Puerto Rico Census

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The Treaty of Paris (1898) ceded Puerto Rico to the United States (from Spain). Only U.S. Military and Naval Forces were included in the 1900 census of Puerto Rico. However, civilians have been included ever since then.  
 
The Treaty of Paris (1898) ceded Puerto Rico to the United States (from Spain). Only U.S. Military and Naval Forces were included in the 1900 census of Puerto Rico. However, civilians have been included ever since then.  
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[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1325221 FamilySearch Record Search] has a free Internet census indexes and images to the 1900 census for U.S. armed forces in Puerto Rico. The index shows every name listed on the census and is also linked to [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;c=1325221;t=browsable;w=0 census images] including information about each person’s residence, age, birthplace, occupation, other family members, and neighbors.  
 
[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1325221 FamilySearch Record Search] has a free Internet census indexes and images to the 1900 census for U.S. armed forces in Puerto Rico. The index shows every name listed on the census and is also linked to [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;c=1325221;t=browsable;w=0 census images] including information about each person’s residence, age, birthplace, occupation, other family members, and neighbors.  
  
[http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/default.aspx?rt=35 Ancestry.com] ($), a subscription Internet site, has indexes and images to all available federal census population schedules for 1900 U.S. military and naval forces, 1910 U.S. military and naval forces, 1920, and 1930.  
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[http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/default.aspx?rt=35 Ancestry.com] ($), a subscription Internet site, has indexes and images to all available federal census population schedules for 1900 U.S. military and naval forces, and civilians and military personnel in 1910, 1920, and 1930.  
  
[http://persi.heritagequestonline.com/hqoweb/library/do/census/browse HeritageQuest], an Internet service available at selected libraries, has images to all available federal census population schedules from 1900 to 1930, and indexes except for 1930.
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[http://persi.heritagequestonline.com/hqoweb/library/do/census/browse HeritageQuest], an Internet service available at selected libraries, has images to all available federal census population schedules from 1900 to 1930, and indexes except for 1930.  
  
 
=== Available on Microfilm  ===
 
=== Available on Microfilm  ===

Revision as of 04:18, 20 April 2009

United States  >  U.S. Census  >  Puerto Rico Census

The Treaty of Paris (1898) ceded Puerto Rico to the United States (from Spain). Only U.S. Military and Naval Forces were included in the 1900 census of Puerto Rico. However, civilians have been included ever since then.

To find ancestors living in Puerto Rico in 1910, 1920, and 1930 search the census online databases as if you were searching in any other state.

Available Online

Online Census Indexes and Images Available for Puerto Rico

Free
Free at Selected Libraries
Fee Based for Home
Year
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Images
Index
Images
Index
Images
1900 FamilySearch
FamilySearch (Armed Forces)
Ancestry
HeritageQuest
Ancestry
HeritageQuest
Ancestry Ancestry
1910

Ancestry
HeritageQuest
Ancestry
HeritageQuest
Ancestry Ancestry
1920

Ancestry
HeritageQuest
Ancestry
HeritageQuest
Ancestry Ancestry
1930

Ancestry
Ancestry
HeritageQuest
Ancestry Ancestry

FamilySearch Record Search has a free Internet census indexes and images to the 1900 census for U.S. armed forces in Puerto Rico. The index shows every name listed on the census and is also linked to census images including information about each person’s residence, age, birthplace, occupation, other family members, and neighbors.

Ancestry.com ($), a subscription Internet site, has indexes and images to all available federal census population schedules for 1900 U.S. military and naval forces, and civilians and military personnel in 1910, 1920, and 1930.

HeritageQuest, an Internet service available at selected libraries, has images to all available federal census population schedules from 1900 to 1930, and indexes except for 1930.

Available on Microfilm

Federal census records on microfilm are available from the Family History Library and Family History Centers, and Regional Branches of U.S. National Archives.

General. The Family History Library also has microfilms of censuses taken in Puerto Rico for the years 1900-1901, 1903, 1908-1909, 1912, 1916, 1920, 1922, 1923, 1926, and 1945.

1900. For a Soundex index on microfilm for Puerto Rico, see the U.S. Military and Naval, 1900 Federal Census: Soundex and Population Schedules. For a microfilm of the U.S. military population schedules, see FHL film 1249702.

1910. For a microfilm of the military population schedules in Puerto Rico, see the U.S. Military and Naval, 1910 Federal Census: Population Schedules. (FHL film 1375797).

1920. For a Soundex index and civilian populations schedules on microfilm, see Puerto Rico, 1920 Federal Census: Soundex and Population Schedules.

1930. For a microfilm of the civilian populations schedules, see Puero Rico, 1930 Federal Census: Population Schedules; NARA microfilm publications T626. (FHL film 2342363).