Cataño, Puerto Rico Genealogy

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Puerto Rico Wiki Topics
Puerto Rico flag.png
Beginning Research
Record Types
Puerto Rico Background
Local Research Resources

Guide to Municipality of Cataño family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Municipality of Cataño
Ask the
Community


History[edit | edit source]

Catano was named after the first doctor in Puerto Rico during the years of early colonization (1564-1568). Catano is the smallest municipality in Puerto Rico. It was founded in 1927.
The area's economy is fueled by rum distilleries, transport, and logistics.
In 2010, the population was 28,140. [1]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

More recent records are protected by privacy laws. However, close relatives can request them for genealogy.


Online Records[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

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, "Cataño, Puerto Rico," Wikipedia, The Free Encylopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cata%C3%B1o,_Puerto_Rico, accessed 12/15/20.