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Our Centennial History 1893-1993 St. Mary's Parish in Belleville, IL - Published in 1993
Author none
Publisher Bach & Associates of Belleville, IL
City Belleville
County St. Clair Illinois
State Illinois
Price $25.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
This book traces the history of St. Mary's (Our Lady of Good Counsel) Church in Belleville, IL. It includes photos of the former pastors, the original Church of St. Mary, the original grotto, a financial statement from 1897 for the parish, the old rectory of St. Mary, the 1916 Confirmation Class, the old convent, the interior of the church before the 1914 fire, the 1932 church interior, the Holy Name Society 1942-43, damage from the March 15, 1938 tornado, the Bell Tower, and more.

The History of St. Mary School is also included in the booklet along with pictures of the original school and more. There are group photos of the Grade School Classes of 1993-94.

Also included are the following: Noteworthy Events in St. Mary's History, Missionaries from the Parish, Pastors, Associate Pastors, Sons of St. Mary and Daughters of St. Mary's (religious vocations), Parish Groups and Ministers, paragraphs on parish organizations, a list of memorials, patrons, and friends.
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Our Lady of Providence Catholic Church Dedication October 30, 1955 Pardee Road Grantwood, Missouri - Published in 1955
Author Unknown
Publisher Unknown
City Grantwood
County St. Louis County Missouri
State Missouri
Price $10.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
This booklet gives a short history of the parish and contains photos of the inside/outside of church
along with some construction photos. There is a list of parish members and many ads from local businesses.

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Rebuild My Church-St. Anthony of Padua Parish in St. Louis, MO - Published in 1994
Author Nini Harris
Publisher Unknown
City St. Louis
County Missouri
State Missouri
Price $5.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
This booklet contains photos from the famous 1994 fire at St. Anthony of Padua
Parish in St. Louis, MO. There is a short one page history of St. Anthony Parish also.
The book also contains pages of ads of individuals, businesses, and parishes who
supported the rebuilding of the historic church.

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Remembrance 1850-1925 Diamond Jubilee of the German St. Vincent's Orphan Society in St. Louis, MO - Published in 1925
Author Committee
Publisher Unknown
City Normandy
County Missouri
State Missouri
Price $20.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
Historical Sketch of the German St. Vincent's Orphan Association
-Introduction - Catholic Orphanages in St. Louis
-Foundation of the German St. Vincent's Orphan
-The Second Cholera Epidemic - The Erection of a Chapel - The Home
-Losses by Fire - Three Pupils of the Home Ordained to the Priesthood
-Silver Jubilee of the Orphan Society - The Second Quarter Century
-The Golden Jubilee of the Society and Orphanage
-Death of Mother Theresa - First Confirmation Services-Building of the New Home
-Completion and Dedication of the New Home
-The Influenza Visits the Home - Various Large Donations - Many improvements in the Home
-Conclusions - Results - The Diamond Jubilee Hopes for the Future

Photos of the Home
Photos of large groups of children
Photo of interior Chapel

History of German St. Vincent Orphanage in German by Rev. John Rothensteiner

Photos of Interior of Home
List of Presidents and Secretaries of German St. Vincent's Orphan Home 1850-1925

Some baseball teams of the Home.
Former pupils our the Home who became priests.
Past
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Rev. Roy Gattis, Pastor of Grace United Methodist Church in Alton, IL - Published in before 1940
Author Unknown
Publisher Unknown
City Alton
County Madison County Illinois, Texas, Missouri, Arizona, New Mexico
State Illinois, Texas, Missouri, Arizona, New Mexico
Price $10.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
This booklet from Grace United Methodist Church in Alton, Illinois has a
large photo of their pastor, Rev. Roy Gattis. It also includes a list of committees,
services, church officials, and more.

From the obit of Rev. William Roy Mathis Gattis
San Antonio Express dated 19 May 1940

Beeville, May 18.
Funeral Services for Rev. William Roy Mathis Gattis, 48, member of a prominent Live Oak family, were held this afternoon.

Rev. Gattis died May 15 at Winslow, Arizona where he had been a hospital patient for the past year. He was a native of Eastland County, Texas. He held Methodist pastorates at Kirksville, MO, Alton, IL, and Canton, MO prior to becoming ill and forced to move to New Mexico and Arizona for his health.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Thelma Gattis; a son, Roy Gattis of Kankakee, IL, and a daughter, Mary Elizabeth of Santa Fe, New Mexico, four sisters, Mrs. Gracie Ault, Blackwell, Texas, Mrs. A. W. Kinkler of Clareville, Mrs. A. J. Kimball of Minteral and Mrs. Lester Lewis of Clareville, and five brothers, W. E. Gattis of Elgin, R. P. Gattis of Louisiana, Ernest Gattis of Port Arthur, T. L. Gattis of George West and Dee Gattis of Bellville.
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Saint Charles Borromeo Parish Family Directory - Published in 2012
Author unk
Publisher unk
City Saint Charles
County Saint Charles MO
State MO
Price $10.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
Contents:
Saint Charles Borromeo
Clergy and Staff
Liturgical Ministries
Choirs
St. Vincent De Paul Society
Ministries
Sacraments
Growing in Faith
Parish School
Scouting
Athletics
Celebrate
the Families of St. Charles Borromeo
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Saint Lucas Church Saint Louis - Published in 1905
Author unk
Publisher unk
City St. Louis
County MO
State MO
Price $10.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
In German.

Includes pictures of the church and people
Names found in book:
Joseph Asher Steinhart
List of some last names of the Contributors to the Church (does not include all last names in the booklet)
Abmeyer
Bach
Bender
Bright
Binder
Braatz
Crecelius
Detjen
Dietrich
Engel
Hagelmann
Heim
Hoops
Juengel
Keller
Krueger
Meister
Rott
Ruder
Schaper
Vasel
Weber
Werner
Wohlschlaeger
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Sanctuary in Soulard: The First 150 years of Saints Peter and Paul Parish in St. Louis, MO - Published in 1999
Author Committee
Publisher Unknown
City St. Louis
County Missouri
State Missouri
Price $20.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
This is an excellent history of Sts. Peter and Paul Parish in St. Louis, Missouri.
There are photos of the church, priests, assistants, communicants, confirmands,
graduation classes, school plays, and other events. There are also short
paragraphs of memories of the school and high school plus liturgical events.

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Seventy Fifth Anniversary of Salem Evangelical Church - Published in 1919
Author unk
Publisher Salem Evangelical
City Huntingburg
County DuBois IN
State IN
Price $30.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
26 pages; Printed in both German and English, contains historic photos of C.L. Langerhans, Balsmeyer, Richardt, Peters, Felmeyer, Kilian, Spitzer, Geiss, Menke, Bretz, Risch, Ankele, Ziemer, Wulfmann, Scheliha, Repke, Hotz, Bauermeister, Spathelf, also includes a brief history of the church, the pastors (above mentioned), the Sunday school, several groups such as the Willing Workers, English Bible Class, Ladies Mutual Aid Society (Frick, Meyer, Schlesing, Castrup), The Men's Sick Benefit Society (Hillemeyer, Poetker, Kilian, Bamberger), The Benevolent Society (Kilian, Roettger, Koenig, Koehler); the Salem Son's List (Bretz, Drees, Wulfmann, Koehler, Peters), and a World War I Honor Roll.
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St Joseph Parish Centenary - Published in 1937
Author Albert Kleher OSB
Publisher St. Meinrad Abbey Press
City Jasper
County DuBois IN
State IN
Price $25.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
108 pages; Many historic black and white photos, included therein: the beginnings of Jasper and or St.Joseph parish, the first resident pastor Rev. Joseph Kundek, the second paster Father Bede O'Connor, the third pastor Father Ulrich Christen, the fourth pastor Father Fidelis Maute, and the fifth, Father Basil Heusler. Such as contributed, Blessinger, Bohnert, Deinderfer, Daeschle, Goeppner, Fierst, Fritch, Gutzweiler, Himsel,Jasper, Kuiken, Ketzger, Reising, Semersheim.
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St Louis Walther League Flashes 1923 - Published in 1923
Author Emma Schumann
Publisher Walther League
City St.Louis
County MO
State MO
Price $12.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
Includes important bulletins of the church and member information. Contributers Adele Pardieck, Helen Lange, Walda Reininga, Miss Hulda Eickhoff, Mrs. Weiherman, Mr. Aufdemberge, Clara Blauner.
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St. Charles Borromeo: 200 Years of Faith - Published in 1991
Author Jo Ann Brown
Publisher Patrice Press
City St. Charles
County St. Charles MO
State MO
Price $15.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
229 pages
Paperbound in very good condition

The Log Church
The Stone Church
The Brick Church
The Present Church - Jesuit Era
The Present Church - Diocesan Era
Epilogue
Notes
Bibliography
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St. Francis of Assisi Parish Directories 1993, 2007, 2008 - Published in 1993, 2007, 2008
Author Unk
Publisher Guide Book Publishing
City Oakville
County St. Louis MO
State MO
Price $10.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
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St. George Catholic Church Golden Jubilee 1915-1965 - Published in 1965
Author unk
Publisher Maroney Printing
City Affton
County St. Louis MO
State MO
Price $15.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
45 pages
good condition

History of St. George Church, parish, school with many black/white photos
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St. Mary's Church - Centennial History - Published in 1966
Author Unknown
Publisher Unknown
City Evansville
County IN
State IN
Price $12.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
This hardbound book contains the centennial history of St. Mary's Church in Evanville, IN.
It also contains photos of the interior and exterior of the church along with a list of pastors.
There are beautiful color photos of the stained glass windows and statues in the church.
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St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church-100th Anniversary, 1927 History, Church Photo Directory, and 1964 St. Paul School Yearbook - Published in 1927, 1957, 1964
Author Unknown
Publisher Unknown
City Aurora
County Illinois
State Illinois
Price $20.00 (plus $5.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
1927 St. Paul's Kirche, Aurora, Illinois
This booklet contains many full page black/white photos of first church, pastors, men of the
wrecking crew of 1917, interior of old and new church, construction photos, interior altar photo
of 1884 church, interior of 1927 church, 1884 photo of Jackson Street and Second Avenue
with church, photo of St. Paul's School in 1927 with children gathered, Luther Hall Schule,
a group of schoolchildren on a wagon with horse (a work crew), plus a history of the church
written in German.

1857-1957 100th Anniversary of St. Pauls, the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Aurora, Ilinois
Photos of all three churches, photo of pulpit/altar, list of pastors/years, a short history of St. Paul's School,
list of teachers over 90 years (nine are in photograph), photo of confirmands, photo of cemetery grounds,
history of St. Paul Church Organizations, photos of Elders, Deacons, Trustees, Christian Education Board,
Youth Work Board, Finance Board etc.

St. Paul's Lutheran Church Pictorial Directory
Although undated, the pastor is Rev. R. Osing.
There are black/white photos with names/address/phone numbers.
It may be from the 1960's?

1964 St. Paul School Yearbook
This yearbook has black/white photos of teachers, staff, principal,
and students.
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St. Raphael the Archangel Jubilee Celebration - Published in 2000
Author unk
Publisher St. Raphael the Archangel
City St. Louis
County MO
State MO
Price $15.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
20 pages

WE REMEMBER
The History
Pastors
Associates
In Residence
Deacons
WE REFLECT
The Anniversary
Parish Organizations
The School
WE RENEW
The Mission
Rome Pilgrimage
The Mission Prayer
WE REJOICE
Gala Dinner
Archangels
Sponsors
Friends

Church of St. Raphael the Archangel
6047 Bishops Place
Saint Louis, MO 63109
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Table Grove Community Church Service of Re-Dedication - Published in 1961
Author unk
Publisher unk
City Table Grove
County Fulton IL
State IL
Price $5.00 (plus $0.00 postage and handling)
Notes:
Historical Sketch of Church
Paperbound
7 pages
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The 100th Anniversary of St.Peters Evangelical and Reformed Church - Published in 1944
Author The Centennial Committee
Publisher
City Washington
County MO
State MO
Price $30.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
48 pages, includes a brief history of the church edifice, various pastors, and several photographs of the school and its attendees.
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The Funeral Records of Bethel Church - Published in 1857-1998
Author Kixmiller, McClure
Publisher Bethel Hist Commission
City Freelandville
County Knox IN
State IN
Price $10.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
128 pages; Brief history by Emil Rinsch, list of ministers form 1859-1998. Includes surnames such as Bernsmeier,Blobaum, Buchthal, Fairse, Dusenberg, Girton, Hagemeier, Groteguth, Heidenreich, Johanningsmeier, Kettelhut, Kixmiller, Lutkemeier, Pepenlohr, Pfrang, Ritterskamp, Sager, Stoelting, Trabant, and Vertrees.
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The Herald 1870-1945 Seventy Five Years for Christ St. John's Lutheran Church in Springfield, IL - Published in 1945
Author Carl G. Hodges, editor
Publisher Unknown
City Springfield
County Sangamon County Illinois
State Illinois
Price $10.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
This is a booklet published six times a year by St. John's Lutheran Church located at College and Monroe Streets in Springfield, Illinois.

There is a list of baptisms including Ronald Robertson, Frank Mertz, Carol Ann Riley, Emil William Naschinski, Phyllis Mae Sparks Larson, Arthur Yoggerst, Carlene Ruby Pokora, John Herman Hartwig, Marilyn Helen Hartwig, William Dean Martin, David Edward Weiskopf.

There following weddings: Harold Havenar and Zenita Eileen Johnson
Raymond Hancock and Genevieve Roth
Kenneth Westbrook and La Vaughn Parrish
George E. Shinnick and Gladys Marinelli
Morris H. Coons and Betty J. Huddleston

Funerals for the following: Mrs. Fannie Walter, Fred John Hanselmann, Mrs. Lena Green, Henry Greitens, Arnold Betcher, Harry Kutscher, Sr. James Martin Wahl, Dawn Cherie Goeringer, Fred William Molash, Elmer E. Sidles, Edward W. Ayers, Mrs. Minnie Cordier, and Russel Clark.

This booklet contains a short history of the church along with historic old photos. There are a number of group photos of the organizations and choirs.

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The History of West Prairie Presbyterian Church of Adair, IL - Published in 1955
Author Dale Trotter
Publisher Unknown
City Adair
County McDonouth County Illinois
State Illinois
Price $15.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
"The history of the church was written for the centennial celebration on December 7, 1952. At that time, it was presented orally before an audience of 213 people. Later, it was considered of interest to a sufficient number of people that it was requested that it be printed." segment of the Preface by Dale Trotter

1852 Charter Members of the Church
William Kennedy, Mary A. Kennedy, Daniel Leighty, Mary G. Leighty, Urum Beghtol, Martha Beghtol, Nicholas Clabaugh, Rhoda Clabaugh, Jacob Leighty, Mary Leighty, Isham David, Lucy David, Joshua Sandridge, Polly Sandridge, Patience Sandridge, Melissa Marr, Mary Ann Sandridge, Martha Miles, and Emelene Furquoin.

History of the West Prairie Church - ministries, ministers, salaries, and costs
List of clerks

Some Women Active in the Church in 1880's
Mrs. Agnes Ausbury, Mattie Standard

22 Photos containing the following surnames: Morgan, Potter, Crawford, Clagett, Moore, Berryhill, McKinney, Gould, McFadden, Trotter, Jackson, Adams Snowden, Rose, Stocking, Slater, Crawford, Lauterbach, Guinotte, Jackson, Leftridge, Tingley, Dean, Pennington, Lawyer, Merrill, Tribbet, Trotter, Jackson

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The New Testament inscribed to Johannes Heintz from Pastor Baur 1905 - Published in 1905
Author Unknown
Publisher Eden Publishing in St. Louis
City St. Louis
County Missouri
State Missouri
Price $10.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
I recently bought a small New Testament prayerbook at an estate sale. It is inscribed to a Johannes HEINTZ from an Engelish pastor Fr. Baur. The inscription is in German, but I can make out Confirmation. The book is from Eden Publishing House in St. Louis, MO. I'm guessing Johannes and the pastor are from a Lutheran Church possibly in South St. Louis County, MO.

I would like to connect this prayerbook with a family member or family researcher. I believe it will be treasured by them. Please contact me if you have an interest in this prayerbook.

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The People of God of St. Luke's - Published in 1964
Author unk
Publisher unk
City Saint Louis
County MO
State MO
Price $10.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
Eucharistic Celebrations Commemorating The Golden Jubilee

Shepard of the People of God: Pope Paul VI
Pastor of the Church in St. Louis: Joseph Cardinal Ritter
One Flock and One Shepherd
As the High Priest of his Flock
Where Two or Three Are Gathered
First Eucharistic
New Sanctuary 1940
Saint Luke's Church 1964
Length of Days
Priests Who Have Served As Assistants of St. Luke's Parish
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The Southampton Story - Published in 1969
Author Unknown
Publisher Unknown
City St. Louis
County Missouri
State Missouri
Price $15.00 (plus $3.50 postage and handling)
Notes:
This is the story of the Southampton Presbyterian Church that is now located Nottingham and Macklind Avenues.
There are photos dating from 1915 to 1969 with additional photos of the church, parishioners, Rev. Williamson D. Vater, Rev. William A. Murdoch, the chapel with a tent, Sunday School, Basement Church, and more.

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