Genealogy Resources for Colima

Genealogy Resources for Colima

These are the genealogical resources that I ahve found about Colima, Mexico. 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

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 it’s 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 farchive is proud to preserve documents from the beginning of the Colonial period in Mexico. 1536 is the earliest date recorded. It’s document collections are based on a series of protocols that reach 1867.

Websites Focusing on Colima Genealogy Research

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

I am fully aware that there are more resources out there but this is a start. As I come across more of them 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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