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=== History ===
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The region of what is now Toa Baja belonged to the Taíno (indegnious people). Some of the families that settled in the region were the Marrero, Salgado, and Martínez, which came from the Canary Islands.  In 1905, the town was legally given status as an independent town. 
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The leprosy patients (called Hansen Disease) were confined in a leprosarium that was constructed during the end of the XIX century in Isla de Cabras (Goat’s Island), off the shore of Toa Baja.
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Its first settlers were families from Canary Islands, by the names of Marrero, Salgado and Martinez.
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The Plata River rose more than 11 feet on September 20, 2017 with (Hurricane Maria) causing major flooding to areas along the river.
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In 2010, the United States Census listed the population as 89,600.  <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Toa Baja, Puerto Rico," ''Wikipedia, The Free Encylopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toa_Baja,_Puerto_Rico#History, accessed 12/27/20.</ref>    <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Toa Baja, Puerto Rico
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Valleys of the Toa City," ''Wikipedia, The Free Encylopedia'', https://boricuaonline.com/en/toa-baja-puerto-rico/, accessed 12/27/20.</ref>
  
 
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*[http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/w2w/puerto_rico.htm '''Puerto Rico Birth, Death, Marriage Certificates''']
 
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1682798 Puerto Rico, Civil Registration, 1805-2001], index, '''incomplete'''
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1682798 Puerto Rico, Civil Registration, 1805-2001], index, incomplete  
*[https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9100 Puerto Rico, Civil Registrations, 1885-2001], index, '''incomplete'''
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*[https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9100 Puerto Rico, Civil Registrations, 1885-2001], index, incomplete
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index?owc=9PT7-6TL%3A131700901%3Fcc%3D1682798 Puerto Rico, Civil Registration, 1805-2001, Toa Baja], browse images
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index?owc=9PT7-6TL%3A131700901%3Fcc%3D1682798 Puerto Rico, Civil Registration, 1805-2001, Toa Baja], browse images
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*{{RecordSearch|1770964|Puerto Rico Births and Baptisms, 1938-1947}} — index
  
 
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===Census Records===
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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  [https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Puerto_Rico_Census Puerto Rico Census Page]
  
 
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===References===
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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 [[Puerto Rico Census#U.S. Federal population schedules and indexes|'''census links.''']]
 
  
 
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History[edit | edit source]

The region of what is now Toa Baja belonged to the Taíno (indegnious people). Some of the families that settled in the region were the Marrero, Salgado, and Martínez, which came from the Canary Islands. In 1905, the town was legally given status as an independent town.

The leprosy patients (called Hansen Disease) were confined in a leprosarium that was constructed during the end of the XIX century in Isla de Cabras (Goat’s Island), off the shore of Toa Baja.

Its first settlers were families from Canary Islands, by the names of Marrero, Salgado and Martinez.

The Plata River rose more than 11 feet on September 20, 2017 with (Hurricane Maria) causing major flooding to areas along the river.

In 2010, the United States Census listed the population as 89,600. [1] [2]

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]


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, "Toa Baja, Puerto Rico," Wikipedia, The Free Encylopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toa_Baja,_Puerto_Rico#History, accessed 12/27/20.
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Toa Baja, Puerto Rico Valleys of the Toa City," Wikipedia, The Free Encylopedia, https://boricuaonline.com/en/toa-baja-puerto-rico/, accessed 12/27/20.