November 4, 2014

Genealogy Resources for Colima
Last Names of Nuevo Leon

These are the Genealogy Resources for Colima, Mexico that I have found. I hope that they can be of help to you in your genealogy research.

You can expect to find records going all the way back up until 1536. I know this since that is what I was able to find through my research.

Catholic Church Records

Civil Registration Records

Facebook Pages or Groups

  • Colima State Genealogy Group – This is our official Facebook group for Colima. Join today to network with other people researching ancestors in this state.

History of Colima

  • Colima –’s page about Colima

Information about Municipios of Colima

  • 10 Municipios – Page that contains a map of Colima and all of its municipios.

Colima Genealogy Forums

  • Gen Forum – Forum about Colima, you can respond or inquire by just registering.

Colima State and Church Archives

  • Archivo Historico del Estado de Colima –  This archive is proud to preserve documents from the beginning of the Colonial period in Mexico. 1536 is the earliest date recorded. It’s documented collections are based on a series of protocols that reach 1867.

Websites Focusing on Colima Genealogy Research

  • Guadalajara Dispensas – Lists of names extracted from matrimonial dispensations in the archives of the Catholic Diocese of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.

I am fully aware that there are more Genealogy Resources for Colima out there but this is a start. As I come across more Genealogy Resources for Colima I will be posting them on this page. Also if your favorite resource is not mentioned here please send me an email I would love to include it.

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Mexican Genealogy Resources by State

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About the author 

Moises Garza

I have doing my family genealogy since 1998. I am also the creator of this blog Mexican Genealogy, and my personal blog We Are Cousins. To always be up to date with both of these sites follow me on facebook. To contact me or book me for a presentation, buy my books, and or learn more about me visit my personal website at

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