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1. County:                 Benton                                                              City or town:                            Corvallis

2. Name of church St. Mary’s                                                            Street Address                   Fourth and Adams___

3. Denomination _____Roman Catholic                                        Date organized               1860_________

4. Date of lapse, if now defunct                   Still active___________________________

5. Information as to previous buildings Building erected on this site in 1861 has been_________

moved to adjoining lot, remodeled, and is now used for Parish house.________________________

FAGAN (Hist. of Benton County calls it "a neat wooden structure." Page 366_________________

FAGAN’s illustration (History, page 500) shows a small rectangular building_________________

with no steeple, apparently about 18’ x 24’.____________________________________________

6. Date present building is dedicated:    1912                   Rebuilt --------____

7. Architecture, bells, inscriptions, special features of building Mission type, concrete building

with stucco finish. About 40’ x 60’. Seats about 150. Old Bell still in use.__________________

Windows show Immaculate Conception and St. Benedict. Fourteen plaster reliefs_____________

showing passion of Christ__________________________________________________________

 8. First settled clergyman: Andre Z. POULIN Tenure: 1860 - 1863. See attached page.

Educational background: not known________________________________

 9. Minute books: Present pastor, Father John MITCHELL.____________________

(By years, volumes, file boxes, etc.)

________No local official keeps minutes. Affairs managed by pastor who reports to_____________

____Bishop. Bishop in Portland in possession of all records._______________________________

10. Register book of baptisms, confirmations, marriages, members, deaths _______________________

___Records complete, 1861 to date, except that at certain times this parish was________________

___served by priest from Albany. For such periods information on local records is_____________

___incomplete. Two volumes. good condition. in possession of pastor.___________________

________________________________________________________________________________

(See reverse side) 16-5150

11. Record books of Sunday School or other organization: None____________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

12. Financial records, if separate: Not separate____________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

13. Unpublished historical sketches: (give author, title, date when written, and note if written in one of

the record books) none

_________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

14. Published histories or historical sketches or directories, etc.: (give author, title, place and date of

publication) See I-R Forms attached___________________________________

__Gazette-Times, 6 Feb. 1911; 18 May 1912; 22 Dec. 1928; 8 Feb. 1936. _____________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

15. Other records, miscellaneous manuscript material, etc. none__________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

16. Indicate by check condition of records: Excellent ( ), good ( X ), poor ( ), very poor ( ).

17. Other information, particularly as to the origins, history, and previous names of the church ________

____________________________________none._________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 16-5150

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Historical Records Survey. Benton County - Oregon.
                                                                                                                                                    - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 April 1940
 

Pastors of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Monroe, as compiled from historical

articles in the Gazette-Times of 3 May, 1905; 21 Dec. 1928; and 8 Feb. 1936.

1860-61, Andre Z. POULIN

1861-1863, mission attended in turn by POULIN, John FIERENS and A. O’REILLY.

 1864, Rev. L DIELEMAN.

 1865, Rev. Sebastian GALLIS (?)

 1866-67, Rev. Patrick MACKEN

1868. Father MESPLIE.

1869. Frs. DIELEMAN & GOENS.

1870. Rev. Patrick GIBNEY.

1874, Patrick MACKEN

1875- Gerhard B. VAN LIN, for 13 years

 (1889) Rev. P. LYNCH

 1890. W. BAERT.

 1892. Rev. Thomas J. BRIODY.

 1893. S. JUREK, 9 years,  Corvallis, Newport, and the adjoining missions.

 1903-07. F. J. SPRENGER

 1907-08. Geo. P. BUTLER, S.J.

1909-10.  H. A. GRABRIEL, S.J. &  M. A. DIMIER, S.J.

1910-11. Charles SERVAIS.

1911-14. Charles M. SMITH.

1914-1916 J. P. CLANCY.

1917-19. Charles KEREN

1920-21 A. J. CARMODY.

Since 1921, the following:

   F. P. LEIPZIG

   E. J. MURNANE

   J. D. NELSON, and

   John J. MITCHELL.

    Father MITCHELL is still pastor.
 
 
 

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 County:                 Benton                                                              City or town:                            Corvallis

Agency or department:                                                     County Government _____________________________________

Bureau          County Clerk__________________________________________________

Name of building      County Court House____________________________________________
                                       (Street address)
Room or vault name or numbers Basement vault. ________________________________________
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1. Name of item                                                                     Deed of site of St. Mary;s Church. (Catholic)

2. Title of record in which it appears                      Deed Record ____________________________________

3. Volume and page, file number, or other exact reference ______________E-610_________________

4. Date or dates ________________4 Oct. 1860.____________________________________________

5. Quantity of item                          page_____________________________________________________
                                                    (Number of pages, etc.)
6. Nature of recording ___handwritten ___________________________________________________

7. Condition of writing, paper, binding __________good ____________________________________

8. Summary or description of the item ___________________________________________________

________________Joseph AVERY and wife, original owners deed to Archbishop F. BLANCHET,_

___________of the Oregon Diocese, lots 1, 2, & 3, block 21, of the original town of Marysvlle____

________________________________________________________________________________

______________This property is at the north-west corner of the intersection of Adams and______

___________Fourth Streets, the site of St. Mary’s Church. The original church was built________

___________on the corner and moved north to lot three to make room for the present building.___

________________________________________________________________________________

_______________This deed verifies date given elsewhere for building of the church.____________

________________________________________________________________________________

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 County:                 Benton                                                              City or town:                            Corvallis

Agency or department                         Gazette-Times Company. _________________________________

Bureau __________________________________________________________________________

Name of building                                               G-T Building ______________________________________________________
                                                                              (Street address)
Room or vault name or numbers                                       News Room Files__________________________________________
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1. Name of item                                         Improvement to Catholic Church ______________________________

2. Title of record in which it appears                              Daily Gazette-Times______________________________

3. Volume and page, file number, or other exact reference ____________________________________

_______________________________Page 1, issue of_____________ ________________________

4. Date or dates _________________5 May 1905. __________________________________________

5. Quantity of item                      column. _________________________________________________
                                           (Number of pages, etc.)
6. Nature of recording ______________________news printed_________________________________

7. Condition of writing, paper, binding ________good _______________________________________

8. Summary or description of the item Historical notes. Missionary who founded_____________

work, Andre Z. POULIN. The church built by a Mr. SEGER at a cost of $1,336.85_________ _____

$853.25 was collected locally, balance by diocese. Church dedicated on 17 Feb. 1861,_____________

by Archbishop BLANCHET, assisted by Rev. A. O’REILLY, deacon, and Rev. John ______________

FIERENS, sub-deacon. Church built through the exertions and under the leadership _____________

of Andre Z. POULIN. List of pastors. (See, attached for complete__________________________

list of pastors.)______________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________

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County:                 Benton                                                              City or town:                            Corvallis

Agency or department                                  Gazette-Times ______________________________________

Bureau ______________________________________________________________________________

Name of building                       Gazette-Times Building_________________________________________________
                                                              (Street address)
Room or vault name or numbers                                       News Room ____________________________________________
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1. Name of item Church Anniversary___________________________________________________

2. Title of record in which it appears Daily Gazette-Times _________________________________

3. Volume and page, file number, or other exact reference page 1 __________

4. Date or dates _________________16 February 1911______________________________________

5. Quantity of item __column _______________________________________________________
                                                                        (Number of pages, etc.)

6. Nature of recording _________printed __________________________________________

7. Condition of writing, paper, binding ________good_______________________________________

8. Summary or description of the item ___________________________________________________

________________Fiftieth anniversary of the local Catholic Church. __________

________________List of the pastors.__________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

 

 

 

 

 

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 County:                 Benton                                                              City or town:                            Corvallis

Agency or department Gazette Times_____________________________________

Bureau ______________________________________________________________________________

Name of building             Gazette-Times Building_________________________________________________

(Street address)

Room or vault name or numbers News room___________________________________________

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1. Name of item ______________Church Dedication. ______________________

2. Title of record in which it appears Gazette- Times __________________ ______________

3. Volume and page, file number, or other exact reference ____page 4 _______________

4. Date or dates ______________18 May 1912_____________________________________________

5. Quantity of item 3 columns, illustrated _________________________________________

(Number of pages, etc.)

6. Nature of recording ____________printed_______________________________________________

7. Condition of writing, paper, binding ________good_______________________________________

8. Summary or description of the item ____________________________________________________

Dedication of the new building of St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church. ________________

Notes of Church and parish.___________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

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 County:                 Benton                                                              City or town:                            Corvallis

Agency or department    Gazette -Times _____________________________________

Bureau _________-----__________________________________________________________________

Name of building Gazette-Times Building________________________________________________
                                                                       (Street address)
Room or vault name or numbers News room_______________________________________________
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1. Name of item ____________St. Mary’s Church, Sixty-seven Years Old._______________________

2. Title of record in which it appears Daily Gazette-Times _____________________________

3. Volume and page, file number, or other exact reference __________page 1____________________

4. Date or dates ___________22 December 1928____________________________________________

5. Quantity of item ________column______________________________________________________

(Number of pages, etc.)

6. Nature of recording ____________printed_______________________________________________

7. Condition of writing, paper, binding _______good _______________________________________

8. Summary or description of the item _First visit by Father J. CROKE in 1853.__________________

and first mass held in this part of Oregon. Church opened in 1861___________________________

by Archbishop BLANCHET. Old subscription books show that of $1,300_____________________

dollars subscribed $300 was by soldiers at Fort Hoskins. Present___________________________

church built in 1912 at a cost of $7,200. consecrated by Archbishop_________________________

CHRISTIE. Old building remodeled in 1922 and used as parish____________________________

and club rooms.___________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 16-4923

 

(back side of previous page)

St. Mary’s Church 67 years old.

Pres bldg deed. 18 may 1912 at a

cost of 7,200.

List of Pastors to date.

___________________________________________________________________________________

 

Note: FAGAN (page 366-7) speaks of the

Catholic Church as "a neat wooden structure

on Fourth St."

Opp p. 500 he has picture of this church

among _______ - Shows a small sect ________

bldg. With belfry no steeple.

 

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 County Benton City or town Corvallis______________________________

Agency or department Gazette-Times Company_____________________________________________

Bureau ______________________________________________________________________________

Name of building G-T Building_________________________________________________________

(Street address)

Room or vault name or numbers News room files.__________________________________________

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1. Name of item ___________________Diamond Jubilee of St. Mary’s._________________________

2. Title of record in which it appears Daily Gazette-Times _____________________________

3. Volume and page, file number, or other exact reference ____________________________________

___________page 1 of issue of ______________________________________

4. Date or dates ______________8 Feb. 1936 _____________________________________________

5. Quantity of item 1 1/2 columns____________________________________________________

(Number of pages, etc.)

6. Nature of recording ____________News print____________________________________________

7. Condition of writing, paper, binding _______good________________________________________

8. Summary or description of the item _______________Historical notes._______________________

First activity in this vicinity was visit of Fr. J. CROKE in 1853. On 19 August he wrote "I found___

old O’REILLY on his claim 14 miles south of Marysville. I celebrated the first mass ever heard in __

that section of the Country."___________________________________________________________

First church built by Father POULIN in 1860-61. List of donors includes P.N. BLANCHET,____

Archbishop, $100.00 Soldiers at Fort Hoskins contributed $300.00 Wheat and other produce were_

listed as donations, and one cow._______________________________________________________

The church was completed in 1861 by Archbishop BLANCHET. Original structure moved back to

make room for present building. Remodeled and used for Parish house. Present building, built while

Chas. M. SMITH was pastor, was dedicated in 1912 by Most Rev. Alexander CHRISTIE, Archbishop.

__________________________________________________________________________________

List of Pastors. (See attached sheet)________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________________________

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Philomath, Oregon

8 April 1940.

 

Attached L-R Form to be added to material already returned on

 

St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Corvallis, Oregon

 

 

 

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County Benton City or town Corvallis_____________________________

Agency or department Gazette -Times Company____________________________________________

Bureau ______________________________________________________________________________

Name of building G-T. Building____________________________________________________

(Street address)

Room or vault name or numbers News Room Files___________________________________________

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1. Name of item _________________Dedication of St. Mary’s Church Coming.___________________

2. Title of record in which it appears Daily Gazette Times ___________________________

3. Volume and page, file number, or other exact reference ____________________________________

_______________________________page four of the issue of_______________________________

4. Date or dates _________________ 18 May 1912 ______________________________________

5. Quantity of item ________________4 columns__________________________________________

(Number of pages, etc.)

6. Nature of recording __________news print______________________________________________

7. Condition of writing, paper, binding ________good_______________________________________

8. Summary or description of the item ____________________________________________________

With description of proposed ceremonies are some historical notes. ________________

Mary THOMPSON, mother of Mrs. J. M. NOLAN, over 80 years old, oldest living member._______

Mrs. Elizabeth GERHARDT, only member who assisted in dedication of first____________________

building in 1861. List of Priests. (See, attached)_________________________________________

Almost everything in building except stained glass windows produced in Corvallis. Pews made_

Buxton Flaning mill. - The Church is Mission style, stucco-covered building. General contracter,_

Mr. Charles MCHENRY. Building topped by an electric lighted cross._______________________

Building committee: NOLAN, GERHARDT, and METZGER._______________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

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1. County:    Benton                                                              City or town Corvallis_____________________
 
 

2. Name of church St. Mary’s Street Address Fourth and Adams___

3. Denomination _____Roman Catholic Date organized 1853 (first work)__

4. Date of lapse, if now defunct ______________-----_____________________________________

5. Information as to previous buildings First building (1861) still standing__________________

in practically original form and used as a parish house..___________________________________

Adjoins rectory on same grounds as present building._____________________________________

6. Date present building is dedicated 1912 Rebuilt --------____

7. Architecture, bells, inscriptions, special features of building Mission type, concrete building

with stucco finish. About 40’ x 60’. Seats about 150. Old Bell still in use.__________________

Windows show Immaculate Conception and St. Benedict. Fourteen plaster reliefs_____________

showing passion of Christ__________________________________________________________

8. First settled clergyman Andre Z. POULIN___ Tenure ?____________________

Educational background ? ________________________________

9. Minute books Rev. Father John MITCHELL. ___________________

(By years, volumes, file boxes, etc.)

________No local official keeps minutes. Affairs managed by pastor who reports to_____________

____Bishop. Bishop in Portland in possession of all records._______________________________

10. Register book of baptisms, confirmations, marriages, members, deaths _______________________

___Records complete, 1861 to date, except that at certain times this parish was________________

___served by priest from Albany. For such periods information on local records is_____________

___incomplete. Two volumes. good condition. in possession of pastor.___________________

________________________________________________________________________________

(See reverse side) 16-5150

 

 

The St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Parish, 1860 ...
Fourth and Adams, Corvallis, Benton Co.

Organized 1860. The congregation in 1861, met in a building erected on north-west corner of

Adams and Fourth Sts. The structure was moved to an adjoining lot, remodeled and is now used

for a Parish house. The present building was dedicated in 1912.

Architecture is Mission type; a buildings with belfry and bell; constructed in concrete

and finished in stucco. The windows picture the Virgin Mary and St. Benedict.

In the interior fourteen plaster reliefs show the passions of Christ. The first resident Clergyman

was Andre J. POULIN, 1860-1863. The present pastor is Father John Mitchell.

Church minutes kept by Bishop in Portland. Register (baptisms, confirmations, marriages,

members, deaths), 1861 ... 2 Vol. kept by pastor, other records in parish records of Albany

Church.

 

 

Benton County Churches
St. Rose Roman Catholic Church

Monroe, South Main Street.

Organized in 1877 as a mission under the care of Corvallis until Eugene was

created a parish. The congregation purchased a building in 1877 and worshipped

there until the present structure was dedicated 29 April 1883, by Archbishop CHRISTIE.

The first resident priest was Father G. VAN LIN, 1881-1888.

Before 1914, church records in possession of parish priest at Albany; 1914-1936

in possession of parish priest at Eugene.

 

 

Benton County Churches
St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church

Corvallis, 4th and Adam’s Sts.

Building erect in 1861, has been moved to adjoining lot and remodeled

for parish house. Present church built in 1912. First settled clergyman, Andre Z. POULIN

Tenure, 1860-1863. Present pastor, Father John MITCHELL . Church records complete, 1861 to

date, except that at certain times this parish was served by priest from Albany. For such records

information local records is incomplete.

 

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1. County:    Benton                                                              City or town Monroe                                        _____________________

2. Name of church        St. Rose                                    Street Address                 Southth end of Main St.__

3. Denomination _____Roman Catholic                                           Date organized 1882_________

4. Date of lapse, if now defunct --- ___________________________

5. Information as to previous buildings none._______________________

_______________________________________________________________________________

_______________________________________________________________________________

6. Date present building is dedicated 29 April 1883 Rebuilt -- ____

7. Architecture, bells, inscriptions, special features of building Plain rectangular frame_______

building, with tall steeple and bell; plain windows. ______________________________________

50 ft. by 80 ft., cost $2,000,00_____________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________________________

8. First settled clergyman G. VAN LIN ___ Tenure 1881 - 1888._________________

Educational background unknown__________________________________

9. Minute books No local minutes kept; pastor directs affairs of_______________

(By years, volumes, file boxes, etc.)

________local congregation and reports to bishop at Portland, where records are kept.___________

________________________________________________________________________________

10. Register book of baptisms, confirmations, marriages, members, deaths _______________________

___Before 1914, in possession of parish priest at Albany. 1914 to___________________________

__ 1936, in possession of parish priest at Eugene. (one vol.)_______________________________

________________________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________________________

(See reverse side) 16-5150

 

11. Record books of Sunday School or other organization none____________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

12. Financial records, if separate not separate____________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

13. Unpublished historical sketches: (give author, title, date when written, and note if written in one of

the record books) none___________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

14. Published histories or historical sketches or directories, etc.: (give author, title, place and date of

publication) See I-R Forms attached___________________________________

__Gazette-Times. 5 May 1905, 13 March & 27 April 1933. _____________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

15. Other records, miscellaneous manuscript material, etc. none__________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

16. Indicate by check condition of records: Excellent ( ), good ( X ), poor ( ), very poor ( ).

17. Other information, particularly as to the origins, history, and previous names of the church _______

__ Before 1914 church was served by priest from Albany,___________________________

______(or perhaps sometimes from Corvallis). From 1914 to 1935 there_______________________

______was a resident pastor. Recently the church has been put under_________________________

______care of priest at Eugene. Rev. Father CURLEY was last pastor._______________________

___________________(See, sheet attached.)_____________________________________________

U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 16-5150

 

 

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Historical Records Survey. Benton County Oregon. 2 April 1940

List of Pastors of St. Rose’s Catholic Church of Monroe.
from Daily Gazette-Times, 27 April 1933.
- - - - - - - - -

Monroe mission was taken care of from Corvallis until Eugene was created a parish. Father BECK and others,

including Wm. DALY, cared for the mission from Eugene. From Father JUREK’s time, 1899, the mission was

cared for from Corvallis until William HAMPSON was made pastor at Monroe.

            Pastors from Corvallis and Eugene:

Revs. William DALY, F. SPRENGER, Charles M. SMITH, Joseph O’FARRELL,

John MARYLHURST, F. P. LEIPZIG, Felix BUCHER.

           Pastors from Monroe:

Revs. William HAMPSON, Fr. BENDER, L. ROACHE, H. PELLETON, E. J. MURNANE,

George KEEFE, and John DUNN.

 

 

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 County Benton City or town Corvallis_____________________________

Agency or department __________City Library ___________________________________________

Bureau ______________________________________________________________________________

Name of building City Library Building, 7th & Monroe Sts.__________________________________

(Street address)

Room or vault name or numbers Main reading room.________________________________________

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1. Name of item Building of Monroe Catholic Church________________________________

2. Title of record in which it appears FAGAN’s History of Benton County__________________

3. Volume and page, file number, or other exact reference ___page 368_________________________

________________________________________________________________________________

4. Date or dates ______________Published, 1885.__________________________________________

5. Quantity of item paragraph ______________________________________________________

(Number of pages, etc.)

6. Nature of recording __________printed_________________________________________________

7. Condition of writing, paper, binding ________good ______________________________________

8. Summary or description of the item ___________________________________________________

Monroe Catholic Church built in 1881. 30 feet by 70 feet, steeple 90 feet high.__________________

Dedicated in May, 1882. First pastor, WENDERLINE.____________________________________

Present pastor (1885) WHITE.___________________________________

(Note:-Church records do not give WENDERLINE as pastor nor 1882 as date of_________________

______dedication. FAGAN’s dimensions may be more accurate._____________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

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County Benton City or town Corvallis_____________________________

Agency or department Gazette-Times____________________________________________________

Bureau _ ____________________________________________________________________________

Name of building __ G - T Building ______________________________________________________

(Street address)

Room or vault name or numbers News Room_____Files_____________________________________

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1. Name of item Improvement to Catholic Church________________________________________

2. Title of record in which it appears Daily Gazette -Times_ ___________________________

3. Volume and page, file number, or other exact reference ____________________________________

__________________Page one, of the issue of___________________________________________

4. Date or dates _________________5 May 1905___________________________________________

5. Quantity of item (1 1/2 columns)_______________paragraph_____________________________

(Number of pages, etc.)

6. Nature of recording __________printed_________________________________________________

7. Condition of writing, paper, binding ________good_______________________________________

8. Summary or description of the item In the account of improvements to St. Mary’s Church of______

Corvallis is found the following translation of an original record in Latin:______________________

"In the year of Our Lord, 1883, 29th day of April, which was the fifth Sunday after Easter, we,_____

Charles John SEGHERS, Archbishop for Oregon City, Solemnly blessed according to the form of the

Roman ritual, to the worship of God, and at the wish of the greater part of the faithful there present,_

also to the honor of St. Rose of Lima we dedicated the church recently constructed of wood in the ___

town of Monroe; Afterward celebrated the Holy Mass, assisted by the Rev. G. B. VAN LIN, the priest

of this Mission, and in the presence of a great multitude of the faithful and of non-Catholics."______

__________________________________________________________________________________

(signed) Charles JOHN

_________________________________________Archbishop of Oregon_______________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

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County Benton City or town Corvallis_____________________________

Agency or department Gazette-Times Company.____________________________________________

Bureau _____________________________________________________________________________

Name of building __ G - T Building _____________________________________________________

(Street address)

Room or vault name or numbers News Room Files_________________________________________

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1. Name of item St. Rose’s Golden Jubilee.____________________________________

2. Title of record in which it appears Daily Gazette-Times_ ___________________________

3. Volume and page, file number, or other exact reference _______________ ___________________

______________Column 1 of the issues of_____________________________________________

4. Date or dates _________________18 March & 27 April 1933. _____________________________

5. Quantity of item 2 columns______________________________________________________

(Number of pages, etc.)

6. Nature of recording __________news print______________________________________________

7. Condition of writing, paper, binding ________good_______________________________________

8. Summary or description of the item _________Historical notes. Church dedicated in 1883 by______

Archbishop CHRISTIE. Father VAN LIN was priest in charge. Matt WILHELM one of the altar __

boys; Corvallis choir of St. Mary’s Church sang dedicatory Mass. Members were Mesdames_______

MILNER & ALBRECHT, sopranos; Misses Ellen & Josephine DUBRILLE, altos; Frank IRVINE,__

tenor; Joseph PERONI and E. A. MILNER basses; Miss Gertrude AVERY, organist. Miss AVERY_

and Mr. IRVINE were not Catholics but sang in St. Mary’s choir. They were afterward married and_

Mr. IRVINE became a noted journalist, being for years the Editor of the Oregon Journal.__________

Church built on ground purchased from Mr. WILHELM. Size, 50 x 80 feet; 18 foot ceiling;___

cost, $2,000._______________________________________________________________________

(See attached list of pastors)___________________________________________________

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(If additional space is needed, attach extra sheet or sheets)

 

 

29 March 1940

WPA FORM 18HR WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION

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SURVEY OF STATE AND LOCAL HISTORICAL RECORDS: 1936

Oregon HISTORICAL RECORDS SURVEY

(Name of State)

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CHURCH RECORDS FORM

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1. County Benton City or town Monroe _____________________

2. Name of church St. Rose’s Street Address _______________________

3. Denomination _____Roman Catholic Date organized 1877_________

4. Date of lapse, if now defunct _______________________________________________________

5. Information as to previous buildings A building was purchased in 1877 where they worshipped__

until the first church was built in 1883._______________________________________________

_______________________________________________________________________________

6. Date present building is dedicated 6 May 1883 Rebuilt ____________

7. Architecture, bells, inscriptions, special features of building ______________________________

_________________________Modest Frame Building.__________________________________

8. First settled clergyman Rev. G. B. VAN LIN Tenure _________________________________

present clergyman Rev. N. DEIS

Educational background ________________________________________________________

9. Minute books ___________________________________________________________________

(By years, volumes, file boxes, etc.)

________________________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________________________

10. Register book of baptisms, confirmations, marriages, members, deaths ______________________

________________________________________________________________________________

______________Kept by parish priest._________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________________________

(See reverse side) 16-5150

 

 

 

11. Record books of Sunday School or other organization _____________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

12. Financial records, if separate Kept by parish priest. _____________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

13. Unpublished historical sketches: (give author, title, date when written, and note if written in one of

the record books) __________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

14. Published histories or historical sketches or directories, etc.: (give author, title, place and date of

publication) _____________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

15. Other records, miscellaneous manuscript material, etc. _____________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

16. Indicate by check condition of records: Excellent ( ), good ( ), poor ( ), very poor ( ).

17. Other information, particularly as to the origins, history, and previous names of the church ________

__________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

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U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 16-5150

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The St. Rose Roman Catholic Church; Eugene Parish; 1877.
South end of Main St. Monroe, Benton Co.
 

Organized 1877. as a mission under the care of Corvallis until Eugene was created a

parish. The congregation purchased a building in 1877 and worshipped there until the present

structure was dedicated 29 April 1883 by Archbishop CHRISTIE. Architecture is American

type; a plain rectangular frame structure "50 by 80 ft," with tall steeple and bell; ordinary

windows. The first resident priest was Father F. VAN LIN, 1881-1888

Church minutes. records kept in Bishops’ office at Portland. Register (baptisms,

confirmations, marriages, members, deaths), before 1914 in possession of parish priest at

Eugene. Published histories or sketches I-R forms in Daily Gazette Times. 5 May, 1905,

18 March and 27 April 1933.


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