Continuity mistake: When they jump in the pool, they drop the guitar. When they jump out their guitar is no longer in the pool.
Continuity mistake: Miguel is thrown into the pit and lands in water, being completely submerged. But a couple minutes later when Hector mentions Coco, Miguel pulls the family picture out of his pocket, and the picture is totally dry and showing no effects of being submerged.
Continuity mistake: When Mama Imelda is singing on the stage and in the shot where she runs towards Miguel and Héctor, you can see several security guards on the stage attempting to apprehend her. However in the next shot that shows Ernesto grabbing her hand, there are no security guards visible. Three of them reappear briefly (the shot lasts about a second but you can see them) but they disappear for the rest of the scene. (01:23:05)
Continuity mistake: When Miguel is using a bottle to make some music the fruits in the background change between shots.
Continuity mistake: When Hector confront Ernesto just before he gives Miguel his blessing, he peels off the Frida disguise. But his beard on his chin is missing. It shows up in the next scene. (01:04:23)
Answer: The aunts may not actually know. Because his ancestor hated him so much, she may have talked about him very little in both the real world and the afterlife.