St. James

Street Address: 
2942 S. Wabash
Chicago, IL

Organized: 1855
Closed/Merged: open
Moved to this location: 1875
Moved from this location: Present

Church History at the Newberry Library:

100th Anniversary:St. James Parish,1855-1955
Chicago: St. James Parish,1955
Call No. BX4603.C5O63 1955
Includes lists of members of parish organizations

Church records available on microfilm from the Family History Library:

FHL Film #1752990 Items 5-8
Baptisms- 1855-1911

FHL Film #1752991 Items 1-8
Baptisms- 1912-1915 (plus three in 1916)
Marriages- 1855-1915
Confirmations/communion- 1885-1916
Includes list of 127 Confederate prisoners of war baptized at Camp Douglas- Chicago- Ill.- 1864-1865 compiled from baptismal records of St. James Church by Judy Dever and George Levy.

"Baptisms in St. James Catholic Church Register of Confederate Soldiers Interred at Camp Douglas, Chicago." Chicago Genealogist
Vol. 40, no.2 (Winter 2007-2008): 39-48.
Submitted by Jeanne L. Bloom and Barbara Baker.
Call no. Local History Ref F548.1 .C45 (2nd floor open shelf)

Some digital images are available online.



1855 - 9999

Structure Type




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