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..
Civil Registration[edit | edit source]
- Registros civiles, 1838-1931 -Click on the link to see the records’ availability.
Parish Records[edit | edit source]
- Registros parroquiales, 1771-1938 - Click on the link to see the records’ availability.
- Registros parroquiales, 1882-1902 - Click on the link to see the records’ availability.
Census Records[edit | edit source]
- Padrones de Guatemala : Comalapa – Click on the link to see the records’ availability.
Cemeteries[edit | edit source]
- Cementerio Municipal de San Juan Comalapa
Localities[edit | edit source]
- Xiquin Sinai
References[edit | edit source]
- Wikipedia Collaborators, "San Juan Comalapa," In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Juan_Comalapa . Visited 01 December 2017