Tecpán, Chimaltenango, Guatemala Genealogy

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

History[edit | edit source]

  • Tecpán was founded with the name of "Tecpam-Guatemala" by the Spanish conquistadors and the Tlaxcalteca and Cholulteca Indians who accompanied them on the site where the city of Iximché -the capital of K'akch'ikel- was located.
  • After the conquest of Guatemala in 1524, and became the first capital of Guatemala.
  • After the Independence of Central America in 1821, "Tecpam-Guatemala" was assigned to the Comalapa circuit.
  • The municipality of Tecpán has a population of approximately 60,000 people.[1].

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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Parish Records[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

  • Padrones, 1821 – Click on the link to see the records’ availability.

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

  • Cementerio Municipal de Tecpán


Localities[edit | edit source]

  • Agua Escondida
  • Asunción Manzanales
  • Caliaj
  • Caquixajay
  • Chajalajyá
  • Chicapir
  • Chichoy
  • Chijacinto
  • Chipococ
  • Chirijuyú
  • Chivarabal
  • Chuachalí
  • Chuaracanjay
  • Chuatzité
  • Chuatzunuj
  • Cruz de Santiago
  • Cruz Quemada
  • El Mirador Tew Juyú
  • El Tablón
  • El Tesoro
  • Flor de Paraxchaj
  • La Cumbre
  • La Loma
  • La Unión
  • Las Flores
  • Los Planes
  • Pacacay
  • Pacán
  • Pacayal
  • Pachalí
  • Pachichiac
  • Pacorral
  • Palamá
  • Paley
  • Palima
  • Pamanzana
  • Panabajal
  • Panabajal
  • Panimachavac
  • Panimacoc
  • Paquip
  • Paraxquín
  • Patiobolas
  • Paxorotot
  • Potrerillos
  • Pueblo Viejo
  • San Carlos
  • San José Chirijuyú
  • San Lorenzo Poromá
  • San Vicente Palamá
  • Santa Teresa
  • Tecpán Guatemala
  • Tzanabaj
  • Vía Nueva
  • Vista Bella
  • Vista Hermosa
  • Xecoxol
  • Xejaví
  • Xenimajuyú
  • Xepac
  • Xetonox
  • Xetzac
  • Xiquinjuyú
  • Zaculeu


References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia Collaborators, "Tecpán," In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tecp%C3%A1n . Visited 01 December 2017