St. Peter Catholic Baptisms, 1838–1851
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St. Peter Catholic Baptisms, 1838-1851

Formed in 1838, St. Peter’s Catholic Church was established in the “Gravois Settlement” of St. Louis County. The baptismal album has been preserved and is in most cases very legible. Since this record was transcribed, the Archdiocese’s records have been microfilmed and are available at St. Louis County Library Special Collections and the Family History Library.

This record was transcribed before 1978 by StLGS volunteers with cooperation from Mrs. Ernst Stadler, acting director, and Mrs. Kathleen Schoene, librarian, of Missouri Historical Society, and Monsignor Edward J. O’Donnell of St. Peter’s.

This information was printed in the 1978 St. Louis Genealogical Society Quarterly, volume 11, number 2, pages 79–83.

Showing records 1 to 20 of 86.

Name Birthdate Baptism Date Father Mother Notes Sponsor(s)
Beider, James B. 3 May 1843 8 May 1843 Beider, Patrick Collins, Ann Sappington, Joseph Sappington, Catherine
Beider, [unk] 15 Jan 1909 8 May 1843 Beider, John Age 1 year and 9 months. Child of James B. Father and child are slaves. Beider, Patrick Beider, Ann Collins
Belsen, William 6 Jan 1909 3 Mar 1851 Belsen, William Belsen, Margaret
Boseman, John Frederick 28 Feb 1847 21 Mar 1847 Boseman, Henry Fogtesant, Mary Mother surname questionable. Dorker, John Fendeman, Mary
Boynick, Brigitta Elizabeth 17 Mar 1839 Boynick, William Holmes, Elizabeth Holmes, Frederick Collins, Brigitta
Breen, Wm. Bassett 3 Feb 1848 3 Sep 1848 Breen, Peter Morgan, Betsy Ann Dryer, William Lawless, Julia
Breen, Pierre 5 Oct 1842 Breen, Peter Owens, Barbara Infant Tumblety, Hugh Kollins, Barbara
Burst, John 29 Aug 1841 Burst, Bernard Burst, Barbara Age 3 Maher, Michael Burst, Jacoba
Cline, Jacob 11 Jul 1847 Cline, Ambrous Brownston, Elizabeth Sponsor Wilt surname questionable. Brownston, Jacob Wilt, Christina
Collins, James 4 Nov 1843 Collins, Richard J. Cowe, Susan F. Age 6. Mother surname questionable. [unk], Andrew Breen, Mary Ann
Collins, Ann Elizabeth 4 Nov 1843 Collins, Richard J. Cowe, Susan F. Age 3. Mother surname questionable. [unk], Andrew Breen, Mary Ann
Collins, Owen Thomas 13 Jan 1909 21 Jun 1846 Collins, Owen McGovern, Bridget Baptized under condition. Collins, Bernard Collins, Margaret
Cowe, Daniel 20 May 1843 6 Jun 1843 Cowe, James Phillips, Seraha Cowe, Daniel [unk], Mary
Daley, Hanna 27 Dec 1842 15 Jan 1843 Daley, Hugh Hagerty, Rosanna Kelley, Bernard Reiley, Bridget
Demerly, Catherine 7 Nov 1841 Demerly, Bernard Gras, Mary Age 8 weeks. Sponsor Hosenvos surname may be Hosenfelt. How, Henry Hosenvos, Catherine
Deutschmann, Caroline 25 Dec 1843 25 Feb 1844 Deutschmann, Antony Schall, Catarine Hosenfeld, Henry Vimilinger, Caroline
Donnelly, John Henery Slave of Peter. A mulatto boy age 4 years 4 months. Donnelly, Peter R. Holmes, Mary Ann
Du Salle, Anna Maria Genevieve 20 Jan 1839 DuSalle, Johanis Petri Masser, Maria Ann Harst, Anna Genevieve Spiegel, Nicholas
Du Sal, Mary Frances 11 Feb 1840 28 Feb 1841 Dusal, John P. Masel, Mary Ann Determnal, Frances Bar, Mary
Engle, Elizabeth 16 May 1840 Age 44 years. Being previously instructed in the tenents of our holy religion which she faithfully and sincerely embraced.

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