Canela, Choapa, Chile Genealogy

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

History[edit | edit source]

  • Originally, Canela was a site of gold laundries, owned by indigenous groups.
  • The Spaniards arrived on the earth in the middle of the 16th century, and the land passed through many changes of owners until 1826, when the boundaries of the territory were formed.
  • The commune was formed on December 22, 1891, establishing the municipio in 1894.
  • From 1927 to 1988 the name of the commune changed to Mincha. The administrative reform that changed the name of the commune also annexed the territories of Tunga Sur, Mincha Sur and Huentelauquén.
  • The commune of Canela has a population of approximately 9,200 people.[1].


Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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Parish Records[edit | edit source]


Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

  • Municipal Cemetery of Canela Baja
  • North Mincha Cemetery


Localities[edit | edit source]

  • Agua Fría
  • Atelcura
  • Canela Alta
  • Canela Baja
  • Chilcal
  • Coligüe
  • Espíritu Santo
  • Huentelauquén Norte
  • Huentelauquén Sur
  • Las Palmas
  • Los Pozos
  • Mincha
  • Puerto Oscuro
  • Quelón

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia Collaborators, "Canela," In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canela_(Chile) . Visited 18 November 2017