San Juan Tecuaco, Santa Rosa, Guatemala Genealogy

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

History[edit | edit source]

  • The municipality of San Juan Tecuaco was founded around 1800 by the Xincas, an indigenous tribe to the area.
  • San Juan Tecuaco municipality (San Juan: in honor a San Juan Evangelista) is located in the southeast region of Guatemala, in the department of Santa Rosa.
  • Within 82 square km it is surrounded to the west and south by Chiquimulilla; to the east by Oratorio and Pasaco; and, to the north by Santa Maria Ixhuatan.
  • The Democratic local government is comprised of a Major, (Alcalde) a vice, and three councilors.
  • The fairs (feria) Bailes, Misa, and Jaripeos, starts on January 23 and ends on January 27 in honor of San Juan Evangelista.
  • The Department of Santa Rosa has an approximate population of 301,370 (Census 2002). [1]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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Parish Records[edit | edit source]

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

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

  • Cementerio Municipal de San Juan Tecuaco

Localities[edit | edit source]

  • Ijorga
  • Joya Grande
  • La Cumbre
  • San Luis
  • Santa Clara

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia Collaborators, "San Juan Tecuaco," In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, Visitado el 18 de enero, 2018. Visited 18 June 2018.