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Delaware River{{·}} [[Atlantic Coast Ports]]{{·}} [[Fall Line Road]]{{·}} [[King's Highway]]
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The article, [[United States Emigration and Immigration|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|Tracing Immigrant Origins]] article introduces the principles, search strategies, and additional record types you can use to identify an immigrant ancestor's hometown.  
 
The article, [[United States Emigration and Immigration|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|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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*The [http://www.degenweb.net/ Delaware GenWeb Project] provides county information about formation date, parent county, county seat, bibliography, cemeteries, census, churches, towns, history, look ups, obituaries, queries, repositories, surname registry, and many Internet links.  
 
*The [http://www.degenweb.net/ Delaware GenWeb Project] provides county information about formation date, parent county, county seat, bibliography, cemeteries, census, churches, towns, history, look ups, obituaries, queries, repositories, surname registry, and many Internet links.  
 
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/delawaregenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy & Family History Network - Delaware]  
 
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/delawaregenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy & Family History Network - Delaware]  
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*[[Delaware Wilmington City Vital Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Delawarre Wilmington City Vital Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Delaware Wilmington City Vital Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Delawarre Wilmington City Vital Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
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[[FamilySearch Wiki:Help wanted on the Delaware pages|Find more opportunities to help with the Delaware pages]].  
 
[[FamilySearch Wiki:Help wanted on the Delaware pages|Find more opportunities to help with the Delaware pages]].  
 
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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]
Sussex CountyKent CountyNew Castle CountyDelaware-county-map.gif

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.

Research Tools

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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].