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1843 History of Erie County Pennsylvania [Source: Historical Collections
of the State of Pennsylvania, by Sherman Day, 1843]
Erie County Miscellaneous Information
St. Mary's Catholic Church
St Marys Catholic Church records begin in 1840. The congregation was formed in 1833. Records indicate this
was Eries first Catholic Church. A mass was held in a log house on the north-east corner of 10th and State St.
The church was built in 1837. Thouse attending were mostly German. St Josephs was then built in 1853, It was a
predominantly German congregation also.
-- Contributed by Linda Dougan
| Recent Updates
November 2014: Lighthouse Burned
October 2014: News: Newbury Welch Accidently Killed
July 2014: ARCHIBALD, William Whallon - transcribed by Kim Mohler
June 2014: Obit: Squire Wood - Transcribed by Jim Dezotell
May 2014: Bios: HON. GEORGE S. CHURCHILL - Transcribed by Sally Masteller; BRYANT Frederick Stewart - Transcribed
by Renae Donaldson
April 2014: Obit: Caroline (Beals) Benjamin - -- Contributed by Jim Dezotell
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