Catholic Church Microfilms

at the Burton Historical Collection of the
Detroit Public Library

Sacramental Microfilm permission forms must be filled out each time you come to the library and use these films. This information was taken from the notebooks they have at the desk. Sorry in advance for any mistakes you may find. Call the library before going to check the hours they are open.
NOTE: The Detroit Public Library is NOW charging $100.00 per year for use of the Burton Collection by non-residents of the city, as of 8-1-2004
Detroit Public Library (Telephone:1-313-833-1000)
5201 Woodward Detroit,Michigan


St. Mary's Church
Parisville, Michigan
BHC Microfilm no. 825
Reel 1,Vol.I
Baptismal Register p. 1-58 Sept.17,1880-Jan.8,1888
Reel 2-Vol.II
Baptismal Records
Jan.17,1888-Nov.7,1915
Reel 2,Vol.III
Baptismal Records
Nov.15,1915-Mar.10,1939
(Note: Notebook  lists marriage&death records--they are not on the films)

Sweetest Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church
4440 Russell  Detroit, Michigan 48207
(313-831-6659)
BHC Microfilm no. 1023
Reel 1
Baptismal Register,vol.1-4 (December,1887-December,1902)
Reel 2
Baptismal Register,vol.5-8 (December,1902-April,1911)
Reel 3
Baptismal Register,vol.9-14 (April,1911-June,1917)
Reel 4
Baptismal Register,vol.15-17 (June,1917-March,1936)
Reel 5
Marriage Register,vol. 1-4a (February,1890-March,1916)
Reel 6
Marriage Register,vol.5-6 (December,1916-February,1936)
Reel 7
Death Register,vol.1-6 (April,1898-October,1934)

St. Albertus Catholic Church--closed 1989
4231 St. Aubin
Detroit, Michigan 48207
BHC Microfilm No. 1024
Reel 1
Baptismal Register, vol. 1-4a (July, 1872-December,1887)
Reel 2
Baptismal Register,vol.5-7 (December,1887-May,1896)
Reel 3
Baptismal Register, vol.8-12 (May,1896-December,1905)
Reel 4
Baptismal Register,vol.13-14a (January,1906-March,1914)
Reel 5
Baptismal Register,vol.15-16 (March,1914-January,1919)
Reel 6
Baptismal Register,vol.17-20 (January,1919-October,1938)
Reel 7
Marriage Register,vol.1-4 (July,1872-May,1913)
Reel 8
Marriage Register,vol.5-7 (May,1913-November,1936)
Reel 9
Death Register,vol.2-3 (January,1889-January,1931)

St. Hyacinth Roman Catholic Church
3151 Farnsworth
Detroit,Michigan 48211
(313-922-1507)
BHC Microfilm no.1035
Reel 1
Baptismal Register,vol.1-3 (July,1907-September,1917)
Reel 2
Baptismal Register,vol.4-6 (September,1917-February,1935)
Reel 3
Marriage Register,vol.1-2 (November,1907-October,1956)
Death Register,vol.1-3 (August,1907-May,1935)

St. Florian Roman Catholic Church
2626 Poland
Hamtramck, Michigan 48212
(313-871-2778)
BHC Microfilm no.1036
Reel 1
Baptismal Register,vol.1-2 (July,1908-December,1925)
Reel 2
Baptismal Register,vol.3 (January, 1926-January,1956)
Reel 3
Marriage Register,vol.1 (October,1916-December,1958)
Reel 4
Death Register,vol.1 (January,1917-December,1960)

St. Stanislaus Roman Catholic Church
(closed 1989)
5818 Dubois
Detroit,Michigan 48211
BHC Microfilm no.1037
Reel 1
Baptismal Register,vol.1-5 (July,1898-July,1914)
Reel 2
Baptismal Register,vol.6-10 (July,1914-May,1921)
Reel 3
Baptismal Register,vol.11-15 (April,1921-July,1934)
Reel 4
Marriage Register,vol.1-5 (November,1898-November,1931)
Reel 5
Death Register,vol.1-5 (September,1898-September,1932)

St. Ladislaus--  Polish-American
2730 Caniff Avenue
Hamtramck, MI 48212
(313-872-0709)
no microfilms

Our Lady Queen of Apostles Church --Polish-American
3851 Prescott Avenue
Hamtramck,MI 48212
(313-891-1520)
no microfilms

Our Lady  Help of Christians Catholic Church --Polish-American
12635 McDougall Avenue
Detroit, MI 48212
(313-892-6116)
no microfilms--located just north of Hamtramck

Church of the Transfiguration
5830 Simon K Street
Detroit, Michigan
BHC Microfilm no.1039
Reel 1
Death Register,vol.1 (December,1925-November,1958)
Reel 2
Baptismal Register,vol.1 (October,1925-June,1938)
Reel 3
Marriage Register,vol.1 (January,1926-November,1941)

St. John Cantius Church
844 S. Harbaugh
Detroit,Michigan 48209
(313-842-2276)
BHC Microfilm no.1040
Reel 1
Baptismal Register,vol.1-5 (September,1902-December,1978)
Reel 2
Marriage Register,vol.1-2 (May,1903-January,1979)
Death Register,vol.1-2 (December,1902-February,1978)

St.Casimir Roman Catholic Church-- closed 1989
3381 23rd Street
Detroit,Michigan 48208
BHC microfilm no.1041
Reel 1
Baptismal Register,vol.1-2 (November,1882-July,1919)
Reel 2
Baptismal Register,vol.3-4 (May,1918-November,1935)
Marriage Register,vol.1-4 (November,1882-February,1934)
Death Register,vol.2 (May,1918-March,1935)

St. Francis d'Assisi Roman Catholic Church
4500 Wesson
Detroit,Michigan 48210
BHC Microfilm no.1042
Reel 1
Baptismal Register,vol.1-6 (April,1891-June,1911)
Reel 2
Baptismal Register,vol.7-11 (June,1910-March,1918)
Reel 3
Baptismal Register,vol.12-14 (March,1918-February,1931)
Marriage Register,vol.2 (January,1916-October,1938)
Death Register,vol.1-2 (January,1920-May,1950)
Reel 4
Marriage Register,vol.1,loose certificates,(May,1891-1916)

St. Hedwig Roman Catholic Church
3245 Junction
Detroit,Michigan 48210
(313-894-5409)
BHC Microfilm no.1043
Reel 1
Baptismal Register,vol.1-2 (August,1903-January,1925
(Index,1903-1944)
Reel 2
Baptismal Register,vol.3-5 (July,1912-June,1919)
Reel 3
Baptismal Register,vol.5-6 (June,1919-October,1944)
Reel 4
Marriage Register,vol.1-3 (August,1904-January,1959)
Reel 5
Death Register,vol.1-5 (August,1903-December,1941)

MICROFILMS OF THE EARLY SACRAMENTAL REGISTERS OF STE.ANNE AND MOST HOLY 
TRINITY PARISHES,DETROIT
Records,1704-1848,of Ste.Anne Parish,Detroit,including parish register 
and record of baptism,marriages,deaths and burials (in French); also
records,1834-1869,of Most Holy Trinity church parish largely made up
of Irish immigrants, including records of baptisms, marriages, and deaths
(in English and Latin).
Reel 1
vol.1 Registre de Ste.Anne,Detroit,1704-1744
vol.2 Registre de Ste.Anne,Detroit,1744-1780
Reel 2
vol.3 Registre de Ste.Anne,Detroit,1780-1801
vol.4 Registre de Ste.Anne,Detroit,1801-1810
Baptisms
vol.5 Registre de Ste.Anne,Detroit,1810-1848
Baptisms
Reel 3
vol.6 Registre de Ste.Anne,Detroit,1801-1842
Deaths
vol.7 Registre de Ste.Anne,Detroit,1801-1842
Marriages
vol.8 Registre de Ste.Anne,Detroit,1810-1838
chapelle du nordest-Baptisms,marriages,Burials.
(for later years, see below)
vol.9 Register of Most Holy Trinity Church,
Detroit,1834-1848
Marriages and Deaths
vol.10 Register of Most Holy Trinity Church, 
Detroit,1835-1848
Baptisms
vol.11 Register of Most Holy Trinity Church,
Detroit,1860-1869 
Baptisms
(for later years, see below)

Assumption Grotto (1 reel)
Baptism 1848-1878
Confirmation 1861-1877
Baptism 1878-1900
Communion 1877-1891
Baptism 1900-1925
Confirmation 1919-1925

Holy Redeemer (3 reels)
Baptism 1880-1903
Marriage 1880-1930
Death 1881-1947

Most Holy Trinity (see above for earlier records)
Baptism 1863-1919
Marriage 1850-1910
Death 1850-1939

Our Lady of the Rosary
Baptism 1889-1918
Marriage 1889-1928
Death 1890-1979

Our Lady of Sorrows
Baptism 184-1916
Marriage 1884-1916
Death 1884-1954
Confirmation 1886-1981

Sacred Heart
Baptism 1873-1922
Marriage 1876-1920
Death 1875-1984
Confirmation 1876-1983

St. Aloysius
Baptism 1873-1922
Marriage 1873-1914
Death 1873-1983
Confirmation 1874-1921,1841-1982
(no records 1922-1940)

Ste.Anne (for earlier years, see above)
Baptism 1847-1913
Marriage 1842-1913
Death 1843-1940

St. Anthony
Baptism 1857-1919
Marriage 1892-1908 (someone crossed out 1908,added "1914",do not know which is correct)
Death 1866-1983 (someone crossed out 1866,added 1886,do not know which is correct)
Confirmation 1893-1983

St.Bernard (someone has penciled in: African-American)--closed 1989
Baptism 1899-1934
Marriage 1899-1930
Death 1899-1930
Confirmation 1900-1983

St.Boniface-- closed 1989
Baptism 1866-1916
Marriage 1866-1920 (1866 crossed out here, someone added 1886)
Confirmation 1918-1980
First Communion 1918-1980
Death 1918-1980

St. Charles
Baptism 1888-1912
Marriage 1888-1940
Death 1888-1983
Confirmation 1891-1983

St.Elizabeth
Baptism 1885-1913
Marriage 1885-1946
Death 1885-1983
Confirmation 1897-1939

St.Joachim  -- closed 1989
Baptism 1885-1922
Marriage 1885-1922
Death 1885-1984
Confirmation 1901-1980
First Communion -n.d.

St.Leo
Baptism 1889-1914
Marriage 1889-1925
Death 1921-1982
Confirmation 1899,1905,1906,1921,1925

St.Mary (Greektown)-- this is an area in downtown Detroit
Baptism 1835-1865
Baptism 1866-1919
Marriage 1835-1866
Marriage 1866-1939
Death 1886-1984 (someone has crossed out 1886-1984and added 1833-1865)
Death 1886-1984 (someone has crossed out 1886-1984 and added 1866-)
Confirmation 1848-1981

St.Joseph (German)
Baptism 1856-1874
Marriage 1856-1912
Baptism 1875-1939
Death 1956-1984

St.Josephat
691 E. Canfield Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201
(313-831-1072)
Baptism 1890-1907
Marriage 1936-1984
Death 1915-1984
Confirmation 1915-1958
Marriage 1890-1921

PARISHES OUTSIDE DETROIT
St.John the Baptist
Monroe,Michigan
Baptism 1873-1939
Marriage 1873-1940
Death 1918-1984

St.Mary
Monroe,Michigan
Baptism 1794-1882
Baptism 1882-1917
Marriage 1794-1907
Death 1795-1941
Death 1941-1984
Confirmation 1900-1984

St. Michael
Monroe,Michigan
Baptism 1852-1937
Marriage 1852-1920
Death 1852-1984
Confirmation 1852-1982

St.Peter
Mt.Clemens,Michigan
Baptism 1843-1940
Marriage 1852-1920
Death 1869-1984
Confirmation 1902-1941

San Francesco
Mt.Clemens,Michigan
Baptism 1896-1914
Death 1896-1923
Death 1923-1984
Confirmation 1908-1984

St.Mary
New Baltimore,Michigan
Baptism 1875-1938
Marriage 1876-1921
Death 1876-1984
Confirmation 1878-1984

St.Mary Burnside
New Baltimore,Michigan
Baptism 1853-1901
Death 1853-1920
Confirmation 1900-1974

St.Charles
Newport,Michigan
Baptism 1853-1901
Marriage 1853-1920
Death 1853-1984
Confirmation 1870-1984

Our Lady of Victory 
Northville,Michigan
Baptism 1887-1925
Marriage 1887-1935
Death 1942-1984
Confirmation 1911-1984

St.Stephen (this is handwritten at the bottom)
New Boston,Michigan
Burton No.1078
2 reels

St.Stephen
Port Huron,Michigan
Baptism 1850-1928
Marriage 1850-1909
Death 1850-1984 (1912-24 missing)
Confirmation 1870-1984

St.Joseph
Port Huron,Michigan
Baptism 1890-1912
Marriage 1890-1920
Death 1890-1984
Confirmation 1891-1980

St.Vincent de Paul
Pontiac,Michigan
Baptism 1854-1924
Marriage 1854-1934
Death 1861-1984
Confirmation 1919-1935

St. Augustine
Richmond,Michigan
Baptism 1892-1932
Marriage 1892-1921
Death 1892-1984
Confirmation 1892-1984

Our Lady of Lourdes
River Rouge,Michigan
Baptism 1896-1925

St.Mary
Rockwood,Michigan
Baptism 1870-1905
Marriage 1870-1934
Death 1870-1984
Confirmation 1934-1984

St.Mary
St.Clair,Michigan
Baptism 1833-Oct.1921
Marriage 1834-1928
Death 1833-1984
Confirmation 1912-1984

St.Gertrude
St.Clair Shores,Michigan
Baptism 1873-1919
Marriage 1873-Nov.1925
Death 1873-1984
Confirmation 1874-1984
someone has penciled in on the side the following-
Sacred Heart,Roseville before 1899
St.Lawrence,Utica early records of...

St.Joseph
Trenton,Michigan
Baptism 1849-1918
Marriage 1849-1908
Death 1882-1973

St.Lawrence
Utica,Michigan
Baptism 1885-1921
Marriage 1889-1933
Death 1885-1984

St.Mary
Wayne,Michigan
Baptism 1871-1889
Marriage 1872-1926
Death 1875-1984
Confirmation 1873-1984
Baptism 1889-1937
Death 1889-1923

Our Lady of Mt.Carmel
976 Superior Blvd.
Wyandotte,Michigan
(313-284-9135)
Baptism 1899-1918
Marriage 1899-1934
Death 1900-1963

St.Joseph
Wyandotte,Michigan
Baptism 1881-1917
Marriage 1871-Aug.1929
Death 1881-1984
Confirmation 1882-1984

St.Patrick
Wyandotte,Michigan
Baptism 1848-1931
Marriage 1848-Jan.1916
Death 1848-1975

INSTITUTIONS-DETROIT
Providence Hospital
Baptism 1869-1911

St.Mary Hospital
Baptism 1859-1892
Death 1859-1892

Episcopal Registers
Baptism 1876-1908
Marriage Feb.1894-Jan.1908

Our Lady of Help-- closed 1989
Baptism 1867-1928
Marriage 1867-1920
Death 1876-1969
Confirmation 1888-1944 (w/index)
Confirmation 1888-1957

St.John the Evangelist -- closed 1989
Baptism 1892-1935
Marriage 1892-1941
Death 1893-1981
Confirmation 1899-1933

St.Vincent de Paul -- closed 1989
Baptism 1878-1920
Confirmation & Communion 1886-1877
Confirmation & Communion 1873-1963
Marriage 1867-
Death 1867-1965

St.Wenceslaus -- closed 1989
Baptism 1870-1917
Marriage 1871-1896
Death 1897-1961
Confirmation 1891-1896

DETROIT PARISHES
St.Mary's of Redford
Baptism 1850-1939
Marriage 1859-1939
Death 1849-1976
Death 1976-1984
Confirmation 1884-1983

St.Patrick
Baptism 1862-1915
Marriage 1862-1911

SS.Peter and Paul / Jesuit
Baptism 1849-1898
Baptism 1898-1931
Marriage 1849-1914
Death 1849-1984
Confirmation 1860-1976

PARISHES OUTSIDE DETROIT
Immaculate Conception
Anchorville,Michigan
Baptism 1854-1865,1853,1860,1866-1939
Marriage 1853-1887
Marriage 1873-1939
Death 1853-1984
Confirmation 1869-1931,1920-1934,1971-1984

St.Patrick
Carleton,Michigan
Baptism 1859-1929
Marriage 1859-1898
Death 1859-1984
Confirmation 1859-1984

St.Clement
Centerline,Michigan
Baptism 1854-1932
Marriage 1856-1919
Death 1853-1894 (1921-29 Missing)
Confirmation 1869-1967

Sacred Heart
Dearborn,Michigan
Baptism 1852-1920
Marriage 1853-1920
Death 1853-1894
Death 1916-1984
Confirmation 1872-1983

St.Alphonsus
Dearborn,Michigan
Baptism 1852-1934
Marriage 1852-1919
Death 1853-1958
Death 1958-1984
Confirmation 1859-1983

St.Francis Xavier 
Ecorse,Michigan
Baptism 1848-1935
Marriage 1891-1912
Death 1896-1977
Death 1977-1984
Confirmation 1882-1984

Our Lady of Mt.Carmel
Emmett,Michigan
Baptism 1860-1885,1874-1935,1878-1916
Marriage 1852-1911
Death 1852-1984
Confirmation ?-1984

St.Joseph
Erie,Michigan
Baptism 1825-1926
Marriage 1827-1858
Marriage 1858-1920
Death 1841-1984
Confirmation 1919-1984

St.Paul
Grosse Pointe,Michigan
Baptism 1846-1924
Marriage 1847-1938
Death 1847-1957
Death 1857-1984
Confirmation 1891-1984

St.Joseph
Ida,Michigan
Baptism 1868-1905
Marriage 1869-1896
Death 1870-1984
Confirmation 1891-1984

Immaculate Conception
Lapeer,Michigan
Baptism 1864-1921
Marriage 1865-1921
Death 1865-1984
Confirmation 1865-1984

Holy Cross
Marine City,Michigan
Baptism 1879-1925
Marriage 1856-1904
Death 1856-1904
Marriage 1904-1984
Confirmation 1878-1984

St.Mary
Milford,Michigan
Baptism 1878-1921
Death 1877-1984
Confirmation 1900-1984
Marriage 1876-1884
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Detroit Catholic Churches---Souvenir Album 1910  Containing Illustrations of Catholic Churches, Schools and Acadamies and Institutions  (includes Windsor, Ontario area)

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