Title: Father Crockett of Grand Ronde: Adrien-Joseph Croquet 1818-1902, Oregon Indian Missionary 1860-1898
Author: Fr. Martinus Cawley
Description: Card covers. Covers show very faint soiling; slight corner wear. Interior is clean and unmarked. Includes bibliography. viii, 38 pages. 10.9 x 8.4 inches.
A collection of biographical stories from the career of Father Adrien Croquet (1818-1902), aka Fr. Crockett, a Belgian Catholic missionary who arrived in Oregon in 1859. He was well known in the Willamette Valley and along the Oregon coast (Tillamook, Coos Bay) and served as the principal Catholic missionary on the Grand Ronde Reservation, and, after 1879, he was also permitted to minister to the Siletz people.
The author, Fr. Martinus Cawley (1934-2019), was born in Australia and entered the Guadalupe Abbey in Carlton, Oregon in 1952. Among his other works, he wrote a history of the St. James Parish in McMinnville and a history of Trappists living in Linn County from 1904 to 1914.
Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good+
Publisher: [published by author]
Place: Trappist Abbey, Lafayette, OR
Keywords: history, Catholic, Indian mission, missionaries, Oregon, Polk County, Yamhill County, Adrien Croquet, Grand Ronde Reservation, pioneer, Willamette Valley,
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