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XI. Puerto Rico

  • Acosta, Ursula, and David E. Cuesta Camacho.
    Familias de Cabo Rojo. Prólogo de Diana Ramírez de Arellano. 1a ed. [Hormigueros?], Puerto Rico: [s.n.], 1983. xii, 139, 90 p. Ill., ports.
    LC call number: CS258 .C3 A27 1983
    LC control number: 83090060
    Catalog Record

    Genealogies of 16 families of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico. It covers the 18th and 19th centuries and includes the names Acosta, Brau Wiscovich, Cofresí (von Kupferschein), Colberg, Cuesta, del Toro, Doitteau, Graniela, Jorge, Ortiz de Peña, Ortiz de la Renta, Pabón-Dávila, Quiñones, Ramírez de Arellano, Ronda, and Zapeta.

  • Casablanca, Marie-Jeanne.
    L'émigration corse à Porto Rico. Corte [France]: Editions "Le signet," 1993. 246 p. Maps.
    LC call number: F1983 .C67 E6 1993
    LC control number: 96111288
    Catalog Record

  • Castro Llombart, Teresa de.
    Rescate del libro primero de matrimonios de la santa yglesia catedral de San Juan de Puerto Rico Nuestra Señora de los Remedios. [Puerto Rico?: s.n.], 1991. 19, 20, 444 p.
    LC call number: CS258 .S26 C37 1991
    LC control number: 93126821
    Catalog Record

Records of 465 marriages from 1653 to 1725, giving dates, names of principals and their parents, of priests and witnesses, occupation of groom, birth place of bride and groom. Name indexes for brides and for grooms.

  • Cifre de Loubriel, Estela.
    Catálogo de extranjeros residentes en Puerto Rico en el Siglo XIX. Río Piedras: Ediciones de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, 1962. lxii, 190 p. Maps.
    LC call number: F1983 .A1 C5
    LC control number: 79236358
    Catalog Record

    Entries on 4,806 foreigners, giving place of birth, age, profession, place of residence, accompanying family members, and citation of sources. Seventy-four countries of origin are noted. Maps show precise distribution of French, Venezuelans, Italians, Dominicans, immigrants from Curacao and Santa Cruz, North Americans, and Englishmen.

  • Cifre de Loubriel, Estela.
    La formación del pueblo puertorriqueño. Contribución de los gallegos, asturianos y santanderinos. 1. ed. Río Piedras, P.R.: Editorial de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, 1989. 585 p. Ill., map.
    LC call number: F1983 .S63C54 1989
    LC control number: 88014366
    Catalog Record

    Contains 5,241 brief biographies with genealogical information about 19th-century immigrants to Puerto Rico from Galicia, Asturias, and Santander (3,117 from Galicia, 1,668 from Asturias, 456 from Santander). Lists of males of each group, with names of wife or fiancee, and place of origin in Spain. For widows, name of deceased husband is given. Statistical table for each of the three groups giving number of persons practicing specific professions and for each profession the number from each town in Spain. List of towns with number of people from each residing in Puerto Rico. Pages 175-585 list men and women by paternal surname with a brief biography containing some or all of the following data: parents, place of birth, spouse and spouse's place of birth, educational background, date of emigration, profession, place of employment in Puerto Rico including name of business or firm, military background, military or civil honors conferred, date and cause of death, and survivors.

  • Cifre de Loubriel, Estela.
    La formación del pueblo puertorriqueño. La contribución de los catalanes, baleáricos y valencianos. San Juan, Puerto Rico: Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, 1975. 485 p. Ill.
    LC call number: F1983 .C38 C57
    LC control number: 76460878
    Catalog Record

    Lists 5,574 brief biographies with genealogical information about 19th-century immigrants to Puerto Rico from Lérida, Gerona, Barcelona, Tarragona, Castellón, Valencia, Alicante, and the Balearic Islands. Tables show the number of immigrants from each town in Spain, the number of residents in Puerto Rican towns from each of the above provinces. Three maps of Puerto Rico show towns having ten or more residents in the 19th century from Catalonia, Valencia, or the Balearics. Lists of immigrant men who married Puerto Rican women, who achieved public office or acclaim, who engaged in civic activities or served in the military. There is a 30-page list of names by profession. Biographical entries name parents, place of birth, and spouse, tells year of emigration and the reason for it, place of residence in Puerto Rico, and date of death. For those who served in the military their regiment, date of enlistment, and battles in which participated. Each entry ends with a citation of sources, including page or box number.

  • Cifre de Loubriel, Estela.
    La formación del pueblo puertorriqueño: la contribución de los isleño-canarios. 1. ed. San Juan, P.R.: Centro de Estudios Avanzados de Puerto Rico y el Caribe, 1995. 498 p. Ill., maps, facsims.
    LC call number: F1983 .S64 C545 1995
    LC control number: 96117667
    Catalog Record

    Contains 2,733 brief biographies with genealogical information about 19th-century immigrants from the Canary Islands. Representative photographs of various kinds of Spanish and U.S. documents consulted by the author. List of Canary Islanders who retained Spanish citizenship, with town of origin and Puerto Rican town of residence; list of those who took U.S. citizenship; married male and female Canary Islanders in Puerto Rico, with spouse's place of birth. Pages 237-498 contain the biographies, with the same breadth of information as in the other three volumes. Exhaustive bibliographical sources for every name.

  • Cifre de Loubriel, Estela.
    La Formación del pueblo puertorriqueño: la contribución de los vascongados, navarros y aragoneses. 1a ed. San Juan, P.R.: Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, 1986. 339 p. Map.
    LC call number: F1983 .S64 C543 1986
    LC control number: 94236323
    Catalog Record

    Contains 1,886 brief biographies with genealogical information about 19th-century immigrants from the Basque country, Navarre and Aragon (787 Basque, 322 Navarre, 777 Aragon). Separate lists of Basques, Navarrans, and Aragonese married to Puerto Ricans, with name and birth place of spouse; married to Spaniards or foreigners, with name and birth place of spouse; married, with name of spouse but spouse's birthplace unknown. Place names of Navarre, Aragon, and the Basque country with number of immigrants to Puerto Rico from each. Pages 143-339 contain the biographies, which provide the same breadth of information as in Cifre's other three volumes. Exhaustive bibliographical sources for every name.

  • The commuter nation: perspectives on Puerto Rican migration. Edited by Carlos Antonio Torre, Hugo Rodríguez Vecchini, and William Burgos. 1. ed. Río Piedras, P.R: Editorial de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, 1994. 401 p.
    LC call number: JV7381 .C66 1994
    LC control number: 91027083
    Catalog Record

    Fifteen articles in seven categories: overview, economics, children, women, return migration, Puerto Rican culture yesterday and today, political status.

  • Crónicas de Puerto Rico: desde la conquista hasta nuestros días, 1493-1955. Selección, introd. y notas por Eugenio Fernández Méndez. 2. ed. [Río Piedras, P.R.]: Editorial U.P.R, 1969, t.p. 1973. xx, 694 p. Ill.
    LC call number: F1952 .C76 1973
    LC control number: 79118178
    Catalog Record

  • Cubano, Astrid Iguina.
    Un puente entre Mallorca y Puerto Rico: la emigración de Sóller, 1830-1930. 1. ed. Colombres, Asturias [Spain]: Archivo de Indianos, 1993. 184 p. Ill., maps.
    LC call number: F1983 .S63 C83 1993
    LC control number: 94227679
    Catalog Record
  • Font, Cecilio R.
    Primera aproximación a las familias Font, Etxeandía. El Pepino [i.e., San Sebastián, P.R: s.n.], 1987. 127, [5] leaves. Ill., maps.
    LC call number: CS259 .F66 1987
    LC control number: 96108118
    Catalog Record

  • Gaulden, Edmund Colón.
    Colón families of the seventeenth century in Puerto Rico: their roots and notable descendants. Orange, Calif.: E. Colón Gaulden, 1988. 127 p. Facsims., geneal. tables, ports.
    LC call number: CS259 .C65 1988
    LC control number: 88091389
    Catalog Record

    Genealogy of one family from 1680 to the time of publication. Includes 68 pages of photocopied primary documents and a bibliography.

  • Los Inmigrantes indocumentados dominicanos en Puerto Rico: realidad y mitos. Editado por Juan E. Hernández Cruz. San Germán, PR: Centro de Publicaciones, Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico, 1989. viii, 96 p.
    LC call number: JV7388 .D65 I56 1989
    LC control number: 90113037
    Catalog Record

    Detailed history, supported by statistics, by six specialists. Covers 18th-20th centuries. Bibliographies.

  • La Migración en Puerto Rico: características de la población migrante, 1983-84. Santurce, P.R.: Junta de Planificación, Area de Planificación Económica y Social, Negociado de Estadísticas, 1986. 198 p. Ill.
    LC call number: JV7381 .M54 1986
    LC control number: 86622851
    Catalog Record

A study of migration in the mid-1980s that attempts to establish statistical profiles of various kinds of people migrating to and from Puerto Rico.

  • Partidas de nacimiento [Compilación de] Martín Gaudier. [Puerto Nuevo], P.R.: [Gaudier].
    LC call number: CS257 .P37
    LC control number: 76482533
    Catalog Record

  • Peregrinos de la libertad: documentos y fotos de exilados puertorriqueños del siglo XIX localizados en los archivos y bibliotecas de Cuba. Recopilación y ensayos introductorios por Félix Ojeda Reyes. 1.ed. Río Piedras, P.R: Instituto de Estudios del Caribe Editorial de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, 1992. iv, 245 p. Ill. (some col.), facsims., maps, ports.
    LC call number: F1973 .P425 1992
    LC control number: 92003679
    Catalog Record

  • Ramírez Brau, Enrique.
    Orígenes portorriqueños. 2 vols. San Juan: P.R., Imprenta Baldrich, [1942-45]. Ports., facsims. (1 fold.) geneal. tables.
    LC call number: CS259 .R3 1942
    LC control number: 43002857
    Catalog Record

    Covers the years 1653-1853. Exhaustive genealogical study of the name Ramírez de Arellano, reproducing primary documents and tracing all branches as far as possible. Includes many allied families.

  • Rosado, Samuel.
    As for my ancestors: a brief in detail history of the Rosado family from Puerto Rico. [New York?]: S. Rosado, [1994?]. 62 leaves.
    LC call number: CS259 .R67 1994
    LC control number: 94210475
    Catalog Record

    The author's genealogy from the 18th century to the time of publication, taken from primary sources.

  • Rosario Natal, Carmelo.
    Exodo puertorriqueño: (las emigraciones al Caribe y Hawaii, 1900-1915). San Juan, P.R.: C. Rosario Natal, 1983. 136 p., [4] leaves of plates. Ill., ports.
    LC call number: JV7381 .R67 1983
    LC control number: 84200148
    Catalog Record

  • Rosario Rivera, Raquel.
    Los emigrantes llegados a Puerto Rico procedentes de Venezuela entre 1810-1848, (incluye registro de emigrados). 1. ed. Hato Rey, P. R: Dra. Raquel Rosario Rivera, PO Box 4544, Hato Rey, P.R. 00918, 1992. 343 p. Ill., map.
    LC call number: F1983 .A1 E65 1992
    LC control number: 94177267
    Catalog Record

    A 193-page study of conditions in Venezuela that led to a mass emigration beginning in 1810. Describes experiences of immigrants who settled in Puerto Rico. Individual names are listed in the following 100 pages. Entries give name, city of origin, city of settlement, age, race, profession, country of birth, and name of spouse. The final 144 pages list the sources of information consulted for each immigrant.

  • Sáez, Florencio.
    Guayanilla, Barrio Pasto: genealogía del apellido Sáez. [Puerto Rico?]: Editorial Palma Real, 1995. 151 p.
    LC call number: CS259 .S34 1995
    LC control number: 96118401
    Catalog Record

    Includes an index of all personal names occurring in the book.

  • Santiago Torres, José.
    Nuestros ancestros: estudio genealógico: historia de los apellidos Sellés-Aponte de San Lorenzo, Solá-López de Caguas.1a ed. [S.l: s.n.], 1986. 115 p., [15] leaves of plates. Ill., facsims., ports.
    LC call number: CS259 .S45 1986
    LC control number: 86207079
    Catalog Record

  • Tió, Aurelio.
    Nuevas fuentes para la historia de Puerto Rico; documentos inéditos o poco conocidos cuyos orginales se encuentran en el Archivo General de Indias en la ciudad de Seville, España. [1. ed.]. San Germán: Ediciones de la Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico, [1961]. xix, 653 p. Col. illus., maps (part fold.) col. coat of arms, facsims.
    LC call number: F1973 .T5
    LC control number: 62045250
    Catalog Record
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