San Juan Comalapa, Chimaltenango, Guatemala Genealogy

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

History[edit | edit source]

  • After the conquest of Guatemala was encomienda, but then became head of the parish of a doctrine of the Province of the Most Holy Name of Jesus of the Franciscan friars; this doctrine was in force until the monastic orders were required to surrender their provinces to the secular clergy in 1754.
  • After the independence of Central America in 1821, Comalapa became headquarters of the Circuit of the same name.
  • In 1839 it became part of the department of Chimaltenango.
  • It was dissolved in 1886, and it was restored again in 1895.
  • The municipality of San Juan Comalapa has a population of approximately 36,000.[1].

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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Parish Records[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

  • Cementerio Municipal de San Juan Comalapa

Localities[edit | edit source]

  • Cojoljuyu
  • Panabajal
  • Paquixic
  • Paraxaj
  • Patzaj
  • Simajuleu
  • Xenimaquin
  • Xiquin Sinai

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia Collaborators, "San Juan Comalapa," In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, . Visited 01 December 2017