Central America Guatemala
|Guatemala Wiki Topics|
|Local Research Resources|
Guide to Guatemala ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
Getting Started with Guatemala Research
Links to articles on getting started with Guatemala research.
Guatemala Research Tools
Links to articles and websites that assist in Guatemala research.
Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Guatemala. Click on a department in the map for instructions and links to records for the department. By hovering over the number, you can verify the name of the department.
Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Guatemala. Click on a place below to go to the corresponding Wiki article listing more information.
The largest jurisdictions in Guatemala are called 'Departments' (departamentos). These are analogous to States or Provinces in other countries. There are 22 Departments of Guatemala.
Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.
- Facebook Communities - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
- Learning Center - Online genealogy courses
- Historical Records
- Family History Center locator map
- Wikipedia contributors, "Guatemala," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guatemala, accessed 29 April 2016.