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St. Bernard

Date Founded: 1849

Status: Suppressed, 1958

County: Sangamon

Notes: In 1849, the first church was built. In 1865, the church was sold to a local family and the second church was built in 1866. On March 21, 1958, the Bishop granted permission to close the parish. The church was torn down that same month.

Records Available in Diocesan Archives for Genealogy Research: 

  • Baptisms: 1869-1881
  • Marriages: 1878-1879
  • Deaths: 1879-1899
  • Notes: See Virden, St. Catherine; Springfield, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and Auburn, St. Benedict for additional records. 
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