Guazacapán, Santa Rosa, Guatemala Genealogy

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

History[edit | edit source]

  • Guazacapán turned out to be one of the original municipalities of the State of Guatemala.
  • On February 25, 1848 the Mita region of the department of Chiquimula was segregated, it became a department and was divided into three districts: Jutiapa, Santa Rosa and Jalapa.
  • Four years later, due to a decree of May 8, 1852, it was decided to create the department of Santa Rosa.
  • The municipality of Guazacapán has a population of approximately 14,000 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 Guazacapan

Localities[edit | edit source]

  • El Astillero
  • El Barro
  • Los Chichipates
  • Los Chivos
  • Los Platanares
  • Platanares
  • Poza de Agua

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia Collaborators, "Guazacapán," In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, Visited 19 September 2017.

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