Amatitlán, Guatemala, Guatemala Genealogy

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Guatemala
Guatemala Department
Municipality of Amatitlán

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

History

  • When the Spanish conquered the Guatemalan territory, Amatitlán was an important poqomam settlement.
  • Amatitlán was one of the original municipalities of the State of Guatemala that was founded in 1825.
  • On November 6, 1839, it was decreed that Amatitlán form an independent district.
  • According to the decree of the Executive of May 8, 1866, the district changed its name and its category amounted to department, so it became the department of Amatitlán.
  • By decree in 1935, the department of Amatitlán was abolished and it was changed to municipality.
  • The municipality of Amatitlán has a population of approximately 125,000 people[1]

Civil Registration

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Parish Records

Census Records

Cemeteries

  • Cementerio General de Amatitlán

Localities

  • Agua De Las Minas
  • Calderas
  • El Cerrito
  • El Durazno
  • El Pepinal
  • Ingenio De Anis
  • Laguna Seca
  • Las Trojes
  • Llano De Animas
  • Loma Larga
  • Los Humitos
  • Mesillas Bajas
  • San Carlos
  • San José Calderas
  • Tacatón

References

  1. Wikipedia Collaborators, "Amatitlán (Guatemala)," In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amatitl%C3%A1n_(Guatemala). Visited 17 July 2017.