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La Florida, Santiago, Chile Genealogy

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

History[edit | edit source]

  • Of the several haciendas that existed on the lands of the current commune, the best known was the Hacienda de Lo Cañas.
  • On December 22, 1891, the municipality of Lo Cañas was created in the department of La Victoria.
  • The area was a town of peasants and medieros who were dedicated to cultivate and harvest the land from the beginning of the 19th century.
  • In 1934 the commune-subdelegation of Florida was reestablished.
  • Florida is a residential community and has been composed mainly of families of medium-high and high socioeconomic status.
  • The commune of La Florida has an approximate population of 364,000 people[1].

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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Parish Records[edit | edit source]

  • There are no records only of the commune of La Florida. See the records of the commune of Santiago.

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Localities[edit | edit source]

  • Avenida Trinidad
  • Canal Las Perdices
  • General Arriagada
  • La Alborada
  • La Florida Oriente
  • Lía Aguirre
  • Manutara
  • María Elena
  • O´Higgins
  • Pozo Arenero
  • Punta Arenas
  • San Jorge
  • San José de la Estrella
  • San Pedro
  • San Rafael
  • Santa Amalia
  • Santa Inés
  • Santa Julia
  • Santa Raquel
  • Sótero del Río
  • Walker Martínez

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia Collaborators, "La Florida (Chile)," In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, Visited 20 June 2017