Find your ancestors in Chicago Roman Catholic parish congregational records

What can these records tell me?

Each result will provide you with a transcript and image of the original register entry. Please note that congregational records were sometimes recorded in vital event registers. Therefore, you may find your ancestor’s confirmation recorded in a baptism register.

While details vary from entry to entry, most transcripts will provide the following information:

  • First name(s)
  • Last name
  • Birth year
  • Birth date
  • Church location
  • Parish
  • City
  • County
  • Diocese
  • State
  • Country
  • Register type
  • Archive
  • Register date range

    The image associated with a transcript may offer additional details.