Nesbitt Memorial Library
Church Records

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Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Frelsburg (established 1844): Records of baptisms 1847-1857, confirmations 1848, 1850, marriages 1847-1879, burials 1847-1881, with indexes and transcriptions by Marilyn Hrncir.  Cemetery Info

First United Methodist Church, Columbus (established 1845): Records of baptisms, marriages, and burials, plus membership rolls and quarterly conference reports, 1895-1999.

Luther Chapel, Columbus (established 1854): Records of baptisms 1855-1871, marriages 1853-1871, deaths 1855-1875, and confirmations 1857-1869, plus membership lists and other records.

Trinity Lutheran Church, Frelsburg (established 1855): Records of baptisms 1841-1963, burials 1889-1964, communions 1894-1964, marriages 1896-1963, and confirmations 1901-1964; minutes of the congregation 1862-1968; minutes of the church council 1855-1893; financial records 1855-1947. Cemetery Info

St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Ross Prairie (established 1855): Records of baptisms 1855-1963, confirmations 1852-1963, marriages 1861-1963, burials 1861-1963.

St. John's Episcopal Church, Columbus (established 1856): Records of baptisms 1874-1982, confirmations 1875-1987, marriages 1876-1988, burials 1875-1973, plus lists of members and other records; assorted administrative records and bulletins, 1928-1986.

St. Roch Catholic Church, Mentz (established 1857): Records of baptisms 1860-1899, burials 1862-1938, and marriages 1860-1900, with indexes by Arliss Treybig.  Cemetery Info

United Methodist Church of Eagle Lake (established 1872): Records of baptisms and marriages, plus membership rolls 1873-1950.

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Nada (established 1882): Records of baptisms 1901-1986, deaths 1901-1989, marriages 1901-1946.

St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Columbus (established 1919): Lists of pastors, church council members, and congregation members, plus records of communions, baptisms, confirmations, marriages, and funerals from 1919-1990.

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Updated: November 30, 2009