Chicago Lithuanian RC Parish Registers Online (pre-1926)

Providence of God (Lithuanian) RC Parish Registers Online (1900-1915)


  • Overview
  • Location of Parish Church and Rectory
  • List of the Online Parish Registers
  • Potential Sources of Confusion in Searching the Online Parish Registers
  • Descriptions of Individual Online Parish Registers

          -  Providence of God Marriage Register 1901-1903

          -  Providence of God Marriage Register 1904-1915

          -  Providence of God Baptism Register 1900-1906

          -  Providence of God Baptism Register 1906-1908

          -  Providence of God Baptism Register 1908-1911

          -  Providence of God Baptism Register 1911-1915



Overview


The 1900-1915 baptism and marriage registers of Providence of God (Lithuanian) Roman Catholic (RC) parish in Chicago are available for online viewing at website FamilySearch.org.  These records, especially the marriage records, might be of significant help in finding the link to your immigrant Lithuanian ancestor's birth family in Lithuania. 

- Marriage Records:

  • "Pre-Americanized" surname (if your ancestor was the bride, groom, or a named witness).
  • Names of parents (if your ancestor was the bride or groom).

- Baptism Records:

  • "Pre-Americanized" surname (if your ancestor was a parent or godparent of the baptized child).​



Location of Parish Church and Rectory


The entries in the online marriage and baptism registers of Providence of God (Lithuanian) RC parish start in November 1900 and go through the end of 1915.

  • Church Location 19__-1915:  The Providence of God (Lithuanian) RC parish church was built at the southwest corner of West 18th Street and South Union Avenue in Chicago, with the main entrance on Union Avenue.  The church is still in use today.
  • Rectory Location 19__-___.  The rectory was located (in the same building, at 717 West 18th Street?).  (location needed, with source)
  • Location of 1900-19__ Parish Religious Services Prior to Parish Church.  From Nov 1900 to ____:  (location needed, with source)



List of the Online Parish Registers


The 1904-1915 baptism and marriage registers of Providence of God (Lithuanian) RC parish in Chicago are available for online viewing at website FamilySearch.org under the title "Providence of God Parish (Chicago: 18th St)".  The following sets of records are listed under this title:

- Marriage Registers:

  • Marriages 1901-1903
  • Marriages 1904-1915

​- Baptism Registers:

  • Baptisms 1900-1906
  • Baptisms 1906-1908

  • Baptisms 1908-1911
  • Baptisms 1911-1915

​- Death Registers:

  • (no death registers)

- Other Registers:

  • Confirmations 1915

The confirmation register may be of interest to family members but it is unlikely that it will be of help in finding the link to your ancestor's birth family in Lithuania.



Potential Sources of Confusion in Searching the Online Parish Registers


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Descriptions of Individual Online Parish Registers


Click on a link below for a description of the online parish register including a link to images of the register pages:

  • Providence of God Marriage Register 1901-1903
  • Providence of God Marriage Register 1904-1915
  • Providence of God Baptism Register 1900-1906
  • Providence of God Baptism Register 1906-1908
  • Providence of God Baptism Register 1908-1911
  • Providence of God Baptism Register 1911-1915




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