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Puerto Rico Research Tips and Strategies

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Puerto Rico Research Tips[edit | edit source]

Church Records.    To find ancestors living in Puerto Rico since the discovery of the Island, search Catholic parish records for baptisms, marriages and deaths. Puerto Rico Catholic Church Records 1645 to 1969

Census Records.   To find ancestors living in Puerto Rico in 1910, 1920, and 1930 search the US Census online databases as if you were searching in an American state.

Civil Registrations.   Births, marriages and death indexes.  Puerto Rico Civil Registrations 1805-2001