(LCMS—Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)

Genealogical Data

The following indexes from this congregation have been provided to StLGS by the church:

Baptisms from 1858 to 1982

Confirmations from 1858 to 1982

Marriages from 1858 to 1982

Deaths from 1858 to 1982


StLGS is following state guidelines for privacy wherever possible. Births/baptisms online must be at least one hundred years old; confirmations eighty-six years old; marriages forty-five years old; and deaths fifty years old. Additional indexed data from these records may be available; please come to the StLGS office to view it. As privacy limits permit, society volunteers will post additional data online.

Please note: There are hundreds of sets of member cards from this congregation that we are not putting online due to privacy concerns. These cards contain detailed genealogical information about some of the members of this church from the 1850s through the 1980s. If you think you may have family members from Holy Cross during this time period, please contact or come to the office to ask to view cards of interest.

In addition to the above, information about the early baptisms and deaths from this church was first published in the 1988 St. Louis Genealogical Society Quarterly volume 21, number 4, pages 110–114 and volume 22, number 1, pages 7–10.

The following information from those articles is available:

Baptisms from 1858–1871

Deaths recorded from 1859–1910


Established in 1858.

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Photo by Karl Bloomberg © 2015
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Originally called Die Kirche zum Heiligen Kreuz [The Church of the Holy Cross], the congregation held services in the Concordia Seminary Chapel until their building was completed in 1867. Church renovations occurred in 1889 and 1896. They established a parochial school in 1914.

Address: 2650 Miami Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri 63118

Telephone: 314-772-8633

Website: Holy Cross Lutheran

GPS: (Latitude, Longitude): 38.589904, -90.228052 View Map

There was one cemetery connected to this congregation, Holy Cross Lutheran Cemetery. Those bodies have been moved to Concordia Cemetery.

Access Holy Cross Lutheran Cemetery here.

Last Modified: 05-Jan-2023 09:27