Archdiocese of Boston: new searchable records from Salem

St. Joseph in Salem, from James Sullivan’s One Hundred Years of Progress, page 465.

Today we’ve added 7 new volumes to Massachusetts: Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston Records, 1789-1920 from St. Joseph in Salem. This update adds over 27,900 records and over 279,800 names to search.

In 1872, the French Canadians of Salem gathered for Mass as their own congregation for the first time. St. Joseph’s grew out of Immaculate Conception in Salem. Their church building was completed in 1883.

We’d like to thank Debbie Lansing, Liz Barnett, Mouna Blila, Loretta Brown-Aldrich, Eileen Convey, Pauline Cusson, Lisa Elvin-Staltari, Janet Essency, Nancy Johnson, Michelle Kearns, Rick Lageux, Maryanne LeGrow, Julie McConville, Stacey-Rae McCue, Bruce McKeeman, Gig Moineau, Kathy Oberley, Susie Souza and Alicia Svenson for their help with this update.

The new volumes are listed below:

St. Joseph (Salem) Baptisms, 1873-1887
St. Joseph (Salem) Baptisms, 1887-1892
St. Joseph (Salem) Baptisms, 1892-1906
St. Joseph (Salem) Burials, 1890-1914
St. Joseph (Salem) Confirmations, 1888-1920
St. Joseph (Salem) Marriages, 1873-1890
St. Joseph (Salem) Marriages, 1890-1908

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