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St. Joseph Catholic Church (Plymouth, Ohio) - MS 850 mf

Introduction | Agency History | Order of Microfilming

 Introduction

The records of St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1931 - 2001, were transferred for microfilming to the Center for Archival Collections, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403, in May 2001, with the cooperation of Sister Joann Brodman of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Plymouth, Ohio.

The collection consists of baptisms * , first communions, confirmations, marriages * , and deaths. 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.) Some records are in Latin.

There are early records of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Plymouth, Ohio found in Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Shelby, Ohio (MS - 834). The years found in MS - 834 are from 1881 - 1898, when Plymouth was a Mission of Shelby. They include first communions and death records.

This register and this collection was prepared by Jennifer Golis in May 2001.

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

 Agency History

St. Joseph Catholic Church began as a Station of St. Bernard Church in New Washington, Ohio in 1864. They were a Station of New Washington from 1864 until 1870, when they became a Station of St. Joseph Church in Monroeville, Ohio. A small church was built in Plymouth in 1872. St. Joseph Church in Plymouth became a Mission of Shelby in 1876. From 1898 until 1931, Plymouth was a Mission of Chicago Junction, now Willard, Ohio. From 1931until 1941, they were a Mission of New London and from 1941 until 1951 they were a Mission of Shelby.

Plymouth received their first resident pastor on June 22, 1951. His name was Father William Conces. In 1962, a new church was built and completed. In 1977, St. Joseph became a sister-parish of Sacred Heart Church in Bethlehem, Ohio.

 Order of Microfilming

Roll 1

  1. First Communions, 1949 - 1951

Roll 2 (RESTRICTIONS APPLY)

  1. Record Book, 1931 - 1953
    • Baptisms
    • First Communions
    • Confirmations
    • Marriages
    • Deaths
  2. Record Book, 1949 - 1980
    • Baptisms
    • First Communions
    • Confirmations
    • Marriages
    • Deaths
  3. Record Book, 1981 - 2001
    • Baptisms
    • First Communions
    • Confirmations
    • Marriages
    • Deaths

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