St. Ansgarius

Street Address: 
Illinois and Franklin
Chicago, IL

Organized 1849 at Illinois and Franklin and later located at Sedgwick near North Avenue. The parish, founded by Gustov Unonius, a Swedish Lutheran that became a priest in the Episcopal Church, served a Swedish immigrant community. Effectively disbanded in 1920.

Original records, 1852-1900
Communicants list, c. 1875-1876
Day book, register, and communicants list, 1879-1880
Pastor’s diary with baptisms, marriages, deaths, and confirmations, 1882-1883
Minutes, 1858-1875
Parish register, 1867-1871
Baptisms, 1867-1877, 1887-1896
Burials, 1872-1877
Marriages, 1872-1879

Photos, articles and other material of historical interest

Available at the Swedish American Archives of Greater Chicago.

Records available on microfilm:

Membership records, 1867-1915

Ministerial acts, 1867-1880, 1922-1940

Infant baptisms, 1887-1896

Minutes, 1858-1940

Available at the Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center located at Augustana College.



1849 - 1920

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