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== Where to Find the Records  ==
 
== Where to Find the Records  ==
  
=== FamilySearch Historical Record Collections ===
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*[http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/w2w/puerto_rico.htm Puerto Rico Birth, Death, Marriage Certificates]
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*[http://www.prfaa.com/services_individuals.asp#certificates Vital records in Puerto Rico]
  
An online collection containing this record is located in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1682798 FamilySearch.org.]
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'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''
  
A wiki article describing this collection is found at:
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*[[Puerto Rico Civil Registration Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
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*[[Puerto Rico, Records of Foreign Residents (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
*[[Puerto Rico Civil Registration Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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[[Category:Puerto_Rico]]
 
[[Category:Puerto_Rico]]

Revision as of 20:00, 10 August 2012

Template:Puerto Rico-stubUnited States Gotoarrow.png Puerto Rico Gotoarrow.png Civil Registration

History

Civil registration began in Puerto Rico in 1885. Most municipalities have births, marriages, and deaths from 1885, but some have records from earlier years. Also this records in municipalities start at the time the town was founded like in morovis the records start in 1835, in corozal in 1817, in manati in 1789 ans so on.

Where to Find the Records

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at: