San Rafael, Mendoza, Argentina Genealogy

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

History[edit | edit source]

  • The French engineer Julio Gerónimo Balloffet and his compatriot Rodolfo Iselin founded the town of a French colony.
  • Italian and Spanish immigration substantially supplemented the first population, also constituting two other agricultural colonies, one of each nationality and both near the "Fort of San Rafael del Diamante".
  • The French Colony, then Villa de San Rafael, was declared a city on October 7, 1922.
  • The department of San Rafael has a population of approximately 188,000 people. [1]

Parish Records[edit | edit source]

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Census Records[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

  • Cementerio Parque De La Fe en San Rafael
    Dirección: Av. 9 de Julio 116, 5600 San Rafael
  • Cementerio Villa Atuel
  • Cementerio Municipal de San Rafael

Districts[edit | edit source]

  • Cañada Seca
  • Cuadro Benegas
  • Cuadro Nacional
  • El Cerrito
  • El Nihuil
  • El Sosneado
  • Goudge
  • Jaime Prats
  • La Llave
  • Las Malvinas
  • Las Paredes
  • Monte Comán
  • Punta del Agua
  • Rama Caída
  • Real del Padre
  • San Rafael
  • Villa Atuel
  • Villa Veinticinco de Mayo

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia Collaborators, "Departamento San Rafael," In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, Visited December 4, 2017.