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Hormigueros, Puerto Rico Genealogy

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Guide to Municipality of Hormigueros family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Municipality of Hormigueros

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History[edit | edit source]

In 1692, the town of Hormigueros was first established, first as a village of Mayagüez. San Germán is also known as the founding city of towns, including Hormigueros. From 1863 to 1873, residents of the area started petitioning for the area to be declared an independent town. In 1874, it was finally granted independence from San Germán. Source: Wikipedia

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

More recent records are protected by privacy laws. However, close relatives can request them for genealogy.

Online Records[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Until the church records of this municipality are digitized and published online, write to the local Catholic Church for records prior to 1876. To find the address of the local parish, consult the Catholic Directory. For help with writing your letter or e-mail, use the Letter Writing Guide for Genealogy. If it seems that the priest would prefer to correspond in Spanish, use the Spanish Letter Writing Guide.

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Be sure to search the 1910, 1920, 1930, and 1940 census records for information about your Puerto Rican ancestors you were there during that time period. For links to census records, see census links.