Arica, Arica, Chile Genealogy
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Guide to Commune of Arica ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, church records, parish registers, and civil registration.
History[edit | edit source]
- The Spanish occupied the area for the first time in 1536.
- In 1823 Arica was designated as a province, and belonged to the Department of Arequipa.
- In 1879, the port of Arica was the scene of the naval battle of Arica and the battle of Arica.
- Because of the Treaty of Ancon, the city formally passed to the Chilean administration, belonging to the province of Arica of Chile.
- On October 21, 2006, the Region of Arica and Parinacota was created.
- The commune of Arica has a population of approximately 211,000 people.
Civil Registration[edit | edit source]
- Registros civiles, 1885-1932 – Click on the link to see the records’ availability.
Parish Records[edit | edit source]
- Registros parroquiales, 1786-1907 – Click on the link to see the records’ availability.
- Chile, Marriages, 1579-1930 - in MyHeritage ($)
- Chile, Baptisms, 1585-1932 - in MyHeritage ($)
Cemeteries[edit | edit source]
- Cementerio Municipal de Arica
- Cementerio de San Miguel de Azapa
Localities[edit | edit source]
- Villa Frontera
- San Miguel de Azapa
- Las Maitas
- Caleta Vítor
References[edit | edit source]
- Wikipedia Collaborators, "Arica," In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arica. Visited 1 May 2017