Getting Started with Puerto Rican Genealogy: An introduction to researching Puerto Rican records and resources

Throughout this presentation you will learn how to use your personal family stories in conjunction with both records from the United States and Puerto Rico to begin building your family tree.  Presenter Luis Ariel Rivera will use personal stories, photos, and family documents to walk you through this process and teach you tips and tricks to unlocking your Puerto Rican genealogy.

  

Luis Ariel Rivera began researching his Puerto Rican roots in 2004 and his research revolves around various towns in Puerto Rico, the French territorial islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique, and Spain (mainly Andalucía and Mallorca). He is a member of the SPG (Sociedad Puertorriqueña de Genealogía), the NGS (National Genealogical Society), and completed Boston University’s 15-week Genealogical Research Certificate Program. He is currently studying with ProGen Study Groups and hopes to become a Certified Genealogist in the near future. You can follow his research at: www.boricuagenes.com

 

This FREE program is cohosted with the Historical Society of Plainfield / Drake House Museum. Registration is required.

 

Contact Information
  1. Local History Dept.
  2. 908-757-1111 x136
  3. genealogy@plfdpl.info
Sat, October 02
10:30 am — 12:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 10/02/2021 10:30am 10/02/2021 12:00pm America/New_York Getting Started with Puerto Rican Genealogy: An introduction to researching Puerto Rican records and resources

Throughout this presentation you will learn how to use your personal family stories in conjunction with both records from the United States and Puerto Rico to begin building your family tree. Presenter Luis Ariel Rivera will use personal stories, photos, and family documents to walk you through this process and teach you tips and tricks to unlocking your Puerto Rican genealogy.

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