San Benito, Petén, Guatemala Genealogy

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

History[edit | edit source]

  • The region currently occupied by San Benito was populated as a result of the immigration of the Itza from northern Yucatan in the year 1420,
  • Its conquest resulted in the widespread depopulation of the main places including the Kingdom Capital.
  • The repopulation of the region required recourse to the friendly invitation and offer of facilities to ladino and mestizo families from Campeche, Yucatan and Guatemala.
  • It was restored as a municipality on January 26, 1873.
  • The municipality of San Benito has a population of approximately 57,000 people[1]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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  • There are no records only for the municipality of San Benito. See the records of neighboring municipalities.

Parish Records[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

  • There are no records for only the municipality of San Benito. See the records of neighboring municipalities.

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

  • Cementerio Municipal de San Benito

Localities[edit | edit source]

  • La Cobanerita
  • San Antonio

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia Collaborators, "San Benito (Petén)," In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Benito_(Pet%C3%A9n). Visited 24 August 2017.