Descriptive Lists, Rolls 76–100

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

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Roll: 76

Parish: St. Rose

City: St. Rose

County: Clinton

Yr. Estab.: 1868

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 1869 – Sep 1930, p. 18 (two books)
  • Confirmations – none prior to 1931
  • Communions – none prior to 1931 that could be physically included on this reel
  • Marriages – Nov 1870 – 22 Oct 1930, p. 107
  • Deaths – 1869, p. 1 – 12 Jun 1930, p. 101

Notes: Before established, Catholics attended church at Breese (roll 75 this series) and Highland (now in Springfield Diocese). Called Blue Mound until 1873 when the town name changed to St. Rose. Father Kamann served as pastor 1870–1919.


Roll: 77

Parish: St. Joseph

City: Cairo

County: Alexander

Yr. Estab.: 1871

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – Aug 1871, p.1 – Nov 1912, p.281 followed by 1884 Communion; Index Confirmation 1873, 1879
  • Baptisms – Index to Book 2 1912 – 1956
  • Baptisms – Jan 1913 – 11 May 1930, p. 32
  • Marriages – 1871–1914, p. 71; one page Communion 1877
  • Marriages – Book 2 – 1914 – 14 Jun 1930, p. 8; one page mixed marriages 1922, p. 51
  • Deaths – Index 1918–1956
  • Deaths – 1918 – 13 Dec 1930, p. 15 There are NO DEATHS recorded before 1918
  • Confirmations and Communions (mixed) Confirmation 1888 p. 53 – 1929 (partial list)
  • Communions 1894– 1909 p. 75 with notation “1909–1926 not found.” See also Baptism book

Notes: CLOSED in 1961. See St. Patrick’s, Cairo (roll 78 this series) for records after this period and perhaps for the earlier years.


Roll: 78

Parish: St. Patrick

City: Cairo

County: Alexander

Yr. Estab.: 1838

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 16 Apr 1840 – 26 Feb 1845; 2 Nov 1853–1858; Deaths 1863 and c1850s; Calvary Cemetery Lot Book 1861–69; Index to ?? (p56–73); Baptisms 1852 – 10 Oct 1886, p. 126; Confirmations and Communions (p127–149) mixed in; then Baptisms 1886 – 11 Dec 1930, p. 83
  • Confirmations – 12 Apr 1926 – 1930 (partial list)
  • Deaths – 29 Oct 1863 – 12 Jul 1930 (unpaginated) See also cemetery book with baptisms There are NO OTHER deaths recorded before 1861 than those on this microfilm.
  • Marriages – 1 Jul 1840 – 1842; B to S Index to Marriages 1854– 1865 only; (see transcribed book); then Marriages 1856, 1857, 1855, 1856; 1854 – 1864; New book (transcription) Jan 1854 through 30 Sep 1929, p. 129

Notes: Attended by Father McCabe at Waterloo (1843–1848–roll 145 this series), a circuit riding priest First church washed away by flood. Absorbed St. Joseph parish in 1961 and St. Columba (mission) in 1971 when these Cairo churches closed.


Roll: 79

Parish: St. Francis Xavier

City: Carbondale

County: Jackson

Yr. Estab.: 1900

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 11 Jun 1897 – 30 Jun 1930, p. 43
  • Marriages – 17 Aug 1913 – Aug 1921 (2 frames)
  • Confirmations and Communions – none recorded prior to 1931
  • Deaths – 1913 – Jun 1925, (2 frames)

Notes: Only two Catholic families in this area before 1899. In 1899 the Illinois Central Railroad set up headquarters in town and many Irish families moved here. First frame church build 1900.


Roll: 80

Parish: St. Mary

City: Carlyle

County: Clinton

Yr. Estab.: 1853

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 26 Dec 1858 – Dec 1891 (pp. 1– 195)
  • Baptisms – Index 1892 – 1910 (pp. 379–409)
  • Baptisms – Register 1892 – 1910 (pp.1–252)
  • Baptisms – Index 1918 – 1946
  • Baptisms – 1918 – 6 Oct 1930 (pp. 1–36)
  • Marriages – Register 1859–1891 (pp.230–271)
  • Marriages – Index 1892 – 1935
  • Marriages – Register 1892 – 23 Jun 1930 (pp. 1– 97)
  • Confirmations and Communions – 1881 – 1930, p. 125 (partial list),
  • Deaths – 1859 – 1891 (pp.330–376)
  • Deaths – Index 1892 – 1934
  • Deaths – 1892 – Aug 1930 (pp. 1– 115)

Notes: In 1884, part of this parish became St. Cecilia, Bartelso (roll 70 this series)


Roll: 81

Parish: St. Stephen

City: Caseyville

County: St. Clair

Yr. Estab.: 1893

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 22 Apr 1894, p. 1 – 12 Jun 1920, p. 17 (no index)
  • Confirmations – 5 Dec 1895 – 14 Aug 1904 (one frame)
  • Mixed marriages – 1895 – 11 Feb 1904 (one frame)
  • Baptisms – index A – V only, 1934–c1955 ( W-Z index edited due to post 1930 entries)
  • [it was physically impossible to keep the few marriages 1905– 1930]
  • Deaths – 24 Aug 1895, p. 140 – 21 Dec 1908, p. 141 (one frame)

Notes: See also Holy Family at Cahokia and St. Philip in East St. Louis (French Village), also Blessed Sacrament in Belleville. First resident pastor in 1948. Attended by Redemptorist Fathers before 1894 but there is no mention if they kept registers or where these might be.


Roll: 82

Parish: St. Mary

City: Centralia

County: Marion

Yr. Estab.: 1857

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 26 Sep 1857–1888, p. 29 (2 bks) Confirmations and Communions mixed in
  • Baptisms – Indexes to 1888–1919, 1883–1888, and 1857–1883;
  • Baptisms – Register 1888 p. 1 – Dec 1919 , p. 252
  • Baptisms – Index 1920 – Jul 1953
  • Baptisms – Jan 1920, p. 1 – 7 Dec 1930, p. 34
  • Marriages – Jul 1896 – 1910; partial index 1911 – c1947 [Index missing ~ 1923 – 1945]
  • Marriages 1911, p. 1 – Jan 1930, p. 16
  • Confirmations and Communions (mixed) – May 1873 – 22 Apr 1928, p. 29
  • Deaths – Dec 1857 – 1888; partial index; [gap in records 1888–1910- see roll 158]
  • Deaths – 1911, p. 1 – Jul 1930, p. 25

Notes: See also roll 158 this series for deaths 1888– 1910; marriages 1858–1896. Attended by miners of Polish, Lithuanian and Italian ethnicity


Roll: 83

Parish: Immaculate Conception

City: Centreville

County: St. Clair

Yr. Estab.: 1858

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – inadequate index
  • Baptisms – 11 Jan 1880 – 23 Dec 1930, p. 207
  • Marriages – 20 Jan 1880 – Jun 1930, p. 49 book 2
  • Deaths – inadequate index
  • Deaths – 1 Mar 1880 – 17 Dec 1929, p. 19
  • Confirmations and Communions – mixed in with baptisms, no others through 1930.

Notes: French settlers continued to attend Holy Family in Cahokia after they moved to Centreville. In 1858 Holy Family was officially divided and Immaculate Conception established.


Roll: 84

Parish: St. Mary

City: Chester

County: Randolph

Yr. Estab.: 1842

Registers on reel

  • History with names of catholics in 1847 (frame 2); more history following 1850 baptisms
  • Baptisms – (Confirmations and Communions mixed in) – Index A-Z 1881–1918 ; Book 1 as follows: 1848–; 1861–71; 1871–80; 1878, 1879 (2 entries); Index and register to 1881–1918 (256 pp); Index 1919–49 and register 1919–1930, 137 pp.
  • Marriages – 26 Feb 1868 – 1913; Index to 1914–56; Register 1913 – 5 Apr 1930, p.11
  • Confirmations and Communions (mixed) 13 Dec 1866 – 15 May 1927 (partial list). For completeness, see also those in baptismal book, generally chronological or at the end.
  • Deaths – 5 Jul 1863 – 1901 with one 1909 entry last page, first book.
  • Deaths – Index 1902 – 1956
  • Deaths – 1902 – 10 Sep 1930, p. 28

Notes: Gap in records 1850–1863. German and Polish parishoners in early years. Father Perrin visited from Kaskaskia so some records may be in that mission’s registers.


Roll: 85

Parish: St. Andrew, formerly St Joseph*

City: Christopher

County: Franklin

Yr. Estab.: 1908

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – Incomplete index Apr 1913 – Jan 1918, p. 101; then misc bpt 1910–1913 2 frames)
  • Baptisms – index 1918 – 1956
  • Baptisms – 1918 – Dec 1930, p. 55
  • Marriages – incomplete index, then one page “copied from Franklin Co. courthouse at Benton” followed by Baptisms 1914, p. 1 – 30 Apr p. 39
  • Confirmations – 1923, 1926, 1928, – Jun 1929 (partial list)
  • Communions – 1918 – 1929 (with some repetition)
  • Deaths – Sep 1914, p.1 – 14 Feb 1930, p. 61

Notes: * “St. Joseph and Blessed Mary Virgin, Christopher, Illinois and Sesser, Illinois, 1914” per register title page. Foreign born Catholics were not well received in this area. Name changed from St. Joseph to St. Andrew after the 1915 fire. Attended by Fr. Klocke in early years, Msgr. Hilgenberg 1908–1911 (also had charge of Spillertown, West Frankfort, Benton, and Stiritz).


Roll: 86

Parish: St. Joseph

City: Cobden

County: Union

Yr. Estab.: 1879

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 30 Mar 1879, p. 3 – 12 Oct 1930, p. 53
  • Marriages – 21 Feb 1895, p. 266 – 2 Dec 1930, p. 21
  • Communions – 14 May 1885, p. 300 – 1920, p. 75
  • Confirmations – 27 Dec 1906, p. 80 – 28 Apr 1929, p. 93
  • Deaths – 1880, p. 61 – 1905, p. 185; marriages p. 261 1881 – 1902 p. 273
  • Deaths 1906 – Jul 1925, p. 17

Notes: Mass in private homes 1861. Benedictine Fathers in Wetaug took charge in 1881. See St. Mary’s in Anna (Roll 67 this series) which acted as the main church in this area before St. Joseph was established.


Roll: 87

Parish: Immaculate Conception

City: Columbia

County: Monroe

Yr. Estab.: 1846

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – (Confirmations and Communions mixed in) – 1851 – 1912, p. 177 Confirmations 1910, p. 178 – 1920 (partial list), p. 185;
  • Baptisms – Index (incomplete) and register 1912 –13 Jul 1930, p. 32
  • Marriages – 1858 – 26 Feb 1930, p. 121. (See one July 1854 marriage mixed in which baptisms, chronologically)
  • Confirmations – 1888, p. 60 – 1920 (partial list), p. 83, followed by some Baptisms (repeats of above) mixed in
  • Communions – 1862 – 1926, p. 191 (partial list)
  • Deaths – 1857 – 5 Dec 1930, p. 21 (several books)

Notes: First resident pastor 1858. Prior records possibly at Ss. Peter and Paul, Waterloo, roll 145 this series.


Roll: 88

Parish: St. Anthony’s Mission

City: Coulterville

County: Randolph

Yr. Estab.: 1911

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – Incomplete index
  • Baptisms – 19 May 1912 – 24 Nov 1929, p. 25
  • Marriages – incomplete index
  • Marriages – 5 Nov 1917 – 29 Aug 1925 (one frame)
  • Deaths – incomplete index
  • Deaths – 13 Dec 1916 – 25 Nov 1928, p. 3 (2 frames)

Notes: See also Sparta (roll 139 this series) and Lively Grove (roll 104) parishes for possible other records. Parish CLOSED, original registers now at the Diocesan Archives.


Roll: 89

Parish: St. Damian

City: Damiansville

County: Clinton

Yr. Estab.: 1861

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 1861 – c1871, deaths 1861–1873; NO BREAK – marriages 1863–71; baptisms 1873–Oct 1930
  • Confirmations and Communions – (mixed) 1873 – 1929. See also baptisms before 1860
  • Marriages 1863–1871 see combined register under baptism section
  • Marriages – 1873, p. 3 – Oct 1929, p. 63
  • Confirmations and Communions – (mixed) 1873 – 1929 (repeat of above)
  • Deaths 1861–1873 follow 1871 baptisms
  • Deaths – 1873, p. 3 – 13 May 1929, p. 91
  • Deaths – 1873 – 13 May 1929

Notes: 1870 entries quite faded. Primarily German residents


Roll: 90

Parish: St. Charles Borromeo

City: Du Bois

County: Washington

Yr. Estab.: 1868

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 26 Dec 1868 – 26 Sep 1930, p. 30
  • Marriages – 6 Aug 1877 – 24 Oct 1899
  • Marriages – index 1909– 1955; book 2- 16 Jan 1900, p. 1 – 30 Oct 1928, p. 69
  • Communions – July 1896 – May 1929 inclusive, p. 47
  • Confirmations – 1891, p. 120 – 1928, p. 161 (partial list)
  • Deaths – 1888, p. 90 – 14 Dec 1899, p. 115
  • Deaths – index 1900 – May 1956; book 2- Jan 1900, p. 1 – 12 Mar 1930, p. 97

Notes: German and Polish mining families lived in this community.


Roll: 91

Parish: Sacred Heart

City: Dupo

County: St. Clair

Yr. Estab.: 1914

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 14 Jul 1914, p. 1 – Dec 1921, p. 11, Index
  • Baptisms – (transcribed through c1921) 14 Jul 1914 – 14 Jul 1930, p. 12
  • Marriages – index
  • Marriages – 28 Feb 1922 – 9 Mar 1929 (two pages)
  • Communions – 1914 – 1927 ( 1 frame)
  • Confirmations – none recorded prior to 1931
  • Deaths – 17 Aug 1914, p.1 – 10 May 1925, p.2

Notes: Began as a mission of Holy Family in Cahokia which may hold earlier records. Sacred Heart absorbed St. Joseph parish of East Carondolet


Roll: 92

Parish: Sacred Heart

City: DuQuoin

County: Perry

Yr. Estab.: 1857

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 12 1868 – 02 Dec 1890, p. 171; Index; 25 Jan 1891, p. 29 – 21 Dec 1930, p. 241 (a few Confirmations intermingled) [confirmations and communions mixed in, chronologically]
  • Marriages – 1869 – 23 Dec 1930, p. 109
  • Confirmations – Sep 1871 p. 6 – 26 May 1909 (unnumbered) and Communions – 1923 – Dec 1930. See Bpt bk- c1912, 1916, 1920, 1923, 1926, 1929
  • Deaths – 12 Sep 1868 – 3 Sep 1930, p. 137

Notes: First Mass 1857 but congregation not organized until 1863. First resident pastor in 1868.


Roll: 93

Parish: St. John Nepomucene

City: Dahlgren

County: Hamilton

Yr. Estab.: 1893

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 11 Jan 1894 – 13 Apr 1930
  • Baptisms – (transcription) 18 Jun 1914, p. 14 – 25 Jun 1929, p. 28
  • Baptisms – (transcription) 11 Jan 1894, p. 31 – 21 Sep 1913, p. 42
  • Marriages – 12 Nov 1896, p. 100 – 15 Oct 1930, p. 115
  • Communions – 1895 – 1925, p. 9
  • Confirmations – 28 Oct 1896, p. 50 – 15 Oct 1926, p. 59
  • Deaths – 12 Sep 1897, p. 150 – 23 Feb 1930, p. 165; two 1918 soldier deaths p. 174
  • Family Register 1897 (1 frame)

Notes: Created from St. John the Baptist in Piopolis (rolls 58, 161 and 162 this series); mostly German farmers. Faded or very fine (light) handwriting, 1913 barely readable.


Roll: 94

Parish: St. Boniface

City: Evansville

County: Randolph

Yr. Estab.: 1860

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 1863 – 1894, p. 140; 1895 – 17 Aug 1930 [comm & conf mixed in]
  • Confirmations – Two books – 1894, p. 140 – 1930 (partial list), p. 4. See also confirmations in baptismal book 1871–1911; 1915 in communion section
  • Communions – 1909, 1887– 1915; 1915 confirmation; communions 1916 – 1920, p. 313
  • Marriages – 1865, p. 250 – 1910, p. 300; 1912, p. 1 – 2 Nov 1930, p. 7
  • Deaths – 1864, p. 151 – 1 Dec 1930, p. 235

Notes: Formerly called St. Joseph which was destroyed by fire. New church built 1867.


Roll: 95

Parish: St. Sebastian

City: Mt. Carmel

County: Wabash

Yr. Estab.: 1870

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – (transcript) Apr 1878, p.1 – Jun 1904; 27 Mar 1904, p.1 – Feb 1930, p. 27
  • Confirmations (3 frames) 1915–1930
  • Communions – 1907 – 1915
  • Marriages – (transcript) 1880 – Jan 1904, Oct 1904 – Oct 1926, p. 11
  • Deaths – 1880 – Dec 1930, p. 9 [two books]

Notes: A mission of Fairfield until 1909 when a pastor first took up permanent residence.


Roll: 96

Parish: Holy Rosary

City: Fairmont City

County: St. Clair

Yr. Estab.: 1922

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – index 1922 – c1932
  • Baptisms – 9 Apr 1922, p. 1 – 16 Oct 1930, p. 28
  • Marriages – incomplete index [C – Y]
  • Marriages – 11 Jun 1922 – Sep 1930 (part)
  • Communions – 1922 – 1925 (1 frame)
  • Confirmations – 1926 – 1930
  • Deaths – 20 Mar 1922 – Dec 1930, p. 3

Notes: Area residents from 17 nations – most were Polish, Bohemian, Lithuanian, Croatian, Mexican, or Spanish.


Roll: 97

Parish: St. Pancratius

City: Fayetteville

County: St. Clair

Yr. Estab.: 1838

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 8 Sep 1838 – 9 Feb 1930, p. 233 (some are transcribed)
  • Baptisms – (original) 8 Nov 1857 – 25 Apr 1897
  • Confirmations – 1865 – 1900
  • Confirmations – 1906 – 1921 (out of sequence)
  • Communions – none before 1931 that could physically be included on this reel
  • Marriages – (original) – 4 May 1859 – 25 Aug 1926, p. 15 (two books)
  • Deaths – 2 Jul 1859 – 17 Oct 1902; 10 Oct 1903 – Oct 1929, p. 13

Notes: First resident pastor 1865. Attended by pastors from surrounding parishes until then.


Roll: 98

Parish: St. Joseph

City: Freeburg

County: St. Clair

Yr. Estab.: 1857

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – Jul 1857, p.1 – Nov 1891, p.207 (with Confirmations and Communions mixed in)
  • Baptisms – index to transcribed records 1857 – 1891 (includes year)
  • Baptisms – (transcribed) – Jun 1854, p.1 – Dec 1891, p.256
  • Baptisms – book 2, Jan 1892 – 1920
  • Baptisms – notifications of – from other churches – misc. years through 1922
  • Baptisms – index 1921 – 1956
  • Baptisms – 1921 – 16 Feb 1930, p. 44
  • Marriages – Feb 1859 – Jun 1924
  • Marriages – index 1921 – 1928; register – Mar 1921 – Aug 1928, p. 33
  • Confirmations and Communions (mixed) – 1860 – 1891; 1896 – 1920
  • Communions (mixed) – 1921 – 1930 (partial list)
  • Deaths – Jul 1859 – Aug 1897; incomplete index 1896 – ?
  • Deaths – Jan 1896, p. 1 – 28 Mar 1929, p. 41

Notes: Various inks were used. Some entries barely visible on the security microfilm and may be difficult to read. A couple pages may be missing due to vandalism. Freeburg originally called Urbana.


Roll: 99

Parish: St. Catherine of Alexandria

City: Grand Chain

County: Pulaski

Yr. Estab.: 1889

Registers on reel

  • Baptisms – 1896 – 1903
  • Baptisms – index (incomplete?)
  • Baptisms – 1904 – May 1929, p. 49
  • Marriages – 1904, “p. 101” – Nov 1927, “p. 113”
  • Deaths – 1896 – Oct 1927, “p. 149” (two books)
  • Communions – 1904– (2 frames)
  • Confirmations – 1910 – 1926 (2 frames)

Notes: See also roll 68 in this series. The Roach family was the only Catholic family here 1865 – 1880; attended Mass in Mound City. Monks from [St. Joseph’s] Wetaug attended the congregation in 1889. First resident pastor 1896.


Roll: 100

Parish: St. Boniface

City: Germantown

County: Clinton

Yr. Estab.: 1833

Registers on reel

  • Family groups – 1834–1838 (5 frames)
  • Baptisms – 1839 – 1852, book 1; Marriages; NO BREAK Baptisms Book 2 – 1852–57
  • Baptisms – 1857 – 1885 book 3 (larger; has Confirmations and Communions mixed in )
  • Baptisms – 1886 – 1889 book 4 (39 pages)
  • Baptisms – index to first 238 pages of book 5 (1889 –c1907 only)
  • Baptisms -1889 – 1908, book 5
  • NO BREAK – Baptisms – Index to first 24 pages of book 6 (1908 –Apr 1914 only)
  • Baptisms – Book 6, Oct 1908 – Dec 1930, p. 94
  • Deaths – 1857 – 1888 (unpaginated)
  • Deaths – index to first 58 register pages only (1888 – c1914); Register – 1888 – 1930, p. 77
  • Confirmations and Communions – 1888 – 1930, p. 159
  • Marriages – 1839–1852: see baptismal book 1
  • Marriages 1852 – 1857; 1857 – 1888;
  • Marriages – index to first 69 pp. of book 3 (c1890–c1914); Register 1890– Oct 1930, p. 109

Notes: Germantown, formerly New Hanover, is the oldest town in Clinton county. In 1884, part of St. Boniface became St. Cecilia parish in Bartelso (roll 70 this series)

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