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Delmarva is comprised of portions of Virginia and Maryland, and all of Delaware. It served as a major center of European immigration into North America. In colonial times, the Peninsula became home to residents whose origin included both Africa and Northern Europe. The peninsula is bounded on the East Coast by the Atlantic Ocean, Delaware River and Delaware Bay and the West Coast by the Chesapeake Bay.
Places / Localities
African American Resources ~ Maryland State Archives
- Sussex County Delaware Cemeteries ~ USGenWeb
- Delmarva Cemeteries ~ Cindy's Cemetery Page
- Jewish Cemeteries of Delmarva Peninsula
- 1850 New Castle County Delaware Census index ~ USGenWeb
- 1860 Kent County Census images ~ USGenWeb Census Project
- 1880 Census ~ FamilySearch.org (searchable)
- 1880 Michigan Census Extracts (people born in Delaware)
- Sussex County Delaware Bible Records ~ USGenWeb
- Methodist/Protestant Church Records ~ Cindy
- Asbury Church Records ~ Cindy
Delaware Slavery Papers ~ State of Delaware
The primary Indians of the peninsula prior to the arrival of Europeans were the Assateague, and included the Assateague, Transquakin, Choptico, Moteawaughkin, Quequashkecaquick, Hatsawap, Wachetak, Marauqhquaick, and Manaskson. They were all under the guidance of the Chief of the Assateague.
Digital Image Retrieval for All Land Records in Maryland ~ Maryland Archives
- Sussex County Delaware WWI Draft Cards ~ USGenWeb
- Sussex County Delaware WWII Army Enlistment Records ~ USGenWeb
Maryland Debt Book Index 1773-1775 ~ Maryland Archives
Societies and Libraries
- Archives of Maryland
- Delaware Public Archives
- Edward H. Nabb Research Center
- Somerset County MDGenWeb
- Wicomco County MDGenWeb
- Delmarva Almanac
- ↑ http://nabbhistory.salisbury.edu/dho/themes/index.html
- ↑ http://www.godelmarva.com/fyi/history/75-delmarva-history.html
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