Michigan City Public Library
Sand dune
100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN 46360, phone 219 - 873 - 3044 fax 219 - 873 - 3067

               
      Church Records



 
The library holds 50 reels of sacramental records from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Gary, IN, and two reels of records from St. John's United Church of Christ, Michigan City. The records held are summarized below.

Reel # 1

Holy Name - Cedar Lake, IN
1863-1929: Baptism, Marriage, Death, Confirmation records
1929-1968: Communion, Marriage, Death, Confirmation records
1956-1972: Communion, Marriage, Death records
1963-1993: Confirmation records
1965-1988: Communion records
1968-1993: Marriage records
1972-1993: Marriage records

St. Theresa - Shelby, IN
1969-1993: Death, Confirmation, Marriage, Communion records

St. Anthony - Klassville, IN
1969-1993: Death, Confirmation, Marriage, Communion records

Reel #2

St. John the Evangelist - St. John, IN
1969-1993: Baptism, Communion, Death, Confirmation records
1863-1906: Baptism records
1847-1906: Marriage records
1855-1870: Communion, Death, Confirmation records
1851-1950: Baptism, Marriage records
1855-1902: Death records
1906-1946: Baptism, Death, Marriage, Communion, Confirmation records
1946-1981: Baptism, Marriage, Confirmation, Death records
1946-1991: Communion records
1966-1992: Communion records
1972-1993: Confirmation records
1973-1993: Marriage records
1991-1993: Death records

Reel #3

St. Joan of Arc - Merrillville, IN
1968-1993: Marriage, Communion, Death, Confirmation records

Blessed Sacrament - Gary, IN
1948-1993: Communion records
1951-1993: Confirmation records
1947-1993: Marriage records
1947-1993: Death records


St. Mary - Griffith, IN
1927-1947: Communion records
1963-1992: Communion records
1931-1992: Confirmation records


Reel #4

Our Lady of Grace - Highland, IN
1964-1993: Confirmation records
1949-1976: Confirmation records
1976-1993: Marriage records
1950-1993: Death records


St. Mark's - Gary, IN
1921-1950: Baptism, Death, Marriage, Communion, Confirmation records
1957-1992: Communion records


Reel #5

St. Mark's - Gary, IN
1939-1956: Confirmation, Communion records
1957-1993: Confirmation records
1937-1992: Marriage records
1950-1993: Death records

St. James - Highland, IN
1968-1993: Communion records

Reel #6

St. James - Highland, IN
1967-1993: Marriage records
1967-1993: Death records


St. Joseph the Worker - Gary, IN
1912-1932: Baptism, Marriage, Death records
1914-1921: Baptism records
1937-1992: Communion records
1945-1992: Confirmation records
1922-1967: Marriage records


Reel #7

St. Joseph the Worker - Gary, IN
1968-1993: Marriage records
1932-1993: Death records

Holy Family - Gary, IN
1926-1963: Marriage, Communion, Death, Confirmation records
1961-1993: Communion records
1961-1993: Confirmation records
1950-1992: Marriage records
1964-1993: Death records


Holy Rosary - Gary, IN
1932-1993: Communion records

Reel #8

Holy Rosary - Gary, IN
1934-1992: Confirmation records
1932-1992: Marriage records
1932-1993: Death records

Holy Trinity - Gary, IN
1911-1915: Baptism records
1919-1970: Baptism records
1971-1985: Communion records
1917-1983: Confirmation records
1912-1992: Marriage records
1911-1993: Death records


Reel #9

Holy Angels - Gary, IN
1907-1915: Baptism records
1917-1921: Baptism records
1925-1963: Communion records
1912-1936: Confirmation records
1942-1993: Communion records
1939-1993: Confirmation records
1908-1942: Marriage records


Reel #10

Holy Angels - Gary, IN
1938-1968: Marriage records
1912-1993: Death records

Sacred Heart - Gary, IN
1918-1952: Baptism, Marriage, Death records
1936-1975: Communion, Confirmation records
1937-1988: Marriage records
1956-1985: Death records


St. Anthony - Gary, IN
1920-1968: Communion records
1963-1968: Communion records
1947-1966: Communion records
1934-1968: Confirmation records


Reel #11

St. Anthony - Gary, IN
1949-1966: Confirmation records
1924-1986: Marriage records
1930-1968: Death records
1918-1921: Baptism records


St. Monica & Luke - Gary, IN
1920-1976: Confirmation records
1966-1980: Confirmation records
1917-1968: Marriage records
1957-1992: Confirmation records
1968-1982: Marriage records


Reel #12

St. Monica & Luke - Gary, IN
1973-1992: Marriage records
1917-1921: Baptism records
1928-1981: Marriage, Communion, Confirmation records
1918-1979: Communion records
1940-1992: Communion records
1917-1993: Death records


St. Mary of the Lake - Gary, IN
1929-1959: Marriage, Communion, Confirmation records
1950-1993: Marriage, Communion, Confirmation records
1962-1992: Communion records
1958-1975: Confirmation records


Reel #13

St. Mary of the Lake - Gary, IN
1958-1993: Confirmation records
1965-1993: Marriage records
1976-1993: Death records

St. Ann - Gary, IN
1943-1992: Communion records
1943-1991: Confirmation records
1942-1992: Marriage records
1943-1993: Death records

St. Casimir - Gary, IN
1916-1945: Baptism, Confirmation records
1954-1993: Communion, Marriage, Death, Confirmation records
1916-1953: Marriage records
1916-1954: Death records

St. Hedwig - Gary, IN
1908-1916: Baptism records

Reel #14

St. Hedwig - Gary, IN

1916-1923: Baptism records
1933-1984: Communion records
1927-1982: Confirmation records
1908-1988: Marriage records


Our Lady of Guadalupe - East Chicago, IN
1915-1938: Baptism, Communion, Confirmation, Marriage, Death records
1927-1958: Communion records

Reel # 15

Our Lady of Guadalupe - East Chicago, IN
1958-1993: Communion records
1929-1947: Confirmation records
1951-1993: Confirmation records
1928-1993: Marriage records
1927-1945: Communion records
1943-1993: Death records


St. Jude - East Chicago, IN
1953-1972: Marriage, Communion, Confirmation, Death records
1955-1973: Communion records


Reel #16

Assumption - East Chicago, IN
1950-1962: Marriage, Death records
1962-1991: Communion, Confirmation, Marriage, Death records
1914-1921: Baptism records
1923-1940: Communion records
1928-1977: Communion records
1918-1971: Confirmation records
1915-1949: Marriage records
1916-1949: Death records
1986-1993: Death records


St. Patrick - East Chicago, IN
1902-1921: Baptism records
1948-1992: Communion records
1948-1992: Confirmation records
1902-1923: Marriage records


Reel #17

St. Patrick - East Chicago, IN
1952-1992: Marriage records
1907-1923: Death records
1954-1993: Death records

St. John Cantius - East Chicago, IN
1906-1914: Baptism, Marriage, Death records
1910-1921: Baptism records
1941-1992: Communion records
1990-1992: Communion records
1925-1937: Confirmation records
1940-1985: Confirmation records
1988-1989: Confirmation records
1908-1936: Marriage records
1932-1992: Marriage records
1922-1965: Death records

Reel #18

St. John Cantius - East Chicago, IN
1965-1993: Death records

St. Joseph - East Chicago, IN
1917-1946: Baptism, Communion, Confirmation, Marriage, Death records
1919-1984: Baptism, Communion, Confirmation, Marriage, Death records

St. Francis - East Chicago, IN
1912-1954: Baptism, Communion, Confirmation, Marriage, Death records
1949-1987: Baptism, Communion, Confirmation, Marriage, Death records
1938-1958: Marriage records

St. Margaret Mary - Hammond, IN
1947-1993: Baptism, Communion, Confirmation, Marriage, Death records

Sacred Heart - East Chicago, IN
1942-1993: Baptism, Communion, Confirmation, Marriage, Death records

Immaculate Conception - East Chicago, IN
1946-1992: Communion records
1935-1992: Confirmation records
1933-1993: Marriage records

Reel #19

Immaculate Conception - East Chicago, IN
1933-1993: Marriage records (cont. from reel #18)
1933-1984: Death records
1985-1993: Death records

Holy Trinity Croatian - East Chicago, IN
1900-1993: Communion records
1916-1921: Baptism records
1935-1990: Confirmation records

Reel #20

Holy Trinity Croatian - East Chicago, IN
1916-1993: Marriage records
1916-1993: Death records
1990-1993: Baptism records

Holy Trinity Hungarian - East Chicago, IN
1918-1921: Baptism records
1941-1989: Communion, Confirmation, Marriage, Death records
1930-1939: Communion records
1929-1940: Confirmation records
1908-1940: Marriage records

Reel #21

Holy Trinity Hungarian - East Chicago, IN
1908-1990: Death records
1970-1993: Death records

St. Emeric - Gary, IN
1913-1921: Baptism records
1913-1968: Marriage, Confirmation records
1927-1937: Baptism records
1929-1967: Communion records
1930-1963: Confirmation records
1929-1937: Marriage records
1929-1955: Death records
1968-1974: Communion, Confirmation, Marriage, Death records
1913-1968: Death records

St. John the Baptist - Whiting, IN
1925-1962: Communion, Confirmation, Marriage, Death records

Reel #22

St. Stanislaus - East Chicago, IN
1900-1921: Baptism records
1943-1967: Communion records
1960-1992: Communion records
1927-1952: Confirmation records
1955-1992: Confirmation records
1908-1946: Marriage records

Reel #23

St. Stanislaus - East Chicago, IN
1908-1993: Marriage records
1901-1993: Death records

St. Mary - East Chicago, IL
1921-1932: Marriage, Death, Confirmation records
1899-1920: Marriage, Death Confirmation records
1931-1993: Communion records
1932-1993: Confirmation records
1932-1993: Marriage records

Reel #24

St. Mary - East Chicago, IL
1936-1993: Death records

Immaculate Conception - Whiting, IN
1934-1973: Communion records
1927-1986: Confirmation records
1923-1992: Confirmation records
1923-1992: Death records

St. Adalbert - Whiting, IN
1916-1921: Baptism records
1902-1908: Baptism, Marriage, Death records
1908-1927: Baptism, Marriage, Communion, Confirmation records
1927-1946: Communion records
1931-1993: Confirmation records
1921-1993: Marriage records
1950-1981: Death records

Reel #25

St. Adalbert - Whiting, IN
1981-1993: Death records


St. Peter & Paul - Whiting, IN
1910-1921: Baptism records
1925-1986: Communion records
1918-1993: Confirmation records
1910-1962: Marriage records
1925-1993: Death records


St. Casimir - Hammond, IN
1891-1926: Baptism records
1941-1966: Communion records


Reel #26

St. Casimir - Hammond, IN
1957-1992: Communion records
1941-1966: Communion records
1957-1993: Communion records
1899-1993: Marriage records
1910-1993: Death records


St. Margaret Hospital - Hammond, IN
1950-1973: Marriage records

Reel #27

St. Joseph - Hammond, IN
1882-1923: Baptism records
1968-1992: Communion records
1949-1967: Communion, Confirmation records
1919-1948: Confirmation records
1882-1914: Confirmation records
1971-1992: Confirmation records
1883-1992: Marriage records
1882-1993: Death records

All Saints - Hammond, IN
1896-1921: Baptism records


Reel #28

All Saints - Hammond, IN
1907-1992: Communion records
1906-1993: Confirmation records
1896-1992: Marriage records
1896-1993: Death records

Our Lady of Perpetual Help - Hammond, IN
1963-1973: Confirmation, Marriage, Communion, Death records

Reel #29

Our Lady of Perpetual Help - Hammond, IN
1973-1983: Confirmation, Marriage, Communion, Death records
1938-1963: Communion, Confirmation records
1938-1963: Communion, Confirmation records
1938-1963: Communion records
1988-1993: Confirmation records
1937-1953: Marriage records
1981-1993: Marriage records
1988-1993: Death records
1937-1963: Death records

St. Catherine of Sienna - Hammond, IN
1959-1976: Communion records
1959-1993: Confirmation records
1958-1992: Marriage records

Reel #30

St. Catherine of Sienna - Hammond, IN
1958-1992: Marriage records (cont. from reel #29)
1959-1993: Death records

St. John Bosco - Hammond, IN
1941-1993: Communion records
1939-1978: Confirmation records
1971-1992: Confirmation records
1934-1992: Marriage records
1935-1993: Death records

Assumption - New Chicago/Hobart
1918-1942: Baptism, Marriage, Death records
1932-1993: Communion, Marriage, Confirmation, Death records

Reel #31

Assumption - New Chicago/Hobart
1932-1993: Communion, Marriage, Confirmation, Death records (cont. from reel #30)
1946-1993: Communion records
1954-1991: Confirmation records
1969-1992: Marriage records

St. Bridget - Hobart, IN
1902-1921: Baptism records
1921-1965: Communion, Confirmation records
1966-1993: Communion records
1966-1992: Confirmation records
1908-1993: Marriage records
1908-1978: Death records

Reel #32

St. Bridget - Hobart, IN
1978-1993: Death records

St. Francis Xavier - Lake Station, IN
1931-1978: Communion, Marriage, Death, Confirmation
1957-1993: Communion records
1954-1993: Confirmation records
1954-1993: Marriage records
1978-1993: Death records

St. Patrick - Chesterton, IN
1868-1889: Baptism records
1868-1899: Death, Marriage, Communion records
1868-1921: Baptism records
1943-1993: Communion records
1912-1948: Confirmation, Communion records

Reel #33

St. Patrick - Chesterton, IN
1946-1992: Confirmation records
1911-1993: Marriage records
1868-1938: Death records
1933-1993: Death records

St. Anne of the Dunes - Beverly Shores, IN
1956-1993: Communion records
1957-1993: Marriage records
1961-1993: Death records

Nativity - Portage, IN
1981-1992: Communion records
1964-1981: Communion records
1965-1986: Confirmation records

Reel #34

Nativity - Portage, IN
1965-1986: Confirmation records (cont. from reel #33)
1987-1993: Confirmation records
1964-1993: Marriage records
1964-1993: Death records

Our Lady of Sorrows - Valparaiso, IN
1968-1993: Communion records
1969-1993: Confirmation records
1968-1993: Marriage records
1967-1993: Death records

St. Elizabeth Seton - Valparaiso, IN
1979-1992: Communion records
1979-1993: Confirmation records
1978-1993: Marriage records
1979-1993: Death records

St. Paul - Valparaiso, IN
1890-1921: Baptism records
1858-1990: Baptism records

Reel #35

St. Paul - Valparaiso, IN
1929-1992: Communion records
1929-1993: Confirmation records
1898-1993: Marriage records
1899-1993: Death records

St. Mary's - Kouts, IN
1887-1921: Baptism records
1922-1974: Marriage, Communion, Death Confirmation records
1965-1990: Communion records
1955-1991: Confirmation records
1965-1968: Marriage records
1965-1993: Death records

Reel #36

Notre Dame - Michigan City, IN
1954-1993: Communion records
1954-1993: Confirmation records
1953-1993: Marriage records
1953-1993: Death records

Queen of All Saints - Michigan City, IN
1951-1993: Communion records
1951-1993: Confirmation records
1950-1963: Marriage records
1985-1993: Marriage records
1961-1993: Death records

Reel #37

Sacred Heart - Michigan City, IN
1915-1922: Baptism, Communion, Confirmation, Death, Parishioners records
1917-1993: Baptism records
1917-1921: Baptism records
1923-1990: Baptism, Communion, Confirmation, Marriage, Death records
1926-1992: Confirmation records
1923-1992: Marriage records
1923-1993: Death records

Sacred Heart - Wanatah, IN
1880-1954: Confirmation, Communion, Marriage, Death records
1882-1944: Baptism, Marriage records
1955-1984: Confirmation, Communion, Marriage, Death records
1963-1993: Confirmation, Communion, Marriage, Death records

St. Martin De Porres - Lacrosse, IN
1972-1992: Communion records
1972-1976: Confirmation records
1974-1987: Marriage records
1971-1992: Death records

St. Mary's - Otis, IN

1873-1921: Baptism records

Reel #38

St. Mary's - Otis, IN
1929-1986: Communion, Confirmation records
1987-1993: Communion records
1987-1991: Confirmation records
1873-1907: Marriage records
1909-1993: Marriage records
1873-1993: Death records

St. Peter - La Porte, IN
1913-1921: Baptism records
1849-1861: Baptism records
1870-1913: Baptism records
1898-1916: Communion records
1936-1993: Communion records
1939-1992: Confirmation records
1884-1898: Marriage records
1897-1954: Marriage records
1959-1993: Marriage records

Reel #39

St. Peter - LaPorte, IN
1870-1946: Death records
1959-1993: Death records

Sacred Heart - La Porte, IN
1913-1944: Baptism, Communion, Confirmation, Marriage, Death records
1920-1921: Baptism records
1931-1991: Communion records
1932-1970: Confirmation records
1974-1979: Confirmation records
1932-1992: Marriage records
1944-1993: Death records

St. Joseph - St. John Cemetery
1904-1993: Cemetery records
1919-1927: Cemetery records
1894-1929: Baby grave records
1893-1929: Medium grave records
1882-1931: Large grave records

Reel #40

Saints Cyril & Methodius - North Judson, IN
1914-1993: Baptism records
1993: Communion records
1914-1990: Communion records
1894-1992: Confirmation records
non-dated Marriage records
1936-1978: Death records

All Saints - San Pierre, IN
1937-1978: Baptism records
1941-1978: Marriage records
1941-1978: Marriage records
1941-1977: Communion records
1937-1978: Confirmation records
1978-1993: Death records
1979-1993: Baptism records
1980-1990: Communion records
1978-1992: Confirmation records
1978-1993: Marriage records
1922-1956: Death records

St. Thomas Aquinas/Holy Cross- Knox/Hamlet, IN
1924-1953: Baptism records
1933-1950: Marriage records
1923-1954: Confirmation records
Death records

St. Thomas Aquinas - Knox, IN
1956-1990: Communion records
1927-1992: Communion records
1917-1991: Confirmation records
1905-1993: Marriage records
1899-1993: Death records

Holy Cross - Hamlet, IN
1952-1992: Registration, Baptism records

St. Dominic (Mission) - Koontz Lake, IN
1951-1988: Registration, Marriage records
1951-1992: Registration, Communion records
1950-1995: Registration, Confirmation records
1955-1992: Registration, Marriage records
1955-1993: Registration, Death records

Immaculate Heart of Mary - Kingsford Heights, IN
1953-1991: Registration, Baptism records
1954-1991: Registration, Communion records
1953-1992: Registration, Confirmation records
1955-1992: Registration, Marriage records
1955-1993: Registration, Death records

St. Anthony of Padua - Fish Lake, IN
1961-1992: Registration, Baptism records
1957-1983: Registration, Confirmation records
1955-1991: Registration, Communion records
1955-1992: Registration, Marriage records
1849-1857: Registration, Death records

St. Ambrose - Michigan City, IN
1845-1864: Registration, Baptism records
1858-1878: Registration, Marriage Dispensation records
1940-1972: Registration, Confirmation records

St. Mary's Chapel, Indiana State Prison - Michigan City, IN
1951-1973: Communion records
1833-1927: Confirmation records

Reel #41

St. Joseph - LaPorte, IN
1927-1936: Baptism records
1927-1939: Registration, Baptism records
1928-1939: Registration, Marriage records
1929-1935: Registration, Communion records
1927-1949: Registration, Confirmation records
1989-1993: Registration, Death records
1940-1993: Communion records
1965-1988: Confirmation records
1940-1980: Confirmation records
1981-1993: Marriage records
1950-1993: Marriage records
1920-1966: Death records

Holy Family Hospital - La Porte, IN
1891-1962: Birth, Marriage, Death records

St. John Kanty - Rolling Prairie, IN
1891-1962: Registration, Baptism records
1926-1975: Registration, Marriage records
1891-1977: Registration, Confirmation records
1955-1977: Registration, Death records
1962-1977: Registration, Baptism records
1966-1977: Registration, Marriage records
1961-1977: Registration, Confirmation records
1978-1992: Registration, Communion records
1978-1992: Registration, Baptism records
1978-1991: Registration, Communion records
1978-1993: Registration, Confirmation recrods
1948-1974: Registration, Death records


Reel #42

St. Joseph - St. John Cemetery - Hammond, IN
1974-1993: Cemetery records
1857-1993: Cemetery records

St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception - Michigan City, IN
1894-1908: Baptism records
1917-1921: Baptism records
1908-1917 Baptism records
1920-1961: Baptism records
1885-1916: Communion, Confirmation records
1961-1993: Communion, Confirmation records
1963-1993: Communion records
1845-1882: Confirmation records
1883-1893: Marriage records


Reel #43

St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception - Michigan City, IN
1883-1893: Marriage records (cont. from reel #42)
1900-1933: Death records

Reel #44

Our Lady of Guadalupe - East Chicago, IN
Baptism index: A - Gut

Reel #45

Our Lady of Guadalupe - East Chicago, IN

Baptism index: Gut - Rod


Reel #46

Our Lady of Guadalupe - East Chicago, IN

Baptism index: Rod - Zu

Reel #47

Our Lady of Guadalupe - East Chicago, IN

Communion index: A - Rom

Reel #48

Our Lady of Guadalupe - East Chicago, IN
Communion index: Rom-Zu
Confirmation index: A - Sus


Reel #49


Our Lady of Guadalupe - East Chicago, IN
Confirmation index: Ta-Z
Marriage index: A-Zyck
Death index: A-Ch

Reel #50

Our Lady of Guadalupe - East Chicago, IN
Death index: Ch-Zu

St. Jude - East Chicago, IN
Baptism index: A-Zu
Communion index: A-Ze
Confirmation index: A-Yu
Marriage index: A-Yu

Reel #51

St. John's United Church of Christ - Michigan City, IN
1856 - 1958 records

Reel #52

St. John's United Church of Christ - Michigan City, IN
1856-1958 records