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St. Louis Catholic Church (Toledo, Ohio) - MS 408 mf

Introduction | Agency HistoryOrder of Microfilming


The records of St. Louis Catholic Church, 1896 - 2001, were transferred for microfilming to the Center for Archival Collections, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403, in February 2002, with the cooperation of Reverend John R. Blaser of St. Louis Catholic Church.

The collection consists of baptisms*. Due to inconsistencies in pagination and transcription of data, researchers are encouraged to refer to all volumes within each series. (See order of microfilming for a detailed list of these records.)

St. Louis Catholic Church records were previously microfilmed in April 1998 with the cooperation of Beth at the St. Louis Catholic Church. The items previously microfilmed were Baptisms (1872 - 1939), First Communions (1874 - 1897 and 1937 - 1997), Confirmations (1901 - 1997), Marriages (1874 - 1997) and Deaths (1896 - 1998). This roll contains baptisms from May 1939 through April 2001.

This register and this collection was prepared by Jennifer Golis in February 2002.

*There is a seventy (70) year access restriction on baptism and marriage records. No restrictions apply to the remainder of this collection.

Agency History

In 1871, a French-speaking church, St. Louis Catholic Church, was established on the east-side of Toledo. That same year the present church was built. St. Louis Catholic Church was assigned its first resident pastor in 1872. His name was Father Gauthier. The parish school was organized in 1880. This school was closed in 1970 because of low enrollment.

St. Louis Catholic Church is currently a member of the Emmaus Cluster with Good Shepherd Catholic Church and St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church.

Mossing, Lawrence A. S.T.D. History of the Diocese of Toledo. West Central Section. Toledo and Lucas County. Diocese of Toledo. Toledo, Ohio. 1985. Pages 55 - 59.

Order of Microfilming

Roll 1

  1. Index to Record Books, 1872-1920
  2. Baptisms, 1872-1919
  3. Baptisms, 1891-1895
  4. Baptisms, 1896-1908

Roll 2

  1. Baptisms, 1908-1926
  2. First Communion, 1938-1952
  3. Confirmation, 1901-1957
  4. Confirmation, 1956-1997
  5. Burials/Marriages/First Communion, 1874-1897
  6. Marriages, 1896-1907
  7. Marriages, 1909-1997
  8. Burials, 1896-January 1998


  1. Baptisms, 1927 - 1939


  1. Baptisms, May 21, 1939-April 21, 2001

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