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St. Martin

Date Founded: 1858

Status: Suppressed, 1914

County: Madison

Church Location: 460 S. Prairie St., Bethalto, Illinois. Destroyed by fire.

Notes: Mass was first said in 1858 in a small frame house owned by the Madison Coal Company, located two miles north of town. A church was dedicated in May 1861, but it was destroyed by fire in 1914. Due to the lack of church members, the parish closed.

Records Available in Diocesan Archives for Genealogy Research:  

  • Baptisms: 1878-1918
  • Marriages: 1880-1896
  • Deaths: none
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