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This article is about the eastern U.S. state. For other uses, see Delaware (disambiguation).

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Welcome to the Delaware page,
the First State

Hagley mill race, Brandywine Creek, New Castle County, DE.
Most unique genealogical features:
  • DE was part of "New Sweden." Many early church records were in Swedish.
  • Later, Delaware was also briefly part of New Netherland.
  • Due to boundary disputes, some early DE land records are found in MD.[1]
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Delaware Counties

Extinct or Renamed Jurisdictions:  Deale | Hoarekill | New Amistel | St. Jones | Upland | Durham, MD | old Worcester, MD | New Netherland | New Sweden

Click on the map to go to a county page. Hover over it to see a county name. To see a larger map, click here.

Major Repositories

Delaware Public Archives · Historical Society of Delaware · Delaware Genealogical Society · National Archives Mid Atlantic Region (Philadelphia) · Allen County Public Library
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Migration Routes

Delaware River · Atlantic Coast Ports · Fall Line Road · King's Highway

Featured Content

The article, United States Emigration and Immigration lists several important sources for finding information about immigrants. These nationwide sources include references to people who settled in Delaware. Also, the Tracing Immigrant Origins article introduces the principles, search strategies, and additional record types you can use to identify an immigrant ancestor's hometown.

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Sources

  1. Alice Eichholz, ed., Redbook: American State, County, and Town Sources, 3rd ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 297. (FHL Book 973 D27rb). [WorldCat entry].