Escalante, Chubut, Argentina Genealogy

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Guide to Department of Escalante ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, church records, parish registers, and civil registration.

History[edit | edit source]

  • In 1898 several families of Welsh origin, residents of the Chubut valley, moved to the recently founded Colonia de Pastoril Sarmiento, where Argentine residents already resided.
  • In 1901 the port city was founded, giving it the name of Comodoro Rivadavia.
  • In 1902 the landing of the first South African settlers occurred.
  • The department of Escalante has a population of approximately 187,000 people. [1]

Parish Records[edit | edit source]

  • There are no records for the department of Escalante.

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

  • Cementerio Oeste
  • Crematorio SCPL
  • Cementerio de Escalante en ruinas

Municipalities[edit | edit source]

  • Comodoro Rivadavia
  • Rada Tilly

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia Collaborators, "Departamento Escalante," In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, Visited October 28, 2017.