Spotlight on NEPGS Digital Church Collection
Today we feature the “Mother Church” in Wyoming Valley, Saint Mary’s of the Immaculate Conception, Wilkes-Barre. The NEPGS Digital Collection of church Sacramental Records contains 27 folders with registers beginning in 1845 up to 1948. Registers included are Baptism, First Holy Communion, Confirmation, Marriage, and Death.
Important to note* Death records begin in 1920. Also, in the early years, Catholics traveled fairly long distances to have their children baptized at St. Mary’s.