St. Matthew maintains historical records dating back to 1869, although the church was formally organized in 1874. It is believed that some records were lost in the fire of 1918.
If you are researching your family’s history and would like one of our volunteers to assist you in obtaining genealogical information, please contact the church office (630.257.5000). We would be happy to discuss the details with you and help further your search.
If you are interested in finding out more about Lemont’s history, please contact or visit the Lemont Area Historical Society situated directly across the street from St. Matthew at 306 Lemont Street.