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== Featured Content  ==
  
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''See FamilySearch Tutorials on [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Latin%20America%22 Latin American Research.]''
  
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*A [http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/LatinAmerica/PuertoRico.pdf research outline for Puerto Rico] is available from Brigham Young University to aid in your research.
*5,000 documents revealing court disputes in Puerto Rico are being scanned by the University of Connecticut's Thomas J. Dodd Research Center. The documents were acquired in 2000. Scanning began in June 2011 thanks to a $15,000 grant from the Center for Research Libraries. They plan to make all the documents available by May 2012. The documents date from 1844 forward and provide information about court disputes related to slaves, land and livestock.
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*Listing of all [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=5931730 records collections for Puerto Rico] available on FamilySearch.org
  
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*[[Puerto Rico Civil Registration Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Puerto Rico Civil Registration Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Puerto Rico Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Puerto Rico Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Puerto Rico, Records of Foreign Residents (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
  
 
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== Jurisdictions ==
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Puerto Rico is a territory of the US with commonwealth status. There are no first-order administrative divisions as defined by the US Government, but there are 78 municipalities (municipios) at the second order.<br>  
 
Puerto Rico is a territory of the US with commonwealth status. There are no first-order administrative divisions as defined by the US Government, but there are 78 municipalities (municipios) at the second order.<br>  
  
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*Adjuntas  
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*Aguada  
*Aguada
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*Aguadilla  
*Aguadilla
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*Aguas  
*Aguas
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*Aibonito  
*Aibonito
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*Anasco  
*Anasco
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*Arecibo  
*Arecibo
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*Arroyo  
*Arroyo
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*Barceloneta  
*Barceloneta
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*Barranquitas  
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*Bayamon  
*Bayamon
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*Cabo Rojo  
*Cabo Rojo
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*Caguas  
*Caguas
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*Camuy  
*Camuy
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*Canovanas  
*Canovanas
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*Carolina  
*Carolina
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*Catano  
*Catano
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*Cayey  
*Cayey
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*Ceiba  
*Ceiba
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*Ciales  
*Ciales
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*Cidra  
*Cidra
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*Coamo  
*Coamo
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*Comerio  
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*Corozal  
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*Culebra  
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*Dorado
 
*Dorado
  
 
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*Fajardo
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*Florida
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*Florida  
*Guanica
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*Guanica  
*Guayama
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*Guayama  
*Guayanilla
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*Guayanilla  
*Guaynabo
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*Guaynabo  
*Gurabo
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*Gurabo  
*Hatillo
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*Hatillo  
*Hormigueros
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*Hormigueros  
*Humacao
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*Humacao  
*Isabela
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*Jayuya
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*Juana Diaz
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*Juncos
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*Lajas
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*Lares
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*Lares  
 
*Las Marias  
 
*Las Marias  
 
*Las Piedras  
 
*Las Piedras  
 
*Loiza  
 
*Loiza  
 
*Luquillo  
 
*Luquillo  
*Manati
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*Manati  
*Maricao
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*Maricao  
 
*Maunabo  
 
*Maunabo  
 
*Mayaguez  
 
*Mayaguez  
 
*Moca  
 
*Moca  
*Morovis  
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*Naguabo
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*Naranjito
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*Patillas  
 
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*Penuelas
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*Ponce  
 
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*Quebradillas
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*Rio Grande  
 
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*Sabana Grande  
 
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*San Sebastian  
 
*Santa Isabel  
 
*Santa Isabel  
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*Toa Baja  
 
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*Trujillo Alto
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*Utuado  
 
*Utuado  
*Vega Alta
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*Vieques
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*Villalba
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*Villalba  
 
*Yabucoa  
 
*Yabucoa  
*Yauco  
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*[[National Archives Northeast Region (New York City)]]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~prwgw/index.html Puerto Rico GenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~prwgw/index.html Puerto Rico GenWeb]  
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*[http://www.candoo.com/genresources/ Puerto Rico Genealogical Resources]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~prhgs/archives.htm Puerto Rican Hispanic Genealogical Society]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~prhgs/archives.htm Puerto Rican Hispanic Genealogical Society]  
 
*[http://www.prroots.com/ PRROOTS.com – Hispanic Genealogical Society]
 
*[http://www.prroots.com/ PRROOTS.com – Hispanic Genealogical Society]
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*5,000 documents revealing court disputes in Puerto Rico are being scanned by the University of Connecticut's Thomas J. Dodd Research Center. The documents were acquired in 2000. Scanning began in June 2011 thanks to a $15,000 grant from the Center for Research Libraries. They plan to make all the documents available by May 2012. The documents date from 1844 forward and provide information about court disputes related to slaves, land and livestock.
  
 
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Featured Content

See FamilySearch Tutorials on Latin American Research.

Research Tools

Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:

Jurisdictions

Puerto Rico is a territory of the US with commonwealth status. There are no first-order administrative divisions as defined by the US Government, but there are 78 municipalities (municipios) at the second order.


  • Adjuntas
  • Aguada
  • Aguadilla
  • Aguas
  • Aibonito
  • Anasco
  • Arecibo
  • Arroyo
  • Barceloneta
  • Barranquitas
  • Bayamon
  • Cabo Rojo
  • Caguas
  • Camuy
  • Canovanas
  • Carolina
  • Catano
  • Cayey
  • Ceiba
  • Ciales
  • Cidra
  • Coamo
  • Comerio
  • Corozal
  • Culebra
  • Dorado
  • Fajardo
  • Florida
  • Guanica
  • Guayama
  • Guayanilla
  • Guaynabo
  • Gurabo
  • Hatillo
  • Hormigueros
  • Humacao
  • Isabela
  • Jayuya
  • Juana Diaz
  • Juncos
  • Lajas
  • Lares
  • Las Marias
  • Las Piedras
  • Loiza
  • Luquillo
  • Manati
  • Maricao
  • Maunabo
  • Mayaguez
  • Moca
  • Morovis
  • Naguabo
  • Naranjito
  • Orocovis
  • Patillas
  • Penuelas
  • Ponce
  • Quebradillas
  • Rincon
  • Rio Grande
  • Sabana Grande
  • Salinas
  • San German
  • San Juan
  • San Lorenzo
  • San Sebastian
  • Santa Isabel
  • Toa Alta
  • Toa Baja
  • Trujillo Alto
  • Utuado
  • Vega Alta
  • Vega Baja
  • Vieques
  • Villalba
  • Yabucoa
  • Yauco

Major Repositories

Website

Did You Know?

  • 5,000 documents revealing court disputes in Puerto Rico are being scanned by the University of Connecticut's Thomas J. Dodd Research Center. The documents were acquired in 2000. Scanning began in June 2011 thanks to a $15,000 grant from the Center for Research Libraries. They plan to make all the documents available by May 2012. The documents date from 1844 forward and provide information about court disputes related to slaves, land and livestock.

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