San Andrés Sajcabajá, Quiché, Guatemala Genealogy

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Guide to Municipality of San Andrés Sajcabajá ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, church records, parish registers, and civil registration.

History[edit | edit source]

  • In colonial times it was part of the doctrine of the Dominican friars in Sacapulas.
  • With the Independence of Central America in 1821 it was established as part of the district of Quiché of the department of Sololá Suchitepéquez.
  • The department of Quiché was created after 1871, to which San Andrés Sajcabajá has belonged since then.
  • The municipality suffered the consequences of the Civil War of Guatemala (1960-1996).
  • The municipality of San Andrés Sajcabajá has a population of approximately 20,000 people[1]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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Parish Records[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

  • There are no records for only the municipality of San Andrés Sajcabajá. See the records of neighboring municipalities.

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

  • Cementerio Municipal de San Andrés Sajcabajá
  • Cementerio Párcelas
  • Cementerio Chinantón

Localities[edit | edit source]

  • Chinantón
  • Chinillá
  • Las Casas
  • Lilillá

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia Collaborators, "San Andrés Sajcabajá," In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Andr%C3%A9s_Sajcabaj%C3%A1. Visited 31 August 2017.