers on reel

  • Miscellaneous 1855; parish family groups (with ages); misc. financial for congregants
  • Baptisms – 1826–1850; confirmation w/ age 1837; misc. financial;
  • Marriages – 1822–1830; confirmations 1837–c1844;
  • Baptisms – 1850 – 1899 (pp. 1–319)
  • Lot owners St. Joseph cemetery with index (to burials?)
  • Baptisms – 1899 – 26 Jan 1930 (p. 1–100)
  • Marriages – Index and Register 1899 – 4 Sep 1929
  • Deaths – Index and Register 1 Dec 1899 – 18 Mar 1930 ( p. 1–31)
  • Communions – 1900 – 1913
  • Confirmations – c1902 – 1929

Notes: See also rolls 164–167 this series. Rolls 164 and 165 were produced by the Illinois State Archives after preservation. Holy Family was established by the Seminary Fathers of the Foreign Missions of Quebec. Parish records begin 1783. ABSTRACTS COMPILED FOR baptisms, marriages, and burials through circa 1920, at the Belleville Public Library, 121 East Washington Street, Belleville, IL 62220 and St. Louis County Library. (6/2002)


Roll: 166

Parish: Holy Family

City: Cahokia

County: St. Clair

Yr. Estab.: 1699

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms 1812–1849 followed by Index
  • Baptisms 1850–1899 (p. 321) with communions and confirmations mixed in
  • Baptisms – Index 1899–1929 (complete through 1921 only)
  • Baptisms – Register 1899 – 1 Oct 1930 (two books)
  • Marriages c1822 – 4 Sep 1929 (several books)
  • Confirmations and Communions 1837–1929
  • Deaths – typescript of burials 1783–1819 done as part of the Cahokia Memorial Survey. See paper copies in the Illinois libraries at Belleville and Cahokia.
  • Deaths – 1819–1849; 1850–1898; and 1899– 18 March 1930
  • Some entries may be easier to read on roll 167. Deaths are better on roll 166
  • Negative copy. Original security microfilm damaged. Mold damage c1838–1850s

Notes: This set of Holy Family church registers was made at the direction of the Diocese of Belleville c1960. Roll 166 is a duplicate of roll 167. Burials are a little easier to read on Roll 166. See also rolls 164 and 165 this series. Parish records begin 1783. ABSTRACTS COMPILED FOR baptisms, marriages, and burials through circa 1920, at the Belleville Public Library, 121 East Washington Street, Belleville, IL 62220 and St. Louis County Library. (6/2002)


Roll: 167

Parish: Holy Family

City: Cahokia

County: St. Clair

Yr. Estab.: 1699

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms 1812–1849 followed by Index
  • Baptisms 1850–1899 with communions and confirmations mixed in
  • Baptisms – Index 1899–1929 (complete through 1921 only)
  • Baptisms – Register 1899 – 1 Oct 1930 (two books)
  • Marriages c1822 – 4 Sep 1929 (several books)
  • Confirmations and Communions 1837–1929
  • Deaths – typescript of burials 1783–1819 done for the Cahokia Memorial Survey during the WPA era. See paper copies in the Illinois libraries at Belleville and Cahokia.
  • Deaths – 1819–1849; 1850–1898; and 1899– 18 March 1930
  • Some entries may be easier to read on roll 166
  • Negative copy. Original security microfilm damaged. Mold damage c1838–1850s

Notes: This set of Holy Family church registers was made at the direction of the Diocese of Belleville c1960. Roll 167 is a duplicate of roll 166. Burials are a little easier to read on Roll 166. See also rolls 164 and 165 this series. Parish records begin 1783. ABSTRACTS COMPILED FOR baptisms, marriages, and burials through circa 1920, at the Belleville Public Library, 121 East Washington Street, Belleville, IL 62220 and St. Louis County Library. (6/2002)


Roll: 168

Parish: Immaculate Conception

City: Kaskaskia

County: Randolph

Yr. Estab.: 1703*

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – Index with year 1770s–1815
  • Deaths – Index with year 1770 –1832
  • Marriages (transcribed) 1720s
  • Collet’s Index to CAHOKIA Marriages 1740s–1862
  • Collet’s Index to St. Charles and Portage de Sieux Marriages 1794–c1863
  • St. Charles Baptismal Index 1792–1851
  • [Kaskaskia] Baptisms 1759–1815 (p. 293)
  • [List of Congregation of Kaskaskia, 1852, p. 294–318, includes ‘colored people’ (sic)] p. 318
  • NO BREAK Marriages 1762 p. 31 –1765, p. 39; Marriages 1741–1834 (ends p. 220)
  • NO BREAK ‘Item 5’ – Baptisms 1815 p. 2 – 1850 (p.328 w/confirm. mixed in c1836)
  • NO BREAK ‘Item 6’ – Notes 1699–1725; Marriages c1726; 1719 p. 9–1929
  • NO BREAK 1766 p. 13; burials (mixed years); Burials 1807 – Mar 1834 p. 76
  • See also Brown and Dean’s Kaskaskia Manuscripts: A Calendar of Civil Documents in Illinois (filmed copies at the Belleville Public Library and Randolph County Courthouse)
  • See also roll 169 this series. This reel unedited; original security roll damaged. French.

Notes: *This mission was founded by Father Pere Marquette in 1673 in north central Illinois and gradually moved south to settle at Kaskaskia in 1703. The church was moved brick by brick in 1893.* Still a mission today; all baptisms and marriages are recorded in the registers preserved at the Diocesan Archives, Belleville. See compiled family groups abstracted from baptisms 1815-1900 at the Belleville Public Library, 121 E. Washington St., Belleville, IL.


Roll: 169

Parish: Immaculate Conception

City: Kaskaskia

County: Randolph

Yr. Estab.: 1703

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 1851 –1889 (conf. and comm mixed in), unpaginated
  • Baptisms – Index to 1890–c1920 only (incomplete post 1920) UNIQUE to this reel
  • Baptisms – 20 Jan 1890 – Dec 1930, p. 205 [no pp. 129–141; record appears unbroken]
  • Marriages – 1859–1889; 1834–1859
  • Marriages – Index 1890–c1906 (incomplete); Register 1890–Jul 1927, p. 33.
  • Confirmations – 1921–1927 (4 frames)
  • Communions – 1922–1925 (1 frame)
  • Deaths – 1834 – 13 Jul 1930 (3 registers) Only one entry for 1834

Notes: All handwritten records. French and Latin. See earlier registers on roll 168 this series. Roll 169 and 170 essentially duplicate each other but registers were filmed in a different order. The baptismal index 1890 – c1906 appears on roll 169; a few more confirmations appear on roll 170.


Roll: 170

Parish: Immaculate Conception

City: Kaskaskia

County: Randolph

Yr. Estab.: 1703

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 1851 –1889 (conf. and comm mixed in), unpaginated
  • Baptisms – 20 Jan 1890 – Dec 1930, p. 205 [no pp. 129–141; record appears unbroken]
  • Confirmations – 1891–1927 (17 frames)
  • Communions – 1922–1925 (1 frame)
  • Marriages – 1834–1858; 1859–1889; 1890– 20 Jul 1927, p. 33
  • Marriages – Index 1890–c1906 (incomplete); Register 1890–Jul 1927, p. 33.
  • Deaths – 1834 – 13 Jul 1930 (3 registers) Only one entry for 1834

Notes: All handwritten records. French and Latin. See earlier registers on roll 168 this series. Roll 169 and 170 essentially duplicate each other but registers were filmed in a different order at different times. The baptismal index 1890 – c1906 appears on roll 169; a few more confirmations appear on roll 170.

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