Volume 4: Outside United States
Mexico: MX-3

Iglesia Católica. Arquidiócesis de Hermosillo
Catholic Church. Archdiocese of Hermosillo
Boulevard Hidalgo 65 Col. Centenario
C.P. 83260 Hermosillo, Sonora, México

Teléfono: 521-66-2213-1327


History: The Diocese of Sonora was erected for Sonora, Alto California, and Baja California from territory in the Diocese of Durango (now Archdiocese of Durango), 1779. Later, the Sonora Diocese was renamed the Diocese of Hermosillo and elevated to the Archdiocese of Hermosillo. Hermosillo and its predecessors administered these Native American missions in present-day Arizona and California:

1692-present (Hermosillo, 1779-1859)  

San Xavier del Bac Mission (Tohono O’odham, Yaqui, Yuma), Tucson, Arizona

1769-present (Hermosillo, 1779-1840)

San Diego de Alcalá Mission (Campo), San Diego, California

1770-present (Hermosillo, 1779-1840)

San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission (Esselen, Ohlone), Carmel, California

1771-1843 (no longer Native) (Hermosillo, 1779-1840)

San Gabriel Arcángel Mission (Gabrielino, Serrano), San Gabriel, California

1771-1882 (closed) (Hermosillo, 1779-1840)

San Antonio de Padua Mission (Chumash, Yokuts), Jolon, California

1781-ca. 1850s (no longer Native) (Hermosillo, 1779-1840)

Our Lady Queen of Angels/ La Placita Church/ Iglesia Nuestra Señora Reina de los Angeles Mission (Chumash, Mestizos), Los Angeles, California

1772-1860s (no longer Native) (Hermosillo, 1779-1840)

San Luis Obispo de Tolosa Mission (Chumash, Yokuts), San Luis Obispo, California

1775-1834, 1845 (few Natives remained) (Hermosillo, 1779-1840) 

San Juan Capistrano Mission (Aguas Calientes, Juaneño), San Juan Capistrano, California

1776-1840 (Hermosillo, 1779-1840) 

San Francisco de Asís [Dolores] Mission (Ohlone, Wintun), San Francisco, California

1777-1840 (Hermosillo, 1779-1840) 

Santa Clara de Asís Mission (Miwok, Ohlone), Santa Clara, California

1782-1840 (Hermosillo, 1782-1840) 

San Buenaventura Mission (Chumash), Ventura, California

1786-1840 (Hermosillo, 1786-1840) 

Santa Bárbara Mission (Chumash), Santa Barbara, California

1787-1840 (Hermosillo, 1787-1840)

La Purísima Concepción de Maria Santisima Mission (Chumash), Lompoc, California

1791-1834 (closed) (Hermosillo, 1791-1840)

Santa Cruz Mission (Chumash, Ohlone), Santa Cruz, California

1791-ca. 1900 (no longer Native) (Hermosillo, 1791-1840)

Nuestra Señora de la Soledad Mission (Ohlone), Soledad, California

1797-1834 (no longer Native) (Hermosillo, 1797-1840) 

San Fernando Rey de España Mission (Gabrielino), Mission Hills, California

1797-ca. 1900 (no longer Native) (Hermosillo, 1797-1840) 

San Miguel Arcángel Mission (Yokuts), San Miguel, California

1797-ca. 1900 (no longer Native) (Hermosillo, 1797-1840)

San Juan Bautista Mission (Miwok, Ohlone, Yokuts), San Juan Baustista, California

1797-1840 (Hermosillo, 1779-1840) 

St. Joseph Church/ San José de Guadalupe Mission (Miwok, Ohlone, Yokuts), Fremont, California

1798-1840 (Hermosillo, 1798-1840)

San Luis Rey de Francia Mission (Aguas Calientes), Oceanside, California

1804-1840 (Hermosillo, 1804-1840) 

Santa Inés Mission (Chumash), Solvang, California

1816- present (Hermosillo, 1816-1840)

San Antonio de Pala Mission (Cahuilla, Campo, Cupeño), Pala, California

1817-ca. 1900 (no longer Native) (Hermosillo, 1817-1840)

San Rafael Arcángel Mission (Miwok, Pomo, Wintun), San Rafael, California

1818-present (Hermosillo, 1818-1840)

Santa Ysabel Mission/ Asistencia (Campo), Santa Ysabel, California

1823-1840 (Hermosillo, 1823-1840)

Las Flores Asistencia (Aguas Calientes), San Diego County, California

1823-1881 (closed) (Hermosillo, 1823-1840)

San Francisco de Solano Mission (Miwok, Pomo, Wintun, Yuki), Sonoma, California


Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans in the United States: Unknown.


Unless otherwise noted, the repository on this page holds (or held) the records described here and they are not held at the Marquette University Archives.