Palencia, Guatemala, Guatemala Genealogy

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

History[edit | edit source]

  • Palencia was a hacienda during the colonial era. In 1624; Mathias de Palencia acquired the hacienda in 1624, and from that moment the town was called "Hacienda de Palencia".
  • The constitution decreed that Palencia had to be part of the northern circuit of Guatemala City.
  • The town of Palencia was formed on May 28, 1872.
  • The municipality of Palencia has a population of approximately 53,000 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 Palencia

Localities[edit | edit source]

  • Azaculpilla
  • Buena Vista
  • Dulce Nombre
  • El Fiscal
  • El Manzanote
  • El Paraíso
  • El Triunfo
  • La Concepción
  • Lo De Silva
  • Los Cubes
  • Los Mixcos
  • Los Planes
  • Los Tecomates
  • Plan Grande
  • Sanguayabá
  • Sansur

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia Collaborators, "Palencia (Guatemala)," In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palencia_(Guatemala). Visited 19 July 2017.