Guayanilla, Puerto Rico Genealogy

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The first Europeans settled in this area in 1511. Guayanilla was founded by Puerto Ricans of Spanish descent, known as criollos. Guayanilla grew quickly and was established as a separate municipality on February 27, 1833 by Governor Miguel de la Torre. Populations 21,600. [1]

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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, "Guayanilla, Puerto Rico," Wikipedia, The Free Encylopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guayanilla,_Puerto_Rico, accessed 12/17/20.