Santa Cruz del Quiché, Quiché, Guatemala Genealogy

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Guide to Municipality of Santa Cruz del Quiché ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, church records, parish registers, and civil registration.

History[edit | edit source]

  • With the Independence of Central America was one of the original municipalities of the department of Sololá.
  • 1838 was integrated as part of the State of Los Altos.
  • This was reincorporated to the State of Guatemala in 1840.
  • Since August 12, 1872, the town of Santa Cruz Quiché has been the head of the newly created department of Quiché.
  • During the Civil War of Guatemala, especially in the 1980s, it was used by the Guatemalan Army as a base of operations to combat the Guerrilla Army of the Poor.
  • The municipality of Santa Cruz de Quiché has a population of approximately 91,000 people[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 muncipal #1 de Santa Cruz de Quiché
  • Cementerio muncipal #2 de Santa Cruz de Quiché;
  • There are 26 cemeteries in villages and hamlets

Localities[edit | edit source]

  • Chajbal
  • Chitatul
  • El Carmen Chitatul
  • La Estancia
  • San Sebastian Lemoa
  • Santa Rosa
  • Santa Rosa Chujuyub

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia Collaborators, "Santa Cruz del Quiché," In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santa_Cruz_del_Quich%C3%A9. Visited 6 September 2017.