Santa María Ixhuatán, Santa Rosa, Guatemala Genealogy

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

History[edit | edit source]

  • The town of Santa María Ixhuatán was founded by the Spanish conquerors in the colonial era; the original name was Todos los Santos Isguatán.
  • In 1848 the Mita region was segregated from the department of Chiquimula, converted into a department and divided into three districts. The district of Santa Rosa included Santa María Ixhuatán - called then Isguatán.
  • Ixhuatán appeared as a municipality of the department of Santa Rosa in the Constitutive Law of Guatemala of 1879.
  • The municipality of Santa María Ixhuatán has a population of approximately 19,000 people[1]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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Parish Records[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

  • Cementerio Municipal de Santa María Ixhuatán
  • Cementerio El Irayol
  • Cementerio Santa Anita
  • Cementerio El Zapote
  • Cementerio La Gloria

Localities[edit | edit source]

  • Cerro Chato
  • Chuchuapa
  • El Camalote
  • El Corozal
  • El Cuje
  • El Irayol
  • El Manacal
  • El Pital
  • El Platanar
  • El Zapote
  • Estanzuelas
  • La Esperanza
  • La Fila
  • La Gloria
  • La Laguna
  • La Laguneta
  • Llano Grande
  • Los Achiotes
  • Los Hatillos
  • Media Legua
  • Nuevo Pineda
  • San Antonio
  • San Francisco La Consulta
  • San José Pineda
  • San Pedro
  • Santa Anita
  • Santa Bárbara
  • Tierra Blanquita

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia Collaborators, "Santa María Ixhuatán," In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santa_Mar%C3%ADa_Ixhuat%C3%A1n. Visited 20 September 2017.