Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico Genealogy

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

Municipality of Trujillo Alto
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History[edit | edit source]

The area was origianally part of the Taino people, who were the indigenous people of that time period. Trujillo Alto was founded on January 8, 1801.

In 1844, the was an epidemic of cholera, which significantly decreased the population.

In 1902, the Legislative Assembly of Puerto Rico approved a law for the consolidation of certain municipalities. As a result, Trujillo Alto was incorporated into the town of Carolina. However, in 1905 a new law revoked the previous one, turning Trujillo Alto into an independent municipality again.

Hurricane Maria on September 20, 2017 triggered numerous landslides in Trujillo Alto with the significant amount of rainfall. [1]

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Census Records[edit | edit source]

Search the 1910, 1920, 1930, and 1940 census records for information about your Puerto Rican ancestors who were there during that time period. Click here to go to the Puerto Rico Census Page

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico," Wikipedia, The Free Encylopedia,,_Puerto_Rico#History , accessed 12/27/20.