Descriptive lists, Rolls 26-50

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

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Roll: 26

Parish: St. Adalbert

City: East St. Louis

County: St. Clair

Yr. Estab.: 1905

Registers on reel

  • Deaths – index c1904 – c1915
  • Deaths – cOct 1904 – 14 Jun 1915
  • Deaths – index 1915 – 1965 and register 6 Jul 1915 – 29 Dec 1930, p. 37
  • Communions – 25 Jun 1905 – 1915, p. 9
  • Confirmations – 1908 p. 1 – 28 Oct 1928, p. 19

Notes: Polish immigrants, some attended St. Henry in East St. Louis until this parish was established. Merged with Sacred Heart in 1967, church razed in 1979. CLOSED IN 1970s. See also roll 25 in this series.


Roll: 27

Parish: St. Augustine

City: East St. Louis

County: St. Clair

Yr. Estab.: 1920

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – index (incomplete)
  • Baptisms – 24 Dec 1921 – 06 May 1930, p. 30
  • Marriages – index (incomplete)
  • Marriages – 19 Sep 1921 – 20 Oct 1930, p. 8
  • Deaths – 22 Aug 1922 p. 1 – 19 Jul 1929, p. 2 (2 frames)
  • Communions – 1921, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1929
  • Confirmations – 1925 – 1929

Notes: African – American parish until it CLOSED in 1960


Roll: 28

Parish: Sts. Cyril and Methodius

City: East St. Louis

County: St. Clair

Yr. Estab.: 1911

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – index & register 25 Jun 1911 – 26 Sep 1920, p. 100
  • Baptisms – index & register 26 Sep 1920 – 21 Dec 1930, p. 23
  • Marriages incomplete index 1911 cDec1914; register 16 Sep 1911–20 Jul 1920, p. 19
  • Marriages – *index by groom 1921–1943 then register 5 Feb 1921 – 21 Jun 1930, p. 4
  • Marriages – *index April 1943 – Jun 1959
  • Marriages – *index Apr 1958 – May 1973
  • Burials – incomplete index; register Aug 1912 p. 1 – 4 Oct 1920, p. 14
  • Burials – incomplete index 1921–1943; register 30 Aug 1921 – 06 Sep 1928, p. 3
  • Communions – 1913 (no page), 1915, 1918, 1930 (3 frames)
  • Communions – 1920–1922 (1 frame)
  • Confirmations – 1915, 1924
  • Miscellaneous (2 frames)

Notes: Organized by Bohemian families. Consolidated with St. Philip 1973. CLOSED. * Completeness of indexes not verified.


Roll: 29

Parish: St. Elizabeth

City: East St. Louis

County: St. Clair

Yr. Estab.: 1894

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – Index 1894 – 27 Nov 1904 (2 frames); register 1894– 27 Nov 1904, p. 59
  • Baptisms – index 1905– 7 Nov 1915; register 1 Jan 1905 – 7 Nov 1915, p. 200
  • Baptisms – index 7 Nov 1915 – 16 Sep 1928, p. 101 + 1 frame
  • Baptisms – Nov 1915 – Sep 1928
  • Baptisms – index 19 Aug 1928 – 20 Jul 1947, p. 18
  • Baptisms – 1928 – 16 Nov 1930

Notes: Located in Winstanley Park area. Parish CLOSED 1964 See also rolls 30 and 31 in this series.


Roll: 30

Parish: St. Elizabeth

City: East St. Louis

County: St. Clair

Yr. Estab.: 1894

Registers on reel

  • Marriages – 21 Aug 1895, p. 65 – 30 Nov 1904, p. 87 (no index)
  • Marriages – index 1905 – c1939
  • Marriages – 03 Jan 1905 – 31 Dec 1930, p. 141
  • Deaths – 18 Nov 1904, p. 1 – 03 Dec 1930, p. 141 (no index)

Notes: Located in Winstanley Park area. Parish CLOSED 1964 See also rolls 29 and 31 in this series.


Roll: 31

Parish: St. Elizabeth

City: East St. Louis

County: St. Clair

Yr. Estab.: 1894

Registers on reel

  • Communions – 14 Nov 1926, p. 48 – 1930, p. 18
  • Confirmations – 19 Nov 1905, p. 1 – 14 Nov 1926, p. 48

Notes: Located in Winstanley Park area. Parish CLOSED 1964 See also rolls 29 and 30 in this series.


Roll: 32

Parish: St. Joseph

City: East St. Louis

County: St. Clair

Yr. Estab.: 1902

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – index and registers 1902 – 25 Nov 1920 [the 1902 baptisms are on frames 3 and 4]

Notes: This parish became part of Sacred Heart in 1914. Many Irish Catholics were among the first congregation. Today the parish is African-American. See also rolls 33 and 34 this series.


Roll: 33

Parish: St. Joseph

City: East St. Louis

County: St. Clair

Yr. Estab.: 1902

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 3 Jul 1921, p. 40 – 8 Aug 1926, p. 252
  • Baptisms – index and register 15 Aug 1926 – 19 Oct 1930, p. 26

Notes: This parish became part of Sacred Heart in 1914. Many Irish Catholics were among the first congregation. Today the parish is African-American. See also rolls 32 and 34 this series.


Roll: 34

Parish: St. Joseph

City: East St. Louis

County: St. Clair

Yr. Estab.: 1902

Registers on reel

  • Marriages 1902 – 1930 (if ever recorded) are not filmed
  • Marriages – index 1946 – 1980?
  • Deaths – 08 Aug 1902 – 28 Oct 1930, p. 24
  • Communions – none through 1930
  • Confirmations – 09 Nov 1930

Notes: This parish became part of Sacred Heart in 1914. Many Irish Catholics were among the first congregation. Today the parish is African-American. See also rolls 32 and 33 this series.


Roll: 35

Parish: St. Mary

City: East St. Louis

County: St. Clair

Yr. Estab.: 1889

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 04 Oct 1889 – 18 Oct 1908
  • Baptisms – Index A–Z (1908–1927)
  • Baptisms – 01 Nov 1908 – 24 Dec 1930, p. 237
  • Baptisms – index to Book 3, A – Z Feb 1958 – 1964
  • Marriages – index 1889–1964 by groom
  • Marriages – 03 Oct 1889 – 18 Nov 1930, p. 153
  • Deaths – index A – Z, 1889 – c19 Jul 1964
  • Deaths – 10 Oct 1889, p. 1 – 03 Mar 1930, p. 52
  • Communion – index A – Z, 1889–1926 inclusive
  • Communion – Dec 1889, p. 1 – 20 Apr 1930 (part), p. 74
  • Confirmation – index A-Z, 1893–1920 (part)
  • Confirmation – 1893 – 1929 p. 65

Notes: See also roll 152 this series for baptismal index 1889-1908. Church building completed in 1892, destroyed by tornado 1896, rebuilt same year. CLOSED in 1964.


Roll: 36

Parish: St. Patrick

City: East St. Louis

County: St. Clair

Yr. Estab.: 1862

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 1861 – Dec 1925, p. 269;
  • Baptisms – typed index c1889 – 1925 only
  • Baptisms – typed index c1920 – 1960; register Oct 1919, p.1 – Nov 1926, p. 33

Notes: Predominately Irish. The church was built at Illinois Avenue and Sixth Street. The basement of the church served as a public school until 1888 when it became parochial. In 1903 the first parish school opened. Continues to operate (2002). See also rolls 37 and 38 this series.


Roll: 37

Parish: St. Patrick

City: East St. Louis

County: St. Clair

Yr. Estab.: 1862

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 23 May 1926, p. 33 – 18 Oct 1930, p. 48
  • Marriages – 1st frame 1866 marriages
  • Marriages – 04 Jan 1862, p. 1 – c1910, p 146; p. 146 – recap b,m,d 1873-1886
  • Marriages – Book 2, Sep 1910, p. 1 –27 Nov 1930, p. 139
  • Mixed Marriage Agreements – 14 Dec 1910 p. 1 – 1928, p. 22; 1915, 1916, p. 68.

Notes: Predominately Irish. The church was built at Illinois Avenue and Sixth Street. The basement of the church served as a public school until 1888 when it became parochial. In 1903 the first parish school opened. Continues to operate (2002). See also rolls 36 and 38 this series.


Roll: 38

Parish: St. Patrick

City: East St. Louis

County: St. Clair

Yr. Estab.: 1862

Registers on reel

  • Deaths – 1864, p. 2 – 26 Mar 1908; Book 2 – Mar 1908 p. 1 – 18 Oct 1930, p. 126
  • Confirmations and Communions (mixed) – 1863 – c1930 (not chronological)

Notes: Predominately Irish. The church was built at Illinois Avenue and Sixth Street. The basement of the church served as a public school until 1888 when it became parochial. In 1903 the first parish school opened. Continues to operate (2002). See also rolls 36 and 37 this series.


Roll: 39

Parish: St. Philip

City: East St. Louis/ French Village

County: St. Clair

Yr. Estab.: 1841

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 18 Apr 1841 – Apr 1864, p. 145; Jun 1864–Dec 1871 p. 52;
  • Baptisms – 1872–1907, p. 155; 2 frames of marriage appended to baptisms.
  • Baptisms – Index to ?; register Jan 1908– 1920, p. 100 + two unnumbered pgs. with gap in records 1918–1920
  • Baptisms – Index to Jan 1921– Dec 1930
  • Baptisms – 1921 – 1930 pp. 1–42
  • Baptisms – index to Jan 1931–1940; Index 1941 – 1948
  • Baptisms – Index to 1949–1953
  • Baptisms – Index Jan 1954–Aug 1956
  • Confirmations (4 pages) see baptismal book c1870, p. 108, 109

Notes: French. The area was called French Village in 1800 and settlers attended Holy Family in Cahokia even after St. Philip’s was established. See also rolls 40 and 41 Baptisms, marriages and burial transcriptions through 1920 are AVAILABLE in the Belleville Public Library, 121 East Washington St., Belleville, IL 62220 and the St. Louis County Library. (2/2002, 2009)


Roll: 40

Parish: St. Philip

City: East St. Louis/ French Village

County: St. Clair

Yr. Estab.: 1841

Registers on reel

  • Marriages – Book 1, 1841 – 1871, p. 138; p 158, marriages appended to baptisms 1909–1919 (1 frame); Book 2, 1871 p. 1 – Apr 1907, p. 176
  • Marriages – Book 3, Apr 1908, p. 1 – 26 Nov 1920, p. 26
  • Marriages – Index 1921–1930; register 1921 – Nov. 1930, p. 18
  • Marriages – Index c1951 – Dec 1953; Index 1954 – 1956
  • Deaths – 1843 – 1848; 1841 – 1871 (last numbered page is 96); followed by Graveyard fees paid (3 frames from end of book);
  • Deaths – Book 2, 1872, – 5 Jan 1908, p. 105
  • Deaths – Book 3 5 Jan 1908 – 2 Apr 1918, p. 30
  • Deaths – Index 1921 – 16 Jul 1930; register 1921 – 16 Jul 1930
  • Deaths – incomplete index 1931 – 1946

Notes: French. The area was called French Village in 1800 and settlers attended Holy Family in Cahokia even after St. Philip’s was established. See also rolls 39 and 41. Baptisms, marriages and burial transcriptions through 1920 are AVAILABLE in the Belleville Public Library, 121 East Washington St., Belleville, IL 62220 and the St. Louis County Library. (2/2002, 2009)


Roll: 41

Parish: St. Philip

City: East St. Louis/ French Village

County: St. Clair

Yr. Estab.: 1841

Registers on reel

  • Communions – first 3 frames: 1 marriage and misc; Communions 1872, p. 200 – 1922
  • Confirmations – 1874, p. 203 – 1930 inclusive

Notes: French. The area was called French Village in 1800 and settlers attended Holy Family in Cahokia even after St. Philip’s was established. See also rolls 39 and 40. Baptisms, marriages and burial transcriptions through 1920 are AVAILABLE in the Belleville Public Library, 121 East Washington St., Belleville, IL 62220 and the St. Louis County Library. (2/2002, 2009)


Roll: 42

Parish: St. Regis

City: East St. Louis

County: St. Clair

Yr. Estab.: 1909

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – index Jun 1909 – c Mar 1919
  • Baptisms – 1909 – 19 Oct 1930, p. 43
  • Marriages -Index Jul 1909 – c1920
  • Marriages – Jul 1909 – 4 Sep 1930 (see one 1910 marriage at beginning of index)
  • Communions and Confirmations all after 1930, edited
  • Deaths – if any were ever recorded, they have not been filmed

Notes: Irish, German, French, Lithuanian, Polish parishoners – Alta Sita section of the city. Consolidated with Immaculate Conception of Centreville in 1972.


Roll: 43

Parish: St. Mary (Our Lady of Victory)

City: Eldorado

County: Saline

Yr. Estab.: 1900

Registers on reel

  • Index to combined register (incomplete)
  • Baptisms – 1911 – 14 Dec 1930, p. 42
  • Marriages – July 1911 – Mar 1930, p. 6
  • Death Index (complete?)
  • Deaths – 1913 – Dec 1928, p. 5
  • Deaths – index 1973 – c1980
  • Communions – 1911,– 1918, 1 frame
  • remaining Communions and Confirmations were after 1958 – edited

Notes:


Roll: 44

Parish: St. Joseph

City: Elizabethtown

County: Hardin

Yr. Estab.: 1897*

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 1897 – Oct 1921, p. 9; Book 2 – Apr 1923, p. 1 – 14 Dec 1930, p. 11
  • Confirmations – 1895–1930
  • Communions – c1901 – 1917, p. 48
  • Marriages – 1897 – Oct 1929, p. 105
  • Deaths – no title page
  • Deaths – 1898, p. 67, 1904, 1906 – 22 Jan 1930, p. 151 (2 books)

Notes: * Log church constructed in 1863, a mission of Shawneetown (see for earlier records). First resident pastor 1897.


Roll: 45

Parish: St. Patrick

City: Enfield

County: White

Yr. Estab.: 1861*

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 5 Feb 1870 – 11 Nov 1929, p. 103 (One 1864 baptism is on title page)
  • Marriages – 21 Nov 1871 – 15 Oct 1930, p. 49
  • Communions – 1 Nov 1859, p. 100 – 1928, p. 112
  • Confirmations – 1866 – Oct 1930, p. 213
  • Deaths – 3 Apr 1853, p. 7 – 7 Feb 1928, p. 51

Notes: Parish settled by Irish immigrants 1839 and attended by Father Durbin from Sacred Heart Parish, St. Vincent, Kentucky (see biography). Durbin was a circuit riding priest 1822–1859 who also visited Dolan’s Settlement (Enfield), Equality, Carmi, Belle Prairie (Piopolis), Pond’s Settlement, McLeansboro, and Shawneetown.


Roll: 46

Parish: St. Joseph*

City: Equality

County: Hardin

Yr. Estab.: 1873*

Registers on reel

  • Combined register for MIXED PARISHES – baptisms, marriages, deaths – 1893 – 1906
  • ST. JOSEPH – EQUALITY – Baptism Index 1893 –c Aug 1930 and register; Marriage notices appended to baptismal record – 1895 – 1918
  • ST. JOSEPH – EQUALITY – Marriage index (complete?) 1893 – Oct 1927 and register
  • ST. JOHN – NEW BURNSIDE – Baptisms – May 1907 – Nov 1922, p. 5
  • ST. FRANCIS de SALES – STONEFORT – Baptisms 1908, p.25–Mar 1930, p. 35
  • ST. PAUL – VIENNA – Baptisms 1909, p. 50 – Apr 1925, p. 55
  • ST. ROSE – METROPOLIS – Baptisms Mar 1910, p. 75 – Aug 1923, p. 81
  • Confirmations, baptisms, marriages, deaths – MIXED PARISHES – c1895 – 1906
  • Marriages – MIXED PARISHES – 1908 – Sep 1929 (see photocopies 1893–1922)
  • Confirmations and Communions – MIXED PARISHES – 1895 – 1929, p. 163
  • MIXED PARISHES -Deaths – 1895, p. 71 – c1904, p. 83
  • ST. JOSEPH – EQUALITY and OTHERS – Deaths – 1908 – Sep 1930, p. 11
  • Deaths – parish? – 1894, p. 3 – 30 Sep 1929, p. 25

Notes: See also rolls 49, 50 and 163 this series. *St. Joseph also served Stonefort, Vienna, Metropolis, and New Burnside. Attended by Father Durbin in the 1840s, a circuit riding priest from Sacred Heart, St. Vincent, KY who also visited Dolan’s Settlement (Enfield), Equality, Carmi, Belle Prairie (Piopolis), Pond’s Settlement, McLeansboro, and Shawneetown. (See biography)


Roll: 47

Parish: St. Edward

City: Fairfield

County: Wayne

Yr. Estab.: 1879

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 1881, p. 1 – 18 Jun 1921, p. 17
  • Baptisms – transcribed, 1881 p. 1 – 23 June 1929, p. 10
  • Marriages – 1882, p. 150 – 30 Jun 1912, p. 153
  • Confirmations and Communions – 1888, p. 300 – p. 303 (2 frames)
  • Deaths – 1884 p. 200 – Oct 1916, p. 203

Notes: A mission of St. Stephen in Flora in 1879 (Roll 48 this series). First resident pastor 1946.


Roll: 48

Parish: St. Stephen

City: Flora

County: Clay

Yr. Estab.: 1854

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 1871 – 1922, p. 36, then one page 1904–05 marriages
  • Baptisms – index 1905–c1949; register – 1905 – 20 Dec 1930, p. 52
  • Marriages – 1871 (faded) – 23 Apr 1930, p. 15 (two books)
  • Deaths – 1876 – 28 Jul 1929, p. 19 (two books)
  • Communions and Confirmations (mixed) 1872 – 1905
  • Communions – 1906–1926 (partial)
  • Confirmations and Communions (mixed) 1872– May 1930

Notes: First Mass 1854. Settlers include those from France, Ireland, Pennsylvania and Maryland.


Roll: 49

Parish: St. Mary*

City: Harrisburg

County: Saline

Yr. Estab.: 1907

Registers on reel

  • Bapt – St. Joseph, DORRISVILLE – Index 1909–1924; Register 1909–1924, p. 96 + 4
  • Baptisms – St. Mary, HARRISBURG – (incomplete index); register 1907– Jun 1911
  • Baptisms – St. John, NEW BURNSIDE – May 1907, p. 1 – 23 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. 10; 1907 – 30 Jun 1930, p.11
  • (BREAK) Marriages – St. Joseph, DORRISVILLE -16 Oct 1909 – 1923, p.24
  • Marriages – St. Francis de Sales, STONEFORT et al., 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
  • Confirmations – 8 frames to 1930; Communions – St. Mary, HARRISBURG – (1907 edited out)

Notes: See duplicate roll 164 (adds confirmations); also rolls 46, 50. All mining towns in the area. 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– ; St. Paul 1895–1920 was 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: 50

Parish: St. Mary* — missions of

City: Harrisburg

County: Saline

Yr. Estab.: c1907

Registers on reel

  • St. John’s NEW BURNSIDE – Baptisms – 1911 –1922, p. 5
  • St. Francis de Sales – STONEFORT – Baptisms – 1908 p. 25 – Mar 1930, p. 35
  • St. Paul VIENNA – Baptisms – 1909, p. 50–55 – Apr 1925
  • St. Rose, METROPOLIS – Baptisms – p. 75 ends July 1929, p. 81
  • Confirmation/Communion 1910 all parishes mixed 1910–1912
  • St. Paul VIENNA – Communion – 1920
  • St. Paul VIENNA – Communion 1911; St. Francis 1911; St. Rose 1911 & 1929; St. John 1912, 1930
  • Marriages – mixed parishes, 1908 – Sep 1929, p. 9
  • Deaths – several parishes, 1908 – Aug 1928, p. 11

Notes: See also roll 49, St. Mary – Harrisburg

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